Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10…

Small jet bursts into flames while taking off from small Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury

China's rust belt looks abroad as growth slows…

China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad

How Facebook Makes Money Off Your Data

In 2017, nearly 90% of Facebook's revenue came from digital ads. Collecting user data is critical to its ability to keep those ads going.

Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed pot…

The major online pot shop directory and cannabis marketplace Weedmaps says it will no longer allow unlicensed marijuana businesses to advertise on its site

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2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over…

Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the technology research hub and its director took money from Jeffrey Epstein

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claims on fuel…

AP FACT CHECK: President Trump is misrepresenting the facts about his proposal to freeze Obama-era fuel economy requirements at 2021 levels by inflating the cost savings and minimizing the potential environmental harm

Facebook Unveils New Data Privacy Tool

The Off-Facebook Activity tool will allow users to view and clear personal information Facebook has received from other websites and platforms.

Pilot says he had to bring down plane while…

A pilot and self-professed thrill seeker said he was forced to bring his new plane down into the ocean off Northern California as it lost power

Retailers' results show sharp divide between…

Retailers' results show sharp divide between losers, winners.

Twitter, Facebook Make Two Different Crackdowns…

Twitter quickly announced it would no longer accept advertisements from "state-controlled news media entities," but Facebook made no immediate change.

Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

A Colorado congressman says the initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be in his home state

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Detectives: 1994 technology slowed search for…

Detectives who investigated a string of 1994 slayings committed by serial killer Gary Ray Bowles say they probably could have stopped him sooner if they had had today's technology

Walmart Blames Tesla Solar Panels for 7 Store…

"To state the obvious, properly designed, installed, inspected, and maintained solar systems do not spontaneously combust," a Walmart lawsuit against Tesla states. The retail giant says solar panels installed on store rooftops caused at least seven fires between 2012 and 2018, reports Reuters . The lawsuit filed in New York State...

Facebook Releases Audit Amid Allegations Of…

The audit was conducted by former Republican Sen. Jon Kyl and his team, and it included interviews from over 100 individuals and groups.

Pentagon cancels billion-dollar missile defense project

The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon to destroy incoming missiles

'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance…

With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook…

Facebook launches 'clear history' tool in some countries under a new name

Facebook, Twitter Remove 'Deceptive' Accounts…

Both Facebook and Twitter say they've removed multiple accounts involved in spreading disinformation about the Hong Kong protests.

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Spill revelation raises questions about North Dakota system

The North Dakota Health Department's acknowledgment this week that a pipeline leak of liquid natural gas is hundreds of thousands of gallons larger than reported raises questions about how many other spills and leaks are underreported

Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy…

Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot