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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 04:43 PM PDT

Costs Pile Up for Airlines as Boeing 737 Max Grounding Enters Eighth Month

Costs Pile Up for Airlines as Boeing 737 Max Grounding Enters Eighth Month

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, now in its eighth month, is driving up costs for airlines as they cancel thousands more flights into 2020. American and United this week joined Southwest in...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 06:26 AM PDT

Elizabeth Warren Ramps Up Battle With Facebook

Elizabeth Warren Ramps Up Battle With Facebook

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., ramped up her criticism of Facebook this weekend, taking aim at the company's policy on political advertising and for having "contributed" to media job losses, NBC News reports....

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 03:28 PM PDT

Facebook's Libra Currency Battered by Defections, Pushback

Facebook's Libra Currency Battered by Defections, Pushback

Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:38 PM PDT

Would You Give Up Google for $17K a Year? The Fed Wants to Know

Would You Give Up Google for $17K a Year? The Fed Wants to Know

The Federal Reserve wants to know what the internet is worth to you. The answer could help the central bank solve one of the most puzzling paradoxes of the modern economy: The current expansion is the...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:14 AM PDT

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Big Tech Is Now a Big Punching Bag for Politicians

Republicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech. The list of grievances is long and growing by the week. Companies...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 07:52 PM PDT

Researchers Concerned About Florida Collecting Data on Kids

Researchers Concerned About Florida Collecting Data on Kids

Researchers from the Aspen Institute are raising concerns about a Florida initiative meant to collect and collate huge amounts of data on schoolchildren in the state, according to a report released Thursday. F...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:56 AM PDT

Man Admits Mailing Powder, Blood in Threats to OkCupid CEO

Man Admits Mailing Powder, Blood in Threats to OkCupid CEO

A Massachusetts man has admitted to sending the CEO of a popular dating site threatening letters that he claimed contained deadly substances, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Liam MacLeod, 47, was sentenced...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:01 AM PDT

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's Likely a Google Balloon.

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's Likely a Google Balloon.

Some eagle-eyed humans looking skyward this weekend saw something against the brilliant-blue backdrop that had them questioning what the heck was flying above. If this were last century, they probably would've...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:23 AM PDT

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Dr. Anna Nguyen spoke with none of the five patients she treated on a recent weekday morning. She didn’t even leave her dining room.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:04 AM PDT

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos.

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