By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google announced Wednesday it was contributing more than $29 million to a newly formed group that has the goal of combatting misinformation and fake news online.The multimillion-dollar commitment comes as tech... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Jesuit Conference of U.S. and Canada, an order of the Catholic Church, announced the goal of raising $100 million to benefit the descendants of enslaved people historically owned and sold by Jesuits.The... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google announced a series of steps it was taking to support a more equitable and efficient rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, including grants totaling $150 million, updates to its Maps software and offering... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, President-elect Biden's nominee to be the next defense secretary, pledged to Congress Tuesday that he will maintain civilian control after concerns had been raised that the nomination of... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After news broke earlier this week of a promising development in a COVID-19 vaccine, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Thursday it would commit an additional $70 million to make sure vaccines... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Google has announced a $1 billion investment over three years to start paying news publishers for content and to support the launch of a new product dubbed the "Google News Showcase."Sundar... Read More.
BY: SHANNON MCLELLAN(HOUSTON) -- It's one small step for a woman, one giant leap for womankind.NASA gave an official update to their Artemis Plan this week, stating that they will land the first woman on the moon in... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares for the final night of the Democratic National Convention, his campaign's communications director, Kate Bedingfield, promised Biden would put a premium on "transparent, open" communication with the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple announced an ambitious pledge Tuesday -- unveiling a plan to make all the company's supply chains and products entirely carbon neutral by 2030."Businesses have a profound opportunity to help build... Read More.