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NASA finds Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 on Moon Surface

NASA finds Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 on Moon Surface

Nasa says one of its satellites has found the debris of India’s Moon rover which crashed on the lunar surface in September. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 3, 2019  1:00 pm
Facebook and Instagram down

Facebook and Instagram down

Facebook and Instagram are experiencing outages on Thursday, leaving some users around the world unable to post photos or answer messages on the platforms. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 28, 2019  11:13 pm
Twitter prepares for huge cull of inactive users

Twitter prepares for huge cull of inactive users

Twitter will begin deleting accounts that have been inactive for more than six months, unless they log in before an 11 December deadline. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 27, 2019  3:59 pm
Feds blame distracted test driver in Uber self-driving car death

Feds blame distracted test driver in Uber self-driving car death

A federal investigation into a fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car concluded the probable cause was a safety driver distracted by their phone. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 20, 2019  3:32 pm
Google in talks to move into banking

Google in talks to move into banking

Google has become the latest big tech firm to move into banking by offering current accounts. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 14, 2019  2:07 pm
Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has unveiled the world’s first mainstream handset to feature a 108 megapixel camera. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2019  12:58 pm
PUBG-rival Apex Legends is coming to mobile next year

PUBG-rival Apex Legends is coming to mobile next year

Electronic Arts’ battle royale game, Apex Legends, is coming to mobile platform next year. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 1, 2019  11:23 am
Hooked on the internet, South Korean teens go into digital rehab

Hooked on the internet, South Korean teens go into digital rehab

South Korea is one of the most wired countries in the world. But that level of connectivity is a double-edged sword in a society that some experts say is becoming increasingly addicted to the Internet and where 95% of adults own a smartphone. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 21, 2019  12:46 pm
League of Legends is coming to mobiles, consoles in 2020

League of Legends is coming to mobiles, consoles in 2020

After a decade of being available exclusively to PC gamers, the cult multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, League of Legends, is finally coming to smartphones and gaming consoles. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 18, 2019  5:38 pm
Payments giants abandon Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Payments giants abandon Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Mastercard, Visa, eBay and payments firm Stripe have pulled out of Facebook’s embattled cryptocurrency project, Libra. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 12, 2019  1:35 pm
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on lithium ion batteries

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on lithium ion batteries

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for their research in improving battery technology. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 10, 2019  12:44 pm
Sony’s PlayStation 5 launch set for late 2020

Sony’s PlayStation 5 launch set for late 2020

Sony said on Tuesday its next-generation PlayStation 5 console, with new immersive features giving players the tactile experience of virtual worlds, would launch for the 2020 holiday season. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 9, 2019  4:54 pm
Microsoft bets on foldable, though not bendable, devices

Microsoft bets on foldable, though not bendable, devices

Microsoft has unveiled two folding devices, with dual touch screens, which it says will create a new category in mobile computing. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 3, 2019  1:19 pm
Notorious GandCrab hacker group ‘returns from retirement’

Notorious GandCrab hacker group ‘returns from retirement’

An infamous hacker group that was thought to have disbanded appears to be behind a wave of new attacks being carried out across the world. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 25, 2019  1:23 pm
Call of Duty: Mobile launches on October 1, takes on PUBG Mobile

Call of Duty: Mobile launches on October 1, takes on PUBG Mobile

Call of Duty: Mobile will roll out for Android and iOS platforms on October 1. The free-to-play mobile game will have all the important features of the main version and will offer new maps, characters and a PUBG Mobile-like Battle Royale mode. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 19, 2019  3:43 pm
India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows

India has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 19, 2019  11:46 am
Apple recalls older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro over fire risk

Apple recalls older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro over fire risk

Apple is recalling some older-generation 15-inch MacBook Pros over batteries that could catch fire, the company announced Thursday. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 12, 2019  4:44 pm
iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max announced with a triple-camera system

iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max announced with a triple-camera system

Apple has announced its next-generation iPhones: the 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro and 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max. Despite the number change, the two phones look pretty similar to last year’s iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max but with one major change: a third rear camera. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 11, 2019  9:46 am
Apple slams Google for ‘stoking fear’ among iPhone users

Apple slams Google for ‘stoking fear’ among iPhone users

Google’s reporting of a major iOS security vulnerability has been criticised by Apple, which says its rival had exaggerated the impact of the situation. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 10, 2019  12:26 pm
YouTube fined $170m in US over children’s privacy violation

YouTube fined $170m in US over children’s privacy violation

YouTube has been fined a record $170m (£139m) by a US regulator for violating children’s privacy laws. MORE..

(0) Comments | September 4, 2019  8:06 pm
Apple apologises for listening to Siri conversations

Apple apologises for listening to Siri conversations

Apple has apologised for its digital assistant Siri sharing some of what it heard with quality control workers as it unveiled new rules for handling data from conversations. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 30, 2019  1:35 pm
The robo racing cars accelerating driverless tech

The robo racing cars accelerating driverless tech

Johannes Betz is not your typical racing car driver. For a start, he doesn’t get in the vehicle - it’s driverless. As a post-doctoral researcher, he is in charge of the Technical University of Munich’s entry in the Roborace motorsport competition, now in its first competitive season. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 27, 2019  4:36 pm
Russia launches life-sized robot into space

Russia launches life-sized robot into space

Russia has launched a rocket carrying a life-sized robot to the International Space Station (ISS). MORE..

(0) Comments | August 22, 2019  4:48 pm
Facebook and Twitter accuse China of spreading disinformation in Hong Kong

Facebook and Twitter accuse China of spreading disinformation in Hong Kong

cChina has adopted Russia’s playbook for spreading disinformation on Facebook and Twitter, deploying those tactics in its increasingly heated information war over the protests that have convulsed Hong Kong. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 20, 2019  12:33 pm
Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned (FB.O) photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform. MORE..

(0) Comments | August 16, 2019  1:02 pm