Big cats in urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards

Big cats in urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards

Los Angeles and Mumbai, India, share many superlatives as pinnacles of cinema, fashion, and traffic congestion. But another similarity lurks in the shadows, most often seen at night walking silently on four paws. These metropolises are the world’s only megacities of...
German competition watchdog steps up monitoring of Amazon

German competition watchdog steps up monitoring of Amazon

Germany’s anti-cartel watchdog said Wednesday it has placed e-commerce giant Amazon under closer surveillance for any possible abuse of its market position. The Federal Cartel Office said it had determined Amazon to be a company of “paramount significance for...
Apple devices getting beefed-up defense against spyware

Apple devices getting beefed-up defense against spyware

Apple unveiled a new way for activists, journalists and other targets of state-sponsored espionage to protect themselves from spyware. A Lockdown Mode being added to iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers is intended to counter threats from a thriving industry that...
Musk ditches Twitter deal, triggering defiant response

Musk ditches Twitter deal, triggering defiant response

Elon Musk on Friday pulled the plug on his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter, accusing the social media giant of “misleading” statements about the number of fake accounts, a regulatory filing showed. Musk s effort to terminate the deal that he inked in April...