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Alphabet Partners With FedEx, Walgreens To Bring Drone Delivery To the US

Alphabet Partners With FedEx, Walgreens To Bring Drone Delivery To the US

SUMMARY: Google's Wing drone-delivery company announced today that it would be partnering with FedEx and Walgreens to bring autonomous drone deliveries to the U.S. in October .

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Google Makes the Largest Ever Corporate Purchase of Renewable Energy

Google Makes the Largest Ever Corporate Purchase of Renewable Energy

SUMMARY: To stay ahead of that demand, Google just made the largest corporate renewable energy purchase in history , with 18 new energy deals around the world that will help build infrastructure worth more than $2 billion.

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AT&T Says Customers Can't Sue the Company For Selling Location Data To Bounty Hunters

AT&T Says Customers Can't Sue the Company For Selling Location Data To Bounty Hunters

SUMMARY: All of the telecom giants have since stopped selling the data, but that hasn't stopped lawyers from filing class-action lawsuits

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North America Has Lost 3 Billion Birds in 50 Years

North America Has Lost 3 Billion Birds in 50 Years

SUMMARY: -- Aeschylus

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Apple's iOS 13 Just Launched But iOS 13.1, iPadOS Arrive Next Week

Apple's iOS 13 Just Launched But iOS 13.1, iPadOS Arrive Next Week

SUMMARY: Apple's latest iPhone software, iOS 13, is now available -- but on Tuesday, you'll already be able to download the first update, iOS 13.1 .

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How the Internet Archive is Waging War on Misinformation

How the Internet Archive is Waging War on Misinformation

SUMMARY: -- Aeschylus

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Downloading Stays Legal, No Site Blocking, Swiss Copyright Law Says

Downloading Stays Legal, No Site Blocking, Swiss Copyright Law Says

SUMMARY: -- Aeschylus

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Amazon's 'Climate Pledge' Commits To Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040 and 100% Renewables by 2030

Amazon's 'Climate Pledge' Commits To Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040 and 100% Renewables by 2030

SUMMARY: From a report:

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Philippines Declares New Polio Outbreak After 19 Years

Philippines Declares New Polio Outbreak After 19 Years

SUMMARY: -- Aeschylus

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India Tells Tech Firms To Protect User Privacy, Prevent Abuse

India Tells Tech Firms To Protect User Privacy, Prevent Abuse

SUMMARY: Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms , India's IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally.

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Huawei's Flagship Mate 30 Pro Has Impressive Specs But No Google

Huawei's Flagship Mate 30 Pro Has Impressive Specs But No Google

SUMMARY: The Mate 30 series of smartphones from Huawei is now official, starting with the Mate 30 Pro and the Mate 30.

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Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They're Outgrowing Subsidies

Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They're Outgrowing Subsidies

SUMMARY: For years, wind and solar power were derided as boondoggles.

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Google is Bringing Its AI Assistant Service To People Without Internet Access

Google is Bringing Its AI Assistant Service To People Without Internet Access

SUMMARY: -- Aeschylus

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'Personal Carbon Sequestration' Device Uses Algae To Remove CO2 From the Air

'Personal Carbon Sequestration' Device Uses Algae To Remove CO2 From the Air

SUMMARY: An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company:The team behind the device says they're working on mobile apps that can monitor and run the bioreactors autonomously.

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AT&T Explores Parting Ways With DirecTV

AT&T Explores Parting Ways With DirecTV

SUMMARY: According to The Wall Street Journal, AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit as customers are leaving the service in droves .

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