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The Vietnam Post has piloted the Post Smart automatic delivery cabinet model in 40 post offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from July as part of efforts to minimise the risk of COVID-19 spreading.

One more big player joins Make in Vietnam security camera market

Unlike other services, this is the only security camera solution in the market with camera, internet service and cloud system provided by one supplier.

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.

Climate change: Summers could become 'too hot for humans'

Rising global temperatures could see summers that are too hot to work in.

Facebook bans 'violent' Boogaloo-linked network

Facebook says it has removed and banned hundreds of accounts connected to a "violent" and "anti-government" US movement.

 

Geet: Indian TikTok star faces uncertain future after app ban

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 apps

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

Could a boycott kill Facebook?

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

Apple makes concessions to App Store developers

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 coronavirus

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

US-China row moves underwater in cable tangle

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 adverts

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 drug

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 games

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'

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 lifespan

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 pandemic

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

Facebook's Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

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

Apple and Google accelerate coronavirus contact tracing apps plan

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

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app

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