Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the company is not doing enough to protect its users.
The company has spent the...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:42 AM EDT
US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe
Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life.
But the likes of Facebook, Google and...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 08:05 AM EDT
Volvo's Electric Car Brand Polestar Unveils First Model
Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model Tuesday, adding to competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla.
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:31 AM EDT
Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, Increase Sprawl: Study
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:31 PM EDT
Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth
Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service.
The big burden...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT
This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 02:28 PM EDT
'Krack' Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk
A newly discovered Wi-Fi security flaw reveals that your home network is hackable, giving outsiders access to everything from private chats to baby monitors, NBC News reports.
The attack, called Krack, takes...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:12 PM EDT
Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract
The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 04:20 PM EDT
Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting.