The US space agency NASA on Monday released the first audio from Mars, a faint crackling recording of a gust of wind captured by the Perseverance rover. MORE..
WhatsApp is pushing ahead with controversial changes to its terms of service, but altering the way it notifies users following a backlash. MORE..
Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets. The announcement is a response to proposed legislation in Australia that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content. MORE..
In another major cyberattack, an online hacking forum has claimed that it has leaked over 300 million emails and passwords. MORE..
A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. MORE..
Almost a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Facebook is taking its strictest stance yet against vaccine misinformation by banning it entirely. The ban won’t just apply to Covid-19 vaccine misinformation. MORE..
Microsoft said on Wednesday it supports Australia’s plans to make the biggest digital platforms pay for news and would help small businesses transfer their advertising to Bing if Google quits the country. MORE..
Donald Trump has been suspended from Twitter and Facebook after tweeting to supporters who attacked the US Capitol. MORE..
After various reports claimed that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma may have gone missing, CNBC, citing a person familiar with the matter, reported on Wednesday that the Alibaba founder has been lying low for the time being. MORE..
Chinese tech giant Alibaba is being investigated by regulators over monopolistic practices. MORE..
For the first time in more than four decades, humanity has brought moon rocks down to Earth. MORE..
Gmail, YouTube and Google Docs seem to down be down for users in Sri Lanka as well as across the world. Google’s online services within G Suite like Google Meets are unable to load. MORE..
In what seems to be a cross-platform issue, both Facebook Messenger and Instagram users are reporting glitches with their apps. But, the Mark Zuckerberg-owned enterprise, which is currently in the throws of two massive anti-trust lawsuits in the US, has no update on what’s wrong. MORE..
On December 21, a bright object will appear in the night’s sky. Astronomers have dubbed it the ‘Christmas Star’ due to it appearing over the festive season. MORE..
China has removed 105 apps including that of U.S. travel firm TripAdvisor Inc from app stores in the country, under a new campaign to cleanse stores of apps it deems spread content related to pornography, prostitution, gambling and violence. MORE..
A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon’s surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar rocks back to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government said, adding to a string of successes for Beijing’s increasingly ambitious space program. MORE..
India banned another 43 Chinese apps including some of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s key shopping services, expanding its mobile blacklist to more than 200 applications. MORE..
Facebook and Twitter’s chief executives have been challenged over their handling of the US election in their latest appearance before the US Senate. MORE..