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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 01:16 PM PDT

Bitcoin Surges Above $8,000, Then Loses Some Ground

Bitcoin Surges Above $8,000, Then Loses Some Ground

Bitcoin surged Thursday more than 17 percent in a sudden move to above $8,000 at one point, according to trading on Coinbase. The cryptocurrency hit a high of $8,011 on Coinbase. Trading was volatile and...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 04:41 AM PDT

NASA Set to Launch Galactic Scout to Prowl for Planets

NASA Set to Launch Galactic Scout to Prowl for Planets

Look up at the sky tonight. Every star you see — plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more — will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter. Set to lift off early next week, the Tess...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 10:58 AM PDT

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers, Add 911 Button

Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers, Add 911 Button

Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe. The move announced...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 04:50 PM PDT

Is Facebook Regulation 'Inevitable'? Not So Fast

Is Facebook Regulation 'Inevitable'? Not So Fast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers that regulation of his company is "inevitable," but still came to Capitol Hill prepared to defend against proposals he thought went too far. He rarely had to. After...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:24 PM PDT

Musk Says He's Sleeping at Tesla, Has No Time to Shower

Musk Says He's Sleeping at Tesla, Has No Time to Shower

Feeling the stress of Tesla's Model 3 production, CEO Elon Musk said he's so busy that he can't even go home to shower and he's sleeping on the floor of the factory, CNBC reported. Musk, in an interview with...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 11:14 AM PDT

Key Moments of Zuckerberg's 2nd Day of Testimony

Key Moments of Zuckerberg's 2nd Day of Testimony

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent a second day answering questions from members of Congress on issues regarding user data collection and faced some harsh criticisms over his previous apologies and lack of...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 05:12 PM PDT

Zuckerberg Testimony Reveals Lawmaker Confusion on Facebook

Zuckerberg Testimony Reveals Lawmaker Confusion on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 06:41 PM PDT

Theranos Lays Off Most of Its Remaining Workforce

Theranos Lays Off Most of Its Remaining Workforce

Blood testing startup Theranos has laid off most of its remaining workforce, leaving only two dozen or fewer employees, The Wall Street Journal reported. Company founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes announced...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:59 PM PDT

Notes Show Zuckerberg Expected Resignation Query

Notes Show Zuckerberg Expected Resignation Query

If his notes are any indication, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected senators to ask whether he'd resign. His notes acknowledge he's made mistakes and say the company is facing a "big challenge" but will solve...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:44 PM PDT

Fact Check: Facebook Doesn't Sell Data But Profits Off It

Fact Check: Facebook Doesn't Sell Data But Profits Off It

Mark Zuckerberg insisted once again Tuesday that Facebook doesn't sell your data, calling it a common misconception people have about Facebook. Here's a look at his remarks. "We do not sell data to advertisers,"...

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