Community forum on 5G technology to be held in Berkeley

The event hosted by Council members Ben Bartlett and Cheryl Davila and Wireless Radiation Education & Defense (WiRED) will be held at the South Berkeley Senior Center at 2939 Ellis St. near Ashby Street at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Insider Q&A: How YouTube decides what to ban

The Google-owned site has come under fire recently for allowing videos that feature what many find offensive or violent, and for not doing enough to protect kids online. Halprin has to make difficult decisions to craft policies that keep the site as safe as YouTube wants it to be, while balancing what the company considers one of its core tenets: people’s free speech.

Google announces breakthrough in blazingly fast computing

Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that took just minutes to complete a calculation that would take the world's best supercomputer thousands of years.