In an effort to combat fake or biased news stories, Facebook is introducing a "disputed news" flag to stories disproved by third party groups, NBC News reported.
Once a story is marked, a group of researchers...
Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 05:21 PM CST
Uber Deploys Secret Weapon Against Undercover Regulators
Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world.
The program included a feature nicknamed "Greyball"...
Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:49 AM CST
Drivers Rebel Against Uber's Price-cutting Quest for Growth
The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay...
Bitcoin hit a major milestone on Thursday, surpassing the price of an ounce of gold for the first time in the digital currency's history, NBC News reported.
Some investors are now saying this development...
Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 08:00 AM CST
Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment
A California high school that counts itself among Snap Inc.'s first investors won big on Thursday after a booming initial public offering and first-day trading.
The company behind the popular messaging app...
Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 06:28 PM CST
Innovative Chicago Tech Hub Aims to Transform Manufacturing
Facebook is beefing up its suicide prevention tools, including new options for people to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live.
Facebook said Wednesday that it's in a...
Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 08:54 PM CST
Uber CEO Caught on Video Arguing Over Fares With Driver
Uber's CEO says he needs leadership help after a video has emerged of him arguing heatedly with a driver about fares.
In the latest embarrassment to beset the ride-hailing company, CEO Travis Kalanick is...
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 04:25 PM CST
YouTube Announces Cable-Free TV Subscription Service
YouTube is giving viewers a way to tune in live to their favorite shows, without a cable or satellite subscription, CNBC.com reported.
The company announced a live and on-demand streaming TV service called...