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US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would grant new power to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and force companies to study if race, gender or other biases underpin their technology.

Crazy work hours and lots of cameras: Silicon Valley goes to China

Silicon Valley once saw China as a copycat, but it now has some of the world’s biggest and most powerful internet companies.

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Indian-American arrested in Silicon Valley over H1B visa fraud

Kishore Kumar Kavuru has been charged with 10 counts of visa fraud and as many counts of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to maintain a pool of foreign workers for the clients of his consulting companies.

Silicon Valley's getting ready to get you fit, but it's not going to be cheap

Now, with a little help from Silicon Valley engineers, home fitness machinery is moving onto the wall.

Automakers, seeking Silicon Valley tech in vehicle systems, land in patent wars

Top automakers are now entering patent battles, as they try to enable their vehicles with cutting-edge technology features being provided by Silicon Valley companies.

Facebook fail is blow for Silicon Valley cult of founder control

Like other Silicon Valley giants, Facebook in 2015 decided to open a new share class, that would help maintain Mark Zuckerberg's hold on the company, even if he lost all his shares. Shareholders sued the company. Facebook has now retracted its lawsuit before the start of the trial.

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Silicon Valley makes rare bet on silicon with startup Barefoot

For nearly two decades, venture capitalists in Silicon Valley have been losing interest in the technology that gave the area its name. One startup is convincing them to take another look at silicon.

CEOs of world's biggest companies are pushing against Trump's temporary immigration ban

The heads of Apple, Ford and Goldman Sachs said that they don't support the executive order the president signed last week, Google said its donating cash to organisations supporting immigrants

Tech companies to meet on legal challenge to Trump immigration order

Group of technology companies plans to to discuss filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging US President Donald Trump's Immigration ban.

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PM Narendra Modi wraps up Silicon Valley tour with SAP Center speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a large gathering of Indian Americans at San Jose's SAP Center in Silicon Valley.

PM Narendra Modi tours Silicon Valley, meets top CEOs, hosts 'Digital India' dinner

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Silicon Valley with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship as he became the the first Indian premier to visit the world’s leading tech hub.

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