Disasters last year displaced three times more people than violent conflicts, showing the urgent need to improve resilience for vulnerable people when fighting climate change, according to a study issued Wednesday.
Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.
Abode Systems, Salesforce.com and eight other Bay Area companies are among 30 corporations nationwide named in a consumer group's complaint, accusing the firms of failing to safeguard the privacy of Europeans, despite an ...
According to a group of Norwegian researchers, the prospects for achieving an effective international climate treaty are poor. The measures that are politically feasible are ineffective and the measures that would be effective ...
Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement with a group of US states who had accused it of conspiring with publishers to fix the prices of e-books.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's former campaign manager has pleaded guilty to two counts in a case that accused him of intercepting her email.
Cloud computing is being heralded as the next big thing. Gone are the days when people and businesses need to maintain expensive hardware to store their information, they can now pay someone else to look after it and access ...
French IT staff at Google, Facebook and other companies have won new protections against burnout: the right to unplug.
Ohio auto dealers have struck an agreement that will allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state.
A US student was jailed for 18 months Monday for hacking online accounts of Miss Teen USA and over 100 other women in several countries and threatening to publish nude photos of them, prosecutors said.