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Minister: Cybercrimes now 20% of Spain's registered offenses

Feb. 08, 2023 10:58 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain's government on Wednesday pledged stronger action against cybercrime, saying it has come to account for about a fifth of all offenses registered in the country. Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska said police would be given additional staff, funding and...

Microsoft's Activision deal hurts gamers, UK watchdog says

Feb. 08, 2023 10:47 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft’s stalled $68.7 billion deal to buy video game company Activision Blizzard has hit a fresh hurdle in the United Kingdom, where the antitrust watchdog said Wednesday that it will stifle competition and hurt gamers. Britain’s Competition and Markets...

Ex-Twitter execs face GOP questioning on Hunter Biden story

Feb. 08, 2023 10:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans questioned former Twitter executives Wednesday about the platform’s handling of reporting on Hunter Biden, the president's son, fulfilling a party promise to investigate what they have long asserted is anti-conservative bias at social media companies. ...

UN experts: North Korean hackers stole record virtual assets

Feb. 08, 2023 00:19 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korean hackers working for the government stole record-breaking virtual assets last year estimated to be worth between $630 million and more than $1 billion, U.N. experts said in a new report. The panel of experts said in the wide-ranging report seen...

Nevada lithium mine wins ruling; green energy fights rage on

Feb. 07, 2023 23:45 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered the government to revisit part of its environmental review of a lithium mine planned in Nevada, but denied opponents’ efforts to block it in a ruling the developer says clears the way for construction at the nation's largest known deposit of the rare...

After ticket flap, Springsteen's fan magazine shutting down

Feb. 07, 2023 20:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine and website that has served Bruce Springsteen's fans for 43 years is shutting down, with its publisher writing that he's been disillusioned by the debate over ticket prices for their hero's current tour. Backstreets had been an unusually robust...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus project reaches milestone

Feb. 07, 2023 19:58 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Virginia's biggest undergraduate university reached a milestone Tuesday in its effort to establish a tech-focused graduate campus in northern Virginia. Virginia Tech officials raised a steel beam to the 11th floor of a 300,000-square-foot...

Microsoft bakes ChatGPT-like tech into search engine Bing

Feb. 07, 2023 19:53 PM EST

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails far behind Google into a new way of communicating with artificial intelligence. The revamping of Microsoft’s second-place search engine...

House panel advances impeachment articles against prosecutor

Feb. 07, 2023 18:25 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky House panel on Tuesday recommended that lawmakers move forward with a prosecutor's removal from office over allegations he promised a defendant favors in court in exchange for nude images of her. The committee drafted and passed three articles of...

Tenable: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 17:05 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Tenable Holdings Inc. (TENB) on Tuesday reported a loss of $21.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Columbia, Maryland-based company said it had a loss of 19 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and...