The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.
Smith, a former vice president at Google X, is heading to Washington to help the Obama administration navigate the terrain at the intersection of tech and government.
As the search for the country's new CTO gets under way, one report says the choice could be the vice president of Google X.
According to Fedscoop, he will be leaving the White House imminently, with no word on what he'll be doing next.
Conan O'Brien decides the one social network where he isn't dominant is LinkedIn. Did you know he once won an Oscar for best performance by an actress in a supporting role?
Nicole Wong, a respected Silicon Valley attorney with more than a decade of experience in copyright and privacy law, will join the Obama administration.
Frequently described as a Peace Corps for geeks, Code for America pairs highly skilled Web developers and entrepreneurs with cities in need of high-tech help.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.
Oprah has made the Surface one of her "Favorite Things" of the year. Should there be dancing in the streets of Redmond?
Former federal CTO Aneesh Chopra joins the show today to talk wireless policy and what the heck happened with SOPA/PIPA; we dish on what really happened with Molly's Galaxy Nexus; and the address book uploading controversy that just won't end. Plus, Into It/Not Into It, and one angry, angry voice mail. Good to be back!