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Members of ABBA, from left, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson arrive for the ABBA Voyage concert at the ABBA Arena in London, Thursday May 26, 2022. ABBA is releasing its first new music in four decades, along with a concert performance that will see the "Dancing Queen" quartet going entirely digital. The virtual version of the band will begin a series of concerts on Thursday. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Stars and royalty watch ABBA’s return in digital stage show

- Associated Press

“ABBA Voyage” is certainly a trip. Four decades after the Swedish pop supergroup last performed live, audiences can once again see ABBA onstage in an innovative digital concert where past and future collide.

The Batman, Catwoman and a Gotham City sunset in "The Batman," now available in the 4K Ultra HD disk format from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

‘The Batman’ 4K Ultra HD movie review

- The Washington Times

Director Matt Reeves’ noirish crime thriller “The Batman” continues to ascend the ranks of worldwide domination and saturation as it moves from theaters and HBO Max to now the ultra-high definition disc format.

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FILE - Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2020.  Twitter's regularly scheduled shareholder meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2022,  won't include a vote on Musk’s $44 billion bid for the social platform. That vote will take place at a yet-undetermined date in the future. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Twitter shareholders meet amid Elon Musk's takeover drama

- Associated Press

Twitter's regularly scheduled shareholder meeting Wednesday didn't include a vote on Tesla billionaire Elon Musk's $44 billion bid for the social platform. That vote will take place at a yet-undetermined date in the future.

FILE - The logo for Snap Inc. appears above a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 5, 2020. Social media companies are having a tough go of it so far in 2022 as Snap issued a profit warning due to current economic conditions. Snap Inc., the parent of Snapchat, disclosed in a regulatory filing on Monday, May 23, 2022 that ever since it provided its outlook for the second quarter last month, “the macroeconomic environment has deteriorated further and faster than anticipated.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Social media hammered by mounting questions over advertising

- Associated Press

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Musk tweet you read.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, center, walks with South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa after the official welcoming ceremony at the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

German chancellor discusses Ukraine war in South Africa

- Associated Press

South Africa's neutral stance on Russia's war in Ukraine was a major topic of conversation as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Tuesday with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, to end his three-nation tour of Africa.

Lyudmila, 85, tends to the garden in Kharkiv, eastern Ukraine, Monday, May 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

- Associated Press

The Russian parliament gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill that would allow the government to appoint new management of foreign companies that pulled out of Russia after its invasion of Ukraine.

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  Asian shares were mostly lower on Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Slumping technology stocks pull Wall Street lower

- Associated Press

Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday, weighed down by a big decline in tech heavyweights over concerns about persistently rising inflation's impact to their bottom lines.

Assemblyman Jordon Cunningham, R-San Luis Obispo, right, smiles after his bill to hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products was approved by the Assembly at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on Monday, May 23, 2022. If approved by the Senate and signed by the governor, the bill would let parents sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation. At left is Assemblyman Chad Mayes, I-Yucca Valley.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bill would allow parents to sue over social media addiction

- Associated Press

California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Monday.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at Miami's Freedom Tower, on Monday, May 9, 2022, in Miami. A congressional map approved by DeSantis and drawn by his staff is unconstitutional because it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives, a state judge said Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)

Florida's social media law is unconstitutional, federal appeals court rules

- Associated Press

A Florida law intended to punish social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, dealing a major victory to companies who had been accused by GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis of discriminating against conservative thought.

Russian Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin attends a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, May 23, 2022. The court sentenced the 21-year-old soldier to life in prison on Monday for killing a Ukrainian civilian, in the first war crimes trial held since Russia's invasion. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Live updates | Russia accused of spreading disinformation

- Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and Britain are accusing Russia of spreading disinformation online and manipulating public opinion about the war in Ukraine and vehemently rejecting Russian claims that the West is aiming to control all information flows and define what is true or not true.