Founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, Leaves Facebook

Palmer Luckey, the founder of VR firm Oculus, has left the company. Mr Luckey was closely associated with the rise to prominence of Oculus and...

The Billion Dollar Palaces of Google, Facebook, & Apple

We know by now that the internet is a giant playpen, a landscape of toys, distractions and instant gratification, of chirps and squeaks and...

Blizzard Entertainment to Open eSports Arena in Los Angeles on October 7

Blizzard Entertainment, maker of popular esports games including Overwatch, StarCraft and Heroes of the Storm, announced today that it will open a 50,000-square-foot esports...

Amazon Lowers Price of Echo Smart Speaker to $100

Amazon says it is cutting the price of its Echo smart speaker to $100 from $180, , improving the sound quality and upgrading its...

Probably Not Good: Google’s AI Machines Are Binge-watching Human Behavior on YouTube

Robots are watching us. Literally. Google has curated a set of YouTube clips to help machines learn how humans exist in the world. The AVAs,...

The Best Cyber Weekend and Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Weekend 2017 is upon us, and the deals are going strong. If you're itching to go on a Cyber Weekend shopping spree from...

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...

FCC Approves First ‘Power-at-a-Distance’ Wireless Charging Device

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday for the first time approved a device that can recharge electronics up to three feet away. The Energous...
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Antitrust Case Against Facebook, Google, and Amazon Builds: Tech Giants Dominate Their Space. Should...

Standard Oil Co. and American Telephone and Telegraph Co. were the technological titans of their day, commanding more than 80% of their markets. Today’s tech...

Amazon’s Idea for Employee-tracking Wristbands Raises Concerns About Workplace Surveillance

A warehouse worker reaches for a high shelf, a wristband wrapped around each arm. The company-issued wearables track the location of every product the...

BlackBerry Sues Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Over Patent Infringement

BlackBerry Ltd on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and...
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Facebook Takes Out Full-page Apology Ads as Polls Show Company is Losing Public’s Trust

Opinion polls published on Sunday in the United States and Germany indicated that a majority of the public were losing trust in Facebook over...

Church Experiments With Online Video & Chat

Watching a church's worship service online can be a way for those who are sick to still participate and feel like they are part...

T-Mobile, Sprint Agree to $26 Billion Deal

T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) said on Sunday they had agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal and believed they could...

Elderly to Be Cared for by Robots to Solve Staff Shortage

Robots which can listen, learn and react to people are being introduced in care homes to help look after residents and prevent loneliness. The humanoid...

Facebook Defends Giving Other Tech Companies Users’ Private Information for Years

Facing new accusations about how it handles users' data, Facebook says "we disagree" with reports that the company exposed a wealth of private information...

Xiaomi Hopes to Raise More Than $6 Billion for Hong Kong IPO

Xiaomi, one of the world's leading smartphone makers, is hoping to raise more than $6 billion by selling shares for a stock market listing...

WhatsApp to Start Charging Business Users as Social Company Faces Slow Usage

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as the social...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Testify on Capitol Hill Over Foreign Influence...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, as lawmakers reiterated their concerns over foreign influence of the...
FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook’s developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook says it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts. In a blog post, Friday, Sept. 28, the company says hackers exploited its “View As” feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to someone else. Facebook says it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

What’s Next for Facebook in Handling of Major Data Breach

For users, Facebook’s revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next? For the...