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New Fingerprint Technology Could Help Solve Old Crimes

New Fingerprint Technology Could Help Solve Old Crimes

A new mass spectroscopy machine is helping forensic scientists who are looking for a much better view of fingerprints on...

13-Year-Old ‘CyberNinja’ Hacks Drone to Show Cyber Threat

13-Year-Old ‘CyberNinja’ Hacks Drone to Show Cyber Threat

President Donald Trump signed an executive order this month designed to strengthen the country’s cybersecurity workforce, the front line against...

Wisconsin Cat Gets New Prosthetic Legs

Wisconsin Cat Gets New Prosthetic Legs

A cat who lost his back legs when he was hit by a train got a new lease on life...

Space Tourism Steps Closer to Commercial Flight Reality

Space Tourism Steps Closer to Commercial Flight Reality

Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a remote...

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Partly Humans

Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Partly Humans

The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can’t Facebook...

France Welcomes Facebook’s Zuckerberg With Threat of New Rules

France Welcomes Facebook’s Zuckerberg With Threat of New Rules

France welcomed Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on Friday with a threat of sweeping new regulation. With Facebook under fire on multiple...

China Launches Tech Hub Megalopolis to Rival Silicon Valley

China Launches Tech Hub Megalopolis to Rival Silicon Valley

As the global race to gain the lead in next generation tech heats up, China is stepping up its efforts,...

Silicon Valley Skeptical of Washington’s China Concerns

Silicon Valley Skeptical of Washington’s China Concerns

With the U.S. and China still negotiating a trade deal, and ongoing concerns in the U.S. about China’s technology goals,...

Tech Women in Silicon Valley Likely to Be Foreign-Born

Tech Women in Silicon Valley Likely to Be Foreign-Born

Pushpa Ithal may not fit the stereotype of the typical Silicon Valley CEO — she’s female, foreign-born, and a mother....

End of an Era: China-Silicon Valley Relationship Chills

End of an Era: China-Silicon Valley Relationship Chills

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China is disrupting Silicon Valley. What had been a steady flow of Chinese...

Foreign-Born Workers Powering Silicon Valley’s Startup Success

Foreign-Born Workers Powering Silicon Valley’s Startup Success

Home to Apple, Facebook and Google, Silicon Valley is an American economic powerhouse, producing technology companies with global influence. But...

As US-China Tensions Build, Silicon Valley Rethinks Bonds

As US-China Tensions Build, Silicon Valley Rethinks Bonds

In recent years, the tech industry has looked to China as a key partner to help build and sell cutting-edge...

With Tensions Rising Between US and China, Silicon Valley Rethinks its Bonds

With Tensions Rising Between US and China, Silicon Valley Rethinks its Bonds

American tech companies have long looked to China as a key partner to help build and sell cutting-edge devices and...

Ocean Shock: Building a Silicon Valley of the Sea

Ocean Shock: Building a Silicon Valley of the Sea

This is part of “Ocean Shock,” a Reuters series exploring climate change’s impact on sea creatures and the people who...

Google Silicon Valley Employees Join a Worldwide Protest

Google Silicon Valley Employees Join a Worldwide Protest

San Francisco Google employees joined a worldwide company walkout Thursday in protest of what they are calling the mishandling of...