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After Confessional Interview, Tesla Stock Slides

Elon Musk got a lot off his chest in a tearful interview with the New York Times , but Tesla investors apparently weren't feeling very sympathetic on Friday. The stock fell 8% in the wake of the interview in which he detailed "the most difficult and painful year" of his career,...

1.4K Google Workers on Secret China App: 'Urgent…

There had already been rumblings of Google employees who'd complained or defected from the company altogether to avoid having to work on a censorship-friendly search app reportedly being made for China. Now about 1,400 employees who are still there have banded together in a more cohesive way, penning a...

Want to Delete Facebook? Here's How

Mashable lays out how to delete Facebook. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

FCC Chair Explains Why Agency Misled Congress On…

Senators finally got a chance to ask the FCC for its side of the story on the fake DDOS attack that shut down its online comment section.

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination

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Teen Hacks Apple, Has Excellent Folder Name

A 16-year-old kid in Australia managed to hack into Apple's computer systems multiple times over the course of a year and steal secure data, and the best part of the story is the name of the folder in which he saved instructions and stolen files on his laptop: "hacky hack...

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored…

Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company

Phone Home! NASA is Hoping Music Will Wake up Its…

The Opportunity rover has gone silent after being engulfed in one of the worst dust storms ever observed on Mars. Tony Spitz has the details.

Twitter Is Temporarily Cracking Down On…

Twitter has suspended far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for a week, citing a policy violation.

Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery…

Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking…

Google clarifies that it tracks users who disable location history, but hasn't changed policy

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Online Dating Study Shows Why You Should Pursue…

Persistent people were more likely to get responses from online daters even if they were "out of their league." Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.

Tinder's Founders Are Suing The App's Owners For…

The lawsuit alleges the app's owner undervalued stock options and also accuses a current executive of sexual harassment.

US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats

Tesla 'Whistleblower' Airs Alleged Evidence on…

A former Tesla technician continues to cause headaches for CEO Elon Musk. "Are you ready?" Martin Tripp tweeted Wednesday before unleashing internal documents and photos he alleges show scrap piles, "bent" cooling tubes, and "reworked" M3 battery modules at Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, backing his claims of dangerous practices,...

After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls…

Twitter first gave conspiratorialist Alex Jones a brief time out; then its CEO floated the ideas of deeper changes that might limit the spread of misinformation

Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

Girl, 6, Spends $350 on Toys Using Mom's Amazon…

A 6-year-old Utah girl gained viral fame over the weekend after her cousin tweeted a photo of little Caitlin standing next to a stack of Amazon boxes bigger than she is—packages full of toys Caitlin ordered for herself, unbeknownst to her family, who found out only when they were...

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Musk's Tweet Gets Tesla an SEC Subpoena, Sources…

There were rumblings that the SEC wanted to talk to Elon Musk about his tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla private and had "funding secured." Now, sources tell Fox Business Network , the San Francisco office of the SEC has indeed subpoenaed Tesla and the investigation is a "formal" one....

Shipwreck Packed With Gold May Be a Convoluted…

It sounded too good to be true. Now, officials say it really might have been. In mid-July, the South Korea-based Shinil Group announced that it had discovered the wreck of the Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi and that the 200 tons of gold it was carrying when it sank...