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Alleged Chinese police database hack leaks data of 1 billion

Alleged Chinese police database hack leaks data of 1 billion

Hackers claim to have obtained a trove of data on 1 billion Chinese from a Shanghai police database in a leak that, if confirmed, could be one of the largest data breaches in history.

18 hrs 21 mins ago
Reports: Twitter challenges India order to block content

Reports: Twitter challenges India order to block content

Media reports say Twitter has challenged the Indian government in court over its recent orders to take down some content on the social media platform.

13 hrs 16 mins ago
Bank of England: Crypto crashes show need for tougher rules

Bank of England: Crypto crashes show need for tougher rules

The Bank of England warns that recent cryptocurrency meltdowns that wiped out more then $2 trillion in value highlight the need for tougher financial regulations.

15 hrs 56 mins ago
Many won't rely on virtual options after COVID: AP-NORC poll

Many won't rely on virtual options after COVID: AP-NORC poll

A new poll shows that many Americans don’t expect to rely on the digital services that became commonplace during the pandemic after COVID-19 subsides.

18 hrs 11 mins ago
NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth and is headed toward the moon.

July 4th, 6:18 AM EDT
UK military investigates hacks on Army social media accounts

UK military investigates hacks on Army social media accounts

British military authorities are trying to find out who hacked the army’s social media accounts over the weekend, flooding them with cryptocurrency videos and posts related to collectible electronic art.

July 4th, 7:28 AM EDT

AP Science Stories 

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As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

The physics lab that’s home to the world’s largest atom smasher has announced the observation of three new “exotic particles” that could provide clues to the force that binds subatomic particles together.

11 hrs 11 mins ago
NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA says contact has been lost with a spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit.

11 hrs 41 mins ago
Ukrainian mathematician awarded prestigious Fields Medal

Ukrainian mathematician awarded prestigious Fields Medal

Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska was named Tuesday as one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal, which is often described a the Nobel Prize in mathematics.

22 hrs 6 mins ago
76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC

76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC

The fossilized skeleton of a T.

15 hrs 11 mins ago
China sees record rains, heat as weather turns volatile

China sees record rains, heat as weather turns volatile

From the snowcapped peaks of Tibet to the tropical island of Hainan, China is sweltering under the worst heatwave in decades while rainfall hit records in June.

23 hrs 50 mins ago
NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

A satellite the size of a microwave oven successfully broke free from its orbit around Earth and is headed toward the moon.

July 4th, 6:18 AM EDT
Greece gets European assistance for summer wildfire season

Greece gets European assistance for summer wildfire season

The first of the more than 200 firefighters from six European countries that will help their Greek colleagues in fighting wildfires arrived in Athens.

July 2nd, 9:35 AM EDT
Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

A Virgin Orbit rocket carrying U.S. Defense Department satellites has been launched from a special Boeing 747 flying off the Southern California coast.

July 2nd, 3:04 AM EDT

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