Updated 8:53 p.m. ET Apple said in a brief statement late Wednesday that company co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. Jobs, 56, has been suffering from pancreatic cancer and has been on medical leave for an…

Gwen Ifill interviewed Google's Eric Schmidt -- the company's former CEO and current executive chairman -- as part of the Washington Ideas Forum Wednesday. Among her questions about the search giant: can it really take on Facebook with it's…

At first glance, text-messaging health alerts to poor, rural populations with widespread mobile phone use is a no-brainer. But what about the challenges of providing useful information and the simple act of re-charging phones in isolated spots?…

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