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Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:51 PM PDT

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook challenged Gen Z to clean up the messes Baby Boomers have left behind. "In some important ways, my generation has failed you," Cook said Saturday in his commencement speech at Tulane...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 04:48 PM PDT

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

If you want to learn to talk like the characters in the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones,” there’s an app for that. Duolingo, No. 28 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, offers online instruction of High...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:37 PM PDT

Lady Gaga Takes the Stage at Apple Park for Private Concert

Lady Gaga Takes the Stage at Apple Park for Private Concert

Social media was abuzz with reports about a Lady Gaga performance at the Apple Park in Cupertino Friday night.

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 01:30 PM PDT

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees in a company-wide email Thursday that $2 billion in new funds raised this month were only enough to get through 10 months if Tesla keeps spending as it did in the first quarter...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:56 PM PDT

NYPD Used Woody Harrelson Photo to Find Lookalike Beer Thief

NYPD Used Woody Harrelson Photo to Find Lookalike Beer Thief

The New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor, according to a report published Thursday. The...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 02:30 PM PDT

Pinterest Stock Falls 15%

Pinterest Stock Falls 15%

Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, posted a loss for the first three months of the year that was larger than analysts were expecting, though revenue was slightly stronger. Its revenue outlook,...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:44 PM PDT

Facebook Busts Israel-Based Campaign to Disrupt Elections

Facebook Busts Israel-Based Campaign to Disrupt Elections

Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Na...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:57 PM PDT

MIT Time Capsule Puzzle Solved 15 Years Ahead of Schedule

MIT Time Capsule Puzzle Solved 15 Years Ahead of Schedule

A time capsule complete with computer artifacts was opened up at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wednesday. It was part of a celebration, after Bernard Fabrot, a self-taught programmer from Belgium...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 06:23 PM PDT

Self-Driving Vehicle Pulled Over by Curious Police Officer

Self-Driving Vehicle Pulled Over by Curious Police Officer

A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:05 AM PDT

Robocall Relief? Feds to Vote on Measures to Block Spam Calls

Robocall Relief? Feds to Vote on Measures to Block Spam Calls

New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and...

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