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Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies
UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children
Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Robot designed for faster, safer uranium plant pipe cleanup

Autonomous robot created to roll through pipes as high-tech helper in uranium plant cleanup
After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far
California regulators investigating worker safety at Tesla

California regulators investigating worker safety at Tesla

Workplace safety regulators say they are investigating two incidents at automaker Tesla's factory in Northern California
Environmentalists ask court to restore oil-gas emission rule

Environmentalists ask court to restore oil-gas emission rule

Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily
DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers
Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic bomb dies

Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic bomb dies

Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico city where the atomic bomb was developed, has died
Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem
UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism."
WATCH:  Netflix may be expanding to the big screen

WATCH: Netflix may be expanding to the big screen

Reports say Netflix is considering buying and owning movie theaters.
Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users
Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain
As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe

As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe

As doors close in the US, Chinese telecoms and smartphone giant Huawei shifts focus to Europe
The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on
Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA
Los Angeles port commission approves SpaceX rocket facility

Los Angeles port commission approves SpaceX rocket facility

Los Angeles harbor commissioners have approved a permit for Space Exploration Technologies to build a facility to manufacture a Mars rocket that will be so big it will require an oceangoing barge for
Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a
WATCH:  Furniture-building robot assembles IKEA chair in less than 9 minutes

WATCH: Furniture-building robot assembles IKEA chair in less than 9 minutes

Scientists in Singapore designed the robot to do the delicate work quickly.
Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system