Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything.
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The price was relatively small, but the deal may have a big impact on the race between the United States and China to build more powerful computers.
San Francisco demonstrated that technologies believed to be damaging to citizens’ well-being can be curtailed.
With your smartphone, inexpensive software and a bit of cloth or paper, you can make your own “green screen” movies.
The great hope for people without a bachelor’s degree hasn’t yet spread beyond small-scale success stories.
The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business.
For Elisabetta Matsumoto, knot theory is knit theory.
The mascot Chiitan, modeled on a real-life otter, drew notoriety for violent stunts that delighted social media users and the HBO comedian.
Elon Musk’s company will wait until next week to test its system that aims to provide high-speed internet all over the world.
The digital pinboard company’s stock price tumbled in after-hours trading after its first earnings report as a public company.
By restricting the Chinese technology giant’s ability to buy American components, Washington could hamstring Huawei’s operations worldwide.
The mission is to be a test of the company’s ambitions to create a new line of business by connecting more parts of the world.
Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved.
Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved.
Privacy worries have long surrounded the technology. Here’s a look back.
In a milestone for synthetic biology, colonies of E. coli thrive with DNA constructed from scratch by humans, not nature.
Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content.
Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs.
Dotdash, once known as About.com, plans to scrap the 85-year-old publication’s print edition and keep most of the editorial staff.
The e-commerce firm became a giant by catering to China’s emerging middle class. But these are anxious times for Chinese consumers and businesses.
When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content.
The National Labor Relations Board’s position is a setback for drivers who had hoped to join forces to push for better pay and working conditions.
As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit.
Amazon wants to sell ads. Google wants to woo shoppers. Their ambitions are putting the tech giants on a collision course.
Scientists are racing to treat brain disabilities with electrical stimulation. Here’s a metaphor to help make sense of the progress.
A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions.
Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others.
The driver, an assistant professor at a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.
On TikTok, there’s always a rally, and expressing support for the president makes for good content.
As the trade war intensifies, Chinese subsidies for homegrown industries present a difficult obstacle to reaching a deal.