Due to the inevitability of random errors in the hardware, useful quantum computers are unlikely to ever be built.
If you want to know how Alphabet’s new CEO, Sundar Pichai, will run the company you don’t need to look very far – he’s essentially been doing it for several years already.
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as leaders of parent company Alphabet, ending day-to-day involvement as regulators intensify scrutiny of an Internet industry the two men helped create.
Facebook is releasing a tool that allows users to transfer their photos directly to Google’s storage service in a bid to give people “control and choice”.
Google fired four employees for what it said were violations of its data security policies, escalating tension between management and activist workers at a company once revered for its open corporate culture.
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has labelled social media companies “the greatest propaganda machine in history”, accusing Facebook, Google and others of facilitating hate on their sites.
Google announced plans to buy enterprise software firm CloudSimple, another sign the search giant isn’t letting a flurry of antitrust investigations interrupt its expansion strategy.
The streaming of videogames will take many years to become mainstream or replace playing through a traditional console or PC, the head of Xbox has said.