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Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Prime Day is here, and experts are reminding consumers to be wary of scams. Deceptions such as phony emails from people impersonating online retailers like Amazon are nothing new.
Toronto report eyes province's requirements under Ontario Science Centre lease

Toronto report eyes province's requirements under Ontario Science Centre lease

TORONTO — Ontario's lease for the Ontario Science Centre building allows the city to end the agreement early and leave Ontario on the hook for demolition costs if the building is no longer fit for use, a new city of Toronto report says.
Kaspersky will shutter US operations after software is banned by Commerce Department, citing risk

Kaspersky will shutter US operations after software is banned by Commerce Department, citing risk

NEW YORK (AP) — Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says it's shutting down all of its operations in the United States, just weeks after the Commerce Department banned the use of the company's software in the country.
Robot umpire challenge system could be tested next spring training, 2026 regular-season use possible

Robot umpire challenge system could be tested next spring training, 2026 regular-season use possible

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball could test robot umpires as part of a challenge system in spring training next year, which could lead to regular-season use in 2026.
Amazon Prime Day is a major cause of injuries for warehouse workers, Senate review says

Amazon Prime Day is a major cause of injuries for warehouse workers, Senate review says

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s popular Prime Day sales event has been “a major cause of injuries” for warehouse workers who pick and pack customer orders at the e-commerce giant's facilities across the United States, according to a report released Tuesday
Baltic countries notify Russia and Belarus they will exit the Moscow-controlled electricity grid

Baltic countries notify Russia and Belarus they will exit the Moscow-controlled electricity grid

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The electricity grid operators of the three Baltic countries on Tuesday officially notified Russia and Belarus that they will exit a 2001 agreement that has kept Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania connected to an electricity tran
Microsoft faces UK competition investigation over hiring of AI startup's founder and key staff

Microsoft faces UK competition investigation over hiring of AI startup's founder and key staff

LONDON (AP) — British regulators opened a preliminary investigation on Tuesday into Microsoft's hiring of an AI startup's key staff over concerns that it could thwart competition in the booming artificial intelligence market.
An Australian computer scientist who claimed to invent bitcoin referred to prosecutors for perjury

An Australian computer scientist who claimed to invent bitcoin referred to prosecutors for perjury

LONDON (AP) — An Australian computer scientist found to have falsely claimed to be the mysterious creator of the bitcoin cryptocurrency will be referred to British prosecutors for “wholescale perjury and forgery of documents,” a London judge said Tue
Hong Kong is testing out its own ChatGPT-style tool as OpenAI planned extra steps to block access

Hong Kong is testing out its own ChatGPT-style tool as OpenAI planned extra steps to block access

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government is testing the city's own ChatGPT -style tool for its employees, with plans to eventually make it available to the public, its innovation minister said after OpenAI took extra steps to block access from the cit
AI wildfire early detection system is like a fire alarm in the forest, says chief

AI wildfire early detection system is like a fire alarm in the forest, says chief

VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Vernon Fire Chief David Lind likens the Interior B.C. city's new artificial-intelligence-driven wildfire detection system to a fire alarm in the forest.