Security clearance background checks to include social media

Investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances—something that lawmakers said Friday was a classic case of the government playing catch-up ...

Obama enlists Pentagon to overhaul security clearance system

The Obama administration asked the Pentagon on Friday to help overhaul the federal security clearance system, aiming to turn the page on a devastating data breach that exposed a major vulnerability for U.S. national security.

How should Uber be regulated?

For two days in November, taxi drivers didn't pick up any weary travelers leaving Mineta San Jose Airport. Instead they drove past, honking, and hoping their strike would persuade city leaders to make ride-hailing companies ...

Uber ramps up safety efforts after criticism

Uber said Wednesday it was ramping up safety in response to rape allegations against a driver in India and growing concerns about background checks for operators of the popular ride-sharing service.

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