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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:41 AM PDT

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO's Buyout Bid Raises Eyebrows, Legal Concerns

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a $72 billion buyout of the electric car maker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 06:24 PM PDT

'Vector' is SF Startup's New Home Robot With Feelings

'Vector' is SF Startup's New Home Robot With Feelings

There are robots for all sorts of tasks, and virtual assistants to answer all sorts of questions. Now, San Francisco startup Anki is aiming to combine those two technological marvels in one device: a lovable...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 04:43 PM PDT

Broadcom Co-Founder Henry Nicholas Arrested in Las Vegas

Broadcom Co-Founder Henry Nicholas Arrested in Las Vegas

Broadcom co-founder, billionaire Henry Nicholas III, was arrested after police found heroin, cocaine, meth and other drugs in his Las Vegas hotel room Thursday.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:47 AM PDT

New Law May Force Small Businesses to Reveal Data Practices

New Law May Force Small Businesses to Reveal Data Practices

While it may yet face legal challenges, the California Consumer Privacy Act is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2020. It covers companies that conduct business in California and that fit one of three categories: Those...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:18 AM PDT

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

NASA's Solar Probe Is Set for Trip to 'Touch' the Sun

A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:07 AM PDT

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Tesla Board Evaluating Elon Musk's Desire to Go Private

Members of the Tesla board said Wednesday they have met "several times" to discuss CEO Elon Musk's desire to go private. Musk tweeted Tuesday that he was "considering taking Tesla private" and that he had...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 07:27 AM PDT

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Advocates Condemn 'Powerful' Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. The advocates,...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 07:21 PM PDT

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Drops Latest Bombshell With $72B Buyout Proposal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is gearing up to lead a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock market. In his typically unorthodox...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 03:14 AM PDT

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

Facial Recognition System Set to Be Used in Olympic Security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games. The NeoFace technology...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 10:19 AM PDT

Facebook Joins Apple, Spotify in Banning Alex Jones' Content

Facebook Joins Apple, Spotify in Banning Alex Jones' Content

Facebook has removed four pages that belong to conspiracy theorist and far-right radio host Alex Jones, explaining in a blog post Monday that content posted on the pages over the last several days violates...

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