The White House Tech Summit Tackles a Sprawling Agenda
The American people need answers to tricky questions about government and technology--not another photo op.
2 hours ago - Wired
Helping those left behind: New kind of tech hiring emphasizes skills, not college degrees
Microsoft on Wednesday gave $25 million to a program that fosters skills-oriented hiring, training and education, to expand it from Colorado into other states. The idea is to...
2 hours ago - The Seattle Times
AR/VR Weekly: Eleven Ventures shows investors still want to make it rain
Some big-time investors are going to bat for emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality with a new venture capital firm: Eleven Ventures . And no, that name...
2 hours ago - Venture Beat
Nvidia Tops The List Of The World's Smartest Companies In 2017
Nvidia is the world's smartest company in 2017. That's according to the recently published MIT Technology Review's annual listing of the 50 smartest companies, which surveys...
3 hours ago - Forbes
Bitcoin donations to a $16 billion charitable fund are soaring
Bitcoin is red hot these days. The price of the cryptocurrency is up about 140% since the beginning of this year. And now it looks like bitcoin's popularity among the...
3 hours ago - Business Insider
If You'd Bought Apple Stock When the iPhone Launched, Here's How Much Richer You'd Be
When Apple released its very first iPhone ten years ago, the device was described as sleek, but painfully expensive. After all, an 8GB iPhone 2G retailed at nearly $600 when it...
4 hours ago - Fortune
Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint closes $125 million funding round for EU push
Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint has closed its series G funding round at $125 million, with German technology giant Siemens - an existing ChargePoint investor...
5 hours ago - Venture Beat
Uber Says It Never Told Levandowski to Take Waymo's Files
Uber said it never told a self-driving car executive to download files from his former employer, Alphabet's Waymo unit, according to a court filing in a contentious trade...
5 hours ago - Fortune
CT technology shows how blood flow can predict effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment
Technology can provide a new window into whether or not patients are responding to treatment for advanced ovarian cancer. A multi-center clinical trial has demonstrated that CT...
6 hours ago - Science Daily
Introducing Heartland Tech Weekly: I want YOU to create tech jobs
VentureBeat's Heartland Tech Channel tracks the most important news and analysis about the technological and economic divide between Silicon Valley and the rest of America...
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US sets new visa criteria for 6 mainly Muslim nations
The United States has set new visa criteria for six mainly Muslim nations, requiring close family or business ties for ban exemption.
Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses
SYDNEY - Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the...
Central Coast woman accused of stealing service dog
A young Central Coast woman is accused of befriending a man while vacationing in Colorado, stealing his service dog, and fleeing with the dog back to Monterey County, California.
"Cash me ousside" girl pleads guilty to multiple charges
Danielle Bregoli Peskowitz plead guilty to charges of grand theft, grand theft auto, marijuana possession, and filing a false report.
For $14 million, you can live in Audrey Hepburn's former home
For $14 million, you can live in this home once owned by Frank Sinatra and Audrey Hepburn.
Time Magazine asks Donald Trump to remove fake magazine covers from his...
They can be found hanging in five different Trump club locations.
Boy badly burned when playground slide explodes
Nine-year-old Giuseppe Storniolo was going down a slide when it suddenly exploded.
George Lucas Museum Plans Approved By LA City Council
Lucas said the museum won't only focus on film, but other forms of narrative art as well like storytelling and painting.
This professor's email to a single mom who had to miss class over childcare...
"In the future, if you are having trouble finding someone to watch [your child], please feel free to just BRING HER with you to class."
Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run
NEW YORK - Phil Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony.