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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 07:00 AM PDT

TaskRabbit Offline After Security Breach

TaskRabbit Offline After Security Breach

TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform. The Ikea-owned service has been offline since Monday and showed no signs of...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:50 AM PDT

NASA Launches Planet-Hunting Spacecraft on SpaceX Rocket

NASA Launches Planet-Hunting Spacecraft on SpaceX Rocket

NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighboring stars that could support life.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:23 AM PDT

Facebook Introduces New Privacy Safeguards in Europe

Facebook Introduces New Privacy Safeguards in Europe

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe as part of efforts to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data. The...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 01:23 PM PDT

Crowdfund Raises Over $3,000 to Buy Tesla CEO a New Couch

Crowdfund Raises Over $3,000 to Buy Tesla CEO a New Couch

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's net worth is over $19 billion, according to Forbes, but people saw how hard he has been working to deliver the Tesla Model 3 cars, and they want to buy him a couch. An online crowdfunding...

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 02:19 PM PDT

Launch Delay for NASA's Newest Planet-Hunting Spacecraft

Launch Delay for NASA's Newest Planet-Hunting Spacecraft

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft will have to wait another couple of days before lifting off. Two hours before Monday evening's scheduled launch, SpaceX announced it needed more time to check its rocket,...

Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 at 02:57 PM PDT

Why Data Privacy Could Unite Red and Blue America

Why Data Privacy Could Unite Red and Blue America

In a country divided on policy, politics and culture, concerns about privacy emerge as something of a great uniter, Simmons data suggest. Americans of all stripes share a feeling of helplessness when they...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 03:23 PM PDT

Facebook CEO Didn't Have All the Answers for Congress

Facebook CEO Didn't Have All the Answers for Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg often came across as one of the smartest people in the room as he jousted with U.S. lawmakers demanding to know how and why his company peers into the lives of its 2.2 billion users....

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:29 PM PDT

How Facebook Ads Target You

How Facebook Ads Target You

If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could. Trying to pitch your boutique bed and breakfast to a 44-year-old "trendy mom" who lives in Seattle, leans...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 06:51 AM PDT

Homeowners Sue LA County Over Green Energy Program

Homeowners Sue LA County Over Green Energy Program

Homeowners are suing Los Angeles County and its partners, alleging a program that funds solar panels and other energy-efficient home improvements saddled them with loans they cannot afford.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 05:42 AM PDT

The Best Tax Prep Software for Your Financial Situation

The Best Tax Prep Software for Your Financial Situation

Whether it’s to save money or for the challenge, millions of Americans prefer to prepare their tax returns themselves — with help from some do-it-yourself computer software. Consumer Reports released its annual...

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