Scientists got the red carpet treatment Sunday night as luminaries from Hollywood and Silicon Valley handed out Breakthrough Prizes worth a total of $22 million.
Facebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain—one that it hopes to turn into a virtual personal assistant that can also sort through a mountain of photos, videos ...
Seventy-seven years after Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard began tinkering in a Palo Alto garage, the company that became the foundation for Silicon Valley is breaking up.
One of the nation's most storied tech companies will split in two this weekend, another casualty of seismic shifts in the way people use technology—and big-company sluggishness in responding.
Tucked in a shabby alley of Shibuya, Japan's Silicon Valley, is a startup that's done the almost impossible: win funding from the country's notoriously conservative banks.
By galloping to a life as a publicly traded company, mobile payments star Square is bucking a Silicon Valley trend of startups riding along on outlandish private valuations.
Few in America's Silicon Valley could have predicted that a young Austrian law graduate who spent a semester studying there would one day become high-tech companies' worst nightmare.
Never shy of publicity or fearful of controversy, Silicon Valley's app entrepreneur scene seems on course to establish a new low in ethical values and/or self-delusional thinking with the planned launch of the Peeple app ...
For a change, Silicon Valley is buzzing about something besides a sleek new device, mind-bending breakthrough or precocious billionaire.
Watson, IBM Corp.'s supercomputer that famously competed on the television show "Jeopardy," is coming West.