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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 09:12 AM EST

Zuckerberg Skips Facebook Grilling on 'Fake News' in UK

Zuckerberg Skips Facebook Grilling on 'Fake News' in UK

Lawmakers from around the world questioned a top Facebook executive over "fake news" on Tuesday at a hearing that CEO Mark Zuckerberg refused to attend, NBC News reported. Politicians and other top officials...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 05:24 PM EST

US Could Slap 10% Tariffs on iPhones Imported From China

US Could Slap 10% Tariffs on iPhones Imported From China

President Donald Trump suggested he could place a 10% tariff on iPhones and laptops imported from China, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Monday. He also said it's "highly unlikely" that he...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 01:42 PM EST

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Apple in App Store Case

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Apple in App Store Case

The Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow a lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. The court heard arguments in Apple's effort to shut down...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:19 AM EST

Confidential Facebook Documents Seized by UK Parliament

Confidential Facebook Documents Seized by UK Parliament

Britain's parliament has seized confidential Facebook documents from the developer of a now-defunct bikini photo searching app as it turns up the heat on the social media company over its data protection...

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 02:04 AM EST

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses, Deaths of Some Workers

Samsung Apologizes Over Sicknesses, Deaths of Some Workers

Samsung Electronics on Friday apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 06:46 PM EST

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Activists Buy Facebook Ads Asking Employees to Leak

Freedom from Facebook, a coalition of organizations calling for stricter regulations on the tech giant, announced Tuesday that it has launched a Facebook ad buy to "offer Facebook employees who feel uncomfortab...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Twitter Bans Far-Right Activist After Tweet on Muslim Rep.

Far-right activist Laura Loomer became the latest conservative figure to be kicked off Twitter when her account was shut down Wednesday. Loomer said she was told by the platform that her account violated its...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 02:12 PM EST

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

'Star Trek'-Inspired Experimental Plane Uses Electric Field to Fly

A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, thanks to a scientist who was inspired by watching "Star Trek" as a child. With neither propellers nor jets, the airplane gets its thrust by applying...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 04:48 PM EST

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook, Instagram Were Down for Some Users Tuesday Morning

Facebook wasn't working for some users Tuesday morning, the second big outage in about a week, and Instagram users were reporting issues as well. The outage appeared to hit around 8 a.m. ET. For some users,...

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 02:05 PM EST

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Denial, Tension at Facebook as Sense of Crisis Builds

Mark Zuckerberg and his deputy, Sheryl Sandberg, believe Facebook's negative image comes from bungled public relations strategy and sensational media coverage, not structural or philosophical issues, six sources...

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