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FILE - This March 19, 2018, file photo shows a Google app in Baltimore. Google will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims to expand its presence on bigger screens with a new TV service. The products unveiled Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, focus on two areas where Google has struggled to make significant inroads. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Google unveils latest Pixel phone, rolls out new TV serviceGoogle will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims to expand its presence on bigger screens with a new TV service
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears at the window before speaking on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. A London court has heard that Julian Assange’s conversations in the latter part of his seven-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were systematically bugged, even in the toilet. Two anonymous witnesses who worked for a Spanish firm with a security contract at the embassy said the WikiLeaks founder faced an intensifying bugging operation after Donald Trump became U.S. president. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Assange bugged while at Ecuadorian Embassy, UK court toldA London court has heard that Julian Assange’s conversations in the latter part of his seven-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were systematically bugged, even in the toilet
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FAA chief Steve Dickson walks around a Boeing 737 MAX, conducting a pre-flight check ahead of take-off from Boeing Field in Seattle on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight.   The Max has been grounded since March 2019, after the second crash. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)
FAA chief tests changes to Boeing's grounded 737 MaxThe head of the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted one of Boeing's grounded 737 Max planes and says he likes what he saw
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Jeff Hodge, a standup comic looking for his big break, waits for ride-share passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Sept. 24, 2020. Voters are being asked to decide via Proposition 22 whether to create an exemption to a new state law aimed at providing wage and benefit protections to Uber, Lyft and other app-based drivers. Hodge sees pros and cons of both sides but being independent is a better fit for him."If I was a regular Joe, I'd be an employee," Hodge said. "It all depends on your lifestyle." (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
Uber, Lyft look to kill California law on app-based drivers California voters are being asked to decide if Uber, Lyft and other app-based drivers should remain independent contractors or be eligible for the benefits that come with being company employees
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Viktor Orban Prime Minister of Hungary attends a news conference following talks with his counterparts from central Europe's Visegrad Group in Lublin, Poland, on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. In preparation for European Union summit this month, the prime ministers of Poland, The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary discussed situation in Belarus, ties with Russia and fighting COVID-19. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Twitter temporarily suspends Hungarian government's accountThe Hungarian government says its official Twitter account was temporarily suspended and then restored without explanation
The Associated Press12 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during a debate about her policy as part of Germany's budget 2021 debate at the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany welcomes China climate goals, wants more EU actionGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed China’s plan to be carbon-neutral by 2060, contrasting it with the U.S. failure to abide by the goals of the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith (55)c elaborates his fumble recovery in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TVWith the coronavirus having thrown a halt to the production of most dramas and comedies, television ratings for the first week of the fall season were way down compared to last year
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft took five hours to resolve a major outage of its workplace applications on Monday, but has not clarified what caused the outage. The company said the outage, which affected users’ ability to log into Office 365 applications, began early evening Monday Eastern time. Microsoft did not reply to questions Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 about what caused the outage, but said on its service-status Twitter account that it had identified a “recent change” that caused problems. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
Microsoft resolves major Monday outage after five hoursMicrosoft took five hours to resolve a major outage of its workplace applications on Monday, but has not clarified what caused the outage
The Associated Press1 day ago
When Vegas Schools Declined Ransom, Hackers Took ActionA hacker group has published employee Social Security numbers, student grades, and other sensitive information from the Clark County School District in Las Vegas after it refused to pay a ransom. The largest school district known to be hit with ransomware since the start of the pandemic announced a breach...
Newser1 day ago
This undated photo provided by Amazon shows the Amazon One device. Amazon has introduced the new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices.  Customers at the stores near Amazon's campus in Washington can flash a palm for entry and to buy goods. (Amazon via AP)
Amazon sees broad audience for its palm recognition techAmazon is introducing new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices
The Associated Press1 day ago
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