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William Oesch poses for a selfie photo on Sept. 21, 2020 in Helsinki. With no end in sight to the global pandemic, more countries and states are turning to mobile tech to help fight infections. “It’s our duty to take of care of the health of our fellow citizens and those close to us,” said William Oesch, 44, a photographer in Helsinki.  (William Oesch via AP)
As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impactMobile apps tracing new COVID cases were touted as a key part of Europe’s plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Professor Who Built Startups at School Can Sue Over FiringA decade ago, the Georgia Institute of Technology fired a professor, saying that, by launching secret startups tied to his university work, he'd crossed the line between academic research and the tech industry. Joy Laskar was indicted on charges of misusing $1 million in university money but never tried in...
Newser11 hours ago
FILE - A man wearing a mask looks at this phone outside the Microsoft office in Beijing, China in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout. The software giant said Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 that it is paying $7.5 billion for ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Micosoft will buy video game maker ZeniMax for $7.5 billionMicrosoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Maria Schrader, center, and the team from "Unorthodox" accept the award for outstanding directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'The novelty of seeing stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep that annual show from slipping further in popularity
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Scientists combat anti-Semitism with artificial intelligenceAn international team of scientists have joined forces to combat the spread of anti-Semitism online with the help of artificial intelligence
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 27, 2020, file photo shows a General Motors logo at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. Shares in electric- and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday Sept. 21, 2020, after the company's founder Trevor Milton resigned amid allegations of fraud - just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations The head of an electric truck startup that's partnering with GM has resigned amid accusations of making false representations about the company's technology
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - A federal judge has approved a request from a group of WeChat users to delay looming U.S. government restrictions that could effectively make the popular app nearly impossible to use. In a ruling dated Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler in California said the government’s actions would affect users’ First Amendment rights as an effective ban on the app removes their platform for communication. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Judge agrees to delay US government restrictions on WeChatA federal judge has approved a request from a group of WeChat users to delay looming U.S. government restrictions that could effectively make the popular app nearly impossible to use
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this July 21, 2020 file photo, a man opens social media app 'TikTok' on his cell phone, in Islamabad, Pakistan. President Donald Trump said Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he’s targeted for national security and data privacy concerns. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
Trump backs proposed deal to keep TikTok operating in USPresident Donald Trump says he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart and form a U.S. company
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo provided by Time shows the cover of Time magazine with tribute Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsurg on the cover.   Time will feature Ginsburg for an October double issue presenting the 2020 Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people.  Ginsburg, who became the court’s second female justice, died at her home in Washington on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. She was 87.(Time Magazine via AP)
Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacyAcross television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already front and center
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo provided by W.L. Gore & Associates shows Robert Gore. Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 83. (Eric Crossan/W.L. Gore & Associates via AP)
Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83The man whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex has died at age 83
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this  Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing.  The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Q&A: What does banning TikTok and WeChat mean for users? The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday
The Associated Press2 days ago
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