Boeing & Aerospace

Panel to review FAA’s previous approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

CHICAGO (AP) — A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities have confirmed participation in a technical review promised by the agency. Former National Transportation Safety Board...

Microsoft

Microsoft breach exposed Hotmail, Outlook email users

Users of Microsoft's Outlook, Hotmail and MSN email services had their accounts exposed for nearly three months after hackers gained unauthorized access via an Outlook customer-support account. Microsoft said the breach, which occurred between January and March, let hackers view individuals' personal information such as message recipients and email subject lines. The software giant didn't...

Markets

Amazon Launches Free Music Streaming to Juice Alexa-Device Sales

is hoping an ad-supported music-streaming service will help it sell more speakers and other devices that work with its voice-activated Alexa platform. The free service, announced Thursday, will be available to customers with Alexa devices who don't subscribe to Amazon Prime, the loyalty program known mostly for shipping discounts. Prime members already have access to...

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Texas cancer center ousts 3 over Chinese data theft concerns

HOUSTON (AP) — A prominent cancer center in Houston says it has ousted three scientists whom federal authorities suggested are involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research. Peter Pisters, the president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, told the Houston Chronicle that the National Institutes of Health could withhold funding if the center didn't act....