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Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 02:59 PM PDT

Tesla 'Does Not Know' if Autopilot Used in Crash

Tesla 'Does Not Know' if Autopilot Used in Crash

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it's unknown if the Autopilot feature was...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:58 PM PDT

Tesla's Top Vehicle Engineer Is 'Taking Time Off'

Tesla's Top Vehicle Engineer Is 'Taking Time Off'

Amid issues with the Model 3 sedan, Tesla’s senior vice-president of engineering is leaving the company for what the auto maker has characterized as a leave of absence, CNBC reported. Doug Field is reportedly...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 06:38 PM PDT

'Startup World Cup' Held in San Francisco

'Startup World Cup' Held in San Francisco

The Bay Area hosted a contest Friday where startups pitch to venture capitalists and the winner takes home a million dollars. Yes, the tech economy is strong, but as our business and tech reporter Scott...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 01:26 PM PDT

SpaceX Launches a New Version of Its Workhorse Rocket

SpaceX Launches a New Version of Its Workhorse Rocket

Southern California-based SpaceX made yet another rocket-industry advancement Friday with the first launch of its refurbished Falcon 9 rocket, designed to make it more durable for re-use in future missions.

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:22 PM PDT

Symantec Stock Plunges on Internal Investigation

Symantec Stock Plunges on Internal Investigation

Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company revealed an internal investigation that could delay its annual report.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 05:07 PM PDT

Problem Surfaces With Keyless Ignitions

Problem Surfaces With Keyless Ignitions

A simple mistake could have deadly consequences for owners of cars that have keyless ignitions.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:13 AM PDT

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax acknowledged a relatively small number of passport images and information were stolen as part of last year's security breach, despite previously denying such a thing occurred. The credit monitoring...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 05:33 AM PDT

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Advanced new features rolled out this week by Google, like customized Google Maps suggestions and an assistant that can make appointments over the phone, are underpinned by the massive data trove Google collects...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 01:03 AM PDT

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers are planning to press the Trump administration to invest in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs. The...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:20 AM PDT

Democratic Senators Call for Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

Democratic Senators Call for Vote to Restore Net Neutrality

Senate Democrats filed a petition Wednesday to force a vote to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that the Federal Communications Commission repealed late last year. The petition, signed by every...

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