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Google admits that it hires too many white guys and not enough women

Google may mostly hire white males, but it does have a few women and ethnic minorities on staff too. Does Google play favorites, or is there another reason for the lack of diversity in tech?
Mobile

Mobile is everything, BuzzFeed dominates, and other big trends shaping the Internet today

Mobile is taking over the Internet in Kleiner Perkins analyst Mary Meeker's annual Internet trends report. As traditional forms of media such as TV, advertising, news, and money go mobile how do they change?
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47 percent of American adults were hacked in the last year

A new report shows the extent of cyberattacks launched over the past 12 months. According to research firm Ponemon Institute, 110 million Americans had their personal information compromised over the time period.
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Yahoo is launching a YouTube competitor this summer

Yahoo plans to launch its own YouTube competitor this summer. The video-streaming service will offer competitive ad rates and a bigger slice of revenue to video creators, but will it dethrone the king of Internet video?
Computing

Court upholds FCC’s plan to fund upgrades for broadband access in rural areas

A court upheld an FCC decision to divert funds originally intended for improving land line access, towards upgrades for broadband service in rural areas. You can learn more about the case here.
Web

If your company isn’t outraging users, you must not be keeping up

Is another move invading user privacy even a surprise from Facebook anymore? Sadly not, and our outrage followed by complacence has become just as cyclical.
Computing

Cox Communications joins Google Fiber and AT&T in the gigabit Internet rollout race

Cox Communications joins Google and AT&T with its announcement that it will roll out gigabit Internet connections in Phoenix; Las Vegas; and Omaha, Nebraska, before expanding to all its markets by the end of 2016.
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Yelp restaurant reviews helping NYC officials to identify outbreaks of food poisoning

Health officials in NY City are using Yelp restaurant reviews to help them locate eateries with dodgy hygiene practices. As many people fail to report incidents of food poisoning to the authorities, the reviews are turning out to be a rich…
Music

Dropp.fm aims to become the first social network for music

NYC startup Dropp.fm wants to become the first social network for music. Founder Parker Lieberman thinks Dropp will be the "record collection for a new generation."
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Yelp plans to add new video feature to its reviews

Feel like your written review on Yelp just doesn't properly convey your angst? Now you can properly tell people what you think. The social review site is adding a new video feature to its mobile app.
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Meet DarkCoin, the newest cryptocurrency for all your shady transactions

The digital currency, which is being pushed as a more untraceable alternative to bitcoin, is in the midst of a boom, recently passing Dogecoin to become the world’s fourth largest cryptocurrency.
Computing

How to enable hands free voice search in Google Chrome

Google just enabled hands-free voice search in the full version of its desktop Web browser. Want to give it a whirl? Here, we tell you how to enable the feature.