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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith (55)c elaborates his fumble recovery in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TVWith the coronavirus having thrown a halt to the production of most dramas and comedies, television ratings for the first week of the fall season were way down compared to last year
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft took five hours to resolve a major outage of its workplace applications on Monday, but has not clarified what caused the outage. The company said the outage, which affected users’ ability to log into Office 365 applications, began early evening Monday Eastern time. Microsoft did not reply to questions Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 about what caused the outage, but said on its service-status Twitter account that it had identified a “recent change” that caused problems. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
Microsoft resolves major Monday outage after five hoursMicrosoft took five hours to resolve a major outage of its workplace applications on Monday, but has not clarified what caused the outage
The Associated Press14 hours ago
When Vegas Schools Declined Ransom, Hackers Took ActionA hacker group has published employee Social Security numbers, student grades, and other sensitive information from the Clark County School District in Las Vegas after it refused to pay a ransom. The largest school district known to be hit with ransomware since the start of the pandemic announced a breach...
Newser21 hours ago
This undated photo provided by Amazon shows the Amazon One device. Amazon has introduced the new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices.  Customers at the stores near Amazon's campus in Washington can flash a palm for entry and to buy goods. (Amazon via AP)
Amazon sees broad audience for its palm recognition techAmazon is introducing new palm recognition technology in a pair of Seattle stores and sees broader uses in places like stadiums and offices
The Associated Press21 hours ago
EPA ridicules California's proposed ban of new gas cars U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to ban its app, suggesting the Chinese-owned app’s deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled. An app-store ban, delayed once by the government, is set to go into effect Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/File)
Q&A: Will the Trump administration be able to ban TikTok?A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2014, file photo, a representative of GCHQ points to a screen showing all the teams progress in completing the task during a mock cyberattack scenario with teams of amateur computer experts taking part and trying to fight this simulated attack in London. Computer systems across a major hospital chain operating in the U.S. and Britain were down Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, due to what the company termed an unspecified technology “security issue.” Universal Health Services Inc., which operates more than 400 hospitals and other clinical care facilities, said in a short statement p osted to its website Monday that its network was offline and doctors and nurses were resorting to “back-up processes” including paper records. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Cyberattack hobbles major hospital chain's US facilitiesU.S. computer networks of a major hospital chain have been knocked offline in a cyberattack
The Associated Press1 day ago
Final Harvest Looms for FarmVilleThe original FarmVille is about to become a dust bowl, 11 years after it first became a social media gaming sensation. Zynga announced Monday that the original FarmVille game will be officially kaput as of the end of 2020, Ars Technica reports. "Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player...
Newser1 day ago
US judge dismisses New Mexico privacy claims against GoogleA U.S. district judge has dismissed New Mexico’s privacy claims against Google
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on antitrust on Capitol Hill in a Wednesday, July 29, 2020 file photo, in Washington.  Two of Facebook's toughest critics on Capitol Hill, Jayapal and  David Cicilline of Rhode Island, have urged the social media platform to get serious about misinformation, voter suppression and hate speech ahead of the 2020 election. In a letter sent Sunday, Sept. 27, U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal of Washington and David Cicilline of Rhode Island demanded that Facebook immediately remove pages or groups spreading misleading information about voting and posts encouraging people to bring guns to polling places. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)
Dems to Facebook: Get serious about misinformation, hateTwo of Facebook's toughest critics on Capitol Hill have urged the social media platform to get serious about misinformation, voter suppression and hate speech ahead of the 2020 election
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber can keep operating in London after the ride-hailing company won a court appeal on Monday Sept. 28, 2020, against the refusal by transit regulators to renew its license. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Uber gets 18-month London license after winning court appealUber can keep operating in London after it won its appeal of a decision by the British capital’s transit regulator not to renew its license
The Associated Press2 days ago
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