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In this Sept. 24, 2013, photo, Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Facebook plans campaign to ‘friend’ small business

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to increase its advertising and get more clicks on all kinds of ads. It believes tapping into the lucrative small business market will help it achieve those goals. Sheryl […]

05/07/2014

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Google to shield students from digital ads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google will no longer try to sell ads based on personal information collected about students using a suite of products tailored for schools. The changes announced Wednesday revise some of the […]

04/30/2014

In this Sept. 25, 2012, file photo, Google co-founder Sergey Brin gestures after riding in a driverless car with officials, to a bill signing for driverless cars at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google says that cars it has programmed to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists — a […]

04/28/2014

A computer screen shows a password attack in progress at the Norwich University computer security training program in Northfield, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Passwords vulnerable after security flaw found

NEW YORK (AP) — Passwords and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web […]

04/08/2014

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

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