Richard Branson shares dramatic photos following bicycle accident

Branson says his life flashed before his eyes during the accident. Image:  Helen Clarke/Virgin.com Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was recently injured in a serious bike accident while cycling on Virgin Gorda, an island in the British Virgin Islands. Branson shared images of his injuries after the accident and described what had happened in a blog post Friday. SEE ALSO: Why Virgin America's...

WhatsApp changes privacy policy in order to coordinate with Facebook

Image: Justin Sullivan/getty images Big changes are coming to WhatsApp. On Thursday, WhatsApp announced in a blog post it will begin sharing phone numbers and analytics data of its users with its parent company, Facebook. It is the first time in four years the company's terms and privacy policy are going to be updated. Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion back in...

WhatsApps Privacy Cred Just Took a Big Hit

For the first time since even before Facebook acquired it in a whopping $19 billion acquisition two years ago, WhatsApp has changed its terms of service. This time, youll want to read them very closely. Under the new user agreement, WhatsApp will share the phone numbers of people using the service with Facebook, along with analytics such as what devices...

Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta. On Friday, Gupta told investors that Uber's losses mounted in the second quarter. Even in the U.S., where Uber had turned...

Worlds First Art Exhibition For Dogs

If you thought art was only for humans, we’ve got news for you. Last Friday, Dominic Wilcox opened the world’s first art exhibition for dogs – ‘Play More’. Titles ‘Play More’, the exhibition was open for just 2 days in London last week. It featured a bunch of interactive installations that helped stimulate the four-legged furballs physically and mentally. From...

Authentication startup Auth0 raises $15M as it beefs up security features

Identity-as-a-service startup Auth0 (pronounced auth zero) has raised $15 million in Series B funding. CEO Jon Gelsey said that for many website and mobile app developers, integrating with different login systems can turn into a big headache and also create security risks. So the company helps those developers manage identity and authentication, whether thats through social logins like Facebook and...

Here Are the Ways Employers May Be Shortchanging Your 401(k)

American workers often fail to scrutinize the details of their 401(k) planstheyre just happy to have one and trust their nest egg will grow. But more lawyers are saying that the guy with the horns and hooves appears if you look hard enough. Class-action law firms are furiously investigating retirement savings plans offered by a wide range of corporations and nonprofits, including universities. A mounting number of lawsuits against plans allege excessive fees and a lack of...

Tesla Unveils the Worlds Fastest Production Car: 0 to 60 in 2.5 Seconds

Teslas Model S was already the fastest four-door sedan in the world. In Ludicrous Mode, it had the speediest zero-to 60 jump of any car under $200,000. But this, apparently, wasnt ludicrous enough. On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk released a new, 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for the dual-motor versions of the Model S and Model X. The upgrade makes the Model S...

First on CNN: FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters, others

(CNN)Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at The New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter.   The intrusions, detected in recent months, are under investigation by the FBI and other US security agencies. Investigators so far believe that Russian...

How to Digitally Erase All Your Stuff When You Quit Your Job

It’s your last day at your job. There will be tears! Between the cheesy sendoff at the morning meeting and the after-work happy hour, you have to do something very important: back up all your stuff and securely clear your computer. Be smart about it with these steps. Back It Up Before wiping out your computer entirely, make sure to backup...