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US, China Surprise Climate Summit With Joint Declaration

US, China Surprise Climate Summit With Joint Declaration

The United States and China surprised the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow on Wednesday with a joint declaration to take...

Countries Agree to Create Green Shipping Lanes in Pursuit of Zero Carbon

Countries Agree to Create Green Shipping Lanes in Pursuit of Zero Carbon

A coalition of 19 countries including Britain and the United States on Wednesday agreed to create zero emissions shipping trade...

Pfizer Asks US Regulators to Expand Booster Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine to All Adult Americans

Pfizer Asks US Regulators to Expand Booster Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine to All Adult Americans

U.S.-based drugmaker Pfizer is seeking to make a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine available to all adult Americans 18...

‘Build Back Better World’ to Launch 50 Projects, White House Says

‘Build Back Better World’ to Launch 50 Projects, White House Says

White House officials are on a development-minded world tour and have been scouting several corners of the globe to identify...

Facebook Plans to Remove Thousands of Sensitive Ad-Targeting Options

Facebook Plans to Remove Thousands of Sensitive Ad-Targeting Options

Facebook Inc. said on Tuesday it plans to remove detailed ad-targeting options that refer to “sensitive” topics, such as ads...

SpaceX Returns 4 Astronauts to Earth, Ending 200-Day Flight

SpaceX Returns 4 Astronauts to Earth, Ending 200-Day Flight

Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that began...

Australia Plans Electric Car Boost With 50,000 New Home Charging Stations

Australia Plans Electric Car Boost With 50,000 New Home Charging Stations

Australia’s electric car industry has criticized the government’s new policy to build thousands of charging stations as “far too little, too late.” The Australian government Tuesday pledged...

Original Apple Built by Jobs and Wozniak to be Auctioned 

Original Apple Built by Jobs and Wozniak to be Auctioned 

An original Apple computer, hand-built by company founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak 45 years ago, goes under the hammer...

Costs, Literacy and Design: The Invisible Barriers to Tackling the Digital Divide

Costs, Literacy and Design: The Invisible Barriers to Tackling the Digital Divide

Connecting everyone in the world to the web will not single-handedly bridge the digital divide, tech experts at the Web...

Alleged Russian Hacks of Microsoft Service Providers Highlight Cybersecurity Deficiencies

Alleged Russian Hacks of Microsoft Service Providers Highlight Cybersecurity Deficiencies

Cybersecurity experts say Microsoft’s recent disclosure that alleged Russian hackers successfully attacked several IT service providers this year is a...

Exodus of Foreign Internet Giants Strengthens China’s Homegrown Ecosystem

Exodus of Foreign Internet Giants Strengthens China’s Homegrown Ecosystem

China now depends almost entirely on its own online content providers, as the number of big foreign companies in the...

Manufacturing Moon Ships and NASA Warns of Climate Catastrophe

Manufacturing Moon Ships and NASA Warns of Climate Catastrophe

An Earth-flight giant contributes to NASA’s upcoming moon missions. Plus, words from the next crew to visit the International Space...