Microsoft hires former FTC figure for new privacy role

 On Friday, Microsoft announced that it will create a new role for former Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill. Brill will take the lead on...

Apple offers feedback on California’s proposed driverless testing rule changes

 Apple has offered feedback to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) concerning its proposed new rule changes regarding autonomous vehicle testing on state...

Cloudera finishes up 20% in stock market debut

 After pricing its IPO at $15 per share, Cloudera, the enterprise big data company, closed the day up more than 20 percent, at $18.09....

California orders RydenGo to shut down its website

 On April 13, the state of California issued a cease and desist letter to RydenGo, saying that the company had to take down its...

Auto site Carvana tumbles 26% in stock market debut

 Carvana, the site for buying and selling cars, had a rough first day in the public markets. After pricing its IPO at $15 per...

The war for the soul of the password

Obviously, whoever invented the password system was a jerk. And whoever started adding all those little rules for password creation is a sadist. Not...

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

 Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as...

MIT’s giant mobile 3D printer can build a building in 14 hours, and some...

 At first glance, the Digital Construction Platform looks as awkward as its name. The system is actually a giant, mobile 3D printer, and the...

How to comment on the FCC’s proposal to revoke net neutrality

 The FCC has made its initial proposal as to how it intends to do away with net neutrality — and despite what leadership there...

For OpenGov, President Trump is proving a boon for business

 OpenGov, a company whose software helps local governments keep transparent financial records, has been picking up speed in a variety of ways, and co-founder...