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In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. At a time of widespread digital insecurity it turns out that the oldest and simplest computer fix there is — turning a device off then back on again — can thwart hackers from stealing information from smartphones.

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

Minnesota adopts 'clean car' rules to foster electric shift

Numerous websites briefly go down in widespread outage
FILE - This May 18, 2021, photo shows a woman typing on a laptop on a train in New Jersey. Major websites were down for Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. Major websites were down for Thursday, July 22, in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage.

Children's Minnesota pilot program allows parents to take premature babies home sooner

China rejects hacking charges, accuses US of cyberspying
A security surveillance camera is seen near the Microsoft office building in Beijing, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China on Monday for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomware and other illicit cyber operations.

Biden: 'Killing people' remark was call for big tech to act
President Joe Biden speaks about the economy and his infrastructure agenda in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 19th, 2021.

In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, a Microsoft computer is among items displayed at a Microsoft store in suburban Boston.

Microsoft Exchange email hack was caused by China, US says

That was fleeting: Twitter kills off ephemeral 'fleets'
Musk to opposing lawyer: 'I think you are a bad human being'
Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship
Minnesota among dozens of states targeting Google's app store in antitrust suit
Former President Donald Trump speaks at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Trump files lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Pentagon cancels disputed JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft
Amazon begins new chapter as Bezos hands over CEO role
Ransomware attack before holiday leaves companies scrambling
Ransomware attack before holiday leaves companies scrambling

Sun Country addressing system outage, some flight delays continue

Cosmic gulp: Astronomers see black hole swallow neutron star

Judge dismisses gov't antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

Ransomware gangs get paid off as officials struggle for fix

Experts say pandemic triggered global microchip shortage, revealed problem for the US

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident
Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album
Twins blow 4-run lead in 9th, lose to Detroit in 11

Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

Wisconsin judge to decide on charging police officer

Community groups checking on vulnerable Minnesotans during heat wave

Drought moves DNR to recommend water restrictions for more than 500 Minnesota cities