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Google's Android mobile software piles on more users

New figures shared by the tech giant show that Android's reach extends to almost 20 percent of the world's population.

By September 29, 2015


East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015


Obama pushes for more diversity in tech

At the first-ever White House Demo Day, President Obama announces a series of initiatives to bring more women and minorities into the tech sector and urges the industry to "not leave half the team on the bench."

By August 4, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015


In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015


Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015


Facebook tests program to boost diversity in the workplace

The social-media giant wants to increase the number of minorities in its workforce -- which is overwhelmingly white and male.

By June 18, 2015


Women in tech don't get the same respect as men, survey says

Most Americans also believe more women should study tech and science.

By May 20, 2015


Women in tech: The numbers don't add up

The percentage of female employees working at large technology companies is oddly consistent. But drilling down finds the problem is worse than the numbers suggest.

By May 6, 2015