Production chief Zipse named new boss at automaker BMW

BMW has named its top production manager, Oliver Zipse, as its next CEO to lead the luxury automaker

Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally…

A dive team has located a sunken Navy warship off the coast of Maine

Facebook's Proposed Financial System Faces New…

Facebook's planned financial system could help the underbanked, but Congressional leaders don't think Facebook is prepared to protect those consumers.

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Facebook's Libra gets stark warning from G-7…

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies have issued a stark warning that cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra should not be allowed before "serious regulatory and systemic concerns" are put in check

Pilot accused of flying while drunk in Nevada…

Authorities say a pilot from Washington state was arrested on suspicion of flying while drunk after a private plane crash and fire at an airport in Nevada

Amazon Marks Biggest Prime Day Sale Yet — Again

This year's Prime Day surpassed last year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined.

New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

New York state has adopted the nation's most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions

Millions Having Fun With FaceApp. Now, the…

You may have seen the wrinkled faces of friends online, or shared your own, thanks to an aging filter that transforms user photos via the viral FaceApp. The Russian-made app has been around since 2017 but has seen new interest with the viral #FaceAppChallenge and #AgeChallenge, with participants including Lil...

Serbia police detain man over Lufthansa bomb scare

Serbian police say they have arrested a man over a bomb scare that forced the evacuation of a Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt and caused a long delay

Twitter Says Trump's Racist Tweets Don't Violate…

A Twitter spokesperson said the tweets — which used racist language to criticize four Democratic congresswomen — don't violate its rules.

Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm

The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments want a judge to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from the Dan River coal ash spill five years ago

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EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory…

EU fines US chipmaker Qualcomm $ 271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing."

Apparent Prime Day Pricing Error May Cost Amazon

Whoops: Amazon, apparently in error, priced a bunch of very expensive camera gear for $94.48 on Prime Day—and is honoring at least some of the sales. First, someone noticed a camera normally priced at $548 was listed for $94.48 and submitted the deal to Slickdeals . It made...

Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson says his spaceship has a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip

Hacker Steals Data of Nearly Everyone in Entire…

The personal and financial data of pretty much every adult in Bulgaria has been stolen, reports the New York Times . An individual claiming to be a Russian hacker took responsibility for the attack on the nation's tax agency while slamming the government's cybersecurity efforts as "parody" in an email sent...

India reschedules launch of its moon mission for…

India's space agency will launch a spacecraft to the south pole of the moon on Monday to explore water deposits

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Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke…

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation say recent earthquakes should make the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks at a site eyed as the place to bury the nation's nuclear waste

Memories of watching Apollo 11: 'You could hear a…

People around the world remember watching Apollo 11 moon landing in 'total awe'