Technology

Top Facebook officials considered putting an end to political advertising on the platform once they learned Russian actors used the site to try and influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg ultimately chose to keep running political ads, a former employee told the Journal.

Semiconductor maker, Qualcomm, had a rough day in trading on Wednesday due to a judge ruling the company violated antitrust laws. Deirdre Bosa reports.

Protestors were outside Amazon’s shareholder meeting in Seattle. That’s where we find our Aditi Roy who reports on the many issues these protestors have on the company, which includes facial recognition technology.

The robot known as Digit, designed and built by Agility Robotics, walks upright and can carry packages weighing up to 40 pounds.

The U.S.-China trade war could take a big chunk out of Apple’s bottom line if China retaliates by banning its products, according to an analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Why is NASA testing drones in downtown Reno? Our Jane Wells explains.

After hitting low levels on Monday, the tech sector had a strong rebound the next day due to the Commerce Department’s easing restrictions on China’s telecom company, Huawei. Eunice Yoon has more for us.

Major technology companies from the tech sector felt the heat on Monday from simmering U.S.-China trade talks. Kayla Tausche has more for us on the widening rift between the two most powerful economies in the world.

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg sat down for an interview with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on Friday calling for regulation for American tech companies but pushing against the idea of breaking up the social media company.

Apple is finding itself stuck in the middle with the trade war with China. A new report says iPhone sales may go up because of the impending China tariffs. Jon Fortt has the details.

How will the smartphone market be impacted by the China tariffs? We speak with the Executive Editor at CNET, Ian Sherr, to get his analysis.

Disney will take “full operational control” over Hulu from Comcast, effective immediately, the companies announced Tuesday.

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with an antitrust suit against the company.

Will Uber ever make it to the market’s key index, the S&P 500? Mike Santoli explains.

Uber made it’s highly anticipated IPO debut on Wall Street. But, as Deirdre Bosa reports, the ridesharing company had to hit the brakes on its first day of trading.