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After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls…

Twitter first gave conspiratorialist Alex Jones a brief time out; then its CEO floated the ideas of deeper changes that might limit the spread of misinformation

Girl, 6, Spends $350 on Toys Using Mom's Amazon…

A 6-year-old Utah girl gained viral fame over the weekend after her cousin tweeted a photo of little Caitlin standing next to a stack of Amazon boxes bigger than she is—packages full of toys Caitlin ordered for herself, unbeknownst to her family, who found out only when they were...

Phone Home! NASA is Hoping Music Will Wake up Its…

The Opportunity rover has gone silent after being engulfed in one of the worst dust storms ever observed on Mars. Tony Spitz has the details.

Twitter Is Temporarily Cracking Down On…

Twitter has suspended far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for a week, citing a policy violation.

Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

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Musk's Tweet Gets Tesla an SEC Subpoena, Sources…

There were rumblings that the SEC wanted to talk to Elon Musk about his tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla private and had "funding secured." Now, sources tell Fox Business Network , the San Francisco office of the SEC has indeed subpoenaed Tesla and the investigation is a "formal" one....

Shipwreck Packed With Gold May Be a Convoluted…

It sounded too good to be true. Now, officials say it really might have been. In mid-July the South Korea-based Shinil Group announced it had discovered the wreck of the Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi and that the 200 tons of gold it was carrying when it sank in...

Online Dating Study Shows Why You Should Pursue…

Persistent people were more likely to get responses from online daters even if they were "out of their league." Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.

Tinder's Founders Are Suing The App's Owners For…

The lawsuit alleges the app's owner undervalued stock options and also accuses a current executive of sexual harassment.

Alex Jones Called for 'Battle Rifles.' Twitter…

The Twitter-Alex Jones saga continues. "We'll enforce [our rules]" if Jones breaks them, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised last week amid backlash on why the conspiracy theorist accused of hate speech is still afforded a platform on Dorsey's site, and it appears Twitter has followed through. The Verge reports Jones'...

One US City Will Now Scan Its Subway Commuters

All humans emit body waves, but if they're concealing an object under their clothes, that object blocks the waves—exactly what the Transportation Security Administration is banking on with the installation of the country's first body scanners in a transit agency. The subway system getting the first crack at these...

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go…

Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned

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MIT Scientists May Have Finally Solved How to…

Yes, instead of solving real problems, scientists have taken the time to help you break your pasta perfectly in two. Tony Spitz has the details.

Some Google Apps Might Be Tracking Your Data…

An Associated Press investigation says some Google apps are saving users' data even when certain privacy settings are on.

Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva…

Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body…

The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives

Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and…

The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary

Those 9pm Work Emails From Your Boss Might be…

A recently published study purports the dangers of being available to your superiors 24/7. Tony Spitz has the details.

A Space Force Would Probably Bring New Weapons…

Fighting a war in space is going to require some technology that the U.S. does not have.

So What's Going On With Tesla, Elon Musk?

It sure has been an interesting week for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and things might get worse before they get better. The controversy began last Tuesday when Musk startled his own company board by announcing that he might take Tesla private and, in fact, had "funding secured." Now the SEC...

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Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals…

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk tries to clear up murky financing for buyout with disclosure of Saudi Arabian interest

The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google…

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history