Texas bombings mastermind made confession video before blowing self up

The serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorized Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video confession on a cell phone found after he blew himself up on Wednesday as officers closed in to make an arrest, police said. Mark Conditt an unemployed man from the suburb of Pflugerville, detailed how he made all seven bombs… Read More Texas bombings mastermind made confession video before blowing self up

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for misuse of user data, promises tougher restriction policies

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information. The world’s largest social media network is facing growing government scrutiny in Europe and the United States about… Read More Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for misuse of user data, promises tougher restriction policies

Arizona police release footage of Uber self-driving car fatal collision with pedestrian

Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles. The video, taken from inside the Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle that Uber has used for testing, shows… Read More Arizona police release footage of Uber self-driving car fatal collision with pedestrian