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U of Louisiana-Lafayette mini-satellite zipping around EarthA cubical satellite small enough to sit on the palm of your hand is zipping around the world and sending data about radiation to the Louisiana students who designed and built it
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by the Mohave County Sheriff's Office shows a Las Vegas-based tour that rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. One person died, and two were critically injured. The cause of the rollover is under investigation. (Mohave County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 criticalAuthorities say a Las Vegas-based tour bus headed to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona
The Associated Press1 day ago
Italy takes action against TikTok following girl's deathItaly’s data protection authority says it is imposing an immediate block on TikTok’s access to data for any user whose age has not been verified
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2019, file photo the symbol for Intel appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York.  Intel is replacing its CEO after two years. The computer company said Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021,  that Pat Gelsinger will become its new CEO, effective Feb. 15. He takes over for Bob Swan, who became CEO in January 2019.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Chipmaker Intel Corp. blames internal error on data leakThe computer chipmaker Intel Corp. is blaming an internal error on a data leak that prompted it to release a quarterly earnings report early
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tasked With Security, He Spied on 'Most Intimate Moments' InsteadIn Animal House , John Belushi's Bluto used a ladder to spy on women undressing. The modern-day (and perhaps creepier) version of a peeping Tom has a more high-tech method: hacking into home surveillance feeds. That's what Telesforo Aviles, a former employee for home security company ADT, has admitted doing, and...
Newser2 days ago
FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., is letting the air out of an internet-beaming balloon company that was providing online access from the stratosphere. The plan to shut down Loon was announced late Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, ending what started out as one of Google’s secret projects in its so-called “moonshot factory.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Google's parent deflates internet-beaming balloon company Google’s parent company is letting the air out of an internet-beaming balloon company that was providing online access from the stratosphere
The Associated Press2 days ago
YouTube bans German channel that spread virus misinformationGoogle says it has banned a prominent German user of its YouTube video platform who had repeatedly posted false claims about the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. in Tehran, Iran.  Twitter says on Friday, Jan. 22, it has permanently banned an account connected to the office of Iran’s supreme leader.   Other accounts thought to be tied to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s office remained active.  (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
Twitter bans suspect Iran account after post threatens TrumpTwitter says it's permanently banned an account that some in Iran believe is linked to the office of the country's supreme leader, after a posting that seemed to threaten former President Donald Trump
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mel Silva, left, the managing director of Google Australia and New Zealand, appears via a video link during a Senate inquiry into a mandatory code of conduct proposed by the government at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
Google threatens to pull search engine in AustraliaGoogle is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech giants pay for news content
The Associated Press2 days ago
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, as their children Ashley and Hunter watch.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
CNN, MSNBC viewers flip for Biden; Fox audience slumpsCNN and MSNBC, whose political talk lineups are most popular with fans of President Joe Biden, significantly increased their audiences for his inaugural compared with four years ago when Donald Trump took the oath of office
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Facebook's Trump Suspension Goes to Oversight BoardFacebook has defended its decision, made after the attack on the US Capitol, to not allow former President Trump on its platforms indefinitely. "We believe our decision was necessary and right," a Facebook blog post said. But the company has sent the issue to its new Oversight Board for a...
Newser2 days ago
FILE - An Amazon logo appears on an Amazon delivery van, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston. Amazon won’t be forced to restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app favored by followers of former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
Judge says Amazon won't have to restore Parler web serviceAmazon won’t be forced to immediately restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app favored by followers of former President Donald Trump
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2020 file photo Interior Secretary David Bernhardt takes reporters' questions during a stop at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington, Minn. The U.S. government has approved routes for a system of pipelines that would move carbon dioxide across Wyoming in what could be by far the largest such network in North America, if it is developed. Bernhardt signed the plans Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, days before leaving office with the rest of President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelinesThe U.S. government has approved routes for a potential system of pipelines that would move carbon dioxide across Wyoming
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks to crowd before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.   Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight board will decide whether the company’s decision to ban Trump indefinitely from its platform for inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol was the right one. The social media giant said Thursday that it is referring the final decision on Trump’s account to the board, though it believes it made the right choice.  ,(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Facebook's oversight board to rule on Trump banFacebook is passing the buck for its indefinite suspension of former president Donald Trump to a quasi-independent oversight board, setting up a major test of the recently established panel
The Associated Press3 days ago
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