Technology

Document in court case includes employees' discussion about violating company policies, according to a court filing.
Author: Steven Musil
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:20 am
The iconic Apollo 11 photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin and an amateur astronomer's photo of the moon are featured on the two stamps.
Author: Bonnie Burton
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:05 am
Nintendo takes a creative -- OK, weird -- approach to virtual reality.
Author: Bridget Carey
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:01 am
Oh, and the fingerprint reader might be in the display.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:41 am
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings to light, talk about the woman at the center of it all.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:38 am
MIT

The plan is going to be tricky to pull off, both technically and politically, but the Kremlin has set its sights on self-sufficiency.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 3:30 pm
In spite of tensions with the US and its allies, Huawei is rapidly building a suite of AI offerings unmatched by any other company on the planet.
Posted: March 4, 2019, 1:50 pm
We asked Gates to choose this year’s list of inventions that will change the world for the better.
Posted: February 27, 2019, 12:00 pm
We sat down to talk about breakthrough technologies, China, and reasons to be cheerful with this issue’s guest editor.
Posted: February 27, 2019, 12:00 pm
Complications from preterm birth are the leading cause of death worldwide in children under five.
Posted: February 27, 2019, 12:00 pm
Meat production spews tons of greenhouse gas and uses up too much land and water. Is there an alternative that won’t make us do without?
Posted: February 27, 2019, 12:00 pm
Futurist and NYU professor Amy Webb on an impending artificial intelligence catastrophe—and why there’s still hope it can be averted.
Posted: February 26, 2019, 10:00 am
New research suggests that a controversial gene-editing experiment to make children resistant to HIV may also have enhanced their ability to learn and form memories.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 3:20 pm
After failing to claim the Lunar X Prize (which, to be fair, everyone did), the Israeli firm SpaceIL could have a rover on lunar soil in a little over a month.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:45 pm
The language model can write like a human, but it doesn’t have a clue what it’s saying.
Posted: February 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
The biggest impact of artificial intelligence will be to help humans make discoveries we couldn’t make on our own.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Last year a string of controversies revealed a darker (and dumber) side to artificial intelligence.
Posted: January 7, 2019, 5:00 pm
2018 was a no good, very bad year for Silicon Valley. Here’s some of the things tech giants should commit to do next year to avoid a repeat performance.
Posted: December 31, 2018, 11:59 am
Gene information on millions of people is revolutionizing how we predict disease, catch criminals, and find new drugs.
Posted: December 29, 2018, 11:59 am
From gene-edited babies to guaranteed-fatal brain uploads, it was a bumper year for technology misfires and misuses.
Posted: December 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
From gene-edited babies to guaranteed-fatal brain uploads, it was a bumper year for technology misfires and misuses.
Posted: December 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
A year ago, Bitcoin and its brethren were headed to the moon. These days they’re much more grounded.
Posted: December 26, 2018, 2:00 pm
Every one of us will have a moment when global warming gets personal.
Posted: December 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
It used to be that while Google wanted China, China really needed Google. Not any more.
Posted: December 19, 2018, 5:00 am
Technology is making people unhinged and violent. Can an algorithm stop them?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm
Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc and Pinterest, two of the highest profile internet companies planning to go public this year, have picked the New York Stock Exchange as the venue for their stock listings, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:11 am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said cybersecurity vulnerabilities were identified in Medtronic Plc's implantable cardiac devices, clinic programmers, and home monitors.
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:05 am
Apple Inc is expected to launch an ambitious new entertainment and paid digital news service on Monday, as the iPhone maker pushes back against streaming video leader Netflix Inc. But it likely will not feature the New York Times Co.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:54 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Michael Kratsios to be the country's chief technology officer, the White House said on Thursday, filling a role that had been vacant since the beginning of his administration.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:43 pm
Norway's capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis, hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the takeup of non-polluting cabs.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:41 pm
Tesla Inc filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a former engineer at the company, claiming he copied the source code for its Autopilot technology before joining a Chinese self-driving car startup in January.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:06 pm
General Motors Co will announce on Friday plans to invest $300 million in a suburban Detroit plant that builds electric and self-driving vehicles for Chevrolet and the automaker's self-driving Cruise unit, two people familiar with the plans said on Thursday.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:10 pm
Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia does not plan to take on any new business in Iran in 2019, it said in its annual report on Thursday, citing difficulties in dealing with conflicting U.S. and European trade policies.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:02 pm
GameStop Corp, the world's largest video game retailer, on Thursday named George Sherman as chief executive officer and member of its board, effective April 15.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 8:34 pm
EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 7:03 pm
Comcast Corp said on Thursday it will launch a new internet streaming video service called Xfinity Flex, as the U.S. cable operator targets TV viewers who prefer watching content online over more expensive cable TV packages.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 6:36 pm
Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group said on Thursday Lyft Inc "faces an all-but-insurmountable barrier" to profitability due to issues with the ride-hailing company's pricing strategy and new regulations driving costs higher.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 6:34 pm
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has resolved a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 4:52 pm
Shares of semiconductor companies worldwide rose on Thursday, after U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc predicted a recovery in a memory market saddled with oversupply as demand for mobile phones slows.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 2:27 pm
Poland will fall behind the rest of Europe on 5G unless it makes regulatory changes, an Ericsson executive told Reuters, raising fresh concerns over the country's plans as it considers excluding China's Huawei from its 5G rollout.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 1:43 pm
Amnesty International attacked the electric vehicle (EV) industry on Thursday for selling itself as environmentally friendly while producing many of its batteries using polluting fossil fuels and unethically sourced minerals.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 1:23 pm
Finland's data protection ombudsman said on Thursday he would investigate whether Nokia-branded phones had breached data rules after a report said the handsets sent information to China.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 12:17 pm
Ionity, the European electric vehicle charging joint venture of Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler and Ford, is on track to install 400 loading stations in Europe by end-2020 and has plans for more.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:34 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday put in jeopardy an $8.5 million settlement Google made with users to resolve a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating their privacy by sharing users' search queries with other websites.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:31 am
On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a global flow of pre-owned electric cars to Norway powered by green subsidies elsewhere in the world.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 7:08 am
CNET

Document in court case includes employees' discussion about violating company policies, according to a court filing.
Author: Steven Musil
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:20 am
The iconic Apollo 11 photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin and an amateur astronomer's photo of the moon are featured on the two stamps.
Author: Bonnie Burton
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:05 am
Nintendo takes a creative -- OK, weird -- approach to virtual reality.
Author: Bridget Carey
Posted: March 22, 2019, 3:01 am
Oh, and the fingerprint reader might be in the display.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:41 am
The director of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, plus the whistleblower who brought the wrongdoings to light, talk about the woman at the center of it all.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:38 am
Google "Florida Man" and your birthdate, and find a bizarre crime from the Sunshine State to call your own.
Author: Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:30 am
Did Favreau give fans a clue on Instagram that Waititi could be the voice of robot bounty hunter IG-88?
Author: Bonnie Burton
Posted: March 22, 2019, 2:22 am
The position has been vacant since Trump took office two years ago.
Author: Steven Musil
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:49 am
The big T is once again giving customers incentives to bring new people to the brand but the free wheels aren't coming back.
Author: Kyle Hyatt
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:38 am
Owners of fifth-generation Explorers are complaining that exhaust is leaking into the cabin of their vehicles and causing carbon monoxide poisoning.
Author: Kyle Hyatt
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:22 am
There are a lot of iPads now, but can the smallest one spark a little joy?
Author: Scott Stein
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:12 am
For every three scooters that don’t share GPS data, 10 will.
Author: Alfred Ng
Posted: March 21, 2019, 11:59 pm
Facebook's VR strategy has a split identity.
Author: Scott Stein
Posted: March 21, 2019, 11:44 pm
One promotional deal will include a free pair of Galaxy Buds.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 21, 2019, 11:11 pm
We take a look at the high-temperature wind tunnel NASA uses to test the safety and durability of its reentry vehicles.
Author: Jesse Orrall
Posted: March 21, 2019, 11:00 pm
Because shooting with professional cameras is just too basic.
Author: Abrar Al-Heeti
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:44 pm
The first one is a doozy. The second one, cute.
Author: Eric Franklin
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:34 pm
The remaining Avengers have teamed up with Captain Marvel to set things right. Here's the Avengers: Endgame footage we've seen so far.
Author: Bonnie Burton
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:24 pm
Technically it's in the form of bill credits, but hey, it works out in the end.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:57 pm
This could foreshadow a Huawei/Sonos One deal.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:17 pm
These ranchers' dedication to their African Watusi steer is rather moo-ving.
Author: Bonnie Burton
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:12 pm
A growing Customs and Border Protection program pits convenience and security against privacy.
Author: Laura Hautala
Posted: March 21, 2019, 8:45 pm
Prime subscribers can add HBO, Showtime, Starz, PBS, Britbox, MLB.TV and more than 100 other "channels." Is it a good deal for cord cutters?
Author: David Katzmaier
Posted: March 21, 2019, 8:42 pm
The InSight lander's heat probe is stuck, and scientists aren't sure why.
Author: Amanda Kooser
Posted: March 21, 2019, 8:30 pm
4K video streams, YouTube connection, and a controller that syncs with tablets, phones and TVs. We break it down from GDC in San Francisco.
Author: Scott Stein
Posted: March 19, 2019, 11:48 pm
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