SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and said the company would make changes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence that U.S. tax cuts and government spending will boost the economy and inflation and lead to more aggressive future tightening.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The man accused of carrying out a three-week bombing spree that killed two people in Texas before blowing himself up as police closed in on him was a 23-year-old unemployed man from suburban Austin, authorities said on Wednesday.
Faced with mounting trade offensives from Washington, China is preparing to hit back with tit-for-tat tariffs aimed at President Trump’s support base, including levies targeting U.S. agricultural exports from Farm Belt states.
Chinese President Xi Jinping moved to further strengthen the Communist Party’s dominance with an order to eliminate some government bodies and puts decision-making powers in the party’s hands in areas including foreign affairs and religious policy.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a market-friendly leader and one of Washington’s allies in Latin America, resigned after a secretly recorded video appeared to show his allies trying to buy off an opposition lawmaker to sway a coming impeachment vote.
A team of neuroscientists are inching closer to developing the tools needed to decipher the brain. Now, the team has demonstrated how these proteins can be used as tools to regulate the activity of individual neurons in the brain through changes in temperature. These tools will advance fundamental brain research and potentially lead to 'deep brain stimu […]