Emerging Tech

Juno performs longest-ever propulsive maneuver in a race against the sun

NASA’s Juno mission, launched in 2011, has collected a wealth of information about Jupiter since it arrived in 2016. It has discovered unexpectedly storm-free poles, learned about the planet’s complex weather system, observed bizarre geometric storms, and captured some truly beautiful images. And this week the craft it pulled off a feat of precision engineering, […]

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Former Google self-driving engineer, who prompted a lawsuit against Uber, gets hit with criminal charges

Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer, allegedly stole trade secrets and provided them to Uber to help its self-driving program. (Eric Risberg/AP) Greg Bensinger Reporter covering algorithms and artificial intelligence August 27 at 2:59 PM Former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, whose move to Uber prompted a bitter multimillion-dollar lawsuit more than two years ago, was […]

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DOJ weighs in on FTC’s case against Qualcomm

The Justice Department weighed in Thursday on a years-long legal battle between the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm, warning that the outcome in the case could hurt the ability of U.S. companies to compete in 5G wireless technology. The Federal Trade Commission first sued Qualcomm in January 2017, claiming the maker of mobile phone technology […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook hit out at companies like Facebook again: Anything that collects personal data and uses it against customers 'should not exist'

CEO Tim Cook attends China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 24, 2018 in Beijing, China.VCG/VCG via Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook seemed to hit out at Facebook again on Friday, saying that no one should be allowed to create detailed dossiers on users and then use that personal […]