- Woman behind Silicon Valley sex bias suit appealing verdict
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman at the center of a high-profile gender bias lawsuit against an elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm filed an appeal on Monday of a jury verdict against her.
- Google still struggling to diversify beyond white, Asian men
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google isn't making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired women to fill one out of every five of its openings for computer programmers and other high-paying technology jobs last year.
- Either way, no more NSA collection of US phone records
WASHINGTON (AP) — However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will ultimately be out of the business of collecting and storing Americans' calling records.
- High court throws out conviction for Facebook threats
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man prosecuted for making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free-speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates.
- Hollywood dipping toes into virtual reality worlds
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality is creeping into our world.
- French minister: 2015 climate deal must avoid US Congress
BONN, Germany (AP) — The global climate agreement being negotiated this year must be worded in such a way that it doesn't require approval by the U.S. Congress, the French foreign minister said Monday.
- BlackBerry and Ryan Seacrest's Typo reach settlement
NEW YORK (AP) — BlackBerry said Monday that it reached a patent infringement settlement with Typo, a maker of iPhone keyboards co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. The Canadian smartphone maker had accused Typo of ripping off its design.
- Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet's most powerful company.
- New Godzilla video game steers clear of nuclear references
TOKYO (AP) — Godzillas galore, including last year's Hollywood version, stomp on buildings, thrashing about and breathing fire, in a video game going on sale globally mid-July. But don't expect any references to radiation, the mutant reptile's trademark affliction.
- Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.
- Intel reportedly will offer $17 B for chip designer Altera
Semiconductor chip maker Intel Corp. is expected to announce plans Monday to buy chip designer Altera Corp. for about $17 billion, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
- A look at the expiring surveillance provisions
A look at the post-Sept. 11 surveillance provisions that, barring a last-minute deal in Congress, are set to expire when Sunday turns into Monday:
- Woman tosses Apple computer that turns out to be worth $200K
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — Her electronic waste is someone else's treasure.
- Solo flight in solar plane sets off on longest leg to Hawaii
BEIJING (AP) — A Swiss pilot of a solar plane on Sunday embarked on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.
- Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barring a last-minute deal in Congress, three post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws used against suspected spies and terrorists are set to expire as Sunday turns into Monday.