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Google Unveils Reorganization Plan and Announces New Parent Company Called Alphabet

Google's CEO Larry Page will now serve as the new CEO of Alphabet

Google reveals new reorganization plan and announces new parent company, Alphabet

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STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Free online camp gets kids outside doing science experiments

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Market Response

One way or another, the flag is flying off shelves

Sales of the Confederate flag have increased following the massacre in South Carolina.

By Michael Tolbert

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Google Photos App: Worth More Than Words

New app lets users do more and it costs less

The new app effortlessly organizes photos chronologically, geographically and, with the facial recognition feature, it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Google Still Struggling to Diversify Workplace

Report shows large gender and racial gap amongst tech giant employees

Google’s updated report shows the tech giant is still struggling to diversity its workforce.

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Google I/O Keynote Announces New Features and Products

Company demonstrated new features, including software that anticipates questions before you ask them

Google’s highly anticipated Google I/O keynote came a slew of announcements that look to shake…

By Joel Lyons

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Google and Apple to Enhance Mobile Payments Apps

Google Wallet and Apple Pay are set to introduce new features they hope will attract more users

Mobile payments are getting a fresh take by Google Wallet and Apple Pay, according to…

By Joel Lyons

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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…

By Joel Lyons

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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…

By Joel Lyons

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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…

By Joel Lyons

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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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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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