Page Not Found: A Brief History of the 404 Error

The notorious 404 error, “Not Found,” is often, not totally erroneously, referred to as “the last page of the internet.” It’s an obligatory heads-up with an outsize reputation; it is a meme and a punch line. Bad puns abound. The error has been printed in comics and on T-shirts, an

FCC Wants to Kill Net Neutrality. Congress Will Pay the Price

FCC chair Ajit Pai’s plan to repeal net neutrality provisions and reclassify broadband providers from “common carriers” to “information services” is an unprecedented giveaway to big broadband providers and a danger to the internet. The move would mean the FCC would have almost no oversight authority over broadband providers like

Senate Suspends Bill Votes to Friday Morning: Tax Debate Update

The Senate tax bill is headed for a marathon debate this week after Republican leaders brought the measure to the floor Wednesday with the goal of holding a final vote by the end of the week. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day: Senate Republicans Scramble to Salvage

Bitcoin hits a record high of $10,000

Image: SPF/Shutterstock It seems unreal, but it’s true: The price of digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has just hit $10,000.  The all-time-high milestone comes after a period of ultra-fast growth, in which the price of Bitcoin rose from about $3,000 to $10,000 in less than three months. And on Jan. 1, 2017,

CNN had the perfect response to Trump’s latest attack

Ouch.Image: NurPhoto via Getty Images Donald Trump can’t stop getting dunked on by news organizations. On Saturday, Donald Trump took to Twitter for one of his favorite activities: attacking CNN (now in 280 characters!). Clapback of the year 😩👏🏽👏🏽 — fk off wit ur xmas names its still november morons

Bitcoin hit a new record high over Thanksgiving weekend

The price of one bitcoin passed $9,000.Image: ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/GETTY images Bitcoin is getting closer and closer to $10,000.  The cryptocurrency hit a record high of $9,033 per bitcoin early Sunday morning. The price rose steadily over the weekend and surpassed $9,000 at around 6:40 a.m. UTC (1:40 a.m. ET), according

Trump Vows to Revive Total Disaster Consumer Bureau With Mulvaney

A high-stakes legal clash is unfolding over President Donald Trump’s temporary pick to run Elizabeth Warren’s favorite bank regulator, and the White House is holding its ground. Trump on Friday said he’s naming White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to be the temporary head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

New Uber CEO Keeps Finding Horrors at Every Turn

The appointment of Dara Khosrowshahi as head of cyberattack Uber had been concealing since last year that exposed personal data on 57 million customers and drivers globally. The company, which said it had paid hackers $100,000 to delete the data and keep quiet, disclosed the incident in a statement to

Philippine GDP Growth Exceeds 6% for a Ninth Consecutive Quarter

The Philippine economy grew more than 6 percent for a ninth consecutive quarter, cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding in the world. Key Points Gross domestic product increased 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, the Philippine Statistics Authority said in Manila Thursday, after expanding

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart. After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high following the cancellation of a technology upgrade on Nov. 8, the largest cryptocurrency came roaring back in early trading Monday before fluctuating between gains and

Sean Hannity is losing advertisers over his coverage of Roy Moore

Sean Hannity in January 2017.Image: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Sean Hannity’s been reluctant to distance himself from Roy Moore. So now Hannity’s advertisers are distancing themselves from him. SEE ALSO: So many politicians gave the same terrible response to the Roy Moore abuse allegations Keurig, Green Mountain Coffee (which