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Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 02:53 PM EDT

Getting Up to Speed on the Equifax Data Breach Scandal

Getting Up to Speed on the Equifax Data Breach Scandal

Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about 143 million Americans — effectively most of the U.S. adult population. It's come under fire from members...

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 10:59 AM EDT

Apple May Test the Bounds of iPhone Love With a $1,000 Model

Apple May Test the Bounds of iPhone Love With a $1,000 Model

Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are willing to pay for a device that's become an indispensable part of...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 04:34 PM EDT

Feds Probe Uber's Tracking of Lyft Drivers: AP Sources

Feds Probe Uber's Tracking of Lyft Drivers: AP Sources

The Justice Department in Manhattan is investigating whether Uber illegally used software to track drivers for Lyft, its main ride-hailing competitor, to gain an advantage in attracting and recruiting drivers...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 09:26 PM EDT

What to Do to Safeguard Your Info After Equifax Breach

What to Do to Safeguard Your Info After Equifax Breach

A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that "criminals" had stolen vital data about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 08:24 PM EDT

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday. And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 01:49 PM EDT

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

NFL to Use New Technology in Footballs for Even More Statistics

The NFL will be able to know the speed, location and even the rotation of the league's footballs this season under new technology being used with the ball itself. For fans, that will mean even more statistics....

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 05:39 PM EDT

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 02:43 PM EDT

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

House Passes Bill to Speed Deployment of Self-Driving Cars

The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 07:41 AM EDT

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Hackers Hit US Power Companies, Utilities: Security Firm

Advanced hackers have successfully broken into core operations systems after targeting energy companies in the United States and Europe, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm. Reuters reported that...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:58 PM EDT

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision

'Everyone Deserves a Chance': Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump's DACA Decision

The Trump administration on Tuesday decided to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, triggering ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley. The tech industry is known as a place where...

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