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Technology Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet' Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'
One of tech's biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under a new moniker - "Alphabet" - in a move underscoring its founders' ambitions to pursue ventures far beyond the company's Internet search core, from self-driving cars to cutting-edge medical research.
Technology Women take on stereotype with #ilooklikeanengineer Women take on stereotype with #ilooklikeanengineer
Thousands of female engineers, coders, self-described science nerds and other tech superstars joined a Twitter campaign this week to break down stereotypes about what engineers should look like.
Technology Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report released Friday.
Technology Poll: Few in U.S. have received credit cards with chips Poll: Few in U.S. have received credit cards with chips
Even as an Oct. 1 deadline approaches to replace Americans' out-of-date credit cards with new cards embedded with computer chips, the vast majority of Americans still have not received their new cards and only a small minority are using the chips at all.
Technology You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules
The copper network behind landline phones, a communications mainstay for more than a century, is going away, as cable and fiber-optics lines come along with faster Internet speeds. But the alternatives have drawbacks, including an inability to withstand power outages.
Technology Review: Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor Review: Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
With Windows 10, everyone gets along. There are still separate desktop and tablet modes, but you largely stick with one or the other depending on whether you have a keyboard.