The Bloomberg innovation grant city winners include Boston, L.A., Jerusalem, Seattle, and Jersey City, N.J. The Bloomberg Philanthropies grants range from $400,000 to $1 million annually for three years,
Google is planning to close its engineering office in Russia, and while it hasn't officially said why, the move coincides with the passage of several laws restricting Internet freedom in Russia. Google will maintain its offices in Russia dedicated to customer support, marketing, and sales.
Google News will close in Spain ahead of a new law which would require Google to pay publishers for showing snippets of their content on its site. Google will also remove Spanish publishers from international editions of Google News.
On Tuesday, Intel announced a platform to securely link computers and tablets to watches, thermostats, industrial controllers, fridges, and all the other 'smart' devices that make up the Internet of Things.
Drones are cool, but they are highly regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration. Wednesday the FAA opened up those regulations for four companies ahead of planned commercial regulation in 2015. Before you buy your drone, here is a list of what you can and cannot do with it.
Sony has been the victim of a number of cyberattacks in recent weeks, and Monday night a group known as Guardians of Peace demanded the company stop showing 'The Interview,' a forthcoming fictional movie about the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Grooveshark, the questionably-legal music streaming service, will launch a completely legal app in 2015. The Grooveshark app, called 'Broadcasts,' will let users listen to playlists curated by other users.
Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, and other technology companies are promoting the Hour of Code 2014, which aims to demystify computer programming for students around the world. Apple will host free coding classes at its stores during the Hour of Code on December 11.