House Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday grilled Equifax's former chief executive over the massive data hack of the personal information of 145 million Americans, calling the company's response inadequate...
The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists, including two from Caltech in Southern California, for their discoveries in gravitational waves. Sweden's Royal Academy of Sciences announced...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 02:40 PM PDT
GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday.
"General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 07:20 PM PDT
Examining Social Media Impact on Las Vegas Shooting
Social media, as always in modern times, played a big role both in how we found out about the shooting and how many of us were able to reach out to those who were in the line of fire. But it also gave scammers...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 08:12 AM PDT
Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach
The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen.
In prepared congressional testimony, Richard F. Smith says the...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 04:24 PM PDT
Facebook Says Estimated 10 Million Saw Russia-Linked Ads
Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election.
There's a groundswell of support in the European Union to make sure that digital U.S. giants pay more taxes on their lucrative business in Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday.
He said he...
Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 07:48 AM PDT
Musk's New Plan: Travel Anywhere on Earth in 60 Minutes
Elon Musk already has a plan to get you from New York to Washington, D.C. in 29 minutes. But the billionaire's latest proposal blows that one out of the atmosphere.
Musk unveiled plans Friday for a rocket that...
Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots.
But critics say the proposal still...