3 Wyoming sightseeing balloons crash, as many as…

Authorities say as many as 20 people were injured when three hot air balloons crashed in Wyoming

Trump Gives TikTok Owners Deadline to Sell to US…

The clock is going tick-tock when it comes to TikTok selling its US arm to Microsoft or another American company, President Trump said Monday. The president—who on Friday said he was considering banning the Chinese-owned app for security reasons—said TikTok would be shut down on Sept. 15 unless...

Google buys $450M stake in ADT to give Nest a new…

Google is paying $450 million for a nearly 7% stake in longtime home and business security provider ADT Inc. It's a deal that will open new opportunities for one of the internet’s most powerful companies to extend the reach of its Nest cameras and voice-activated voice assistant

Singapore Will Issue New Arrivals With Electronic…

Singapore says some visitors and returning residents can now quarantine at their residence instead of in dedicated facilities—but they will be issued with electronic monitoring devices and face up to 6 months in prison if they remove them or tamper with them. Authorities say the devices, which use GPS...

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GM Partners With EVgo as Automaker Expands…

EVgo closed a deal with GM to open more electric car charging stations across the U.S. The deal comes as GM looks to expand its fleet over the next few years.

Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of…

Microsoft is confirming that it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship

Egypt Sets Elon Musk Straight About Pyramids…

After Elon Musk tweeted last week that "Aliens built the pyramids obv," Egypt has officially set him straight. "I follow your work with a lot of admiration. I invite you & Space X to explore the writings about how the pyramids were built and also to check out the tombs...

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown…

Two NASA astronauts have returned to Earth in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown carried out by Elon Musk's SpaceX company

Trump Looks to Force Sale, and Microsoft May Be…

President Trump is looking at ordering the sale of the US portion of TikTok, and Microsoft appears ready to step into the void. "We may be banning TikTok," Trump said Friday, the Wall Street Journal reports. A deal with Microsoft would bring Bytedance, the app's Chinese owner, tens of billions...

Microsoft Looks to Acquire TikTok

Tech giant Microsoft is looking to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the social media platform from the U.S.

Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for…

As state and local governments brace for November’s election, federal authorities are sounding the alarm about the potential for a well-timed ransomware attack that could block access to voter registration data and paralyze critical election operations

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17-Year-Old Arrested in Huge Twitter Hack

That massive Twitter hack earlier this month that involved some of the site's biggest names? The alleged mastermind is all of 17 years old, reports WFLA . The Tampa Bay Times reports that Graham Ivan Clark was arrested Friday at his apartment in Tampa. “He’s a 17-year-old kid who apparently just...

States eager to expand broadband, wary of CARES…

Officials from states across the country who are hoping to expand broadband internet to underserved areas with federal money appropriated to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic are scrambling to finish the projects by the end of the year

Twitter Kicks David Duke Off for Good

David Duke has lost one of his big communications platforms: The 70-year-old white supremacist and ex-Ku Klux Klan leader has been banned from Twitter for good, the AP reports. Duke was "permanently suspended for repeated violations of the Twitter rules on hateful conduct," the social media platform said in a...

Advertisers Forced to Rethink Campaigns Amid the…

Advertising giants were forced to rethink their campaigns as the pandemic changed the way people live around the world. Cheddar looks at some of the best takes on the current climate of the world through commercials.

Virtual school: Teachers want to improve but…

Virtual learning is part of an increasing number of fall reopening plans, and districts are facing pressure to improve after many students got left behind this spring

'Emperors of the New Economy' Grilled at…

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google were sworn in remotely Wednesday for a historic antitrust hearing before House lawmakers. Rep. David Cicilline, chairman of the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, used his opening statement to accuse the tech giants of damaging the economy through excessive dominance, the New York...

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Samsung, Apple to boost cellphone manufacturing…

India's technology minister says three contract manufacturers for Apple iPhones and South Korea’s Samsung have applied for large-scale electronics manufacturing rights in India under a $6.5 billion incentive scheme announced by the government

Instagram Flags Madonna Over Bogus Virus Video

Madonna shared a coronavirus conspiracy theory on Instagram on Tuesday, quickly leading her account to get flagged for spreading "false information." The video—the same one Twitter removed from the accounts of President Trump and his son , Donald Trump, Jr., per USA Today —showed Texas primary care physician Dr. Stella...