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Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 08:19 AM PST

Confidential Facebook Documents Seized by UK Parliament

Confidential Facebook Documents Seized by UK Parliament

Britain's parliament has seized confidential Facebook documents from the developer of a now-defunct bikini photo searching app as it turns up the heat on the social media company over its data protection...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 05:46 AM PST

From the Golden State to the Red Planet: InSight's Journey to Mars

From the Golden State to the Red Planet: InSight's Journey to Mars

NASA's InSight spacecraft was launched from the California coast on a Martian voyage

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:04 PM PST

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses, Deaths of Some Workers

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses, Deaths of Some Workers

Samsung Electronics on Friday apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 03:46 PM PST

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Freedom from Facebook, a coalition of organizations calling for stricter regulations on the tech giant, announced Tuesday that it has launched a Facebook ad buy to "offer Facebook employees who feel uncomfortab...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 08:00 AM PST

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Far-right activist Laura Loomer became the latest conservative figure to be kicked off Twitter when her account was shut down Wednesday. Loomer said she was told by the platform that her account violated its...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:12 AM PST

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, thanks to a scientist who was inspired by watching "Star Trek" as a child. With neither propellers nor jets, the airplane gets its thrust by applying...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:56 AM PST

After 300-Million Mile Ride, InSight Spacecraft is Ready for Mars Landing

After 300-Million Mile Ride, InSight Spacecraft is Ready for Mars Landing

NASA's InSight makes its grand entrance through the rose-tinted Martian skies on Monday, after a six-month, 300 million-mile journey. It will be the first American spacecraft to land since the Curiosity rover in...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 01:48 PM PST

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook wasn't working for some users Tuesday morning, the second big outage in about a week, and Instagram users were reporting issues as well. The outage appeared to hit around 8 a.m. ET. For some users,...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 11:05 AM PST

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Mark Zuckerberg and his deputy, Sheryl Sandberg, believe Facebook's negative image comes from bungled public relations strategy and sensational media coverage, not structural or philosophical issues, six sources...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 09:02 AM PST

Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks

Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks

It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game...

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