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California Nursing Homes Use Robotic Pets to Help the Elderly

California Nursing Homes Use Robotic Pets to Help the Elderly

In a California senior care community, very special pets are helping residents keep their spirits up, fight anxiety and feel...

UAE Bans Flying of Recreational Drones After Fatal Attack

UAE Bans Flying of Recreational Drones After Fatal Attack

The United Arab Emirates has banned the flying of drones in the country for recreation after Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed...

Facebook Removes Kurdish Pages Linked to Misinformation on Belarus Migrant Crisis

Facebook Removes Kurdish Pages Linked to Misinformation on Belarus Migrant Crisis

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has removed two popular Kurdish Facebook pages accused of spreading misinformation that helped convince...

Biden Pushes Expansion of Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing

Biden Pushes Expansion of Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing

U.S. President Joe Biden touted a $20 billion investment by American technology company Intel to build a semiconductor factory in...

Israel Probes Allegations Police Cyber-Spied on Citizens

Israel Probes Allegations Police Cyber-Spied on Citizens

Israel on Thursday launched an investigation into allegations police used the controversial Pegasus spyware on the country’s citizens. In a...

Senate Panel Moves Forward With Bill Targeting Big Tech

Senate Panel Moves Forward With Bill Targeting Big Tech

Legislation that would bar technology companies from favoring their own products in a way that undermines competitiveness moved forward Thursday...

US Air Travel Safety Questions Linger Amid 5G Rollout

US Air Travel Safety Questions Linger Amid 5G Rollout

An unresolved disagreement between U.S. wireless communications carriers and commercial airlines over the rollout of new 5G networks continues to...

Explainer: How Sweeping EU Rules Would Curb Tech Companies

Explainer: How Sweeping EU Rules Would Curb Tech Companies

Online companies would have to ramp up efforts to keep harmful content off their platforms and take other steps to...

Security Scanners Across Europe Tied to China Government, Military

Security Scanners Across Europe Tied to China Government, Military

At some of the world’s most sensitive spots, authorities have installed security screening devices made by a single Chinese company...

Felony Charges Are a First in Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

Felony Charges Are a First in Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

California prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla on Autopilot who ran a...

US Telecom Carriers to Limit 5G Rollout Near Airports

US Telecom Carriers to Limit 5G Rollout Near Airports

Major U.S. telecommunications companies Verizon and AT&T agreed Tuesday to delay their deployment of new 5G mobile services around key...

US Airlines, Telecom Carriers Feuding Over Rollout of 5G Technology

US Airlines, Telecom Carriers Feuding Over Rollout of 5G Technology

Major U.S. air carriers are warning that the country’s “commerce will grind to a halt” if Verizon and AT&T go...