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3M ramps up N95 production amid shortage; surges prompt new orders in states

Manufacturer 3M said it's increasing production of N95 respirator masks as the United States experiences a shortage amid a surge of COVID-19 cases.

Apple likely to announce Macs with firm’s own silicon chips at Nov. 10 event

Apple announced Monday it will hold a digital event Nov. 10, at which the company is expected to announce its first Mac computers to switch to Apple silicon chips from the Intel processors that it has used since 2005.

2 U.S. vaccine trials to resume after pauses

Vaccine trials will resume in the United States for two late-stage COVID-19 medications in production by drugmakers AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, both of which were halted after participants became ill.

Facebook updates hate speech policy to ban Holocaust denial

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that the company will update its hate speech policy to ban Holocaust denial.

John McAfee indicted for tax evasion

Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment on Monday charging anti-virus software creator John McAfee with tax evasion and willful failure to file tax returns.