Sign with logo at the headquarters of car-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco, California, with red vehicle visible in the background parked on Market Street, October 13, 2017. SoMa is known for having one of the highest concentrations of technology companies and startups of any region worldwide. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 To Keep A Massive Data Breach Quiet

Uber confirmed Tuesday that it had paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet after an October 2016 attack led to the disclosure of 57 million customers' personal data, Bloomberg first reported. The breach i...
22/11/2017 9:56 AM AEDT
SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 18: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. The conference will explore Facebook's new technology initiatives and products. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Year Ago, Facebook Said It Was 'Crazy' That Fake News Could've Influenced The Election

One year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood before an audience at a Ritz-Carlton hotel in California and dismissed the idea that misinformation spread on Facebook could have influenced the outcom...
12/11/2017 10:03 PM AEDT
A Facebook logo is seen on a computer screen in this photo illustration on October 31, 2017. Material posted on Facebok and other social media directly and indirectly reached over 126 million Americans between 2015 and 2017 according to a company testimony that will be presented to the US Senate judiciary committe on Tuesday. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Here Are Some Of The Ads Russia Paid To Promote On Facebook

The ads are separate from 80,000 other Facebook posts that have so far been linked back to Russia.
02/11/2017 12:51 PM AEDT
An oil refinery and storage facility is pictured along Buffalo Bayou, also known as the Houston ship channel, south of downtown Houston January 30, 2012. Union and oil company negotiators resumed talks on Monday after union leaders told workers to prepare for a strike within 48 hours that could shut down 6 percent of U.S. refinery capacity and cause gasoline prices to rise at a time when the country is struggling to sustain a fragile economic recovery. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY EMPLOYMENT)

Chemical Plant Near Houston Warns It's About To Explode

Flooding swamped backup generators, and volatile chemicals are getting warm enough to ignite. "There's no way to prevent it," the CEO said.
31/08/2017 11:33 AM AEST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall As Powerful Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
26/08/2017 3:29 PM AEST
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Now A Stronger Than Expected Category 4 Storm

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter...
26/08/2017 9:23 AM AEST