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Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 08:31 AM PDT

Vaccine Wars: Social Media Battle Outbreak of Bogus Claims

Vaccine Wars: Social Media Battle Outbreak of Bogus Claims

Like health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts at quarantine are falling short. The...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 03:11 PM PDT

Judge Gives Musk, Regulators 2 Weeks to Settle Dispute

Judge Gives Musk, Regulators 2 Weeks to Settle Dispute

A judge urged the Securities and Exchange Commission and Tesla CEO Elon Musk Thursday to amicably settle their dispute over his tweets or she'll decide whether to grant the regulatory agency's request that...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 08:17 PM PDT

Tesla's Output Slows to 77,100 Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla's Output Slows to 77,100 Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla's assembly lines slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, which will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the mass-market leap.

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 03:58 AM PDT

Researchers Find More Cases of Facebook App Data Exposure

Researchers Find More Cases of Facebook App Data Exposure

Security researchers have uncovered more instances of Facebook user data being publicly exposed on the internet, further underscoring its struggles as it deals with a slew of privacy and other problems. The...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 10:32 PM PDT

Google to Require Benefits, Minimum Wage for Contractors

Google to Require Benefits, Minimum Wage for Contractors

Google says it will require staffing companies it works with to pay workers at least $15 an hour and give them health benefits.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:32 PM PDT

Walmart Partners With Google on Grocery Shopping Via Voice

Walmart Partners With Google on Grocery Shopping Via Voice

Walmart will now allow its shoppers to order their groceries by voice through Google's smart home assistant, its latest attempt to challenge Amazon's growing dominance.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 03:36 PM PDT

Scam Ads Promoting Fake Tax Breaks Prosper on Facebook

Scam Ads Promoting Fake Tax Breaks Prosper on Facebook

Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:56 AM PDT

Lyft Is Blowing a Gasket in Its 1st Week as a Public Company

Lyft Is Blowing a Gasket in Its 1st Week as a Public Company

Shares in the ride-haling company Lyft, the hottest new public stock offering in years, are falling sharply for a second consecutive day.

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 at 02:56 PM PDT

Elon Musk Releases Rap Single About Harambe the Gorilla

Elon Musk Releases Rap Single About Harambe the Gorilla

Idiosyncratic Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk released a surprise rap song about Harambe, the gorilla that was killed by zookeepers after a toddler fell into his enclosure in 2016.

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 05:49 PM PDT

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Calls for More Outside Regulation

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Calls for More Outside Regulation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Saturday for more outside regulation in several areas in which the social media site has run into problems over the past few years: harmful content, election integrity,...

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