SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) said on Thursday its Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will step down in January, ending a 17-year-run in which he played a central role in building a promising startup called Google into a global technology powerhouse. He will continue to serve on...
The Northumberland County District Attorney's Office is warning the public about a Craigslist scam involving an attempted sale of a motorcycle. A married couple from Dornsife in mid-June was attempting to sell a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Craigslist when a woman calling herself Wendy Butler from Massachusetts showed interest in...
A virtual reality gamer was found dead in his apartment Thursday after he slipped and fell on a glass table, cutting himself and bleeding to death. "According to preliminary information, while moving around the apartment in virtual reality glasses, the man tripped and crashed into a glass table, suffered wounds...
(This version of December 21’s story refiles to add dropped words ‘for couples’ in paragraph 8.) By Paresh Dave, Heather Somerville and Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. tax overhaul is a boon to Silicon Valley technology companies like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks that surged in recent weeks because of the cryptocurrency mania have managed to hold onto most of their gains despite the recent retreat in the price of bitcoin and scepticism from market participants. A Reuters analysis of 17 stocks of companies that...
After unveiling their self-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers in 2017, Nike is finally bringing their most ambitious footwear technology development to the sports world with the Nike Adapt BB, the first basketball performance sneaker with the Beaverton-based footwear giant’s automatically-cinching power laces. Much like in the popular 1985 film Back to...
COLUMBUS, Ind. (Reuters) - When Sandy Vierling took a job at a new robot-packed factory her company built just a few miles from an older plant where she made automotive exhaust systems, she crossed into the future of manufacturing in the United States. She didn’t like it at...
On Thursday morning, thousands of Canadians attempted to purchase the recently-launched PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Walmart Canada had PS5 units go on sale this morning, but they've also sold out. They were planning to sell the Xbox Series X today online with new stock, but sent out a...
A giant 87 gigabyte archive consisting of 773 million unique email addresses and their associated cracked, or dehashed, passwords has been spotted being promoted on an online hacking forum. This file is being called "Collection #1" and was designed to easily be used in credential stuffing attacks. Credential stuffing is...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg under fire; United Airlines hopes new venture will take off Morning Business Outlook: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is being slammed by critics for what they call a 'tone deaf' message wrapping up a tumultuous year for the social media giant; United Airlines is selling a cookbook...