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Google is not favoring its own products in search results, it said today in an official response to charges brought by European antitrust regulators in April. The company submitted a 150-page rebuttal to charges by Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission's antitrust chief.
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A postage-stamp-sized kit with a chip Intel developed for wearable technology will be used in a high-tech assault on global bee colony collapse. The Sunnyvale chip giant said Monday that a kit powered by the company's Edison chip will be distributed worldwide by Australia's national science ...
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Getting tired of your iPhone? Samsung will let you try out its latest Galaxy phones for a month for a dollar. Described as the “Ultimate Test Drive,” iPhone users can check out what all the Android hubbub is about and test the latest Galaxy phones, including the S6, S6 Edge, and Note 5, ...
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You can't really blame the watchdogs of our federal skies for being worried about DOBB – Drone Operators Behaving Badly. If we haven't yet entered the crisis stage, with near-misses and all sorts of sky-high mishaps by private drone enthusiasts, then we're damn close.
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Using the same high-resolution aerial imagery that powers its online maps, Google on Monday introduced a new tool that lets Bay Area homeowners calculate the costs and benefits of installing rooftop solar panels. Typing a home address into Google's new Project Sunroof website sends a user to a ...
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Rumors have swirled for months asserting that Apple is designing a self-driving car, and maybe the company is, but a report Friday that the Cupertino giant scouted out a high-tech road testing site in the East Bay doesn't show that the iPhone maker is working on autonomous driving.
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On Thursday, Tom Perkins, a former Hewlett-Packard board member who voted to fire Carly Fiorina from the company's helm 10 years ago, came to her defense. He paid for a full-page ad in the New York Times, defending her record and calling his vote to fire her “a mistake.” ...
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A newly approved rule means that in a couple of years, we'll have more information about the pay gap between CEOs and workers. Till then, there's this: Average CEO pay is 204 times more than median worker pay, according to new report from jobs site Glassdoor.
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In many ways it's a boom like no other. Tech workers in Santa Clara County are seeing their wages grow more than twice as fast as the wages of all other employees in the region. The surge in tech hiring has made Santa Clara County the strongest job market in the nation, and the San Francisco-San ...
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“Just wrong,” is how Mark Zuckerberg's advocacy group, FWD.us, describes some of Donald Trump's positions on immigration reform. In a statement on the group's website, FWD.us's president, Todd Schulte, refuted some of the immigration reform ideas Trump has supported. Without mentioning Trump by ...
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Lawrence Lessig, the Harvard Law professor and political activist, has given himself until Labor Day to raise $1 million to run as a “referendum president,” says Fast Company, which interviewed him. As of this morning, Lessig has raised nearly $400000 from more than 3000 donors, according to his ...
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In a move that further distinguishes the ride-booking company from other Silicon Valley tech startups, Shuddle announced on Thursday it has hired two experienced professional women — and mothers — to join its executive ranks. Shuddle, a San Francisco startup that makes an app for parents to ...
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