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Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 11:55 AM PDT

Bids to Buy Troubled Yahoo Due Monday

Bids to Buy Troubled Yahoo Due Monday

Any company that wants to buy Yahoo, or at least parts of it, should have its bids in Monday. Dozens of, maybe even as many as 40, companies are said to be interested in the troubled internet company based...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 01:45 PM PDT

Supreme Court Backs Google's Online Library

Supreme Court Backs Google's Online Library

The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower...

Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 at 04:45 AM PDT

Canadian PM Explains Quantum Computing in Viral Video

Canadian PM Explains Quantum Computing in Viral Video

The internet was abuzz with praise for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday after clips showing him schooling a reporter on quantum computing went viral. During a press briefing at the Perimeter...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 01:33 AM PDT

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data

Microsoft is suing the government over a federal law that lets authorities examine its users' email or online files without their knowledge.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 04:32 PM PDT

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber Gave Gov. Agencies Data on Over 12M Users

Uber released its first transparency report detailing the information requested by not only United States law enforcement agencies, but also by regulators, Reuters reports. The ride-sharing company said in the...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 03:15 PM PDT

Facebook Unveils New Ways to Chat, Stream Video at F8

Facebook Unveils New Ways to Chat, Stream Video at F8

Looking for new ways to engage with its audience, Facebook says people who use its Messenger chat service will soon be able to order flowers, shop for shoes and talk with a variety of businesses by sending them...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 01:43 PM PDT

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

Obama Touts US Ingenuity at WH Science Fair

They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 01:54 PM PDT

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Trump Spokeswoman Takes Swing at Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is drawing criticism from one of Donald Trump’s spokeswomen after he made a subtle reference to her candidate’s positions, NBC News reports. "Self-righteousness isn't very...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 02:01 PM PDT

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

Brain Implant Helps Man Regains Use of Paralyzed Hand

A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Ian Burkhart of Dublin, Ohio, can grasp a bottle, pour its contents...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 08:35 AM PDT

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

NY to Combat Distracted Drivers With 'Textalyzer'

Police in New York may soon be equipped with a "Textalyzer," a device that will determine if a driver involved in a crash was texting while driving, CNBC reported. New York Senator Terrence Murphy and Assembly...

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