A sign asking for help from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is seen in the BroadChannel section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. Four days after superstorm Sandy smashed into the U.S. Northeast, rescuers on Friday were still discovering the extent of the death and devastation in New York and the New Jersey shore, and anger mounted over gasoline shortages, power outages and waits for relief supplies. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)

FEMA's Latest Excuse For Why It's Ignoring Climate Change: It Forgot

When the Federal Emergency Management Agency in March published its latest plan for mitigating natural disasters, there was one thing missing: any mention of climate change. Rep. Keith Ellison asked t...
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: Paul Gigot, Pulitzer Prize Board Chair and Editorial Page Director, The Wall Street Journal, makes opneing remarks during the Centennial Celebration of Pulitzer Prizes at The Newseum on January 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

This Year's Pulitzer Prizes Honor Reporting On The Me Too Movement

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism has been jointly awarded to The New York Times and The New Yorker for the outlets' coverage on sexual assault in Hollywood, Pulitzer Prize Adminis...
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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. Tesla Motors Inc plans to boost production of electric cars to "at least a few million a year" by 2025 from fewer than 40,000 last year, Musk said Tuesday. Picture taken January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)

Elon Musk Pulls Tesla, SpaceX Facebook Pages In Nod To #DeleteFacebook

Elon Musk has joined the #DeleteFacebook movement, and we can safely assume Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg does not "like" it. Following a tweetstorm Friday, Musk proceeded to remove the official pages...
26/03/2018 11:28 AM IST
DUSSELDORF, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 27: In this photo illustration, a surge in new users cause technical difficulties for users of the VERO app on February 27, 2018 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Recent changes to Facebooks algorithm, controlling what users see on their newsfeeds, has caused many to sign-up for the app billed as the next Instagram. (Photo by Ant Palmer/Getty Images)

Wondering What Vero Is? Here's A Primer.

The ad-free, privacy-oriented Instagram competitor exploded in popularity this week.
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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 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 inclu...
22/11/2017 9:23 AM IST
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Film Producer Harvey Weinstein attends 'Reservoir Dogs' 25th Anniversary Screening during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at The Beacon Theatre on April 28, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

NYPD: Harvey Weinstein Could Be Arrested

The New York Police Department is gathering evidence behind a rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein, who could be facing arrest as a result. BREAKING: NYC police say they have a credible rape al...
04/11/2017 8:29 AM IST
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

Two months after Facebook first acknowledged it was paid to promote 3,000 divisive Russian-backed ads during the 2016 election, we're finally getting a look at some of the ads themselves. Members of t...
02/11/2017 8:31 AM IST
Logo of the Twitter and Facebook are seen through magnifier on display in this illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 16, 2015. Broker's survey shows Twitter losing share to faster growing competitors such as Facebook's Instagram and Snapchat, despite co's multiple product and partnership launches this year, analysts write in note. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Facing Regulation, Twitter Follows Facebook's Timid Lead On Political Ads

Weeks after Facebook announced something similar, Twitter pledged Tuesday to be more forthcoming about political advertising on its site, including identifying campaign ads more clearly. The company a...
26/10/2017 10:18 AM IST