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Hope probe: UAE launches historic first mission to Marsicon

Hope probe: UAE launches historic first mission to Mars

The probe starts its 500-million-km journey after taking off from the remote Tanegashima spaceport.

 
Geet: Indian TikTok star faces uncertain future after app banicon

Geet: Indian TikTok star faces uncertain future after app ban

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/07/2020

Geet, who has three channels, is among millions of Indians anguished over a ban on Chinese-made apps.

India bans TikTok, WeChat and dozens more Chinese appsicon

India bans TikTok, WeChat and dozens more Chinese apps

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/06/2020

The Indian government says it has banned 59 apps with links to China on national security grounds.

Could a boycott kill Facebook?icon

Could a boycott kill Facebook?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/06/2020

As Ford, Adidas, Microsoft and HP pause ads on the social network, should Facebook be worried?

Apple makes concessions to App Store developersicon

Apple makes concessions to App Store developers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/06/2020

The tech giant will approve bug fixes to disputed apps and let developers appeal against its rulings.

Japanese supercomputer, crowned world's fastest, is fighting coronavirusicon

Japanese supercomputer, crowned world's fastest, is fighting coronavirus

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/06/2020

The newly crowned Fugaku system is analysing droplet spread in offices and public transport.

US-China row moves underwater in cable tangleicon

US-China row moves underwater in cable tangle

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/06/2020

In another sign of growing tension, a high-speed internet cable looks set to be blocked by the US.

Facebook to let users turn off political advertsicon

Facebook to let users turn off political adverts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/06/2020

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says users will be able to turn off political adverts on the social network in the run-up to the 2020 US election.

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drugicon

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

SOCIETY
17/06/2020

Patients should be given the cheap drug without delay, after "fantastic" trial results, experts say.

PlayStation 5: Sony gives first look at the PS5 console and gamesicon

PlayStation 5: Sony gives first look at the PS5 console and games

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/06/2020

Dozens of games were teased including a return to the Spider-Man, Horizon and Gran Turismo franchises.

UAE Mars mission: Hope project a 'real step forward for exploration'icon

UAE Mars mission: Hope project a 'real step forward for exploration'

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/06/2020

The UAE's Hope project is hailed as a "real step forward" for space exploration in the Arab world.

Tesla battery supplier Catl says new design has one million-mile lifespanicon

Tesla battery supplier Catl says new design has one million-mile lifespan

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/06/2020

Battery-maker Catl says it is ready to make a product that could power a car over 1.2 million miles.

Zoom sees sales boom amid pandemicicon

Zoom sees sales boom amid pandemic

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/06/2020

The pandemic has opened up new opportunities for the video conference company.

Facebook's Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trumpicon

Facebook's Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/06/2020

Civil rights chiefs say they are "disappointed and stunned by Mark's incomprehensible explanations".

Apple and Google accelerate coronavirus contact tracing apps planicon

Apple and Google accelerate coronavirus contact tracing apps plan

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/04/2020

Tech giants add privacy protections to the contact-tracing scheme they are offering to public authorities.

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email appicon

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/04/2020

Researchers claim the sophistication of the hack makes it nearly undetectable to victims.

Coronavirus: Apple and France in stand-off over contact-tracing appicon

Coronavirus: Apple and France in stand-off over contact-tracing app

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/04/2020

France wants to run a contact-tracing app in the background on iPhones, without Apple's privacy scheme.

Coronavirus: Will Covid-19 speed up the use of robots to replace human workers?icon

Coronavirus: Will Covid-19 speed up the use of robots to replace human workers?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/04/2020

Robot workers can help us keep social distance but once machines take over it will be hard to go back.