Esalen is about a three-hour drive south of San Francisco, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. (Credit: Jason Henry for The New York Times)

Where Silicon Valley’s High Profile Figures Go to Get Away and Get in Touch...

Silicon Valley, facing a crisis of the soul, has found a retreat center. It has been a hard year for the tech industry. Prominent figures like Sean...

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...

Takata Recalls Additional 3.3 Million Faulty Air Bags

Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S....

Google Carries On Secret Partnership With Non-Government Organizations to Police Hate Speech On YouTube

More than 100 nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and government agencies around the world help police YouTube for extremist content, ranging from so-called hate speech to...

Christian Tech Enthusiasts Gather at Code for the Kingdom

Bitcoin in the offering plate? Software allowing people to use cryptocurrency to give to churches was among the high-tech ideas under development at LifeWay Christian...

Walmart Expands Grocery Home Delivery Services in Fight Against Amazon

Walmart will expand its grocery home delivery services to more than 100 metro areas this year from an existing six cities as the retailer...

Twitter Backtracks After Suspending Pro-Life Group’s Advertisements

Twitter has again suspended a pro-life organization from running ads on its site only to then backpedal upon receiving questions from conservative media about...

Former Tesla Workers File Lawsuit Alleging Racial Discrimination and Abuse at Electric Car Factory

On a fall evening in 2015, Owen Diaz went to drop off food for his 20-year-old son Demetric, whom he’d helped find a job...

Facebook Investigating Whether It Has Anti-Conservative Bias

Facebook will have an external group with a former Republican member of Congress on their staff investigate whether the world's largest social media site...

Church of England Is Using Amazon’s Alexa to Help People Pray & Find a...

The Church of England is now using Amazon's voice-activated virtual assistant Alexa to say prayers. Users can ask the device to read "a prayer...

Net Neutrality Rules End in U.S.

Monday marks the end of net neutrality rules in the U.S., following GOP members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voting to end the...

Report: Google Chrome Is Recording Everything You Do Online

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users may have had their entire online history siphoned and stored by third-party developers. That's according to a prominent security researcher...

Google Employees Demand Transparency in New China Search Engine Plan

Google’s plan to launch a censored search engine in China requires more “transparency, oversight and accountability,” hundreds of employees at the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O)...

Sony is Bringing Back Original PlayStation Classic Console This December

Sony is following in Nintendo’s footsteps and bringing back its original PlayStation console nearly 25 years after its initial release as a miniature gaming...

Director of New Documentary ‘The Creepy Line’ Examines How Facebook & Google’s Influence People’s...

A new documentary examines the way in which sites like Google and Facebook can influence people's thoughts through their control of private information. Titled "The...

How to Find Out if You Are One of the 30 Million People Whose...

Facebook says 20 million fewer accounts were breached than originally thought in one of the worst security incidents at the giant social network –...

YouTube Tested by Paid-for Hate Speech on Live Chat Comments

After Robert Bowers stormed the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, far-right personality Ethan Ralph launched a live stream on YouTube...

Microsoft Is Building Its Own Chrome Browser to Replace Edge

Microsoft is building its own Chromium browser to replace the default on Windows 10. The software giant first introduced its Edge browser three years ago,...
FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook attends an Apple store in Shanghai, China October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

Apple Braces for Tough Year in China With Court Battle, Trade War, and 5G...

Apple Inc’s chief executive Tim Cook has his work cut out in China this year: the iPhone maker faces the looming threat of a...

Reported: Apple and Goldman Sachs to Launch an iPhone-Linked Credit Card this Year

Apple is teaming up with Goldman Sachs to launch a credit card as it looks beyond mobile payments, according to a new report. The...