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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks past a billboard advertising Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. British telecom companies face hefty fines if they don't comply with strict new security rules under proposed legislation introduced in Parliament Tuesday Nov. 24, 2020, aimed at blocking high-risk equipment suppliers like China's Huawei. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
UK telecom companies face big fines under new security lawBritish telecom companies face hefty fines if they don’t comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed to Parliament on Tuesday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This undated photo obtained from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows a NeoScan 45 fingerprint scanner. The device, paired with an app known as EDDIE, is used by ICE to run remote ID checks. The app has been a core tool in President Donald Trump’s deportation crackdown, according to a new report based on a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
Report: Mobile fingerprinting a core tool in US deportationsA new report based on a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit says a mobile fingerprinting app used by U.S. immigration agents to run remote ID checks in the field has become a core tool in President Donald Trump’s deportation crackdown
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this July 16, 2019 file photo, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks during the opening of their contract talks with the United Auto Workers in Detroit.   General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.  Barra said in a  letter Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit, and it urges other automakers to do so.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with TrumpGeneral Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California’s right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president’s term nears its close
The Associated Press22 hours ago
A confectioner offers chocolate Santa Claus wearing a face mask, displayed in the window of a shop in central Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
VIRUS TODAY: 3rd vaccine shows promise, death toll soarsPharmaceutical company AstraZeneca says late-stage trials showed its vaccine was up to 90% effective as it becomes the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential coronavirus vaccine
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo people walk by a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. USA., The  coalition of technology and publishing companies, Marketers for an Open Web said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, they have asked  U.K. competition watchdog  to investigate Google's plans to revamp its ad data system, saying the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revampGoogle faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after an industry lobbying group complained to the competition watchdog that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant’s online dominance
The Associated Press1 day ago
Search on for 4-member crew of sunken Atlantic fishing boatThe Coast Guard is searching for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Long March-5 rocket carrying the Chang'e 5 lunar mission lifts off at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang in southern China's Hainan Province, early Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back material from the moon's surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China launches mission to bring back material from moonChina has launched an ambitious mission to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally
The Associated Press1 day ago
REMOVES REFERENCE TO MAESTAS DRIVING THE BUS - A school bus travels along a dirt road outside Cuba, N.M., Oct. 19, 2020. The switch to remote learning in rural New Mexico has left some students profoundly isolated — cut off from others and the grid by sheer distance. The school system is sending school buses to students' far-flung homes to bring them assignments, meals and a little human contact. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Cut off: School closings leave rural students isolatedThe switch to remote learning in rural New Mexico has left some students profoundly isolated — cut off from others and the grid by sheer distance
The Associated Press1 day ago
Want to Make a Hacker's Day? Use One of These PasswordsWe get how brain-melting it can be to remember all of your various passwords—really, we honestly, truly get it. But you've got to try harder than the people whose passwords popped up on NordPass' 2020 ranking of the 200 most common passwords, which, as Suzanne Humphries succinctly puts it...
Newser2 days ago
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