Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns
Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities.
Elizabeth Holmes moved ahead with Walgreens rollout despite internal concerns, former Theranos scientist testifies
A longtime Theranos scientist depicted Elizabeth Holmes as prioritizing a business partnership over the possible well-being of patients in testimony capping off the first full week of witnesses taking the stand in the criminal trial of the disgraced founder.
Fossil reveals giant new penguin species that lived 27 million years ago
Radio/As It Happens: When a group of kids in Hamilton, New Zealand, went on a fossil-hunting field trip 15 years ago, they didn't know how important their discovery would be. They found a fossil of a giant penguin's bones, which paleontologists have now determined is a new species.
SpaceX just brought the first all-tourist crew back from space. Here's what's next
Four people, all of whom just six months ago had no formal spaceflight training, strapped themselves into a SpaceX capsule atop a 200-foot-tall rocket and took a three-day spin around Earth. After splashing down off the coast of Florida on Saturday, the passengers emerged from their capsule, smiling and waving, if a little unsteady after spending nearly 72 hours in weightlessness. SpaceX says it's just the beginning.
A startup says its software can spot racial bias within companies. Will this surveillance scare employees?
Employees at Telhio Credit Union are already used to having their internal communications monitored to ensure compliance with US financial rules. But Telhio, which is based in Columbus, Ohio, and has over 250 employees, recently began watching for something else, too: indications of unconscious and overt bias in emails, texts, and phone calls.
Homes destroyed after volcano erupts in Spain
News/World: A volcano on Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands as lava flows destroyed isolated houses and threatened to reach the coast. New eruptions continued into the night.
3 'critically endangered' B.C. killer whales are pregnant, scientists say
News/Canada/British Columbia: Scientists in B.C. and Washington state are hopeful that three pregnancies discovered in the critically endangered southern resident orcas' J pod could help save the species. But other threats remain.
At 50, Greenpeace is an environmental success story — with a daunting future
News/Canada/British Columbia: Fifty years ago, an ad-hoc group of environmentalists gathered in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood with a shared goal to stop the United States from testing nuclear weapons off the western coast of Alaska. Today, Greenpeace is the most recognized environmental organization in the world.