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Lack of training likely cause in copter crash during rallyThe National Transportation Safety Board says loss of control and a lack of recent and recurrent pilot training is to blame for a fatal helicopter crash during the protests of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, nearly three years ago
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Twitter Accounts of the Rich and Famous All Hacked at the Same TimeBig-name Twitter accounts belonging to Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Kanye West, and many others were hacked Wednesday in an elaborate cyberscam that relieved victims of over $110,000. Looks like crypto-scammers took over the accounts for more than two hours, posting tweets that urged people to send money...
Newser5 hours ago
Ireland Wins Case, Won't Have to Take $15B From AppleThe Irish government has won a European Union court victory, meaning Apple won't have to pay it almost $15 billion in back taxes. Europe's second-highest court, the Grand Court in Luxembourg, overturned an earlier ruling that Ireland had given the company illegal tax breaks, the Irish Times reports. Apple also...
Newser6 hours ago
FILE - This April 3, 2013, file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in an apparent Bitcoin scam. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Biden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scamUnidentified hackers have broken into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies in an apparent Bitcoin scam
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Google to invest $4.5 billion in India's Jio digital companyGoogle says it plans to invest $4.5 billion in India’s Jio Platforms Ltd, taking a 7.7% stake in the digital services company owned by India’s most highly-valued company Reliance Industries
The Associated Press9 hours ago
As US seeks production, sole US rare earth miner goes publicThe sole miner of rare earths in the U.S. is becoming a public company amid elevated trade tensions with China, the dominant global supplier of the material used in everything from computers to cars
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 file photo, European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. A European Union high court on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 ruled in favor of technology giant Apple and Ireland in its dispute with the EU over 13 billion euros, 15 billion US dollars in back taxes. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Apple wins big EU court case over $15 billion in taxesA European Union high court has ruled that technology giant Apple does not have to pay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland, as the EU’s executive commission wants
The Associated Press19 hours ago
A Huawei sign is displayed on their premises in Reading, England, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Britain's government on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a limited role in the U.K.'s new high-speed mobile phone network in a decision with broad implications for relations between London and Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Chinese UK ambassador says Huawei decision 'unfair'China’s ambassador to the UK has questioned whether Britain can offer a fair business environment following its decision to ban Huawei from taking part in the country’s high-speed wireless network
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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