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Apple Responds to Guy Who Rang Tim Cook's DoorbellApple has secured a temporary restraining order against a man said to be harassing CEO Tim Cook. In one incident described in court documents first spotted by Dave Gershgorn at OneZero, Rakesh "Rocky" Sharma allegedly snuck past a closed gate at Cook's home in Palo Alto, Calif., after dark on...
Newser11 hours ago
A Powerful New Antibiotic Is Found in a Novel WayThe rise of superbugs means the world needs powerful new antibiotics. A team at MIT says it has just made a major breakthrough using artificial intelligence for the first time. They discovered a compound that looks able to conquer some of the most dangerous bacteria in existence, including some that...
Newser13 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, Cory Doctorow, right, walks in front of other protestors in Los Angeles outside the headquarters of the regulatory body for domain names, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. A private equity firm announced Friday, Feb. 21,  what it calls legally binding commitments designed to ease concerns that its proposed $1.1 billion private takeover of the dot-org domain-setting registry would lead to price gouging and censorship.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
For-profit firm seeking to run .org names makes concessionsA private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet's
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Passenger train partly derails in Australia, killing 2Several cars on a passenger train derailed in southeastern Australia, killing two operators and injuring 12 other people
The Associated Press1 day ago
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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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...
Newser1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day ago
New book imprint will highlight popular podcast A new publishing imprint will be a platform for the podcasts of iHeart Radio
The Associated Press1 day 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 Press1 day ago
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