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Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 05:58 AM EST

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China Calls US Arrogant and Selfish After Hacking Indictment

China called the U.S. arrogant and selfish on Friday after two Chinese citizens were charged with stealing trade secrets and other sensitive information from American government agencies and corporations. Fore...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:03 AM EST

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

US Charges 2 With China Intelligence Ties in Hacking Case

U.S. officials on Thursday said two alleged Chinese hackers carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency to steal trade secrets and other information from government agencies...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 04:48 AM EST

Facebook Tries to Explain Why Companies Could Erase Messages

Facebook Tries to Explain Why Companies Could Erase Messages

Facebook again aimed to convince its 2.3 billion users that it didn't allow more than 150 other companies to misuse their personal data on Wednesday night after its valuation fell by more than $28 billion on the...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:27 PM EST

Fact Check: Facebook Defines 'Permission' Loosely

Fact Check: Facebook Defines 'Permission' Loosely

Facebook gave some companies such as Apple, Amazon and Yahoo more extensive access to users' personal data, effectively exempting them from the company's usual privacy rules, according to a New York Times...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 03:09 PM EST

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

DC Sues Facebook Over Data Privacy Scandal

The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine's suit alleges...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:32 PM EST

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

The risks of moving toward a world without cash have been highlighted in a new report that claims millions of people could suffer. Several richer countries are turning away from hard cash while tech companies...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 09:11 AM EST

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel. Although limited to...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 03:32 AM EST

Elon Musk Unveils Tunnel System to Beat 'Soul-Destroying Traffic'

Elon Musk Unveils Tunnel System to Beat 'Soul-Destroying Traffic'

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube — the tech...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 03:55 AM EST

Consumer Groups Allege Google Misleads Kids in FTC Complaint

Consumer Groups Allege Google Misleads Kids in FTC Complaint

Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in Google's app store for smartphones running on its...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:17 AM EST

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook denied Tuesday night that its dozens of "partners" — companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify and Yahoo — were able to misuse Facebook users' personal data, NBC News reported. The company...

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