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Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 at 03:05 PM PDT

Podcast: The World According to Tim Draper

Podcast: The World According to Tim Draper

Third-generation venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't shy about predicting the future or thinking out of the box. In fact, he's become accustomed to making headlines for his bold outlook on business and life.

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 05:58 AM PST

Uber Releases List of Things Riders Leave Behind

Uber Releases List of Things Riders Leave Behind

Uber has released a list of things riders leave behind, and it’s pretty strange. There’s everything from a hand puppet to a 8-week-old coffee-colored Chihuahua to a fog machine — yes, you read that right, a fog...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:50 PM PST

China's Huawei Sues to Challenge US Security Law

China's Huawei Sues to Challenge US Security Law

Chinese tech giant Huawei is challenging a U.S. law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment. Huawei Technologies Ltd.'s lawsuit, announced...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:04 PM PST

Facebook CEO Says He'll Double Down on Privacy

Facebook CEO Says He'll Double Down on Privacy

Facebook, which grew into a colossus by vacuuming up your information in every possible way and using it to target ads back at you, now says its future lies in privacy-oriented messaging that Facebook itself...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 12:13 PM PST

Democrat Bill Seeks to Restore 'Net Neutrality' Rules

Democrat Bill Seeks to Restore 'Net Neutrality' Rules

Top congressional Democrats have announced legislation to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that seek to bar internet service providers such as AT&T and Comcast from playing favorites with websites...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 08:32 AM PST

iPhone Sales Are Falling, and Apple's App Fees Might Be Next

iPhone Sales Are Falling, and Apple's App Fees Might Be Next

As iPhone sales slip, Apple has been positioning its booming digital-services business as its new profit engine. But there could be a snag in that plan. A brewing backlash against the rich commissions Apple...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:32 AM PST

France Unveils Plan to Tax Internet Giants

France Unveils Plan to Tax Internet Giants

The French government on Wednesday unveiled plans to slap a 3 percent tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. The bill is an attempt to get around tax avoidance measures...

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 at 04:15 PM PST

'Brilliant' Man Who Was an Inventor of the Calculator Dies

'Brilliant' Man Who Was an Inventor of the Calculator Dies

Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the handheld electronic calculator who is described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but also kind with a good sense of humor, has died. He was 86. Merryman...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 10:22 AM PST

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti, the French sports car brand that is now owned by German automaker Volkswagen, has revealed the most expensive new car ever built. With a sale price of 16.7 million euros ($19 million), the Bugatti...

Monday, Mar 4, 2019 at 07:39 AM PST

Users Can't Opt Out of FB Security Measure Now Used for Ads

Users Can't Opt Out of FB Security Measure Now Used for Ads

Facebook asked users to add their phone numbers as an extra security measure, but now users are learning their numbers are being used as a way to look up their profiles and even target them with ads, without the...

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