Microsoft Is Putting Slack On Notice

The company's new product appears positioned to directly compete with Slack’s free offering.

Energy Opens Portal to National Labs Experts, Tech

The Lab Partnership Service website gives private-sector innovators better access to public-sector research and technology.

Google’s Duplex AI Could Kill the Call Center

And little is known about how this AI system actually works.

Why Can’t Europe Create Tech Giants Like the U.S. and China?

Europe churns out plenty of top-of-class mathematicians, computer scientists, and software developers.

Tech Companies Just Woke Up to a Big Problem With Their AI

AI and facial recognition are colliding in an alarming way.

General: Project Maven Is Just the Beginning of the Military’s Use of AI

Air Combat Command chief invites tech firms to help build next-gen tools for the Pentagon. Also says dissent "is part of being an American."

The Tech Industry Is Fighting Trump—and Mostly Losing

Legal opposition and strongly worded remarks could not defeat the president’s travel ban.

Google’s Withdrawal from Pentagon AI Project Risks U.S. Lives, Says Work

Former deputy defense secretary says the tech giant should consider how its work might help save U.S. troops — and how it is currently helping China.

Civic Tech in a Time of Technopessimism

Since 2016, the technology industry has been looking for answers. Code for America might have one.

Silicon Valley Is Less Likely to Believe H-1B Workers Are Stealing U.S. Jobs

Current and former tech employees view things a little differently.

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Is Building a Defense Contractor With Consumer Technology

Its first major project: A virtual border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Scrapped: $24M Plan to Replace Refrigerators On Air Force One

Rep. Joe Courtney says the no-bid deal “didn’t pass the smell test.”

Microsoft Has Agreed to Buy GitHub for $7.5 billion

The acquisition of GitHub will likely strengthen Microsoft’s cloud services offerings.