Saturday, February 24, 2018

Intel beat by Samsung as top chip maker after a quarter century of world...

Since 1992, Intel had worn the mantle of the biggest chip maker — by revenue — on Earth. That changed Jan. 30, when Samsung...

DOJ, SEC start probe into Apple’s battery slowdown: report

The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchanges Commission have launched an investigation into whether Apple’s battery slowdowns in older iPhone models violated...

Google Brain founder Andrew Ng creates $175 million AI Fund

Silicon Valley is increasingly betting that artificial intelligence will be the next breakthrough technology, and its latest stake is a new venture fund led...

Google: using your health records to predict whether you’ll live or die

Dr. Google may not have much of a bedside manner — she’s an algorithm, after all — but if she says you’re soon to...

Google’s civil war: Diversity advocates threatened and harassed by co-workers, new report says

Threats of violence. Nasty slurs. Personal information posted on a website purportedly beloved by stalkers. Diversity advocates at Google — including the Mountain View...

Lyft probes whether employees viewed data of exes, love interests — and Mark Zuckerberg:...

Ride-hailing firm Lyft is investigating its own workforce after a claim that employees were using company systems to view data concerning ex-partners, current partners,...

Apple expands its self-driving car fleet to 27: report

Keep your eyes peeled for a white Lexus SUV with a weird robotic crown on its head in Silicon Valley. Apple has expanded its...

Tesla to organizers of female-exploitation event: no Model X for you

After a pair of female undercover reporters exposed rampant sexual exploitation of women at a men-only, black-tie charity dinner billed as “the most un-PC...

Apple iPhone users will be able to see their medical records on Health app

Smartphone users checking medical records on their devices have been wading through a balkanized landscape of apps and websites for each health care provider...

Uber follows former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s recommendation, hires first diversity officer

Ride-hailing giant Uber, whose reputation took a heavy hit last year after a former female engineer wrote a blog post accusing the company of...

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