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Livestreamed carnage: Tech's hard lessons from mass killings

Experts are calling for a broader discussion around livestreams after a white gunman killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket
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Wayne Jones, left, looks on as his aunt JoAnn Daniels, holds a photograph of his mother Celestine Chaney, who was killed in Saturday's shooting at a supermarket, during an interview with The Associated Press in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 5/15/2022
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 5/15/2022
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Congress dives into UFOs, but no signs of extraterrestrials

Congress held its first hearing in half a century Tuesday on unidentified flying objects
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Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Scott Bray points to a video display of a UAP during a hearing of the House Intelligence, Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee hearing on "Unidentified Aerial Phenomena," on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Conspiracy theorists flock to bird flu, spreading falsehoods

An outbreak of avian flu is forcing farmers to cull their flocks and leading to concerns about even higher food prices
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Musk: Doubt about spam accounts could scuttle Twitter deal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can’t move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% of the accounts on the platform are fake or spam
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FILE - Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., on Monday, April 25, 2022. The Tesla CEO gave the strongest hint yet Monday, May 16, 2022, that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made the previous month. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 17

Rate hike for Verizon

Verizon will increase its prices for consumer and business customers.
May 17
VIDEO:  Rate hike for Verizon
May 16

Musk hints at paying less for Twitter than his $44B offer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has given the strongest hint yet that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made last month
May 16
FILE - Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., on Monday, April 25, 2022. The Tesla CEO gave the strongest hint yet Monday, May 16, 2022, that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made the previous month. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 16

Wyoming senator booed for sex identity remarks at graduation

A U.S. senator is apologizing after getting booed and heckled for remarks she made on sexual identity during a university graduation speech
May 16
FILE - Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., speaks during a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lummis apologized Monday, May 16, 2022, after getting booed and heckled for remarks she made on sexual identity during a University of Wyoming graduation speech. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhai, File)
May 16

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years into the outbreak
May 16
Sara Atkins poses for a photo, in Wynnewood, Pa., Tuesday, May 10, 2022, while holding a pillow with an image of her father Andy Rotman-Zaid, who died of COVID-19 in December 2020. She channels her grief into fighting for global vaccination and better access to health care to honor her father. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 16

Bezos and Biden spar over corporate taxes and inflation

Jeff Bezos this weekend became the latest centibillionaire to launch a political fight on Twitter by denouncing a tweet by President Joe Biden about corporate taxes as “disinformation” and “misdirection.”
May 16
FILE - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Sept. 19, 2019. Bezos became the latest centibillionaire to launch a political fight on Twitter by denouncing a tweet by President Joe Biden about corporate taxes as “disinformation” and “misdirection.” The White House quickly retorted Monday, May 16, 2022, that Bezos “opposes an economic agenda for the middle class.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 16

Netflix is reportedly looking at offering live feeds

Rival Disney+ offered a livestream of the Academy Awards in February.
May 16
VIDEO: Netflix is reportedly looking at offering live feeds
May 15

New Zealand to help pay for cleaner cars to reduce emissions

New Zealand will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars as part of a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
May 15
New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw announces the government's emissions reduction plan at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand Monday, May 16, 2022. New Zealand will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars as part of a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Mark Mitchel/ NZ Herald via AP)
May 15

Buffalo shooting: Sites yank videos faster, but not by much

Social platforms have learned to remove violent videos of extremist shootings more quickly over the past few years
May 15
FILE - The logo of live streaming video platform Twitch is shown at the Paris games week in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The shooting in Buffalo has put a spotlight on how social media companies are monitoring content that appears on their platforms. The suspected gunman shot 11 Black and two white victims in an attack that was shared on the live-streaming platform Twitch, echoing a deadly attack in a German synagogue broadcast on the platform in October 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 14

French scientist leading nuclear fusion project dies at 72

Bernard Bigot, a French scientist leading a vast international effort to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable source of energy, has died
May 14
Director-General of the ITER Organization, Bernard Bigot speaks to representatives and journalists in the assembly hall of the ITER ( the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), where components for the ITER Tokamak will be pre-assembled before integration into the machine in Saint-Paul-Lez-Durance, southern France, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Bernard Bigot, a French scientist leading a vast international effort to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable source of energy, has died. He was 72. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)
May 13

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from California

A SpaceX rocket has carried 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation into orbit
May 13
This video image provided by SpaceX, a SpaceX Falcon 9 mission to launch 53 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E), takes off from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., on Friday, May 13, 2022. (SpaceX via AP)
May 13

Menaced by flames, nuclear lab peers into future of wildfire

Lighter winds allowed for the most intense aerial attack this week on multiple wildfires in New Mexico, including the biggest U.S. wildfire burning northeast of Santa Fe
May 13
A haze of wildfire smoke hangs over the Upper Rio Grande valley and the mesa-top city of Los Alamos, N.M., on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Public schools and many businesses were closed as a wildfire crept closer to the city and companion national security laboratory. Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are using supercomputers and ingenuity to improve wildfire forecasting and forest management amid drought and climate change in the American West. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
May 13

Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic

She has an unusual disorder that caused her front limb to bend the wrong way.
May 13
This Feb. 10, 2022, image released by the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance shows Msituni, a giraffe calf born with an unusual disorder that caused her legs to bend the wrong way, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego. (San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance via AP)
May 13

Moon goes blood red this weekend: 'Eclipse for the Americas'

A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend, providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America
May 13
FILE - Light shines from a total lunar eclipse over Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, Calif., Wednesday, May 26, 2021. A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend, providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America. The celestial action unfolds Sunday night, May 15, 2022 into early Monday morning, with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hues of Earth’s sunsets and sunrises for about 1 1/2 hours, the longest totality of the decade. It will be the first so-called blood moon in a year.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
May 13

No sea serpents, mobsters but Tahoe trash divers strike gold

Scuba divers at Lake Tahoe are sorting through their haul.
May 13
In this photo provided by Clean Up The Lake, CUTL diver Colin West shows debris found in the lake from an initial dive in 2020, at Lake Tahoe, Nev. They found no trace of a mythical sea monster, no sign of mobsters in cement shoes or long-lost treasure chests. But scuba divers who spent the past year cleaning up Lake Tahoe's entire 72-mile (115-kilometer) shoreline have come away with what they hope will prove much more valuable: tons and tons of trash. (Ludovic Fekete/Clean Up The Lake via AP)
May 13

Twitter executives leave company amid staff shake-up

Two top executives are leaving Twitter as a temporary hiring freeze goes into effect and Elon Musk tries to raise $44 billion to buy the company.
May 13
VIDEO: Twitter executives leave company amid staff shake-up
May 13

Nissan mulling third auto plant in the US to meet EV demand

Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the U.S. to keep up with growing demand for electric vehicles
May 13
FILE - A visitor walks near a Nissan logo at Nissan headquarters on May 12, 2022, in Yokohama near Tokyo. Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the U.S. to keep up with growing demand for electric vehicles, a top executive at the Japanese automaker said Friday, May 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 12

Bracing for her future: Human medicine rescues giraffe

In the 30 years that Ara Mirzaian has worked with orthotics, he has never had a patient like this: A baby giraffe
May 12
This Feb. 10, 2022, image released by the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance shows Msituni, a giraffe calf born with an unusual disorder that caused her legs to bend the wrong way, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego. (San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance via AP)
May 12

Tesla, Twitter shares drop as Elon Musk's legal issues grow

Shares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week
May 12
FILE - Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Shares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week as investors deal with the fallout and potential legal issues surrounding Tesla CEO Musk and his $44 billion bid to buy the social media platform. Of the two, Musk's electric vehicle company has fared worse, with its stock down almost 16% so far this week to $728. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)
May 12

Managers fired from Twitter amid Musk buyout turmoil

Twitter fired two of its top managers Thursday, the latest sign of internal turmoil amid Tesla billionaire Elon Musk’s planned buyout of the company
May 12
FILE - The Twitter application is seen on a digital device, Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. In the latest sign of turmoil inside Twitter amid Elon Musk's planned buyout of the company, a Twitter general manager, Kayvon Beykpour, is leaving after 7 years. In a series of tweets Thursday, May 12, Beykpour said CEO Parag Agrawal “asked me to leave after letting me know that he wants to take the team in a different direction.” (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
May 12

Sources: Hyundai to set $7B Georgia plant during Biden visit

A U.S. official says South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group is expected next week to announce it’s building a massive electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia
May 12
May 12

Sources: Hyundai to announce $7B, 8,500-job electric vehicle plant in Georgia during Joe Biden visit to South Korea

Sources: Hyundai to announce $7B, 8,500-job electric vehicle plant in Georgia during Joe Biden visit to South Korea
May 12
May 12

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

There's a supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.
May 12
This image released by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, Thursday, May 12, 2022, shows a black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The Milky Way black hole is called Sagittarius A*, near the border of Sagittarius and Scorpius constellations. It is 4 million times more massive than our sun. The image was made by eight synchronized radio telescopes around the world. (Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration via AP)
May 12

How to watch the total blood moon eclipse this weekend

The moon will transform into a copper-red hue on Sunday night.
May 12
A total lunar eclipse, also known as a super blood moon is seen in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 26, 2021.
May 12

Scientists grow plants in lunar dirt, next stop moon

Scientists for the first time have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts
May 12
May 12

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

Astronomers have unveiled the first wild but fuzzy image of the black hole.
May 12
This image released by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, Thursday, May 12, 2022, shows a black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The Milky Way black hole is called Sagittarius A*, near the border of Sagittarius and Scorpius constellations. It is 4 million times more massive than our sun. The image was made by eight synchronized radio telescopes around the world. (Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration via AP)
May 12

Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy

Astronomers reveal 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy
May 12
May 12

25 years ago, ABC News took a chance on me and its website

Correspondent Steve Osunsami reflects on a quarter century of ABC News Digital.
May 12
Steve Osunsami reporting in Miami for ABC News, July 1997.
May 12

How ABC News Digital is reaching a new generation 25 years later

ABC News' Digital teams up with the podcast 'Start Here.'
May 12
Brad Mielke, host of ABC's daily news podcast "Start Here."
May 12

Japan's SoftBank sinks to losses as investments sour

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group has dropped into losses as the value of its investments declines
May 12
Passersby move past a SoftBank shop in Tokyo, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Japanese technology company SoftBank Group reported Thursday it has dropped into losses as the value of its investments declined. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
May 11

Coinbase loses half its value in a week as crypto slumps

Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has lost half its value in the past week
May 11
FILE - The mobile phone icon for the Coinbase app is shown in this photo, in New York, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase has lost half its value in the past week, including its biggest one-day drop ever on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, as the famously volatile crypto market weathers yet another slump. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 11

Fed utility weighs coal plant switch options, climate impact

The nation’s largest public utility plans to shut down a massive coal-fired power plant, but wants to replace it with natural gas
May 11
May 11

Google gets more multilingual, but will it get the nuance?

About 10 million people speak Quechua, but trying to automatically translate emails and text messages into the lingua franca of the Inca Empire was nearly impossible before Google introduced it into its digital translation service Wednesday
May 11
FILE - A student colors in a fox during during Quechua Indigenous language class focusing on animal names at a public primary school in Licapa, Peru, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. About 10 million people speak Quechua, but trying to automatically translate emails and text messages into the most widely spoken Indigenous language family in the Americas was nearly impossible before Google introduced it into its digital translation service Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The internet giant says new artificial intelligence technology is enabling it to vastly expand Google Translate’s repertoire of the world’s languages, adding 24 more this week including Quechua and other Indigenous South American languages such as Guarani and Aymara. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)
May 11

Google adopts an Apple-like approach for its Pixel products

Google on Wednesday took a big step toward pushing its Pixel product line-up down a road already paved by Apple and its array of trendsetting phones, tablets and watches
May 11
This photo provided by Google shows the Pixel Watch. Google on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 took a big step toward pushing its Pixel product line-up down a road already paved by Apple and its array of trendsetting phones, tablets and watches. (Google via AP)
May 11

Meta opens first physical store

Facebook parent Meta has opened its first physical store — in Burlingame, California — to showcase its hardware products like virtual and augmented reality goggles and glasses
May 11
Meta experience expert Askia Luna demonstrates the Ray Ban Stories smart glasses during a preview of the Meta Store in Burlingame, Calif., Wednesday, May 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 11

Most Great Barrier Reef coral studied this year was bleached

Australian government scientists say 91% of the Great Barrier Reef coral surveyed this year was bleached in the fourth mass event in seven years
May 11
In this photo supplied by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), a diver swims past coral on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Oct. 18, 2016. More than 90% of Great Barrier Reef coral surveyed in 2022 was bleached in the fourth such mass event in seven years in the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem, Australian government scientists said in its an annual report released late Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (M. Curnock/GBRMPA via AP)
May 11

Nobel laureate and physicist Wilczek wins Templeton Prize

Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author Frank Wilczek has been honored with this year's prestigious Templeton Prize, recognizing individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality
May 11
May 10

Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump

Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s permanent ban of Trump.
May 10
FILE - Elon Musk attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. Elon Musk, who’s offering to buy Twitter, has given his support to a new European Union law aimed at protecting social media users from harmful content after he met with the bloc’s single market chief. In a video tweeted late Monday, May 9 by EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton, Musk said the two had a “great discussion” and he agrees with the bloc’s online regulations. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)
May 10

Jurors in 'Fitbit murder' trial convict man of killing wife

A Connecticut man has been convicted of murder in the 2015 killing of his wife in a case built partly on evidence provided by her Fitbit exercise activity tracker
May 10
FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, Richard Dabate, left, stands with his lawyer Hubert Santos at Superior Court in Rockville, Conn. Dabate has been convicted of murder in the 2015 killing of his wife in a case built partly on evidence provided by her Fitbit exercise activity tracker. A jury in Rockville Superior Court found Richard Dabate guilty Tuesday, May 10, 2022 after a five-week trial. (Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File)
May 10

Scientists renew efforts to find ship torched by colonists

A new effort is underway to find the remains of a British ship that Rhode Island colonists burned 250 years ago
May 10
FILE - Rhode Island state archivist Ashley Selima points to the seal of King George III on a September 1772 proclamation in Providence, R.I., May 24, 2018. The document established a commission to investigate the burning of the British schooner HMS Gaspee by colonists in Narraganset Bay in June 1772. A new effort is underway to find the remains of the British ship that Rhode Island colonists burned 250 years earlier, marine archeologists and state officials announced, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott, File)
May 10

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump
May 10
May 10

White House announces internet deal for low-income Americans

The White House and 20 broadband companies have reached a deal to provide cheaper high-speed internet service for millions of households.
May 10
VIDEO: Internet for low-income Americans
May 10

Pandemic gets tougher to track as COVID testing plunges

Testing for COVID-19 has plummeted globally, making it tougher for scientists to track the course of the pandemic and spot worrisome viral mutants as they emerge and spread
May 10
FILE - Workers at a drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic stand in a tent as they prepare PCR coronavirus tests, Jan. 4, 2022, in Puyallup, Wash., south of Seattle. Testing for COVID-19 has plummeted across the globe, dropping by 70 to 90% worldwide from the first to the second quarter of 2022, making it much tougher for scientists to track the course of the pandemic and spot new, worrisome viral mutants as they emerge and spread. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
May 10

The top 10 Apps on the Apple Store

Apple-Apps-Top-10 for week ending 5/8/2022
May 10
May 10

Man pleads guilty in case testing use of geofence warrant

A Richmond man has pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in a case that tested the constitutionality of broad search warrants that use Google location history to find people who were near crime scenes
May 10
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