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Nov. 30, 2021 13:14 PM EST

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ...

MI6 spy chief says China, Russia, Iran top UK threat list

Nov. 30, 2021 10:30 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — China, which is increasingly flexing its muscles around the world, is one of the biggest threats to Britain and its allies, and a “miscalculation" by Beijing could lead to war, the head of the U.K.'s foreign intelligence agency said Tuesday. MI6 chief...

Mercedes, Stellantis to work with US firm on new batteries

Nov. 30, 2021 09:59 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Automakers Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis announced agreements with U.S. company Factorial Energy on Tuesday to help develop solid-state battery technology that they hope could make electric cars more attractive to a mass market. Mercedes-Benz, part of...

UK competition watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy

Nov. 30, 2021 06:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom's antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform, saying the deal hurts social media users and advertisers by stifling competition for animated images. ...

UK watchdog blocks Facebook's acquisition of Giphy on fears it would stifle competition, orders deal reversed

Nov. 30, 2021 05:39 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK watchdog blocks Facebook's acquisition of Giphy on fears it would stifle competition, orders deal reversed.

Amazon workers in Alabama get a do-over in union election

Nov. 29, 2021 20:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a new union election for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, based on objections to the first vote that took place in April. The move announced Monday is a blow to Amazon, which spent about a year...

Elizabeth Holmes accuses ex-lover, business partner of abuse

Nov. 29, 2021 20:36 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Disgraced entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes described herself as the abused puppet of her former lover and business partner Sunny Balwani in tearful testimony Monday, part of her attempt to refute accusations that she lied about a flawed blood-testing technology she had...

Cyber Monday caps holiday shopping weekend as virus lingers

Nov. 29, 2021 19:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are spending freely and going back to store shopping, knocking out some of the momentum in online sales from last year when Americans were making many of their purchases exclusively via the internet. Shopper traffic roared back on Black Friday,...

New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

Nov. 29, 2021 19:03 PM EST

Newly named Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley's highest-profile and politically volatile jobs. But his prior lack of name recognition coupled with a solid technical background appears to be what some big...

UK spies seek help from tech firms against cyber threats

Nov. 29, 2021 19:02 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s spies must give up some of their deep-rooted secrecy and seek help from tech firms to combat fast-moving cyber threats, the head of the U.K’s foreign intelligence agency says. MI6 chief Richard Moore says the agency has to “become more open...