Oklahoma Technology News

Business

Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Taiwanese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery-powered vehicles,...

Business

UK police use of facial recognition tests public's tolerance

LONDON (AP) — When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some...

Business

Edmunds: Five noteworthy electric vehicles to buy in 2020

Your options for a new electric vehicle in 2020 are more diverse than ever. There will be an EV for nearly every vehicle type....

News

'They want them gone': Norman parents complain of school devices

NORMAN — Dozens of Norman parents said they were unhappy with technology use in the city's public school district, with fears...

Business

US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle...

Business

Technology could cut train crews from 2 to 1 but is it safe?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — How many people does it take to operate a locomotive?For the railroad industry, the answer is simple:...

Business

Banks, communications stocks lead small gains on Wall Street

Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Friday as solid earnings from banks helped extend momentum from the...

Business

Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America

Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first...

Sports

Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner.AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and...

Business

Global IoT in Utilities Market Size to Grow with a CAGR of 13.5% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020--The "IoT in Utilities Market by Component (Platform, Solutions (Asset Monitoring and...

News

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will...

Business

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg would push for all new cars to be electric by...

Business

Lithium Ion Battery Markets Expected to Reach $1 Trillion By End of the Forecast Period, 2020-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020--The "Lithium Ion Batteries: for Electric Vehicles, Smart Phones, and Storage Platforms,...

Business

Global stocks inspired by US rally, hopes for Chinese growth

Global stocks rose Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China's economic slowdown may...

Business

Global Gas Sensors Market Expected to Grow in Value from $0.93 Billion in 2018 to $1.93 Billion in 20207 with a CAGR of 8.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020--The "Gas Sensors - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to...

Health

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. POLITICAL STAKES HIGH...

Business

Global Power Monitoring Market Expected to be Valued at $6.60 Billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 7.1% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020--The "Power Monitoring - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to...

Crime

Germany gives investigators more tools against child porn

BERLIN (AP) — The German parliament on Friday approved legislation that will allow investigators to use computer-generated...

Business

Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

KIEL, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020--German municipal utility, Stadtwerke Kiel, launched one of Europe’s most modern...

Business

Official says Phoenix airport ride-hailing fee is illegal

PHOENIX (AP) — A new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional, the state...

Business

NBC hopes 'free' makes Peacock stand out in streaming era

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

Exclusively from The Oklahoman

Business

Panel finds FAA followed procedures in approving Boeing Max

A government advisory committee has concluded that federal regulators followed established procedures when they certified the...

Business

Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chain

Microsoft is pledging to become 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits.CEO...

Business

Expert: Georgia election server showed signs of tampering

BOSTON (AP) — A computer security expert says he found that a forensic image of the election server central to a legal battle...

Sports

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again.So for the second time since they last threw a pitch, the New...

News

FBI plans to notify states about local election breaches

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI, in a change of policy, is committing to inform state officials if local election systems have been...

Health

Is your eye the next frontier for small screen tech? First look at new smart contact lens

Commercial availability for the Mojo Lens is likely about two years away, with the more immediate use cases in the enterprise...

Health

Business Highlights

___Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priorityWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new...

Business

Labor Department limits news outlets' use of embargoed data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department will begin restricting news organizations' use of economic data by barring computers...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing major indexes to more record highs.A batch of solid economic data...

Business

Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in Ukraine are investigating whether the U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance by an...

Business

Russia's new PM a career bureaucrat with no political aims

MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn't come up as a top...

Business

European carmakers build out charging network for electrics

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European automakers' network of highway charging stations for battery-powered vehicles is taking...

Business

Global AGM Battery Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2019 to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2020--The "Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) Battery Market by Voltage (2-4 Volts, 6-8 Volts, 12 Volts...

Business

Global Solar Powered Car Market to Grow in Value from $0.68 Billion in 2018 to $3.10 Billion in 2027 with a CAGR of 18.4% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2020--The "Solar Powered Car - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to...

Business

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court heard a case Thursday calling for restrictions to be slapped on NSO Group, an Israeli...

Business

Global HVDC Converter Station Market to Grow in Value from $8.73 Billion in 2018 to $21.44 Billion in 2027 with a CAGR of 10.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2020--The "HVDC Converter Station - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added...

Business

China welcomes US deal, says 'core concerns' must be met

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government welcomed an interim trade deal with Washington and said Thursday the two sides need to...

News

Taiwan holds latest military drills following elections

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese marines staged drills Thursday as part of a series of military exercises following the...

Business

'Friends' cast reunion special remains a 'maybe' for HBO Max

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The “Friends” reunion will be there for you. Maybe.“There's interest all the way around” in bringing...

Business

Asian shares mixed after signing of China-US trade pact

Share prices were mixed Thursday in moderate trading in Asia after the U.S. and China signed a preliminary trade agreement that...

Health

Ex-NFL player Steve Gleason honored by Congress for ALS work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former NFL player Steve Gleason has received the Congressional Gold Medal — the highest civilan honor...

Business

News flash from Florida legislators: Telegraph era is over

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are transmitting a news bulletin: The telegraph era is over.Before there was instant...

Business

Emphasis on US exports, trade secrets in China trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China reached a trade deal Wednesday that eases tensions between the world’s two...

Business

Trade deal: US eases sanctions, China to buy more US exports

The United States and China signed an initial trade pact Wednesday, easing tensions between the world's two largest economies.A...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks ended a wobbly day with modest gains, enough to send the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its first close above 29,000...

Health

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Jan. 15The Los Angeles Times on the International Olympic...

News

Turkey lifts more than 2-year block of Wikipedia

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday lifted its more than two-year ban on accessing Wikipedia, weeks after the country's...

Health

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political...

Business

Ahead in the clouds: Alibaba plans to change the Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alibaba’s promise to the Olympic family is to bring its technological might to help organizers,...

Business

Want to sell on Amazon? Businesses must weigh pros, cons

NEW YORK (AP) — While many small manufacturers and retailers believe Amazon is the place to be, Lyris Autran is forgoing the...

Business

Video: Trump to sign 'Phase 1' of China trade deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the signing of an initial trade deal between the...

Sports

To stop sign stealing, MLB could fight tech with more tech

PHOENIX (AP) — If Major League Baseball really wants to stop its teams from electronically stealing signs, it might consider...

Business

EU legal opinion: mass data retention at odds with EU law

BRUSSELS (AP) — A legal adviser at the European Union’s highest court said Wednesday that the bloc's data protection rules...

Business

World shares slip on jitters over China-US trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a...

Business

Global Photonics Market Analysis & Trends During the Forecast Period, 2018-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2020--The "Global Photonics Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028" report has...

Business

Asian shares decline on revived jitters over trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a trade...

News

Prankster appears in Australia court for driving flooded car

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — A social media prankster appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday charged in relation to driving...

Business

Census Bureau plans hundreds of ads in 13 languages for 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Faced with a changed media landscape from the last once-a-decade head count in 2010, U.S. Census Bureau...

News

Sudan declares end to mutiny from within security forces

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s main intelligence agency said late Tuesday it has succeeded in quelling an armed mutiny over severance pay...

Business

NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued

The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that could let...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stock indexes closed unevenly on Wall Street Tuesday as losses in technology companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the...

Business

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

LONDON (AP) — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in...

Business

Amazon lets third-party sellers use FedEx ground again

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said it will allow its third-party sellers to start using FedEx's ground service again after banning...

News

Warren, Sanders backers feud after 'Pocahontas' text message

A text message that referred to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” that was sent through rival...

Business

Russians hacked company key to Ukraine scandal: researchers

BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at...

Business

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Below find our Apple Books US bestseller list for week ending 01/12/20.1. Hunter Killer by Brad Taylor - 9780062886040 -...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1 TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft2 Minecraft, Mojang3 Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi4 Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations5...

Business

National Security Agency tips off Microsoft to major Windows security flaw, company issues fix for it Tuesday

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — National Security Agency tips off Microsoft to major Windows security flaw, company issues fix for it...

Business

You can get a free Popeyes chicken sandwich through DoorDash this week

Popeyes and the delivery service are celebrating their new partnership with the deal.

Business

North America Gas Meter Market Expected to Generate a Value of US $1.6 Billion by 2024 with a CAGR of Over 3% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--The "North America Gas Meter Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity...

Sports

Video review of decisions coming to Olympic table tennis

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Video review will be used in table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics for players to challenge umpire...

Business

Global UPS Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of Around 5% During the Forecast Period, 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--The "UPS Market by Application and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024" report...

Business

UK's Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that opponents of Huawei should suggest alternatives to the...

News

Luminescent Solar Concentrators For Photovoltaic Solar Cells - Market Size & Growth Rate, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--The "Luminescent Solar Concentrators (LSC) For Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Cells" report has...

Business

Middle East and Africa Smart Meter Data Management Market Analysis, Drivers, Restraints & Outlook for 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--The "Middle East and Africa Smart Meter Data Management Market 2019-2027" report has...

Business

China welcomes currency decision ahead of trade deal with US

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday welcomed a U.S. decision ahead of the signing of a trade deal with Beijing to drop it from a...

News

Navigant Research Report Shows North American Sales of Plug-In EVs Are Expected to Reach over 2.6 Million by 2030

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the impact that purchase...

Business

Russian agents hacked company at center of the Ukraine scandal, researchers say

BOSTON (AP) — Russian agents hacked company at center of the Ukraine scandal, researchers say.

Business

Anger in Iran over jet's downing; gunfire disperses protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Popular anger swelled Monday in Iran over the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner...

Business

New Boeing CEO inherits crisis created under his predecessor

Changing CEOs was the easy part. Now it's up to Boeing's new leader to deal with a crisis caused by two crashes and the...

Business

Visa buys financial technology company Plaid for $5.3B

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa is purchasing the financial technology company Plaid for $5.3 billion, a major push by the payment...

Health

20 ways to be more environmentally friendly in 2020

You can always start small and work in more environmentally conscious options when you’re ready.

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, sending the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to record highs.Financial companies...

Business

Stocks climb ahead of trade deal, sending S&P 500 to record

Technology companies led stocks to broad gains on Wall Street Monday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes to more...

Business

Microsoft ends free Windows 7 security updates on Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're still using Microsoft's Windows 7, your computer might soon be at risk.Microsoft will stop providing...

Health

Gene-editing tool's pioneers win Israel's Wolf Prize

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two global pioneers of modern gene-editing technology were awarded Monday Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize in...

Business

Bundesliga, Amazon want to predict what happens next

Statistics on sports broadcasts give context to what happened. The German Bundesliga and Amazon want to provide a data-based...

Business

Corvette wins car of year award, Kia Telluride takes top SUV

DETROIT (AP) — The new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette won the North American Car of the Year award on Monday.The Kia Telluride...

Business

US, UK officials meet as PM Johnson's Huawei decision nears

LONDON (AP) — British and American officials are meeting as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government prepares to decide...

Business

Stove Market Trends in China Up to 2027 - Dramatic Expansions of the Manufacturing Capabilities & Rising Consumer Consumptions - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--The "Stove Market Trends in China" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

Business

Latin America Smart Meter Data Management Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 16.34% During the Forecast Period - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--The "Latin America Smart Meter Data Management Market 2019-2027" report has been added...

Business

European Smart Meter Data Management Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 15.02% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--The "Europe Smart Meter Data Management Market 2019-2027" report has been added to...

Business

Global Soft Magnetic Composite Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 8.2% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--The "Global Soft Magnetic Composite Market Outlook and Projections, 2019-2027" report...

Business

China auto sales fall again in 2019 amid trade war

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales fell for a second year in 2019 as a trade war with Washington and an economic slowdown...

Business

Global Battery Storage Market: The Definitive Guide for Commercial and Industrial Applications - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2020--The "Battery Storage: The Definitive Guide for Commercial and Industrial Applications"...

News

'Holy Grail' digital effects rewinding the clock for actors

LONDON (AP) — With Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” expected to battle “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood” and “1917” for the best...

Sports

Davidson needs overtime to get past Saint Joseph's, 89-83

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Luka Brajkovic scored six of his 17 points in overtime to carry Davidson to an 89-83 win over Saint...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Mookie Betts agreed Friday to a $27 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, the largest...

Business

Boeing plans flight tests for 737 Max, 777X in Oklahoma

The Boeing Co. has plans to perform flight tests at a rural Oklahoma airport on two of its commercial jets, including the 737...

Business

FBI tightening up wiretap protocols after watchdog report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI laid out new protocols Friday for how it conducts electronic surveillance in national security cases,...

Business

CNN agrees to record $76M settlement over labor dispute

CNN has agreed to pay $76 million in backpay as part of a record settlement with the federal labor board after the cable...

Business

Lawsuit forces Uber to stop operating in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uber said Friday it will stop operating in Colombia following stiff opposition from taxi drivers’...

Business

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill lashed out at Boeing on Friday after the release of a batch of emails and text messages in which...

Business

Chat logs, emails show cavalier attitude by Boeing employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Internal documents reveal that Boeing employees were aware of problems with the Max 737 jet ahead of two deadly...

Business

Cryptocurrency expert released on $1M bond in sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — A cryptocurrency expert charged with violating economic sanctions against North Korea has been released on $1...

Business

Robots out of work as automated businesses close in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It has been a bad week for robots in the San Francisco Bay Area.A Silicon Valley company that used robots...

Business

US stocks pull back from records following jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell from their record heights on Friday after a report showed hiring was a touch weaker than...

News

Tor system suspected of downing plane is very efficient

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S., Canadian and British officials said the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed near Tehran this week was downed by...

News

AP Explains: Not all cyber threats equally worrisome

WASHINGTON (AP) — West Virginia reported unusual cyber activity targeting its election systems. The Texas governor said the...

Health

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — There are no initial public offerings scheduled to debut the week of Jan 13,2020.

Business

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this...

Business

Google legal chief leaving amid sexual misconduct troubles

David Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent company Alphabet, is leaving at the end of the month, following accusations of...

News

MIT warns foreign students of possible visits from ICE

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is warning international students that federal immigration officials...

Business

Global Onshore Wind Turbine Market, Forecast to 2025 - Technology Innovation & Growth in Demand for Renewable Power Purchase Agreements are Likely to Drive...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2020--The "Growth Opportunities in the Global Onshore Wind Turbine Market, Forecast to 2025"...

Business

Christmas ransomware attack hit New York airport servers

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York airport and its computer management provider were attacked by ransomware over...

News

Nuclear Fusion and Advanced Materials: Emerging Opportunities for the Forecast Period, 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2020--The "Nuclear Fusion and Advanced Materials: Emerging Opportunities" report has been...

Business

Global Waste to Energy Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2020--The "Waste to Energy Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and...

Business

TeleVet closes $2 million funding round

TeleVet, an online platform that connects veterinary clinics with pet owners, has closed a seed funding round of $2 million,...

Business

India's top court orders review of all curbs in Kashmir

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court on Friday ordered the government to review all restrictions, including the suspension of...

Business

Asian shares rise after US stocks set records as fears fade

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of...

Business

CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza.The annual CES...

Business

Facebook cable plan hits resistance in Oregon coastal town

TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or...

Business

'Send Nudes': Drivers shocked by road sign's racy request

PINE KNOT, Ky. (AP) — Drivers traveling along a Kentucky highway didn't have to check their direct messages to receive the...

Business

Advocates warn citizenship, digital divide may affect Census

Leaders of advocacy groups warned lawmakers on Thursday that the fight over a failed citizenship question, the digital divide...

Business

Report: Grubhub considers sale as competition intensifies

Big changes could be coming to the food delivery business, where companies have been struggling with high costs and fickle...

Business

Facebook again refuses to ban political ads, even false ones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Despite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling...

Business

US Ethanol Market Expected to Generate a Value of US $38.69 Billion During the Forecast Period, 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 9, 2020--The "US Ethanol Market (Production, Consumption, Exports, Application & Co-Products):...

Business

Microsoft looks to detect sex predators in video game chats

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft says it has developed a technique to detect online predators who try to groom children for...

Business

Rapid Urbanization, Increasing Population & Efficiency Requirements are Driving the Need for Improvement in Urban Water Infrastructure, 2019 -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 9, 2020--The "Advanced Opportunities in the Urban Water Infrastructure Market in APAC, 2019"...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows Global Annual Revenue for Building Decarbonization Technologies Is Expected to Reach $269 Billion in 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 9, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the market issues surrounding...

Business

Oklahoma companies in Las Vegas for CES 2020

Four Oklahoma companies are in Las Vegas this week at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world's biggest trade show for the...

Business

California lawmakers eye back-up power for cellphone towers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When the nation's largest electric utility preemptively shut off power last fall to prevent wildfires...

Business

US to probe fatal Indiana crash involving Tesla Model 3

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is sending a special team to Indiana to investigate a fatal crash...

News

Cyberwar with Iran: How vulnerable is America?

The U.S. airstrike in Baghdad that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on Friday will likely lead to retaliatory...

Crime

Las Vegas says no data stolen in cyber attack on city system

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No data was stolen or corrupted in a cyber attack this week on the city of Las Vegas computer system,...

Business

Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new...

Business

Retailers lost in the last decade: Toys R Us, Sports Authority, Blockbuster, Borders and Payless

A look at some of the biggest stores that shuttered all or nearly all locations in the 2010s, many of which relaunched an...

Life

Your 2020 checklist: 6 steps to a safer digital life

With 2020 now here, we at USA TODAY have some tips on how to take hold of your digital life.We’ve got six things for you to...

Business

New US plan keeps autonomous vehicle standards voluntary

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its most recent round of guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers that rely on...

Business

Hollywood-backed Quibi thinks you'll pay for its video bites

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A startup heavily backed by Hollywood is wagering that you're ready to set aside YouTube and TikTok to watch...

Business

Search off for 'command vehicle' in mystery drone case

A Colorado sheriff on Wednesday rescinded his call for people to be on the lookout for a “command vehicle” that may be...

Business

Kitchens get smarter at CES tech show, not yet in many homes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tell your refrigerator about your dietary preferences and it’ll concoct a recipe plan for the coming week,...

Business

Virgin Galactic's next spaceship reaches build milestone

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virgin Galactic's next passenger spaceship has reached a major construction milestone, the company said...

Business

FBI asks Apple for phone data from Saudi shooting suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI asked Apple this week to help extract data from iPhones that belonged to the Saudi aviation student...

Business

CES tech show: Voice for the gas pump, sensors for the plant

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A connected world means paying for gas with your voice and sensing when a plant needs water.The annual CES...

Crime

Police: Long lines at vehicle office send customer into rage

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — A woman angry about long lines at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office smashed computer equipment,...

Health

Electric scooter injuries surge along with their popularity

Electric scooter injuries have surged along with their popularity in the United States, nearly tripling over four years,...

Business

Ivanka Trump's appearance at CES tech show draws criticism

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nation's largest consumer electronics show hosted Ivanka Trump as a keynote speaker — a choice that drew...

Business

Global Wind Turbine Market, 2019-2024: The Market was Valued at USD 49,882.36 Million in 2018 with Expected Growth During the Forecast Period -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2020--The "Global Wind Turbine Market - Analysis By Wind Farms (Onshore, Offshore), Components...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 8, 2020: Check out the multimedia interactive art installation 'Elemental Worlds' at Science Museum Oklahoma

"Elemental Worlds" lets visitors use digital drawing tools to decorate and color one of 12 animals that will come to life in...

Business

Facebook, eBay crack down on fake reviews after UK warning

LONDON (AP) — Britain's competition watchdog said Wednesday that Facebook and eBay pledged to crack down on the trade in fake...

Business

IIoT is Significantly Impacting Economical & Environmental Sustainability & Taking the Industry a Step Closer Towards Realizing the Goal of Circular Economy...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2020--The "Impact of IIoT in the Global Water & Wastewater Industry" report has been added to...

Business

Intersolar North America Announces New Events for This Year’s Expo Floor

PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2020--Intersolar North America (#isna2020) , the first major...

Business

Iran strikes back at US with missile attack at bases in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck back at the United States early on Wednesday for killing its most powerful military commander,...

Business

Navigant Research Names Lumenaza and GreenCom Networks the Leading Residential Energy as a Service Platform Providers

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2020--A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and...

Health

Sex tech from women-led startups pops up at CES gadget show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sex tech is gracing the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week, a year after organizers took fire for revoking...

Business

Report: Ransomware takes down online currency exchange

BOSTON (AP) — A week after a malicious virus infected its network, the London-based foreign currency exchange company Travelex...

Health

CES tech show: Say no to junk food; machines make cocktails

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you.These were among...

Business

Leagues finally cash in on sports betting by selling data

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming...

Business

Iran: missiles fired at Iraqi air base housing US troops

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base...

News

Arkansas panel issues recommendations on state's levees

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas panel formed after historic flooding last year released a report on Tuesday recommending...

Health

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of the CES gadget show after being given constraints on how it...

Business

White House proposes guidelines for regulating the use of AI

The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine,...

Business

Pier 1, Chevron fall; Beyond Meat, Microchip Technology rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:Pier 1 Imports Inc., down 44 cents at $4.73.The...

Business

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

LONDON (AP) — Facebook says it is banning “deepfake” videos, the false but realistic clips created with artificial intelligence...

News

Streaming TV programming for kids embraces iconic brands

NEW YORK (AP) — New technology. Same furry faces.When Apple was thinking about what kind of children's TV programming it wanted...

News

The top 10 Apps on the iTunes Store

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending January 5, 2020:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads...

Business

Google really is listening and recording on apps

Google's connected devices can record every word you say to it – whether you use the wake word or not.

Business

Tesla delivers first Chinese-made Model 3 to customers

BEIJING (AP) — Tesla's Shanghai factory delivered its first cars to customers Monday and chief executive Elon Musk said the...

Business

Machfu Collaborates with Eaton to Yield New Edge Device Data, Advancing Electric Grid Reliability

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 7, 2020--Machfu, an Industrial Internet of Things technology company, is working with...

Health

The other fake meat: Impossible Foods unveils pork, sausage

After a big year for its plant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate.The California-based company...

Business

China Solar Photovoltaics Analysis: Market Outlook & Analysis to 2030, Updated 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 7, 2020--The "China Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Analysis: Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2019" report...

Health
Video

OCAST program seeds innovative eye research

To the untrained eye, the image flashing on the computer screen in a small laboratory at the Dean McGee Eye Institute could...

News

Navigant Research Report Shows Energy Technologies Are Being Integrated into New Build Residential Developments

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 7, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines how regulators, homebuilders, energy...

Business

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites, trying to tone them down

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to...

Health

CES Gadget Show: Flying taxis, toilet paper robots and more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flying taxis and a robot that can fetch toilet paper when you're stranded on the loo were among the...

Business

Feds, Colorado seek answers in mysterious drone sightings

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — Groups of drones have been spotted buzzing over rural parts of northeastern Colorado and western...

Business

NASA contractor settles whistleblower complaint for $375,000

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A NASA contractor on Monday agreed to pay $375,000 in order to settle a whistleblower complaint that...

News

Homeland Security will share citizenship data with Census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is agreeing to share citizenship information with the U.S. Census...

Business

Business Highlights

___Oil price keeps rising as industry eyes Iran-US conflictPROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The global benchmark for crude oil...

Business

CES Gadget Show: Surveillance is in - and in a big way

From the face scanner that will check in some attendees to the cameras-everywhere array of digital products, the CES gadget...

Business

Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Market Report - Demand of USD 32.2 Billion Projected by 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--The  "Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Market"  report has been added to...

Business

North America Lithium-ion Battery Market Estimated to Grow with a CAGR of 11.8% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--The  "North America Lithium-ion Battery Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth,...

Business

Global Geothermal Power Equipment Market Analysis, Drivers & Restraints During the Forecast Period, 2019-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--The  "Geothermal Power Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

Business

Global Marine Fuel Management Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--The  "Marine Fuel Management Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

Business

Cabot Corporation to Acquire Shenzhen Sanshun Nano New Materials Co., Ltd (SUSN)

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--Cabot China Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT), entered...

Business

CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s

NEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims...

News

Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect...

Business

US restricts exports of AI for analyzing satellite images

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. technology companies that build artificial intelligence software for analyzing satellite imagery will...

Business

Insider Q&A: How YouTube decides what to ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Halprin, the global head of trust and safety for YouTube, has a tough job: He oversees the teams that...

News

Austrian Foreign Ministry under 'serious cyberattack'

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's Foreign Ministry says its IT systems are the target of a “serious cyberattack” and authorities have...

Business

Meacham: Tulsa firm highlights cycle of innovation

From cars to refrigerators to doorbells, the machines we use every day are getting smarter every year. McKinsey reports that...

Business

Executive Q&A with Laura Fleet: OKC health care lawyer starts unique rideshare service

Laura Fleet hatched the idea for her startup tech company — a customized, concierge door-to-door transportation service for the...

News

Gym class without the gym? With technology, it's catching on

Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's...

Business

Tesla aims to build 500,000 vehicles per year near Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Tesla plans to build half a million electric vehicles a year at its future factory outside Berlin.Planning...

Business

Paycom leapfrogs energy companies in size

Paycom Software's rapid growth over the past year has put it squarely in the list of Oklahoma's top three biggest public...

Business

Iranian cyberattacks feared after killing of top general

BOSTON (AP) — Iran’s retaliation for the United States' targeted killing of its top general is likely to include cyberattacks,...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks fell broadly and oil prices surged Friday after a U.S. strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq, raising tensions in...

Business

Tesla stock hits record as 2019 sales rise more than 50%

DETROIT (AP) — Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. hit a record closing price Friday after the company reported that its...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Dec. 30-Jan. 3.SPECIAL DIVIDENDSGlacier Bancorp .20SilverSun...

Business

Strategic Analysis of the Electric Vehicle (EV) Ecosystem in Germany, 2018-2025 - Current & Future Prospects of EV Sales by Model, OEM, Type of Vehicle, and...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 3, 2020--The "Strategic Analysis of the Electric Vehicle (EV) Ecosystem in Germany, 2018 - 2025"...

Business

Oil prices surge, stocks slip after US kills Iran general

BEIJING (AP) — Oil prices surged and most major global stock markets declined Friday after an Iranian general was killed by...

News

Global Aircraft Battery Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 3, 2020--The "Aircraft Battery - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to...

Business

3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla's Autopilot

DETROIT (AP) — Three crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company’s Autopilot...

Business

Women win $13M in lawsuit against porn site in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The owners and operators of a San Diego-based porn website must pay $12.7 million after a judge found them...

Business

Co-creator defends suspected UAE spying app called ToTok

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — If the popular ToTok video and voice calling app is a spying tool of the United Arab...

Health

Deal will let more companies make an overdose antidote spray

NEW YORK (AP) — More companies could begin making an easy-to-use version of an opioid overdose antidote under a deal announced...

Business

Amazon workers clash with company over climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon employees say the company is threatening to fire workers for publicly pushing the company to do more to...

Business

Your smart TV is spying on you. Here are step-by-step instructions to stop it

Those smart TVs that sold for unheard of low prices over the holidays come with a catch. The price is super low, but the...

Business

2020 Solar Power, Wind Power & Renewable Energy Industry Almanac - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--The "Solar Power, Wind Power & Renewable Energy Industry Almanac 2020: Solar Power, Wind...

Business

The Global Lithium-Ion Battery Market - Market Revenue Set to Increase at 17.9% CAGR from 2018-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--The "The Global Lithium-Ion Battery Market" report has been added to...

Business

Global Air Source Heat Pump Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--The "Air Source Heat Pump - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added...

News

Global Air Starter Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--The "Air Starter - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to...

Business

Navigant Research Report Finds Total Addressable Transactive Energy Market Is Expected to Experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 153%

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research provides insight into current developments in...

Business

2019 Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker, Issue 14 - DataWing Global, Planet Labs, Plutoshift & Seeq Corporation - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--The "Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker - Issue 14" report has been added to...

Sports

Replay dominated sports in 2019, and expect more this year

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the moment two officials failed to throw a flag for obvious pass interference on a play that helped...

Business

Global Syngas & Derivatives Market by Production Technology, Gasifier Type, Feedstock, Application, and Region - Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 1, 2020--The "Syngas & Derivatives Market by Production Technology, Gasifier Type, Feedstock...

Business

Feds will investigate deadly Tesla crash in California

GARDENA, Calif. (AP) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the crash of a speeding Tesla that...

Life

Drones will watch over Times Square during New Year’s Eve ball drop — a security first

With drones monitoring Times Square on New Year's Eve for the first time in its history, the New York Police Department says...

Business

Stocks close out best year since 2013; S&P 500 soars 28.9%

Wall Street closed the books Tuesday on a blockbuster 2019 for stock investors, with the broader market delivering its best...

Business

Stocks close out their best year since 2013; S&P 500 index gains 28.9%, led by huge gains in technology companies

Stocks close out their best year since 2013; S&P 500 index gains 28.9%, led by huge gains in technology companies.

Business

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Apple Book charts for week ending December 29, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher)1. The Last Wish by...

News

Racial bias in facial recognition software: What travelers should know as TSA, CBP expand programs

Federal government researchers found evidence of bias against minorities in facial recognition software as its use is set to...

Business

Beware of the smart device: Ways to stay private and safe

NEW YORK (AP) — Did someone invite a spy into your home over the holidays? Maybe so, if a friend or family member gave you a...

Business

Trump signs law to reduce robocalls, though they won't end

NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of...

Business

Huawei sales up 18% but US pressure means tough times ahead

BEIJING (AP) — China's Huawei Technologies said Tuesday that its sales rose a lower-than-projected 18% in 2019 and predicted...

News

India to restore text messaging services in Kashmir

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir will restore text messaging services in the disputed region on...

Business

China Thermal Power Analysis - Market Outlook to 2030, Updated 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 31, 2019--The "China Thermal Power Analysis: Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2019" report has been...

Business

Asian shares track Wall Street retreat as year winds down

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower in quiet New Year's Eve trading on Tuesday, with many markets closed. The declines tracked...

Business

Uber, Postmates sue to challenge California's new labor law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad...

News

Feds: No evidence hackers disrupted North Carolina voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal investigation didn’t turn up any evidence that cyber attacks were responsible for computer...

Business

Bot or not? Mystery over anonymous user retweeted by Trump

CHICAGO (AP) — The Twitter user goes by Gigi, though sometimes Sophia, Emma or Leona. The occupation is listed at various times...

Business

As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Guess who's getting used to working with robots in their everyday lives? The very same warehouse...

News

Global Automotive Electric Oil Pump Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 30, 2019--The "Automotive Electric Oil Pump Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...

Business

Liz Weston: When leasing a car is the more frugal option

If you need a car, the most frugal option is to buy one that’s 2 to 3 years old, pay cash and drive it until the wheels fall...

News

How technology made us bid farewell to privacy in the last decade

In 2011, Apple unveiled its first iPhone with artificial intelligence, a personal assistant named Siri that could answer...

Life

2020 Vision: What people said would happen by 2020

Jetpacks, disintegrator rays, nuclear energy, Mars. Decades ago, academics, futurists and government agencies cast their...

News

Sex toy an electronics show award finalist after controversy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sex toy that can be controlled through a mobile app is a finalist for the Last Gadget Standing award at CES...

Business

Calif. vastly expands digital privacy. Will people use it?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Forty million Californians will soon obtain sweeping digital privacy rights stronger than any seen before...

Health

California takes lead on laws affecting gig economy, privacy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with...

Business

States charge more for electric cars as new laws take effect

The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to...

Business

Insider Q&A: Doug Bauer, CEO of homebuilder TRI Pointe Group

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a sluggish start to the year, the market for newly built U.S. homes is on track to end 2019 on a solid...

Health

Stephen Prescott: A decade of Oklahoma research milestones

It’s been a big decade for medical research and biotechnology in Oklahoma. If you haven’t been keeping score, here’s a recap of...

News

'Moment they will never forget': Dads reconnect with daughters for holiday social

A little girl in a red and white dress made her way through a hallway filled with metallic-colored streamers. After walking the...

Health

Oklahoma startup streamlines medical records

Remember when doctors charted patient visits with handwritten notes that were filed in color-coded hanging folders that filled...

Sports

EPL festive spirit in short supply amid anger over VAR calls

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Festive spirit was in short supply from video assistant referees in the Premier League on Saturday...

News

Fayetteville $3.2 million revenge porn lawsuit battle continues in court

The Fayetteville woman who won a $3.2 million judgment in a revenge porn, libel and alienation-of-affection lawsuit in August...

Crime

Ex-Disney actor: Judge in sex crime case has anti-gay bias

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Disney Channel actor charged with trying to have sex with a 13-year-old boy in Salt Lake City...

Business

US stocks nearly flat; S&P 500 notches 5th weekly gain

Major U.S. stock indexes ended essentially flat Friday after a day of mostly listless trading. Even so, the S&P 500 closed out...

Business

Uber buys parcel near Pittsburgh for self-driving test track

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Uber is increasing its footprint in the Pittsburgh area with the purchase of a $9.5 million parcel to be used...

Business

2019 Asset Management in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Asset Management in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research" report has been added to...

Business

Turkish leader unveils prototypes of 1st domestic car

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday unveiled prototypes of a domestically produced electric...

Business

Global Battery Management System Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Battery Management System - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been...

Business

Global Battery Energy Storage System Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Battery Energy Storage System - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has...

Business

Global Battery Monitoring System Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Battery Monitoring System - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been...

Business

Wawa facing lawsuits over data breach at all of its stores

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Wawa convenience store chain is facing a wave of lawsuits over a data breach that affected its 850...

Business

Volkswagen raises forecast for electric car production

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is accelerating its move into battery-powered cars, saying it will reach its...

Business

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

MOSCOW (AP) — A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia's...

Business

Pipeline Monitoring System Market Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.1% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Pipeline Monitoring System Market by Technology (Ultrasonic, PIG's, Smart ball,...

Business

Global Automotive Catalyst Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Automotive Catalyst - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added...

News

Global Electrostatic Precipitator Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Electrostatic Precipitator - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has...

News

Lawsuit: US Army spillway opening hurts wildlife, localities

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi are trying to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi River...

Business

Global Hybrid System Market Challenges & Opportunities, 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Hybrid System Market Size, Share, Outlook and Growth Opportunities 2019-2025"...

News

Global Economizer Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 27, 2019--The "Economizer - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to...

Business

Global stocks mixed, Wall Street rises amid trade optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street rose amid optimism that U.S.-Chinese trade relations...

Business

China to complete Beidou competitor to GPS with new launches

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday its Beidou Navigation Satellite System that emulates the U.S. Global Positioning System will...

Business

Calif law will force small businesses to rethink staffing

NEW YORK (AP) — A California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect...

Business

Markets in 2019: record stocks, lower rates, so-so IPOs

NEW YORK (AP) — On January 3, the S&P 500 sank 2.5% when Apple warned of sagging demand for the iPhone, an inauspicious start...

Business

At each end of Pacific, skepticism over China farm purchases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to joke that America's farmers have a nice problem on their hands: They're...

News

Court rules Turkey violated freedoms by banning Wikipedia

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of Wikipedia, saying the Turkish government's two-year...

Business

Rust Belt region banks on becoming hub for electric vehicles

The day Youngstown's steel mills began shutting down 40 years ago remains fresh in the minds of those who live in the...

News

Report: Iran cuts mobile internet in some provinces

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) —Authorities in Iran have shut down mobile internet service in some provinces over security concerns, the...

Crime

Thai officials say prison cameras were hacked, broadcast

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand say they are investigating an apparent online break-in by a computer hacker that allowed...

Business

Former Uber CEO Kalanick severs ties with ride-hailing giant

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis Kalanick, who built Uber into a ride-hailing giant, only to be ousted as CEO over the company's sexist...

News

It takes a tech village to track Santa on Christmas Eve

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Depending on which country they’re from, the kids may ask about Father Christmas, Papa...

Business

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to resign from Uber board, effectively severing ties with the company he co-founded

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to resign from Uber board, effectively severing ties with the company he...

Life

Where is Santa Claus right now? High-tech trackers can help you follow his magical journey

Where is Santa Claus right now? Thanks to a few high-tech trackers, we have an idea.

Health

In the battle of fitness trackers, the most steps might not win

When Sonia Anderson got her first Fitbit step tracker, her poor pooch, Bronx, had no idea of all the steps that were coming....

Business

Middle East & Africa Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Market Study, 2019-2027 - Depleting Conventional Energy Resources & Emerging Technologies Present Opportunities -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Middle East And Africa Waste-To-Energy (WTE) Market 2019-2027" report has been...

Business

Top-rated helmet manufacturer VICIS enters receivership

SEATTLE (AP) — Helmet-manufacturer VICIS announced Monday it is entering into receivership after facing financial troubles.The...

News

Outlook on the Global Nuclear Waste Recycling Market (2019-2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Nuclear Waste Recycling Market - Forecasts from 2019 to 2024" report has been added...

Business

Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 -...

Business

Report: Popular UAE chat app ToTok a government spy tool

NEW YORK (AP) — A chat app that quickly became popular in the United Arab Emirates for communicating with friends and family is...

Business

Global Smart Solar Solutions Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2024: Government Subsidies on Solar Power to Drive the Market Growth -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Smart Solar Solutions Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report...

Business

Global Enterprise Mobility in Energy Sector Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Growth Trends, and Forecasts Report 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Enterprise Mobility in Energy Sector Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 -...

Business

Global Carbon Management System Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2024: Increasing Environmental Concerns and Growing Focus on Reducing Carbon...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "Carbon Management System Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)"...

Business

India Electric Power Steering (EPS) Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast Report 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "India Electric Power Steering (EPS) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 -...

Business

The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions, 2020 - Conceptual & Empirical Approach to Stakeholder & Citizen Involvement in the Ongoing Energy...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--The "The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions" book from Elsevier Science...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows Master Systems Integrators Can Catalyze the Intelligent Building Transformation

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 23, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research examines the role and services of master...

Business

Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing safely landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert Sunday after an aborted flight to...

Health

Meacham: Sickle cell disease treatment has Oklahoma roots

There is very big news this month for individuals and families affected by sickle cell disease (SCD). The U.S. Food and Drug...

Business

NFL at 100: Helmets go high tech in quest for player safety

Long gone are the days of the leather shell and single-bar face mask.Today’s football helmets are technological marvels, using...

Business

Cyber attack forces airline to cancel flights in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — RavnAir canceled at least a half-dozen flights in Alaska on Saturday — at the peak of holiday travel —...

Business

India suspends internet and phone services to quell protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have stepped up phone and mobile internet shutdowns in some parts of the country in an...

Business

United pulls 737 Max until June, adding to Boeing woes

NEW YORK — United Airlines says the Boeing 737 Max has been pulled from its flight schedule until June, the latest in a string...

Business

Twitter, Facebook ban fake users; some had AI-created photos

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has identified and removed nearly 6,000 accounts that it said were part of a coordinated effort by...

Crime

Police surveillance planes to fly above Baltimore in 2020

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore will be monitored by surveillance airplanes for up to six months next year under a pilot...

Business

Researcher: Data on 267 million Facebook users exposed

A Ukrainian security researcher reported finding a database with the names, phone numbers and unique user IDs of more than 267...

Business

AP Exclusive: PG&E’s history with blackouts signaled trouble

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state senators grilling the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. were upset — like millions of other...

Business

Greece: Bitcoin fraud suspect to be extradited to France

Greece's justice minister has signed an order for bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik to be extradited to France —...

Business

France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance

PARIS (AP) — France’s competition authority fined Google 150 million euros ($166 million) on Friday for “abusing its dominant...

Business

Global Memristors Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast Report 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2019--The "Global Memristors Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has...

Business

Asian shares mixed as markets yawn at Trump's impeachment

Stocks were mixed in early trading in Asia on Friday after Wall Street posted more record highs, extending the market's gains...

Business

Californians can now check legal pot dealers using QR codes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California marijuana users can now turn to their smartphones to find out if a dispensary is legit.The...

Business

Uber, Lyft to stop Phoenix airport trips over higher fees

PHOENIX (AP) — Uber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the...

Business

Wawa says data breach affected thousands over 10 months

WAWA, Pa. (AP) — The Wawa convenience store chain says a data breach may have collected debit and credit card information from...

Business

Wisconsin governor: Foxconn could still qualify for credits

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics manufacturer, could still qualify for up to $3...

Business

These car safety systems lead to distracted driving, according to AAA study

Multiple systems that are designed to make driving safer and easier are placing drivers in danger, according to a new study.

Business

NTSB finds excessive speed caused Tesla crash that killed 2

DETROIT (AP) — Speed of over a hundred miles per hour on a curve caused a 2018 crash and fire in Florida that killed the...

Health

Big spending bill wins Senate OK, has victories all around

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package Thursday in a last bipartisan burst of...

Business

Federal study finds race, gender affect face-scanning tech

A study by a U.S. agency has found that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person's race, gender...

Business

Rite Aid and Conagra soar; Darden Restaurants, Apogee fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:Rite Aid Corp., up $3.52 to $11.84The struggling...

Business

Senate passes anti-robocalls bill; Trump expected to sign

The Senate approved a bill Thursday to crack down on robocalls, sending to President Donald Trump a measure meant to combat a...

Business

NRC gives permit for next-gen factory-built nuclear reactor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear industry hopes of one day bringing small, factory-built nuclear power plants to communities and...

Business

EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

LONDON (AP) — EU regulators must make more effort to stop tech companies from transferring data to countries with weaker...

Business

Facebook to tackle efforts to interfere with 2020 US census

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook plans to clamp down on attempts to use its services to interfere with the 2020 U.S. census,...

Business

Global Cleanroom Lighting Market Report 2019-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2019--The "Global Cleanroom Lighting Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028"...

Business

Global Thermoelectric Modules Market Analysis, Trends & Industry Forecast to 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2019--The "Global Thermoelectric Modules Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028"...

Business

Cold Bore Technology Provides 2019 Corporate Update

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2019--Global leader in completion optimization technology, Cold Bore Technology Inc....

Business

EU top court: Airbnb not subject to real estate agent rules

BRUSSELS (AP) — Airbnb scored a big win in its long-standing fight with French hoteliers as the European Union's highest court...

Business

Toyota unveils upgraded version of its humanoid robot

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. has unveiled an upgraded version of its human-shaped T-HR3 robot. The robot, which is...

Business

Navigant Research Report Projects Vehicle Grid Integration Revenue from Grid Service Markets to Reach $1.4 Billion by 2030

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes emerging markets and future growth...

Business

China targets tech giants in app privacy crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech companies including social media giant Tencent were ordered by regulators on Thursday to clean up...

News

US and India pledge cooperation as domestic crises play out

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and India agreed on Wednesday to expand defense, science and technology cooperation as...

Business

Uber vows to stop airport service after Phoenix raises fees

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council said Wednesday it will raise fees charged to ride-hailing companies at the airport in...

News

Review: Forget CGI. Dench is the special effect in 'Cats'

There’s apparently enough groundbreaking technology used in “Cats” for NASA to send a rocket to unexplored parts of the...

Business

Uber to pay $4.4 million to end federal sex harassment probe

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into...

Business

Washington governor wants to spend $300M to help homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday he wants to spend more than $300 million from the state’s emergency...

News

Fort Bragg unit apologizes for social media post

A photo of a Nazi commander shown on the 18th Airborne Corps’ social media page has been removed and an apology has been...