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...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 05:40 PM EDT
GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday.
"General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 11:12 AM EDT
Former Equifax Chairman Apologizes for Data Breach
The former chairman and CEO of Equifax is apologizing for a data breach in which the sensitive information of 140 million Americans was stolen.
In prepared congressional testimony, Richard F. Smith says the...
Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 07:24 PM EDT
Facebook Says Estimated 10 Million Saw Russia-Linked Ads
Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election.
There's a groundswell of support in the European Union to make sure that digital U.S. giants pay more taxes on their lucrative business in Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday.
He said he...
Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:48 AM EDT
Musk's New Plan: Travel Anywhere on Earth in 60 Minutes
Elon Musk already has a plan to get you from New York to Washington, D.C. in 29 minutes. But the billionaire's latest proposal blows that one out of the atmosphere.
Musk unveiled plans Friday for a rocket that...
Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 12:59 PM EDT
Google Offers to Tweak Shopping Over EU Antitrust Concerns
Google has proposed a remedy for its search results that European regulators have said favor its own shopping listings: holding an auction for those advertiser-paid spots.
But critics say the proposal still...