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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 09:47 PM PDT

Tesla: Autopilot Was Not Engaged in East Bay Pond Crash

Tesla: Autopilot Was Not Engaged in East Bay Pond Crash

Tesla said Wednesday that they have been able to recover enough data to confirm that autopilot was not engaged when a Bay Area driver veered off a road in a Model S, plunged into an East Bay pond and died.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 03:42 PM PDT

Salesforce Officially Opens San Francisco's Tallest Building

Salesforce Officially Opens San Francisco's Tallest Building

The Salesforce Tower in San Francisco opened for business back in January, but the skyline-altering skyscraper was christened with an official grand opening ceremony Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 06:36 PM PDT

'Grave Concern' Over Amazon's Face-Recognition Tech

'Grave Concern' Over Amazon's Face-Recognition Tech

The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 01:11 PM PDT
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 01:54 PM PDT

Facebook Chief Faces EU Grilling Over his 'Digital Monster'

Facebook Chief Faces EU Grilling Over his 'Digital Monster'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg's "digital monster," and he apologized for the way the social network has been...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 04:21 PM PDT

Microsoft Pledges to Extend EU Data Rights Worldwide

Microsoft Pledges to Extend EU Data Rights Worldwide

Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new regulations there. That's in contrast to some of its tech rivals, who are hedging on how much...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 01:24 PM PDT

Musk Promises Dollar Fare on Envisioned Tunnel Travel System

Musk Promises Dollar Fare on Envisioned Tunnel Travel System

Billionaire visionary Elon Musk promised his proposed tunnel system will deliver travelers from downtown Los Angeles to LAX in 8 minutes for a $1 fare.

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12:41 AM PDT

Fact Check: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

Fact Check: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week. The electric vehicles are under...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 07:19 AM PDT

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Don't expect the House to go along with the Senate's 52-47 passage of legislation that would revive an Obama-era rule requiring equal treatment for all web traffic by internet providers. Opponents such as Sen....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:47 AM PDT

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon is done visiting the 20 cities that are finalists in its search for a second headquarters, sources close to the process told NBC News Wednesday. Amazon's "HQ2" will bring a $5 billion investment and...

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