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Apple's environmental chief to now head all social policy programs

In a sign that Apple is aiming to expand its voice on social issues, Lisa Jackson is promoted to the company's first vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives.

By June 23, 2015

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Facebook reworks diversity programs amid modest gains

The world's largest social network says it's made progress hiring more women and minorities into its ranks, but still isn't "where we want to be."

By June 25, 2015

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Computer program masters Super Mario World, Ep. 207

This week on Crave, artificial intelligence learns to dominate Super Mario World and Columbia University builds little machines that run on evaporating water. And is "Game of Thrones" villain Ramsay Bolton really a good guy? Find out on Crave.

By June 18, 2015

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Crave Ep. 207: Computer program masters Super Mario World

A program uses "neural evolution" to observe, process and safely navigate a level in SNES classic Super Mario World.

By June 18, 2015

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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

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Will self-driving cars be programmed to kill you?

Technically Incorrect: Ethicists are beginning to muse about whether you will be more dispensable than the five people your out-of-control car is about to hit.

By June 17, 2015

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​Apple makes Swift 2 programming language open-source

Apple's programming language is opening itself up to the masses, meaning more apps on more platforms, and more tools in the hands of developers.

By June 8, 2015

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015

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eBay testing buyer loyalty program in Germany

The program, to be offered at an annual fee, will include fast, free shipping and returns for buyers. It could be the start of another potential challenger to Amazon Prime.

By May 21, 2015

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US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015