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Friday, May 18, 2018 at 03:41 AM EDT

Fact Check: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

Fact Check: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week. The electric vehicles are under...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM EDT

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Don't expect the House to go along with the Senate's 52-47 passage of legislation that would revive an Obama-era rule requiring equal treatment for all web traffic by internet providers. Opponents such as Sen....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 01:47 PM EDT

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon is done visiting the 20 cities that are finalists in its search for a second headquarters, sources close to the process told NBC News Wednesday. Amazon's "HQ2" will bring a $5 billion investment and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 07:31 AM EDT

Teen Gamblers Using Apps

Teen Gamblers Using Apps

According to one school counselor, teen gamblers start out playing innocent gambling games with their family before taking it outside the home. The big danger is with free apps that feature in-app purchases for...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:22 PM EDT

Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech

Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech

Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of unacceptable posts because computer programs still stumble over the nuances of human...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:43 AM EDT

Nintendo Bringing Back NES Classic — Again

Nintendo Bringing Back NES Classic — Again

Nintendo announced that the NES Classic Edition will return to store shelves on June 29. The retro NES console was first released in 2016 and comes preloaded with 30 classic games. Nintendo described the...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 04:12 PM EDT

Uber Changes Policy for Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Uber Changes Policy for Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. The shift...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 01:48 PM EDT

Schools Make Effort to Combat App-Based Gaming Addiction

Schools Make Effort to Combat App-Based Gaming Addiction

High school students are falling victim to gambling. While apps are advertised as free, they pull some young people in with in-app purchases where real money can be exchanged for points and credits. It's...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

Musk Tells Tesla Employees of Major Upcoming Shakeup: Memo

Musk Tells Tesla Employees of Major Upcoming Shakeup: Memo

Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to "flatten" the company's structure, he told employees in a memo obtained by CNBC Monday. "To ensure that Tesla is well prepared for the future, we have been undertaking a thorough...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Facebook Suspends About 200 Apps That May Have Misused Data

Facebook Suspends About 200 Apps That May Have Misused Data

Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access...

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