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Google Raises Turing Prize Stakes to $1 Million

Google Raises Turing Prize Stakes to $1 Million

The prize money for the computing "Nobel Prize" has been raised from $250,000 to $1 million thanks to... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
Website Exploits Passwords to Get Peek Inside Private Lives

Website Exploits Passwords to Get Peek Inside Private Lives

A new website has taken advantage of a weakness in many home security systems to take a peek inside people's private... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

Pete Williams explains why a Federal Communications Commission regulation could have wide-ranging effects for how... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
WATCH LIVE: The Tech Awards Gala 2014

WATCH LIVE: The Tech Awards Gala 2014

Applied Materials is presenting the 14th annual Tech Awards Gala. Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Comet Scientist's Bad Wardrobe Choice Draws Attention

Comet Scientist's Bad Wardrobe Choice Draws Attention

The scientist who led the team that landed a robot on a comet also chose to wear a Hawaiian-type shirt emblazoned... Watch »

Nov 13, 2014
Google Barges Considered Firetraps, Report Says

Google Barges Considered Firetraps, Report Says

The Google barges that were going to be moving tech showrooms were pulled because of fire-safety concerns, according... Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Mountain View Police Use Pinterest in Jewel Crime

Mountain View Police Use Pinterest in Jewel Crime

A Northern California police department turned to Pinterest to find the owners of stolen jewelry and also pinned... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Comcast CEO: Full Steam Ahead on Time Warner Deal

Comcast CEO: Full Steam Ahead on Time Warner Deal

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is moving "full steam ahead" with the company's proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Zynga Co-Founder Now in Marijuana Business

Zynga Co-Founder Now in Marijuana Business

Zynga cofounder Tom Bollich, who left the mobile gaming company in 2009, is now CEO of a Colorado marijuana... Read »

Nov 12, 2014
Rand Paul Plans Silicon Valley Campaign Office

Rand Paul Plans Silicon Valley Campaign Office

Silicon Valley is going to be a regular stomping ground for Sen. Rand Paul if he runs for president in 2016. Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Analysts Predict Video Game Sales for 2014 Holidays

Analysts Predict Video Game Sales for 2014 Holidays

Releases of popular video games let analysts to predict gaming sales for the upcoming holiday season. Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Stanford Profs Test 'Quake Tech That Could Save Homes

Stanford Profs Test 'Quake Tech That Could Save Homes

A Stanford engineering professor has developed a new technology that he thinks may earthquake-proof single-family... Watch »

Nov 9, 2014
Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

A spread without eggs is no mayonnaise. That's the crux of the lawsuit filed against Hampton Creek Foods, the... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Google Has Room For 30,000 New Hires

Google Has Room For 30,000 New Hires

Google now has room to take on as many as 30,000 additional workers, based upon the office space the Silicon Valley... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Google Signs 60-Year, $1B Lease For Moffett Airfield

Google Signs 60-Year, $1B Lease For Moffett Airfield

Google is renting 1,000 acres of Moffett Federal Airfield for space exploration, aviation and robotics projects. Read »

Nov 10, 2014

"Masque Attack" Could Leave Apple Devices Vulnerable

Security researchers say they've discovered a vulnerability in Apple's software, called "Masque Attack,'' that... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Google Launches Campaign to Fight Ebola

Google Launches Campaign to Fight Ebola

Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to a slew of... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Obama Asks FCC for Strong Net Neutrality Laws

Obama Asks FCC for Strong Net Neutrality Laws

U.S. President Barack Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to set the 'strongest possible... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Uber Wants to Raise $1 Billion to Expand Service

Uber Wants to Raise $1 Billion to Expand Service

Uber wants to raise $1 billion to further expand their service worldwide. Read »

Nov 9, 2014
Fire Safety Sunk Plans For Google Barge

Fire Safety Sunk Plans For Google Barge

The Google barges were to have aboard 5,000 gallons of fuel as well as more "combustible material" on... Read »

Nov 7, 2014

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