CSin3 students will wear this green sash when they graduate from Cal State Monterey Bay on Saturday. Krista Almanzan/KAZU hide caption

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'Embodiment Of Grit': How Children Of Farm Workers Became Tech Professionals

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Intel announced last month that it is laying off 11 percent of its workforce. As sales of personal computers decline, the company plans to shift its business to cloud computing. Laura Rauch/AP hide caption

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Left Behind In The Mobile Revolution, Intel Struggles To Innovate

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Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco on Nov. 2, 2015. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Biotech's Theranos Offers A Cautionary Tale For Silicon Valley

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Confronting Homogeneity In Apple's Boardroom

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Intel Chief Diversity Officer Danielle Brown speaks during the Women Who Spark Awards presented by Intel in Las Vegas on Jan. 7. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Essence hide caption

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Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

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Adan Faudoa landed a job at Pandora, one of the first tech companies to set up shop in Oakland. Pendarvis Harshaw/Youth Radio hide caption

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As Tech Firms Come To Oakland, So Do Hopes Of Racial Diversity

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey outside the New York Stock Exchange before his company went public on Thursday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Do Underwhelming Square, Match IPOs Mean Bubble Trouble?

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Netflix's Parental Leave Plan Is Groundbreaking — And Unlikely To Spread

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Adam Leeb (left), co-founder of Hemingwrite, and contractor Andrew Ku work in the common space area in TechTown Detroit, a nonprofit business incubator. Jason Margolis/NPR hide caption

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Detroit Hopes To Drive Tech Startups Away From Silicon Valley

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Google was one of five Silicon Valley companies included in a recent study that looked at executive-level representation for Asian-Americans in the tech industry. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Work partners Jon Chintanaroad (left) and Mike Prestano are all smiles now, but founding a tech startup together threatened their friendship — and their business. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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Couples Counseling Catches On With Tech Co-Founders

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Google is doing test flights of its balloons carrying Internet routers around the world. Last June, a balloon was released at the airport in Teresina, Brazil. Google hide caption

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Bringing Internet To The Far Corners Of The Earth

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Ellen Pao, a former partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, says women were excluded from all-male meetings at the company and denied seats on boards. The firm says she was fired for poor performance. Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sex Discrimination Trial Puts Silicon Valley Under The Microscope

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Lincoln, Neb., is home to several startups, which use the city's low cost of living and high quality of life to attract workers. Nicolas Henderson/Flickr hide caption

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Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find A Welcoming Home In The Midwest

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The new doughnut-shaped building will be a mile in circumference. "The office areas are laid out in little wedges all around the building," says Dan Whisenhunt, Apple's vice president of real estate and development. Anya Schultz/KQED hide caption

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Neighbors And Fans Are Curious About Apple's Massive New HQ

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere pitches a plan that allows unlimited music streaming without additional data charges. Some net neutrality proponents want the FCC to limit plans like these; the commission says it will review them on a case-by-case basis. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

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