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A microprocessor once found mostly in machines used for computer games turns out to have a role in both artificial intelligence systems and the mining of digital currencies.
At a company conference, executives acknowledged the backlash facing Silicon Valley. Their answer to those concerns? More technology.
The social network overhauled itself into three new divisions and shuffled the leadership of its key businesses in one of its biggest reorganizations.
The social media giant is testing strategies that it hopes to employ in other elections, like letting users flag questionable ads.
You can add downloaded illustrations, graphics and photos to files created in Microsoft Word, Pages or other word-processing apps on Apple’s tablet.
Following Goldman Sachs’s moves to begin trading Bitcoin, the New York Stock Exchange’s parent company is said to be in talks to open a virtual currency exchange.
In research shortly before his death in 1954, Alan Turing used mathematics to explore how forms emerge, yielding insights that are now being applied to problems like desalination.
Drive.ai said it would start a taxi service in Texas. It was the first new rollout of autonomous cars in the United States since one operated by Uber killed a pedestrian in March.
Top executives of the company, which was once tech’s biggest villain, are outspoken advocates for protecting user privacy and establishing ethical guidelines for new technology like artificial intelligence.
If your desktop Recycle Bin is nowhere to be found after you upgraded to Windows 10, here are some ways to get the icon back where it belongs.
The European Union is introducing some of the strictest online privacy rules in the world. The changes aim to give internet users more control.
Academics have scoured Facebook pages in the name of science. But the troves they’ve amassed are sometimes unsecured and now pose a privacy risk.
As DNA test results are shared publicly, they become a tool for talking about race, often in ways that obscure its realities.
Technology has made it possible for just about anyone to shoot, direct and star in their own porn films. Women are leading the new guard.
Ms. Vestager is the world’s most powerful regulator, having levied billions in fines against firms such as Apple, Google and Facebook.
Held for questioning in a $2 million theft of Bitcoin-mining computers, Sindri Stefansson soon escaped a facility with individual rooms that have flat-screen TVs. An international manhunt ensued.
Salaries for artificial intelligence researchers at big tech companies are skyrocketing, luring many professors.
The company said it would begin to require people or groups purchasing federal election ads to show they are American citizens or lawful residents.
If cryptocurrency and blockchain technology really are the future of money, the world’s central banks need to get involved, a former Fed governor argues.
The Chinese e-commerce giant is spending heavily to become a full-service tech company like Google. But expanding into new ventures isn’t cheap.