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Google's Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

Google’s Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 3:40PM

Can the corporation do right by marketing a new top-level domain?

Topics: Media, /NOW

Asians Have Not Become White, No Matter What Google's Diversity Data Says

Asians Have Not Become White, No Matter What Google’s Diversity Data Says

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 10:45AM

Scot Nakagawa doubles down on why the model minority myth is so destructive.

Topics: Culture

Streaming: Google Exec Releases Company's Race and Gender Numbers

Streaming: Google Exec Releases Company’s Race and Gender Numbers

by Carla Murphy on May 28 2014, 5:57PM

Watch the 6pm EST livestream on PBSNewsHour

Topics: Media, /NOW

Google To Release Numbers on Employee Diversity

Google To Release Numbers on Employee Diversity

by Carla Murphy on May 19 2014, 10:38AM

Will Google’s move force other tech companies to do the same?

Topics: Media, /NOW

Google To Fund City Kids' Bus Rides

Google To Fund City Kids’ Bus Rides

by Carla Murphy on March 4 2014, 1:45PM

Move seen as first in efforts to placate San Francisco’s working class residents

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Google May House Startups in San Francisco's Historic Latino Community

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 1:13PM

The city’s Mission District continues to be Ground Zero for tech-driven gentrification.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Comic Explains San Francisco's Class War, by the Numbers

Comic Explains San Francisco’s Class War, by the Numbers

by Jamilah King on February 13 2014, 3:56PM

Read Susie Cagel’s comic over at Medium.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Google Celebrates Zora Neale Hurston's 123rd Birthday

Google Celebrates Zora Neale Hurston’s 123rd Birthday

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 9:05AM

The Internet did good today.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Anti-Eviction Protestors Block Google Bus in San Francisco

Anti-Eviction Protestors Block Google Bus in San Francisco

by Jamilah King on December 9 2013, 3:28PM

Median rent in San Francisco? $3,414 a month.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

How People Use Google Street View to Indulge in Poverty Porn

How People Use Google Street View to Indulge in Poverty Porn

by Jamilah King on September 18 2013, 10:37AM

Apparently, poverty is fun. Who knew?

Topics: Media, /NOW

Why Does Google Translate Mistranslate and Use the I-Word?

Why Does Google Translate Mistranslate and Use the I-Word?

by Aura Bogado on August 12 2013, 1:54PM

Google Translate incorrectly and offensively mistranslates “undocumented” to “illegal.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Top 'Donation' Google Searches in 2012: Obama, Sandy, Romney...and Zimmerman

Top ‘Donation’ Google Searches in 2012: Obama, Sandy, Romney…and Zimmerman

by Jorge Rivas on December 12 2012, 11:10AM

Google has released the new Zeitgeist, its annual list of most popular searches and search trends throughout the year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Gmail's 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

Gmail’s 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 4:36PM

Cherokee has become the first Native American language fully integrated into Gmail.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Mexican Restaurant' is the 7th Most Popular Google Maps Search in the U.S.

‘Mexican Restaurant’ is the 7th Most Popular Google Maps Search in the U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 8:34AM

So some states don’t want Mexican immigrants to stay but they sure would miss the food.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, /NOW

Google Calls Racial Profiling Claims 'Wildly Inaccurate'

Google Calls Racial Profiling Claims ‘Wildly Inaccurate’

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2011, 10:10AM

But the question of online security is a big one, and we’ve got tips to help ensure your privacy.

Topics: Media

Study Finds Google Uses Racial Profiling to Deliver Ads

Study Finds Google Uses Racial Profiling to Deliver Ads

by Jorge Rivas on September 21 2011, 1:24PM

Study finds your Google and Gmail online experience can change based on your race.

Topics: Media

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

Waxman Holds Off On Google-Verizon Internet Copycat Bill

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 2:42PM

Advocates worry that corporate agendas are leading the way.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

House Dems Warn Google-Verizon Deal Will Widen Digital Divide

House Dems Warn Google-Verizon Deal Will Widen Digital Divide

by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 12:59PM

FCC was reportedly “very close” to deal that included wireless protections for users.

Topics: Technology

Here's Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

Here’s Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

by Jamilah King on August 13 2010, 2:08PM

Yeah, it’s complicated. But here’s a primer on “net neutrality” and why communities of color should care about it.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Web Bangs on

Web Bangs on “EvilGoogle” HQ Door

by Jamilah King on August 12 2010, 6:46PM

As the debate fades in Washington, it’s picking up everywhere else.

Topics: Technology

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