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Germany: 1 dead, 9 injured after test car veers into traffic

Germany: 1 dead, 9 injured after test car veers into traffic

Police in Germany say that one person has died and nine were seriously injured after a self-driving test car veered into oncoming traffic.

1 hr 20 mins ago
New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

A project in the country's top coal-producing area seeks to pump the carbon dioxide produced by burning that coal back underground.

12 hrs 58 mins ago
Buffett's firm buys more Apple, Amazon while betting on oil

Buffett's firm buys more Apple, Amazon while betting on oil

Warren Buffett’s company bet more on high-tech darling Apple and e-commerce giant Amazon during the second quarter.

13 hrs 8 mins ago
Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

Facebook failed to detect election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil's 2022 election, a new report from Global Witness has found, continuing a pattern of not catching material that violates its policies the group says is “alarming.”.

August 14th, 9:14 PM PDT
Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community with a coal plant that's closing.

August 13th, 10:23 AM PDT
Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch financial prosecutors say they have detained a man suspected of involvement in “concealing criminal financial flows and facilitating money laundering” through the virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash.

August 13th, 2:43 AM PDT
Amazon's Ring, MGM to launch show from viral doorbell videos

Amazon's Ring, MGM to launch show from viral doorbell videos

Amazon-owned companies Ring and Hollywood studio MGM are partnering to create a TV show in the mold of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.".

August 12th, 1:54 PM PDT
South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

South Korea will pardon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong with a year left on his sentence for bribing a president in a corruption scandal that toppled her government.

August 12th, 3:34 AM PDT
China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue fell in the first half of 2022 but new ventures in autos and industrial technology helped to offset a decline in smartphone sales under U.S. sanctions.

August 12th, 1:09 AM PDT
FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection

FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection

Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies.

August 11th, 4:13 PM PDT
EU says US electric vehicle tax credit could break WTO rules

EU says US electric vehicle tax credit could break WTO rules

The European Union says a new U.S. tax credit plan aimed at encouraging Americans to buy electric vehicles could discriminate against European producers and break world trade rules.

August 11th, 8:08 AM PDT
Disney+ ad-free subscription cost to rise by 38% in December

Disney+ ad-free subscription cost to rise by 38% in December

Disney said Wednesday it added 14.4 million subscribers to its Disney+ streaming service in the April-June fiscal quarter, putting it just ahead of Netflix in the streaming wars with about 221 million total streaming subscriptions.

August 10th, 3:35 PM PDT
EXPLAINER: Online privacy in a post-Roe world

EXPLAINER: Online privacy in a post-Roe world

With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that collect personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance.

August 10th, 4:50 PM PDT
Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of shares in Tesla as the billionaire gets his finances in order ahead of his court battle with Twitter.

August 10th, 4:10 PM PDT
Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

A cybersecurity firm informed a major Indian online insurance brokerage last month that critical vulnerabilities in its network could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customers.

August 10th, 2:09 PM PDT

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