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The role of government in nurturing new technology and the rising importance of the Internet of Things were themes of a conference on the next-generation Internet.
Patenting everything is so 2005. Companies like Facebook and Tesla Motors have followed the lead of open-source software, and now expose hardware designs possibly worth millions.
Communications start-up Slack gets hacked, just days after Twitch discloses a similar incident.
An industry with a long history of supporting gay rights is starting to speak out against a new Indiana law that gives legal cover to people who refuse to do business with same-sex couples.
Google and Johnson & Johnson announced a partnership to develop new robot-assisted surgery technologies but offered few details.
Apps that help users broadcast themselves live from their phones are catching the eye of tech heavyweights and venture capitalists. Periscope is Twitter’s big entry into this realm. Other apps include Meerkat and Camio.
Google's new financial chief will join the search giant in May after a long career at Morgan Stanley.
Michael Schroepfer, Facebook's vice president of engineering, told developers that the company's Oculus VR unit would get its PC-based virtual reality headset to consumers this year. That puts a lot of pressure on Oculus, which has also promised a smartphone-based version of its headset in the fall.
On the new app Chosen, would-be stars upload videos of themselves performing a song, which armchair judges then critique with their own response videos.
Everything about the new phones seems designed to convey a simple message: Samsung has changed.
In the high-stakes competition for domination of the Internet, Facebook is under pressure to show that it, too, can pursue projects that are more speculative than product
The head of Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Lab foresees a day when we all have artificial helpers that understand us, all of the information in the world, and what we need to know next.
Lyft is adding user profiles of passengers and drivers to its mobile app, so rides can be more tailored and conversational.
The agency issued a rare statement defending its choice not to take legal action after investigating Google for anticompetitive behavior in 2011 and 2012.
In closing arguments on Tuesday, top litigators from both sides presented their cases in the gender discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins.
A study from AAA that entailed putting video cameras in the cars of teenage drivers allowed researchers to watch the excruciating moments before nearly 1,700 crashes.
A Yale research lab applies rigorous scientific methods to test the effectiveness of educational video games on children.
The talks come just four months after Slack, which is run by the entrepreneur Stewart Butterfield, raised $120 million at a valuation of more than $1 billion.
Criminals are luring targets into online sex chats, then persuading them to download apps that siphon off their contact information, passwords and address books.
Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, who wrote "Becoming Steve Jobs," discuss the evolution of Steve Jobs and how they won Apple's cooperation for the unauthorized biography of its former chief executive.