A trove of Facebook ads made public Wednesday by Congress depicts Russia's extraordinary cyber intrusion into American life in 2016 aimed at upending the nation's democratic debate and fomenting discord over...
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 08:49 AM PDT
Russian Meddling: 5 Things Tech Giants Need to Tell Congress
Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. Lawyers for the companies...
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 03:39 AM PDT
US Won't Require That Cars Communicate Wirelessly: Sources
The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for...
Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 10:59 PM PDT
Elon Musk Provides Peek at LA-Area Transport Tunnel
Billionaire Elon Musk has released a photograph of a tunnel he's building under a Los Angeles suburb to test a novel transportation concept for a system that would move people underground in their personal cars...
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:57 PM PDT
Senators Blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia Probe
Exasperated U.S. senators harshly criticized representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google at a hearing Tuesday for not doing more to prevent Russian agents interfering with the American political process...
Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 03:08 PM PDT
Facebook Announces New Ad Transparency Before Russia Hearing
Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site.
Executives for the social...
Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 10:37 AM PDT
Fit or Miss? Retailers Offering New Tools for Online Shoppers
Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues for online shoppers: Finding items that fit properly.
The retailers are unleashing tools that...
A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned.
The server's data was...
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 10:09 AM PDT
Pope Calls Space, Takes Small Step for Vatican-Russian Ties
Pope Francis took a small step toward improved Vatican-Russian relations Thursday when he chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love during a telephone call with the International...
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 05:07 AM PDT
Twitter Toughens Abuse Rules — and Now Has to Enforce Them
Twitter is enacting new policies around hate, abuse and advertisements, but having rules is only half the battle — the easy half.
The bigger problem is enforcement, and there the company has had some high-prof...