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3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth After 6-Month Mission

3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth After 6-Month Mission

Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert on Sunday after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong...

Ukrainian Engineers Scramble to Keep Mobile Phones Working

Ukrainian Engineers Scramble to Keep Mobile Phones Working

With Ukraine scrambling to keep communication lines open during the war, an army of engineers from the country’s phone companies...

Musk’s Company Aims to Soon Test Brain Implant in People

Musk’s Company Aims to Soon Test Brain Implant in People

Tech billionaire Elon Musk said his Neuralink company is seeking permission to test its brain implant in people soon. In...

Arizona Aims to Become a Semiconductor Powerhouse

Arizona Aims to Become a Semiconductor Powerhouse

The United States is pushing to regain its position as a center for semiconductor manufacturing and research as part of...

Electric Vehicles, a Century Old, Gain Speed in Marketplace

Electric Vehicles, a Century Old, Gain Speed in Marketplace

The International Energy Agency says 13% of cars sold worldwide this year will be electric. Mike O’Sullivan reports from Los...

US Bans Huawei, ZTE Equipment Sales, Citing National Security Risk

US Bans Huawei, ZTE Equipment Sales, Citing National Security Risk

The Biden administration has banned approvals of new telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies HWT.UL and ZTE 000063.SZ because they...

Musk Plans to Relaunch Twitter Premium Service, Again

Musk Plans to Relaunch Twitter Premium Service, Again

Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different colored check marks to...

Twitter, Others Slip on Removing Hate Speech, EU Review Says

Twitter, Others Slip on Removing Hate Speech, EU Review Says

Twitter took longer to review hateful content and removed less of it in 2022 compared with the previous year, according...

Musk Restores Trump’s Twitter Account After Online Poll

Musk Restores Trump’s Twitter Account After Online Poll

Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter on Saturday, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off...

Botswana Records Surge in Lithium Batteries Theft as Global Demand Soars

Botswana Records Surge in Lithium Batteries Theft as Global Demand Soars

Authorities in Botswana are reporting increased thefts of lithium batteries from mobile phone towers amid a surge in global demand...

NASA’s Mighty Moon Rocket at Long Last Launches

NASA’s Mighty Moon Rocket at Long Last Launches

NASA once again makes moonshot history. Plus, the space agency’s astronauts take a stroll, and a piece of tragic space...

Taiwan’s APEC Envoy at the Center of Processor Chip Tension

Taiwan’s APEC Envoy at the Center of Processor Chip Tension

Taiwan’s envoy to a gathering of Asia-Pacific leaders is the 91-year-old billionaire founder of a computer chip manufacturing giant that...