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Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 01:29 PM PDT

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 04:45 PM PDT

What to Expect From Apple's Annual iPhone Launch

What to Expect From Apple's Annual iPhone Launch

Get ready for new Apple products. Every fall since 2011, Apple has held a launch event in California where it reveals its annual iPhone update. The goal is to create hype for the products going into the...

Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 at 09:32 AM PDT

How Amazon and Jeff Bezos Made Washington a Second Home

How Amazon and Jeff Bezos Made Washington a Second Home

In just about every direction, the White House is surrounded by e-commerce giant Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos. Almost due west from the executive mansion is Amazon Books, a brick-and-mortar version of its...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 07:54 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Smoke and Fire From Above: Wildfire Images From Space

NASA is tracking wildfires globally, offering a view from high above Earth that...View gallery

  • September 2019: Riverside County Fire
  • September 2019: California's Walker Fire
  • July 2019: Wildfires in the Arctic
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 05:50 AM PDT

New York Attorney General Is Investigating Facebook for Possible Antitrust Violations

New York Attorney General Is Investigating Facebook for Possible Antitrust Violations

New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she is launching an investigation into Facebook for possible antitrust violations. Attorneys general of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 11:42 AM PDT

Friends With Benefits: Facebook Dating Launches in US

Friends With Benefits: Facebook Dating Launches in US

Facebook is tackling a new frontier: love. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking service the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries , will arrive in the U.S. on Thursday. But after years of...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 01:45 PM PDT

Big Tech Meets With Security Officials to Talk 2020 Election

Big Tech Meets With Security Officials to Talk 2020 Election

U.S. intelligence and federal law enforcement officials met Wednesday with top tech companies to discuss coordinating and planning for potential interference in the 2020 election, according to people familiar...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 10:21 AM PDT

YouTube Will Pay $170 Million to Settle Claims It Violated Child Privacy Laws

YouTube Will Pay $170 Million to Settle Claims It Violated Child Privacy Laws

Google-owned YouTube will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that it earned millions for illegally collecting personal information...

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 04:22 PM PDT

Facebook Face Recognition Feature to Replace Tag Suggestions

Facebook Face Recognition Feature to Replace Tag Suggestions

Facebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they "tag" them.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 05:41 PM PDT

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's App Goes Down for Hours, Leaving Some Stranded

Tesla's app, which many owners use as a key for the vehicle, was down for hours Monday evening. Several Tesla drivers took to Twitter complaining that the app was down and tagging Tesla with questions about...

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