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Google embeds engineers as professors
[...] there was her name: In ongoing efforts to diversify Silicon Valley's tech sector, Google is embedding engineers at a handful of Historically Black Colleges and Universities where they teach, mentor and advise on curriculum. Today 35 percent...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, the first day of May, erasing much of a loss the day before. Most Asian and European markets were closed for a holiday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 183....
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
US decides not to investigate Toyota unwanted acceleration
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have rejected a Rhode Island man's request for an investigation into low-speed unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Corolla compact cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in documents...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts
(AP) — At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. The agencies are taking the long view in fulfilling an insatiable need for cybersecurity experts, both in government and private...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
Buffett defends Berkshire Hathaway's manufactured home unit
(AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett has offered a strong defense of Berkshire Hathaway's manufactured home unit at the start of Berkshire's annual meeting. The story said Clayton appeared to be using predatory lending practices at higher rates than...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights
BEIJING (AP) — A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. André Borschberg, 62, is due to fly over...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday. In an interview last...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
Buffett praises 3G Capital's cost-cutting style of business
(AP) — Investor Warren Buffett is defending the aggressive cost cutting that 3G Capital is using at companies the firm has worked with Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway to buy. Buffett told an arena full of Berkshire shareholders Saturday that he's never...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
New site, app, links celebrities, charities and donors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chatting on the red carpet with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence; recording a country song with Clint Black; working a relief mission with Patricia Arquette; receiving a serenade from Michael Bolton on a Caribbean island. The...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM
Comcast must show what's next after collapse of deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which reports financial results on Monday, faces some tough questions about what's next for the country's biggest cable company after its dreams of a far-reaching network collapsed with the death of its $45 billion Time...
May 3, 2015 | 12:03 PM