Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if the city cannot get a handle on its worsening water security problem.
In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled materials. How exactly it will accomplish this lofty goal remains to be seen.
KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and slavery in the tech, textile and food sectors, they still have a long way to go.
Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France’s presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake news, which regularly dogged this year’s campaign in France as it did in the U.S. last year.
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start up may have the solution.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration’s travel ban, many in the business community — including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla — remain stridently opposed to the policy.
The cold-blooded murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a suburban Kansas City bar, and the lack of empathy from President Donald Trump and the White House, has put many foreign-born technology workers on edge.
Waymo, which develops self-driving cars for Google’s parent company, accused Uber of patent infringement, unfair competition and stealing trade secrets. Does the case have teeth?
With crowdsourcing projects, colleges and universities can use collective brainpower and energy to complete what they can’t do on their own, going beyond their budgets and time constraints.
The early days of the Donald Trump administration were certainly not boring. But amidst the cries that the sky is falling, the discerning reader can still find plenty to be optimistic about.
The electronics giant tracked customers’ watching habits and sold that data for a profit, all without informing users, according to a recent investigation. The company was fined by the Federal Trade Commission, but the punishment seems paltry for the crime.
According to a leaked draft of a presidential directive, Donald Trump is ready to order the Securities and Exchange Commission to pull the conflict minerals disclosure rule.