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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 12:22 PM PDT

IBM Pits Computer Against Human Debaters

IBM Pits Computer Against Human Debaters

An argumentative computer proved formidable against two human debaters as IBM gave its first public demonstration of new artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years. The new...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 10:14 PM PDT

Lawsuit Over White Nationalist's Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

Lawsuit Over White Nationalist's Twitter Ban Clears Hurdle

A California judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading white nationalist figure by banning his social media account. San Francisco Superior...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 08:35 PM PDT

Theranos CEO Steps Down; Charged With Wire Fraud

Theranos CEO Steps Down; Charged With Wire Fraud

Federal prosecutors have indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and patients as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. The U.S....

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:29 AM PDT

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google barely raised the number of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year, according to the search giant's fifth annual diversity...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:31 AM PDT

Chicago Picks Elon Musk Company to Dig Express Tunnel to O'Hare

Chicago Picks Elon Musk Company to Dig Express Tunnel to O'Hare

After two reports surfaced late Wednesday night, the city of Chicago confirmed that Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announced the selection of Elon Musk's Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O'Hare...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:41 PM PDT

Apple Closing iPhone Security Gap Used by Law Enforcement

Apple Closing iPhone Security Gap Used by Law Enforcement

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:03 PM PDT

NASA Rover Knocked Out as Gigantic Dust Storm Envelops Mars

NASA Rover Knocked Out as Gigantic Dust Storm Envelops Mars

NASA's seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun. Officials said Wednesday they're hopeful the...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:40 PM PDT

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, potentially ushering in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies....

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM PDT

Your Internet Use Could Change as 'Net Neutrality' Ends

Your Internet Use Could Change as 'Net Neutrality' Ends

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 09:23 AM PDT

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

Net Neutrality Repeal Takes Effect, But Fight Continues

As the repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations took effect Monday, advocates for an open internet continue to fight the changes, NBC News reported. They’ve introduced efforts to re-implement similar rules...

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