Microsoft is making its biggest tech acquisition ever, spending $26.2 billion for enterprise-focused social networking company LinkedIn. Why did it do it? CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner discussed five compelling reasons.
Facebook’s quest to improve Internet access has come down to Earth with experimental wireless gear for cities and rural areas. At the company’s F8 conference on Wednesday, Facebook networking chief Jay Parikh introduced a super-high-frequency wireless backbone called Terragraph and a 96-antenna cellular base station named Aries.
When it comes to robots, humans are perhaps a little too trusting. In a series of experiments at Georgia Tech that simulated a building fire, people ignored emergency exit signs and followed instructions from a guidance robot—even after being told the robot was faulty.