Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

Published Oct. 18 2018

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads...

Even tech execs fret about their kids' smartphone addictions

Published Oct. 17 2018

Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick occasionally sees his 13-year-old daughter getting lost in her smartphone and wonders: Is...

Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29 million accounts

Published Oct. 12 2018

Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago, fewer...


U.S., Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

Published Oct. 11 2018

The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space...

SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social media

Published Oct. 8 2018

When SpaceX launched a rocket carrying an Argentine Earth-observation satellite from California's Central Coast, both the night sky and social...

Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

Published Oct. 8 2018

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video...

Emergency alert test sounds off on mobile phones nationwide

Published Oct. 3 2018

Electronic devices across the United States sounded off Wednesday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted its first-ever national wireless...

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Published Oct. 3 2018

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future.

Facebook says nearly 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Published Sep. 28 2018

Facebook reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were accessed by unknown attackers.

Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Published Sep. 14 2018

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now...

Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

Published Sep. 12 2018

Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to...

Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video

Published Sep. 7 2018

Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent early Friday after the CEO appeared to smoke...

Trump takes on Google, alleges bias in searches

Published Aug. 28 2018

President Donald Trump lashed out at U.S. tech companies Tuesday, accusing Google and others of suppressing conservative voices and "hiding...

Experts assemble for U.N.-hosted meeting on 'killer robots'

Published Aug. 27 2018

Experts from scores of countries are meeting to discuss ways to define and deal with "killer robots" — futuristic weapons...

Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

Published Aug. 7 2018

Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient - fluoride - and...

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

Published Aug. 2 2018

Apple has become the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion.

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections

Published Jul. 31 2018

Facebook said it has uncovered "sophisticated" efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms.