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Proposed state law would regulate commercial drone operators

Oklahoma lawmakers could consider regulating drones on a state level when they return to session next month. Oklahoma...

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The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target....

Business

Lessons learned from 2016, but US faces new election threats

It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping and systematic effort to interfere in U.S. elections through...

News

India celebrates Republic Day with military parade

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital amid tight security to celebrate the...

News

New documentary cloaks anonymous sources in 'face doubles'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In documentaries, anonymous sources have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or...

Health

Kevin D. Gordon: Improving Oklahomans’ health through secure electronic platforms

Last Sunday’s article about electronic health medical records (EHR) and their secure exchange provided a broad outline of the...

Health

Prescott: China acts to stop spread of respiratory virus

Why has China locked down an area of 20 million people? Health authorities believe that a new form of respiratory virus...

Business

US Treasury chief says trade deal possible with UK in a year

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Saturday that Britain and America would be able to conclude a...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

COURTSNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that...

Business

California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system

California’s secretary of state on Friday approved Los Angeles County’s new publicly owned computerized voting system — a first...

Sports

Keuchel apologizes for 2017 Astros' sign-stealing scandal

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's...

Business

Protesters fear rising costs if firm buys dot-org universe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company that controls the dot-org universe is trying to sell the online registry to an investment firm...

Health

That cushy work-at-home job can lead to social isolation, mental and physical health risks

Americans are getting lonelier and jeopardizing their health as more join the gig economy or skip the commute to an office, a...

Health

Business Highlights

___For businesses, China's virus fans fear and uncertaintyChina's worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday as increased fears that an outbreak of a deadly virus could spread more...

Health

Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow drops 170

Health care companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Friday as increased fears over the spread of a deadly outbreak of...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Jan. 20-Jan. 24.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAir Products and Chemicals 1.34...

Health

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Sports

Electronic review set for clay-court debut at Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — The clay-court Rio Open tournament in February will have the first trial of electronic technology for the...

Business

London police to use face scan tech, stoking privacy fears

LONDON (AP) — London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real time,...

Business

Greece: Government websites hit by cyberattack

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government said Friday that the official state websites of the prime minister, the national...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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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...

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UK investigates Takeaway.com-Just Eat food delivery merger

LONDON (AP) — British regulators have opened an initial investigation into a merger between U.K.-based food delivery company...

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. ‘RIGHT MATTERS’ Led...

Health

Asian markets gain as China closes down for Lunar New Year

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in quiet trading on Friday in Asia as China began a week-long Lunar New Year festival...

Business

Norman student's 'Fortitude' in online poll to pick Mars rover name

A Norman High student has pitched one of nine names that are finalists for the next Mars rover. Anthony Yoon suggested the...

Business

Exxon Mobil, Bank of America fall; PG&E, Teradyne rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday:V.F. Corp., down $9.16 to $85.41The maker of Vans...

News

Coalition of states sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal...

Health

Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want to find a legal marijuana shop in California? Grab your smartphone.In another step to curb the state's...

News

Washington files multistate lawsuit to block 3D gun files

SEATTLE (AP) — A move by the Trump administration to allow 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet would make it...

Business

Chicago police end effort to predict gun offenders, victims

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have ended a program that sought to predict people most likely to be victims or perpetrators of...

Business

Greek high court upholds Vinnik extradition order to France

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek high court on Thursday rejected Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik's final appeal...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as gains in technology and industrial companies offset declines elsewhere in the...

Business

Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts said Thursday there were still many unanswered questions from an...

Business

First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei exec ends

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge said Thursday she will announce her decision at a later date after ending...

Business

The Latest: Soros unveils $1B university plan, blasts Trump

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):10:15 p.m.George Soros...

Business

Xerox nominates 11 to replace HP board

NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox will nominate 11 people to replace HP's board, a company that it is targeting for a takeover.In November,...

Business

What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data...

Business

Oklahoma City-based Paycom Software being added to S&P 500

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City-based information technology company Paycom Software Inc., is being added to the S&P 500.S&P...

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Global Light-Emitting Diode Grow Lights Market, 2020-2024: Cree Inc, General Electric Co, LumiGrow Inc & Senmatic AS - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--The "Light-emitting Diode (LED) Grow Lights Market by Application and Geography -...

Business

Global Battery Market in Telecommunication Industry Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 12% During the Forecast Period, 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--The "Battery Market in Telecommunication Industry by Product and Geography - Forecast...

Business

Global Oil and Gas Drilling Automation Market by Analysis & Forecast, 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--The "Oil and Gas Drilling Automation Market by Application and Geography - Forecast and...

Business

ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is moving aggressively to boost its streaming service with the belief that these products will change...

Health

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers say they've mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal...

News

Vatican rejoins financial intelligence network after raid

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A global network of financial intelligence units has readmitted the Holy See after a two-month suspension...

Business

New internet customers boost Comcast 4th-quarter profit

Comcast continued adding internet customers in the fourth quarter, helping lift its net income 26%.The Philadelphia company,...

Business

Distributed Solar Power Generation Market Analysis, Drivers & Challenges During the Forecast Period, 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--The "Distributed Solar Power Generation Market by Type and Geography - Forecast and...

Business

Gradiant Energy Services Announces Entering into MOU with NESR for the MENA Region

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--Gradiant Energy Services (“GES”), a leading service provider for produced and flowback...

Business

 Navigant Research Report Shows Distributed Natural Gas Generation Technologies Are Expected to Grow in Capacity by 20,000 MW through 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for distributed...

Business

Paycom will join S&P 500

Paycom Software Inc. has been selected for inclusion in the S&P 500, becoming the fifth Oklahoma business on the widely...

Health

Asian shares higher despite growing impact of China virus

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday as health authorities around the world moved to monitor and contain a...

News

UN chief urges action to end Syria conflict, support rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a very strong appeal” Wednesday for a political solution to...

Business

Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For three years running, California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far,...

News

Obscure Seattle election offers experiment in online voting

SEATTLE (AP) — An election for a volunteer board in the Seattle area is so obscure that voter turnout is typically less than...

Business

Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The cellphone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked in what...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Major U.S. stock indexes closed essentially flat Wednesday after an early rebound rally faded in the final minutes of...

Health

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Jan. 21The Washington Post on how the Senate is handling...

Business

Key events leading to statement on Jeff Bezos phone hack

Experts at the United Nations said Wednesday that the phone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was likely...

Business

Hallmark media CEO leaves, month after same-sex ad backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of Hallmark's media business is leaving the company after 11 years, just a month after its flagship...

Business

US official: China steals 'massive amounts' of data in West

PARIS (AP) — China is stealing “massive amounts” of data from Western companies and Iran has stolen data from some 200...

Business

Canada justice dept. lawyer says Huawei exec committed fraud

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian justice department lawyer said Wednesday that fraud, not sanctions, is the...

Business

GM to spend $3.5B in Michigan under revised tax credit deal

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Wednesday agreed to revise decade-long tax breaks for General Motors in exchange for the...

Business

Wednesday is deadline for claims in 2017 Equifax data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Wednesday is the deadline to seek cash payments and claim free services as part of Equifax's $700 million...

News

From Erivo to Pacino, TV critics meeting draws stars in

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When members of the Television Critics Association gather each January to preview upcoming programs and...

Business

US-French tax truce a respite in tense relations with EU

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — France will delay its tax on big tech firms like Google and Facebook in exchange for the United...

Business

Judge orders Microsoft to release tax records in IRS dispute

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge says it's likely that Microsoft was trying to avoid or evade paying U.S. taxes and is ordering...

Business

Michigan lifts barriers to Tesla sales, settling lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan has cleared the way for Tesla to sell more electric vehicles in the state and get them serviced under a...

News

Brown University fundraiser with ties to Epstein resigns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Brown University fundraising director has resigned, months after being placed on leave by the Ivy...

Business

Leading Bakken Producer Turns to Cold Bore SmartPAD to Digitize Completion Operations

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2020--Cold Bore Technology Inc. (“Cold Bore”), a leader in fracking completion...

News

UN experts: Information suggests Jeff Bezos' phone hacked after receiving file from Saudi crown prince WhatsApp account

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UN experts: Information suggests Jeff Bezos' phone hacked after receiving file from Saudi...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows Global Annual Revenue for Real-Time Location Systems in the Building Space Is Expected to Experience a 32% Growth Rate

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2020--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for real-time...

Business

UK lays out tough child data privacy rules

LONDON (AP) — Social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” British kids into revealing...

Business

GM's Cruise heads down new road with new robotaxi concept

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' self-driving car company will attempt to deliver on its long-running promise to provide a...

Sports

Electronic sign stealing: A scandal two decades ago in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — If anyone thought that using technology to steal catchers' signs had only blemished Major League Baseball and the...

Business

UN report: 70% of world lives where inequality has grown

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 70% of the world’s people live in countries where inequality has grown since 1990, including...

Business

Netflix holds its own in the streaming wars - for now

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is holding its ground in the streaming wars, passing its first big test since Apple and Disney...

Crime

Brazilian prosecutors accuse Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

SAO PAULO (AP) — Prosecutors accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday of involvement in hacking the phones of...

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

Boeing doesn't expect Max jet to be cleared until summer

Boeing said Tuesday that it doesn't expect federal regulators to approve its changes to the grounded 737 Max until this summer,...

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...

News

Air taxis, Hyperloop, self-driving cars: What your commute could look like in 2030

Imagine a time when daily commutes times are cut in half, or when you don't have to own or operate a car at all to get to your...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 19, 2020:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft2. Minecraft,...

Business

The Latest: Swiss questioned Russian suspects before Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):7:30 p.m.Swiss police...

Business

NAPE Partners with TCU to Launch New Energy Innovation Case Competition at NAPE Summit

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--NAPE — the place where deals happen — and TCU will bring together MBA students from...

Business

Central banks join to study possible digital currencies

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major central banks have joined together to explore whether they should issue digital currencies as...

Business

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and TerraPower Announce Collaboration to Support Versatile Test Reactor Program

WILMINGTON, N.C. & BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and TerraPower have...

Business

Global Oil and Gas Cloud Applications Market Expected to Generate a Value of $14.67 Billion by 2027 with a CAGR pf 16% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--The "Oil and Gas Cloud Applications - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been...

Business

P2 Energy Solutions to Demonstrate Integration of Software Solutions at NAPE Summit 2020

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--The most comprehensive software applications for the upstream oil and gas market will...

Business

Global Smart Meters Market Expected to Generate a Value of $31.03 Billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 10% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--The "Smart Meters - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to...

Health

Global Thermoelectric Generators Market Expected to Grow from $424.93 Million in 2018 to $1, 026.82 Million in 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--The "Thermoelectric Generators - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been...

Business

Facebook to add 1,000 UK jobs, including tech, content roles

LONDON (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday it plans to hire 1,000 more staff in Britain, mainly for its technology and harmful content...

Business

Halliburton Announces Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) announced today a net loss of $1.7 billion, or $1.88 per...

News

Global Solar Microinverter Market Strengths, Weaknesses, Threats & Opportunities During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--The "Solar Microinverter Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth,...

Business

Navigant Research Names Caterpillar, Inc. and Wärtsilä the Leading Smart Genset Vendors

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and...

Business

Global Power-to-Gas Market Drivers, Restraints & Opportunities During the Forecast Period, 2018-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 20, 2020--The "Global Power-to-Gas Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028" report...

Business

Global Compressed Air Energy Storage Market Analysis & Trends to 2028 - Gaelectric, LightSail Energy & Siemens AG - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 20, 2020--The "Global Compressed Air Energy Storage Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast...

Business

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

LONDON (AP) — Google’s chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a...

Business

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital...

News

Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential...

Business

No astrovans for SpaceX, crews riding to rockets in Teslas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts launched by SpaceX in coming months will ride to their rockets in high fashion. Instead...

Business

SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in the next few...

Business

Flight of the intruders: FAA proposes rules to keep drones out of places they shouldn't go

On a cool April night last year, police helicopter pilot Sgt. Tim Campbell cruised over Oklahoma City about 1,000 feet above...

Business

Pilots in Oklahoma reported more than a dozen encounters in 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration has received 18 reports of drone encounters in Oklahoma since July 2018. In many cases,...

News

Amid hacking fears, key caucus states to use app for results

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to...

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

Tech, communications stocks push US indexes to more records

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a few more as modest gains nudged the major stock indexes to all-time...

Business

Report: Disney dropping the 'Fox' from movie studio names

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is dropping the word “Fox” from the movie studios it acquired as part of last year's $71 billion...

Business

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max

Boeing is working to fix a newly discovered problem with software powering up on the 737 Max, adding to the list of tasks the...

Business

AP Explains: The Justice Department's new quarrel with Apple

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly shooting of three U.S. sailors at a Navy installation in December could reignite a long-simmering...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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

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....

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

'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...

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

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...

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...

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,...

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

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...