n its latest attempt to wrest control of the Internet, Russia's communications agency on Tuesday threatened to block access to Facebook if the company refuses to store its data locally.
Alexander Zharov, chief...
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 04:01 PM EDT
Equifax CEO Steps Down in Wake of Huge Personal Data Hack
Embattled Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a disastrous hack to its computer system that exposed the sensitive personal informati...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 06:46 PM EDT
GOP, White House Eye Deep Cuts to Corporate Tax Rate
The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the penalty for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 08:46 AM EDT
Target to Boost Its Minimum Wage to $15 by 2020's End
Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:00 PM EDT
Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent
Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:24 PM EDT
Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering
Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag.
The recall covers Mazda 6 sedans from 2015...
Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration...
Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:59 PM EDT
Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman, Dies at Age 94
Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94.
Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:54 AM EDT
The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures
The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood...