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Guests watch Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and former Vice President Joe Biden speak on a big screen during a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Infighting and online hoaxes mar Democrats' campaignThe Democratic race for the White House has been marked by online infighting and unsubstantiated allegations of election rigging
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, shows a commuter airplane that crashed near the airport in Unalaska, Alaska, killing a passenger. Alaska needs a comprehensive review effort to improve aviation safety because its aviation fatal and non fatal accident rates are far higher than the national average, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (Jim Paulin via AP, File)
Alaska needs broad review of aviation safety, officials sayThe National Transportation Safety Board says Alaska needs a comprehensive effort to improve aviation safety
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has diedThe Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste” has died
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, a woman walks below a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. New Mexico is suing Google over allegations that the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal and state laws. The state attorney general's office filed a lawsuit Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in U.S. District Court claiming that Google is using its education suite that is marketed to school districts, teachers and parents as a way to spy on children and their families. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
New Mexico sues Google over collection of children's dataNew Mexico is suing Google over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal and state laws
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Samsung Galaxy Users Creeped Out by Weird NotificationSamsung Galaxy users worldwide were confused late Wednesday and early Thursday by a notification from "Find My Mobile" that read simply "1" and did nothing when clicked other than disappear. (A Twitter search reveals words and phrases like "creepy," "freaked out," and "mysterious," plus people wondering whether they were being...
Newser8 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. The Trump administration is stepping up pressure on European allies to ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from supplying next-generation mobile networks, with more officials visiting this week to press the case. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
US expert says 5G tiff could affect information exchanges The top U.S. diplomat for cyber security policy says he welcomes European Union moves toward recognizing the risks at stake in 5G technology, but warned that the U.S. will not be able to share top-level information with countries that choose “untrusted” vendors, such as China’s Huawei
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS, and CEO and President, CBS Interactive, Marc DeBoise speaks at the Executive Presentation during the CBS TCA Winter 2020 Press Tour at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. ViacomCBS is planning a new streaming service that incorporates the existing CBS All Access platform and adds content from Viacom brands like MTV and BET as well as Paramount movies. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
CBS streaming service to grow with Viacom, Paramount videosViacomCBS is planning a new streaming service that will combine the existing CBS All Access service with Paramount movies and shows from Viacom channels such as MTV and BET
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Georgia blames Russia for cyberattack, US, UK agreeGeorgian authorities have accused Russia's military intelligence of launching a large-scale cyberattack in October with the goal of destabilizing the ex-Soviet nation
The Associated Press10 hours ago
New book imprint will highlight popular podcast A new publishing imprint will be a platform for the podcasts of iHeart Radio
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Estonia starts building 100-million-euro data centerAn Estonian tech company has kicked off construction of the Baltic states' largest commercial data center, an estimated 100-million-euro ($108 million) project aimed at large financial services, telecom and technology firms in the region
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Guy Who Invented Computer Task You Use a Lot Is DeadYou don't know the name, but you surely know one of his most famous innovations: Larry Tesler, the man who created the copy-paste function in personal computers, is dead at 74, reports the BBC . Tesler also is credited with creating the "find and replace" and "cut" functions. "Your workday is...
Newser14 hours ago
Emergency personnel work the scene after a person was run over and killed by a float in the Mystic Krewe of Nyx parade during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during paradeNew Orleans is mourning the death of a woman who was run over by a parade float as the city celebrates the season leading up to Mardi Gras
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this June 22, 2004, file photo, Deputy Administrator of NASA Frederick D. Gregory, left, talks as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science Lee M. E. Morin, looks on at a news conference at the India-United States Conference on Space Science, Applications and Commerce in Bangalore, India. Gregory was the first African American space shuttle pilot. The documentary "Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier" is scheduled to air on the Smithsonian Channel on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, and examines the race to get black astronauts into space. (AP Photo/Gautam Singh, File)
'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rightsA new documentary looks at the final frontier of civil rights: getting black astronauts into space amid segregation, discrimination and the Cold War
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In a Sept. 24, 2019 file photo, sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google is attempting to make sure people know exactly what they're signing up for when they use its online services, though it will still mean reading a lengthy document. The company updated its Terms of Service on Thursday,  — it's largest update to the general use contract since 2012 — in response to a pair of court orders in Europe. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Google updates terms in plain language after EU scrutinyGoogle is updating its terms of service to make them easier to understand
The Associated Press1 day ago
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