Silicon Valley companies justify their dearth of women technologists by claiming that there just aren’t enough to go around. And employee data from Google released Wednesday prove that the technology behemoth is no different; only 17 percent of its technology…
By Telle Whitney, Anita Borg Institute
Today’s announcement by Google is a step in the right direction for the technology industry. That being said, the numbers are not good.
By Talia Mindich
Google will begin building its own driverless cars, co-founder Sergey Brin announced Tuesday night at a conference in California.
By Ellen Rolfes
The European Union's highest court has ruled against Google, upholding the "right to be forgotten" for Europeans on the Internet. Court of Justice of the European Union's decision means Google and other search engines must now remove links to…
By Frank Bi, Joshua Barajas
In a robotics lab at George Washington University, there’s a small-scale race track, complete with a loop-the-loop. A battery-powered car hurls itself around the room, flipping over jumps and around the vertical spiral. “They are really robust, so when a…
By PBS NewsHour
Major tech companies including Apple, Adobe, Google and Intel have settled a huge class action lawsuit alleging they colluded not to go after each others’ employees, effectively holding down salaries. Alison Stewart talks with Arik Hessedahl of Re/code about the…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
A week before a self-imposed deadline for a review of National Security Agency programs, President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to protecting people's privacy.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The Obama administration hopes to fight global warming with the geeky power of numbers, maps and even gaming-type simulations. The White House on Wednesday announced an initiative to provide private companies and local governments better access to already public climate…
By Margaret Myers
It seems that Google Flu Trends, which launched to much hype in 2008, has been off the mark.
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