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Trump Threatens to Launch Probe into Google’s Alleged Ties with China

Trump Threatens to Launch Probe into Google’s Alleged Ties with China

U.S. President Donald Trump is warning his administration may launch a probe into Google over accusations the U.S. technology giant...

Hackers Steal Millions of Bulgarians’ Data; Russian Tie Seen

Hackers Steal Millions of Bulgarians’ Data; Russian Tie Seen

Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria’s national revenue...

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Cchools

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Cchools

Cyberattacks on schools are leading to disruptions in instruction in districts that have thoroughly integrated technology.The FBI says cyberattacks have...

House Intelligence Chief Presses Social Media Companies on Deepfake Policies

House Intelligence Chief Presses Social Media Companies on Deepfake Policies

U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan...

Pearson Goes ‘Digital First’ in US College Market

Pearson Goes ‘Digital First’ in US College Market

Pearson, the world’s biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form...

US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury...

US Firms May Soon Be Allowed to Restart New Huawei Sales

US Firms May Soon Be Allowed to Restart New Huawei Sales

The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to restart new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according...

India to Launch Mission to Land on Moon 

India to Launch Mission to Land on Moon 

In the early hours of Monday, India is set to launch a mission to an uncharted area of the moon,...

Wood: Tomorrow’s Skyscraper Construction Material?

Wood: Tomorrow’s Skyscraper Construction Material?

Tall buildings made of wood are beginning to pop up around the world, from the United States and Canada to...

Harmful Bacteria’s Worst Nightmare May Be a Microscopic Drill

Harmful Bacteria’s Worst Nightmare May Be a Microscopic Drill

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose one of the biggest threats to global health, according to the World Health Organization. Some researchers say...

Harmful Bacteria and Cancer’s Worst Nightmare May Be a Microscopic Drill

Harmful Bacteria and Cancer’s Worst Nightmare May Be a Microscopic Drill

A team of researchers across three universities is working on a cell-killing machine invisible to the naked eye.“We want to...

Report: FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Fine for Facebook

Report: FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Fine for Facebook

The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street...