San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Permit Program For Delivery RobotsSimilarly to the permits now issued for self-driving cars, it will require that the robots be accompanied by a human who can take control quickly.
Twitter Vows New Crackdown On Hateful, Abusive Tweets Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was “still” not doing enough to protect its users.
EA Shuttering Studio In Charge of 'Star Wars' Adventure GameVisceral, developer of the Dead Space series, will shut down and see its Star Wars game overhauled.
Silicon Valley Tech Giants May Find Future Shaped By EuropeThe likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe’s culture of tougher oversight of companies, not America’s laissez-faire attitude, which could soon rule their industry.
Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt To Fuel Subscriber GrowthNetflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world’s biggest video subscription service.
Facebook Manager: Fact Checking Fake News Works, Just Too SlowlyFacebook’s effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — though that finding comes with a major caveat.
Researchers Discover Vulnerability Affecting Wi-Fi SecuritySecurity researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software.
Scientists Witness Huge Cosmic Crash, Find Origins Of GoldIt was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos.
Tesla Fires Hundreds of Workers as Part of Annual ReviewsThe housecleaning swept out workers in administrative and sales jobs, in addition to Tesla's manufacturing operations.
Russia-Backed Facebook Page Colored with Hot-Button Phrases"Being Patriotic" was among 470 pages and accounts that Facebook shut down in recent weeks in response to a congressional probe into Russia's meddling in last year's election.
Facebook COO Sandberg Favors Release Of Russia-Linked AdsA top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should “absolutely” be released to the public.
Emergency Alerts Get Scrutiny Amid Deadly Wine Country WildfiresCommunities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger. But after days of raging blazes left at least 23 dead, authorities said those methods will be assessed.