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Google Ex-boss Schmidt Reveals He Has an iPhone

Alphabet boss and former Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. (Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)
Alphabet boss and former Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. (Axel Schmidt/Getty Images)

Tech industry titans Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt took their battle for corporate domination to the heart of Europe on Tuesday seeking to win over...




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    Google Patents ‘Sticky Car Roof’ to Protect Pedestrians in Accidents

    Google likes to tout that its self-driving cars are much safer than their human-operated counterparts, and now they want to make them even safer, with... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Trump Towers following the conclusion of primaries Tuesday in northeastern states on April 26, 2016 in New York, New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Intelligence: Hackers Are Spying on Presidential Candidates, Expect More Cyber Threats

    Foreign hackers are spying on presidential candidates, said the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper. “We’ve already had some indications” of hacking, Clapper said, according... Read more

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    Smart Earpiece Can Instantly Translate Any Language

    One company believes its product can create “a world without language barriers.” After two years of research and development, Waverly Labs has created the Pilot—the world’s first smart earpiece... Read more

  • AT SEA - DECEMBER 7:  The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials on the Kennebeck River December 7, 2016 in the Atlantic Ocean.The Zumwalt is the largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy.  (Photo by U.S. Navy/General Dynamics Bath Iron Works via Getty Images)

    Photos: US Navy to Take Charge of High-Tech Ship USS Zumwalt, Its Largest Destroyer

    The U.S. Navy is ready to take charge of the largest, most tech-savvy, sophisticated destroyer, USS Zumwalt, which is currently in Bath, Maine. The destroyer’s... Read more

  • High school students during exams at the Fustel de Coulanges high school in Strasbourg, eastern France, on June 17, 2015. (Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Students Are Using ‘Smart’ Spy Technology to Cheat in Exams

    Students at a medical college in Thailand have been caught using spy cameras linked to smartwatches to cheat during exams. They used wireless spycams in... Read more

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    For Americans Who Fear a Trump Presidency, Maple Match Dating App Will Find You a Canadian Partner

    Maple Match, a dating app that aims to save Americans who fear a Trump presidency by matching them with a Canadian partner, is rapidly gaining... Read more

  • Facebook and WhatsApp logos are displayed on portable electronic devices in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 19, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Why Is Brazil Trying to Block WhatsApp?

    The debate about online privacy versus the battle against crime was given new life this week with an attempt in Brazil to ban the popular... Read more

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during an Apple special event April 8, 2010 in Cupertino, California. Jobs almost replaced Jony Ives, Apple’s lead designer, in 1997. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Apple Finally Kills Pet Project of Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs’ revolutionary program has been nixed by Apple, Inc.  WebObjects, which Jobs conceived in 1996, was game-changing when it first appeared. It allowed websites to... Read more

  • A man shows the smartphone photo sharing application Instagram on an Iphone on April 10, 2012 in Paris, France (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook to Pay $10,000 to 10-Year-Old for Finding Security Flaw in Instagram

    Facebook has awarded $10,000 in prize money to a 10-year-old Finnish boy who found a security flaw on Instagram, which Facebook owns.  Jani became the... Read more

  • A man holds a bitcoin medal as members of bitcoin trading club hold a meeting in Tokyo on February 27, 2014. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

    UK Government Invests in Blockchain Money Transfer Systems

    Blockchain ledger technology got a boost last week with the UK government announcing it wants to use the technology to transform the way government payments... Read more

  • A woman uses her iPhone at an Apple store in Shanghai on Sept. 25, 2015. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Apple’s Slowdown Highlights How Growth-Obsessed Investors Distort Our View of Value

    Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8... Read more

  • Jonathan Mossberg, whose iGun Technology Corp. is working to develop a "smart gun," poses with the firearm in Daytona Beach, Fla., on April 7, 2016. The firearm uses a ring to send a signal to prevent anyone but an authorized user from firing the weapon. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)

    James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build a Safer Gun

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the... Read more

  • FILE  - The Supreme Court in this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo. An Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nearly 2 in 3 Americans back Democrats’ demands that the Republican-run Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Power With Rule 41

    Under a request from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Supreme Court decided to expand the FBI’s hacking authority on April 28. The rule changes... Read more

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    Zero Minutes of Fame: Chrome Extension Removes Name, Photo of Mass Shooters

    As part of the “Zero Minutes of Fame” campaign to keep notoriety out of the reach of mass shooters, a Chrome extension is being released that... Read more

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    New App Makes It Possible to Delete a Text Message You’ve Sent Someone Before They Read It

    A new app apparently makes it possible for people to delete text messages they’ve sent other people from other people’s phones. The “Privates!” application was... Read more

  • Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg uses a small drone and an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset during a keynote presentation at the social network's annual developers gathering in San Francisco, on April 12, 2016. (Glenn Chapman/AFP/Getty Images)

    Crowdfunding 2.0: Even You Can Invest in the Next High-Growth Startup

    Crowdfunding—an online method of soliciting money from the general public for a business, project, or cause—is about to go through a seismic shift. And it... Read more


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