Mobile

Pinterest misses 2018 hiring goal for underrepresented minorities in tech roles, hits other targets

In its annual diversity report, Pinterest continues to hit its hiring goals for women in engineering and underrepresented minorities in non-technical roles, while struggling to reach its goals for underrepresented minorities in engineering roles. At the end of 2018, Pinterest’s employee base was 47 percent female, compared to 45 percent female last year. Also, 47 […]

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Amazon's Alexa Attempts To Fact-Check Tech Executive During CES Demonstration

Perhaps Amazon’s Alexa didn’t believe the hype. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the digital assistant interrupted a demonstration being given by a representative of chipmaker Qualcomm. “No, that’s not true,” Alexa quipped, midway through a presentation showcasing “artificial-intelligence intuitive in-vehicle experiences for next-generation vehicles,” per Qualcomm’s press release. It’s unclear […]

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Tech Fix: Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped)

Supported by Tech Fix Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped) A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year’s biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there’s a reason for that. ImageCreditCreditGlenn Harvey By Brian X. Chen Jan. 3, 2019 Leer en español Imagine a future […]

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Mark Zuckerberg's new year's resolution is to host public debates about the impact of tech on society

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc. attends the Viva Tech start-up and technology gathering at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on May 24, 2018 in Paris, France.Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that his new year’s resolution is to host public debates about the impact of tech on […]

Gaming

The best VR and AR tech of CES 2019

CES 2019 is the perfect time for developers and manufacturers to show off their latest and greatest virtual and augmented reality technology, and they didn’t disappoint this year. From new VR headsets to peripherals that completely change how you interact with VR, there were several impressive products on display. Here is the best VR and […]

Emerging Tech

5 tech trends to watch in 2019 (and a reality check on last year’s picks)

Innovation in the tech industry moves at a breakneck pace, and 2018 was a fantastic example of that. Wireless companies took gigantic steps towards 5G (including merging to get there), while Google wowed us with its Duplex AI. Despite Bitcoin’s precipitous fall in value, blockchain technology continued to evolve, and Amazon showed it’s serious about […]