Understanding the cryptocurrency crash | podcast

When the global financial system went into meltdown in 2008, banks collapsed and governments around the world were forced to step in to prevent the entire financial system from collapsing. It cost billions of dollars and, as well as that, it proved a pivotal moment: it profoundly shook the confidence that many had in their … Read more

UK risks Chinese anger over trade talks with Taiwan

LONDON — Britain has been warned that Taiwan is an “inseparable part of China” after holding one-to-one talks on trade with a top Taiwanese trade official. Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator met his British counterparts in mid-June to talk about bilateral trade between the two countries and to get advice on the Asian island’s bid to … Read more

Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech

The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision that was narrowly tailored to the Environmental Protection Agency, the court ruled Thursday … Read more

Google to erase more location info as abortion bans expand

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies. What You Need To Know Google on Friday revealed new privacy protections The … Read more

NASA Announces Plan To Put Moon On Mars By 2040

WASHINGTON—Saying the ambitious new project would be a historic, once-in-a-generation leap forward in the annals of space exploration, NASA announced Friday its plan to put the moon on Mars by 2040. “Ever since we first sent a man to the moon half a century ago, the American people have been waiting for us to take … Read more

FCC asks Apple, Google to block TikTok from app stores

There is a new push to kick TikTok out of app stores. The head of the FCC is urging both Apple and Google to boot the video app – saying it has collected tons of sensitive data that could be accessed by TikTok’s owners in China. Google and Apple have not commented on the matter. … Read more

98.3 TRY Social Dilemma: Should you check your work email when you go on vacation?

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Today’s 98.3 TRY Social Dilemma came from Maggie, but it’s one I can relate to because I’m heading out on vacation in a few weeks. This is the email: Get the latest news, weather, sports, and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! Hi Jaime. I’m currently having an argument with my … Read more

All that glitters won’t be sold: G7 bans Russian gold

ELMAU, Germany — The G7 economic powers will ban imports of Russian gold in a further tightening of the stranglehold Western nations have sought to impose in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal war in Ukraine. U.S. President Joe Biden announced the plan as the G7 leaders were due to arrive at a Schloss Elmau, … Read more