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Cleaning New York's filthy harbor with one billion oysters
The New York Harbor for years has been polluted and depleted of marine life. But one nonprofit is working to clean the murky water and revive its long-lost ecosystem — one oyster at a time.
Microsoft is investing $500 million to tackle Seattle housing crisis
Microsoft, which is headquartered in the Seattle region, said it will partner with nonprofit groups to address "the affordable housing crisis." The money will go toward building new homes and preserving existing housing.
Facebook takes down anti-NATO pages linked to Russian news agency Sputnik
Facebook removed hundreds of pages on Thursday it said posed as independent news sites in eastern Europe and elsewhere but were actually run by employees at Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik.
SpaceX ditches plans to develop Mars spaceship at Los Angeles port
SpaceX has abandoned plans to open up shop at the Port of Los Angeles.
Snap exodus continues: CFO out after less than a year
Snap is losing another high-profile executive. Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone told Snap on Tuesday that he was leaving the company, just eight months after moving to Snap from Amazon.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei is an Apple fan and wants to live forever
A rare discussion with foreign media is shedding new light on the tech tycoon.
Huawei's founder praises Trump and denies claims his company spies for China
Huawei's reclusive founder has denied allegations that his telecoms company spies for the Chinese government.
How Alexa knows the difference between a breaking window and a wine glass
For Amazon, getting Alexa's new security-guard feature to work meant literally breaking a lot of windows.
Alibaba's 'City Brain' is slashing congestion in its hometown
Alibaba is using artificial intelligence to coordinate more than 1,000 road signals around Hangzhou with the aim of preventing or easing gridlock.
Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges
A Huawei executive arrested in Poland on charges of spying for China has been fired by the Chinese tech company.
SpaceX to lay off 10% of its workers
SpaceX is laying off 10% of its 6,000-person workforce as it tackles two hugely expensive projects.
The gadgets of the future know everything wrong with you right now
The gadgets at CES 2019 don't just tell us about the future. They are a window into who we are right now and what we think is wrong with our lives.
SpaceX launches final batch of next-generation satellites
SpaceX completed a major upgrade to a key telecommunications satellite network on Friday after two years of launches.
A 5G world is coming. Tech companies at CES show they're ready
More companies are sharing ambitious plans about how we'll live in a 5G world.
Shareholder sues Alphabet board over handling of harassment
An Alphabet shareholder is suing the company's board of directors, claiming it helped cover up allegations of sexual misconduct by former Google executives.
What Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos' divorce could mean for Amazon
Shortly after they were married, MacKenzie Bezos drove her husband, Jeff, across the country from New York to Seattle while he typed out a business plan for what would become Amazon.
Wonders of the universe
Tesla drops cheapest versions of the Model S and Model X
Time is running out to buy the cheapest versions of the Tesla Model S and Model X luxury cars.
Rollable TVs and butler robots: Gadgets that caught our eye at CES 2019
A visit to CES, the annual consumer electronics show, is like wandering through 2.7 million square feet of a SkyMall catalog.