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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

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Google: Email Password Recovery Questions May Not Be Secure

Questions about your favorite food or first pet may be easily guessed by hackers

Email password recovery questions might not be secure enough to keep hackers out—but might be…

By Joel Lyons

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Google Employees Spend 20% of Work Time on Diversity Efforts

Employees in the Diversity Core program spend one-fifth of their time making the company more friendly to women and minorities

How much of your day does your job let you focus on diversity initiatives? If…

By Joel Lyons

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Facebook Testing Mobile In-App Search Engine

The feature has been tested on 1 trillion posts and bypasses Google search results

TechCrunch reports that Facebook has begun rolling out an in-app “Add A Link” button and…

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Self-Driving Semi Approved for Nevada Highways

Daimler's Freightliner Inspiration Truck still needs a driver to navigate off ramps and local roads

According to Engadget, Daimler’s Freightliner Inspiration Truck has been approved for road travel in Nevada.

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Google to Spend $150 Million on Diversity Initiatives in 2015

The variety of goals seek to break down the barriers at the company and in Silicon Valley

Google will be spending $150 million on diversity initiatives in 2015, seeking to break down…

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Google ‘Embeds’ Engineers at HBCUs to Boost Diversity in Tech

The tech giant takes on Silicon Valley's diversity problem

Silicon Valley is setting up shop at some of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and…

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Google Introduces Wireless Service, Project Fi

A 'network of networks' makes Google a new player in the mobile service industry

Google introduces wireless service Project Fi.

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Google’s Android Wear Update Takes on Apple Watch

A software upgrade allows users to wear smartwatches, but leave their smartphones at home

Android Wear update lets smartwatch users leave smartphones at home.

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New Google Search Procedure Favors Mobile-Friendly Websites

Savvy businesses searched on smartphones will see benefits

Smartphone google searches favor mobile-friendly sites.

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New York City-based All Star Code dropped by Tumblr headquarters to get in on the fun. The non-profit initiative offers young males a curriculum that includes workshops, ongoing mentorship and networking opportunities, as well as a six-week summer intensive program set to start in 2014. ASC founder Christina Lewis Halpern is determined to fill the technology career pipeline with qualified, young black men.

BE Smart: All Star Code Educates Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs

The nonprofit helps diversify the tech space

Christina Lewis Halpern, 34, created All Star Code as a vehicle to diversify the tech…

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Jesse Jackson Praises Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Diversity Efforts

Tech giant among companies recently advocating for opportunities for minorities

Apple is among the tech giants joining the fray in seeking to help drive a…

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Part Two: Google SVP Reveals Top Resume Mistakes

The Google SVP answers common resume questions

After “The Biggest Mistakes I see on Resumes, and How to Correct Them“ received over…

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Part One: Google SVP Reveals Top Resume Mistakes

Laszlo Bock reveals big resume don'ts

Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of People Operations at Google, wrote a two-part feature on…

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Reports: Google Planning to Become Wireless Provider

Google may be your next mobile service provider

Google is looking to partner with Sprint and T-Mobile to offer mobile service.

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The ‘Big Game’: Fan Stats That Raise An Eyebrow

Google released data on football trends and 2014's Super Bowl

Google released search data around the 2014’s Super Bowl and the most recent football trends.…

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How Tech Companies Honored MLK Day

With diversity a major issue, many acknowledged but most did not close doors to commemorate

The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley, as well as the technology industry in general,…

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[Day 3] Google Discusses New Supplier Diversity Efforts

More benefits for minority-owned businesses

Google has relaxed the regulations to allow more minority businesses to participate in its supplier…

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Former Apple Executive to Take Over Google Glass

Tech mogul Tony Faddell plans on revamping and changing the project

Known as “Father of the Ipod” former Apple executive Tony Faddell is now taking the…

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Big Companies Helping Small Businesses With Financing And Other Services

Small businesses become big businesses with a little help

Necole Parker spent 14 years establishing her reputation in the construction and project management industry.…

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