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Biden ethics order marks departure from Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will issue an executive order after taking office, aimed at reinstating White House ethics standards that were diminished or disregarded by the Trump admini...

High-tech indoor farmer AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

AppHarvest — an indoor farming company backed by Martha Stewart — thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating. The Morehead, Kentu...

MIPIM Asia Awards Forum to be digitally hosted and livestreamed on 26 January

Award Ceremony | Conference | Start-up Competition HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 January 2021 - Top-level real estate professionals from all sectors will gather together digitally for the MIPIM...

More foreigners want to move to Taiwan amid COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American entrepreneur Dave Lu (呂曉龍) said he has seen more foreigners wanting to move to Taiwan since the global coronavirus outbreak began. In an interview wi...

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 ...

Veterans on each side of the divide among Capitol mob dead

The five people who died amid the chaos that erupted on Jan. 6 at the Capitol represented different walks of life. Two died violently — military veterans who wound up on opposite sid...

Texas solicitor general latest exit in embattled AG's office

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' solicitor general who did not join embattled Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election is resigning, a person with kno...

EU court opinion leaves Facebook more exposed over privacy

LONDON (AP) — Any EU country can take legal action against companies like Facebook over cross-border violations of data privacy rules, not just the main regulator in charge of the company, a top court...

South Korean Startup bitsensing Introduces the Smallest Radar for a Health Monitoring System at CES 2021

The mini Healthcare Radar, mini-H, Creates a Safer and More Convenient Monitoring System for Telehealth LAS VEGAS, NV - Media OutReach - 13 January 2021 - bitsensing, a South Korean radar technology s...

Cheers! French wine, vines headed home after year in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station bid adieu Tuesday to 12 bottles of French Bordeaux wine and hundreds of snippets of grapevines that spent a year orbiting the world in the n...

Meet the online gadget show, a hall of mirrors to the future

Every January, huge crowds descend on Las Vegas for the CES gadget show, an extravaganza of tech and glitz intended to set the tone for the coming year in consumer technology. CES kicks off this week,...

Cohen seeks to dismantle Trump legacy, one podcast at a time

NEW YORK (AP) — The rehabilitation of Michael Cohen has reached a surreal new stage: Quizzing the actor Ben Stiller about his approach to impersonating him on “Saturday Night Live.” ...

Ticketmaster to pay $10 million fine over hacking charges

Ticketmaster agreed on Wednesday to pay a $10 million fine to escape prosecution over criminal charges accusing the company of hacking into the computer system of a startup rival. A ...

Sun Belt co-champ La-Lafayette vs UTSA in 1st Responder Bowl

First Responder Bowl: No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette (9-1) vs. UTSA (7-4), at Dallas, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 5. Series record: Fir...

Retailers brace for flood of returns from online shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — A huge surge in online shopping during the pandemic has been a savior for retailers, but it comes at a price. Shoppers are expected to return twice as many items as ...