California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
'Hunting Season For Online Thieves' - IRS Offers Cyber Monday Security TipsCalling it "hunting season for online thieves," Internal Revenue Service officials offered tips to consumers who will be going online to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals.
Appeals Court Rules President Trump Can't Ban Critics From His Twitter AccountA federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account.
Politicians' Tweets Could Get Slapped With Warning LabelsPresidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.
"New Normal'; Facebook's Election 'War Room' Takes Aim At Fake Information
Google+ To Shut Down Amid Security Bug Google said Monday that it is shutting down the long ailing social network Google+ for consumer use amid new scrutiny of the company for reportedly failing to publicly disclose a security bug affecting users of the service.
Facebook Reveals Massive Security Breach; 50 Million Accounts ImpactedTaking advantage of a vulnerability in its 'View As' function, hackers have staged a major security breach at Facebook impacting 50 million accounts, the company announced Friday.
Facebook Stock Suffers Its Worst Day EverFacebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012.
Facebook Shares Tumble More Than 20 Percent On Poor EarningsFacebook shares fell more than 23 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday, slumping to $166 a share on a poor earning report.
Mystery: Who Bought Websites Implying US Senators 'For Sale'Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale" have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents — especially Russians — might be trying to meddle in upcoming midterm elections.
Apple: All iPhones, iPads And Macs Affected By Chip FlawsApple has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown.
Mark Zuckerberg's Goal For 2018: 'Fixing' FacebookEach year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives himself a personal challenge. Run one mile a day. Read a book every other week. Eat only what he kills.
'Hacker-For-Hire' Pleads Guilty To Yahoo BreachA Canadian man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents.
Trump FCC Chair Unveils Plan To Repeal Net NeutralityThe chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.