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Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

- Associated Press

Amazon, which has been under pressure from shoppers, brands and lawmakers to crack down on counterfeits on its site, said Monday that it blocked more than 10 billion suspected phony listings last year before any of their offerings could be sold.

Facebook's Oversight Board co-chair defends punting on Trump ban

- The Washington Times

The co-chairman of the Facebook Oversight Board said Sunday that the social media giant's rules "are in shambles," as he defended the board's decision to keep former President Donald Trump banned from Facebook while directing the company to reevaluate the suspension within six months.

FILE - In this Saturday, March 14, 2020 file photo, an Apple logo adorns the facade of the downtown Brooklyn Apple store in New York. If Epic Games hopes to dismantle the fortress surrounding Apple's iPhone and its app store, the video game maker probably will need to roll out some heavier artillery heading into the second week of a trial threatening Apple's $2 trillion empire. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Is Epic Games' showdown with Apple turning into a mismatch?

- Associated Press

If Epic Games hopes to dismantle the fortress surrounding Apple's iPhone and its app store, the video game maker probably will need to roll out some heavier artillery heading into the second week of a trial threatening Apple's $2 trillion empire.

FILE - In this March 4, 2004 file photo, architect Helmut Jahn walks through a vacant lot on Chicago's near north side. Jahn, a prominent German architect who designed an Illinois state government building and worked on the design of the FBI headquarters in Washington, was killed when two vehicles struck the bicycle he was riding outside Chicago. Jahn, 81, was struck Saturday, May 8, 2021, afternoon while riding north on a village street in Campton Hills, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) west of Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)

Famed German architect Jahn killed in Illinois bike accident

Associated Press

Helmut Jahn, a prominent German architect who designed an Illinois state government building and worked on the design of the FBI headquarters in Washington, was killed when two vehicles struck the bicycle he was riding outside Chicago.

Dan Starks stands in one of the large galleries of the National Museum of Military Vehicles Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Dubois, Wyo., depicting the progress of American military vehicles throughout World War II and beyond. Starks built the new museum for his collection of military equipment. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Starks bought a Sherman tank to restore a decade ago and after that built up a collection of tanks, jeeps, trucks, motorcycles, guns, artillery and even aquatic landing craft. (Cayla Nimmo/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

New Wyoming museum displays hundreds of military vehicles

- Associated Press

In 2010, Dan Starks got a patriotic idea. He wanted to participate in the Fourth of July parade in Dubois, the small northwest Wyoming town he retired to after a successful career in the medical device industry.

Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang

- Associated Press

The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday.

String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers

- Associated Press

A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others- mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers- lamenting the industrialization of space.

Ryan Williams, with the Utah Drivers License Division, displayes his cell phone with the pilot version of the state's mobile ID on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in West Valley City, Utah. The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver's licenses. In Utah, over 100 people have a pilot version of the state's mobile ID, and that number is expected to grow to 10,000 by year's end. Widespread production is expected to begin at the start of 2022. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Pandemic gives boost as more states move to digital IDs

- Associated Press

The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver’s licenses.

Cyberattack leads to major East Coast pipeline shutdown

- The Washington Times

Colonial Pipeline Company said in a statement that it "proactively took certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations, and affected some of our IT systems." The pipeline system runs from Houston, Texas, to the New York Harbor and supplies 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast.