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VP Harris seeks computer chip partners in Japan meetings

VP Harris seeks computer chip partners in Japan meetings

Vice President Kamala Harris will highlight a new U.S. law boosting support for computer chip manufacturing when she meets with Japanese technology executives on Wednesday.

10 hrs 7 mins ago
Prototype electric airplane takes first flight

Prototype electric airplane takes first flight

A prototype, all-electric airplane took its first flight Tuesday morning in central Washington state.

12 hrs 32 mins ago
Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

A Delaware judge is hearing arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers in Twitter's lawsuit seeking to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant.

15 hrs 7 mins ago
Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine throughout Western Europe.

17 hrs 52 mins ago
Former student convicted of spying for Chinese government

Former student convicted of spying for Chinese government

A former graduate student has been convicted of spying for the Chinese government.

13 hrs 7 mins ago
Australian police probe purported hacker's ransom demand

Australian police probe purported hacker's ransom demand

Australia's second-largest wireless carrier says police are investigating that a purported hacker is already releasing the stolen personal data of its customers and demanding a $1 million ransom in cryptocurrency.

September 26th, 9:49 PM EDT

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Pollution from Florida mining a concern with Hurricane Ian

Pollution from Florida mining a concern with Hurricane Ian

Environmental groups say the polluted leftovers of Florida’s phosphate fertilizer mining industry are at risk for leaks or other contamination triggered by Hurricane Ian.

1 hr 11 mins ago
Tiny Oregon town hosts 1st wind-solar-battery 'hybrid' plant

Tiny Oregon town hosts 1st wind-solar-battery 'hybrid' plant

A renewable energy facility in Oregon that combines solar power, wind power and massive batteries to store the energy generated there will be the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America.

1 hr 46 mins ago
Blasts precede Baltic pipeline leaks, sabotage seen likely

Blasts precede Baltic pipeline leaks, sabotage seen likely

The German economy ministry says the Nord Stream 1 pipeline leading from Russia to Europe has reported a drop in pressure, only hours after a leak was reported in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Baltic Sea off Denmark.

23 hrs 47 mins ago
Tampa's Phoenix simulation anticipated Category 5 hurricane

Tampa's Phoenix simulation anticipated Category 5 hurricane

A 2009 planning exercise dubbed Project Phoenix eerily anticipated the potential damage the Tampa Bay area is facing from Hurricane Ian.

9 hrs 32 mins ago
Hurricane Ian gets nasty quickly, turbocharged by warm water

Hurricane Ian gets nasty quickly, turbocharged by warm water

Hurricane Ian is quickly gaining monstrous strength as it moves over oceans partly heated up by climate change, just like 30 other Atlantic tropical storms since 2017 that became much more powerful in less than a day.

11 hrs 12 mins ago
NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until Nov.

NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until Nov.

NASA's moon rocket is safely back inside its hangar as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida, its launch now unlikely before mid-November.

9 hrs 51 mins ago
Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

A NASA spacecraft is closing in on an asteroid in an unprecedented test to see if a potentially menacing space rock could be knocked off course.

September 26th, 2:44 PM EDT
Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

Hurricane Ian is prompting NASA to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter.

September 26th, 11:28 AM EDT

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