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Executive Q&A Melissa Phillips: Door-opening temp job opens doors for young AT&T exec

Ironically, Melissa Phillips, AT&T director of sales in Oklahoma, started with the company in a temp job as a store greeter...

Life

How to stop polarization 'virus' from spreading

Polarization is manifested in several ways, especially when it comes to hot-button issues like politics, religion and...

Health

He's still standing: Elton John to finish New Zealand tour

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Elton John intends to play his remaining shows in New Zealand this week, his tour promoters said...

Business

German court halts site preparation for Tesla factory

A German court has temporarily halted the site preparation for Tesla Inc.'s first electric car factory in Europe.The Higher...

Crime

Software glitches force Dominican Republic to suspend vote

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Problems with electronic voting systems forced the Dominican Republic to suspend...

Business

Insider Q&A: Facebook VP of Messenger discusses privacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, Stan Chudnovsky oversees the Messenger chat app that's used by well over 1 billion people...

News

Israeli army: Hamas hackers tried to 'seduce' soldiers

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers'...

Sports

Barcelona's Twitter accounts hacked after team's league win

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona's Twitter accounts were hacked after the team's 2-1 home win over Getafe in the Spanish...

News

Diversity test: 2020 Democrats seek their fortunes in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada, candidates in the still-crowded field are jumping...

News

Shift to digital census raises fear of Iowa-like breakdown

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The stakes are high when a major civic exercise involves a large population, new technology that has not...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is raising the minimum salary for minor league players in 2021, according to a memo...

Health

Overwatch esports games moved from China to Seoul amid virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The Overwatch League is relocating scheduled esports matches from three cities in China to Seoul due to the...

Health

Business Highlights

—-Negative interest rates turn saving, borrowing upside downFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — These are strange times for borrowers and...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stock indexes finished mostly higher on Wall Street Friday as technology, real estate and utilities companies outweighed losses...

Business

Facebook's influencers nod shows murky side of campaign ads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's green light for political campaigns to pay prominent social media users to spread their...

Health

US stocks post small gains, major indexes up for the week

Wall Street closed out a wobbly day of trading Friday with the major stock indexes notching their second straight weekly...

Business

3 employees suspended in $4M Puerto Rico online scam

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government said Friday that it suspended three employees as federal agents...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Feb. 10-Feb. 14.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAgnico Eagle Mines Ltd g .20 from...

Health

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Business

2 Japanese businessmen charged in tech hardware price fixing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A grand jury charged two Japanese businessmen for their role in an alleged global conspiracy to fix prices...

Business

US's Pelosi urges countries to steer clear of Huawei for 5G

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed Friday to an audience in Germany for countries to steer clear of Chinese...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Health

Feds probing how personal Medicare info gets to marketers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog is launching a nationwide probe into how marketers may be getting seniors’ personal...

News

Sex tapes sink Macron's candidate, spark outrage in France

PARIS (AP) — Rivals from across France's political spectrum joined in a chorus of alarm and dismay Friday and warned that...

Business

Volkswagen offers 830 mln-euro diesel settlement in Germany

Automaker Volkswagen has offered 830 million euros as a settlement for owners of diesel vehicles that used software to mask...

Business

Zuckerberg accepts that Facebook may have to pay more tax

LONDON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to throw his support behind international reforms that would require Silicon...

Business

Global Consumer Batteries Market 2020-2025 - Market Forecast to Reach US$50 billion by 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2020--The "Consumer Batteries - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added...

Business

Tesla prices its second offering of stock at $767 apiece

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla priced its second offering of stock at $767 apiece Friday.An announcement Thursday that Tesla...

Business

US brings new charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and several...

Business

Space-Based Solar Power (2018 to 2024): Overview of Emerging Market Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2020--The "Space-Based Solar Power: Market Opportunities" report has been added to...

Business

Global Onshore Wind Turbine Market - Featuring Enercon, Nordex & Envision Energy Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2020--The "Onshore Wind Turbine Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

Health

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. ‘WHAT A SAD...

Business

India keeps lid on Kashmir's internet 6 months into lockdown

NEW DELHI (AP) — Six months after India's government stripped restive Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and enforced a total...

Health

Asian stocks rebound from early losses as virus toll grows

Shares rebounded in Asia on Friday after an early sell-off, though Japan's benchmark declined as investors reacted to news of a...

News

New exhibit examines ballet's lasting influence on fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu. It may...

Business

American and Alaska strike deal around Seattle flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Alaska Airlines say they will cooperate more closely on West Coast service, including new...

Business

Ex-Waymo driver accused of deliberately causing crash

PHOENIX (AP) — A man described as a disgruntled former Waymo driver has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately crashing a...

Business

In win for Amazon, judge freezes work on Pentagon contract

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered a temporary halt of Microsoft's work on a $10 billion military cloud...

News

Nevada Democrats unveil new caucus plan after Iowa chaos

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democrats have released a revamped plan for the Feb. 22 caucuses, adding measures intended to avoid a...

Business

Newtown families in lawsuit get access to shooter's computer

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Families of those killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting will have access to the shooter's...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Major stock indexes closed with modest losses Thursday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street that snapped a three-day...

News

MIT: Hackers could alter ballots in widely used voting app

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An internet voting app that has been used in pilots in West Virginia, Denver, Oregon and Utah has...

Business

Free tax filing has confused many Americans. Here's help.

The majority of individual taxpayers in the U.S. are eligible to file their taxes online for free, yet many may be unaware or...

Crime

Ex-Navy Yard worker to serve 6 months for lying to FBI

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a former Philadelphia Navy Yard worker on Thursday to six months in prison for...

Crime

Puerto Rico online scam targeted more than $4M amid crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An online scam that targeted Puerto Rican agencies attempted to steal more than $4 million, police...

Business

Southwest again delays expected return date for Boeing Max

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it has removed the grounded Boeing 737 Max from its schedule for another two...

Business

NASCAR signs Verizon to upgrade wireless, wifi at 12 tracks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR announced a deal with Verizon on Thursday intended to give fans at its 12 racetracks better...

Health

Spain disputes tech show was canceled for health motives

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair insisted Thursday that they canceled the...

Business

Global Water Meters, Water Quality Sensors & Water Leak Detection Market, 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2020--The "Water Meters, Water Quality Sensors and Water Leak Detection: Global Markets"...

Health

Stormy US-Europe relations as top officials head to Munich

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy priorities stand at pivotal moments as two high-level...

Business

Twitter, Facebook fined for not moving user data to Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow fined Twitter and Facebook 4 million rubles each Thursday for refusing to store the personal...

Business

Intersolar North America Welcomes Thousands of Attendees at First Year in San Diego

PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2020--Intersolar North America (#isna2020), the first major solar + storage event of...

Business

Global Geothermal Power Equipment Market (2017 to 2028) - Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Other Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2020--The "Global Geothermal Power Equipment Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to...

Business
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HostBridge Technology bridges gap between legacy mainframes, emerging mobile technologies

STILLWATER — Don’t look for a sign in downtown Stillwater advertising the presence of HostBridge Technology, which has...

Sports

Kings, Intel announce plans for new R&D center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings and Intel announced plans Thursday for the NBA’s first research and development...

Business

Official: Puerto Rico govt loses $2.6M in phishing scam

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government has lost more than $2.6 million after falling for an email phishing scam,...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Technology stocks led a broadly rally for stocks on Wall Street Wednesday that pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to...

Health

Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to more record highs.Technology...

Business

BP lays out long-term ambition to achieve net-zero emissions

LONDON (AP) — Energy producer BP said Wednesday it wants to eliminate or offset all carbon emissions from its operations and...

News

Report: Census Bureau at risk of not being ready for count

With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, the U.S. Census Bureau is behind in recruiting...

Health

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Feb. 11The Wall Street Journal on Sen. Bernie Sanders...

Health

Virus worries force cancellation of major tech show in Spain

LONDON (AP) — Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair are pulling the plug over worries about the viral...

Health

Organizers of major tech show in Barcelona, Spain, say they’re cancelling over worries about viral outbreak from China

LONDON (AP) — Organizers of major tech show in Barcelona, Spain, say they’re cancelling over worries about viral outbreak from...

Business

White House claims Huawei equipment has backdoor for spying

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese company Huawei can secretly tap into communications through the networking equipment it sells...

News

Study shows explosive growth in time spent streaming TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming services like Netflix or Hulu account for 19% of television viewing in the United States now for...

Business

Global Silica Analyzer Market Analysis & Trends (2018 to 2028) - Featuring Waltron Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific & Swan Analytische Instrumente Among...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2020--The "Global Silica Analyzer Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028" report...

Business

Dutch police: Letter bomb contained extortion demand

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A letter bomb that detonated Wednesday in an Amsterdam mail sorting center was sent by an...

News

Macron to get hybrid car as France steps up climate fight

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government announced a raft of plans Wednesday to curb its carbon emissions,...

Business

Global Dust Control Systems Market Drivers, Restraints, Trends & Opportunities Over the Forecast Period, 2018-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2020--The "Global Dust Control Systems Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028"...

Business

Scandinavian Airlines pulls ad after online criticism

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines has temporarily removed an online ad after criticism on social media,...

Business

Global Flexible AC Transmission Systems Market Drivers & Restraints, 2018-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2020--The "Global Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) Market Analysis & Trends - Industry...

Business

UK announces plan to fine firms for harmful online content

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it will give regulators the power to fine social media companies for harmful material...

Business

Iranian minister apologizes over mock spacesuit post

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s information minister apologized Wednesday for posting a photo on Twitter of what appeared to be a...

Health

Esports league starts strong on ambitious global schedule

NEW YORK (AP) — They stood, they cheered, they booed and they boozed. Turns out, esports fans in New York aren’t much different...

Business

SoftBank's profit drop amid WeWork worries, Sprint approval

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. said its profit for the last quarter dropped amid worries...

Health

Asian shares rise despite worries about virus outbreak

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Wednesday, although the outbreak of a new virus in the region continued to weigh on...

Business

NTSB releases details in 2 crashes involving Tesla Autopilot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X slammed into a concrete barrier had previously...

News

New Twitter tool links users to accurate census information

Twitter has rolled out a new tool to help users find accurate information about this year's U.S. Census.People who search for...

Health

Businesses struggle to fix supply chains disrupted by virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese authorities are struggling to strike a delicate balance between containing a viral outbreak and...

Business

Equifax hack highlights China interest in U.S. personal data

BOSTON (AP) — In 2014, the Obama administration accused five Chinese military agents of targeting Pittsburgh-area industrial...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to all-time highs for the second straight...

Business

AP Explains: What T-Mobile takeover of Sprint means for you

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint could mean higher or lower phone bills, depending on whom you ask.A...

Business

Samsung's new foldable phone: Cheaper, but still a novelty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, its second attempt to sell consumers...

Business

Price worries remain after judge OKs T-Mobile's Sprint deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has cleared a major path for T-Mobile to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, citing T-Mobile's track...

News

How the Iowa caucuses 'broke down in every way possible'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Days before the Iowa caucuses, Democratic Party activist Lindsey Ellickson prepared to run her Cedar...

Health

Virus fears play out ahead of shrinking global tech event

LONDON (AP) — The impact on travel and commerce from the viral outbreak in China is playing out ahead of one of the world's...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations2. Minecraft, Mojang3. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH4. FlickType Keyboard,...

Business

London police deploy face scan tech, stirring privacy fears

LONDON (AP) — London police started using facial recognition cameras on Tuesday to automatically scan for wanted people, as...

Business

PCI Successfully Takes Multiple Market Participants Live with SPP’s New Settlement Management System (SMS) Upgrade

NORMAN, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--Power Costs, Inc. (PCI), the leading provider of end-to-end software solutions...

Health

Elbow bumps and bows: Singapore air show opens despite virus

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's air show took off Tuesday with the usual ribbon cutting and displays of aerial prowess, as many...

Business

IMPA Service Corp Selects Tantalus to Deliver Purpose-Built Smart Grid to 61 Member Utilities

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--IMPA Service Corp has selected smart-grid technology leader Tantalus Systems to...

Business

A federal judge has approved T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, removing a major obstacle in wireless shakeup

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has approved T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, removing a major obstacle in wireless...

Business

Global Gas Chromatography Market Analysis, Trends & Forecast to 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--The "Global Gas Chromatography Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028"...

Business

Amid uncertainty, French wine industry puts itself on show

PARIS (AP) — France's big wine industry, shaken by U.S. President Trump’s painful tariff hikes and the threat of climate...

Health

Daimler profits slump as auto industry comes under pressure

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, saw profit slump in 2019 and turned in a loss for the fourth...

Health

Global stock turn higher as investors watch virus impact

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher on Tuesday, at least temporarily shaking off jitters about China's virus...

Business

Budgets boost plans to deepen Mississippi River in Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend more than $85 million this year on a project to deepen the main...

News

Navigant Research Report Finds Global Annual Market for Energy IT and Cybersecurity for Software and Services Is Expected to Reach $32 Billion by 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the drivers, barriers, and regional...

Business

Global Smart Water Management Market Forecast (2019 to 2024) - Services are the Most Promising Offering in the Smart Water Management Market -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--The "Smart Water Management Market by Water Meters (AMR & AMI), Solutions (EAM, Network...

Business

China denies cybertheft following Equifax accusations

BEIJING (AP) — China denied involvement in any hacking activities on Tuesday after the United States indicted four members of...

Business

Model aircraft hobbyists fight back against drone rule

Proposed federal rules to monitor drones in flight also would affect a group of hobbyists who build and fly model airplanes....

Business

US counterintel strategy emphasizes protection of democracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's top counterintelligence official said Monday that he was concerned Russia or other...

Business

US says Chinese military stole masses of Americans' data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the...

Business

Trump budget targets loan program that could help Lordstown

DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration’s budget proposal scraps a loan program that could help an upstart electric vehicle...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, led by gains in technology companies and retailers.The latest gains, which...

Business

Amazon wants to question Trump over losing $10B contract bid

Amazon wants President Donald Trump to submit to questioning over the tech company's losing bid for a $10 billion military...

Business

Can't touch this: Real slot machines controlled online

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Slot machines, the bread and butter of the casino industry, long ago lost their nicknames as...

Sports

New 'smart mound' can help analyze pitchers' efficiency

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut pitcher Michael Delease was throwing fastballs inside the Center for Motion...

Business

A bridge too far? UK looks at linking Scotland, N Ireland

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Monday it is seriously studying the feasibility of a bridge between Scotland and...

Health

Sony, Amazon, others drop out of big tech show over virus

LONDON (AP) — Two big Japanese companies are the latest to pull out of a major European technology show due to fears over the...

Business

Xerox says it will offer $35B for HP after rejections

NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox says it will raise its offer for computer and printer maker HP to nearly $35 billion after a lower bid...

Business

Video of Pelosi brings renewed attention to 'cheapfakes'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The issue of misleading political messages on social media has arisen again, as President Donald Trump...

Business

Justice Department charges four Chinese hackers with breaking into computer networks of Equifax, stealing personal data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department charges four Chinese hackers with breaking into computer networks of Equifax, stealing...

Business

Volvo Cars and owner Geely consider merger deal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo Cars and its owner Chinese automaker Geely Holding said Monday they are...

Business

Global Automotive Fuel Cell Market is Estimated to be 13.6 Thousand Units in 2020 & Projected to Reach 932.6 Thousand Units by 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2020--The "Automotive Fuel Cell Market by Component (Fuel Processor, Fuel Stack, Power...

Business

Outlook for the Global Energy Storage Industry (2020) - Growth in 2020 Will Be Largely Determined by the United States, China, and South Korea -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2020--The "Outlook for the Global Energy Storage Industry, 2020" report has been added to...

News

Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre:Best picture:...

Business

Issue 15 - Global Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker: Potential Acquisitions, Investments, Partnerships, and Implementation - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 10, 2020--The "Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker - Issue 15" report has been added to...

Business

Solar Orbiter blasts off to capture 1st look at sun's poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to...

Business

Space station delivery from Virginia nixed at last minute

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Northrop Grumman delayed a space station delivery from Virginia on Sunday because of trouble with...

Business

The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times...

Crime

Pope to Web companies: guard against human traffickers' bait

VATICAN CITY (AP) —Pope Francis called on internet-based companies Sunday to be vigilant about keeping human traffickers from...

Business

Iran again fails to put satellite into orbit amid US worries

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, state television reported, the latest...

Business

Unique Illinois privacy law leads to $550M Facebook deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Pezen, Carlo Licata and Nimesh Patel are among millions of people who have been tagged in Facebook photos...

Business

Meacham: Funding program boosts Oklahoma innovation

My mantra of investing, as any regular reader of this column knows, is capital begets capital. That's why Oklahoma's unique,...

Business

It's OK to reject your rental car. Here are five cases where you should ask for another

Older vehicles are more likely to break down or leave you with a frivolous damage claim.

Business

Defective software could have doomed Boeing's crew capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Defective software could have doomed Boeing's crew capsule during its first test flight, a botched...

Business

Macy's is closing 125 stores soon: Is your location on the map?

Is your Macy's store on the chopping block?

Business

Barr's call for U.S. control of 5G providers quickly rebuked

NEW YORK (AP) — Trump administration officials, increasingly intent on preventing Chinese global technological domination, keep...

Health

Economic impact of virus widens as Ericsson exits trade show

BEIJING (AP) — More than a month after the outbreak of China's deadly virus, the economic damage is being felt by more...

Health

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even...

Health

S&P 500 slips for first time this week as momentum stalls

Wall Street closed out the market’s best week in eight months Friday with a broad slide as technology and health care stocks...

Health

No handshakes at meet and greet? Tech show adapts to virus

LONDON (AP) — A major European technology trade fair has a low-tech idea for reducing virus risks: go hands-free.Organizers of...

Business

Software glitches force GM to recall pickups for 2nd time

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling about 162,000 full-size pickup trucks worldwide for a second time because of faulty...

Business

Uber, AbbVie rise; Wynn, Myrian Genetics fall on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:Uber Technologies Inc., up $3.54 to $40.63The...

Health

As Americans sour on milk, could these famous dairy brands disappear from your fridge?

Americans have soured on traditional milk, and the fallout is spilling into the dairy aisle.

News

Global Zinc-Bromine Battery Market Drivers, Restraints & Opportunities During the Forecast Period, 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2020--The "Zinc-Bromine Battery Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends,...

News

Cyborgs, trolls and bots: A guide to online misinformation

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyborgs, trolls and bots can fill the internet with lies and half-truths. Understanding them is key to learning...

Business

Global Report on the Thin-Film Solar Cell Market: (2020-2024) - Drivers, Challenges and Market Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2020--The "Global Thin-Film Solar Cell Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2024)" report...

Business

Global Electric Vehicle Component Market to Generate a Value of $157.4 Billion by 2025 from $22.2 Billion in 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2020--The "Electric Vehicle Component Market Research Report: By Component, End Use,...

Business

This odd map of Oklahoma went (kind of) viral

Late last month, a curious photo showed up on Reddit, the massively popular social media website that acts like a topic-based...

Health

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Asian stock markets retreated Friday following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports.Market benchmarks in...

Business

Barr warns against Chinese 'dominance' in wireless networks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr waded into ongoing diplomatic tensions between the United States and China on...

Health

Experts scramble, but new virus vaccine may not come in time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The flu-like virus that exploded from China has researchers worldwide once again scrambling to find a vaccine...

Business

Uber loses $1.1B investing in food delivery, driverless cars

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is still losing money as it expands its food delivery business and develops technology for driverless...

Business

Boeing gets good and bad news on its grounded 737 Max plane

LONDON (AP) — Boeing has found a new problem with changes it is making to software on the 737 Max, but the company says the...

Crime

Brazil judge rejects hacking accusation against Greenwald

SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge in Brazil’s capital on Thursday dismissed accusations that journalist Glenn Greenwald was involved in...

Business

National Oilwell Varco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) today reported fourth quarter 2019 revenues of...

Business

US lets autonomous vehicle bypass human-driver safety rules

DETROIT (AP) — For the first time, the U.S. government's highway safety agency has approved a company's request to deploy a...

News

New Hampshire officials confident they'll avoid Iowa chaos

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire voters rarely rubber-stamp the results of the Iowa caucuses. And they won't follow the lead...

Business

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today declared that the...

Business

Twitter, Tapestry rise; Qualcomm, Yum Brands fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday:Twitter Inc., up $5.02 to $38.41The messaging...

Business

A step ahead? Nike's Vaporfly shoe changing marathon game

To pick the favorites in this year's Olympic marathon, just glance at the shoes of the runners on the starting line.Anyone...

News

Sanders says he raised $25M in January, will bolster ad buys

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he raised a whopping $25 million in January and will use his presidential...

News

Insights on the Worldwide Anode Materials for Motive Lithium-Ion Batteries Market (2018-2024): Technological Advances and Emerging Opportunities in Graphite...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--The "Graphite, Silicon, Metal, and Other Anode Materials for Motive Lithium-Ion...

Health

Chinese scientists ask for patent on US drug to fight virus

BEIJING (AP) — Scientists in the city at the center of China’s virus outbreak have applied to patent a drug made by U.S....

Business

Twitter shares jump on rise in user numbers, revenue

Shares in Twitter jumped Thursday after the social media company said revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts in the latest...

Health

Virus impact: Airlines extend flights suspensions

BEIJING (AP) — Airlines are extending their suspension of flights to mainland China, while more retailers are putting an...

Business

Huawei, guarding US business, says Verizon violated patents

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei accused U.S. phone company Verizon of violating its patents in a lawsuit Thursday,...

Business

Sourcewater Launches DirtWork AlertTM Satellite Intelligence for Permian Basin Sitework

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--Sourcewater, Inc., announced DirtWork Alert, a patented oilfield satellite intelligence...

Business

Global Geotechnical Instrumentation & Monitoring Market Expected to Generate a Revenue of $6.1 Billion with a CAGR of 11.8%, by 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--The "Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring Market Research Report: By Component,...

Business

Italian Electric Bus Charging Station Market Estimated to Reach a Value of $44.8 Million in 2025 with a CAGR of 20.3% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--The "Italian Electric Bus Charging Station Market Research Report: By Type, Power,...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows Commercial Lighting Controls Revenue Is Expected to Experience a 5% Compound Annual Growth Rate from 2019-2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 6, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for lighting...

Business

Nokia reports higher profit, boosts 5G investments

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia Corp. has reported a rise in fourth-quarter earnings mainly due to cost...

Health

China cuts tariffs on $75B of US imports in trade truce

BEIJING (AP) — China cut tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports including soybeans, pork and auto parts Thursday in a trade...

Business

Human Mode's latest project simplifies VR world-building

Human Mode has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Massive Loop, a project that lets people build their own virtual reality...

Life

Disney Plus hits nearly 29M subscribers

NEW YORK — Disney said its Disney Plus streaming service reached nearly 29 million paid subscribers in less than three months,...

Business

Facebook, YouTube: Firm must stop scraping faces from sites

Facebook joined YouTube, Twitter and payment service Venmo on Wednesday in demanding that a facial recognition company stop...

Business

Paycom: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Paycom Software Inc. (PAYC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $45.4 million.On a...

Business

LinkedIn CEO steps aside after 11 years, says time is right

NEW YORK (AP) — The LinkedIn professional networking service is getting a new CEO.Jeff Weiner will become executive chairman...

News

Global Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Market 2016-2025: Featuring Pristine Sun, Suntech Power, Schott Solar & SunPower Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Market by Technology, by Grid Type, and by End-Use:...

News

US conducts test flight of unarmed Minuteman 3 missile

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from California...

Business

Global Report on the Automotive Lithium - Ion Battery Market (2014 to 2024) - Featuring LG Chem, Tesla, BYD Co. & GS Yuasa Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "Automotive Lithium - Ion Battery Market Research Report: By Vehicle Type, Battery...

Business

Facebook takes down anti-Semitic page, governor says

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Facebook has agreed to shutter the public page of a group the administration has identified as...

News

Photos of 'king tides' globally show risks of climate change

DEPOE BAY, Ore. (AP) — Tourists, nature lovers and amateur scientists are whipping out their cameras to document the effects of...

Business

Global Energy-Based Aesthetic Devices Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 10.4% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "Energy-Based Aesthetic Devices Market Research Report: By Technology, Application,...

Business

AI in Energy Management Market Industry - Opportunity Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "AI in Energy Management Market Research Report: By Type, Solution, Application,...

Business

Global High Power LED Market Expected to Witness a Growth with a CAGR of 5.3% Over the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "High Power LED Market Research Report by Wattage, Application, Geographical Outlook...

Health

Global Micro Battery Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 18.4% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--The "Micro Battery Market Research Report: By Type, Capacity, Rechargeability,...

News

Navigant Research Report Finds Smart Pole Deployments Are Expected to Experience a 50% Compound Annual Growth Rate Through 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research provides global market forecasts of smart...

Health

Asian shares up on China efforts despite virus worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday on optimism that China's latest actions may help curtail some of the expected economic...

Crime

Online conspiracy theories flourish after Iowa caucus fiasco

CHICAGO (AP) — Monday night could not have gone better for online troublemakers who have spent years propagating false or...

News

Iowa trouble was closer to home than foreign interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into this week's Iowa caucuses, U.S. election officials were on high alert for a repeat attempt to...

News

Iowa disaster prompts Nevada Dems to drop caucus tech plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reacting to tech troubles in Iowa, Nevada Democrats scrapped plans to use similar technology at their caucuses...

Business

Intersolar North America Kicks Off 12th Annual Event in San Diego

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2020--Intersolar North America (#isna2020), the first major solar + energy storage event of...

Business

Disney Plus hits nearly 29M subscribers in 3 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney said its Disney Plus streaming service reached nearly 29 million paid subscribers in less than three...

Business

Maker of glitchy Iowa caucus app has Democratic Party ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The little-known technology start-up under scrutiny after the meltdown of the Iowa Democratic caucuses on...

News

Avalanche of issues takes out Iowa plan for high-tech caucus

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — What went wrong with the Iowa Democratic Party’s high-tech plan to speed up the reporting of caucus...

Business

Twitter to label altered media, remove if it may cause harm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter will begin to label and in some cases remove doctored or manipulated photos, audio and videos that...

Crime

Dragon Con co-founder reaches plea deal in hacking case

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A co-founder of Dragon Con has reached a plea deal in a case that accused him and three others,...

Business

US antitrust chief leaving Google probe because of lobbying

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department official leading the investigation of big tech companies’ market dominance is stepping...

Business

News groups protest govt. limits on use of economic data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and four other news organizations on Tuesday urged the Labor Department to reverse its...

Health

Hyundai halts Korea output as China outbreak fallout spreads

WASHINGTON (AP) —Hyundai Motors is suspending production in South Korea, a sign that the economic fallout from China's viral...

Business

California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system

California’s secretary of state on Friday approved Los Angeles County’s new publicly owned computerized voting system — a first...

Business

Ferrari CEO less worried about China weakness than Hong Kong

MILAN (AP) — Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri said Tuesday the Italian luxury sports car maker could shift deliveries to other...

Business

FTC sues to block Harry's sale to Schick owner Edgewell

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal antitrust regulators say a proposed merger that would combine old-school shaving company Schick with...

Business

Millennial Money: You’re an online fraud target — fight back

Millennials grew up online. From making their first screen names with America Online in the ’90s and poking around chatrooms,...

Business

Irish regulator probes Google, Tinder over data processing

LONDON (AP) — Irish regulators have launched separate inquiries into Google and dating app Tinder over how they process user...

Business

AWC Frac Valve Rebrands with Launch of New Flagship Large-Bore API 6A Frac Valve

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2020--AWC Frac Valves, Inc. kicks off 2020 by rebranding to AWC Frac Technology as they...

News

The Latest: Dems say delay due to coding error, results soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses (all times local):8:45 a.m.The Iowa Democratic...

Business

UK boosts climate effort by banning new gas vehicles by 2035

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Tuesday that it plans to ban the sale of new gas and diesel cars by 2035 — five years earlier...

News

Navigant Research Report Shows Market for Monitoring and Control of Solar and Wind Assets Is Expected to Experience a 12.5% Compound Annual Growth Rate from...

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for monitoring and...

Health

Sony warns of China virus impact on raised forecast for year

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. warned Tuesday that forecasts and results were at risk...

Business

Pompeo message in Europe, Central Asia trip: Beware of China

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — The countries Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited on a five nation-tour over the last week...

Health

Asia shares gain, Shanghai up slightly after Wall St rebound

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite up 0.2% after a rebound on Wall Street...

Health

China virus death toll rises to 425, total cases now 20,438

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in mainland China from the new type of virus has risen to 425, with the total number of cases now...

Health

Google 4Q revenue grew, but not enough for Wall Street

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's revenue grew, but Wall Street wanted more.Parent company Alphabet's stock fell more than 4% after...

Business

Window opens for tribes to seek licenses for internet access

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission opened a window Monday for federally recognized tribes to apply...

News

Official disputes account of attempted suicide by inmate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A top official in the Mississippi prison system says an attorney's account that an inmate recently...

Health

Rush Limbaugh says he has advanced lung cancer, tells radio listeners he will miss shows for treatment.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rush Limbaugh says he has advanced lung cancer, tells radio listeners he will miss shows for treatment.

Business

YouTube: No 'deepfakes' or 'birther' videos in 2020 election

Better late than never, YouTube is making clear there will be no “birtherism” on its platform during this year's U.S....

Business

Global Electricity Meter Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast, 2019 - 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 3, 2020--The "Electricity Meter Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends,...

Health

UN health agency tackles misinformation over virus outbreak

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization chief has traveled a dozen times to monitor the Ebola response in violence-marred...

Business

Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

MADRID (AP) — Madrid's international airport was closed for over one hour on Monday due to the reported sighting of drones,...

Business

Technology Opportunities in the Electric Vehicle Battery Market, 2020 - LG Chemical, Panasonic Corporation, BYD & Samsung SDI - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 3, 2020--The "Technology Opportunities in the Electric Vehicle Battery Market" report has been...

News

Global Infrared Detector Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.5% During the Forecast Period, 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 3, 2020--The "Infrared Detector Market by Type (MCT, InGaAs, Pyroelectric, Thermopile,...

Business

GridBeyond Launches Operations in the United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 3, 2020--This is a key element of GridBeyond’s global expansion plans over the coming months. The...

News

A Worldwide Report on the Digital Pump Controller Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 3, 2020--The "Digital Pump Controller Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

Business

Teenage climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020...

Business

Super Bowl ads dialed up fun as an antidote to politics

NEW YORK (AP) — In the real world, political primaries are looming, impeachment is ongoing and heavy news never seems to stop....

Business

In fight to survive, US dairy farmers look for any tech edge

PICKETT, Wis. (AP) — At Rosendale Dairy, each of the 9,000 cows has a microchip implanted in an ear that workers can scan with...

Crime

US wants to return codebreaker's seized items to UK school

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. woman who said she was visiting England to do a study of the late World War II codebreaker and computing...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 8, 2020: Check out the multimedia interactive art installation 'Elemental Worlds' at Science Museum Oklahoma

"Elemental Worlds" lets visitors use digital drawing tools to decorate and color one of 12 animals that will come to life in...

Business

Task force says 'mission-driven' investors must help cabbies

A task force studying New York City's struggling taxi industry called Friday for “mission-driven” investors to help bail out...

Health

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

Facebook says it's working to limit the spread of misinformation and potentially harmful content about the coronavirus as bogus...

Business

Trump order seeks to reduce online sales of counterfeits

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that his administration hopes will cut down on the...

Life
Business

FCC: At least 1 phone company broke law by sharing location

At least one U.S. phone company likely broke the law by sharing data that can pinpoint the location of smartphone users, the...

Health

Stocks sink on fears virus outbreak will dent global economy

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday as fears spread through the markets that a virus outbreak emanating from China will...

Business

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

LONDON (AP) — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in...

Business

Amazon is big ... really, really big; workforce hits 500K

NEW YORK (AP) — Need more proof that Amazon is big? It came this week.Amazon's U.S. workforce has topped 500,000 for the first...

Sports

Track body sees risk in shoes tech but clears Nike design

MONACO (AP) — World Athletics cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design even though it acknowledged on...

Sports

Trio of former Duke players win NFL innovation competition

MIAMI (AP) — Imagine protective pads designed after a quick scan, then created within hours by a 3-D printer.Thinner, lighter...

Business

Waymo: Self-driving vehicle in manual mode at time of crash

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Waymo self-driving minivan operating in manual mode was involved in a rear-end collision in a Phoenix...

Business

How to binge on Oscar movies in cinemas for cheap

NEW YORK (AP) — At $15 a pop in major cities — and sometimes more — going to the cinema can easily break the bank.That's where...

Business

Online political ads: cheap, efficient and ripe for misuse

Older men in Arkansas might see a close-up photo of President Donald Trump pumping his fist in the air, along with a message...

Business

Atari plans to open video game-themed resorts in 8 US cities

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight video...

Business

Asia-Pacific Thin Film Battery Market is Projected to Witness a CAGR of Over 23% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2020--The "Asia Pacific Thin Film Battery Market, By Technology, By Battery Type, By Voltage...

Business

ViacomCBS names NBC exec to head CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — ViacomCBS has named George Cheeks as president and CEO of CBS Entertainment group starting March 23.He replaces...

Health

Stocks drop again after virus declared global emergency

Stock markets turned lower again on Friday after world health authorities declared the virus pandemic that has spread from...

Business

Utility Scale Energy Storage Platforms & Nanotechnology: Market Shares, Strategies & Forecasts (2020-2026) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2020--The "Utility Scale Energy Storage Platforms, and Nanotechnology: Market Shares, Market...

Business

Thorium Fuel Cycle: Emerging Markets & Opportunities to 2050 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2020--The "Thorium Fuel Cycle: Emerging Opportunities" report has been added to...

Health

Asia shares mixed as WHO says China virus a global emergency

Shares were mixed in Asia after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread from China...

Business

Hummer is making a comeback, but this time it's electric

DETROIT (AP) — The Hummer, once a gas-guzzling target for environmentalists, is making a comeback. But this time around it...

Business

Twitter, Pinterest crack down on voter misinformation

Twitter and Pinterest are taking new steps to root out voting misinformation designed to suppress participation in the November...

Business

Amazon's latest milestone: 150 million Prime members

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon had another prime holiday season.The online retailer said Thursday it has more than 150 million Prime...

Business

Ginni Rometty, 1st female CEO at IBM, to step down in April

ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) — Ginni Rometty, the first female CEO in IBM's century-long history, is leaving the helm in April.Rometty,...

Business

IBM CEOs over the century; first and only woman is leaving

IBM has had just one female CEO in its century-long history.Ginni Rometty took over the helm in January 2012. IBM announced...

Business

Dating apps face US inquiry over underage use, sex offenders

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A House subcommittee is investigating popular dating services such as Tinder and Bumble for allegedly...

Business

MoviePass may owe money to 12,000 subscribers as it files for bankruptcy liquidation

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass and its parent company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation late Tuesday and...

Business

Pompeo reassures Britain on US relations after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. and Britain would retain and enhance their...

Business

Uber, Lyft confirm Phoenix airport business as usual for now

PHOENIX (AP) — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they won't change their service at Phoenix Sky Harbor International...

Business

Washington State Municipality Puts a Cork in Non-Revenue Water with Sensus

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2020--From its roots as one of the oldest towns in Washington, the City of Walla Walla...

News

Global Fuel Cell Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 22% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2020--The "Global Fuel Cell Market (PEMFC, PAFC, MCFC & SOFC): Insights, Trends and Forecast...

Business

Opportune LLP Promotes Kent Landrum to Managing Director

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2020--Opportune LLP, a global provider of business advisory services to the energy industry,...

Business

State launches app for birth records, vehicle registrations

Oklahomans can now skip waiting in line to order a birth certificate or renew their vehicle registrations. The myOklahoma app...

Business

Navigant Research Report Finds Global Annual Revenue for Industrial and High Bay Lighting Is Expected to Reach $16.5 Billion by 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for industrial...

Business

UK automakers report drop in investment, production

LONDON (AP) — British auto production dropped for a third straight year in 2019, as carmakers continued to hold off on...

Business

Huawei races to replace Google apps for next smartphone

BEIJING (AP) — If you can make smartphone apps, Chinese tech giant Huawei wants you.The No. 2 global smartphone brand is...

Health

Asian markets tumble as fears over virus outbreak spread

Shares tumbled in Asia on Thursday as concern over the impact of the virus outbreak in China deepened.Taiwan's benchmark dived...

Business

Toyota's 2019 global vehicle sales trail Volkswagen's

TOKYO (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen has kept its lead as the world's largest automaker after Japanese rival Toyota...

Business

Apple, Broadcom told to pay Caltech $1.1B in patent lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday decided that Apple Inc. and Broadcom Inc. must pay $1.1 billion to the...

Business

Samsung predicts earnings improvement after sluggish 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its operating profit for the last quarter fell 33.7% from a...

Business

Facebook reports 4Q profit, user growth despite challenges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook had a strong fourth quarter, making more money on advertising and adding more users despite...

Business

Microsoft plows ahead in cloud business growth

Microsoft on Wednesday gave another solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, as it plows ahead in selling its cloud...

Business

Tennessee Valley Authority announces cut of 120 IT jobs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority announced it will eliminate up to 120 jobs in its information...

Business

Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack

GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation...

Business

Forbes Hungary recalls latest issue due to privacy case

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest issue of the Hungarian edition of Forbes magazine has been recalled from newsstands due to...

Business

The Latest: Goodell: Probe on Pats videotaping ongoing

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's news conference. (all times EST.)1:35 p.m.As for the latest probe...

Business

Keeping 'Friends' for itself at HBO Max dings AT&T profit

As entertainment companies roll out new streaming services, they're stocking them with the goodies from their own content...

Business

Man raises the bar and bridge with his marriage proposal

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A pair of civil engineers took their relationship to new heights atop a New Hampshire bridge.Dan Del...

Business

EU stops short of recommending ban on China's Huawei

LONDON (AP) — The European Union unveiled security guidelines for next generation high-speed wireless networks that stop short...

Business

Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series, 2019: Royal Dutch Shell plc - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--The "Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series: Royal Dutch Shell plc" report has been added to...

News

Cold Bore Technology Closes Deals & Installs SmartPAD Completions Technology with Two New Permian Fracking Operators

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--Cold Bore Technology Inc. (“Cold Bore”), a leader in completion optimization...

Business

Global Electric Utilities Market, 2020 - Procurement Intelligence Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--The "Global Electric Utilities Market - Procurement Intelligence Report" has been added...

Business

Intersolar North America Announces Line-Up for Solar Games Installer Competition

PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--Intersolar North America, the first major solar + energy storage event of 2020,...

Business

AG&P Expands Its Low CAPEX Solutions for Bunkering and LNG-to-power Vessels to Meet Rising Demand for Cleaner Fuel

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--Atlantic Gulf and Pacific (AG&P), the global downstream gas and LNG logistics...

Business

Hybrids lose edge but Edmunds picks 5 still worth buying

Buying a hybrid in 2020 doesn't have the same cutting-edge feel that it used to back in the early 2000s. Today, all the hype...

Business

Navigant Research Report Finds Global Wind Capacity Value Is Expected to Increase Tenfold Over the Next Decade

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global wind power market to...

Business

In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks

LONDON (AP) — Britain decided Tuesday to let Chinese tech giant Huawei have a limited role supplying new high-speed network...

Health

Asian shares mostly higher after rebound on Wall Street

Shares advanced in most Asian markets on Wednesday after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the...

Business

Apple holiday season tops projections as iPhone bounces back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the...

Business

NFL dealing with social media hackers during Super Bowl week

MIAMI (AP) — The NFL has been dealing with hackers, not someone trying to peak into the league's records or team playbooks.The...

Health

Harvard professor charged with hiding China ties, payments

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor was charged Tuesday with lying about his ties to a Chinese-run recruitment program...

News

Germany rejigs reconnaissance system plan, drops US drones

BERLIN (AP) — Germany said Tuesday it is abandoning plans to install a new airborne reconnaissance system on U.S.-made drones...

Sports

Judge frees NFL star Antonio Brown from house arrest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge freed NFL free agent Antonio Brown from house arrest Tuesday, allowing him to...

Business

Cenfura Partners with C4D to Tokenize Renewable Energy Assets in South Africa

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020--Cenfura has entered into an agreement with C4D to tokenize microgrid assets in South...

Business

Global Temporary Power Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020--The "Temporary Power - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to...

Business

BorgWarner to buy rival auto parts supplier Delphi for $3.3B

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Auto parts supplier BorgWarner is acquiring Delphi Technologies in an all-stock deal valued at...

Business

UK government says China's Huawei can participate in high-speed wireless network but will be excluded from "core" parts.

LONDON (AP) — UK government says China's Huawei can participate in high-speed wireless network but will be excluded from "core"...

Business

2019-2024 Global Biodiesel Market - Featuring Profiles on Archer Daniels Midland Company, Wilmar International Limited & Renewable Energy Group Among Others...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020--The "Biodiesel Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and...

Business

Oklahoma business briefcase for Jan. 28, 2020

i2E leads $1.25M investment i2E Management Co. Inc. recently led a $1.25 million seed-round investment in Tulsa based MS Pen...

Business

Navigant Research Names Siemens and Enbala Power Networks the Leading Vendors of Distributed Energy Resources Management Systems

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020--A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and...

Business

What to know for year two of the Trump tax plan

It’s that time again.The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals on Monday.Last year’s filing season was...

Business

Grant, matching funds to support StitchCrew cohorts

StitchCrew has received a federal grant and matching contributions to help launch 40 new companies throughout the state. The...

Health

US attorney announces $145M settlement in opioid case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A San Francisco-based health information technology company will pay $145 million to resolve criminal...

Health

The Latest: US advises travelers to avoid all of China

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the new virus from China that has sickened thousands of people and killed dozens (all times...

Business

Forum Energy Technologies Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020--Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET) announced today that it will host its...

Business

UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications

LONDON (AP) — Britain faces a crucial choice on Tuesday over whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies to build its...

Business

GM to invest $2.2B in Detroit to build electric vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is spending $2.2 billion to refurbish an underused Detroit factory so it can build a series of...

Business

Global AI in Oil and Gas Market 2016 to 2025 - Featuring IBM, Intel, Accenture & Google Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020--The "AI In Oil and Gas Market by Type, by Function, and by Application: Global Industry...

Business

German privacy watchdog investigates clothing retailer H&M

BERLIN (AP) — A German privacy watchdog says it has opened an investigation into clothing retailer H&M amid evidence that the...

Business

Tacoma Public Utilities Selects Sensus for Advanced Meter Project

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020--Sensus, a Xylem brand, has been selected by Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) as the...

Business

'I did it': Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese hacker is claiming responsibility for leaking confidential documents implicating the...

Business

Workers criticize Amazon on climate despite risk to jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a...

Business

Lessons learned from 2016, but US faces new election threats

It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping and systematic effort to interfere in U.S. elections through...

News

India celebrates Republic Day with military parade

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital amid tight security to celebrate the...

News

New documentary cloaks anonymous sources in 'face doubles'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In documentaries, anonymous sources have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or...

Health

Prescott: China acts to stop spread of respiratory virus

Why has China locked down an area of 20 million people? Health authorities believe that a new form of respiratory virus...

Health

Kevin D. Gordon: Improving Oklahomans’ health through secure electronic platforms

Last Sunday’s article about electronic health medical records (EHR) and their secure exchange provided a broad outline of the...

Business

US Treasury chief says trade deal possible with UK in a year

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Saturday that Britain and America would be able to conclude a...

Business

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target....

Sports

Keuchel apologizes for 2017 Astros' sign-stealing scandal

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's...

Business

Protesters fear rising costs if firm buys dot-org universe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company that controls the dot-org universe is trying to sell the online registry to an investment firm...

Health

That cushy work-at-home job can lead to social isolation, mental and physical health risks

Americans are getting lonelier and jeopardizing their health as more join the gig economy or skip the commute to an office, a...

Health

Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow drops 170

Health care companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Friday as increased fears over the spread of a deadly outbreak of...

Sports

Electronic review set for clay-court debut at Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — The clay-court Rio Open tournament in February will have the first trial of electronic technology for the...

Business

London police to use face scan tech, stoking privacy fears

LONDON (AP) — London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real time,...

Business

Greece: Government websites hit by cyberattack

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government said Friday that the official state websites of the prime minister, the national...

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UK investigates Takeaway.com-Just Eat food delivery merger

LONDON (AP) — British regulators have opened an initial investigation into a merger between U.K.-based food delivery company...

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Proposed state law would regulate commercial drone operators

Oklahoma lawmakers could consider regulating drones on a state level when they return to session next month. Oklahoma...

Health

Asian markets gain as China closes down for Lunar New Year

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in quiet trading on Friday in Asia as China began a week-long Lunar New Year festival...

Business

Norman student's 'Fortitude' in online poll to pick Mars rover name

A Norman High student has pitched one of nine names that are finalists for the next Mars rover. Anthony Yoon suggested the...

Business

Exxon Mobil, Bank of America fall; PG&E, Teradyne rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday:V.F. Corp., down $9.16 to $85.41The maker of Vans...

News

Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal...

Health

Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to find a legal marijuana shop in California? Grab your smartphone.In another step to curb the state's...

News

Washington files multistate lawsuit to block 3D gun files

SEATTLE (AP) — A move by the Trump administration to allow 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet would make it...

Business

Chicago police end effort to predict gun offenders, victims

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have ended a program that sought to predict people most likely to be victims or perpetrators of...

Business

Greek high court upholds Vinnik extradition order to France

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek high court on Thursday rejected Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik's final appeal...

Business

Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts said Thursday there were still many unanswered questions from an...

Business

First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei exec ends

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge said Thursday she will announce her decision at a later date after ending...