Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a "connectivity team"...
Internet service provider AOL will shut down its once-ubiquitous instant messaging service AIM in December, the company announced on Twitter Friday.
"All good things come to an end. On Dec. 15, we'll bid...
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 04:02 PM EDT
Startup Aims to Produce Hybrid-Electric Planes by 2022
A new, real-world study using video cameras, global positioning systems, lane trackers and other tech gadgets confirmed that dialing or texting while driving raised the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT
Google Unveils New Phones, Speakers to Counter Amazon, Apple
Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple.
The second generation of...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:03 AM EDT
Amazon, Georgia: If You Name It, Will Company Come?
Officials from a recently incorporated city outside Atlanta want to shed some of their new municipality's land and rename it Amazon, Georgia. Their hope is that the change will spur the e-commerce giant to...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 10:18 AM EDT
Amazon Must Pay $295 Million in Back Taxes, EU Says
Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals...
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 01:01 PM EDT
Senate Bill to Clear Obstacles to Self-Driving Cars Advances
Legislation that could help usher in a new era of self-driving cars advanced in Congress on Wednesday after the bill's sponsors agreed to compromises to address some concerns of safety advocates.
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 03:27 AM EDT
Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach
Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013.
That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported.
Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to...
Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 07:40 PM EDT
Lawmakers Grill Former Equifax Chairman Over Data Breach
House Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday grilled Equifax's former chief executive over the massive data hack of the personal information of 145 million Americans, calling the company's response inadequate...