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The fabulous life of Google cofounder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page

The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist cofounded Google with Sergey Brin in 1998 and now, almost 20 years later, still runs its parent company, Alphabet.<p>So who's the man behind Google and how did he get to where he is today?<p>Here's his story.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of</i> …

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, you’ll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that …

A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution - MIT Technology Review

A Silicon Valley startup called Helix is betting on the notion that not only do people want to learn more about their DNA, but they'll also pay to …

Apps

Canada's play for immigrant tech talent

When it comes to high-skilled immigration, the U.S.'s loss could be Canada's gain. Canada recently launched a Global Skills Strategy visa program to …

Google Stakes Its Future on a Piece of Software - MIT Technology Review

<b>Early in 2015, artificial-intelligence</b> researchers at Google created an obscure piece of software called ­TensorFlow. Two years later the tool, which …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists develop instantly rechargeable battery tech for electric and hybrid vehicles

John Cushman, lead researcher in developing the technology, has co-founded Ifbattery to commercialise it.<p>Researchers have developed technology that …

pipes.digital is an intriguing early-stage alternative to Yahoo! Pipes

A lot of people swore by Yahoo! Pipes.<p>The site was a side-project that was never part of Yahoo’s core business, but had die-hard fans nonetheless. The service allowed people to combine data from sources, easily applying filters and manipulations through a visual programming language, almost like …

Google's New Chip May Be the Future of AI Systems

Google's latest revelation may be the biggest advancement yet in chips that power artificial intelligence systems, but other companies are releasing …

Trump's 'global gag rule' could endanger millions of women and children, ​Bill and Melinda Gates​ warn

<b>Exclusive:</b> Bill and Melinda Gates warn of dire impact of order that blocks US funding for family planning and health services<p>The “global gag rule” imposed by Donald Trump, blocking US funds to any organisation involved in abortion advice and care overseas, could impact millions of women and girls, …

Dubai hopes to launch self-flying drone taxi service this summer

Dubai's Roads and Transportation Authority announced yesterday that it tested an autonomous drone capable of carrying passengers far above the city's infamous traffic jams. The RTA held the demonstration at a three-day summit of leaders called the World Government Summit. The hope is to have the …

Drones

Driving in rain is no problem for this self-driving car

If you've ever wondered how a self-driving car might handle bad weather, inconsistent traffic signals and unpredictable human drivers, you may have …

Autonomous Cars

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google's most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Your next autonomous Uber ride may be in a Mercedes-Benz

Uber and Daimler partner up for an autonomous ridesharing fleet.<p>The autonomous ridesharing future is growing ever closer as manufacturers from all over the globe are preparing to unleash their own self-driving fleet of taxis. Ford has announced a full-fleet by 2021. General Motors has set up Maven, …

Ridesharing

This game takes you through the madness of founding your own startup

Do you dream of one day being your own boss, or growing your germ of an idea into a billion-dollar business? Before you take the plunge, you might want to spend a few hours with <i>The Founder</i>.<p>Developed and crowdfunded by researcher Francis Tseng, this browser game puts you in the shoes of a startup …

Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark

When it comes to mobile app development, every step ofThe post Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark appeared …

Discover 20 Websites To Download Free Stock Video Resources

The video is growing year after year and every marketer swears you should create more video content.<p>The video content is great, but the thing is that it takes time, effort and skills to create something you are proud of and your audience finds valuable. Luckily, there’s a solution. Use free stock …

Videography