US releases review on removing vegetation to stop…

Federal officials have released a draft environmental analysis for a proposal intended to stop rangeland wildfires in a huge swath of the West that hosts cattle ranching and recreation and is home to imperiled sage grouse

USB inventor Ajay Bhatt says plugging in connector is his 'biggest annoyance'

The creator of the standard USB admitted it was annoying to plug in USB devices in right on the first try, but said he still stands by his design despite the constant stream of complaints.

Senators Want Social Media Giants To Disclose…

The DASHBOARD Act would make tech giants tell users what data is being collected about them and let them delete it.

Dutch telephone outage takes out nation's emergency number

A major telephone outage took down the Dutch emergency number for more than three hours Monday, forcing police and other first responders to scramble to set up alternatives

Microsoft prohibits employees from using Slack, report says

Microsoft employees likely won’t be Slacking this one to their co-workers.

Slack Goes Public, But Not In A Traditional Way

Slack is the latest tech firm to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, beating investors' expectations and closing at $38.62 a share.

What's your data worth to Big Tech? Bill would compel answer

As Congress bears down on big tech companies, two senators are proposing to force giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon to tell users what data they're collecting from them and how much it's worth.

NASA hackers used cheap Raspberry Pi computer in lab cyber attack, auditors say

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was the victim of a cyber attack by someone using a cheap, credit card-sized computer, according to a government report released this week.

YouTube Reportedly Considering Moving Children's…

A spokesperson told the Wall Street Journal that YouTube "consider[s] lots of ideas for improving YouTube, and some remain just that: ideas."

France hosts Mediterranean conference without heads of state

France is hosting a conference aimed at boosting cooperation between northern and southern Mediterranean countries, with senior government officials, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academics in attendance

Google stops making tablets, halts production on unreleased models: report

Google has decided to stop making its own tablets.

Google Pledges $1B To Housing Crisis That Critics…

The company announced a $1 billion investment in San Francisco Bay Area housing, promising to add 20,000 homes in 10 years.

Medical groups warn climate change is a 'health…

As Democrats prepare for their 1st 2020 presidential debate, medical groups call climate change a 'health emergency'

Apple recalls some MacBook Pro laptops over fire safety risk

The recall applies to older 15-inch MacBook Pros, most of which were sold between September 2015 and February 2017.

Facebook Will Officially Jump Into The…

On Tuesday, the social media company formally unveiled plans for its digital currency project and a cryptocurrency called Libra.

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor…

A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet

GOP Sen. Josh Hawley takes aim at Big Tech's legal protection with new bill

Sen. Josh Hawley has announced legislation that would remove tech titans’ protection from liability for third-party content on their platforms.

Independent Research Could Help Social Media…

Most social media companies report how effective their content management is, but experts think it could be more transparent.

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

A fire and explosion at a massive battery west of Phoenix highlight the challenges and risks that can arise as utilities prepare for exponential growth of the technology

Huawei reveals what 5G and 'smart cities' will look like in the future

A Huawei executive tells FOX Business that 5G technology will generate 22 million jobs globally and add $3.5 trillion to the global economy.

Climate activists end their blockade of German…

Hundreds of climate activists have ended a protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and pulled some protesters out

Rep. Maxine Waters, other lawmakers want hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency

Rep. Maxine Waters requested Tuesday that Facebook halt the development of its new cryptocurrency Libra until it undergoes congressional and regulatory review.