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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

French President Francois Hollande takes reporter’s question as he and President Barack Obama hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

French leader heads to Silicon Valley to talk tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — France’s president was visiting San Francisco on Wednesday and meeting with Silicon Valley technology leaders, just days after a French regulator hit Google with an embarrassing regulatory slap and after years […]

02/12/2014

In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, file photo, two men fish in the water in front of a barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked barges instead of on land, where city building permits and public plans are mandatory. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Google must move San Francisco ‘mystery’ barge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay because the permits are not in order, a state official […]

02/03/2014

Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman, speaks during a Sept. 5, 2012 press conference in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Google’s Motorola misstep could be Lenovo’s boon

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An expensive mistake by Google could turn into a golden opportunity for China’s Lenovo Group as it expands beyond its success in the personal computer industry. Google is ridding itself of […]

01/30/2014

Abortion opponents (AP Photo)

Anti-abortion activists march in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of abortion opponents marched Saturday through downtown San Francisco for the 10th annual “Walk for Life West Coast.” The protesters rallied at Civic Center Plaza in front of City Hall […]

01/25/2014

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