Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer — now accused of stealing self-driving car technology — despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's...
Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:13 PM EDT
Google to Stop Reading Your Gmail to Help Sell Ads
Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.
The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The...
A research company is hoping to break several aviation world records and be the first to have an air glider reach the edge of space without a jet engine or rockets. Known as the 'Perlan Project 2,' the air...
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:13 PM EDT
Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups
At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM EDT
Uber Searches for a New CEO in Wake of Kalanick's Departure
Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO.
That's a lot for...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:25 AM EDT
Google Tech Campus Plan Gets OK from San Jose City Council
The San Jose City Council has agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations with Google for the sale of city property in the heart of the city to be used for the technology company's proposed transit village...
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:20 AM EDT
Uber CEO Kalanick Steps Down Amid Investor Pressure
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from his position at the ride-hailing app company he co-founded, Kalanick said in a statement Tuesday.
Kalanick's exit came under pressure from investors amid accusations of a...
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
Besides the built-in...
Snapchat changed the social media world in 2013 with its creation of a "stories" feature, but the platform no longer leads the pack.
Instagram Stories has surpassed Snapchat Stories in number of daily active...
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 02:52 PM EDT
Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House
Amazon is increasingly claiming territory once held exclusively by department stores and it's doing so again, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.
Amazon is testing a new service for Prime members...