Apr 17, 2018 1:33
Scientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme that could in future help in the fight against pollution.
Apr 13, 2018 1:54
Concern about Facebook's respect for data privacy is widening to include the information that it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not.
Apr 13, 2018 1:01
The EU is drawing up a code of conduct for tech companies to tackle fake news. It wants to see more vetting of advertising, fighting disinformation and preventing unauthorized use of people's data.
Apr 11, 2018 1:03
Researchers have unveiled what they billed as the world’s first 3D-printed house to serve as a home in the French city of Nantes.
Apr 11, 2018 1:40
Lawmakers grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about whether his company adequately protected users' personal data from parties seeking to exploit it. Here are the best moments from the testimony.
Apr 11, 2018 0:47
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg started a second day of testimony on Capitol Hill facing more questions from lawmakers about data privacy at the world’s largest social media network.
Apr 10, 2018 2:44
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut told CEO Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook's business model was to monetize user information and to maximize profit over privacy.
Apr 10, 2018 0:59
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees Tuesday that Facebook is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Apr 10, 2018 0:36
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg started testifying before Congress on Tuesday as he looks to fend off the possibility of new regulations as a result of the privacy scandal engulfing his social network.
Apr 9, 2018 1:06
Florida Senator Bill Nelson emerged from his meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with a warning, social media companies may face new regulations in wake of recent revelations of data tampering and foreign interference in elections.
Apr 6, 2018 0:53
Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg says the social media company failed to protect users' information during an interview with PBS NewsHour. The company's shares have sunk 16 percent since March 16, when news broke of use of its data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Apr 4, 2018 1:52
Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million.