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Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 05:18 PM PDT

GM Teases 2020 Chevy Corvette C8

GM Teases 2020 Chevy Corvette C8

The auto industry is always rife with rumors, but one particular topic has kept the rumor mill working overtime for decades. And it's finally come true. On Thursday, General Motors finally ended what has...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:38 AM PDT

Chevron Vaults Into New League on $33B Anadarko Acquisition

Chevron Vaults Into New League on $33B Anadarko Acquisition

Chevron will buy Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion in a cash-and-stock, energizing its deep water exploration in the gulf and in the energy-rich southwest region of Texas called the Permian Basin. The deal...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 05:34 AM PDT

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

A report from Bloomberg revealed that thousands of Amazon employees are listening to what people say when they talk to Alexa. Amazon said it uses these conversations to improve Alexa’s “understanding of human...

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 01:40 PM PDT

Boeing Makes 96 Flights to Test Software on Troubled Max Jet

Boeing Makes 96 Flights to Test Software on Troubled Max Jet

Boeing has made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet, according to the company's CEO. Dennis Muilenburg said Thursday that more test flights are planned in the coming weeks as...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 04:34 PM PDT

SpaceX's Most Powerful Rocket Is Ready for Its First Commercial Launch

SpaceX's Most Powerful Rocket Is Ready for Its First Commercial Launch

Southern California-based SpaceX scrubbed a scheduled launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket Wednesday because of unfavorable weather conditions at the launch site on the coast of Florida. The company said it plans...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 11:22 AM PDT

Amazon Go Stores Will Start Accepting Cash

Amazon Go Stores Will Start Accepting Cash

Amazon Go stores, which let customers buy items without waiting in checkout lines, will start accepting cash, amid intensifying criticism that the company is discriminating against the unbanked. In an internal...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 04:07 AM PDT

Warner Bros. Takes Legal Action Against President Trump Over 2020 Campaign Video

Warner Bros. Takes Legal Action Against President Trump Over 2020 Campaign Video

President Donald Trump’s latest 2020 campaign video has been removed from his Twitter page after Warner Bros. announced it would take legal action over the unauthorized use of music in the clip. “The use of...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 05:25 PM PDT

Facebook Tweaks Tools for Remembering Dead Friends

Facebook Tweaks Tools for Remembering Dead Friends

Facebook says it will use artificial intelligence to help find profiles of people who have died so their friends and family members won't get, for instance, painful reminders about their birthdays. The...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 01:19 PM PDT

75,000 Stores Need to Close Across the US, UBS Estimates

75,000 Stores Need to Close Across the US, UBS Estimates

Clothing retailers, consumer electronics companies and home furnishing businesses will need to close more stores across the U.S. as e-commerce sales proliferate, according to UBS. In a note to clients this...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 10:05 AM PDT

IRS Says Forgotten Tax Returns Are Waiting to Be Claimed

IRS Says Forgotten Tax Returns Are Waiting to Be Claimed

The deadline to file your taxes for 2019 is just around the corner, but the IRS says there are still lots of people who are due a refund from previous years.

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