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Google gets into sleep surveillance with new Nest Hub screen

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google's next internet-connected home device will test whether consumers trust the company enough to...

Health

Utah campaign against porn marches on with phone filter plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservative lawmakers in Utah have fired another salvo in their longtime campaign against online porn...

Health

Asian shares mixed after US stock fall ahead of Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as world markets cautiously awaited the U.S. central bank's latest comments on...

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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts:1. Nobody2. Promising Young Woman3. City of Lies4. The Courier (2021)5. News of the World6. Wonder Woman...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules5....

Crime

Russia threatens to block Twitter in a month

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said Tuesday they would block Twitter in a month if it doesn't take steps to remove banned...

Health

Ford partners with U-M on robotics research, new building

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Digit marches on two legs across the floor of the University of Michigan’s Ford Motor Co. Robotics...

Business

Nokia to cut up to 10,000 jobs to ramp up R&D in 5G race

HELSINKI (AP) — Wireless network maker Nokia says it is planning to cut up to 10,000 jobs, or over 10% of its staff, to reduce...

Business

Encrypted messaging app Signal blocked in China

HONG KONG (AP) — Encrypted messaging app Signal appears to have been blocked in mainland China, the latest foreign social media...

Business

Inc. Magazine Recognizes GridPoint Among the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the D.C. Metro Region

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Inc. magazine announced today that GridPoint is No. 140 on its annual Inc. 5000...

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Element 1 Corp. Announces Strategic Investment and Joint Venture with Ardmore Shipping and Maritime Partners to Deliver Hydrogen Power to the Marine Sector

BEND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Element 1 Corp. (“e1,” or the “Company”), a leading developer of hydrogen generation...

Business

Foxconn mulls making electric vehicles at Wisconsin plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics manufacturer, is considering making electric...

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China state TV raps Kohler, BMW for using facial recognition

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state TV has criticized bathroom fixtures brand Kohler and automaker BMW for the use of facial...

Business

NOV Provides Operational Update for the First Quarter 2021

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced today that it expects operational disruptions and...

Business

Guidehouse Insights Names Schweitzer Engineering Labs, Schneider Electric, and Siemens the Leading Microgrid Controls Vendors

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--A new Leaderboard report from Guidehouse Insights examines the strategy and...

Business

Chipmos: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) _ Chipmos Technologies Ltd. (IMOS) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $24.4 million.On a...

Health

Asia shares mostly higher after US stocks gain for fifth day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose on Tuesday, cheered by a rally to all-time highs on Wall Street.Japan's benchmark Nikkei...

Sports

Cheerleader's mom accused of making 'deepfakes' of rivals

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is accused of doctoring photos and video of her daughter's cheerleading rivals to...

Business

US sends team to Detroit to investigate Tesla-semi crash

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is sending a team to Detroit to investigate a crash involving a...

Business

News Corp strikes Facebook pay deal for Australian news

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — News Corp and Facebook have reached pay deals for news in Australia three weeks after the government...

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Florida lawmakers plunge into effort regulating social media

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers plunged deeper Monday into the politically fraught task of attempting to regulate...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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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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Georgia Tech honors Fauci with annual social courage prize

ATLANTA (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the public face of the nation's fight against COVID-19, has accepted an award that honors his...

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Business Highlights

___Stocks end lower after report on Biden’s tax proposalNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday after...

Business

Westport: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Westport Innovations Inc. (WPRT) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.1...

Health

Facebook to label vaccine posts to combat COVID-19 misinfo

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is adding informational labels to posts about vaccines as it expands efforts to counter COVID-19-related...

Business

Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT (AP) — The world’s major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Monday, pulling major indexes below the latest record highs they reached last...

Business

PAR Technology: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) _ PAR Technology Corp. (PAR) on Monday reported a loss of $13 million in its fourth quarter.The New...

Business

Woman in Uber driver attack to be returned to San Francisco

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman arrested in Las Vegas several days after an attack on an Uber driver in San Francisco that was widely...

Health

US astronaut launching next month may spend year in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA may soon chalk up another one-year space mission thanks to an out-of-this-world Russian...

Crime

'Dating scammer' faces more time after escape, capture

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who has twice served prison terms for using dating services to defraud women is facing...

News

State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday inaugurated a new underground facility designated for...

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Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Normally, Academy Award nominations mean an Oscar bump in box office. This year, streaming services and digital rental...

Business

Global High Purity Methane Gas Market Outlook to 2025 - Chemical Synthesis is the Fastest-Growing Application Segment in the High Purity Methane Gas Market -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--The "High Purity Methane Gas Market by Storage & Distribution and Transportation,...

Business

Swiss police raid over hack on U.S. security-camera company

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities on Monday confirmed a police raid at the home of a Swiss software engineer who took credit for...

Health

Chimpanzees at Czech zoo get screen time amid virus lockdown

PRAGUE (AP) — A zoo in the Czech Republic is trying out a new way for its bored chimpanzees to monkey around during the...

Business

Volkswagen plans six battery factories to ramp up electrics

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen plans six large battery factories in Europe by 2030 to power sales of more electric cars...

Health

Stripe continues cash haul, now valued at $95 billion

The online payment company Stripe continues to attract investors, raising $600 million in funding to reach a whopping company...

Business

Global Crystalline Silicon Solar PV Modules Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Canadian Solar, Ja Solar Holdings & Trina Solar Among Others -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--The "Global Crystalline Silicon Solar PV Modules Market 2021-2025" report has been added...

Health

Pandemic sets back Italian women's long fight for jobs

ROME (AP) — One of hundreds of thousands of women in Italy who lost jobs in the pandemic, Laura Taddeo has a masters degree in...

Business

Oman blocks Clubhouse, app used for free debates in Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman has cut off access to the buzzy new audio chat app Clubhouse, the country’s...

Business

Worldwide Thin Film and Printed Battery Competitive Analysis Report 2021: Panasonic Group, Stmicroelectronics N.V., Enfucell, Imprint, Protoflex Corporation,...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--The "Worldwide Thin Film and Printed Battery Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study"...

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Global High Voltage Transmission Line Projects: 2020 Report & Database of 1,873 Tracked Projects Across 102 Countries and 6 Regions - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--The "Global High Voltage Transmission Line Projects Database, 2020" report has been...

Business

Israel unveils guided mortar system for future urban warfare

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Defense Ministry on Sunday said it has completed development of a new guided mortar system, giving...

Health

'Big burden' for schools trying to give kids internet access

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools, educators had to figure out how to get kids online. Fast.In a patchwork...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLPITTSBURGH (AP) — The lawyer for Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald said that witnesses and...

Health

Biden played 'sheriff' on '09 aid, now salesman on COVID law

WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2009, then-Vice President Joe Biden was "Sheriff Joe,” the enforcer making sure federal dollars from a...

Business

Japan Post, Rakuten tie-up in digital delivery, cashless pay

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s postal system is investing 150 billion yen ($1.4 billion) in an 8% stake in the e-commerce venture Rakuten...

Business

Black space engineer, housing advocate Ken Kelly dies at 92

Kenneth C. Kelly, a Black electronics engineer whose antenna designs contributed to the race to the moon, made satellite TV and...

Sports

Oklahoma prep broadcaster denounced for racist comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An announcer for a live stream of an Oklahoma girls high school basketball game cursed and called one team...

News

Despite hacks, US not seeking widened domestic surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is not planning to step up government surveillance of the U.S. internet even as...

Business

Black Lives Matter backs Amazon union push in Alabama

NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers trying to form the first union at an Amazon warehouse are getting support from another big name:...

Business

Auto industry urges emissions deal weaker than Obama's

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of automakers has told the Biden administration it would agree to raise mileage standards to...

Health

Stocks mostly shake off a weak start, edge to more records

A late-afternoon burst of buying helped nudge several U.S. stock indexes to all-time highs Friday, despite a pullback in Big...

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

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Apr. 12-Apr. 16.INCREASED DIVIDENDSConstellation Brands A .76 from...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks continued to march higher on Wall Street Friday, giving the S&P 500 its latest record high and its fourth straight...

Business

EXPLAINER: What's this craze for 'NFTs' all about, anyway?

LONDON (AP) — A digital art piece, tweaked using cryptocurrency technology to make it one-of-a-kind, sold at auction this week...

Health

Hunt for vaccine slots often leads through scheduling maze

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The road to a COVID-19 shot often leads through a maze of scheduling systems: Some vaccine seekers...

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...

Business

Netflix tests out a possible password-sharing crackdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is testing a way to crack down on password sharing.The popular streaming service has been using popups...

Business

$5.73 Billion Process Gas Compressors Market - Global Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2021-2026 - Growing Demand for Energy Efficient Compressors -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2021--The "Global Process Gas Compressors Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and...

Business

Woman arrested in San Francisco assault on Uber driver

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of pepper-spraying an Uber driver in San Francisco who was...

Business

German IT safety chief: act on Exchange hack or go offline

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's cybersecurity agency warned IT system administrators Friday to swiftly patch known holes in...

Health

Memo banning Afghan girls singing prompts #IAmMySong protest

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A memo from Afghanistan's education ministry banning girls 12 years old and older from singing at...

Business

Alliant Energy Goes Live With the PCI Enterprise ETRM Platform for Power, Coal, and Gas Trading

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2021--PCI, the leading provider of secure and reliable enterprise software for energy...

Health

$9.5 Billion Demand Response Management Systems (DRMS) Market - Global Trajectory & Analytics to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2021--The "Demand Response Management Systems (DRMS) - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics"...

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Newspaper: China to soon try 2 Canadians on spying charges

BEIJING (AP) — A Communist Party newspaper says China will soon begin trials for two Canadians who were arrested two years ago...

Business

Tape that: Dutch inventor of audio cassette dies at age 94

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lou Ottens, the Dutch inventor of the cassette tape, the medium of choice for millions of bedroom...

Health

'It's exhausting.' A year of distance learning wears thin

AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — At first, many schools announced it would last only a couple weeks. A year later, the unplanned experiment...

Business

China regulator fines 12 firms over anti-monopoly law

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s market regulator said Friday that it fined a dozen companies, including games company Tencent Holdings...

Business

Korea's LG to invest $4.5 billion in its US battery business

NEW YORK (AP) — LG Energy Solution says it will invest more than $4.5 billion in its U.S. battery production business by 2025...

Health

Defying rules, anti-vaccine accounts thrive on social media

With vaccination against COVID-19 in full swing, social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter say they’ve stepped up...

Health

Asian shares mixed after stimulus lifts Dow, S&P to records

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were mixed in Asia on Friday after broad gains lifted several major indexes to all-time highs on Wall...

Health

China legislature endorses reducing public vote in Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ceremonial legislature on Thursday endorsed the ruling Communist Party’s move to tighten control over...

Business

As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil...

Business

Honda of America plans to sell 2 fully electric SUVs in 2024

DETROIT (AP) — Honda has plans to sell two all-electric SUVs in the U.S. for the 2024 model year, and it soon will offer hybrid...

Business

Molson Coors says cyberattack impacting brewing operations

Molson Coors Beverage Co. said Thursday it has been hit by a cyberattack that disrupted its brewing operations and shipments.In...

Business

Iran cracks down on contentious pop music video with arrests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested multiple music producers connected to a California-based...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday after dropping in afternoon trading on a report that President Biden will propose a...

Business

Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million amid NFT boom

LONDON (AP) — Christie's says it has auctioned off a digital collage by an artist named Beeple for nearly $70 million, in an...

News

With 'big one' coming, quake alert system launches in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — People in Oregon will be better prepared for earthquakes — particularly important in the Pacific Northwest...

Business

Uber, Lyft team up on database to expose abusive drivers

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Uber and Lyft have teamed up to create a database of drivers ousted from their ride-hailing services...

Business

Pakistani court bans China's TikTok over profanity claims

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Thursday again blocked the Chinese video service TikTok after two...

Business

Coupang, the Amazon of South Korea, debuts on NYSE

The biggest IPO in years is rolling out Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange where Coupang, the South Korean equivalent of...

Health

Lagging US, Europe speeds up help for virus-hit economy

Frankfurt, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank said it would step up its bond-purchase stimulus to support an economy...

Business

Gig economy shifts: Spain makes delivery riders employees

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government on Thursday announced legislation that classifies food delivery riders as employees of the...

Business

Smarter Grid Solutions Tackles Flexibility from Clean Energy with Launch of ANM Strata 3.1

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 2021--Energy software specialist Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has responded to the growing...

Business

Core Molding Technologies: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Core Molding Technologies Inc. (CMT) on Thursday reported a loss of $867,000 in its fourth quarter.The...

Business

Fire at French cloud computing firm disrupts websites

PARIS (AP) — Numerous companies and websites in France suffered outages and disruptions to services after a fire swept through...

Health

Insights on the Water and Sewage Global Market to 2030 - Identify Growth Segments for Investment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 2021--The "Water And Sewage Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030"...

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Worldwide Utilities Industry to 2030 - Players Include Enel, Engie and Iberdrola Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 2021--The "Utilities Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report...

Health

Asian shares advance as yields, inflation fears moderate

Stocks climbed in Asia on Thursday after a key measure of inflation in the U.S. came in lower than expected, easing worries...

News

Myanmar's searing smartphone images flood a watching world

The images ricochet across the planet, as so many do in this dizzying era of film it, upload it, tell it to the world: scenes...

Business

CORRECTING and REPLACING NOV Inc. Announces Full Redemption of Its Outstanding 2.60% Senior Notes Due 2022

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2021--Headline and release summary of release should read: NOV Inc. Announces Full Redemption...

Business

Security camera hack exposes hospitals, workplaces, schools

Hackers aiming to call attention to the dangers of mass surveillance say they were able to peer into hospitals, schools,...

Health

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___April 21The Buffalo News on climate change, Earth Day and...

Business

Allied Motion: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) _ Allied Motion Technologies Inc. (AMOT) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $2.7 million.The...

Business

Facebook moves to dismiss federal, state antitrust suits

Facebook has asked a court to dismiss state and federal antitrust lawsuits that accuse it of abusing its market power in social...

Health

Woman sentenced for selling nonsterile, fake medical mesh

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Florida woman convicted of selling counterfeit medical supplies that made it into the operating room of...

Health

Biden immediately begins selling virus aid plan to public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House began highlighting the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill immediately after it gained final...

Business

NOV Inc. Announces Full Redemption of Its Outstanding 2.60% Senior Notes Due 2026

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2021--NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) (the “Company”) today announced that it intends to redeem in full...

Business

Texas AG says probe to continue despite Twitter lawsuit

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that a lawsuit by Twitter won't deter his office from...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks ended broadly higher on Wall Street after steadily gaining throughout the day.The S&P 500 index added 0.9% Wednesday...

Business

Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said Wednesday they are slowing down the speed of uploading photos and videos to Twitter over...

Business

FireEye CEO: Reckless Microsoft hack unusual for China

RESTON, Va. (AP) — Cyber sleuths have already blamed China for a hack that exposed tens of thousands of servers running...

Health

Review: Take a ride into the greatest frontier in science

“The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race,” by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster)Walter...

Business

Global Oil Downstream Products Market Report 2021 Featuring Royal Dutch Shell; Exxon Mobil; China Petroleum & Chemical; BP and Chevron - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2021--The "Oil Downstream Products Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to...

Sports

German soccer club Stuttgart fined for data breach

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — German soccer club Stuttgart has been fined 300,000 euros ($357,000) for misusing private data about...

Business

Guidehouse Insights Report Shows 2030 Market for HVAC Is Expected to Near $300B

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2021--A new report from Guidehouse Insights analyzes the global HVAC market, providing...

Health

Homebound children drive surge in Lego sales

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sales of Lego sets surged last year as more children stayed home during global pandemic lockdowns -...

Business

China, Russia agree to build lunar research station

BEIJING (AP) — China and Russia said they will build a lunar research station, possibly on the moon's surface, marking the...

Business

Greenpeace protests ECB's loans for carbon-heavy industries

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greenpeace activists landed on the roof of a European Central Bank building Wednesday to drop a...

Health

Asian stocks follow Wall St higher after tech rally

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday following a rally for major tech companies.Shanghai,...

Health

The Latest: Alaska opens vaccines to all 16 or older

JUNEAU, Alaska -- Gov. Mike Dunleavy says Alaska will become the first state to drop eligibility requirements and allow anyone...

Business

Facial recognition company sued by California activists

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Civil liberties activists are suing a company that provides facial recognition services to law...

Business

New owner Buzzfeed lays off 45 from HuffPost newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Buzzfeed announced Tuesday that it has laid off 45 reporters, editors and producers from the newly acquired...

Business

Avid: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) _ Avid Technology Inc. (AVID) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.1 million.On a...

Business

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for the week ending April 16th:Nonfiction1. Beginner’s Mind by Yo-Yo Ma, performed by the author (Audible...

Business

EXPLAINER: How Myanmar is cracking down on journalists

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military-controlled government is cracking down on coverage of mass protests, raiding media companies...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street, led by drops in technology companies and banks. The S&P 500 gave back 0.7%, pulling the...

Crime

AP Exclusive: Schools boss quit after porn found on computer

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A longtime educator whose career included high-profile jobs on the Navajo Nation resigned from his...

Business

Belgian police hit organized crime with hundreds of raids

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police made 48 arrests Tuesday during an operation of unprecedented scale targeting organized crime,...

Business

Global Smart Energy Market 2021-2025 - Rising Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies and Availability of a Wide Range of Smart Home Products -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--The "Global Smart Energy Market 2021-2025" report has been added to...

Health

AP-NORC poll: Many in US still face COVID-19 financial loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Roughly 4 in 10 Americans say they’re still feeling the financial impact of the loss of a job or income...

Business

Phillips 66® Lubricants Launches e-ShieldTM Line for Electric Vehicles

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) Lubricants announced today the launch of Phillips 66 e-Shield,...

Business

$448 Million PET Foam Market by Raw Material, Grade, Application, Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--The "PET Foam Market by Raw Material (Virgin PET and Recycled PET), Grade (Low-density...

Business

Global Carbon Footprint Management Market 2020-2025 by Component, Organization Size, Deployment, Vertical, Geography, Competitive Analysis and the Impact of...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--The "Global Carbon Footprint Management Market (2020-2025) by Component, Organization...

Business

The Mining of Coal and Lignite and Coal Testing Laboratories in South Africa, 2020 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--The "The Mining of Coal and Lignite and Coal Testing Laboratories in South Africa 2020"...

Health

Asian shares trade mixed on recovery hopes, yield worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, cheered by the expected passage of the U.S. stimulus package, although that...

Health

The Latest: New Zealand opens 1st big vaccination clinic

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has opened its first large vaccination clinic as it scales up efforts to protect people...

Business

Twitter sues Texas AG, claiming retaliation for Trump ban

DALLAS (AP) — Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to...

Business

Microsoft server hack has victims hustling to stop intruders

BOSTON (AP) — Victims of a massive global hack of Microsoft email server software — estimated in the tens of thousands by...

Business

Suit alleging Foxconn cost local governments money dismissed

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Foxconn Technology Group violated terms of its...

News

Emails: FBI was looking for gold at Pennsylvania dig site

Go for the gold? The U.S. government went for it.FBI agents were looking for an extremely valuable cache of fabled Civil...

Health

Facebook calls on Albanian parties to be transparent in ads

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Facebook said Monday that Albanian political parties should be transparent on how they finance their...

Business

Meme fav GameStop eyes digital shift and stock flies again

NEW YORK (AP) — GameStop took a step toward a more digital future Monday, naming an activist investor to lead company efforts...

News

Global Market for Hydrogen Fueling Stations, 2021 - Distribution of Stations Will Be More Even by 2035, but APAC Will Continue to Lead the Market, Followed...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 8, 2021--The "Global Market for Hydrogen Fueling Stations, 2021" report has been added to...

Business

Magic Software: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

OR YEHUDA, Israel (AP) _ Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (MGIC) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $5.2 million.The...

Health

EXPLAINER: What's happened so far at China's annual congress

BEIJING (AP) — Midway through its annual session, China’s ceremonial parliament is focusing on boosting the economy, building...

Health

From vote to virus, misinformation campaign targets Latinos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Perez was a guest on a Spanish-language talk radio show in Las Vegas last year when a caller launched...

Health

Queen stresses importance of friends, family during pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II highlighted the importance of staying in touch with friends and families during the...

Health

At Dubai airport, travelers' eyes become their passports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s airport, the world’s busiest for international travel, can already feel surreal,...

Business

GOP pushes bills to allow social media 'censorship' lawsuits

Republican state lawmakers are pushing for social media giants to face costly lawsuits for policing content on their websites,...

Business

Casting a wide intrusion net: Dozens burned with single hack

BOSTON (AP) — The SolarWinds hacking campaign blamed on Russian spies and the “grave threat” it poses to U.S. national security...

Business

A push to teach gamblers which sport betting sites are legal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling industry group wants to teach consumers how to tell if a particular sports betting or...

Business

Drones vs hungry moths: Dutch use hi-tech to protect crops

MONSTER, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch cress grower Rob Baan has enlisted high-tech helpers to tackle a pest in his greenhouses:...

Health

Chinese exports surge as global demand recovers from virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports surged 60.6% over a year earlier in the first two months of 2021, after factories reopened and...

Health

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: erode public...

Business

This OKC Realtor can read your mind with his brain scanner

Landon Whitt can see into your mind as you shop for a house, but don't let that freak you out — he'll be glad to help you see...

Business

NASA's new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its...

Business

Antivirus software creator charged with cheating investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges...

Business

Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached

BOSTON (AP) — The hack of a company that manages ticket-processing and frequent-flier data for major global airlines —...

Health

Tech rebound pulls stocks out of a slump and to weekly gain

Wall Street capped a volatile day of trading Friday with a broad rally that snapped the market's three-day losing streak.The...

Health

Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring accelerated more quickly than expected last month, evidence that a year after the pandemic took...

Health

WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization called Friday for patent rights to be waived until the end of the...

Business

Spacewalkers finish solar panel prep for station power boost

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F1 team Williams unveils new car after hackers foil launch

GROVE, England (AP) — The Williams team presented its new Formula One car on Friday — after hackers foiled plans for an...

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Luxury seller Saks to spinoff website into separate company

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China sets growth target 'over 6%,' tightening HK control

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YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels, pulls videos

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Report: Russian hackers exploit Lithuanian infrastructure

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Square, Inc. to buy majority of Tidal and put Jay-Z on board

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GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely

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UK competition watchdog investigates Apple's App Store

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Amazon opens first UK checkout-free grocery store in London

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Asian shares track Wall St decline as bond yields rebound

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Sports

Ellington, backups help Pistons beat depleted Raptors

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US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate

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Hudson Tech: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

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Marvell: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

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Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a 'salvo' in trade war

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Right-wing friendly Parler again sues Amazon

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Facebook lifts ban on US political, social issue ads

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Google ends sale of ads using individual web tracking data

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Stellantis CEO says 4th largest carmaker to be disruptive

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German officials want emails, IMs tied to real-world ID

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Global Oil & Gas Upstream Activities Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery - Forecast to 2025 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Bangladesh High Court grants bail to imprisoned cartoonist

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Edmunds compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

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Health

Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat

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Health

China, looking post-virus, to push tech autonomy at Congress

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Business

Microsoft: China-based hackers found bug to target US firms

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Biden's pick for SEC flags trading app gimmicks for scrutiny

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Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

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Business

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LONDON (AP) _ International Game Technology PLC (IGT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $242 million in its fourth quarter.The...

Business

Goodbye gas: Volvo to make only electric vehicles by 2030

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Health

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

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Health

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

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Business

Huawei daughter back in Canada court in US extradition case

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lawyers for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies were in...

Health

Zoom posts big quarter even as subscriber growth slows

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Business

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Supreme Court skeptical about patent judge appointments

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Business

Helios Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

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Adverum Biotechnologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Adverum Biotechnologies Inc. (ADVM) on Monday reported a loss of $37.6 million in its fourth...

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NanoString: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SEATTLE (AP) _ NanoString Technologies Inc. (NSTG) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $23 million, after reporting a...

Health

Milan designers hit reset button during digital fashion week

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Business

AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China's rise

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Business

Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two U.S. senators from states with declining manufacturing sectors are pushing to invest $8 billion...

Health

New WTO chief pushes for vaccine access, fisheries deal

GENEVA (AP) — The new head of the World Trade Organization called Monday for a “technology transfer” when it comes to COVID-19...

Business

Midwest Economy: February state-by-state glance

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Insider Q&A: Hyundai's Olabisi Boyle

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300 activists rally in Bangladesh to denounce prison death

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — About 300 student activists rallied in Bangladesh’s capital on Monday to denounce the death in prison...

Health

Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how

PARIS (AP) — In an industrial neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s largest city lies a factory with gleaming new...

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Online review platform Trustpilot chooses London for IPO

LONDON (AP) — Online review platform Trustpilot said Monday it plans to sell shares in London, in a stock offering that helps...

Business

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2021--The "Global Renewable Methanol Market 2021-2028" report has been added to...

Business

China not ready to allow the Boeing 737 Max back in the air

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing isn’t ready to follow the United States in allowing Boeing’s 737 Max back into the air after a pair of...

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China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) — China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground...

Business

Europeans get 'right to repair' for some electrical goods

BERLIN (AP) — Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those...

Health

Oklahoma to ramp up tracking of COVID-19 variants through new tech capabilities

New technology capabilities soon will give Oklahoma officials more insight into the presence of COVID-19 variants in the state,...

Health

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Republican lawmakers have criticized governors’ emergency restrictions since the start of the...

Business

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency...

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Internet disruption reported in southeast Iran amid unrest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s impoverished southeast has been experiencing wide disruptions of internet services,...

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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

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White House climate czar to AP: Texas storm 'a wake-up call'

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Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for...

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Nevada governor proposes giving tech firms power to govern

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SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. has reached a settlement in a U.S. legal dispute with directors of office space-sharing...

Health

A bumpy day leaves stocks mostly lower; bond yields ease

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Business

Virgin Galactic delays spaceflight test to May

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic has postponed its next mission to space from New Mexico until at...

Health

Vaccine roll-out gaps a core concern for G-20 countries

MILAN (AP) —The uneven distribution of vaccines between wealthier and poorer countries is a key concern of Group of 20 nations...

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Bangladeshis protest prison death of commentator

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Berlin man convicted over threat to blow up British hospital

BERLIN (AP) — A 33-year-old Italian man was convicted Friday of attempted extortion for threatening to blow up a British...

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Axonics: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 26, 2021--The "Global Rigless Intervention Services Market 2020-2024" report has been added to...

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Health

Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

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Health

Asian shares sink after tech rout pulls Nasdaq 3.5% lower

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded Friday after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street that erased the...

Business

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers, a day after...

Business

TikTok owner ByteDance to pay $92M in US privacy settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — TikTok's Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay $92 million in a settlement to U.S. users who...

Business

Marin Software: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Marin Software Inc. (MRIN) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.5 million in its fourth quarter.The San...

Health

Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be energy secretary, joining...

Business

'Black box' in Woods SUV could yield clues to cause of wreck

DETROIT (AP) — Investigators who are looking into the rollover crash that injured golf legend Tiger Woods will rely heavily on...

Business

SailPoint Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ SailPoint Technologies Holdings Inc. (SAIL) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $4.7 million,...

Business

Dynavax Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) _ Dynavax Technologies Corp. (DVAX) on Thursday reported a loss of $15.5 million in its fourth...

Business

Dell Technologies: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) _ Dell Technologies Inc. (DELL) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.23 billion.The...

Business

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in...

Business

'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behavior

The popular “Reply All” podcast has been put on hiatus and is canceling two remaining episodes of a series that explored...

Business

Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts

Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users,...

Business

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 25, 2021--The "Hydrogen Generation Market by Application (Petroleum Refinery, Ammonia & Methanol...

Health

EXPLAINER: Meet the vaccine appointment bots, and their foes

Having trouble scoring a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You’re not alone. To cope, some people are turning to bots that scan...

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Global Military Batteries Market Report 2021: $3.36 Billion Technology Forecast to 2029 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 25, 2021--The "Global Military Batteries - Market and Technology Forecast to 2029" report has been...

Business

Digital exchange Coinbase takes a step toward going public

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Business

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Supporters of Myanmar’s junta attacked people protesting the military government that took power in a...

Health

Phillips 66 and Faradion Developing Sodium-ion Battery Materials

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 25, 2021--Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and Faradion, one of the U.K.-based companies behind the first...

Business

Resideo Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Resideo Technologies Inc. (REZI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $59 million, after...

Business

UK actors settle phone hacking claims with tabloid publisher

LONDON (AP) — British television presenter and writer David Walliams and “Doc Martin” star Martin Clunes were among several...

Business

EXPLAINER: Why is Facebook banning Myanmar military pages?

Facebook announced Thursday that it is removing all remaining Myanmar military and military-controlled pages from its site and...

Business

India introduces new rules to regulate online content

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday rolled out new regulations for social media companies and digital streaming websites to make...

Business

Tetra Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) _ Tetra Technologies Inc. (TTI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $15 million in its fourth quarter.The...

Health

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after Fed pledge

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday after the Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S....

Business

Social media giant Facebook bans all accounts linked to Myanmar's military along with ads from military-linked firms

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Social media giant Facebook bans all accounts linked to Myanmar's military along with ads from...

Business

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s law forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news is ready to take effect, though the...

Business

Parliament passes final amendments to Australian laws forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Parliament passes final amendments to Australian laws forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news.

Business

FMC Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

LONDON (AP) _ FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $39.3 million in its fourth quarter.On a per-share...

Business

NOV Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2021--NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2021...

Health

Never too late: Pandemic propels older shoppers online

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living...

Business

Facebook says it will pay $1B over 3 years to news industry

Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry” over the next...

Business

Ormat Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

RENO, Nev. (AP) _ Ormat Technologies Inc. (ORA) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $20.7 million.The Reno,...

Business

'60 Minutes' will have streaming spinoff on Paramount+

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is launching a streaming version of “60 Minutes” on the new Paramount+ service, hoping to expose the...

Business

Maxar: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) _ Maxar Technologies Inc. (MAXR) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $40 million, after...

Business

Former SC utility CEO pleads guilty to nuclear plant fraud

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The utility executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never...

Business

American Software: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ American Software Inc. (AMSWA) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.3 million.The...

Business

Upland Software: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Upland Software Inc. (UPLD) on Wednesday reported a loss of $5.7 million in its fourth quarter.On a...

Crime

White nationalist gets prison over rape threat, extortion

CONCORD, N.H (AP) — A self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal...

Health

Goodell: NFL learnings from 2020 technology here to stay

One of the major benefits of playing a full season pretty much on schedule during a pandemic is what the NFL learned...

Business

North America and Asia-Pacific Smart Metering Report 2021: Two-Thirds of all Electricity Meters in North America and Asia-Pacific are Now Smart -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2021--The "Smart Metering in North America and Asia-Pacific - 4th Edition" report has been...

Health

Report: Italy's mobsters well-poised to exploit pandemic aid

ROME (AP) — Italy’s organized crime investigators raised alarm Wednesday that the nation’s mobsters are well-positioned to...

Business

Evolution of Electric Vehicles Transforming the Global Automotive Lubricants Industry, 2021 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2021--The "Evolution of Electric Vehicles Transforming the Global Automotive Lubricants...

Health

Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.The...

Business

Tulsa Remote luring out-of-state workers with cash to buy a home

A program to lure remote workers to Tulsa with a $10,000 grant now lets recipients spend that money on buying a home. The...

Business

Global Gas Meters Smart & Standard Market to 2025 - Featuring Apator, Diehl and Emerson Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2021--The "Gas Meters Smart & Standard Ed 4 2021" report has been added to...

Life

Achievers: Rose State College professors recognized

Rose State College professors Chuang Shao and Steven Fowler were announced as one of two winners of the Oklahoma Association of...

Health

Asian shares slip on jitters over inflation, interest rates

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Wednesday in Asia as investors weighed the possibility that inflation might prompt central banks to...

Business

Amnesty International: Hackers attacking Vietnam dissidents

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International says it has found that a hacking group known as Ocean Lotus has been staging more spyware...

Business

Tech firms say there's little doubt Russia behind major hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a monthslong breach of corporate and government networks was...

Business

Federal judge says California can enforce net neutrality law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that California can for the first time enforce its tough net...

Business

Forum Energy: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ Forum Energy Technologies Inc. (FET) on Tuesday reported a loss of $32.7 million in its fourth quarter.The...

Business

USPS selects Oshkosh Defense to build greener mail truck

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Post Office said Tuesday that it has chosen Oshkosh Defense to build its next-generation...

Business

Hercules Tech: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) _ Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. (HTGC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $151.2...

Business

Tactile Systems Technology: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Tactile Systems Technology Inc. (TCMD) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $12.1 million.On a...

Business

Arlo Technologies: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Arlo Technologies Inc. (ARLO) on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $15.2 million, after...

Business

Unfriended no more: Facebook to lift Australia news ban

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its...

News

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20% purity, technical step away from weapons-grade

VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20% purity, technical step away from...

Sports

The top iPhone and iPad apps on Apple App Store

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Australia's government says Facebook had agreed to lift its news ban after reaching a deal on legislation

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government says Facebook had agreed to lift its news ban after reaching a deal on...

Health

Asian shares mostly higher amid coronavirus vaccine optimism

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday despite a sell-off of shares in technology companies on Wall...

Business

NASA releases Mars landing video: 'Stuff of our dreams'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA on Monday released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars, a...

Business

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone for China market

BEIJING (AP) — Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20-centimeter) -wide...

Business

BWX: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) _ BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $65.7 million.The Lynchburg,...

Business

Dominion Voting Systems sues 'MyPillow Guy' for $1.3 billion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit Monday against the founder and CEO of...

News

Police say militants kill 4 women instructors in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Suspected militants on motorcycles ambushed a vehicle carrying instructors from a private vocational...

Business

Microsoft, EU publishers seek Australia-style news payments

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news,...

Business

Global Wastewater Treatment Services Market Report 2021: Focus on Design and Engineering Consulting, Building and Installation, & Others -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2021--The "Global Wastewater Treatment Services Market By Type (Design and Engineering...

Business

Discover Oklahoma: Stafford museum is a space for exploration

Often, I have written of my love of aviation. Growing up in McAlester, I was an aviation/NASA geek. So, it comes to no surprise...

Health

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2021--Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc. (NYSE:SOI) (“Solaris” or the “Company”), a...

Business

Kroger: Some pharmacy customer data impacted in vendor hack

BOSTON (AP) — Kroger Co. says personal data, including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers,...

Health

UAE weapons show draws major deals, traders amid pandemic

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In spite of the surging coronavirus pandemic, major arms makers descended Sunday on a...

Business

Kroger is latest victim of third-party software data breach

BOSTON (AP) —Kroger Co. says it was among the multiple victims of a data breach involving a third-party vendor's file-transfer...

Health

Pandemic makes prostitution taboo in Nevada's legal brothels

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in...

Life

Technology connects disabled Jehovah's Witness to his faith community

NOBLE — Steve Bruton's parents always made sure that he was an integral part of their faith community despite the health...

Business

Google fires AI manager who protested her peer's departure

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google has fired a leader of its artificial intelligence ethics team in the fallout from the...

Business

Sheriff: Device thrown at Line 3 protest was not explosive

CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — A suspicious device allegedly thrown by a protester at a construction site for the Enbridge Energy Line 3...

Health

YouTube removes Ohio committee video, citing misinformation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislative testimony made Wednesday in support of a GOP-backed effort to limit public health orders made...

Business

Mars landing team 'awestruck' by photo of descending rover

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday, as NASA released a stunning...

Business

Deere, Applied Materials rise; Rackspace, Facebook fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or made big moves Friday:Rackspace Technology Inc., down $4.03 to $20.93.The cloud...

Business

Facebook makes a power move in Australia - and may regret it

For years, Facebook has been in a defensive crouch amid a slew of privacy scandals, antitrust lawsuits and charges that it was...