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Microsoft pledges to let EU users keep data inside bloc

Microsoft pledges to let EU users keep data inside bloc

UPDATED: 10:01 a.m.

Microsoft is pledging to let business and public sector customers in the European Union keep cloud computing data inside the 27-nation bloc to avert concerns about U.S. government access to sensitive information.

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Wine that went to space for sale with $1 million price tag

UPDATED: Tue., May 4, 2021

The wine is out of this world. The price is appropriately stratospheric. Christie’s said Tuesday it is selling a bottle of French wine that spent more than a year in orbit aboard the International Space Station. The auction house thinks a wine connoisseur might pay as much as $1 million to own it.

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Scientists: Up to 25,000 barrels at DDT dump site in Pacific

UPDATED: Tue., April 27, 2021

Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels that possibly contain DDT dumped off the Southern California coast near Catalina Island, where a massive underwater toxic waste site dating back to World War II has long been suspected.
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How long does protection from COVID-19 vaccines last?

UPDATED: Thu., April 22, 2021

Experts don't know yet because they're still studying vaccinated people to see when protection might wear off. How well the vaccines work against emerging variants will also determine if, when and how often additional shots might be needed.