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Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 01:34 PM PDT

Feds Probe Uber's Tracking of Lyft Drivers: AP Sources

Feds Probe Uber's Tracking of Lyft Drivers: AP Sources

The Justice Department in Manhattan is investigating whether Uber illegally used software to track drivers for Lyft, its main ride-hailing competitor, to gain an advantage in attracting and recruiting drivers...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 06:26 PM PDT

What to Do to Safeguard Your Info After Equifax Breach

What to Do to Safeguard Your Info After Equifax Breach

A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that "criminals" had stolen vital data about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 05:24 PM PDT

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday. And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 11:30 PM PDT

Lyft Takes on Uber, Plans to Test Driverless Cars

Lyft Takes on Uber, Plans to Test Driverless Cars

Ride Sharing took another step towards going autonomous, as Lyft announced its plans to test driverless cars in the Bay Area.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 10:49 AM PDT

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

The NFL will be able to know the speed, location and even the rotation of the league's footballs this season under new technology being used with the ball itself. For fans, that will mean even more statistics....

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 02:39 PM PDT

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:43 AM PDT

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:41 AM PDT

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Advanced hackers have successfully broken into core operations systems after targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm. Reuters reported that...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 07:58 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Reacts to DACA Decision With Trepidation

Silicon Valley Reacts to DACA Decision With Trepidation

The Trump administration on Tuesday decided to scrap from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, triggering ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley.

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 07:01 AM PDT

Apple CEO Speaks Out as Trump Weighs Young Immigrants' Fate

Apple CEO Speaks Out as Trump Weighs Young Immigrants' Fate

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is standing by hundreds of Apple immigrant employees brought to the United States as children who have been shielded from deportation by a program President Donald Trump might...

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