Business

ICE seeks large new cloud contract involving Microsoft, Amazon

U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is planning new large-scale expenditures on cloud computing with Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.'s Amazon Web Services unit. The deal, slated for early 2021, could could reignite ...

Internet

Google says Australians could lose free search services

Google warned on Monday that the Australian government's plan to make digital giants pay for news content threatens users' free services in Australia and could result in their data being given to media organizations.

Engineering

Q&A: Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

University of Michigan computer science and engineering associate professor Chad Jenkins is a roboticist who specializes in mobile manipulation, computer vision, interactive robot system and human-robot interaction. He recently ...

Business

Google workers demand the company stop selling its tech to police

More than 1,600 Google workers are demanding the company "take real steps to help dismantle racism" and end its police contracts. In a letter that began circulating internally last week, workers wrote that they were "disappointed ...

Internet

Scientists funded by Chan-Zuckerberg urge Facebook to do better

Scientists funded by Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy are calling on Facebook Inc. to create and enforce stricter policies on misinformation and harmful language following the social network's handling of President Donald Trump's ...

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