House considers requiring search warrant to get old emails

12/01/2015 08:58 AM PST
The 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act gives the government access to emails older than 180 days once agents obtain a subpoena.
Senators: Gilead was focused on profits, not patients
12/01/2015 08:56 AM PST - A bipartisan investigation by U.S. senators finds that the makers of a breakthrough drug for hepatitis C infection put profits before patients in pricing the $1,000-per-pill cure.

Cybersecurity bills would add secrecy to public records laws
12/01/2015 06:54 AM PST - Transparency advocates said the new law would provide excessive cover to tech companies through new restrictions to the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, which also supersedes state and tribal open-records laws. That could shield all sorts of information about what the government is -- or isn't -- doing to protect Americans who are increasingly victimized by cybercriminals.  

Quinn: Can tech save the planet from climate change?
12/01/2015 06:38 AM PST - Does the coalition of tech leaders and other notable business leaders cobbled together by Bill Gates have the long-term commitment needed to save the planet from the worst effects of global warming and climate change?  

Microsoft Office getting new business tools
11/30/2015 04:50 PM PST - Microsoft is trying to convince businesses that Office is more than just Word and PowerPoint.  

The Silicon Valley idea that's driving solar use worldwide
12/01/2015 05:16 AM PST - Silicon Valley has something to offer the world in the drive toward a clean energy economy. And it's not technology. It's a financing formula. 

Fed moves to bar bailouts of failing firms
11/30/2015 04:02 PM PST - Federal Reserve officials have moved to prevent the central bank from bailing out failing companies, a power it exercised during the 2008 financial crisis.

Gap says audits show its workers get equal pay for the same work
11/30/2015 02:31 PM PST - Since the California Fair Pay Act was signed into law in October, companies have been scrambling to check their books, review their hiring statistics and get legal guidance to navigate what's being called the toughest equal wage statute in the country. 

Black Friday, Cyber Monday lose some luster
11/30/2015 04:26 PM PST - Grey Thursday, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday appear to have lost some of their luster, the result of deep discounts that began in early November on the part of retailers, consumers shopping before the holiday weekend or waiting until December for even better deals, as well as a social backlash against interruption of a holiday to conduct commerce, experts said Monday. 

Data on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach
11/30/2015 03:29 PM PST - Kid's technology maker VTech says the personal information of about 5 million of its customers and their children may have been stolen by hackers.

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TV Tonight: 'Flash' and 'Arrow' crossover sets up spinoff

'The Flash' lays groundwork for 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' in tonight's first part of special crossover with 'The Arrow.' Plus, 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' returns for the holidays.