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11 октября, 03:19

PG&E shut down power. Too many Internet users shut down its website.

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The utility said traffic levels were eight times what it expected.

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11 октября, 02:49

These CEOs broke the rules at a secretive summit to expose a billionaire’s crude sexual comments

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Self-proclaimed “self-made multi-billionaire” Ken Fisher has been banned from future Tiburon CEO Summits.

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11 октября, 02:37

A Test of Walmart’s Momentum

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The departure of a key executive will show whether the company can keep its turnaround going.

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11 октября, 01:05

Purdue’s choice of NY bankruptcy court part of common forum shopping strategy, experts say

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On Friday, the judge will hear arguments over whether to take the unusual step of halting action in about 25 lawsuits brought by various states against Purdue and members of the Sackler family, which owns the company. In court, he has been sympathetic to that request.

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11 октября, 00:27

Six ways to improve your game in Apex Legends, from the pros

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Wanna better yourself in a battle royale? Heed the words of pros from recent Apex Preseason Invitational champs Team SoloMid, among other top-tier players.

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10 октября, 23:19

How Vaping-Related Deaths Put Cloud Over E-Cigarettes

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Is vaping a useful way for smokers to quit cigarettes or a new health menace? That question has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The early evidence suggests e-cigarettes are much less harmful than regular ones. But an epidemic of teen vaping in the U.S. followed by an outbreak of sometimes fatal respiratory ailments linked to e-cigarettes in late 2019 has complicated the discussion. The developments have led to new restrictions on the devices in t

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10 октября, 23:17

A Facebook policy lets politicians lie in ads, leaving Democrats fearing what Trump will do

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Facebook's allowance of falsehoods in politicians' ads has sparked anger over viral untruths during the 2020 campaign. But company executives argue, “It is not our role to intervene when politicians speak."

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10 октября, 22:19

James Dyson Shows It’s Too Easy to Make Electric Cars

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James Dyson couldn’t keep his car project alive for the same reason he could attempt it in the first place: The low barriers to entry mean anyone can do it.

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10 октября, 21:19

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet

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The field known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green enough. That’s set off a scramble to create a wider range of debt-market instruments and incentives. Central bank officials and a growing list of investors are pushing to make the $100 trillion bond market -- one of the world’s largest pools of money -- a driving force in the urgent efforts to limit climate chang

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10 октября, 19:46

Surveillance contractor that violated rules by copying traveler images, license plates can continue to work with CBP

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The breach cast a spotlight on a troubling fact for federal lawmakers and privacy advocates: The privately maintained surveillance systems that the government relies on for its wide-reaching security mandate are expanding so quickly, and often without oversight, that it can be hard for the public to keep track.

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10 октября, 18:49

Here’s Why Romanian Politics Is Blowing Up Yet Again 

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No Eastern Bloc country marked the end of its communist epoch quite as decisively and brutally as Romania, where dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were executed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989. The president’s death brought hopes of a fresh start, but Romania has been plagued ever since by corruption and revolving-door governments -- despite having joined NATO and the European Union in the interim. The latest round of political turmoil has brought down yet another government

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10 октября, 18:30

Pro Tip: Tech Companies Should Stop Ogling Customers’ Home Videos

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A little common sense goes a long way to assuring customers of their privacy.