Local governments can try to ban the plastic straw now, but they can’t do a thing about the vast system that’s attached to it.
Ride-hailing companies are diversifying away from their core business, but right into more direct competition.
Apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Apple Maps may make traffic conditions worse in some areas, new research suggests.
The blockbuster Silicon Valley case settled, clearing the way for the development of more self-driving cars.
That’s what a new study from Uber’s self-driving-truck team says, and a variety of trucking experts think they might be right.
A symbol of the industry's reach takes its place in San Francisco's skyline just as Americans begin to reckon with the power of Silicon Valley's companies.
Hurricane Irma has laid waste to the state's electricity, affecting more than 10 million people. Now what?
If you believe them, there will be a lot of self-driving cars on the road by 2020.
We should investigate the many ways hackers could disrupt self-driving cars before we begin deploying them.
Attitudes about autonomous vehicles are positive in the UK and Australia. But in the U.S., people are more paranoid.
A journey into the mysterious origins of the pre-arranged table.
Music is embedded in the streets, like the streets are embedded in the music.
It takes 15 seconds, and you'll never miss a game you want to see.
A computer was once a human who computed; how long until "a driver" is a machine that drives?
The freewheeling opportunity associated with 20th-century California was not available to black residents, and that exclusion reverberates in our neighborhoods and communities today.
Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.