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Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 04:34 AM PDT

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France Won't Scrap Tax on Tech Giants, Despite Trump Threats

France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. After Trump slammed the "foolishness" of...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 07:23 PM PDT

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google Over Suspension of Ad Account

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, one of the Democrats seeking the party’s nomination for president in 2020, sued Google on Thursday for suspending her advertising account, NBC News reported. The lawsuit adds to a chorus of...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 02:31 PM PDT

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker's smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology. The agreement announced Thursday comes...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:07 AM PDT

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

The Federal Trade Commission announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday to end an investigation into the company’s privacy practices. It’s a record penalty that shows the federal...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:46 PM PDT

Tesla Posts $408M Loss in 2Q, Causing Stock to Plummet

Tesla Posts $408M Loss in 2Q, Causing Stock to Plummet

Tesla lost $408 million in its latest quarter as it struggles to prove it can make money selling electric cars at mass-market prices. “We have to make cars more affordable,” Musk conceded.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:59 PM PDT

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu said on Twitter on Wednesday that the company will soon change its policy to make sure that its drivers receive the full tip given by customers. The comments come following a backlash...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:12 PM PDT

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized, NBC News reported. Upon opening...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

An unattended, robotic vending machine that serves frozen yogurt – toppings and all – in 60 seconds or less been approved by the California Department of Public Health. Generation NEXT Franchise Brands – a...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 01:13 AM PDT

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Professional Ultimate Frisbee players need to have second jobs to make ends meet. Marques Brownlee's day job just happens to be more lucrative than most.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:25 PM PDT

SpaceX Scrubs Launch of Resupply Mission, Set for Thursday

SpaceX Scrubs Launch of Resupply Mission, Set for Thursday

Bad weather in Florida Wednesday forced Hawthorne-based SpaceX to delay the planned launch of a supply mission to the International Space Station.

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