Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence.
Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:59 AM PDT
Pressured by Government, Uber Agrees to Protect Rider Data
Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers.
The Federal Trade Commission, in a complaint...
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:24 AM PDT
Protests at Google Offices Over Engineer's Firing Canceled
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data.
U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has sided with hiQ Labs, a San...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 03:03 PM PDT
Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally
One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers.
But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM PDT
British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty to US Charges
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking...
Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:25 AM PDT
Apple, Aetna Meeting to Bring Apple Watch to Aetna: Sources
Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC.
Aetna, which covers an...
The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use.
Disney's plan for two new streaming services (and...
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 05:58 AM PDT
For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Places to Charge
Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set...