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Canada, U.K. privacy officials launch joint investigation into 23andMe data breach

Canada, U.K. privacy officials launch joint investigation into 23andMe data breach

OTTAWA — Canada's privacy commissioner is teaming up with his U.K. counterpart to investigate a data breach discovered last year at 23andMe. Philippe Dufresne's office says the joint investigation with U.K.
African elephants call each other by unique names, new study shows

African elephants call each other by unique names, new study shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — African elephants call each other and respond to individual names — something that few wild animals do, according to new research published Monday .
Nvidia 10-for-1 stock split goes into effect after stock price for the chipmaker doubled this year

Nvidia 10-for-1 stock split goes into effect after stock price for the chipmaker doubled this year

Nvidia's 10-for-1 stock split is in effect, giving investors nine additional shares for every one that they already own. Shares declined slightly to $119.77 shortly after the market open on Monday.
How Lee Kalpakis turns the usually upscale scallop into a camping delight

How Lee Kalpakis turns the usually upscale scallop into a camping delight

Lee Kalpakis thinks this recipe is so funny. Every time she came across it while working on her book “Out There,” about outdoor cooking, she would smile and think, “What are you doing here? You’re far too elegant for a camper cookbook.
'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

As wind-driven wildfires broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui last summer, killing more than 100 people and destroying thousands of buildings, a telecommunications blackout kept many residents in the dark.
Netflix's recipe for success includes 'secret sauce' spiced with Silicon Valley savvy

Netflix's recipe for success includes 'secret sauce' spiced with Silicon Valley savvy

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Although its video streaming service sparkles with a Hollywood sheen, Netflix still taps its roots in Silicon Valley to stay a step ahead of traditional TV and movie studios.
CFL to allow teams to decide which footballs their kickers/punters will use

CFL to allow teams to decide which footballs their kickers/punters will use

Should Toronto's home opener come down to a game-deciding field goal try, the Argonauts will have a say regarding what football kicker Lirim Hajrullahu uses.

McMaster pediatric surgery chief says deaths after tonsil surgery 'very rare'

The chief of pediatric surgery at McMaster Children's Hospital says the deaths following tonsil and adenoid surgeries at his hospital are "tragic" and "very rare." Dr.
Internet group sues Georgia to block law requiring sites to gather data on sellers

Internet group sues Georgia to block law requiring sites to gather data on sellers

An internet trade group is suing the state of Georgia to block a law requiring online classified sites to gather data on high-volume sellers who advertise online but collect payment in cash or some other offline method.
Mississippi is the latest state sued by tech group over age verification on websites

Mississippi is the latest state sued by tech group over age verification on websites

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new Mississippi law requiring users of websites and other digital services to verify their age will unconstitutionally limit access to online speech for minors and adults, a tech industry group says in a lawsuit filed Friday.