An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company’s diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported....
Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 04:46 PM EST
Twitter: We Won't Block World Leaders or Their Tweets
Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.”
In a brief blog post that does not mention any...
Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 02:04 PM EST
Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack
America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick.
NASA's earth science arm is funding research that recruits citizen scientists on skis, snowshoes and...
Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 08:34 AM EST
Apple: All Macs, iPhones, iPads Affected by Processor Flaws
Apple announced Thursday that all of its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by the Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws, but it said there are no known incidents of customers being impacted...
Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones.
Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook.
The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak...
Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 09:35 PM EST
Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer
The computer industry was scrambling Wednesday to patch recently discovered security vulnerabilities found in processors used on almost every computer in the world, CNBC reported.
The vulnerabilties — one...
Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 04:18 PM EST
Revised Suit Faults Google For Asking Hires About Prior Pay
A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California.
The suit, filed Wednesday,...