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The case to extradite Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou from Canada to the United States can continue, judge rules

The extradition case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will continue following a crucial ruling from Canadian judge Heather Holmes on Wednesday.


Twitter defends embattled employee against attacks

Twitter is defending an employee whose 2016 and 2017 tweets criticizing President Trump came under scrutiny after Twitter appended a fact check message to false tweets by the President.

Facebook says Trump's false claims about mail-in ballots don't break its rules

On Tuesday, Twitter angered the White House by flagging multiple tweets from President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots as being potentially misleading, in a first for the company.

Trump threatens to 'regulate' social media platforms. His options may be limited

President Donald Trump threatened to "regulate" or even "close" down social media platforms in a series of tweets over the last day after Twitter added a fact-check label to some of his posts. But Trump's options for cracking down on Twitter and other platforms over how they moderate their platforms are somewhat limited, legal experts say.

Silicon Valley is throwing money behind Covid-19 efforts, hoping for results

In the midst of every crisis lies opportunity.

Twitter labeled Trump tweets with a fact check for the first time

For the first time, Twitter called tweets from Donald Trump "potentially misleading" a decision that prompted the president to accuse the social media platform of election meddling.

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for for-hire-vehicle apps like Uber and Lyft for two months.



Twitter highlighted two of Trump's tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud, appending a message the company has introduced to combat misinformation and disputed or unverified claims. CNN's Brian Stelter says it's a big deal for the social media platform.

Google plans to reopen some offices in July

Even as some tech companies are telling employees they'll be able to work from home "forever," others are already planning to have a portion of their workforces back on site as early as this summer.

Apple will reopen 100 stores in the US this week

Apple is reopening 100 more retail stores in the United States this week that it was forced to close because of the coronavirus, though customers won't be able to enter many of them just yet.

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's historic astronaut launch

The stakes have never been higher for Elon Musk's SpaceX. On Wednesday, the company will attempt to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a mission called Demo-2.

Virgin Orbit rocket cuts short crucial test flight

Virgin Orbit experienced a hiccup Monday with the launch demo of its two-stage orbital rocket from a 747 aircraft.

Xbox aims for another hit with 'Minecraft Dungeons' launch

"Minecraft" is one of the best-selling games of all time, with a dedicated fanbase in the hundreds of millions. Now it's getting a new title in the franchise called "Minecraft Dungeons," out Tuesday, which takes the classic block-building, zombie-slaying game into an entertaining adventure format.

Virtual cybersecurity school teaches kids to fix security flaws and hunt down hackers

When Christopher Boddy was 14 years old, he'd log onto his computer after school to spend hours playing a game that taught him the basics of digital forensics, ethical hacking and cryptography.

Uber cuts 600 jobs in India as the coronavirus pandemic hurts business

Uber said on Tuesday that it is cutting 600 jobs in India, roughly 25% of its workforce in the country.

Chinese city wants to score and rank its residents based on their health and lifestyle

Imagine a smartphone app that has access to your medical records and assigns you a daily score based on your preconditions, recent checkups and lifestyle habits -- how much you've drunk, smoked, exercised and slept on any given day can all affect your points total, boosting or lowering your ranking.



CNN's Rachel Crane gets rare access inside Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit, a company looking to cash in on the red hot satellite business with a very unique approach.

Airbnb hosts are planning to sell off their properties because of the pandemic

For Amy Offield, it was always a dream to run an Airbnb vacation rental in Galveston, Texas. Then the pandemic hit.

Mukesh Ambani's JioMart expands to 200 Indian cities in challenge to Amazon and Flipkart

An online grocery business backed by Asia's richest man is expanding to hundreds of cities across India a move widely seen as a challenge to Amazon and Flipkart.

These companies plan to make working from home the new normal. As in forever

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies to embrace work-from-home solutions. For some, the transition may stick.