• Capitol Riot July 4, 2021 11:41 am

    6 Months After Capitol Assault, Corporate Pledges Fall Flat

    Following the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, many big corporations pledged not to donate to members of Congress who objected to the results of the presidential election.

  • iPhone August 7, 2020 6:28 am

    Apple Previews New iPhone Software, Changes to Mac Chips

    Apple on Monday provided a glimpse at upcoming software changes designed to make the iPhone even easier to use and announced underlying hardware changes to its line of Mac computers.

  • head November 30, 2019 6:30 am

    Party Like a Spy: Spookstock Is Intel World's Hush-Hush Bash

    Sometime earlier this year, one of the most elite social events in Washington took place, but without any fanfare or news coverage.

  • South Korea November 18, 2019 5:13 am

    Drones for Fireworks? SeaWorld Considers Futuristic Switch

    First, it was the Shamu show, now SeaWorldโ€™s fireworks show could experience a similar transformation.

  • KNSD November 15, 2019 3:17 pm

    Light Shows Tap Drones to Dazzle

    Drones are becoming a more common way to light up the night sky. This video shows a selection of light shows from across the globe.

  • DONALD TRUMP October 23, 2019 4:31 pm

    Google Claims Breakthrough in Blazingly Fast Computing

    Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that took just minutes to complete a calculation that would take the world’s best supercomputer thousands of years. The feat could open the door someday to machines so blazingly fast that they could revolutionize such tasks as finding new medicines, developing vastly...

  • DONALD TRUMP September 26, 2019 1:44 pm

    Acting Intel Chief Maguire Defends Handling of Whistleblower Complaint

    The acting director of national intelligence defended his handling of a secret whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump’s communication with Ukraine, telling the House intelligence committee he initially withheld the document from Congress because of concerns over “executive privilege.” Joseph Maguire told lawmakers he upheld his “responsibility to follow the law every step of the way” as he reviewed an...

  • DONALD TRUMP September 27, 2019 3:13 pm

    White House Tried to โ€˜Lock Down' Call Details, Whistleblower Complaint Reveals

    White House officials sought to “lock down” records of a phone call in which President Donald Trump abused his executive authority when he urged his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a whistleblower complaint made public Thursday....
    The complaint is in part related to a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in...

  • New York September 14, 2019 3:58 pm

    White House Says Bin Laden Son Killed in US Operation

    The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in President Donald Trump’s name gave no further details, such as when Hamza bin Laden was killed or...

  • New York August 17, 2019 8:15 pm

    The Often-Hated Open Floor Plan Gets a New Savior: The Office Pod

    The open floor plan has become a minefield of distractions for office workers โ€” the incessant ringing of phones, the chatter of co-workers, typing on keyboards โ€” all of which threaten to undermine a productive workday. Enter the office pod. These sleek, self-contained booths are increasingly being sought by employers and have been embraced by workers. They provide a quiet...

  • New York July 31, 2019 1:39 pm

    US Has Intel That Osama bin Laden's Son Hamza Is Dead, Officials Say

    The U.S. has obtained intelligence that the son and potential successor of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Hamza bin Laden, is dead, three U.S. officials told NBC News. The officials would not provide details of where or when Hamza bin Laden died, or if the U.S. played a role in his death. It is unclear if the U.S. has...

  • smartphone July 25, 2019 5:31 pm

    Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion

    Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker’s smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology. The agreement announced Thursday comes three months after Apple ended a long-running dispute with one of Intel’s rivals, Qualcomm. That ensured Apple would have a pipeline of chips it needs for future...

  • DONALD TRUMP May 24, 2019 8:51 am

    Trump Grants AG Barr Power Over Classified Russia Probe Info

    President Donald Trump has granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr’s inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump’s 2016 campaign. Trump on Thursday directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Barr’s investigation of the...

  • DONALD TRUMP May 14, 2019 5:42 pm

    House Intel Committee Investigating Whether Lawyers for Trump and His Family Obstructed Russia Probe

    The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee is investigating whether personal lawyers for President Donald Trump and his family tried to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation by helping Michael Cohen deliver false testimony, NBC News reported. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., sent letters to four lawyers requesting documents related to Cohen, who told Congress in public testimony in February...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation May 9, 2019 12:24 pm

    Former Air Force Intelligence Analyst Charged With Leaking Obama-Era Drone Secrets

    The Justice Department on Thursday charged a former Air Force intelligence analyst who later became a government contractor with illegally leaking classified information to a reporter, NBC News reported. Daniel Everette Hale allegedly communicated with the reporter for several months, starting at an April 2013 book tour event in Washington. He printed out 11 secret or top-secret documents about U.S....

  • DONALD TRUMP May 7, 2019 4:43 pm

    Worsening US-China Trade Tensions Rattle Financial Markets

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trade war. The U.S. was set to impose higher tariffs on China on Friday, a day after representatives from both nations are scheduled to resume trade talks in...

  • DONALD TRUMP March 26, 2019 7:09 am

    Pence Talked Intel Chief Dan Coats Out of Quitting the Trump Administration: Sources

    The country’s intelligence chief was on the verge of resigning at the end of last year over his frustrations with President Donald Trump but was talked out of it by his closest ally in the administration, Vice President Mike Pence, current and former senior administration officials told NBC News. Among the many tensions the officials said have marred the relationship...

  • Facebook February 13, 2019 10:48 pm

    US Says Ex-Intel Official Defected to Iran, Revealed Secrets

    A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran despite warnings from the FBI has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Justice Department also accused Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, of betraying former colleagues in the U.S. intelligence community by...

  • DONALD TRUMP January 31, 2019 6:24 pm

    In Reversal, Trump Says He and Intel Chiefs on โ€˜Same Page'

    A day after he lashed out at U.S. intelligence agency chiefs over their assessments of global threats, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Thursday and said that he and the intelligence community “are all on the same page.” Trump met with his director of national intelligence and other top security officials in the Oval Office and said afterward that they...

  • DONALD TRUMP January 29, 2019 11:14 am

    Intel Chief Contradicts Trump Statements on North Korea, ISIS

    U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea is unlikely to give up its nuclear weapons because “its leaders ultimately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival,” Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. That view contrasts with comments from President Donald Trump, who in June declared that North Korea was “no longer a...

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