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Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday Dec. 8, 2021.

Instagram CEO faces senators amid anger over potential harm

Crypto execs head to Capitol as Congress mulls regulations
FILE - Jeremy Allaire, Founder and CEO of Circle Internet Financial, a Boston-based digital currency company, speaks at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show on April 7, 2014 in New York. Allaire was one of several Cryptocurrency executives who went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, to say their fast-growing industry understands more regulation is likely coming, but they don’t want it to squelch the next wave of the internet or send it offshore to other countries.

Major outage at Amazon disrupts businesses across the US
A pedestrian walks near the Amazon Spheres on the company's corporate campus in downtown Seattle, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

Major outage hits Amazon Web Services; many sites affected
In this Oct. 1, 2020 file photo, an Amazon logo appears on an Amazon delivery van, in Boston.

Instagram launches tool urging teens to take a break
This Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, file photo shows the Instagram app icon on the screen of a mobile device in New York.

Toyota to build $1.3B battery plant near Greensboro, NC
The company logo adorns a sign outside a Toyota dealership Sunday, March 21, 2021, in Lakewood, Colorado

FILE - Dr. Greg Werner poses for a picture with his Square credit card reader at his office in New York on Jan. 5, 2015. Square Inc., the San Francisco-based payments company headed by former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, announced Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, that it is changing its name to Block.

From Square to Block: Another tech company changes its name

GM cites improved chip supply in raising financial guidance
Nissan investing in electric vehicles, battery development
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey stepping down as CEO
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches with the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, spacecraft onboard, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, Pacific time (Nov. 24 Eastern time) from Space Launch Complex 4E, at Vandenberg Space Force Base in Calif. NASA launched the spacecraft on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth.

NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept

Samsung expected to build $17B chip factory in Texas
GM exploring electric boats buys 25% stake in engine maker
DoorDash's technological know-how offers help to food banks
Under pressure, Apple allows self-repairs to iPhones, Macs

Amazon-sponsored artwork that 'learns' debuts at Smithsonian

Twitter rolls out redesigned misinformation warning labels

Russia rejects accusations of endangering ISS astronauts

Space junk sends station astronauts into docked capsules

Amazon workers in New York withdraw petition to unionize

Tesla driver's complaint being looked into by US regulators

Biden to decry democracy 'recession' at White House summit
'Jeopardy!' stays with hosts Bialik, Jennings for the season
No. 19 Michigan State outlasts Gophers in Big Ten opener

'Banking While Black': More customers share stories of suspected discrimination

Legal analyst breaks down emotional first day of testimony in Potter trial

Hennepin County sheriff admits to drinking and driving before crash in Douglas County

KSTP/SurveyUSA poll: Walz leads all GOP challengers, but many undecided