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By creating the first underwater cable to connect the United States with southern Europe, the tech giants are joining Google in developing networks to better move massive amounts of data around the globe.

A federal jury sided with Google in a long-running copyright battle with rival Oracle on Thursday, saying its use of Oracle's code to create its Android software was 'fair use.'

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has confirmed that he covered the costs of Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker after news reports identified him as the covert financier.

The tech giant created a list that ranks Android partners who keep the operating system most up-to-date, while excluding from the list partners who don't. 

More misogynistic tweets originate from women than from men, according to a new study by British think tank Demos.

As whale watching season approaches, more boat captains are finding that a new smartphone app is better at helping them avoid hitting whales than outdated equipment.

Facebook said it had found no evidence of 'systematic political bias' in its trending news feed. But it is changing how it chooses news, offering insight into its algorithm. 

Tweeters can now add photos or mentions without having them counted in the 140 character limit. Is Twitter trying to get more visual to mimic Instagram's success?

OtterBox's modular design lets smartphone users remove and replace components, suggesting the potential for more customizable personal tech in the future.  

Facebook's Trending Topics feature came under fire earlier this month after a Gizmodo report alleged bias. Now Facebook has announced changes to its news topics feature that address concerns. 

A new deep-learning project at Google aims to build AI systems that can study, remember, and eventually create music and other media.

Microsoft announced on Friday that it will ban content 'used to promote terrorist violence or recruit for terrorist groups' on most – but not all – of its platforms.

India's low-cost space program launched a prototype of a reusable rocket on Monday, another milestone for an ambitious program with several recent successes. 

The automaker partnered with serial inventor Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway and the iBot, the first iteration of which fell off the market in 2009.

The Solar Impulse 2, piloted by two Swiss men, landed in Dayton, Ohio, the hometown of the Wright brothers, on Saturday night. 

Google and Levi Strauss announced their first wearable tech product: a denim commuter jacket for urban cyclists. 

Uber can tell when your phone battery is dying and how that correlates to acceptance of surge pricing. But the company's data collection policy worries privacy rights groups. 

The Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Tulsa International Airport before 5 a.m. Saturday with a destination of Dayton International Airport in Ohio.

A unit owned by Airbus has designed a new, 77-pound electric motorcycle capable of being 3D printed. 

Apple is introducing a big design revamp for Apple stores with their flagship in San Francisco, meant to reflect the company's "greater role in the community." 

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