The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 01:20 PM PDT
Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting.
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:58 PM PDT
SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket
SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:05 AM PDT
CA Takes Step Toward Clearing Road for Self-Driving Cars
California regulators have taken an important step to clear the road for everyday people to get self-driving cars. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday published proposed rules that would govern...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM PDT
Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday
Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector.
Facebook acknowledged that people...
When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported.
Consumers now have the option to finance the...
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 05:14 PM PDT
Google Uncovers Ads by Russian Operatives: Reports
Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports.
Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $4,700...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT
Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico
Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 09:50 AM PDT
California Bullet Train Staff Recommends German Operator
The agency overseeing California's bullet train project recommended Friday that a U.S. subsidiary of a German rail company design and operate a train segment from the Central Valley to Silicon Valley in its...
Internet service provider AOL will shut down its once-ubiquitous instant messaging service AIM in December, the company announced on Twitter Friday.
"All good things come to an end. On Dec. 15, we'll bid...