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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:09 PM PST

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine's suit alleges...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 09:32 AM PST

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

The risks of moving toward a world without cash have been highlighted in a new report that claims millions of people could suffer. Several richer countries are turning away from hard cash while tech companies...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 06:11 AM PST

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel. Although limited to...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:55 AM PST

Consumer Groups Allege Google Misleads Kids in FTC Complaint

Consumer Groups Allege Google Misleads Kids in FTC Complaint

Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in Google's app store for smartphones running on its...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 09:17 PM PST

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook denied Tuesday night that its dozens of "partners" — companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify and Yahoo — were able to misuse Facebook users' personal data, NBC News reported. The company...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM PST

Delays Push Rocket Launch to End of December

Delays Push Rocket Launch to End of December

Southern California residents were ready for an epic sunset rocket launch Wednesday evening, but the twice-delayed Delta IV Heavy rocket was yet again put on hold.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:32 AM PST

Elon Musk Unveils Underground Transportation Tunnels

Elon Musk Unveils Underground Transportation Tunnels

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube — the tech...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:48 AM PST

SpaceX Scrubs Florida Launch, One of Four Planned for Tuesday

SpaceX Scrubs Florida Launch, One of Four Planned for Tuesday

Hawthorne-based SpaceX scrubbed the launch of a U.S. Air Force GPS satellite Tuesday from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 12:37 PM PST

ICYMI: California Regulators Drop Plan to Tax Text Messaging

ICYMI: California Regulators Drop Plan to Tax Text Messaging

California regulators have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 03:43 PM PST

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google will spend more than $1 billion on a major Manhattan real estate expansion, a move that could add more than 7,000 jobs in the next several years. The search giant made the announcement Monday morning in...

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