Get smart: Tech companies pour resources into artificial intelligence
The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains. Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and other leading tech companies are jockeying to hire top scientists in the field of artificial ...
Intel, PC makers broaden support for Chromebooks (Update)
Another wave of laptop computers running on Google's Chrome operating system will be hitting stores this summer in the latest challenge to Microsoft's dominant Windows franchise.
Math student detects OAuth, OpenID security vulnerability
The mapmaker's dilemma: How do you solve a problem like Crimea?
Most of the time, maps help you get from point A to point B. But when it comes to geopolitics, maps have long been used as much more than way finders.
Internet giants eye cheerleader's defamation suit
An appeals court is considering whether an Arizona-based gossip website should have been allowed to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
California jury has questions in smartphone case
Silicon Valley jurors deciding a patent-infringement lawsuit involving smartphone giants Apple and Samsung have submitted questions Wednesday to a judge just a few hours after beginning their first full day ...
Google to shield students from digital ads
Google will no longer try to sell ads based on personal information collected about students using a suite of products tailored for schools.
Apple versus Samsung case goes to California jury (Update)
After listening to a month's worth of testimony from expert witnesses hired by Apple and Samsung as well as executives from each company, a Silicon Valley jury of four men and four women will resume deliberations ...
Samsung lawyer: Apple angry over Google software
A lawyer recalled the innovations of Apple founder Steve Jobs as he accused Samsung on Tuesday of unfairly and brazenly ripping off iPhone and iPad features invented by Jobs and other Apple executives.
Europe warns Google, Samsung on phone patent abuse (Update)
The European Commission said Monday that Google's Motorola Mobility abused its market position in Europe by refusing to grant crucial technology licenses to rival Apple, then suing Apple for patent infringement ...
Google, Jay Z among 2014 Webby winners
Google, Jay Z and crowdfunding site Kickstarter are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards, a celebration of Internet achievement that got its start nearly two decades ago.
Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets (Update)
Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists—a critical milestone ...
Warming up to the future with Nest thermostat
During cold spells, Andy Law likes to keep his San Jose, Calif., house warm and toasty, which used to be a problem whenever the 29-year-old Yahoo mobile app designer traveled out of town.
Google removes Android malware used to secretly mine bitcoin
If you own an Android device, your phone might be mining bitcoin without you even knowing it. Five applications were recently removed from the Google Play store after they were discovered to be covertly using ...