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Michael J. Coren

Emerging Tech

Utilities Are Paying Their Customers to Buy Electric Vehicles

The transport sector may be the only major new source of electricity demand for developed economies.

Emerging Tech

Bill Gates Warns Silicon Valley Not to Be the New Microsoft

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google have been put on notice.

Policy

Statehouses Are The New Arena In the Battle for Net Neutrality

At least 14 states have signed or introduced orders and bills seeking to enforce net neutrality.

CIO Briefing

James Damore Is Suing Google for Discriminating Against White Males

The Ex-Google Engineer filed a complaint in California state court.

CIO Briefing

Silicon Valley Is Flipping Elections in its Spare Time

It’s not anything your average venture-backed startup wouldn’t do, but it’s virtually unheard of for local politicians.

CIO Briefing

Donald Trump’s Crackdown on Immigrants Is Spooking US Tech Firms From Even Interviewing Them

tech companies are getting the message, says online hiring platform Hired in a new study.

CIO Briefing

New Research Shows 'Digital Natives' Are No Better at Technology Than the Rest of Us

Millennials do not necessarily possess special skills at basic computer programs compared to older generations.

CIO Briefing

More Silicon Valley Tech Workers Were Born Outside the U.S. Than In It

It turns out that almost every major tech hub has more foreign-born workers than domestic ones.

CIO Briefing

Robot Exoskeletons Are Finally Here, And They’re Nothing Like the Suits From 'Iron Man'

After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market.

Emerging Tech

Silicon Valley’s Finest Are Finally Developing a Code of Ethics

Software engineers and executives in the Valley are writing up a set of civic values.