Elon Musk demonstrates Neuralink's tech live using pigs with surgically implanted brain-monitoring devices

Elon Musk -founded Neuralink has made headlines over the past many years around it efforts to develop a new kind of interface between the human brain and computing devices. On Friday, the company provided a demo of the technology, and … Read more…

Op-ed: The next Silicon Valley exodus — Over 25% of tech sector wants permanent work from home

Over one-quarter of technology sector employees want to work remotely forever, the new CNBC|SurveyMonkey Workforce Survey finds. That could have a big influence on pay in the economy’s richest sector. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ … Read more…

Op-ed: U.S. should enlist tech companies to build global quick response system to prevent future pandemic

It’s not too late for the United States – driven by the cutting-edge capabilities of its technology companies – to leverage the coronavirus tragedy into a historic opportunity. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights … Read more…

‘Superpower marathon’: U.S. may lead China in tech right now — but Beijing has the strength to catch up

Research shows China still needs to catch up in the areas of artificial intelligence, jet engines as well as semi-conductor manufacturing and design capability, but the U.S. cannot rest on its laurels, experts warn. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL … Read more…

Mike Bloomberg’s tech firm Hawkfish struggles to sign clients as coronavirus changes 2020 landscape

Mike Bloomberg’s tech company has been struggling recently to sign clients. Some organizations are working to balance budgets during the coronavirus outbreak. Others don’t know where the firm fits in with their plans. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Mike Bloomberg’s tech firm Hawkfish struggles to sign clients as coronavirus changes 2020 landscape

Mike Bloomberg’s tech company has been struggling recently to sign clients. Some organizations are working to balance budgets during the coronavirus outbreak. Others don’t know where the firm fits in with their plans. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK

New Charity initiative Bytes for Heroes asks the tech industry to “do lunch” together virtually every Wednesday to raise funds London, 12th May 2020 – Today, recently launched UK technology led charity initiative Bytes for Heroes has announced #lunchbytes, a … Read more…

Tech giants are profiting — and getting more powerful — even as the global economy tanks

As the pandemic wreaks havoc on the economy, tech giants Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are benefiting enormously from a potentially permanent shift in consumer habits, leveraging their political clout by arguing that they are essential services, and gutting their … Read more…

Tech giants are profiting — and getting more powerful — even as the global economy tanks

As the pandemic wreaks havoc on the economy, tech giants Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are benefiting enormously from a potentially permanent shift in consumer habits, leveraging their political clout by arguing that they are essential services, and gutting their … Read more…

Silicon Valley businesses who made their living from tech industry events are suddenly staring at blank calendars and layoffs

Food caterers, event planners, venue owners, DJs and others that rely on the tech industry’s parties and conferences have struggled to find work due to the coronavirus pandemic. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking whether people are … Read more…

White House to meet large tech companies to discuss ways to control coronavirus outbreak

The White House will meet large technology companies on Wednesday to coordinate efforts over the coronavirus outbreak, seeking to control a contagious respiratory illness that has infected almost 1,000 people in the United States and more than 100,000 globally. Reuters: … Read more…

Virginia Tech to honor scholarship for star NJ wrestler whose career is over after cardiac episode

These have been terrifying times for South Jersey wrestling powerhouse Paulsboro High School. State champion Brandon Green, 170-pound class, has been hospitalized for more than a week after he became unresponsive and required CPR last Monday. The state champion went … Read more…

Pentagon drops opposition to new rules that would further restrict tech sales to Huawei

The Department of Defense originally had opposed Commerce’s recommendation to tighten restrictions on sales to Huawei, saying it would ultimately hurt U.S. semiconductor companies, which the Pentagon relies on to help produce cutting-edge military tech. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

How tech firm Shadow sought to revolutionize Democratic campaigns — but stumbled in Iowa

A perfect storm of coding mishaps and human errors hamstrung Shadow’s operations at the Iowa caucus, delaying results in the first-in-the-nation contest and raising urgent questions about the often-invisible technology that powers American democracy. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

5 Lessons From Q3 Earnings in Entertainment and Tech, From Teflon Facebook to Disney’s Streaming Onslaught

With the third quarter earning season officially wrapped up, it’s time to take a step back and see how major entertainment and tech companies held up at a time of transition. For many content-based … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL … Read more…

Livongo founder says tech workers want to work at mission-driven companies: ‘They come to us’

At CNBC's @Work conference, Livongo's executive chairman Glen Tullman said it's gotten easier for health-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Silicon Valley. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Tech consultations on parts of U.S. trade deal completed – China’s Commerce Ministry

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations on some parts of a trade agreement were basically completed, China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Saturday. Reuters: … Read more…

Tech Business Leader Linda Gooden: Diversity Improves Innovation and Competitiveness In Corporate America

When it comes to choosing corporate boards in which she will serve, Linda Gooden focuses on “the culture and core values of the organization, and the belief that I can make a meaningful contribution to the company’s mission, which in … Read more…

DealBook D.C. Summit: Mnuchin Talks Trade and the Economy; Microsoft’s Brad Smith on Tech Policy

Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts newsmakers from the worlds of business and policy at an event in Washington on Sept. 12. Watch it here, live. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…