Edward Snowden's revelations about the U.S. government's spying activities spurred advanced encryption technologies by "about seven years," National Intelligence Director James Clapper said Monday during a talk...
Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 04:09 AM PDT
Toxic Old TVs Are Ticking Time Bomb for Environment
The global slump in commodities, marked by low prices of raw materials like lead and copper, is leading to old electronics being dumped and e-recycling companies improperly disposing of them, NBC News...
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 02:55 PM PDT
Solar Plane Travelling Around the World to Land in Bay Area
The pilot of a solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey said Saturday that stopping in California's Silicon Valley will help link the daring project to the pioneering spirit of the area.
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 05:49 PM PDT
All-Male Gender Equality Panel Puts PayPal in Hot Water
The FBI paid more than a million dollars for software to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, NBC News reported.
"A lot, more than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is...
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 11:22 AM PDT
EU Alleges Google Rigs Global Market, Launches Antitrust Probe
The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its...
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 06:26 PM PDT
Consumer Reports Questions Quality of Tesla's Model X SUV
Tesla Motors' shares have come under pressure after Consumer Reports questioned the quality of its new Model X SUV.
Consumer Reports says owners have reported that the Model X's gull-wing rear doors don't work....
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 04:32 PM PDT
Yahoo's Deterioration Accelerates Ahead of a Possible Sale
Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal.
On Tuesday, the company posted a first quarter loss on a sharp drop in net revenue, a figure that subtracts...
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 02:09 PM PDT
Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent
Shares of Intel fell nearly 3 percent after the bell Tuesday as it announced it would cut 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, by 2017, due to restructuring, CNBC reports.
Intel, based in Santa Clara,
A Pennsylvania woman is now on probation after her fitness tracker's information proved she was awake and walking around at a time she claimed to have been sexually assaulted.
The woman made a false police...