Google reforms sexual misconduct rules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dom...

Apple's fiscal 4Q results disappoint amid tech jitters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. But the latest m...

Google employees to walk out to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers are expected to walk off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexua...

Wall Street sours on Silicon Valley, battering tech stocks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors for years have seemingly adored technology stocks as much as most people love their smartphones. But Wall Street has suddenly soured on Silicon Valley ...

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus is a locked door bearing a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve cent...

Even tech execs fret about their kids' smartphone addictions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some technology executives fret that their products are having a corrosive effect on society, and maybe even their own kids. Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick ...

Google's Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S. in an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to av...

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit sl...

Musk out as Tesla chair, remains CEO in $40M SEC settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have agreed to pay a total of $40 million and make a series of concessions to settle a government lawsuit alleging Musk duped investors with misleading...

Tesla's challenges extend beyond CEO's uncertain future

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk's murky future as Tesla Motors' CEO amid a securities fraud lawsuit isn't the only cloud hanging over the electric car maker. The company was on shaky ...

Google CEO to meet with US lawmakers after previous snub

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to meet privately with members of Congress Friday after he and his boss, Google co-founder Larry Page, stood up lawmakers at a public hearing...

5 things to know about the SEC's complaint against Elon Musk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission's complaint accusing Tesla CEO Elon Musk of committing stock market fraud paints a picture of a man who is either a liar or a reckless leade...

5 things to know about the SEC's complaint against Elon Musk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission's complaint accusing Tesla CEO Elon Musk of committing stock market fraud paints a picture of a man who is either a liar or a reckless leade...

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incar...

Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing s...