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Huawei Executive Resolves Criminal Charges in Deal with US 

Huawei Executive Resolves Criminal Charges in Deal with US 

A top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has resolved criminal charges against her as part of a deal...

Disabled People Can Now Use Android Phones with Face Gestures

Disabled People Can Now Use Android Phones with Face Gestures

Using a raised eyebrow or smile, people with speech or physical disabilities can now operate their Android-powered smartphones hands-free, Google...

Benin Startup Builds Low-Cost Computers

Benin Startup Builds Low-Cost Computers

BloLab is converting plastic jerricans into computers using recycled components.. Anne Nzouankeu visited the startup in Cotonou, Benin in this...

Media: ‘Quad’ Countries to Agree on Secure Microchip Supply Chains

Media: ‘Quad’ Countries to Agree on Secure Microchip Supply Chains

Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will agree to take steps to build secure semiconductor supply chains...

‘Devious Licks’ Videos of Damage, Thefts Bedevil US Schools 

‘Devious Licks’ Videos of Damage, Thefts Bedevil US Schools 

Kids across the U.S. are posting TikTok videos of themselves vandalizing school bathrooms and stealing soap dispensers and even turf...

China Gets Serious About Cracking Down on Youth Online Gaming

China Gets Serious About Cracking Down on Youth Online Gaming

With China’s new restrictions on minors playing online games, the global gaming industry wonders what’s next. Michelle Quinn reports. …

Clive Sinclair, Computing Pioneer, Dies at 81

Clive Sinclair, Computing Pioneer, Dies at 81

Sir Clive Sinclair, the British inventor who pioneered the pocket calculator and affordable home computers, died Thursday at age 81....

UN Rights Chief Calls for Moratorium on Artificial Intelligence Systems

UN Rights Chief Calls for Moratorium on Artificial Intelligence Systems

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, is calling for a moratorium on the sale and use of...

Apple Plugs ‘No-Click’ Phone Hack Attributed to Pegasus Spyware

Apple Plugs ‘No-Click’ Phone Hack Attributed to Pegasus Spyware

Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect...

Hospitals Turn to Robots to Free Up More Time for Patients

Hospitals Turn to Robots to Free Up More Time for Patients

A robot called Moxi is helping nurses and hospital staff focus more on patients by taking care of menial tasks....

First Private All-Civilian Orbital Spaceflight Set for Wednesday 

First Private All-Civilian Orbital Spaceflight Set for Wednesday 

Four people are set to become the world’s first all-civilian crew to fly into Earth orbit when they blast off...

Cyber Arms Dealer Exploits New iPhone Software Vulnerability, Watchdog Says

Cyber Arms Dealer Exploits New iPhone Software Vulnerability, Watchdog Says

A cyber surveillance company based in Israel developed a tool to break into Apple iPhones with a never-before-seen technique that...