Uber President Jeff Jones Quits, Deepening Company’s Turmoil

Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert hired...

Facebook Says it Has No Plans to Add Cross Emoji Following Request from Christians...

Facebook has refused to cave in to demands by Christian evangelicals to create a cross “reaction” emoji. Campaigners are particularly incensed at the lack of a...

Experts Say Mankind is at ‘Tipping Point’ as Robots and Artificial Intelligence Begin to...

As automation and artificial intelligence technologies improve, many people worry about the future of work. If millions of human workers no longer have jobs, the...

Twitter Explains Why it Won’t Take Down President Trump’s Tweet Classified as ‘Violent Threat’...

Twitter is defending its decision not to remove a controversial tweet by President Trump on Saturday that targeted North Korea, in a six-tweet response...

Cyber Security Experts Warn Gigantic ‘Reaper’ Botnet Could Crash the Internet

A massive botnet that has been gathering steam over the past few weeks is threatening to ravage the web, security researchers have warned. A botnet...

Elon Musk Won a $50 Million Bet to Build World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery in...

Elon Musk will get paid for building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia, as the 100-megawatt project is about to begin testing...

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...

Facebook Will No Longer Flag False Articles After Finding That Fake News Labels Made...

Facebook will no longer flag potentially false news articles with a “disputed” tag, the social media company announced Monday. The announcement comes in response...

Google to Expand Undersea Cables to Boost Its Cloud Computing Business

Google is expanding its sprawling network of undersea cables to plug into new regions around the world, in a bid to speed up its...

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai to Step Down

Sony's chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and handing the reins over to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida. Mr Yoshida, Sony's chief financial officer, is...

Jeff Bezos Tops Forbes’ 2018 List of Billionaires

Forbes magazine is revealing its annual list of billionaires. The magazine highlights the more than 2,200 billionaires around the world who hold a combined...

What Facebook Allows Under Its Privacy Policy May Surprise You

To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You’ll get a file with every photo and comment...

Facebook Suspends Data Firm Cubeyou

Facebook Inc. suspended another data firm after allegations surfaced that it may have improperly handled users’ information. The social media giant said it suspended Cubeyou...

Amazon Renews Streaming Deal with NFL for ‘Thursday Night Football’

The e-commerce giant is getting back into the arena, bringing 11 more regular season games to Amazon Prime members through 2019. Amazon has renewed its...

Penn State Researchers Create Cloaking Device That Conceals Objects Underwater

It looks like cloaking devices are on the way to no longer being just a science fiction dream and might be getting closer to...

Apple to Handpick the News Stories You Read

Apple’s Vice President of Product Marketing Susan Prescott made an alarming announcement that Apple would be selecting the top news stories that appear in...
The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg. (Tempe Police Department)

Arizona Police Say Uber Driver Was Watching Hulu Just Before Fatal Self-driving Car Crash

Tempe, Arizona, police have released a massive report on the fatal Uber vehicle crash that killed pedestrian Elaine Herzberg in March. The report provides...

Samsung Electronics Profit Growth at Slowest in More than a Year as Galaxy S9...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year on Tuesday as its Galaxy S9 device missed...

Group Blames US & Russia for Blocking Consensus at Meeting on ‘Killer Robots’

A key opponent of high-tech, automated weapons known as “killer robots” is blaming countries like the U.S. and Russia for blocking consensus at a...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to Meet Privately With Members of Congress After Not Showing...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to meet privately with members of Congress Friday after he and his boss, Google co-founder Larry Page, stood...