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In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical groundwork for modern communications.
Robot furniture is happening. This is the single greatest thing to happen to humanity ever, the robots told us to say.
How YouTube family vlogs are remaking childhood itself to fit the algorithm. Episode 7 of our video series.
The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists. Craig Newmark gave $20 million to help fund the operation.
The e-commerce giant uses its headquarters city as a living laboratory, trying out new retail and logistics models.
Favorable regulations and an influx of venture capital have made London a testing ground for banks without physical branches.
Amazon, Google and Twitter executives are heading to Congress. Should legislators give consumers control over the data companies have on them?
At Defcon, one of the world’s largest hacking conferences, new pressures are reshaping the community’s attitudes toward privacy and anonymity.
Boston Dynamics often makes a splash with videos of its anthropomorphic robots. But after years of work, it is not clear who would buy them or what they would be used for.
Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain.
PayPal will stop processing all payments for the conspiracy website, its online store and its subsidiaries.
Amazon announced more than a dozen devices and tools for its Alexa voice assistant, including a microwave.
In the next few years, it doesn’t appear that technology will replace many jobs. But that could change 10 years from now.
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.
The government hopes the move will get students to pay more attention in class and talk more to each other. But some doubt whether the ban can be enforced.
Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13.
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center’s vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.
In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley.
Smart home devices will tell you the weather and answer trivia questions, sure, but they can do so much more. Try these tips to streamline your day, relax a little or just have some fun.
Here’s what the Amazon founder’s vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.