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Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

America sizzled through some hot nights last month, enough to make history
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Hot nights: US in July sets new record for overnight warmth

America sizzled through some hot nights last month, enough to make history
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August 12

European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

An unprecedented drought is afflicting nearly half of the European continent.
August 12
August 12

Facebook attempts to increase privacy functionality

Facebook is testing end-to-end encryption as a default on its Messenger app.
August 12
August 12

China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue fell in the first half of 2022 but new ventures in autos and industrial technology helped to offset a decline in smartphone sales under U.S. sanctions
August 12
August 12

European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

An unprecedented drought is afflicting nearly half of the European continent and is damaging farm economies, forcing water restrictions and threatening aquatic species
August 12
August 11

Barber on helping the community & building his brand 'I’m focusing on the impact'

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with barber and TikTok star Vic Blends about offering free haircuts to people, giving back, and creating the first barbering school for California prisons.
August 11
August 11

OSHA investigates deaths of Amazon workers in New Jersey

Federal work-safety investigators are looking into the death of an Amazon worker and an injury that potentially lead to the death of another employee
August 11
August 11

Wildfires spread, fish die off amid severe drought in Europe

More than 1,000 firefighters in France are struggling to contain a huge wildfire burning through pine forests
August 11
August 11

Satellite data finds landfills are methane 'super emitters'

Landfills are releasing large amounts of planet-warming methane gas into the atmosphere from the decomposition of waste and are a significant contributor to such emissions in urban areas, a study suggests
August 11
August 11

Google urges Apple to add next-generation standard for text messaging

Plus, LG announced a new 97-inch OLED EX TV panel that debuts the company's Cinematic Sound OLED and teens' addiction to social media has nearly doubled since 2014.
August 11
August 11

Firefighters combat major wildfire in southwestern France

More than 1,000 firefighters are struggling to contain a major wildfire that has burned a large area of pine forest in southwestern France in a region that was already ravaged by flames last month
August 11
August 10

Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

The move comes ahead of his court battle with Twitter.
August 10
August 10

Disney+ ad-free subscription cost to rise by 38% in December

Disney said it is raising prices for streaming subscribers in the U_S_ who want to watch Disney+ without ads as more viewers switch to what CEO Bob Chapek described Wednesday as the “best value in streaming.”
August 10
August 10

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

A cybersecurity startup informed a major Indian online insurance brokerage last month that critical vulnerabilities in its network could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customers
August 10
August 10

Social media offers parents more controls. But do they help?

The new tools do offer some help, but they also share some deeper flaws.
August 10
August 10

China criticizes US chip law as threat to trade

China is criticizing a U.S. law to encourage processor chip production in the United States and reduce reliance on Asian suppliers as a threat to trade and an attack on Chinese business
August 10
August 10

Samsung rolls out new products

The tech company’s Galaxy Unpacked event is expected to unveil new foldable smartphones.
August 10
August 10

Japan's Honda sees declining profits on semiconductor crunch

The semiconductor shortage is hitting another of the world's automakers, despite demand for product
August 10
August 09

Former Twitter worker convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

A former Twitter employee has been convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering
August 09
August 09

Snapchat announces in-app family center to promote safe social media usage

The family center aims to promote conversation between parents and minors about safe social media practices.
August 09
August 09

Apple returns battery percentage indicator in new IOS update

The icon was originally removed due to it being difficult to read.
August 09
August 09

Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite

A Russian rocket has successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit
August 09
August 08

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases

A new study finds climate hazards aggravate more than half of the known diseases that infect people
August 08
August 08

Axios Media purchased by Cox Enterprises

Axios Media is being acquired by Cox Enterprises, which says it plans to push the online news provider into new markets while broadening its coverage
August 08
August 08

Twitter confirms vulnerability that may have affected 5.4 million accounts

The company said the vulnerability discovered in January didn't compromise user passwords, but some personal information may have been exposed.
August 08
August 08

Nonprofits launch $100M plan to support local health workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in up to 10 countries mostly in Africa by 2030 to support up to 200,000 community health workers
August 08
August 08

Japan tech giant SoftBank posts $23 billion quarterly loss

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group posted a $23 billion loss in the April-June quarter as the value of its investments sank amid global worries about inflation and interest rates
August 08
August 06

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info

Elon Musk said Saturday his planned $44 billion takeover of Twitter should move forward if the company can confirm some details about how it measures whether user accounts are ‘spam bots’ or real people
August 06
August 06

EXPLAINER: On China, US and climate, action, not talk is key

China has cut off climate talks with the U.S. — imperiling future global climate negotiations, but not necessarily blunting the impacts of significant climate actions at home in both countries
August 06
August 05

US agency probes Tesla crashes that killed 2 motorcyclists

Two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on Autopilot are drawing scrutiny from federal regulators and point to a potential new hazard on U.S. freeways: The partially automated vehicles may not stop for motorcycles
August 05
August 05

Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners

Twitter says vulnerability in its software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor
August 05
August 05

Amazon to buy vacuum maker iRobot for roughly $1.7B

Amazon on Friday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the vacuum cleaner maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 billion
August 05
August 05

Musk countersuit accuses Twitter of fraud

Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud in a countersuit over his aborted $44 billion deal for the social media company, which he said held back necessary information and misled his team about its true user base
August 05
August 05

HBO Max and Discovery+ are merging into single streaming service

The two have a combined 92 million subscribers and will merge sometime next summer.
August 05
August 05

South Korean spacecraft launched to the moon, country's 1st

South Korea is on its way to the moon
August 05
August 04

Twitter responds to Musk's claims, calls them 'excuses'

Twitter denied in a court filing that it had deprived its would-be acquirer, billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, of necessary information or misrepresented details about its business
August 04
August 04

Apple is expected to delay its latest iPad software update

The delay of the software will take about a month, according to reports.
August 04
August 03

Musk response to Twitter lawsuit to be made public by Friday

A judge has ruled that Elon Musk’s answer to Twitter’s lawsuit over his attempt to back out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company will be made public by Friday evening at the latest
August 03
August 03

A race to save fish as Rio Grande dries, even in Albuquerque

The Rio Grande went dry in Albuquerque last week for the first time in four decades
August 03
August 03

Volcano near Iceland's main airport erupts again after pause

Authorities in Iceland say a volcano in the southwest of the country is erupting just eight months after its last eruption officially ended
August 03
August 03

This is why risk management for floods and drought is becoming ineffective

As more unprecedented events occur, risk management efforts may not be enough.
August 03
August 03

Uber posts $8B in revenue

Passenger trips in early spring and summer were up 25% over the same period last year.
August 03
August 03

UN nuclear chief: Ukraine nuclear plant is `out of control'

The U_N_ nuclear chief is warning that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine “is completely out of control.”
August 03