On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.
Beginning Friday, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo can give the public the chance to be startup owners, not just donors.
Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.
A new school that hopes to change the way kids are taught had its first graduate in June. The AltSchool is part tech startup and part school, with students working off of personalized playlists, and engineers working with teachers to create lessons. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how it differs from traditional schools.
The search giant is looking to take on problems like reducing energy usage or making transportation more efficient.
Intel has a goal to drive growth and career development for women and minorities in order to achieve "full representation" at every level by 2020.
Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.
Evan Spiegel says his 4-year-old startup needs an IPO and is not interested in being an acquisition target.
Rio Caraeff, who led Vevo from its beginning until he departed in November, joins a former Sony Pictures vice chairman at Vadio, which helps streaming-music services add video to their offering.
The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.