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Google Fiber targets the Triangle as one of the metro areas where it is asking the FCC for permission to test a wireless system as a means to provide ultra-fast Internet service.
Australia's first attempt to conduct a census online has resumed almost two days after it shut down due to what an angry prime minister described as system failures that left it vulnerable to cyberattack. IBM, which is supporting the census, apologized.
IBM's Watson recently successfully diagnosed a life-threatening disease that doctors in Japan had not been able to figure out. It's being called the "greatest feat yet" for Watson, which IBM is making available for more medical projects. So, are robot doctors coming?
Google self-driving car exec quits; former Bell Labs' new life; cancer drug failure; Buffett's profits; FBI encryption dialogue
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A top exec in Google's autonomous cars effort quits; there is new life for the old Bell Labs complex; a cancer drug fails in tests; Berkshire Hathaway profits soar; and the FBI director wants a dialog about encryption.
A new interactive map from AT&T shows where apartment and condo residents can receive ultra-fast Internet access. The map joins an earlier offering that tells home owners and renters if service is available for specific addresses.
IBM Chair and CEO Virginia Rometty says there's been no blowback from the tech giant's decision to speak out against North Carolina's HB2. In an interview she says the stand against the LGBT legislation was "expected" by IBM workers.
Amazon jet fleet; Facebook vs. 'clickbait;' Apple 'bug bounties;' private moon flight; Dish w/o ESPN
In today's Bull dog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon unveils its Prime delivery fleet of jet aircraft; Facebook tries again to tackle "clickbait;" Apple offers "bug bounties" to people reporting bugs; a private company wins OK for moon flight; and Dish offers a non-ESPN option.
In a response to an Obama administration request for information about how best to approach development of artificial intelligence, IBM researchers chose to stress what they can "augmented human intelligence." Here's a look at what they wrote.
A new survey of wireless network performance as provided by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint offers an interesting insight into speed, availability, and more.
New Galaxy phone iris scanner (video); pistol emoji dumped; Instagram 'Stories'; Uber sells China ops
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology headlines: Samsung's new phone has an iris scanner (video); Instagram unveils "Stories;" Apple dumps a pistol emoji; and Uber sells its China operations to rival.
One of Google's sister companies will team up with pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline to form a joint venture that aims to develop tiny implants that can tap nerves and change their electronic signals as a way of treating chronic illnesses.
Virgin Galatic space tourism license; Pokemon Go a threat; Daimler invests in chauffeur startup; new Apple trial
In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Virgin Galactic says it has received an operating license for its space tourism rocket; the Israeli military is warning its soldiers about a new threat: the widely popular mobile phone game "Pokemon Go"; Daimler invests in chauffeur service start-up Blacklane; and a judge tosses patent verdict against Apple, orders new trials.