How GitHub Is Helping Overworked Chinese Programmers

Two Chinese software developers are trying to harness the power of open source software to improve working conditions for coders.Last weekend, Katt Gu and...

Microsoft Employees Protest Treatment of Women to CEO Nadella

A group of Microsoft employees appeared at an employee meeting with CEO Satya Nadella Thursday to protest the company’s treatment of women. The protesters...

Microsoft Employees Revolt, Beheaded Mosquitos, and More News

Tech news you can use, in two minutes or less:Microsoft employees protested the company's treatment of womenAfter a female employee posted about hitting a...

Alexa, What's My Blood-Sugar Level?

Amazon reveals new skills for its voice assistant Alexa, a sign of its growing interest in health care. This article was syndicated from wired.com

How Google Is Cramming More Data Into Its New Atlantic Cable

Google says the fiber-optic cable it's building across the Atlantic Ocean will be the fastest of its kind. When the cable goes live next...

Trump Vows Speedy Path to 5G, but Offers Few New Ideas

President Trump Friday confidently declared that the US will lead the world in deploying the next generation of wireless services known as 5G. “The...

Facebook’s Ad System Might Be Hard-Coded for Discrimination

Civil rights groups, lawmakers, and journalists have long warned Facebook about discrimination on its advertising platform. But their concerns, as well as Facebook’s responses,...

A Fight Over Specialized Chips Threatens an Ethereum Split

In July 2016, Ethereum endured an early test of faith. The people behind the barely year-old blockchain had taken Bitcoin’s idea of decentralized money...

The UK’s Tech Backlash Could Change the Internet

British officials took a swipe at global internet giants Monday, suggesting rules that would require the companies to proactively remove content the government views...

Amazon Employees Try a New Form of Activism, as Shareholders

Amazon employees are using their company-issued stock to pressure top brass into reducing the company’s contributions to climate change, in what may be an...
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