As concerns about social media's harmful effects on teens continue to rise, platforms from Snapchat to TikTok to Instagram are bolting on new features they say will make their services safer and more age appropriate.
The case of a Nebraska woman charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy after investigators obtained Facebook messages between the two has raised fresh concerns about data privacy in the post-Roe world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies.
Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of shares in Tesla as the billionaire gets his finances in order ahead of his court battle with Twitter.
Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday it is raising prices for streaming subscribers in the U.S. who want to watch Disney+ without ads, as more viewers switch to what CEO Bob Chapek described as the “best value in streaming.”
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday criticized a U.S. law to encourage processor chip production in the United States and reduce reliance on Asian suppliers as a threat to trade and an attack on Chinese business.
Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union expressed concern Thursday that a new U.S. tax credit plan aimed at encouraging Americans to buy electric vehicles would discriminate against European producers and break World Trade Organization rules.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Last month, a cybersecurity startup told a major Indian online insurance brokerage it had found critical vulnerabilities in the company’s internet-facing network that could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customers to malicious hackers.
The birds no longer sing, and the herbs no longer grow. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead.
The people in this northern Myanmar forest have lost a way of life that goes back generations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After decades of inaction in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warming, Congress hopes to make clean energy so cheap in all aspects of life that it’s nearly irresistible.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Adverum Biotechnologies Inc. (ADVM) on Thursday reported a loss of $43.8 million in its second quarter.
The Redwood City, California-based company said it had a loss of 44 cents per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — An afternoon pullback left stock indexes on Wall Street with a mixed finish Thursday, erasing most of their gains from a morning rally over new signs of cooling inflation.
The S&P 500 closed 0.1% lower after having been up 1.1% in the early going.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shannon Bream, a Fox News Channel veteran who is the network's chief legal correspondent, is the new anchor of the “Fox News Sunday” political talk show, filling a role left vacant when Chris Wallace left last December.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gas prices have fallen from the record highs they reached earlier this summer, but they're still much higher than a year ago.
SURREY, British Columbia (AP) _ Kelso Technologies Inc. (KIQ) on Thursday reported a loss of $519,000 in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Surrey, British Columbia-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent.
CLEVELAND (AP) _ Applied Industrial Technologies Inc. (AIT) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $79.1 million.
The Cleveland-based company said it had net income of $2.02 per share.
OR YEHUDA, Israel (AP) _ Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (MGIC) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $9.5 million.
The Or Yehuda, Israel-based company said it had net income of 16 cents per share.
NEW DELHI (AP) — As India’s economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a booming industrial hub, cranking out everything from cars and sinks to smartphones and tablets.
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced Thursday in Asia after benchmarks closed at three-month highs on Wall Street as investors cheered a report showing inflation cooled more than expected in July.
Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul saw gains of more than 1%.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:
Alcon Inc., down $3.53 to $71.94.
The eye care company trimmed its profit and revenue forecasts for the year.
BENGALURU, India (AP) — India took another step toward meeting its climate goals Tuesday when lawmakers in parliament’s lower house approved legislation that would require greater use of renewable energy and force industrial polluters to pay a price for the carbon they emit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a moment when hopes dimmed that the United States could become an international leader on climate change, legislation that Congress is poised to approve could rejuvenate the country’s reputation and bolster its efforts to push other nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more quickly.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Geospace Technologies Corp. (GEOS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.6 million in its fiscal third quarter.
The Houston-based company said it had a loss of 51 cents per share.
The maker of seismic instruments and equipment posted revenue of $20.7 million in the period.
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba reported a 44% improvement in profit in the last quarter as the Japanese technology giant worked to revamp its brand image and reassure investors about its management.
TOKYO (AP) — Honda’s fiscal first quarter profit fell 33% from last year as a global computer chip shortage, a pandemic-related lockdown in China and the rising costs of raw materials hurt the Japanese automaker.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. inflation data that traders worry will show upward pressure on prices still is too strong for the Federal Reserve to ease off interest rate hikes.
TOKYO (AP) — Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will receive at least $100 million through a new federal program to expand high-speed internet to underserved rural areas and promote workforce development, officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former Twitter employee has been convicted of failing to register as an agent for Saudi Arabia and other charges after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom’s government in a spy case that spanned from Silicon Valley to the Middle East.
Australia reviews Chinese aluminium imports amid anti-dumping probe with more ‘trade skirmishes’ expected
Australia has initiated another anti-dumping investigation into Chinese aluminium extrusions, which have a wide variety of uses including construction, as the "long game" between Beijing and Canberra continues.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ SailPoint Technologies Holdings Inc. (SAIL) on Tuesday reported a loss of $29.4 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 31 cents.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) _ OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR) on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.8 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based company said it had a loss of 26 cents.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s legislative victories have aimed to position the U.S. to “win the economic competition of the 21st century,” but his investments to boost the nation’s technology, infrastructure and climate resilience over the next decade are set against a 90-odd-day clock until the midterms.
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) _ Maxar Technologies Inc. (MAXR) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $30 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Westminster, Colorado-based company said it had a loss of 41 cents.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) _ Arlo Technologies Inc. (ARLO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $11.6 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Carlsbad, California-based company said it had a loss of 13 cents.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) _ Viant Technology Inc. (DSP) on Tuesday reported a loss of $3.4 million in its second quarter.
The Irvine, California-based company said it had a loss of 24 cents per share.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $43.4 million in its second quarter.
The Salt Lake City-based company said it had a loss of 45 cents per share.
Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as disappointing earnings reports weighed on technology and travel companies.
The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq fell. Chipmaker Micron Technology fell after warning investors that revenue could fall short of forecasts because of weakening demand.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday:
Micron Technology Inc., down $2.30 to $59.15.
The chipmaker warned investors that revenue could fall short of forecasts because of weakening demand.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) _ Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $119.5 million.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 74 cents per share.
DETROIT (AP) — A tax credit of up to $7,500 could be used to defray the cost of an electric vehicle under the Inflation Reduction Act now moving toward final approval in Congress.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) _ PAR Technology Corp. (PAR) on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.8 million in its second quarter.
The New Hartford, New York-based company said it had a loss of 70 cents per share.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Core Molding Technologies Inc. (CMT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $2.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 26 cents.
CLEVELAND (AP) — In a world increasingly troubled by the persistent harm that plastic — manufactured in petrochemical plants — has had on the environment, companies are investing billions of dollars to ramp up production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that can be safely composted or can biodegrade under the right conditions.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) _ Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (PRTH) on Tuesday reported profit of $287,000 in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Alpharetta, Georgia-based company said it had profit of 11 cents.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday amid a global fall in technology shares, including Japan's SoftBank, which has reported hefty losses caused by the market downturn.
Such worries are coming on top of concerns about inflation and what central banks might do to curb that trend.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an old and new media marriage: Axios Media, the digital news site known for its to-the-point blurbs on politics, tech and business, is being acquired by Cox Enterprises, the media conglomerate that owns the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Kelley Blue Book and major broadband internet services.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) _ Helios Technologies, Inc. (HLIO) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $30 million.
On a per-share basis, the Sarasota, Florida-based company said it had profit of 92 cents.