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Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 05:40 PM EDT

GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric

GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday. "General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't...

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 11:12 AM EDT

Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach

Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach

The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen. In prepared congressional testimony, Richard F. Smith says the...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 03:55 PM EDT

EU to Seek Higher Digital Taxes on US Giants

EU to Seek Higher Digital Taxes on US Giants

There's a groundswell of support in the European Union to make sure that digital U.S. giants pay more taxes on their lucrative business in Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. He said he...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 12:59 PM EDT

Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns

Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns

Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots. But critics say the proposal still...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 02:47 PM EDT

No Assembly Required? Ikea to Buy Services Site TaskRabbit

No Assembly Required? Ikea to Buy Services Site TaskRabbit

kea is making moves so you don't have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself. The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand services platform TaskRabbit, which lets users hire people to...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 06:51 AM EDT

$5 Trillion Question for Trump Tax Plan: How to Pay for It?

$5 Trillion Question for Trump Tax Plan: How to Pay for It?

How do you pay for an estimated $5.8 trillion tax cut? For President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, that is the mostly unanswered $5,800,000,000,000 question. The plan they released...

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:18 PM EDT

Trump Plan Promises Huge Tax Cuts, But Big Questions Remain

Trump Plan Promises Huge Tax Cuts, But Big Questions Remain

Promising big tax cuts and a booming economy, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation Wednesday — a sweeping, nearly $6...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 05:24 PM EDT

Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

Twitter is experimenting with raising the limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters. The company wrote in a blog post on Tuesday it was rolling out 280-character limit tweets to "a small group"...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 11:48 AM EDT

Russia Threatens to Block Facebook Over Data Storage

Russia Threatens to Block Facebook Over Data Storage

n its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to block access to Facebook if the company refuses to store its data locally. Alexander Zharov, chief...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 04:01 PM EDT

Equifax CEO Steps Down in Wake of Huge Personal Data Hack

Equifax CEO Steps Down in Wake of Huge Personal Data Hack

Embattled Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a disastrous hack to its computer system that exposed the sensitive personal informati...

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