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Added: September 11, 2019, 11:18 am
Slowing the planetary march toward climate catastrophe—and the multitrillion-dollar investment required to do it—has become a central issue of global and national debate. But there’s the equally expensive matter of dealing with the here and now: From historic wildfires to …
Added: September 11, 2019, 11:08 am
Last week, the European Space Agency reached out to to warn Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. that one of its satellites might collide with a SpaceX communications satellite. When ESA first raised such concerns in late August, the chances …
Added: September 11, 2019, 12:00 am
FloodMapp Announces U.S. Launch of Flood-Prediction Technology FloodMapp, a firm founded in Brisbane, Australia that provides predictive flood modeling, will soon offer its product in Texas and Florida. The company said in a press release that FloodMapp uses a proprietary …
Added: September 10, 2019, 11:53 am
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The head of the National Weather Service issued a strong public defense Monday of forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump’s claim that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama as it approached the United States. Director Louis …
Added: September 10, 2019, 11:34 am
OKLAHOMA CITY — The FBI is investigating after computer hackers managed to steal about $4.2 million in funds from a pension system for retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and other state law enforcement officers, state officials said Friday. A notice …
Added: September 10, 2019, 11:21 am
California utility giant PG&E Corp. has issued its long-awaited plan for emerging from the largest utility bankruptcy in U.S. history: Raise debt, offer equity and cap wildfire liabilities that led to its collapse at $18 billion — less than half …
Added: September 10, 2019, 11:03 am
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said he was involved in some discussions about the $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity in 2016, though he recused himself from a board vote approving the initial offer. Musk made the disclosure when …
Added: September 10, 2019, 10:36 am
Facebook Inc. users suing over the social network’s worst-ever privacy scandal gained leverage to pry into its internal records to back up their claims that it failed to safeguard their personal data, exposing the company to potentially billions of dollars …
Added: September 10, 2019, 10:31 am
A startup hoping to challenge more established drone delivery giants such as Amazon.com Inc. is unveiling a pod-like craft that it predicts could someday be used by stores to get products to customers within minutes. The company, Flirtey Inc., also …
Added: September 10, 2019, 7:39 am
The owners of the dive boat where 34 people perished in a fire off Southern California filed a lawsuit Thursday to head off potentially costly litigation, a move condemned by some observers as disrespectful to the families of the dead. …

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