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U.S. Says Facebook, Microsoft Disabled North Korean Cyber Threats

Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp disabled a number of North Korean cyber threats last week, a White House official said on Tuesday, as the...

‘Pokemon Go’ Moves to Augmented Reality With iPhone

“Pokemon Go” is moving into a different dimension on the iPhone, thanks to software that allows the game to play new tricks with its...

Microsoft Ends Secrecy in Sexual-Harassment Cases

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it will eliminate the use of forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual-harassment allegations. The change, which is also...

UPS Reserves 125 Tesla All-Electric Semi-trucks

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) said on Tuesday it is buying 125 Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) all-electric semi-trucks, the largest known order for the big...

Toyota Planning to Offer More Than 10 Purely Electric Vehicles by 2020s

Toyota plans to offer more than 10 purely electric vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to...

Twitter Enforcing Stricter Policies on Violent and Abusive Content

Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles. The new guidelines,...

AOL Instant Messenger Has Been Discontinued

Friday marks a sad day for fans of AOL's Instant Messenger: the service has been discontinued. Users who visit AIM.com are redirected to a support...

Google to Open Its First AI Research Center in Beijing

Despite many of its services being blocked in China, Google has chosen Beijing as the location for its first artificial intelligence research center in...

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 10 Million Units Worldwide

Nintendo is boasting that its Switch hybrid console has sold 10 million units worldwide in the first nine months of release, helped by Black Friday...

The FCC Voted to End Net Neutrality. What That Means For You

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back net neutrality regulations passed by the agency two years ago. Here are the answers to some frequently asked...

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle landmark rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies the...

Google Reveals Top Searches of 2017

Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Bill O’Reilly — once-powerful men in media and entertainment disgraced by revelations of sexual harassment and abuse —...

Apple Invests $390 Million Into iPhone X Chip Maker Finisar

Apple has invested $390 million into the business of Texas-based chip maker Finisar, which has been producing some of the depth-sensing chips at the center...

T-Mobile to Launch Internet TV Service in 2018

T-Mobile plans to launch an internet-delivered television service across the U.S. in 2018, and is acquiring startup Layer3 TV to bring out yet another competitor to traditional...

American Express Will No Longer Require Signatures for Credit Card Purchases

American Express has announced that it will no longer require signatures for credit card purchases beginning in April 2018, joining Discover and Mastercard, which have also announced similar...

Redbox Launches Online Service for Renting, Buying Movies and TV Shows

Redbox, best known for its network of disc-dispensing red kiosks, is exploring new digital horizons with the launch of an online service offering movies...

Facebook Responds to Ex-VP Who Said Social Media is Destroying Society

Facebook has taken the unusual step of directly responding to a former employee who recently excoriated the biggest social networks for “ripping apart the social fabric...

FCC Chairman Says Social Media Platforms Lack Transparency in How They Restrict Conservative Content

In an interview Monday about the coming FCC vote over whether to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, agency chairman Ajit Pai took aim at...

What to Look for in 2018 for the Financial Technology Industry

For the financial technology industry, 2017 will be defined as the year that the threat of tech giants grew stronger, artificial intelligence cemented its...

Siri, What’s That Song? Apple Buys Shazam, a Music Recognition App, For Reported $400...

Siri may get a new ear for music. Apple (AAPL) confirmed Monday it is buying Shazam, a music recognition service that became an early favorite application of...