Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event at Apple's headquarters Oct. 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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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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Listen to Part Two
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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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Tristan Walker founded Code2040, an internship program designed to bring Latino and black engineering undergrads to Silicon Valley. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Star Wants To Make Diversity Plug-And-Play For Silicon Valley
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