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Virginia Commonwealth to remove Confederate names, symbols

It will remove building names, plaques, symbols honoring Confederate supporters.

ABC News 20 Sep 2020 5:22 am

Police: The two victims who were killed in a shooting early Saturday in Rochester, N.Y., were not the intended..

Police: The two victims who were killed in a shooting early Saturday in Rochester, N.Y., were not the intended targets.

ABC News 20 Sep 2020 4:32 am

Trump says he has given his 'blessing' to a deal between Oracle, Walmart and TikTok; new company to be based i..

Trump says he has given his 'blessing' to a deal between Oracle, Walmart and TikTok; new company to be based in Texas

ABC News 20 Sep 2020 3:19 am

Crowd protests charges against Denver anti-racism leaders

People are gathering at the Colorado state Capitol in Denver to protest.

ABC News 20 Sep 2020 1:08 am

How to choose an electric car (spoiler: it will probably be a Tesla)

If you've got plans to trade in your gas-guzzling internal combustion automobile for a dramatically cleaner electric vehicle, you'll need to do some math before you buy.

ZDNet 19 Sep 2020 5:44 pm

After wildfire smoke clears, protests resume in Portland

Protesters have returned to the streets of Portland, Oregon, following a dayslong pause largely due to poor air quality from wildfires on the West Coast

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 4:49 pm

Android handset makers need to stop doing this

Stop plastering your company name and branding all over my photos!

ZDNet 19 Sep 2020 2:30 pm

US mourns 'titan of the law' Ginsburg: Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday hailed the late US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a itan of the law whose legal expertise a

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 1:35 pm

Police: 2 dead, 14 wounded at party in Rochester, New York

Police in Rochester, New York, say two people died and 14 others were wounded at a backyard party early Saturday

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 1:31 pm

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles southern California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck southern California late Friday night

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 1:13 pm

Protesters did not even spare statue of Gandhi: Donald Trump

You know, they started ripping down Abraham Lincoln. When they hit Lincoln, I said wait a minute. This is the man and you can do - then the

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 12:55 pm

Trump says US dealing well with 'tough,' 'smart' Taliban

President Donald Trump on Friday complimented the Taliban for being tough and smart, and said the United States is dealing well with the Af

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Beta spurs hurricane watch for Texas, expected to strengthen

A hurricane watch has been issued for coastal Texas late Friday as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength in the Gulf of Mexico

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 9:16 am

Jury convicts Indiana man accused of killing, cannibalism

A southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been convicted of murder

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 4:35 am

Peoples notions about AI are terrible, an MIT study asks whether they can be helped

Mistaken notions of AI agency could be helped by hands-on learning, argues MIT scholar Ziv Epstein.

ZDNet 19 Sep 2020 4:32 am

Forecasters: 3 storms form in about six hours, including Tropical Storm Beta in Gulf of Mexico

Forecasters: 3 storms form in about six hours, including Tropical Storm Beta in Gulf of Mexico

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 3:34 am

Texas ex-deputies: Leaders gave gift cards for using force

Two former employees of a Texas sheriffs office say leaders rewarded officers with gift cards when they used force on the job

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 2:28 am

Alabama reports second death from Hurricane Sally

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 1:35 am

US Justice Department indicts six with conspiracy to pay bribes to Amazon emp..

The US Justice Department said on Friday six people have been indicted by a grand jury in Washington state with conspiring to pay commercia

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 1:35 am

Captain says he knowingly risked career with virus warning

The dismissed captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier knew he was jeopardizing his military career when he sent a now-famous email warning of possible sailor deaths due t

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 1:28 am

Berkeley honors Kala Bagai amid hosannas for Kamala Harris

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 1:21 am

USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus

The federal government says it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties theyve experienced selling their crops, milk and meat b

ABC News 19 Sep 2020 12:16 am

Microsoft enters the final stretch with Windows 10 20H2

Microsoft is putting the Windows 10 20H2 feature update through its near-final paces, rolling out what's likely the 'October 2020' update to Release Preview Ring testers.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 11:05 pm

When is Prime Day 2020? Everything we know so far about Amazon's big sale

Amazon's annual sale is coming! Here's what you need to know, plus tips and tricks on how to master Prime Day.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 7:34 pm

Smirnoff, yay. LinkedIn, boo. How Covid-19 changed people's feelings

The coronavirus and working from home have completely altered the way people live. It's also changed the way people feel toward certain brands, according to a comprehensi

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 6:47 pm

US Commerce Department to ban TikTok and WeChat downloads starting Sept. 20

The Commerce Department is enforcing the two executive orders signed by President Donald Trump in early August.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 6:23 pm

Campaigners demand Google, Facebook, YouTube stop targeting ads at under 18s

An open letter published today comes on the heels of a lawsuit accusing Google of mining child data without consent.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 5:41 pm

Trump administration likely to introduce new wage levels for H-1B program

The Department of Labour has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review, a draft regulation to restructure wage

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 5:35 pm

Covid-19: CDC testing guidance was published against scientists objections

A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about who should be tested for the coron

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 5:35 pm

#MeToo: Legal advocates line up on both sides of Bill Cosby's appeal

Cosby was the first celebrity to go on trial in the #MeToo era, and his appeal could resolve lingering questions about how the cases should

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 5:35 pm

Couple wedded in Nebraska celebrates 85 years of marriage

Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are celebrating their wedding anniversary for the 85th time

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 5:31 pm

Forest Service: Firefighter died in California wildfire

The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter died battling a wildfire in the San Bernardino National Forest in California

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 5:17 pm

China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visit

Taiwan's defense ministry says China flew 18 warplanes including fighter jets near Taiwan in an unusually large show of force as a U.S. envoy held talks with officials on

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 4:53 pm

U.S. Forest Service: A firefighter died battling a wildfire in the San Bernardino National Forest in Californi..

U.S. Forest Service: A firefighter died battling a wildfire in the San Bernardino National Forest in California

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 4:37 pm

CEO of cyber fraud startup NS8 arrested for defrauding investors in $123m scheme

Irony aside, the former executive allegedly secured millions from investors based on fake financial statements.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 3:41 pm

US Senate Democrats offer $350 million own China plan

The plan was backed by 11 Democrats, including Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, but its prospects were unclear because President Don

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 1:35 pm

When will Covid-19 vaccines be generally available in the US?

The CDC anticipates that 35 million to 45 million doses of vaccines from the first two companies to receive authorization will be available

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 1:35 pm

Smoke from historic US wildfires seen from Europe

Massive plumes of smoke from the historic wildfires currently raging along the US West Coast were being seen thousands of kilometres away i

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 12:59 pm

Biden lambastes Trump over 'close to criminal' Covid-19 response

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump for disregarding the risks of the coronavirus on Thursday, b

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 9:35 am

#MeToo: 'I was in his grip', former model accuses Trump of sexually harassing..

Amy Dorris , a former model, has accused US President Donald Trump of groping and forcibly kissing her in 1997 the latest allegation made

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 9:35 am

#MeToo: Trump campaign denies report the president assaulted a woman in 1997

US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Thursday denied a Guardian newspaper report in which a former model accused the New Yor

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Latest: Southern California forest fire burns near homes

A stubborn, growing wildfire in mountains northeast of Los Angeles is moving toward homes

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 8:38 am

Police: Man picked up gun before Los Angeles deputies fired

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies told investigators they fatally shot a Black man in South Los Angeles two weeks ago after he picked up a gun hed dropped during

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 6:34 am

Gulf between White House's words, Trump's actions on masks

The gulf between President Donald Trump and public health experts over wearing face masks keeps getting wider

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 4:30 am

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river

An Oregon man says he used a green plastic chair as a shield from a huge, deadly wildfire as he sheltered from the flames on a rock in the middle of a river

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 4:22 am

Rebooting iOS 14 resets browser and mail apps back to Apple apps

Have you set Google Chrome or Microsoft Outlook as defaults in your iPhone or iPad instead of Safari and Mail? Better not reboot!

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 4:05 am

Twitter imposes new security rules for US political accounts ahead of the 2020 election

The social media company also shared more information on the policies that led to its crackdown on QAnon-related tweets.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 3:49 am

Study: Ending census early will cost Florida, Montana seats

Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 3:36 am

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth makes peace with Ubuntu Linux community

After users' complaints, Shuttleworth has agreed to restore the Ubuntu Community Council.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 2:35 am

Papa John's announces plan for new headquarters in Atlanta

Pizza purveyor Papa Johns has announced plans to move its global headquarters from Louisville, Kentucky to a yet-to-be-determined location in metro Atlanta

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 1:12 am

US charges Iranian hackers for breaching US satellite companies

Three suspects were indicted, with one being a famous security researcher.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 1:00 am

'IN ATTIC HELP': Couple is rescued from storm Sally by water

A Florida couple resorted to spray-painting a message asking for help on their front door during Hurricane Sally

ABC News 18 Sep 2020 1:00 am

Mozilla shuts down Firefox Send and Firefox Notes services

Mozilla will shut down Send for good after a ZDNet report over the summer that highlighted the service's popularity with malware operators.

ZDNet 18 Sep 2020 12:30 am

Lawyer: Texas city's police leaders must reform or resign

A lawyer for the family of a woman shot dead by a Texas police officer last year during a struggle over a stun gun says the police departments leadership must make specif

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 11:58 pm

Accenture creates Cloud First unit, to invest $3 billion over 3 years to speed up enterprise cloud migrations

Accenture Cloud First consists of multiple services and 70,000 cloud pros that will meld technology and industry know-how.

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 11:49 pm

Best keyboards in 2020: From mechanical to minimal, the top options compared

Finding yourself spending more time working from your home office? Time to kit it out with quality keyboards so you can get more work done in less time while also keeping

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 10:51 pm

Facebook launches Business Suite app for SMBs

The social media giant said the app will enable businesses to post to Facebook and Instagram at the same time, and manage and receive messages, notifications and alerts i

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 10:45 pm

Hurricane Sally weakens to tropical depression, leaves massive floods on US G..

Sally made landfall early on Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, with winds clocked at 105 mph (169 kph), making it a Category 2 storm on

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 pm

Shooting outside Wisconsin apartments leaves 4 hurt

Authorities say a resident of an assisted-living facility in a small town in Wisconsin shot and wounded three fellow residents before turning the gun on himself

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 9:33 pm

First volume of Barack Obama's memoir coming out on November 17

The first volume of former President Barack Obama's memoir is coming out November 17, two weeks after Election Day. It's called A Promised

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:08 pm

Less than 1 million gay couple households in US in 2019

In 2019, there were slightly fewer than 1 million same-sex couple households in the U.S., and a majority of those couples were married

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 8:55 pm

Nun runs treadmill marathon, raises money for Chicago's poor

Sister Stephanie Baliga has run the Chicago Marathon for the past nine consecutive years

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 8:44 pm

The return of the Monroe doctrine

O NLY A DECADE ago Latin America seemed to be making a mark in the world. Enriched by a commodity boom and with democracy contributing to social progress, many of the reg

The Economist 17 Sep 2020 8:39 pm

Citizens assemblies are increasingly popular

S HIRLEY ISLAM has little faith in politics. Elected representatives are either bickering on TV, or wasting taxpayer money, or trying to sell something, says the 48-year-

The Economist 17 Sep 2020 8:39 pm

New York City again delays the start of in-person learning for most public school students

New York City again delays the start of in-person learning for most public school students

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 8:10 pm

August US home building slides 5.1% after months of gains

U.S. housing construction fell 5.1% in August after three months of strong gains as home builders mounted a rebound following a pandemic-induced shutdown in March and Apr

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 7:31 pm

Cloudera adds data engineering, visualization to its Data Platform

Cloudera announces the addition of new data engineering and data visualization experiences to the Cloudera Data Platform, complementing its equally new analytical databas

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 6:30 pm

US home construction falls 5.1% in August following string of gains after pandemic shutdown

US home construction falls 5.1% in August following string of gains after pandemic shutdown

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 6:05 pm

Number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell to 860,000

Number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell to 860,000

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 6:02 pm

Outgoing US ambassador to China to help Republican campaigns

Outgoing U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad says he will help out Republicans campaigning in his native Iowa after returning home next month

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 5:26 pm

Qualcomm, Ericsson, US Cellular reveal 5G mmWave data call: a solution for the last mile?

The call was made over 5km on 5G, paving the way for high speeds in rural areas.

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 4:30 pm

US envoy begins second recent high-level visit to Taiwan

U.S. Under Secretary of State Keith Krach has begun the second visit by a high-level American official to Taiwan in two months, prompting a stern warning and threat of po

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 4:14 pm

Five iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 security and privacy features you need to know about

Apple has baked even more security into iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 for iPhones and iPads to keep you and your data safe.

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 4:05 pm

Hurricane Teddy strengthens to a Category 2 storm over the open Atlantic

Hurricane Teddy strengthens to a Category 2 storm over the open Atlantic

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 2:31 pm

Human biohacking: an exciting prospect, but only for the rich?

You want a monkey tail? Good for you.

ZDNet 17 Sep 2020 12:04 pm

US envoy to United Nations meets with Taiwan official in NY

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has met with Taiwans top official in New York

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 10:26 am

Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued

Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches,

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Hurricane Sally swamps US Gulf Coast ; 1 dead, thousands without power

Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses on Wednesday as it brought w

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger, 'more lethal' navy

The Pentagon chief said a sweeping review of US naval power dubbed Future Forward had laid out a game-changer plan that would expand the US

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Mask not more effective than vaccine, says Trump

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 am

US charges citizen with providing support to ISIS

The charges allege that Lirim Sylejmani conspired to provide and provided material support to IS, which the United States has classified as

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:35 am

Sally weakens to a depression; still dumping torrential rains over eastern Alabama and western Georgia

Sally weakens to a depression; still dumping torrential rains over eastern Alabama and western Georgia

ABC News 17 Sep 2020 8:12 am