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Study says 2023's crazy Atlantic ocean heat, low Antarctic sea ice give glimpse of much hotter world

Study says 2023's crazy Atlantic ocean heat, low Antarctic sea ice give glimpse of much hotter world

Off the charts “crazy” heat in the North Atlantic ocean and record-smashing Antarctic sea ice lows last year are far more severe than what Earth’s supposed to get with current warming levels .
Toppled moon lander sends back more images, with only hours left until it dies

Toppled moon lander sends back more images, with only hours left until it dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moon lander that ended up on its side managed to beam back more pictures, with only hours remaining before it dies. Intuitive Machines posted new photos of the moon’s unexplored south polar region Tuesday.
Kids are using phones in class, even when it’s against the rules. Should schools ban them all day?

Kids are using phones in class, even when it’s against the rules. Should schools ban them all day?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In California, a high school teacher complains that students watch Netflix on their phones during class. In Maryland, a chemistry teacher says students use gambling apps to place bets during the school day.
Supreme Court casts doubt on GOP-led states' efforts to regulate social media platforms

Supreme Court casts doubt on GOP-led states' efforts to regulate social media platforms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on state laws that could affect how Facebook, TikTok, X, YouTube and other social media platforms regulate content posted by their users.
Two Chinese bloggers in exile warn that police are interrogating their followers

Two Chinese bloggers in exile warn that police are interrogating their followers

SHANGHAI (AP) — Two prominent Chinese bloggers in exile said police were investigating their millions of followers on international social media platforms, in an escalation of Beijing’s attempts to clamp down on critical speech even outside of the co
Mexican president slams YouTube for taking down his video that shared a journalist's phone number

Mexican president slams YouTube for taking down his video that shared a journalist's phone number

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president again lashed out at social media platform YouTube on Monday for taking down part of his daily news briefing where he revealed a reporter’s phone number.

Microsoft inks deal with France's Mistral AI, an OpenAI rival that has its own chatbot

Microsoft announced an artificial intelligence partnership Monday with the French startup Mistral AI that could lessen the software giant's reliance on ChatGPT-maker OpenAI for supplying the next wave of chatbots and other generative AI products.
Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private US lunar lander will stop working Tuesday

Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private US lunar lander will stop working Tuesday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private U.S. lunar lander is expected to stop working Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon.
'Burn Book' torches tech titans in veteran reporter's tale of love and loathing in Silicon Valley

'Burn Book' torches tech titans in veteran reporter's tale of love and loathing in Silicon Valley

Technology is so pervasive and invasive that it's polarizing people, producing feelings of love and loathing for its devices, online services and the would-be visionaries behind them, according to a longtime Silicon Valley reporter.
Germany plans to enable underground storage of carbon dioxide at offshore sites

Germany plans to enable underground storage of carbon dioxide at offshore sites

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to enable underground carbon storage at offshore sites, pushing ahead with a much-discussed technology in an acknowledgement that time is running out to combat climate change , the country's vice chancellor said Monday.
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