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Filing Opens in iPhone SettlementFiling has opened for iPhone owners wanting their cash settlement over battery issues. Apple will pay about $25 to each owner under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit, MacRumors reports, after the manufacturer admitted slowing down older iPhones to head off shutdowns caused by degraded batteries. Apple's payments are limited...
Newser10 hours ago
A contractor carries an electrostatic sprayer used to disinfect subway cars at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?Mass transit systems around the world have taken sweeping steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down some subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors
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NFL, Oakley come up with face shields to protect players With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is one step closer to addressing player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic
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American woman freed after being held captive in NigeriaAuthorities say a retired American woman who was lured to Nigeria by a 34-year-old man she met on Facebook has been rescued after spending more than a year in captivity
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Helicopters approach the USS Bonhomme Richard as crews fight the fire Monday, July 13, 2020, in San Diego. Fire crews continue to battle the blaze Monday after 21 people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Fire ravages ship for 2nd day; sends acrid haze over cityFlames raged through a warship for a second day as a top Navy official revealed that a fire suppression system was inoperable when the blaze erupted while the ship was docked in San Diego
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this March 5, 2020 file photo, journalist and activist Omar Radi speaks after a hearing at the Casablanca Courthouse, In Casablanca, Morocco. On Sunday, July 12, 2020 the Tel Aviv District Court rejected a request to strip the controversial Israeli spyware firm NSO Group of its export license over the suspected use of the company’s technology in targeting journalists, including Radi, and dissidents worldwide. The case, brought by Amnesty International in January, called on the court to prevent NSO from selling its technology abroad, especially to repressive regimes. The court ruled that Amnesty’s attorneys did not provide sufficient evidence. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File)
Israeli court rejects petition to curb spyware companyAn Israeli court has rejected a request to strip the controversial Israeli spyware company NSO Group of its export license over the suspected use of the company’s technology in targeting journalists and dissidents worldwide
The Associated Press22 hours ago
A sign points toward the headquarters of Analog Devices, Inc., Monday, July 13, 2020, in Norwood, Mass. Computer chip maker Analog Devices is buying Maxim Integrated in an all-stock deal that will create a company worth about $68 billion, and strengthens its position in the analog semiconductor sector. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Analog Devices buys Maxim, creating $68 billion chipmakerAnalog Devices is buying Maxim Integrated in an all-stock deal that values the combined business at more than $68 billion
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2019 file photo, Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a visit to El Centro College in Dallas. U.S. tech giant Google is investing in a $10 billion fund to help accelerate India’s transition to a digital economy in the next five to seven years.  Pichai, said Monday that the project will focus on building products that are relevant to India’s needs and empowering businesses for their “digital transformation.”(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Google announces $10 billion 'digitization' fund for IndiaU.S. tech giant Google is investing in a $10 billion fund to help accelerate India’s transition to a digital economy in the next five to seven years
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A man wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus talks on his smartphone as he walks past a Huawei store in Beijing, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop "oppressing Chinese companies" after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
BT CEO warns of long road to excise Huawei from UK networkThe CEO of BT has warned it may take a decade to remove Huawei equipment from Britain’s telecom infrastructure if the UK government caves in to US pressure to dump the telecom provider from its networks
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Hyundai exec: Online sales will help with virus resurgenceThe past five years have been rough for Hyundai in the U.S. as it scrambled to catch up with a shift in consumer preferences from cars to trucks and SUVs
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This Nov.3 2017 file photo shows the logo Ubisoft on a computer screen at the Paris Games Week in Paris. French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
Games maker Ubisoft shakes up staff amid misconduct probeFrench gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassment
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, student Naval aviator Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle, assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron (VT) 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, stands by a T-45C Goshawk training aircraft following her final flight to complete the undergraduate Tactical Air (Strike) pilot training syllabus, July 7, 2020, in Kingsville, Texas. Swegle is the Navy's first known Black female strike aviator and will receive her Wings of Gold during a ceremony on July 31. (Lt.j.g. Luke Redito/U.S. Navy via AP)
US Navy welcomes 1st Black female Tactical Aircraft pilotThe U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot
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Vintage Super Mario Bros. video game sells for $114,000An unopened copy of a vintage Super Mario Bros
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Amid Spread of Misinformation, Whispers on FB's Next MoveFacebook has been struggling lately over a massive advertiser boycott , partly driven by the company's refusal to address political ads spreading misinformation on the platform. Now, people familiar with Facebook's thinking say the company is considering banning political ads in the days leading up to the November election, per Bloomberg...
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