Tech companies have an economic imperative to avoid grappling too seriously with the ethical issues surrounding data usage.
Tech companies have vowed to do better when it comes to using data ethically, but most ethics initiatives are neither enforced nor enforceable.
Google employees protest outside the Google Corporate Campus Headquarters in Mountain View, California on November 1, 2018.
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Industrial action by Google workers shows collective representation is needed even in what is meant to be the best company in the world.
Google employees protest outside the Googleplex HQ in Mountain View, California.
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At a time when discussions about tech companies revolve around algorithms making automated decisions, the walkout gives Google a thousand human faces.
After a long industrial campaign, Amazon workers in Italy have persuaded their employer to reach an agreement with them.
Tech companies overseas are signing collective agreements with their employees. Might Australia be next?
Cities will be driving globalisation and innovation in the emerging world order.
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Welcome to the era of TechPlomacy where a new world order is emerging around cities and their economies, rather than nations and their borders.
There’s a global war going on, and a global arms race to go with it. It’s not a race for physical weapons, it’s a race to develop cyber weapons of psychological, emotional, financial and infrastructure attack.
Hostile foreign powers and even tech companies are not attacking us with bullets and bombs; they're doing it with bits and bytes. It's Cyber Security Awareness Month, so what to do about the third world war being waged in cyberspace?
Who’s missing from this picture?
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
The tech industry is booming - so how can we make sure that the cities where they're based share the benefits?
The options available to Yahoo following another disappointing round of earnings and increasing angst among investors.
Huawei’s growth is another indication of how Chinese companies are successfully moving away from their traditional strategy of producing cheaper products.
Having aggressively marketed its privacy credentials for the last two years, Apple's contribution to the consultation is not surprising.
The comeback kid.
Twitter's revenues are in good shape but its CEO needs to start securing more users to keep investors happy.
The new iPad Pro reminds us that firms like Apple are favouring incremental change rather than tackling technology's big challenges.
Reports suggest President Xi will meet with US tech leaders this week. Will that overshadow his meeting with President Obama?
While the timing of the planned forum is not ideal, it continues a long tradition of Chinese leaders engaging with US tech leaders and may prove beneficial to overall relations.
Do the current stereotypes keep women from entering computer science?
Changing the design of a classroom can get more girls interested in computer science. Here's how.
There’s more to the UK than just this roundabout.
Whether as “Tech City” or “Silicon Roundabout”, the cluster of digital start-ups centred around Old Street in East London is well known. The extensive network of similar start-up clusters in cities outside…
Are we slaves to the convenience of Uber?
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Uber, the leading company in the taxi app sector, recently had to defend its company culture, values and ethics due to several reported incidents. These range from customer complaints, poor safety standards…