WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government informs software companies of 90 percent of the security flaws the intelligence community finds in their products, but a significant number of vendors ignore the warnings, the federal ...Read more
Alex Azar, President Donald Trump's pick to serve as Health and Human Services secretary, represents everything wrong with the incestuous relationship that often exists between government officials and the industries they ...Read more
SEATTLE -- One of the biggest stories in the Seattle-area real-estate market continues to be the strong interest among homebuyers coming from China.
Although foreign sales here are down a bit lately, King County in recent...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A revised Senate tax bill has ditched a change in the treatment of stock options after an outcry from technology startups.
The original bill released last week proposed to tax stock options on the date they ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Richard Cordray announced Wednesday that he expects to step down before the end of the month as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Cordray was appointed by President Barack Obama as the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target executives are full of confidence heading into the holiday season, but investors showed more concern Wednesday about how the retailer's lowered prices, investments to boost employee wages and the ...Read more
Q: Several years ago, I purchased an HP Envy PC, model h8-1414. I've upgraded the operating system from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Now I can't get automatic Windows 10 updates to complete; the updates freeze ...Read more
Just two weeks ago, I wrote a column answering questions from divorced women. Obviously, I left a lot of questions unanswered because my email inbox has been flooded with inquiries about Social Security benefits for ...Read more
Fires of RevengeDavid Clink
Abdul Mossad survived his forced exit from the United States after spending years of his life successfully executing his personal jihad against the American economy. Having been scorned then rejected by his countrymen, he executes a daring escape ending up in Switzerland. Now as Mikaeel Saeed...
Much to the dismay of my wife, I am a boxing fan. Yes, I recognize that it is cruel. The prime objective is to inflict hurt and even injury on the opponent. But there is something compelling about it, and as a matter of ...Read more
Vehicle recalls are regularly in the news, warning of inadvertent air bag deployments, faulty door latches, even risks of fire, not to mention the ongoing Takata air bag recall that dwarfs all others.
But the steady ...Read more
Self-driving cars will change millions of people's lives for the better by providing independence and mobility to those who can't drive because of physical limitations or age. The technology will allow more people to live ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- When pushcart vendors try to set up shop in front of his East Hollywood gas station, Jacques Massachi tells them to leave.
"I don't allow them. I just don't allow them," Massachi said.
The sidewalk sellers...Read more
CHICAGO -- Six months after U.S. Steel dumped a plume of a toxic metal into a Lake Michigan tributary, the company quietly reported another spill at the same northwest Indiana plant and asked state environmental regulators...Read more
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- A new lawsuit alleges that Tesla's factory floor is a "hotbed for racist behavior."
In the lawsuit, former assembly worker Marcus Vaughn, who said he was fired from the electric-car maker for "not ...Read more
For the first time in two years, the proportion of women within Microsoft's ranks has grown.
The Redmond, Wash., company made slight progress in its efforts to increase racial and gender diversity in its workforce in 2017...Read more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, during questioning at a congressional hearing Tuesday, sidestepped questions about whether President Donald Trump's vitriol toward CNN was factoring into the Justice Department's review of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans call their tax bill business-friendly, but technology startups are fuming over a provision that would make a major change to how stock options are taxed.
A key tool for startups to attract...Read more
Silicon Valley investor Steve Jurvetson is leaving Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the venture capital firm he co-founded after allegations of a hostile work environment for women.
Jurvetson, an early backer of Tesla and SpaceX,...Read more
Consumer advocates and lawyers will converge on Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to convey to lawmakers -- particularly Republicans -- that ordinary people are getting hosed by recent decisions that tilt the playing field ...Read more
Microsoft has 2 million licensed users across 115 countries playing the education version of "Minecraft." But it turns out that students in kindergarten through 12th grade are just too good at playing computer games.
So ...Read more
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