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Chinese Snooping Tech Spreads to Nations Vulnerable to Abuse

AP Explains: Meet Twitch, Amazon's Live-Streaming Video Site

By Dusan Stovanovic |
The cameras, equipped with facial recognition technology, are being rolled out across hundreds of cities around the world, particularly in poorer countries with weak track records ...

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."

Google Touts Privacy Options, but Still Depends on Your Data

Google Touts Privacy Options, but Still Depends on Your Data

By Rachel Lerman | Oct 17
Google's latest phone and smart-home devices came packaged with a not-so-subtle message: Google cares about your privacy. Does it?

With Warming, Get Used to Blackouts to Prevent Wildfires

With Warming, Get Used to Blackouts to Prevent Wildfires

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Expect more preventative power blackouts in California as the climate gets hotter and drier and the wildfire season gets nastier and longer, scientists say.

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

Oct 16
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday.

Chinese Snooping Tech Spreads to Nations Vulnerable to Abuse

Chinese Snooping Tech Spreads to Nations Vulnerable to Abuse

By Dusan Stovanovic | Oct 16
The cameras, equipped with facial recognition technology, are being rolled out across hundreds of cities around the world, particularly in poorer countries with weak track records on human rights where Beijing has increased its influence.