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Whistleblower: China, India had agents working for Twitter

WASHINGTON — Twitter’s former security chief told Congress Tuesday there was “at least one agent” from China’s intelligence service on Twitter’s payroll and that the company knowingly allowed India to add agents to the company roster as well, potentially giving those nations access ...

Apple maintains prices on new iPhones despite inflation

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's latest line-up of iPhones will boast better cameras, faster processors, and a longer lasting battery — all at the same prices as last year's models, despite inflationary pressure that has driven up the cost of many other everyday items. That pricing ...

Starbucks loses appeal, will rehire 7 fired Memphis workers

Starbucks said Wednesday it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their Memphis store. The seven will get their jobs back after the Seattle-based coffee giant lost an appeal of a lower court's order to reinstate them. Starbucks said ...

Moderna sues Pfizer, BioNTech over COVID-19 vaccine patents

COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna is suing Pfizer and the German drugmaker BioNTech, accusing its main competitors of copying Moderna's technology in order to make their own vaccine. Moderna said Friday that Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine Comirnaty infringes on patents Moderna filed several years ...

Musk subpoenas former Twitter CEO, friend Dorsey

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has subpoenaed his friend and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as part of an effort to back out of his $44 billion agreement to acquire the company Dorsey helped found, according to court documents. Twitter and Musk are headed for an Oct. 17 trial in Delaware that should ...

18th Pasty Fest draws big crowds

CALUMET — Ketchup or gravy? Traditional or a variant? One eaten leisurely, or four consumed in battle? Saturday’s Pasty Fest didn’t provide definitive answers, but it united thousands in celebration of the Cornish delicacy.  This was the 18th year for the festival, put on annually by ...