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Robo-cars face a new threat: Lawyers

Robot enthusiasts debate ways to protect self-driving cars and other autonomous machines from the looming existential threat of class action lawsuits.

By April 9, 2013


New film goes in search of Google's first privacy policy

'Terms And Conditions May Apply,' which premieres at Sundance today, laments the decline of users' legal rights.

By January 22, 2013


Facebook-Instagram deal raises new privacy worries

Facebook's mixed record on privacy has led some Instagram users to be less than enthusiastic about today's acquisition announcement.

By April 9, 2012


Privacy cases slated for U.S. Supreme Court's new term

U.S. Supreme Court begins its fall term by refusing to hear a case involving a warrantless search of a cell phone, but other privacy-related cases are in the queue.

By October 3, 2011


New privacy czar might have Google's hardest job

Alma Whitten is Google's new director of privacy, and she has a tough task ahead of her enforcing new privacy rules inside Google and defending it in public.

By October 28, 2010


Google gives millions of dollars in research awards

Search giant launches first Google Focused Research Awards, giving out $5.7 million in grants to university professors engaged in research that could help the company.

By February 2, 2010


Start-up developing new Web interaction paradigm

The secretive start-up Siri plans to make the interface to the Internet more usable by mere mortals.

By October 13, 2008


iLink to deliver answers to military online communities

The military is currently evaluating the technology and how it can be applied to solve battlefield problems, promote professional development, and support military families.

By August 2, 2008