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Sergey Brin’s airship aims to use world’s biggest mobile hydrogen fuel cell

Sergey Brin’s secretive airship company LTA Research and Exploration is planning to power a huge disaster relief airship with an equally record-breaking hydrogen fuel cell. A job listing from the co

Want to hire and retain high-quality developers? Give them stimulating work

Not only is it the right way to treat your team, but when developers are more stimulated, the standard of their work goes up, along with productivity levels and general morale.

Google’s Sundar Pichai grilled over ‘destroying anonymity on the internet’

Google’s Sundar Pichai faced an awkward line of enquiry during today’s House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing related to its 2007 acquisition of adtech platform DoubleClick, and how it went

Larry Page’s secret war on the flu

Now that Larry Page has stepped down as CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet, he could be following in Bill Gates’s footsteps and tackling global health challenges.

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen skewer Zuckerberg’s ‘twisted logic’ on hate speech and fakes

Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has waded into the debate about social media regulation. In an award-acceptance speech to the Anti-Defamation League yesterday, the creator of Ali G and Borat delivered a pr

Shareholder suit alleges Google covered up its sexual harassment problems with big payouts

A new lawsuit may require Andy Rubin to return his $90 million payout.

Watch the sixth annual Breakthrough Prize awards live right here!

As we head into awards season, one of the first shows to lead the pack is all about science. The Breakthrough Prize, a cumulative $22 million in awards that go to superstars in the fields of physics,

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen's latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and dow

Sergey Brin’s giant airship will be world’s largest, serve humanitarian role

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building a massive airship, we learned in April, and now The Guardian reports some additional details about the purpose and nature of the project. It’ll be used

Google’s Sergey Brin said to be working on a zeppelin-like airship

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been known to enjoy ambitious flights of technological fancy, but this may be his flightiest: Bloomberg reports the enigmatic billionaire, who favors dark attire and

Red carpet roundup: Silicon Valley goes Hollywood for 2017 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony

Covering a red carpet isn’t usually a skill in the repertoire of tech journalists, but it’s also not every day that you get to see Vin Diesel and Kevin Durant on the same stage as Mark

These science superstars just won the 2017 Breakthrough Prize

Today at the 5th annual Breakthrough Prize, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names will award more than $25 million to scientific research in departments across the globe. The event splices toge

The ethics of transhumanism

While many of the ideas of transhumanism are noble, the field is accused of sharing traits with eugenics. I can't answer the many ethical, moral and existential questions raised by transhumanism. All

Why the Oculus Rift won’t go the way of Google Glass

On a recent episode of our podcast we spoke about the VR industry with Matt Hartman, director of seed investments at Betaworks. When evaluating VR companies, Hartman looks for whether the company is d

Meet Brain, The AI Engine That Wants To Replace Search

Fifteen miles away from where Larry Page and Sergey Brin worked out of their first office developing the technology that would become Google, a team of eleven engineers no older than 20 are hard a

OK Alphabet

“Finally.” “Moonshots.” “Sundar.” “Speed.” “Brilliant.” “YES!” These are all things that I’ve heard from insiders today in

Meet Alphabet, Google’s New Corporate Boss As Sundar Pichai Takes Over The Search Company

Google just rocked the world with some light news on a Monday. It has restructured the company and everything will now report up to “Alphabet Inc.” a new corporate name. That includes Goog

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin On Google X’s Translation Of Research Into New Businesses

Google co-founder Sergey Brin wants the company to explore new areas of technology and develop projects that could have a huge impact on the world. Which is why he's thrilled to be leading the company

Google Glass Easter Egg Introduces You To The Entire Team In A Panoramic Image Controlled By Your Head’s Movement

As more developers are receiving their pair of Google Glass, the tinkering with the device is heating up. One developer found a very interesting easter egg within Glass itself, which introduces you to

Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As “Glass Collective” To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystem

Today, Google Ventures announced a partnership with two of the biggest technology venture capital firms in the world, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, on what they’re calling the “
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