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Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat apps

President Trump broadly prohibits unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive order in 45 days By TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer August 7,...

UN reports sharp increase in cybercrime during pandemic

The U.N. counterterrorism chief says a 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press August...

Uber lost $1.8B in 2Q as riders stayed home and ordered in

Uber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business, with millions of people staying...

TVA rescinds decision to outsource technology jobs

The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced it will rescind a decision to lay off its in-house technology workers By KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press August 6, 2020, 8:26...

Apple shines in pandemic with $2 trillion value on horizon

Early in 2020, Apple appeared to be caught in a horrible bind By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer August 6, 2020, 5:57 PM 3 min read Early in 2020,...

Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

Hurricane season has already been busy this year, but forecasters say it should get even nastier soon By BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer August 6, 2020,...

Virus lockdown for world’s smallest and rarest wild pigs

The world's smallest and rarest pig is under a lockdown, but not because of the coronavirus By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL AP Science Reporter August 6, 2020, 5:11 AM 4...

Not easy eating green: Herbivores most at extinction risk

A new study finds that one in four plant-eating animals is at risk for extinction By BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer August 5, 2020, 8:30 PM 3...

Porn, rap interrupt Zoom hearing of Twitter hacking suspect

An online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted by rap music and pornographic videos from users...

Samsung’s new phones test consumer demand for pricey gadgets

Samsung aims to lift sinking smartphone sales with two new models that will test consumers' willingness to buy high-priced gadgets during the worst economic...