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What's worse than thieves hacking into your bank account? When they steal your phone number, too

What's worse than thieves hacking into your bank account? When they steal your phone number, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — One Monday morning in May, I woke up and grabbed my cell phone to read the news and scroll through memes. But it was out of cell service. I couldn't make calls or texts. That, though, turned out to be the least of my problems.
Data of nearly all AT&T customers downloaded from a third-party platform in security breach

Data of nearly all AT&T customers downloaded from a third-party platform in security breach

The data of nearly all customers of the telecommunications giant AT&T was downloaded from a third-party platform in a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks against businesses , schools and health systems continue to spread glo
Can AI be an author? Federal Court asked to decide in new copyright case

Can AI be an author? Federal Court asked to decide in new copyright case

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Canada is being asked to declare that only humans — and not artificial intelligence — can be considered authors under Canada’s copyright law.
World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger ferry will start operating on San Francisco Bay as part of plans to phase out diesel-powered vessels and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions, California officials said Fr
Smoking laptop in passenger's bag prompts evacuation on American Airlines flight in San Francisco

Smoking laptop in passenger's bag prompts evacuation on American Airlines flight in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A smoking laptop in a passenger's bag prompted an evacuation on an American Airlines flight headed to Miami from San Francisco International Airport Friday, according to the airline.
SpaceX rocket accident leaves company's Starlink satellites in wrong orbit

SpaceX rocket accident leaves company's Starlink satellites in wrong orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket has failed for the first time in nearly a decade, leaving the company’s internet satellites in an orbit so low that they're doomed to fall through the atmosphere and burn up.
Webb Space Telescope's latest cosmic shot shows pair of intertwined galaxies glowing in infrared

Webb Space Telescope's latest cosmic shot shows pair of intertwined galaxies glowing in infrared

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Webb Space Telescope has captured a pair of intertwined galaxies glowing in the infrared.
AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

TORONTO — When Cathie Wood scans the global technology sector, one innovation stands out, even as its proliferation creates new opportunities. Artificial intelligence, the U.S.
Just a Category 1 hurricane? Don't be fooled by a number - it could be more devastating than a Cat 5

Just a Category 1 hurricane? Don't be fooled by a number - it could be more devastating than a Cat 5

Here's a troubling phrase hurricane forecasters hate but often hear: “It's just a Category 1. Nothing to worry about.” Or even worse: “Tropical storm? Just some wind and rain.
US senators call out Big Tech's new approach to poaching talent, products from smaller AI startups

US senators call out Big Tech's new approach to poaching talent, products from smaller AI startups

In the race to stay ahead in artificial intelligence , the biggest technology companies are swallowing up the talent and products of innovative AI startups without formally acquiring them. Now three members of the U.S.