Uber settled its headline-grabbing lawsuit with Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo. The ride-hailing giant will pay its competitor $245 million to bring the legal drama to an end. Waymo accused Uber of stealing trade secrets related to driverless technology.
The second government shutdown in less than a month is over. 73 House Democrats voted in favor of the massive spending bill while 67 Republicans voted against it. The bill includes almost $90 billion for disaster relief.
Call it a holy hacking! The Vatican's news website was breached by a Belgian hacker who said he was proving a point about the importance of cybersecurity. The hacker changed the headline of an article to "Pope Francis Declares the Lord Is an Onion."