Fake News: Tips On How to Distinguish it from the Real ThingTeachers from elementary school through college are instructing students on how to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to online news, after an election season that saw made-up stories abound.
Verizon Latest Carrier to Return to Unlimited Cell PlansVerizon is the latest mobile carrier to bring back unlimited plans, but its version is pricier than offerings from rivals T-Mobile and Sprint.
Twitter Takes More Steps to Clamp Down Abuse and HateTwitter is broadening its campaign to clamp down on hate speech and abuse.
Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test RatingTwo luxury electric vehicles — the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 — fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
Wal-Mart Opts for Free, Faster Shipping on NecessitiesWal-Mart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
Toyota Recalls 79,000 Pickups; Steps in Bumper Could BreakToyota says it's recalling about 79,000 Tundra pickup trucks in the U.S., Canada and Central America because steps in the rear bumpers could break.
Coffee and a Slice? 7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza.
GM to Add or Keep 7,000 Jobs, Make $1B Factory InvestmentGeneral Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.
VW Pleads Guilty in Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees IndictedSix high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the automaker itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion — by far the biggest fine ever levied by the government against an automaker.
Second VW Employee Arrested Over Emissions SchemeThe Volkswagen executive who once was in charge of complying with U.S. emissions regulations was arrested during the weekend in Florida, the government said Monday.
Yahoo Deletes Tweet that Included Racial SlurYahoo Finance says it accidentally tweeted out a racial epithet when promoting a story about the cost of President-elect Donald Trump's plans to increase the size of the U.S. Navy.
Mercedes Recalls About 48K SUVs to Fix Air Bag SensorMercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 48,000 SUVs in the U.S. to fix a sensor problem that could stop the front passenger air bag from inflating in a crash.