Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia

Google is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech

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Jack’s back: Chinese e-tycoon ends silence with online video

China’s highest-profile entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, has appeared in a video posted online, ending a 2 1/2-month disappearance from

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Biden: Science will be at `forefront’ of his administration

President-elect Joe Biden says “science will always be at the forefront of my administration,” and he’s elevating the post of

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US blacklists Xiaomi, CNOOC, Skyrizon, raising heat on China

The U.S. government has blacklisted Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. and China’s third-largest national oil company for alleged military links,

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Some Uber, Lyft drivers sue over California ballot measure

Drivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services are suing to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors

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Restoring longleaf pines, keystone of once vast ecosystems

DESOTO NATIONAL FOREST, Miss. — When European settlers came to North America, fire-dependent savannas anchored by lofty pines with footlong

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Doctors detail Navalny poison treatment in medical journal

German doctors treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned with a nerve agent have detailed the case

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Damage from border wall: blown-up mountains, toppled cactus

GUADALUPE CANYON, Ariz. — Work crews ignite dynamite blasts in the remote and rugged southeast corner of Arizona, forever reshaping

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Google says Australian law on paying for news is unworkable

 A Google executive says a proposed Australian law to make the digital platforms pay for news is unworkable and its

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UK plans big fines for online companies over harmful content

Social media and other internet companies face big fines in Britain if they don’t limit the amount of harmful material

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Scientists focus on bats for clues to prevent next pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO — Night began to fall in Rio de Janeiro’s Pedra Branca state park as four Brazilian scientists

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COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic US effort

The first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States are headed from Michigan to distribution

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Q&A: What’s next for Facebook in the antitrust case?

Could Facebook be forced to spin off WhatsApp and Instagram? That’s what the U.S. government is seeking in a long-awaited

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UK to ban new Huawei gear installations after Sept

Wireless carriers in the U.K. won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks after September next

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UK to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giants

Britain plans to create a new watchdog to police big tech companies including Google and Facebook to counter their market

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