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Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found deadColin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
President Michal Kurtyka, right, and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Patricia Espinosa react after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into actionUnited Nations talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate agreement into action
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Her Baby Was Stillborn. She Has a Heartbreaking Plea for Tech CompaniesWhen Gillian Brockell got pregnant, tech company algorithms easily figured it out—thanks to her use of hashtags like #babybump, social media posts about her baby shower, and an Amazon registry featuring her due date, among other things—and quickly started serving her ads for maternity clothes and nursery decor....
Newser1 hour ago
Shelve Your Smartphone for a Year, Win $100KCould you go a year without your smartphone? If so, there may be some money in it for you. Vitamin Water this week announced a #nophoneforayear contest, Fox2 reports. The winner will get $100,000. Here’s the gist of it from Vitamin Water : "You may not use any smartphone for...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, a marijuana sample is weighed at a cannabis testing laboratory, in Santa Ana, Calif. California marijuana producers are seeing a higher percentage of buds, oils and other products clear strict safety tests. Testing started in July and the first two months saw about a 20 percent failure rate. Now it's down to 14 percent. State and industry officials say that shows businesses are adjusting to the regulated market. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
Higher percentage of California pot passing safety testsHigher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passengerThe Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 26-year-old cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the Florida coast
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pass it on: CVS CEO says the learning should never stopWith Amazon competition looming, CVS Health CEO says focusing on customer needs leaves no "white space" for others to disrupt your business
The Associated Press7 hours ago
When Working for Musk, Beware 'Elon's Rage Firings'Those fascinated or even mildly interested in the doings of Elon Musk will want to make time for a long and often unflattering profile in Wired by Charles Duhigg. The story paints a picture of a brilliant CEO for whom it can be absolute misery to work. One Tesla manager,...
Newser8 hours ago
Pedestrians walk past a Huawei retail shop in Beijing Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reachChinese tech giant Huawei's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad, while one of its top executives faces U.S. charges over trade with Iran
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Man who demolished landmark house ordered to build replicaA man who illegally demolished San Francisco house designed by the modernist architect Richard Neutra has been ordered to rebuild an exact replica
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highwayA pair of beagle mixes are on the mend after authorities say someone threw them out of a moving vehicle on a snowy New York highway
The Associated Press1 day ago
A view of the opening of the construction sites for the demolition of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  Genoa's mayor is promising his city will have a new bridge by Christmas 2019 to replace the one that collapsed, killing 43 people. (Luca Zennaro/ANSa via AP)
Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019 to replace the one that collapsed
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, helicopters fight the Soberanes Fire west of Cachagua, Calif. When a fire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, firefighters responded with overwhelming force, attacking flames from the air and ground. The so-called Soberanes Fire burned its way into the record books as the most expensive wildland firefight in U.S. history in what a new report calls "an extreme example of excessive, unaccountable, budget-busting suppression spending that is causing a fiscal crisis in the U.S. Forest Service." (Vern Fisher/The Monterey County Herald via AP, File)
Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fightA new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pilot dies in single-engine plane crash in VirginiaAuthorities say a Virginia man has died in the crash of a single-engine plane
The Associated Press1 day ago
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