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VW emissions scandal could cost $86B, says Credit Suisse

VW's rapidly mushrooming diesel emissions conundrum could cost it up to $86B, argues major financial services company Credit Suisse.

By October 2, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg eager for virtual reality but sees a slow uptake

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, the social-networking giant's CEO says VR will eventually become a normal part of life, in the same way mobile devices have.

By October 7, 2015


Physicists win Nobel for finding neutrinos, burdened with mass, aren't so fleeting after all

For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.

By October 6, 2015


This guy bought Google.com for $12

Google.com temporarily had a new owner on Tuesday. Former Googler Sanmay Ved says he successfully purchased the Internet's most visited website for as much as a fancy sandwich.

By October 1, 2015


Streaming music pumps up the volume, crosses $1 billion in US sales

US revenue from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Apple Music crossed a key threshold in the first six months of 2015, according to data from the major labels' trade group.

By September 21, 2015


European cable firm Altice to buy Cablevision for $17.7 billion

The deal will create the fourth largest cable provider in the United States.

By September 17, 2015


Dell pledges $125 billion to boost Chinese innovation

Dell's new "In China, For China" strategy includes investment in next-generation technologies and artificial intelligence.

By September 10, 2015


How corporate fears of hacks just created Silicon Valley's newest $1 billion startup

Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.

By September 8, 2015


NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away

If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt.

By August 30, 2015


One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015