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In this image taken from video released by NASA, regolith is dispersed as the Osiris-Rex spacecraft attempts to take a sample of the surface of asteroid Bennu on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (NASA via AP)
NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in sample grabScientists are optimistic that a NASA spacecraft has collected samples at asteroid Bennu for return to Earth
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This combination photo shows Meg Whitman at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles on Dec. 11, 2019, left, and Jeffrey Katzenberg at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 19, 2020. Katzenberg and Whitman are bringing Quibi to a phone near you with movies, shows and news served in quick bites. (AP Photo)
Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launchShort-video app Quibi is shutting down just six months after its April launch after struggling to find customers
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FILE - This March 18, 2020 photo shows a Tesla charging station for automobiles in Port Huron, Mich.  Tesla charged through a summertime auto industry sales slump in the U.S. to post stronger-than-expected net earnings for the third quarter. The electric car and solar panel maker says Wednesday, Oct. 21,  that it made $874 million, or 27 cents per share, for its fifth-straight profitable quarter.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter Tesla charged through a summertime auto industry sales slump in the U.S. to post stronger-than-expected net earnings for the third quarter
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FILE - In this March 28, 2012, file photo, Amit Mehta, then the attorney for Dominique Strauss-Kahn speaks in Bronx state Supreme Court in New York.  The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Mehta, an Obama appointee who was assigned the case Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 in federal court in Washington.  (Stan Honda/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust caseThe Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday in federal court in Washington
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Everyone Wanted to Help Cindy. That Was Her PlanIn 2014, Sarah Treleaven got a Facebook friend request from an old classmate. She accepted—only later to discover that in doing so, she was getting drawn into a scam. But before everything imploded came that initial reconnection with Cindy, a "chronic oversharer" whose humorous feed poked at her trouble...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2019 file photo, Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  In a complex intimidation operation, Democratic voters in at least four battleground states including Florida and Pennsylvania have been sent emails purporting to come from the neo-fascist group Proud Boys _ but actually spoofed.  Krebs, says, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, that voters should not  fall for “sensational and unverified claims,” reminding them that ballot secrecy is guaranteed.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate votersU.S. officials say Iran is behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voting for President Donald Trump
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 1, 2020 file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at gates at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. A nonprofit software developer is testing a smartphone app and data framework that could make it easier for international airline passengers to securely show they've complied with COVID-19 testing requirements. It's an attempt to help get people back to flying after the pandemic sent global air travel down by 92%. The Switzerland-based Commons Project Foundation was conducting a test Wednesday, Oct 21 of its CommonPass digital health pass on United Airlines Flight 15 from London's Heathrow to Newark Liberty International Airport, using volunteers carrying the app on their smartphones. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
Nonprofit app aims to help unblock global air travelCould a secure health app help get international air travel out of the pandemic dumps
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Ericsson earnings boosted by 5G network rolloutsSwedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has reported upbeat third quarter earnings, helped mainly by the rollout of 5G wireless networks in China and a strong U.S. market
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, a woman walks past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. By U.S. standards, the Justice Department's move to sue Google this week for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising was a bold move. But it treads on ground already broken years before by EU officials in Brussels. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
After years grappling with Google, Europe has tips for USThe U.S. antitrust crackdown on Google might seem like deja vu for European Union regulators
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, file photo, the logo of Google is displayed on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris. The Trump administration's legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past. The U.S. Justice Department filed an equally high-profile case against a technology giant in 1998. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust caseAustralia’s competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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