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It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015


Hackers might have stolen IRS data on more than 300,000 households

More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.

By August 17, 2015


News Corp. CEO calls Google thieves (and other things)

Technically Incorrect: Robert Thompson even mocked Google's new Alphabet and tried to find negative adjectives to suit each letter.

By August 14, 2015


Google's Alpha-bet shows weakness of Google brand

Technically Incorrect: There may be good reasons why Google has created its new holding company. One, though, might be to alleviate some of the negatives of the Google image.

By August 11, 2015


Google creates new parent company called Alphabet

The search giant is restructuring itself as a collection of businesses, with Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin overseeing the divisions.

By August 10, 2015


Self-driving car tech lets computers see our world like never before

The quest for self-driving cars puts deep neural networks on the fast track, a technology that teaches computers to accurately recognize objects from the real world.

By August 7, 2015


Pinterest launches diversity initiative, will share hiring goals with public

Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.

By July 30, 2015


Uber partners with senior citizen group in hunt for new drivers

As part of a new charm offensive, the startup giant is hoping to attract more than 100,000 drivers from an unlikely place: AARP.

By July 30, 2015


Ban autonomous weapons, urge AI experts including Hawking, Musk and Wozniak

Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".

By July 27, 2015


​Angelina Jolie is the latest big name to make a movie with Netflix

The Oscar-winning actor is adapting "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers," a memoir by author and activist Loung Ung about living under the Khmer Rouge.

By July 24, 2015