Technology

Energy entrepreneur hopes to bring commuter rail to Vermont

Sep 24, 2017

An energy entrepreneur wants to set up a commuter rail system in Vermont to further his vision of weaning the state from fossil fuels and getting cars off the highways

Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

Sep 24, 2017

Syria's foreign minister said victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged country "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump's insult to his country makes an attack against the US mainland inevitable

World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

Sep 23, 2017

While North Korea says its next nuclear test will involve a missile flying over Japan, many experts don't think the country would take such a risk _ but they're not ruling it out

The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch's tabloid revolution

Sep 23, 2017

Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth _ and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul's tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news

London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

Sep 23, 2017

The mayor of London says people angry about the decision to strip Uber of its license in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself, and not transit authorities

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Sep 23, 2017

The U.S. government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached

In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

Sep 22, 2017

London's transport authority won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security

Facebook nixes plan for new stock class ahead of court fight

Sep 22, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg says the company is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let the him keep tight reins on the company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy

Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent

Sep 22, 2017

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 communications

Amazon signs deal to boost its restaurant delivery service

Sep 22, 2017

Amazon wants to deliver more burritos and hamburgers to your doorstep