Energy & Green Tech

ESA plans to investigate wireless power from space

Solar power gathered far away in space, is seen here being transmitted wirelessly down to Earth to wherever it is needed. ESA plans to investigate key technologies needed to make Space-Based Solar Power a working reality ...

Internet

YouTube to certify health care providers' accounts

Doctors, nurses and other health care professionals can apply to have their YouTube channels certified, the video sharing platform said Thursday, in a push to limit misinformation on the site.

Security

Health system discloses breach tied to online data tracker

Personal health information of up to 3 million patients in Illinois and Wisconsin may have been exposed to outside companies through tracking technology used on a large hospital system's electronic health records website.

Business

Irish watchdog fines Instagram 405M euros in teen data case

Irish regulators are slapping Instagram with a big fine after an investigation found the social media platform mishandled teenagers' personal information in violation of strict European Union data privacy rules.

Security

US regulators sue firm selling sensitive location data

US regulators on Monday filed a lawsuit to stop data broker Kochava from selling smartphone location information that could help trace visits to "sensitive locations" like reproductive health clinics.

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