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CrowdStrike CEO called to testify to Congress over cybersecurity's firm role in global tech outage

CrowdStrike CEO called to testify to Congress over cybersecurity's firm role in global tech outage

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.
Despite Musk's Trump endorsement, X remains a go-to platform for Democrats

Despite Musk's Trump endorsement, X remains a go-to platform for Democrats

A week after Elon Musk endorsed Donald Trump for president, President Joe Biden's team used Musk's social media platform X — in addition to more neutral spaces such as Facebook and Instagram — to announce he is ending his reelection campaign .

Largest trial court in the US closes after ransomware attack, California officials say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest trial court in the country was closed Monday after a ransomware attack shut down its computer system late last week, officials with the Superior Court of Los Angeles County said.
What to know about the Kids Online Safety Act and its chances of passing

What to know about the Kids Online Safety Act and its chances of passing

The last time Congress passed a law to protect children on the internet was in 1998 — before Facebook, before the iPhone and long before today's oldest teenagers were born.
Most airlines except one are recovering from the CrowdStrike tech outage. The feds have noticed

Most airlines except one are recovering from the CrowdStrike tech outage. The feds have noticed

Delta Air Lines struggled for a fourth straight day to recover from a worldwide technology outage caused by a faulty software update, stranding tens of thousands of passengers and drawing unwanted attention from the federal government.
AI industry is influencing the world. Mozilla adviser Abeba Birhane is challenging its core values

AI industry is influencing the world. Mozilla adviser Abeba Birhane is challenging its core values

“Scaling up" is a catchphrase in the artificial intelligence industry as tech companies rush to improve their AI systems with ever-bigger sets of internet data.
Delta Air Lines says cancellations continue as it tries to restore operations after tech outage

Delta Air Lines says cancellations continue as it tries to restore operations after tech outage

NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines, including Delta Air Lines, continued to struggle to restore operations two days after a faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide and resulted in several carriers grounding flights.
Xander the Great! Schauffele wins the British Open for his 2nd major this year

Xander the Great! Schauffele wins the British Open for his 2nd major this year

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele went from the most nerve-wracking putt of his career to the coolest walk toward an 18th green he ever imagined. He won a nail-biter at the PGA Championship in May.
Small businesses grapple with global tech outages created by CrowdStrike

Small businesses grapple with global tech outages created by CrowdStrike

NEW YORK (AP) — An owner of a consumer insights research firm couldn't pay her employees, make Friday's deadline to sign a contract for a new business or send key research to a key client.
Pig transplant research yields a surprise: Bacon safe for some people allergic to red meat

Pig transplant research yields a surprise: Bacon safe for some people allergic to red meat

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Some people who develop a weird and terrifying allergy to red meat after a bite from a lone star tick can still eat pork from a surprising source: Genetically modified pigs created for organ transplant research.