After more than six months in transit, a probe managed by Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory successfully touched down on the surface of Mars Monday, beginning the first mission designed to study the center of the Red Planet.
Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday at the age of 65 after his latest battle with cancer, his family said.
The Dow pushed to a fresh record on Tuesday, while the Nasdaq retreated as lingering worries about the US-China trade conflict offset a trade breakthrough among North American nations.
Online retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it would raise its starting wage for US workers to $15 an hour, amid long-standing criticism of low pay, and would advocate for a higher minimum wage nationwide.
The Justice Department's lawsuit to block a California law aimed at ensuring all online data to be treated equally sets up a legal clash over so-called "net neutrality" and the authority to regulate the internet.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite into orbit Monday before returning for a successful drone-ship landing in the Atlantic Ocean.
President Donald Trump stepped up attacks on big tech firms Tuesday, warning Facebook, Google and Twitter to be "careful," hours after slamming what he called "rigged" internet search results.
US First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes
Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to find a number two executive.