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Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline Operator

A cyberattack forced the shutdown of one of the largest pipelines in the United States, in what appeared to be a significant attempt to disrupt vulnerable energy infrastructure.The pipeline carries re

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm floats federal subsidies for nuclear power plants

The Biden administration is floating federal support for the nuclear power industry in a bid to boost carbon-free energy to meet its emissions goals.'The DOE has not historically subsidized plants but

The Jobs Report: The Boom That Wasn’t

It’s a little secret of the news business that for some anticipated events, like a Supreme Court decision or the death of a prominent figure, we pre-write articles or different versions of them so t

Covid-19 Live Updates: Vaccines, Variants and Cases

Here’s what you need to know:Ton Tran, 106, receiving his second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in San Jose, Calif.S.Food and Drug Administration for full approval of their

Germany resists calls to waive patents on Covid-19 vaccines

US President Joe Biden said Wednesday the US would support the easing of patent rules on Covid-19 vaccines, potentially expanding global supplies, as a devastating wave envelops India and calls grow l

Premarket stocks: Uber is losing less money. But it still faces one big risk

For months, government rules and fears about catching Covid-19 meant everyone stayed put.What's happening: As the economic recovery picked up in key markets like the United States, the startup reporte

Go read this report on how law enforcement can extract sensitive data from your car

A new report from The Intercept has shed light on a worrying new technology that lets law enforcement agencies extract personal data from people’s cars.It reports that US Customs and Border Protecti

Opinion: The pandemic can’t end unless the world helps India. Immediately

India, the world's second-most populous nation, is setting world records for the highest number of new infections, with over 400,000 new cases now being reported daily -- a number that most health exp

Binance CEO warns of CBDC drawbacks as digital dollar pilots proceed in US

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) will co-exist “for a while” with more restrictive digital currencies like China’s digital yuan, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a Bloomber

Accenture and Digital Dollar Foundation to trial United States CBDC this year

Fortune 500 company Accenture has teamed up with Digital Dollar Foundation to conduct Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC, trials in the United States.Announced on Monday, May 3, the newly formed D