San Francisco already required buildings to be "solar-ready," and starting in 2017, actual panels will be mandated. It's the first major U.S. city to take such a step, according to the bill's sponsor.
Google's chief of Android security says it's time for both sides of the encryption debate to provide real information, not just anecdotes.
It's the latest case against big U.S. companies by European regulators, who have also targeted Apple, Starbucks, Amazon and Intel.
The state's governor signed a resolution saying pornography harms individuals and society, and calling for research and poverty change to "address the pornography epidemic."
While the scandal seems to be limited to the Japanese domestic market, Mitsubishi Motors says it's now investigating vehicles it made for overseas markets, as well.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.
A large spice company recently started putting less pepper in its tins — and leaving empty space at the top of the tin. There's a technical term for that empty space: "non-functional slack fill."
Bernie Sanders says one of his first acts as president would be to begin the process of breaking up big banks. But there's a problem: The president doesn't really have any direct authority to do so.
Despite the switch from the magnetic stripe credit cards to chip cards last October, the new technology is still not widely adopted. Visa unveiled an upgrade to speed up checkouts but barriers remain.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou about the criminal investigation into the Theranos blood lab.
Blaming a lack of profitability, UnitedHealth says it will drop out of most health marketplaces insurance exchanges next year. The insurer's first quarter profits in 2016 were $1.6 billion.
A major theme in the latest congressional hearing on encryption was whether the FBI, rather than asking tech companies for cooperation, has focused enough resources to keep up with technology itself.
It's not just kombucha and yogurt: Probiotics are now showing up in dozens of packaged foods. But what exactly do these designer foods with friendly flora actually offer — besides a high price tag?
An 18-year-old woman is accused of broadcasting the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend online. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."
An 18-year-old woman in Ohio is accused of broadcasting the rape of her 17-year-old friend online. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."
Samsung's rigorous aptitude test underscores the company's near-mythical status in Korean society. "I think this is only the way to be successful," says a test-taker before braving the entrance exam.
A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?
Beretta decided to move to Tennessee after finding it has few allies in Maryland, which passed restrictive gun laws after the Newtown shootings. The new plant is expected to create 300 jobs.
Yahoo goes on the block Monday. The tech company will accept bids for its Internet businesses, properties estimated to be worth billions of dollars. Despite its reputation as a digital dinosaur, Yahoo is the third most trafficked site on the web. NPR looks at users who have stuck with Yahoo.
Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The scale is expected to drive down the cost of electric cars and batteries that homeowners can use to store surplus solar power.