Latest LinkedIn Corp News

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

Jun. 13, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage Foundation. She was connected to a deputy assistant...

Russia demands Tinder give user data to secret services

Jun. 3, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to the national intelligence agencies, part of the country's widening crackdown on internet freedoms. The communications regulator said Monday that Tinder was included on a list of online...

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest

May. 28, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world's highest peak that likely contributed to the greatest...

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest

May. 24, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest, mountaineering officials said. Don Cash became ill at the summit and was treated there by his two...

Utah climber dies after climbing up Everest in 7 summit bid

May. 23, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — A Utah climber with a long-held dream to climb the highest mountains on the planet's seven continents died on top of Mount Everest after reaching his final summit, one of his daughters said. Don Cash, 55, died "at the peak of Mt. Everest accomplishing his dream of summiting the 7...