Clegg will take over from Elliot Schrage and could put the company on a stronger footing in Europe.

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"Paul deserved more time in life. He would have made the most of it," Gates wrote in an essay in the Wall Street Journal.

The move signals an attempt for the all-electric automaker to get back to business after months of controversy.

Everyone now knows the Web is filled with lies. So then how do fake Facebook posts, YouTube videos and tweets keep making suckers of us?

After years of self-driving hype, companies are taking a more subdued approach to addressing the tough realities of the most complicated robotic system ever built.

The Security and Exchange Commission reached an agreement with Elon Musk. He will pay a $20 million fine and step down as board chairman of Tesla.

Twitter accounts originating in Iran masqueraded as foreign journalists and concerned U.S. citizens in an attempt to push political messages, according to new research.

Chairman Ajit Pai slammed carriers such as AT&T and Verizon for their "completely unacceptable" response to the storm.

Google is ending a controversial practice in Europe whereby it required smartphone makers seeking to pre-install Google’s app store to also add other Google apps, such as search and Chrome.

Facebook's former security chief plans to launch an institute at Stanford University to help technology companies and the public work together to solve the negative effects technology can have on society.

Given Chinese censorship issues, the project has led to employee backlash at the search engine giant.

The app launched last week and already has thousands of downloads, its founder says.

Mr. Allen, who in 1975 set up with Bill Gates the company that became known as Microsoft, died Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Seattle, according to a statement from his family. He also used his Microsoft stock as collateral to invest in entities including sports teams, buying the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail […]

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Mr. Allen, who in 1975 set up with Bill Gates the company that became known as Microsoft, has died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Seattle, according to a statement from his family. This is a developing story. It will be updated.  

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Google’s move to cut developers off from scanning people’s Gmail for ad targeting might go unnoticed by most users -- but it could upend a whole segment of apps, highlighting the outsized power and influence Google wields as a gatekeeper of data.

Alexander Reben trained artificial intelligence to create restaurant-style fortune-cookie fortunes. The roboticist didn't expect that the AI would start producing strange and ominous messages, many of them tinged with absurdist humor.

An online attack that forced Facebook to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the company said Friday as it released new details about the scope of an incident that has regulators and law enforcement on high alert.

Boston Dynamics has riveted YouTubers with videos showing their robots performing physical feats. The tech company's latest teaser video shows their popular robot, Atlas, doing tricks worthy of a gymnastic competition.

The Federal Communications Commission told a federal court on Thursday that it acted properly when it eliminated net neutrality rules, marking its first salvo in battling back claims that the repeal was illegal.

Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam.

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