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Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 07:48 AM PDT

Musk's New Plan: Travel Anywhere on Earth in 60 Minutes

Musk's New Plan: Travel Anywhere on Earth in 60 Minutes

Elon Musk already has a plan to get you from New York to Washington, D.C. in 29 minutes. But the billionaire's latest proposal blows that one out of the atmosphere. Musk unveiled plans Friday for a rocket that...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 09:59 AM PDT

Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns

Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns

Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots. But critics say the proposal still...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:47 AM PDT

No Assembly Required? Ikea to Buy Services Site TaskRabbit

No Assembly Required? Ikea to Buy Services Site TaskRabbit

kea is making moves so you don't have to assemble a sofa or bookcase yourself. The furniture seller said Thursday that it is buying online on-demand services platform TaskRabbit, which lets users hire people to...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 03:35 PM PDT

FCC Chief to Apple: Enable Radio on iPhones, Save Lives

FCC Chief to Apple: Enable Radio on iPhones, Save Lives

The iPhone is an incredibly advanced device, but it also has a very old piece of technology embedded in it lying dormant: a radio receiver. Now, the chairman of the U.S. agency that regulates radio, phones and...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 04:27 PM PDT

Senator: Twitter's Actions on Russia-Linked Accounts Lacking

Senator: Twitter's Actions on Russia-Linked Accounts Lacking

Social media giant Twitter told congressional investigators Thursday it has suspended at least two dozen accounts that may have been tied to Russia, but the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee was...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 02:24 PM PDT

Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets

Twitter is experimenting with raising the limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters. The company wrote in a blog post on Tuesday it was rolling out 280-character limit tweets to "a small group"...

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 08:48 AM PDT

Russia Threatens to Block Facebook Over Data Storage

Russia Threatens to Block Facebook Over Data Storage

n its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to block access to Facebook if the company refuses to store its data locally. Alexander Zharov, chief...

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 12:24 PM PDT

Uber Fights With London Regulators, But Also Tries Diplomacy

Uber Fights With London Regulators, But Also Tries Diplomacy

In past skirmishes with local regulators, Uber's playbook under co-founder and now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick was simple: fight. Now, as brand-new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi deals with a stunning rebuke from London...

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 08:43 AM PDT

Classified US Spy Satellite Launched From California

Classified US Spy Satellite Launched From California

A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:00 PM PDT

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...

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