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Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Ford opens new Silicon Valley research lab to attract tech talent, work on autonomous cars   —  Ford's new Silicon Valley outpost seeks tech talent  —  PALO ALTO, Calif. — The earth-toned office building looks like any other here in Silicon Valley, an airy low-rise designed …
Jan 23, 2015, 11:05 AMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Verizon earnings meet estimates despite 4Q net loss   —  Verizon shares dropped slightly after the company reported a net loss in its fourth-quarter earnings, attributed to employee pensions and benefit costs.  However, revenues met expectations thanks to increased wireless and broadband connections.
Jan 22, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Majority of shuttle drivers for Apple, eBay, Yahoo, and Zynga want to join Teamsters union   —  More tech shuttle drivers want union  —  The move to unionize Silicon Valley shuttle bus drivers is spreading.  —  The Teamsters have contacted the CEOs of six Silicon Valley-area companies …
Jan 12, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Intel pledges to increase diversity of its US workers by 2020, will invest $300M to support broader workforce   —  Intel pledges diversity by 2020, invests $300 million  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Intel Corp. has set an aggressive goal of dramatically increasing the diversity of its U.S. workforce by 2020.
Jan 6, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Monster sues Beats; CEO Noel Lee claims he and Monster invented the technology behind Beats By Dre headphones   —  Tech firm Monster sues Beats and founders Dre and Iovine  —  Monster, which co-designed the original Beats By Dr. Dre headphones, is filing suit against Beats Electronics …
Jan 6, 2015, 7:36 PMIn context
USA Today:
At Facebook, Google, and Yahoo minorities are underrepresented in non-technical jobs such as sales and administration   —  Few minorities in non-tech jobs in Silicon Valley, USA TODAY finds  —  SAN FRANCISCO — In 2014, leading technology companies released data showing they vastly underemploy African Americans and Hispanics.
Jan 4, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Google to create new versions of its most popular products for kids 12 and under starting early next year   —  Google to revamp its products with 12-and-under focus  —  SAN FRANCISCO - With Google processing 40,000 search queries a second - or 1.2 trillion a year - it's a safe bet that many of those doing the Googling are kids.
Dec 3, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Apple to donate unspecified “portion” of sales to Global Fund on Black Friday and World Aids Day, partners with developers for (RED) apps and in-app purchases   —  Apple launches massive two-week (RED) campaign  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is glowing (RED) for the holidays.
Nov 23, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook shuttle bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook shuttle bus drivers voted late Wednesday to join the Teamsters union.  —  The vote was 43-28.  —  The union drive was part of a growing campaign in Silicon Valley to secure better pay and working conditions for service workers.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:20 AMIn context
Erin Kelly / USA Today:
Senate effectively kills USA Freedom Act, a bill that proposed an end to NSA phone metadata collection   —  NSA spying bill stalls in Senate vote  —  WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday failed to get the 60 votes needed to advance a bill that would stop the National Security Agency …
Nov 18, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context

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