After a seven-month, 300m-mile journey, Nasa’s Mars InSight probe has reached its destination and touched down near the red planet’s equator. MORE..
Tumblr says that child pornography was the reason for its app’s sudden disappearance from the iOS App Store. MORE..
A survey conducted by Cable.co.uk has revealed that Sri Lanka provides the cheapest fixed broadband in Asia while only coming in second globally. MORE..
Uber is seeking permission from the state of Pennsylvania to resume testing its self-driving cars on public roads more than seven months after a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona. MORE..
Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company’s treatment of women. MORE..
Apple is looking into its Apple Watch supply chain after a report was published last week claiming its manufacturer relied on student interns to complete the devices, according to the Financial Times. MORE..
Facebook has said that 8.7 million images of child nudity were removed by its moderators in just three months. MORE..
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world’s biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, Reuters reports, citing a statement from his family. MORE..
Microsoft pumped the brakes on its rollout of the latest version of its Windows 10operating system, after users reported the recent update deleted files on their computers. MORE..
Two researchers from the US and Japan have won the Nobel Prize in medicine for discoveries that have revolutionised cancer care, turning the body’s immune system loose to fight tumours in an approach credited with saving an untold number of lives. MORE..
Facebook has said “almost 50 million” of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. MORE..
Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned from the photo-sharing company today. MORE..
Jeff Bezos – founder of Amazon, the wealthiest person in modern history, world’s first centi-billionaire, founder of Blue Origin, owner of Washington Post. In short, 54-year-old Bezos has achieved everything a man dreams of. MORE..
Creator of open-source software Linux, Linus Torvalds, is taking time off and apologizing for his “unprofessional and uncalled for” behavior, Torvalds said in an email to members of the Linux community Sunday. MORE..
Artificial intelligence will widen the chasm that already separates the rich and the poor, warns a former Microsoft and Google executive. MORE..
A machine-learning study that analysed hundreds of thousands of earthquakes beat the standard method at predicting the location of aftershocks. MORE..
There are now as many internet users in China as there are people in the US, Indonesia and Brazil combined. And two in five Chinese are still offline. MORE..
Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. MORE..