Tag: Technology

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...

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...

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...

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...