An intense debate is underway over the benefits and drawbacks of using microchips, typically relied upon to identify ranch animals and pets, on humans. Advantages include fast communication of critical patient data to medical teams, seamless payment and automatically opened…
Over the past year, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital has been pioneering a virtual reality technology that enables pediatric patients, and their parents, to “tour” their brains before surgery. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports on how this 3-D platform may help…
By Associated Press
A statement from Facebook says the company "recently removed five accounts run by multiple individuals for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook around the Alabama special election." Facebook says the investigation is ongoing.
By Courtney Vinopal
Creative fields are often held up as careers that are least threatened by the advancement of artificial intelligence. But computers and robots have already proven they can contribute to and change the arts, especially in commercial ways.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee in response to criticism over some of the company’s practices. Pichai faced grilling from the right on allegations of anti-conservative bias in search results, as well as questions from the…
By Luca Belli, The Conversation
Brazil’s WhatsApp election scandal should be a wake-up call particularly for other developing world democracies.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Retailers also fell, and energy companies plunged with oil prices as the market sank back into the red for the year.
The Bay Area nonprofit Miracle Messages' mantra is “everyone is someone’s somebody.”…
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Technology stocks took some of the biggest losses Monday as the market came off a two-week winning streak.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The prosecution comes amid heightened trade tensions between China and the U.S. and as the Trump administration raises alarms that Beijing remains intent on stealing technology and inventions to gain an economic upper hand.
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