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Vermont governor vetoes data privacy bill, saying state would be most hostile to businesses

Vermont governor vetoes data privacy bill, saying state would be most hostile to businesses

Vermont’s governor has vetoed a broad data privacy bill that would have been one of the strongest in the country to crack down on companies’ use of online personal data by letting consumers file civil lawsuits against companies that break certain pri

Judge says trial is required to decide government's antitrust case over Google's advertising tech

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said the government's antitrust case against Google over its advertising technology will go to trial in September, rejecting both sides' request to rule in their favor as a matter of law.

FAA investigating how titanium parts with falsified records wound up in Boeing and Airbus planes

Federal regulators are investigating how parts made with titanium that was sold with falsified quality documentation wound up in Boeing and Airbus passenger jets that were built in recent years.
Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers

Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — New laptops equipped with Microsoft Windows start shipping to customers next week without a flagship feature called Recall that drew concerns about privacy and cybersecurity.
OpenAI appoints former top US cyberwarrior Paul Nakasone to its board of directors

OpenAI appoints former top US cyberwarrior Paul Nakasone to its board of directors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — OpenAI has appointed a former top U.S. cyberwarrior and intelligence official to its board of directors, saying he will help protect the ChatGPT maker from “increasingly sophisticated bad actors.” Retired Army Gen.
AI startup Perplexity wants to upend search business. News outlet Forbes says it's ripping them off

AI startup Perplexity wants to upend search business. News outlet Forbes says it's ripping them off

The artificial intelligence startup Perplexity AI has raised tens of millions of dollars from the likes of Jeff Bezos and other prominent tech investors for its mission to rival Google in the business of searching for information.
Make mine medium-rare: Men really do eat more meat than women, study says

Make mine medium-rare: Men really do eat more meat than women, study says

CHICAGO (AP) — Vacationing in Chicago this week from Europe, Jelle den Burger and Nirusa Naguleswaran grabbed a bite at the Dog House Grill: a classic Italian beef sandwich for him, grilled cheese for her.
How do cicadas make their signature sound, so eerie and amazingly loud?

How do cicadas make their signature sound, so eerie and amazingly loud?

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The most noticeable part of the cicada invasion blanketing the central United States is the sound — an eerie, amazingly loud song that gets in a person's ears and won't let much else in.
Elon Musk gets 77% approval from shareholders to get back his big, $44.9 billion Tesla pay package

Elon Musk gets 77% approval from shareholders to get back his big, $44.9 billion Tesla pay package

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla shareholders voted Thursday to restore CEO Elon Musk's record $44.
Ontario awarded nearly $1M in contracts for business case on moving science centre

Ontario awarded nearly $1M in contracts for business case on moving science centre

TORONTO — Ontario awarded nearly $1 million in contracts to various companies to write a business case on moving the Ontario Science Centre to Ontario Place on Toronto's waterfront, The Canadian Press has learned.