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Snapchat Inc. to pay $15 million to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuit in California Colombian family's genes offer new clue to delaying onset of Alzheimer's Scientists studying a family plagued by early Alzheimer’s found some carry a genetic oddity that delays their symptoms 'Verzuz' will return after Swizz Beatz, Timbaland lock in new distribution partnership with X Collecting sex-crazed zombie cicadas on speed: Scientists track a bug-controlling super-sized fungus Apple shifts focus on Vision headsets, report says For the endangered Nashville crayfish, its rebound is both good and bad news Florida medical marijuana patients get an unexpected email praising DeSantis Federal Trade Commission refers complaint about TikTok's adherence to child privacy law to the DOJ California governor wants to restrict smartphone usage in schools It's summer solstice time. What does that mean? "Code Dependent" by Madhumita Murgia flips the script on AI What's a heat dome? Here's why so much of the US is broiling this week McDonald's is ending its test run of AI-powered drive-thrus with IBM Apple kills off its buy now, pay later service service barely a year after launch Fisker files for bankruptcy protection, the second electric vehicle maker to do so in the past year Apple ends its buy now, pay later service Undersea explorers mark tragic day. What to know about the Titan disaster anniversary Madhumita Murgia dissects AI from the human level in her book 'Code-Dependent' Vermont Legislature overrides governor, passing overdose prevention, renewable energy, tax measures Keeping children safe on social media: What parents should know to protect their kids Tobacco-like warning label for social media sought by US surgeon general who asks Congress to act A year after the Titan's tragic dive, deep-sea explorers vow to press on 2 political outliers claim seats in European Parliament by leveraging social media's viral power AI experimentation is high risk, high reward for low-profile political campaigns How Elon Musk's $44.9B Tesla pay package compares with the most generous plans for other U.S. CEOs Trump once defied the NRA to ban bump stocks. He now says he 'did nothing' to restrict guns What to stream this week: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats Google CEO testifies at trial of collapsed startup Ozy Media and founder Carlos Watson A week of disorder in Cleveland, as City Hall remains closed after ransomware attack Judge says trial is required to decide government's antitrust case over Google's advertising tech NASA's Voyager 1, the most distant spacecraft from Earth, is doing science again after problem Vermont governor vetoes data privacy bill, saying state would be most hostile to businesses Bird flu is highly lethal to some animals, but not to others. Scientists want to know why Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers OpenAI appoints former top US cyberwarrior Paul Nakasone to its board of directors Esports Olympics set to launch after IOC presents proposal for video games project How do cicadas make their signature sound, so eerie and amazingly loud? LinkedIn unveils new job hunting tools AI startup wants to upend search business. Forbes says it's ripping them off California legislators break with Gov. Newsom over loan to keep state's last nuclear plant running Massachusetts on verge of becoming second-to-last state to outlaw 'revenge p*rn' Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge What could make a baby bison white? Gamestop's annual shareholder meeting disrupted after 'unprecedented demand' causes tech issue Make mine medium-rare: Men really do eat more meat than women, study says Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth EU Commission asks 3 major p*rn sites to give details on kids' protection measures under digital law TikTok’s news influence grows Elon Musk gets 77% approval from shareholders to get back his big, $44.9 billion Tesla pay package References

June 19

Snapchat Inc. to pay $15 million to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuit in California

Snapchat Inc. will pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by California’s civil rights agency

June 19

June 19

Colombian family's genes offer new clue to delaying onset of Alzheimer's

Scientists studying a Colombian family plagued by early-in-life Alzheimer's have found a rare gene variant that seems to delay initial symptoms by about five years

June 19

June 19

Scientists studying a family plagued by early Alzheimer’s found some carry a genetic oddity that delays their symptoms

Scientists studying a family plagued by early Alzheimer’s found some carry a genetic oddity that delays their symptoms

June 19

June 19

'Verzuz' will return after Swizz Beatz, Timbaland lock in new distribution partnership with X

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland are bringing the “Verzuz” series back with a new major platform for viewers to watch musicians face off in a song-against-song battle

June 19

June 19

Collecting sex-crazed zombie cicadas on speed: Scientists track a bug-controlling super-sized fungus

With their bulging red eyes and their alien-like mating sound, periodical cicadas can seem scary and weird enough

June 19

June 19

Apple shifts focus on Vision headsets, report says

Apple is creating a cheaper version of its Vision Pro headset to be released by 2025, The Information reported.

June 19

June 19

For the endangered Nashville crayfish, its rebound is both good and bad news

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering removing the Nashville crayfish from the endangered species list, but some biologists argue it still needs protection because its range is so limited

June 19

June 18

Florida medical marijuana patients get an unexpected email praising DeSantis

Medical marijuana patients and advocates are upset that the Florida Department of Health emailed its patient registry to praise Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing the state budget

June 18

June 18

Federal Trade Commission refers complaint about TikTok's adherence to child privacy law to the DOJ

The Federal Trade Commission has referred a complaint against TikTok and its Beijing-based parent company to the Department of Justice

June 18

June 18

California governor wants to restrict smartphone usage in schools

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has said he wants to restrict students' usage of smartphones during the school day

June 18

June 18

It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?

Summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere with the summer solstice on Thursday

June 18

June 18

"Code Dependent" by Madhumita Murgia flips the script on AI

Madhumita Murgia dissects AI from the human level in her book "Code Dependent."

June 18

June 18

What's a heat dome? Here's why so much of the US is broiling this week

Much of the Midwest and the Northeast is broiling — or set to broil — in extreme summer heat this week

June 18

June 18

McDonald's is ending its test run of AI-powered drive-thrus with IBM

Ever get your McDonald’s order mixed up at an AI-powered drive-thru

June 18

June 18

Apple kills off its buy now, pay later service service barely a year after launch

Apple is discontinuing its buy now, pay later service known as Apple Pay Later barely a year after its initial launch in the U.S., and will rely on companies who already dominate the industry like Affirm and Klarna

June 18

June 18

Fisker files for bankruptcy protection, the second electric vehicle maker to do so in the past year

Electric vehicle maker Fisker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second electric startup to do so in the last year as even industry leaders struggle to lure more buyers beyond the early adapters of the technology

June 18

June 18

Apple ends its buy now, pay later service

The company said it will stop issuing loans through its pay-later service.

June 18

June 18

Undersea explorers mark tragic day. What to know about the Titan disaster anniversary

Unanswered questions linger a year after the implosion of the Titan submersible during its deep-sea voyage to the wreckage of the Titanic

June 18

June 17

Madhumita Murgia dissects AI from the human level in her book 'Code-Dependent'

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with author Madhumita Murgia about the impact and involvement of artificial intelligence in our daily lives in her book "Code-Dependent: Living in the Shadow of AI."

June 17

June 17

Vermont Legislature overrides governor, passing overdose prevention, renewable energy, tax measures

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor’s vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses, restrict a pesticide that’s toxic to bees and to require state utilities to source all renewabl...

June 17

June 17

Keeping children safe on social media: What parents should know to protect their kids

At what age should kids be on social media

June 17

June 17

Tobacco-like warning label for social media sought by US surgeon general who asks Congress to act

The U.S. surgeon general has called on Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms similar to those now mandatory on cigarette boxes

June 17

June 17

A year after the Titan's tragic dive, deep-sea explorers vow to press on

The deadly implosion of an experimental submersible en route to the deep-sea grave of the Titanic last June has not dulled the desire for ocean exploration

June 17

June 17

2 political outliers claim seats in European Parliament by leveraging social media's viral power

One is a wildly popular, seemingly happy-go-lucky YouTuber with no political experience from Cyprus

June 17

June 17

AI experimentation is high risk, high reward for low-profile political campaigns

Text, photos, videos and audio created using artificial intelligence are increasingly making their way into campaigns for state and local office

June 17

June 14

How Elon Musk's $44.9B Tesla pay package compares with the most generous plans for other U.S. CEOs

Even though the median U.S. CEO pay package last year was nearly 200 times more than a worker in the middle of their company pay scales, Elon Musk’s record-setting Tesla compensation dwarfs them by comparison

June 14

June 14

Trump once defied the NRA to ban bump stocks. He now says he 'did nothing' to restrict guns

Donald Trump’s campaign has found itself defending a Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban that he himself had hailed as an achievement on gun control six years ago

June 14

June 14

What to stream this week: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats

This week’s new streaming entertainment releases include an album from R&B-pop artist Kehlani, Kevin Hart’s interview show “Hart to Heart” returns for a fourth season on Peaco*ck and Jack Black lends his voice to “Kung Fu Panda 4.”

June 14

June 14

Google CEO testifies at trial of collapsed startup Ozy Media and founder Carlos Watson

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has testified briefly at the federal financial conspiracy trial surrounding the collapse of once-touted startup Ozy Media

June 14

June 14

A week of disorder in Cleveland, as City Hall remains closed after ransomware attack

Cleveland’s City Hall will remained closed to the public through at least Monday, as officials in Ohio’s second-largest city continued to grapple with the effects of a ransomware attack

June 14

June 14

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

A federal judge says 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

June 14

June 14

NASA's Voyager 1, the most distant spacecraft from Earth, is doing science again after problem

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft is sending science data again

June 14

June 14

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

June 14

June 14

Bird flu is highly lethal to some animals, but not to others. Scientists want to know why

Scientists are trying to determine why bird flu kills some animals quickly but leads to mild illnesses in others

June 14

June 14

Microsoft delays controversial AI Recall feature on new Windows computers

New laptops equipped with Microsoft Windows start shipping to customers next week but without a flagship feature called Recall that drew concerns about privacy and cybersecurity

June 14

June 14

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

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.”

June 14

June 14

Esports Olympics set to launch after IOC presents proposal for video games project

The first Olympic Esports Games are set to be added soon to the IOC’s portfolio of events as it seeks to attract and retain young audiences

June 14

June 14

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

What stands out during a cicada invasion is the sound

June 14

June 14

LinkedIn unveils new job hunting tools

Premium users can now use AI to enhance their job hunting experience.

June 14

June 14

AI startup wants to upend search business. 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

June 14

June 13

California legislators break with Gov. Newsom over loan to keep state's last nuclear plant running

The California Legislature is signaling that it could cancel a $400 million loan payment to help finance a longer lifespan for the state’s last nuclear power plant

June 13

June 13

Massachusetts on verge of becoming second-to-last state to outlaw 'revenge p*rn'

A bill aimed at outlawing “revenge p*rn” has been approved by lawmakers in the Massachusetts House and Senate and shipped to Democratic Gov. Maura Healey, a move advocates say was long overdue

June 13

June 13

Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge

Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge

June 13

June 13

What could make a baby bison white?

Photos of a white bison calf in Yellowstone National Park have generated excitement as well as questions: How does that happen

June 13

June 13

Gamestop's annual shareholder meeting disrupted after 'unprecedented demand' causes tech issue

Gamestop’s highly-anticipated shareholder meeting ran into a technical problem Thursday — resulting in many eager investors being unable to log on to the livestream

June 13

June 13

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

It's a popular notion that men eat more meat than women

June 13

June 13

Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

The strong El Nino weather condition that added a bit of extra heat to already record warm global temperatures is gone

June 13

June 13

EU Commission asks 3 major p*rn sites to give details on kids' protection measures under digital law

The European Commission is asking three of the world’s biggest p*rnography sites to provide details of the measures they have taken to better protect minors from accessing their content and prevent gender-based violence

June 13

June 13

TikTok’s news influence grows

TikTok is becoming a rising news source. Lawmakers are raising concerns about its impact on younger audiences.

June 13

June 13

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

Tesla shareholders have voted to restore CEO Elon Musk’s record $44.9 billion pay package that was thrown out by a Delaware judge earlier this year

June 13

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