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Merkel: No way back on German plan to end nuclear power use

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her decision to end Germany's use of nuclear power next year, but acknowledged that it will...

Dutch data protection authority fines TikTok over privacy

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Netherlands' Data Protection Authority said Thursday it has fined TikTok 750,000 euros ($885,000) for not offering a privacy statement...

Mercedes sketches out all-electric scenario by decade’s end

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Daimler AG's luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz says it is stepping up its transition to electric cars, doubling the planned share of...

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

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When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that...

Jurors deliberate in trial of suspended Ga. insurance chief

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ATLANTA — Jurors must now sort out who they believe after the prosecution and defense told two very different stories about suspended Georgia Insurance...

Brief, widespread outage for numerous websites

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NEW YORK — Major websites went down Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. ...

Ransomware victim Kaseya gets master key to unlock networks

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BOSTON — The Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating Fourth of July weekend ransomware attack, Kaseya, has received a universal key...

Feds urge rental websites to warn of elevator dangers

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Days after the death of a child who got stuck in an elevator at a North Carolina vacation rental, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

Twitter posts stronger-than-expected Q2 results, shares jump

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Twitter on Thursday posted stronger-than-expected earnings for the second quarter thanks to growing advertising demand across all geographic regions and types of ad products....

Dirty Games? Testing slowdown during COVID raises questions

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TOKYO — The low numbers came in from across the globe and covered most every distance, from 100 meters through the marathon. The reasons...