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Microsoft to Harness Unused TV Channels to Help Get More of Rural America Online

Silicon Valley has dreamed up hot air balloons, drones and constellations of mini-satellites to connect the world to the internet. Now Microsoft is adding its own moonshot to solve the digital divide into that mix. (more…)

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WikiLeaks to Give Tech Companies Access to CIA Hacking Techniques

WikiLeaks will allow tech companies access to much more detailed information about CIA hacking techniques so they can "develop fixes" before the information is widely published, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Thursday. (more…)

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Wikileaks’ CIA Hacking Leak Sends Tech Companies Scrambling to Offer Fixes

Tech companies must rapidly step up information sharing to protect users from prying eyes, a security software executive said on Wednesday after WikiLeaks released a trove of documents detailing the CIA's capacity to hack all manner of devices. (more…)

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Charges of Sexism and Sexual Harassment at Uber Sounds Wake-up Call for SIlicon Valley

Explosive charges at Uber are shining a bright light on what has for years been an unsettling reality in Silicon Valley: Women here say they routinely confront sexism and harassment on the job. (more…)

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Ford Bets $1 Billion on Self-driving Car Startup in Pennsylvania

Ford Motor is betting $1 billion on the world's self-driving car future. (more…)

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Apple, Google, Uber, Facebook, and Netflix Join Lawsuit Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Several large tech companies—including Apple, Google, and Uber—have sided with Washington state in the court battle against President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens from predominantly Muslim countries. The companies are among many others who filed briefs Sunday in a federal appellate court arguing that the Trump order hurts

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Executives From Netflix, Google, Facebook Sign Open Letter Opposing Trump’s Immigration Ban

Executives from Netflix, Google and Facebook have signed a tech industry open letter opposing President Trump’s immigration ban, according to a Mother Jones report. The letter is being signed by more than 30 CEOs from some of the largest tech companies, and is scheduled to be delivered to the Trump

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Microsoft Proposes Exception Program to Trump Administration Concerning Immigration Orders

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday said it proposed a program to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration allowing people from seven predominantly Muslim nations to enter and leave the United States on business or family emergency travel if they hold valid work or student visas and have not committed any crimes.

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Google Creates $4 Million Crisis Fund for Immigration Campaign

Google executives are matching their deeds with donations. (more…)

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The Best of the Best Jobs in America Require STEM Skills

Hey kids, want to grow up to land the best job in the country? (more…)

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Google’s Self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids Are Ready to Hit the Road

Google's fleet of 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids is finally ready to hit the road. (more…)

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Google Teams Up With ‘Hidden Figures’ to Bust Stereotypes

Google is hoping the stereotype-busting message in the new film Hidden Figures will encourage more women and people of color to study computer science. (more…)

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Pinterest Stresses Importance of Diversity After 2016 Election

At Pinterest's weekly staff meeting on the Friday after the presidential election, co-founders Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp and diversity chief Candice Morgan got up and reiterated the company's commitment to diversity and inclusion. (more…)

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