SAN DIEGO, Calif.— J. Robert Beyster, a scientist-turned-entrepreneur who founded a small technology firm called Science Applications International Corp. and built it into one of the largest, most influential defense contractors in the country, has died at age 90.. Beyster died Monday of natural causes at his San Diego home, according to a statement from his...» Read More
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What's that barge in San Francisco Bay? "Google is involved or associated with the barge," a Coast Guard spokesman now confirms.
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While there are more high-profile women running top tech companies than a few years ago, women are still woefully underrepresented in the upper ranks.