/ Jan 26, 2017

Facebook fine-tunes trending topics to better deliver news

Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook changed its system for showing trending topics on Wednesday. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, it will include headlines from articles about the trending subjects along with sources publishing ...

New self-driving Google cars plying Silicon Valley roads

/ Jun 26, 2015

New self-driving Google cars plying Silicon Valley roads

The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters in a test of how they work around other vehicles driven by people. It's the first time that the pod-like, two-seat vehicles have been allowed on ...

Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

Nov 21, 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

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President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed that his immigration rule changes will not satisfy long-standing demands for more visas and faster green cards. In a speech Thursday, Obama outlined plans ...