Members of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday raised broad concerns about its Libra effort, which the company introduced last month.
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As social media expands its cultural dominance, the people who can steer the online conversation will have an upper hand.
Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward.
DuckDuckGo is trying to attract users with a privacy-focused search engine. But taking on an internet giant isn’t easy.
With the private sector moving aggressively into space, NASA is no longer the only game in town for would-be space travelers.
How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology.
The satellites were finally ready to beam images back to Earth in 1969. And some 600 million people watched the event live.
The discussions were halted after Broadcom dropped its takeover price for the security software company during due diligence, said people briefed on the matter.
A Facebook event invited U.F.O. enthusiasts to swarm the secretive Nevada base on Sept. 20. The Air Force warned that would be dangerous.
During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later.
The emergence of a major discount shopping season in the middle of the summer may cost retailers scrambling to keep up with Amazon.
Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content.
The country’s hopes to become the fourth to land on the moon were put on hold Monday.
The country’s plans to launch an uncrewed rover into space were delayed at the last moment, but it is determined to join a select group of nations.
Plus, the Trump administration has a big job opening, and there’s a new technology tax.
The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world.
They’ve nearly vanished, but hubs in Southern California and on Long Island played key roles in the lunar race.
Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide.
In a breakthrough in the 1960s, he showed that computers could be used interactively with quick results, and also made secure from others’ using them.
If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company.
Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision.
Calls for outright bans on facial recognition are mounting. How likely are they to succeed?
Something of a new lunar race is underway, but the motivations differ from what put men on its surface 50 years ago.
The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs.
The president held the first such gathering at the White House. Notably absent were Twitter, Facebook and Google.
Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms.
Federal lawyers previously advised the commission to block the company, Area 1, from providing services to presidential candidates at a discount.
Pluribus, a poker-playing algorithm, can beat the world’s top human players, proving that machines, too, can master our mind games.
Amazon’s effort could help answer a fundamental question: Will automation be a solution for the great challenges of the 21st century economy, or make those problems worse?
Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, was the latest central banker to express skepticism about Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans.
With the acquisition of a leading business software company, IBM is presenting itself as an open, impartial player in the cloud computing industry.