Even Google is sometimes lost without Google. “How much do you earn?” Meg Hillier, chair of the public accounts committee, demanded of Matt Brittin, president of Google Europe. “I don’t have that figure,” said Brittin, hurriedly reaching inside his pocket for his phone.
I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 and it looked like everything went fine, even though it changed my home screen saver and where the icons were listed.
Representatives from Google have defended the technology company's various subsidiaries in so-called tax havens in a hearing with the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), pointing out that the company paid corporation tax at an average rate of 19 per cent worldwide.
Employees in the UK’s growing digital technology sector can expect to earn better salaries than in the rest of the economy, according to the latest government-backed analysis of the industry.
The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities.
Google has managed to persuade the US government that the tech company’s computers – rather than humans – should be defined as the “drivers” of a growing fleet of autonomous vehicles.
The boss of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (£138m) worth of shares, making him the highest paid chief executive in the US.
Telstra customers across Australia were unable to make or receive calls for two hours on Tuesday afternoon due to an “embarrassing human error”, the company has said.
Silicon Valley got its first major contemporary art gallery this week because Laura Arrillaga Andreessen – prolific art collector and heir to local real estate baron John Arrillaga – decided it was a little weird to have art sales in her house.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has some advice for women: every day, write down three things you did well.
Virtual reality might be marching into the mainstream, but questions remain about its long-term effects, scientists say.
Technology giants including Facebook and Google face the prospect of their prestigious Silicon Valley headquarters becoming swamped by water as rising sea levels threaten to submerge much of the property development boom gripping San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Bill Gates speaks about his relationship with the late Apple founder Steve Jobs and chooses a song in memory of their work together shaping the technology of the modern age, in an appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday.
The founder of Ship Your Enemies Glitter, an Australian website that lets anyone in the world ship their enemies bags of glitter – the most irritating party product yet invented – has put his company up for sale, after begging potential customers to stop using his website.
Does Apple have another 40 years ahead of it, now that it has 40 behind it? As the world’s most valuable public company hit its anniversary last week, it’s the obvious question, in a world where the pace of technological change, enabled by globalisation and the internet, is faster than ever.
The Apple event that saw the unveiling of the iPhone 7 and AirPods opened with a short film of CEO Tim Cook in a Carpool Karaoke session with Late Late Show host James Corden.
Google’s 2,300 staff in the UK earned an average wage of £160,000 each last year, despite the group’s insistence that its British operation is a modest outpost of the company’s global empire.
The mayor of Palo Alto is pushing for a ban on large technology companies downtown, making him the latest local politician to go after the powerful firms driving the booming economy in Silicon Valley.
Top Apple executives from Apple have voiced their violent disapproval of Tuesday's decision by the European Union to order Ireland to recover up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in back taxes from the tech giant.