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“An American organization founded by tech giants Google and IBM is working with a company that is helping China’s authoritarian government conduct mass surveillance against its citizens,” the Intercept reports. The OpenPower Foundation — a nonprofit led by Google and IBM executives with the aim of trying to “drive innovation” — has set up a […]
I watched the Democratic debates last week and was struck by three things: I’d likely rather watch paint dry; the application of technology to improve the experience was nonexistent; and I’d bet that if the Democrats don’t up their game President Trump will have them to thank when he wins re-election. I’m generally frustrated about […]
A Democrat and a Republican have filed a U.S. Senate bill to require companies to report to financial regulators and to the public what consumer data they collect and how they leverage it for profit. “When a big tech company says its product is free, consumers are the ones being sold,” said Sen. Josh Hawley, […]
A photo of a migrant who drowned with his daughter is a stark reminder that all the tech being used on the border still can’t prevent tragedies.
Airbags, brakes and sensors are getting wise to the danger of the crash after the crash.
China’s much-anticipated Science and Technology Innovation board officially launched in Shanghai today, marking Beijing’s major step in drawing high-potential tech companies to list at home. The new Star Market, first announced by President Xi Jinping in November, is expected to be a key fundraising avenue for tech companies from an array of stages, given its […]
Uncertainty over Brexit is bleeding over into the country’s tech scene, even as government and industry fight to maintain their position.
It’s Doom, only streamed more efficiently to your phone thanks to Orion. LOS ANGELES—Bethesda Softworks announced Sunday that it is getting involved in the increasingly competitive field of cloud gaming. But rather than announcing a service to compete with the likes of Google Stadia or Microsoft’s Project Xcloud, Bethesda’s Orion system is focused on improving […]