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High-altitude balloon likely white object spotted over eastern NC

Have you noticed a white dot high in the sky? Many have reported seeing a white object across eastern North Carolina over the last few days.

Google announces North Carolina cloud engineering hub

Google has announced plans to create a hub in Durham for hundreds of engineers to work on its Google Cloud products.

Selena Gomez: Big Tech ‘cashing in from evil’

The singer told the leaders of Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube that they’ve allowed “people with hate in their hearts” to thrive and therefore “failed all the American people.”

Gmail, YouTube down briefly as Google suffers brief outage

Google users in the U.S., Europe, India and other parts of the world were briefly unable to access their Gmail accounts, watch YouTube videos or get to their online documents.

Despite promise, few in US adopting COVID-19 exposure apps

An Associated Press analysis finds that new smartphone technology for alerting people about possible exposure to the coronavirus has been slow to catch on.

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers.

Fortnite’s maker sues Apple and Google after the game was removed from both app stores

The maker of Fortnite is suing Apple and Google after the tech giants blocked the wildly popular online video game, which boasts hundreds of millions of registered players, from their app stores Thursday.

Google employees will work from home until summer 2021

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, will keep its employees working from home until at least June 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Was a COVID-19 tracking app secretly added to your smartphone?

Did Apple or Google just add a COVID-19 tracking app on your smartphone?

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Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations recommended for New Hanover County employees

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board is recommending COVID-19 vaccinations be mandatory for eligible New Hanover County employees.

Leland man charged with vandalizing Local’s Tavern

A man has been charged with vandalizing a Leland business over the weekend. 

City Council votes to permanently remove Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington

More than a year after the City of Wilmington removed two Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington, a decision has been made to not return them.

Multi-million dollar contract extended to preserve Wrightsville Beach Bridge

A preservation contract has been awarded to cover expenses to preserve the life of the South Banks Channel Bridge at Wrightsville Beach.