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On Sunday, a woman in Arizona died after being struck by a self-driving car operated by Uber. Here is a guide to how autonomous vehicles operate.
There are plenty of success stories about Hadoop in the enterprise, but those may be the exception and not the rule. Gartner Research VP Merv Adrian provides a reality check on deployment rates, successes, and failures of big data technologies in the enterprise.
Business leaders need more than technical speak; they need cogent answers to critical business questions.
A British TV station sent a reporter to pose as a prospective client, and secretly filmed Cambridge Analytica’s chief executive offering to engage in dirty tricks.
Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are forming a Founders for Change coalition to deliver a message to the white- and male-dominated world of venture capital.
A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in what is believed to be the first fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.
Reno is among several Western cities experiencing congestion and new tensions as California residents and businesses seek more affordable locations.
In an event organized by The New York Times and How To Academy, the historian and author Yuval Noah Harari offered his predictions for the future.
Humans, Mr. Harari warned, “have created such a complicated world that we’re no longer able to make sense of what is happening.”
The social network was said to have reached a deal with the executive to depart after disagreements over how to address its role in spreading disinformation.
The Trump administration also blacklisted four associates of President Nicolás Maduro, pressuring a government it has accused of graft and repression.
What you need to know about how a political data firm tied to the Trump campaign gained access to information on 50 million Facebook users.
Sure, third-party Facebook apps collected data about users’ lives. But they seemed convenient and harmless, and, really, what could go wrong?
There are some practical solutions to safeguard some of your data, like installing software to block web tracking technologies.
A European Union plan would hit Silicon Valley’s technology giants especially hard, further straining relations with the United States over taxes and trade.
In a surprise announcement, Google says it will hand off a knotty problem — fact-checking its videos — to the online encyclopedia’s volunteer army.
Andi Mann, chief technology officer at Splunk, is a big proponent of 'observability' - knowing what's happening with all systems, services and apps to be able to fix and, eventually, prevent problems.
The British musician is collaborating with other artists to create a high-tech, immersive experience that will tour Europe and America.
Newer versions of Google’s browser include a setting to easily mute web pages that would otherwise open with audio blaring.
Humans will have to get used to their machine co-workers. But the robot next to you may not be ready to be your replacement. At least, not yet.