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October 01

Tesla robot walks, waves, but doesn't show off complex tasks

An early prototype of Tesla Inc.’s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company’s artificial intelligence event Friday
October 01
FILE - Tesla Motors, Inc. CEO Elon Musk speaks at the Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University as part of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris on Dec. 2, 2015. An early prototype of Tesla Inc.'s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company's artificial intelligence event Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
October 01

Firefly Aerospace reaches orbit with new Alpha rocket

Firefly Aerospace has reached orbit with its new rocket
October 01
October 01

Powerful earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra, kills 1

A strong and shallow earthquake ha shaken Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing a resident, injuring 11 and damaging more than a a dozen houses and buildings
October 01
October 01

India launches 5G services, Modi calls it step in new era

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched 5G services in India, calling it a “step towards the new era.”
October 01
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the launch of 5G services in India, in New Delhi, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Modi launched the much-awaited services that aim to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, less delay in internet connectivity and highly reliable communications in presence of India’s telecom leaders in New Delhi, calling it a “step towards the new era.” (AP Photo)
September 30

Launch aborted on Firefly's 2nd attempt with Alpha rocket

A year after its first Alpha rocket had to be destroyed during flight, a new aerospace company has experienced a delay in a new attempt to place multiple satellites into orbit
September 30
September 30

Japan to pay up to $320M for US company's chip production

Japan said it is providing a major U.S. chipmaker a subsidy of up to $322 million to back its plan to produce advanced memory chips at a Hiroshima factory
September 30
FILE - A sign marks the entrance of the Micron Technology automotive chip manufacturing plant on Feb. 11, 2022, in Manassas, Va. Japan is providing a major U.S. chipmaker a subsidy of up to 46.6 billion yen ($322 million) to support its plan to produce advanced memory chips at a Hiroshima factory, the Japanese trade minister said Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
September 30

Digital minister aims to wrest Japan out of analog doldrums

The politician tapped to help Japan keep pace with the digital age has his work cut out for him
September 30
September 30

Musk and Twitter CEO Agrawal were briefly pals, texts show

Newly disclosed text messages between Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal showed that the two men briefly bonded in April over their love of engineering — at least until Musk tweeted this message early on Aug. 9: ‘Is Twitter dying
September 30
September 30

Police say hacker concealed ID in Australian privacy breach

Police say the hacker who stole the personal data of almost 10 million people in one of Australia’s worst privacy breaches concealed their identity, actions and whereabouts
September 30
FILE - An Optus phone sign hangs above its store in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Australia’s federal and state governments on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, called for Optus to pay for replacing identification documents including passports and driver’s licenses to avoid identity fraud after 9.8 million of the telecommunications company’s customers had personal data stolen by computer hackers. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
September 29

US proposal would permit eagle deaths as renewables expand

The Biden administration is proposing a new permitting program for wind energy turbines, power lines and other projects that kill bald and golden eagles
September 29
FILE - Clouds cast shadows near wind turbines at a wind farm along the Montana-Wyoming state line on June 13, 2022. The Biden administration is proposing a new permitting program for wind energy turbines, power lines and other projects that kill bald and golden eagles. (AP Photo/Emma H. Tobin, File)
September 29

Study finds that climate change added 10% to Ian's rainfall

A quick study by two scientists calculates climate change made Ian 10% rainier.
September 29
First responders with Orange County Fire Rescue use an inflatable boat to rescue a resident from a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. Climate change added at least 10% more rain to Hurricane Ian, a study prepared immediately after the storm shows. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
September 29

Space telescopes capture asteroid slam with striking clarity

Two space telescopes have captured this week's asteroid strike, the first planetary defense test of its kind
September 29
This combination of images provided by NASA shows three different views of the DART spacecraft impact on the asteroid Dimorphos on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. At left is the view from a forward camera on DART, upper right the Hubble Space Telescope and lower right the James Webb Space Telescope. (NASA via AP)
September 29

NASA spacecraft buzzes Jupiter moon Europa, closest in years

NASA's Juno spacecraft has made the closest approach to Jupiter's tantalizing, icy moon Europa in more than 20 years
September 29
This image made available by NASA in 2014 shows Jupiter's icy moon Europa in a reprocessed color view, made from images captured by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in the late 1990s. NASA’s Juno spacecraft made the closest approach to Jupiter’s tantalizing, icy moon Europa in more than 20 years on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute via AP)
September 29

3 Russian cosmonauts return safely from Intl Space Station

Three Russian cosmonauts have returned safely from a mission to the International Space Station
September 29
In this image distributed by Roscosmos State Space Corporation, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev sits in the chair shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-21 space capsule southeast of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Three Russian cosmonauts returned safely from a mission to the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft carrying Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveyev and Sergey Korsakov touched down softly at 4:57 p.m. (1057 GMT) Thursday at a designated site in the steppes of Kazakstan about 150 kilometers (about 90 miles) southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan. (Pavel Kassin, Roscosmos State Space Corporation via AP)
September 29

US candidate to lead UN telecoms agency after US-Russia race

Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States has been elected to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency
September 29
Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States, candidate for secretary general, smiles during the opening session of The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies, in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 will run in the Romanian capital until Oct. 14 and will elect a new Secretary General. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
September 29

3 Russian cosmonauts return safely from mission to International Space Station

3 Russian cosmonauts return safely from mission to International Space Station
September 29
September 29

TikTok removes 113 million videos

The majority of the removed videos were taken down for violating TikTok's minor safety policies, the company said.
September 29
VIDEO:  TikTok removes 113 million videos
September 29

Australia flags tough new data protection laws this year

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus says Australia could have tough new data protection laws in place this year in an urgent response to a cyberattack that stole from a telecommunications company the personal data of 9.8 million customers
September 29
FILE - An Optus phone sign hangs above its store in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Australia’s federal and state governments on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, called for Optus to pay for replacing identification documents including passports and driver’s licenses to avoid identity fraud after 9.8 million of the telecommunications company’s customers had personal data stolen by computer hackers. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
September 29

Scientists honored for COVID-19 tracker, prenatal test

A scientist who built a global COVID-19 website received this year's Lasker award for public service
September 29
September 28

Amazon to raise average hourly pay by $1 to $19 in October

Amazon says it’s raising its average starting pay for frontline workers from $18 to $19 a hour
September 28
FILE - An Amazon worker delivers boxes in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, 2020. Amazon said Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, that it is raising its average starting pay for frontline workers from $18 to $19 a hour, a boost that could help it attract more employees in a tight labor market as the holiday season approaches. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
September 28

Rohingya seek reparations from Facebook for role in massacre

For years, Facebook, now called Meta, has pushed the narrative that it was a neutral platform in Myanmar that was misused by malicious people and failed to moderate violent and hateful material adequately
September 28
FILE - A car passes Facebook's new Meta logo on a sign at the company headquarters on Oct. 28, 2021, in Menlo Park, Calif. For years, Facebook, now called Meta, has pushed a narrative that it was a neutral platform in Myanmar that was misused by bad actors and failed to moderate violent and hateful material adequately. But a new report by Amnesty International says Facebook was not merely a passive site with insufficient content moderation. Rather, Meta’s algorithms “proactively amplified" material that incited violent hatred against the Rohingya beginning as early as 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
September 28

Amazon to release bedside sleep tracker later this year

Soon enough, an Amazon device might know whether you’re sleeping — or not
September 28
September 28

New report: Oil spills from offshore transportation way down

A new government report says oil spills from tankers and pipelines in U.S. dropped dramatically from the last decade of the 1990s to the one from 2010 through 2019
September 28
September 28

Category 1 to 5: The meaning behind each hurricane category

NWS uses a system that only measures a hurricane's sustained wind speeds
September 28
In this satellite image from NOAA, Hurricane Ian is shown on Sept. 26, 2022.
September 28

Meta pulls down fake accounts originating from Russia and China

More than 1,700 fake accounts have been removed, the company said.
September 28
VIDEO:  Meta pulls down fake accounts originating from Russia and China
September 28

Australia demands Optus pay for new customer ID documents

Australia’s federal and state governments have called for Optus to pay for replacing passports and driver’s licenses after 9.8 million of the telecommunications company’s customers had personal data stolen by computer hackers
September 28
FILE - An Optus phone sign hangs above its store in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Australia’s federal and state governments on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, called for Optus to pay for replacing identification documents including passports and driver’s licenses to avoid identity fraud after 9.8 million of the telecommunications company’s customers had personal data stolen by computer hackers. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
September 27

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

A Delaware judge heard more arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers in the Twitter lawsuit that seeks to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social platform
September 27
FILE - Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition in Washington. A Delaware judge is hearing arguments, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 over the exchange of information by lawyers in Twitter's lawsuit seeking to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 27

NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until Nov.

NASA's moon rocket is safely back inside its hangar as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida, its launch now unlikely before mid-November
September 27
The NASA moon rocket, right, slated for the Artemis mission to the moon rolls back to the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch of the rocket was postponed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Ian. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
September 27

What is storm surge, and more to know about hurricanes

Here are some of your questions on hurricanes, answered by ABC News experts.
September 27
Local residents fill sandbags, as Hurricane Ian spins toward the state carrying high winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge, at Ben T. Davis Beach in Tampa, Fla., Sept. 26, 2022.
September 27

Apple-Apps-Top-10

The top 10 apps on the Apple Store for week ending 9/25/2022
September 27
September 27

Amazon announces 2nd Prime Day event

The "Prime early access sale" is a 2-day extravaganza promising Prime members hundreds of thousands of deals ahead of the holiday season.
September 27
VIDEO: Amazon announces 2nd Prime Day event
September 27

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

A Delaware judge is hearing arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers in Twitter's lawsuit seeking to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant
September 27
September 27

Australian police probe purported hacker's ransom demand

Australia's second-largest wireless carrier says police are investigating the release by a purported hacker of stolen personal data from its customers and demanding a $1 million ransom in cryptocurrency
September 27
September 26

Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

A NASA spacecraft has rammed an asteroid in an unprecedented test to see if a potentially menacing space rock could be knocked off course
September 26
This illustration made available by Johns Hopkins APL and NASA depicts NASA's DART probe, center, and Italian Space Agency's (ASI) LICIACube, bottom right, at the Didymos system before impact with the asteroid Dimorphos, left. DART is expected to zero in on the asteroid Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, intent on slamming it head-on at 14,000 mph. The impact should be just enough to nudge the asteroid into a slightly tighter orbit around its companion space rock. (Steve Gribben/Johns Hopkins APL/NASA via AP)
September 26

Musk, Twitter CEO delay questioning ahead of October trial

Tesla CEO Elon Musk won a reprieve from questioning by Twitter lawyers Monday, according to several press reports citing anonymous sources
September 26
September 26

NASA spacecraft successfully collides with asteroid

Mission tested devices that could stop a future asteroid impact with Earth.
September 26
This screengrab made from NASA live feed shows Dimorphos just before the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) made impact with the asteroid, as watched by the NASA team (bottom L) at DART headquarters in Laurel, Md., Sept. 26, 2022.
September 26

Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

Hurricane Ian is prompting NASA to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter
September 26
FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA mission managers decided Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter due to Hurricane Ian's uncertain path. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 26

Amazon to hold holiday shopping event in October

Amazon says it is holding a second Prime Day-like shopping event in October
September 26
September 26

Pfizer seeks to expand omicron booster to 5- to 11-year-olds

Pfizer is asking the Food and Drug Administration to expand use of its updated COVID-19 booster shot to children ages 5 to 11
September 26
FILE - A Jackson, Miss., resident receives a Pfizer booster shot from a nurse at a vaccination site Feb. 8, 2022. Pfizer is asking the Food and Drug Administration to expand use of its updated COVID-19 booster shot to children ages 5 to 11, Monday, Sept. 26. Already 4.4 million Americans have received one of the updated boosters since they rolled out earlier this month for anyone 12 and older. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
September 26

Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter; launch on hold

Hurricane Ian is prompting NASA to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter
September 26
FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA mission managers decided Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, to move its moon rocket off the launch pad and into shelter due to Hurricane Ian's uncertain path. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 26

Apple Inc will manufacture iPhone 14 in India

Apple Inc. has announced it will make its iPhone 14 in India
September 26
FILE- New iPhone 14 models on display at an Apple event on the campus of Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Sept. 7, 2022. Apple Inc. will manufacture its latest iPhone 14 in India, the company said on Monday, as it seeks to curb its production in China. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
September 26

Australia mulls tougher cybersecurity laws after data breach

The Australian government says it's considering tougher cybersecurity rules for telecommunications companies and blamed the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier, Optus, for an unprecedented breach of personal data from 9.8 million customers
September 26
September 26

Apple reportedly delays 'buy now pay later' feature

According to a report from Bloomberg, the feature was supposed to debut on Sept. 12, but its rollout may be pushed back until spring.
September 26
VIDEO: Apple reportedly delays 'buy now pay later' feature
September 24

US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket
September 24
In this photo released by United Launch Alliance, a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office is launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California's Santa Barbara County. It was the last launch of a Delta 4 from the West Coast. (United Launch Alliance via AP)
September 24

Artemis I launch attempt scrubbed as possible hurricane looms

It comes after two previous launch attempts were delayed.
September 24
The NASA moon rocket for the Artemis mission stands on Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center, on Sept. 21, 2022.
September 24

NASA delays moon rocket launch due to potential hurricane

NASA is skipping next week's launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that's expected to become a major hurricane
September 24
FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, a storm in the Caribbean is threatening to delay NASA's third attempt to launch the rocket. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
September 23

Fight to end virus pandemic takes place on UN's sidelines

While the coronavirus pandemic was not the main focus of the U.N. General Assembly, the conversations were still happening on the sidelines
September 23
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the 77th session of the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 23

Artemis I launch attempt set for Tuesday, possible hurricane could delay plans

Tropical Depression Nine heads towards Florida and may make landfall as a major hurricane next week.
September 23
Tropical Depression Nine heads towards Florida and may make landfall as a major hurricane next week.
September 23

Afraid and anxious, young protesters demand climate action

Young activists have staged a coordinated “global climate strike” to highlight their fears about the effects of global warming and demand more aid for poor countries hit by wild weather
September 23
Environmental activists hold up posters read " we are worried about the climate crisis " during a protest calling for the government to take immediate action against climate change in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
September 23

Approaching storm may delay launch try for NASA moon rocket

NASA's new moon rocket could face more launch delays, this time by tropical weather
September 23
FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, a storm in the Caribbean is threatening to delay NASA's third attempt to launch the rocket. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)