Why Do Google’s Black Employees Keep Leaving?

Google's employee attrition rates are highest for black and Hispanic employees. That's according to the company's annual diversity report, released this week. For the first...

Google Pledges to Focus Diversity Efforts on Black and Hispanic Women

Google is pledging to focus diversity efforts on its least represented demographic: black and Hispanic women. The announcement comes as the Internet giant’s annual diversity...

Feds Charge Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani With Wire Fraud

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the company’s former president, was charged by the feds with wire fraud for allegedly engaging in...

Oprah Winfrey Inks Multiple-Year Content Deal With Apple

In the war for talent, Apple has just scored a major victory. The tech giant and eventual streamer has inked a multiple-year content partnership with...

Nintendo’s Stock Plunges After Disappointing E3 Announcements

Nintendo has been red hot for the past few years, but investors have started to "Switch" away from the stock. Shares of Nintendo (NTDOY) have plunged 16% so...

Apple to Block Tool Police Use to Unlock iPhones

Apple will change the default settings in the iPhone’s operating system to impede law enforcement efforts to break into the devices, the company said...

Social Media Fueling Mental Illness Among Children, Young Adults, UK Health Official Warns

The UK's National Health Service is “picking up the pieces” of an epidemic of mental illness among children, fuelled by social media, the head...
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Max Tegmark, Physicist and Cosmologist, Says AI Robots Can Make Humans Slaves

There is currently a worrying disagreement over what artificial intelligence scientists are working towards, according to Max Tegmark. The world-leading professor believes this could lead...

Volkswagen Fined $1.2 Billion in Germany Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Prosecutors in Germany have imposed a $1.2 billion fine on Volkswagen for rigging diesel engine emissions worldwide. The €1 billion ($1.2 billion) penalty was announced...

AT&T Wins Approval from U.S. Court to Buy Time Warner for $85 Billion

AT&T Inc won approval from a U.S. court on Tuesday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion, without conditions, allowing AT&T to compete...

Net Neutrality Rules End in U.S.

Monday marks the end of net neutrality rules in the U.S., following GOP members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voting to end the...

Uh-oh: The EU’s Revamped Copyright Laws Could Ban Memes from the Internet in Europe

Memes could be about to vanish from the web if the EU enforces its revamped copyright laws, say experts. The proposed regulation will force websites...

Former Ericsson CTO Hans Vestberg Named as New CEO of Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) named Chief Technology Officer and former Ericsson boss Hans Vestberg as its new Chief Executive on Friday, saying he will...

America’s New Supercomputer Beats China to Take Title of World’s Most Powerful

Summit is a stepping stone toward a world of exascale computing. The winner: The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has...

John Stonestreet and G. Shane Morris: What Happens When Robots Take Our Jobs? Automation...

We're in the middle of a revolution that could prove as disruptive as the Industrial Revolution. What does work look like in a world...

Robot Delivery Company Starship Technologies Welcomes New CEO, Raises $25 Million

Robot delivery company Starship Technologies has hired an Airbnb veteran as its new CEO and raised $25 million (£18.6 million) in seed funding. The London...

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Promising Evidence of Life on Mars

On Thursday, NASA announced that its Curiosity rover had discovered organic material—carbon containing molecules that are essential building blocks for life—within Gale Crater, a...

US Agencies Warn Aircraft Hacking is Only a Matter of Time

It is “only a matter of time” until a commercial aircraft is hacked, the Department of Homeland Security and other US government agencies have...

Flying Car Startup Backed by Google Founder Offers Test Flights

A flying car project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page was closer to take-off on Wednesday, with a model for test flights by aspiring...

Amazon Buys Rights to Show 20 Premier League Matches from 2019-2022

Amazon will show 20 Premier League matches a season for three years from 2019, after winning one of the final two broadcast packages. The online...