Hackers at the Defcon computer security conference believe they can help prevent manipulation of U.S. elections. Some election officials and makers of voting machines aren’t so sure.
After Tesla Chief Elon Musk’s explosive tweet last week about a possible company buyout, some investors wonder why Nasdaq took more than an hour to halt frenzied trading.
The future of household savings and borrowing is taking a page from the past as a centuries-old system—where friends and family pool money to fund each other’s big-ticket investments—gets a makeover for the mobile age.
American oil companies—primed to reap the benefits of rising prices after years of wringing more from wells for less—are seeing profits erode in the face of rising costs.
The new Dashlane security suite—with password manager, a VPN and a tool to check if your personal information has been stolen—is the easiest way yet to protect yourself on the internet.
As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the edges of the sun’s outer atmosphere and make 24 close approaches to the sun over the seven-year, $1.5 billion undertaking.
The man who stole a plane from Seattle-Tacoma airport Friday night didn’t have a pilot’s license but still managed to perform complex maneuvers before crashing.
While Google’s search engine remains blocked in China, the company is courting allies there by providing tools and support to a growing number of app developers, manufacturers and advertisers in the region.
As shared-scooter companies race into new cities around the U.S., they are finding city officials emboldened to enact regulations that limit the companies’ rapid growth.
A look at past years shows the new statue could go in many directions, depending on how the Academy defines outstanding achievement in popular film.
There are now 10 licensed commercial spaceports in the U.S., double the number in 2004, as local and state officials try to draw business from companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin.
Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat are still valued for their fast-growing ad businesses, so an additional slowdown in users could hurt the stocks further.
State officials say they have solid plans to guard election systems across the country from potential cyberattacks by foreign adversaries during this year’s midterms. They are less sure how to counter another threat: online disinformation about how to cast a vote.
Plenty of Tesla’s die-hard holders will stick with Elon Musk, no matter if the car maker is a public or private company; one is “betting on the jockey, not the horse.”
Facebook is instituting new rules intended to improve the reliability of the information found on the public profiles for businesses and communities.
An Alaska Air employee stole a turboprop airliner from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before crashing it on a nearby island, authorities and the company said.