Technology

  • Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change
    VENICE, Italy -- After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change.The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-19 By COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts with massive smoke column
    A volcano in southern Japan is erupting with a massive column of gray smoke billowing into the skyByThe Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 4:37 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- A volcano in southern Japan erupted Wednesday with a massive column of gray smoke billowing into... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • COVID-19 and pregnancy: Women regret not getting the vaccine
    PHENIX CITY, Ala. -- Sometimes when she’s feeding her infant daughter, Amanda Harrison is overcome with emotion and has to wipe away tears of gratitude. She is lucky to be here, holding her baby.Harrison was 29 weeks pregnant and unvaccinated when she got sick with COVID-19 in August. Her symptoms... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-19 By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press
  • UK courts green investment to fuel carbon-cutting plans
    The United Kingdom is hosting a meeting aimed at attracting billions of dollars in foreign investment for green projects in BritainBy JILL LAWLESS and KELVIN CHAN Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 3:15 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLONDON -- The United Kingdom announced plans Tuesday to stop... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-19
  • China says moon rocks offer new clues to volcanic activity
    A Chinese researcher says moon rocks brought back to Earth by a robotic spacecraft last year have provided new insights into ancient lunar volcanic activityByThe Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 10:22 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIJING -- Moon rocks brought back to Earth by a Chinese... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • Chinese users' feelings mixed about LinkedIn pulling out
    HONG KONG -- For nearly seven years, LinkedIn has been the only major Western social networking platform still operating in China. People like 32-year-old Jason Liu view it as an important career enhancing tool.Come the end of the year, Liu will no longer have access to the localized version of... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-18 By ZEN SOO Associated Press
  • Data shows ship crossed over oil pipeline that ruptured
    LOS ANGELES -- A massive cargo ship that was supposed to be at anchor was buffeted by high winds during a January storm and repeatedly crossed over an undersea oil pipeline that later ruptured off the Southern California coast, according to vessel monitoring data.Federal investigators are examining whether on Jan.... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-18
  • Microsoft says it warned Bill Gates about flirting in 2008
    Microsoft has confirmed that executives in 2008 warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee but dropped the matter after he told them he would stopByThe Associated PressOctober 18, 2021, 9:05 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleREDMOND, Wash. -- Microsoft executives in... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-18 By The Associated Press
  • US formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reclassified a rare Colorado River Basin fish called the humpback chub from endangered to threatened status after a decades-old effort to stabilize its populationsBy JAMES ANDERSON Associated PressOctober 18, 2021, 7:40 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleDENVER -- The... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-18 By JAMES ANDERSON Associated Press
  • Automakers step up pace on electric vehicle battery plants
    DETROIT -- Global automakers and tech companies are stepping up the pace when it comes to building factories and prepare for what many believe will be a fast-moving transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles.On Monday, Toyota, Stellantis, Foxconn, Ford and Volvo all made announcements about electric vehicle component... Read more
    Source: ABC - Technology Published on: 2021-10-18 By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer