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Endangered whale population sinks close to 20-year low

A group of scientists and ocean life advocates says a type of whale that is one of the rarest marine mammals in the world...

Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services

Microsoft says the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global supply chain and have been targeting cloud...

Apple once threatened Facebook ban over Mideast maid abuse

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform...

Dutch agency: Netherlands could face higher sea level rises

Dutch climate experts are warning that the low-lying Netherlands could face higher sea level rises than previously forecast as well as dangerous weather events...

UN: Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020

The World Meteorological Organization reports that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the...

Australia wants Facebook to seek parental consent for kids

Australia plans to crack down on online advertisers targeting children by making social media platforms seek parental consent for users younger than 16 years...

Toyota testing hydrogen combustion engines in race cars

Toyota says it's testing hydrogen combustion engines in race cars as it works toward using the technology in commercial products By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business...

Africa tries to end vaccine inequity by replicating its own

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling...

EXPLAINER: What the metaverse is and how it will work

LONDON -- The term “metaverse" seems to be everywhere. Facebook is hiring thousands of engineers in Europe to work on it, while video game...

Prince Charles warns of narrow window to face climate change

Britain's Prince Charles says there is a “dangerously narrow” window to tackle global warning ByThe Associated Press October 23, 2021, 1:09 PM • 2 min read Share to...