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US is investigating Delta's flight cancellations and faltering response to global tech outage

US is investigating Delta's flight cancellations and faltering response to global tech outage

U.S. regulators are investigating how Delta Air Lines is treating passengers affected by canceled and delayed flights as the airline struggles to recover from a global technology outage.

Cyber security startup Wiz reportedly rejects $23 billion acquisition proposal from Google

NEW YORK (AP) — Wiz has rejected a reported $23 billion acquisition proposal from Google parent Alphabet — as the cybersecurity startup pivots back to a previously-planned initial public offering, according to a company memo seen by CNBC and others.
Legal tech firm Clio smashes Canadian software financing record with US$900M raise

Legal tech firm Clio smashes Canadian software financing record with US$900M raise

BURNABY, B.C. — Clio has raised a US$900-million round of funding that the legal tech firm says is the largest software raise in Canadian tech history. The Burnaby, B.C.-based company says the Series F investment is based on a US$3 billion valuation.
Google makes abrupt U-turn by dropping plan to remove ad-tracking cookies on Chrome browser

Google makes abrupt U-turn by dropping plan to remove ad-tracking cookies on Chrome browser

LONDON (AP) — Google is dropping plans to eliminate cookies from its Chrome web browser, making a sudden U-turn on four years of work to phase out a technology that helps businesses tracks users online.
South Korean tech giant Kakao's founder arrested in stock price manipulation case

South Korean tech giant Kakao's founder arrested in stock price manipulation case

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Tuesday they have arrested the founder of technology giant Kakao Corp. for alleged stock price rigging during his company’s takeover of a major K-pop agency last year.

Largest trial court in the US closes after ransomware attack, California officials say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest trial court in the country was closed Monday after a ransomware attack shut down its computer system late last week, officials with the Superior Court of Los Angeles County said.
Senate to consider bills that aim to protect children and teenagers online

Senate to consider bills that aim to protect children and teenagers online

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will consider legislation this week that aims to protect children from dangerous online content, moving forward with what could become the first sweeping new regulation of the tech industry in decades.
CrowdStrike CEO called to testify to Congress over cybersecurity's firm role in global tech outage

CrowdStrike CEO called to testify to Congress over cybersecurity's firm role in global tech outage

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.
Despite Musk's Trump endorsement, X remains a go-to platform for Democrats

Despite Musk's Trump endorsement, X remains a go-to platform for Democrats

A week after Elon Musk endorsed Donald Trump for president, President Joe Biden's team used Musk's social media platform X — in addition to more neutral spaces such as Facebook and Instagram — to announce he is ending his reelection campaign .
What to know about the Kids Online Safety Act and its chances of passing

What to know about the Kids Online Safety Act and its chances of passing

The last time Congress passed a law to protect children on the internet was in 1998 — before Facebook, before the iPhone and long before today's oldest teenagers were born.