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Google’s flashy effort to stream video games is Diane Greene’s move to ‘level up’...

Google is getting get into gaming in a big way with its new streaming project, but the move appears to be as much about fighting Amazon's massive cloud as it is about Google becoming a player in the world of gaming. The effort, announced on Monday, is being led by the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)…

Facebook says it hasn’t seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to...

Facebook says it can't find any evidence that the hackers who compromised 50 million users' accounts on the social network also used stolen "keys" to break into victims' accounts on other apps and services. Last week, the Silicon Valley tech firm revealed it had been targeted in a massive hack that saw an as-yet-unidentified attacker,…

Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys rip into the FBI over its renewed Brett Kavanaugh investigation

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers are scolding the FBI for failing to contact Ford about her claim the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted when they were teenagers in the 1980s. In a letter addressed to FBI Director Chris Wray and the general counsel Dana Boente, Ford's attorneys lay out the steps they took to…

New York Times report says Trump engaged in ‘outright fraud’ to avoid taxes as...

The New York Times reported in an extensive investigation published Tuesday that President Donald Trump engaged in what it described as "dubious tax schemes" in the 1990s that even included "instances of outright fraud" that enhanced the fortune that his parents — mainly his father — passed on to him. What The Times reported runs…

A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor...

Bugatti has flaunted its newest supercar at the Paris Motor Show 2018. The Bugatti Divo is the most exclusive car Bugatti has ever made, only 40 are being manufactured. The Divo isn't quite as fast as the Chiron but it's been designed to be more agile. It's 35 kilos lighter and can do 0-60mph in…

A top Republican senator just made it clear that Trump’s new trade deal with...

President Donald Trump's victory lap on the new trade agreement among the US, Canada, and Mexico may have been premature, per one top Republican senator's lay of the congressional land. Sen. John Cornyn, the second-highest-ranking Senate Republican, told reporters Tuesday that the revised version of the North American Free Trade Agreement, agreed to Sunday night,…

Leaked email reveals Amazon is changing how delivery drivers are paid following reports of...

Amazon is making major changes to how some delivery drivers are paid to "enable transparency and accuracy of pay," according to a leaked internal email. Amazon will soon require its courier companies, which manage thousands of delivery drivers for the tech giant, to electronically track and record employees' hours using "time and attendance tracking" software…

Facebook is warning its first business customers that hackers may have gotten their internal...

Buried within Facebook's admission of the massive cyber attack affecting 50 million people was a surprising and worrisome nugget for some its business customers: a few of Facebook's Workplace corporate customers could also have been impacted. Workplace is Facebook's competitor to workplace collaboration tool Slack. It's used by more than 30,000 businesses as of a…

Amazon just raised its minimum wage to $15 — and it’s a brilliant strategic...

Amazon just signaled that it's preparing for retail's so-called "war for talent." The retailer announced on Tuesday that it would be raising its minimum wage for all employees to $15 an hour effective November 1. While CEO Jeff Bezos implied in a statement about the wage hike that the change is coming in response to…

Some Democrats see Michael Avenatti’s entry into the Brett Kavanaugh scandal as a ‘distraction’

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats are becoming increasingly anxious with Michael Avenatti, the anti-Trump lawyer circling a potential 2020 presidential bid, calling him an unhelpful "distraction" in the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation saga. Best known for representing the porn actress Stormy Daniels in her case against President Donald Trump, Avenatti is also working with…

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John McCain, war hero and longtime senator, dead at 81

John McCain. Joshua Lott/Getty Images Republican Sen. John McCain, an internationally renowned Vietnam War hero who served for 30 years in the Senate representing Arizona, died Saturday due to complications stemming from brain cancer. His office said in a statement that his wife Cindy McCain and their family were alongside him when he died. "At…

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