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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley

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Why Some Silicon Valley Tech Executives Are Bunkering Down For Doomsday

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Why Aren't There More Women In Tech? A Tour Of Silicon Valley's Leaky Pipeline

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Trump And Technology Executives Try To Reconcile Rough Relationship

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Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, supported Hillary Clinton and he says he will continue to work and lobby for what he believes. Lisa Lake/Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Leaders Vow To Resist Trump, But They Also Hope To Find Common Ground

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While much of Silicon Valley has supported Hillary Clinton, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is backing Donald Trump. "We're voting for Trump because we judge the leadership of our country to have failed," Thiel says. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Peter Thiel Stands Out In Silicon Valley For Support Of Donald Trump

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The Man Who Stood Up To Facebook

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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

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Anti-Defamation League Steps Up Efforts To Combat Anti-Semitism Online

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Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote during the Yahoo Mobile Developers Conference on Feb. 18, in San Francisco. Stephen Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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Is There A Double Standard When Female CEOs In Tech Stumble?

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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 Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

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