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Google co-founders Sergey Brin, left, and Larry Page at a news conference at Google Inc. headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Another year, another $1 for Google co-founders

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million. Most of Schmidt’s raise stemmed […]

03/28/2014

FILE - This Feb. 24, 2014 file photo shows Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a conference in Barcelona, Spain.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Facebook launches lab to bring Internet everywhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is giving more details about its effort to connect remote parts of the world to the Internet — and it involves drones, lasers and satellites. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday […]

03/27/2014

Tech company CEO's including Google CEO Eric Schmidt, center of group in blue tie, walk to exit the Soutwest Gate of the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week before a self-imposed deadline for a review of National Security Agency programs, President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to […]

03/21/2014

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yahoo stock surges in anticipation of Alibaba IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is getting another lift from its stake China’s Alibaba Group, a thriving Internet company that has helped mask Yahoo’s own financial funk. Investors latched on to Yahoo Monday in anticipation […]

03/17/2014

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California man Googles self; finds he’s wanted

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man was “egosurfing” Google when a search of his name yielded a startling result: He was wanted by police. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday that Christopher Viatafa […]

03/15/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, Google co-founder Sergey Brin gestures after riding in a driverless car to a bill signing for driverless cars at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, held a public hearing to solicit ideas on how to integrate driverless cars, sometimes called "autonomous vehicles," onto public roads. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

California mulls how to regulate driverless cars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sooner or later, consumers will be able to buy cars that rely on computers — not the owner — to do the driving. With that in mind, the California Department of […]

03/11/2014

The Google barge is seen moored at the Port of Stockton Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

5 things to know about Google’s mystery barge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Google barge built with recycled shipping containers proved its seaworthiness Thursday as it cruised from the San Francisco Bay to Stockton. But many other details about the odd-looking vessel remain […]

03/06/2014

The Google barge is seen moored at the Port of Stockton Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Google barge cruising from San Francisco to delta

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco. The odd-looking, four-story vessel made of […]

03/06/2014

This undated image released by Titan Aerospace shows the company's Solara 50 aircraft. (AP Photo/Titan Aerospace)

Reports circulate that Facebook may buy solar drone company

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports in the technology blog Techcrunch […]

03/04/2014

Commuters board the "Triumphant", a catamaran serving as a ferry for Google employees on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Redwood City, Calif.  Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the company's Mountain View campus can now make the trip on an 83-foot, Wi-Fi-equipped catamaran.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Google pledges $6.8M for San Francisco program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids. City officials announced the donation on Thursday and […]

02/28/2014

This Sept. 20, 2012 file photo shows Cindy Lee Garcia, right, one of the actresses in the film "Innocence of Muslims," and attorney M. Cris Armenta at a news conference before a hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Jason Redmond, file)

YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in many parts of the Middle East, prompting widespread riots and influential clerics calling […]

02/26/2014

Jeff Holland takes a picture of some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors that reflect sunlight to boilers that sit on 459-foot towers Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Primm, Nev. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal land near the California-Nevada border, will be opened formally Thursday after years of regulatory and legal tangles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows

PRIMM, Nev. (AP) — A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type […]

02/12/2014

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