Computer simulation creates "thousands of variations" of driving patterns, enabling Google's engineers to quickly test tweaks across millions of virtual miles.
Daniel Terdiman hits the road yet again, this time to find the tech and science hot spots in the Rockies and Great Plains. You're invited to follow along on his travels--without getting the left-arm sunburn.
AppleInsider reports that Apple executives are unhappy with the alleged car project's direction, instituting a hiring freeze on the project's staff.
Jack Dorsey is now CEO of both Twitter and Square. Running one big company is tough. Now he has two.
This story originally miscast some details of the government data requests to Google. US government requests accounted for 42 percent of the global total from January to June 2013. Google's first transparency report covered the period from July to December 2009.
Savitt, who founded the photo-sharing site in 2009, is Marissa Mayer's most senior hire since taking over as CEO at Yahoo last month.
Microsoft had admitted responsibility following scrutiny from European antitrust authorities into claims the software giant may have failed to fully comply with an earlier 2009 ruling.
Facebook agrees to opt-in practice for major privacy changes, as well as 20 years of privacy audits, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The Firefox developer reveals its 2009 financial details, including $104 million in revenue largely from search partnerships. Also: 400 million people use Firefox.
Since August 2009, a funky industrial space in Mountain View, Calif., has become a home away from home for more than 200 people looking for a community of like-minded techies.
With a 22.7 percent share of the global smartphone market in 2010 compared with 3.9 percent in 2009, Google's OS catches up to Nokia Symbian, which lost share last year.