A spacecraft built and flown by Texas-based company Intuitive Machines landed near the south pole of the moon on Thursday, the first U.S. touchdown on the lunar surface in more than half a century and the first ever achieved by the private sector. MORE..
If your iPhone gets wet don’t dry it in a bag of rice, Apple has advised. MORE..
The first human patient implanted with a brain-chip from Neuralink appears to have fully recovered and is able to control a computer mouse using their thoughts, the startup’s founder Elon Musk said late on Monday. MORE..
The European Union will investigate whether ByteDance’s TikTok breached online content rules aimed at protecting children and ensuring transparent advertising, an official said on Monday, putting the social media platform at risk of a hefty fine. MORE..
Artificial intelligence leader OpenAI introduced a new AI model called Sora which it claims can create “realistic” and “imaginative” 60-second videos from quick text prompts. MORE..
Japan’s space agency says its new flagship H3 rocket will have a second test flight on Saturday, two days later than an initially planned liftoff that was postponed due to a bad weather forecast at the launch site in southwestern Japan. MORE..
The CEO of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI said Tuesday that the dangers that keep him awake at night regarding artificial intelligence are the “very subtle societal misalignments” that could make the systems wreak havoc. MORE..
Jeff Bezos filed a statement with federal regulators indicating his sale of nearly 12 million shares of Amazon stock worth more than $2 billion. MORE..
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Apple, opens new tab of overpaying Chief Executive Tim Cook and other top executives by tens of millions of dollars by miscalculating the value of performance-based stock awards. MORE..
The owner of Yandex, often referred to as “Russia’s Google”, has said it will pull out of its country of origin. MORE..
Google Doodle celebrates Sri Lanka Independence Day 2024 today. Independence Day of Sri Lanka is a national holiday in the South Asian island country that commemorates Sri Lanka’s 76th political independence from British rule on February 4, 1948. MORE..
U.S. senators on Wednesday grilled leaders of the biggest social media companies and said Congress must quickly pass legislation, as one lawmaker accused the companies of having “blood on their hands” for failing to protect children from escalating threats of sexual predation on their platforms. MORE..
A Delaware judge tossed out Elon Musk’s record-breaking $56 billion Tesla (TSLA.O) pay package on Tuesday, calling the compensation granted by the EV maker’s board “an unfathomable sum” that was unfair to shareholders. MORE..
The first human patient has received an implant from brain-chip startup Neuralink on Sunday and is recovering well, the company’s billionaire founder Elon Musk said. MORE.
The estate of George Carlin is suing the media company behind a fake hourlong comedy special that purportedly uses artificial intelligence to recreate the late standup comic’s style and material. MORE..
Tesla has told suppliers it wants to start production of a new mass market electric vehicle codenamed “Redwood” in mid-2025, according to four people familiar with the matter, with two of them describing the model as a compact crossover. MORE..
Japan’s Sony Group scrapped plans on Monday for a $10 billion (roughly Rs. 83,098 crore) merger of its Indian unit with Zee Entertainment, ending a deal that could have created one of the South Asian nation’s biggest TV broadcasters. MORE..
Japan on Saturday became the fifth country to put a spacecraft on the moon, but solar power issues threatened to cut short the nation’s mission to prove a “precision” landing technology and revitalise a space programme that has suffered setbacks. MORE..
After soaring hundreds of thousands of miles through space and battling a propellant issue that dashed its plans, the Peregrine lunar lander has likely met its fiery end. MORE..
Japan aims to become the fifth country to put a spacecraft on the moon when it attempts a precision landing on Friday, in what would be a boost for a space programme that has suffered a wave of setbacks and been eclipsed by rival China. MORE..
A Chinese company has developed a new nuclear battery that could keep your phone running for 50 years without charging. MORE..
Apple now has the lion’s share of the global smartphone market, knocking Samsung off the top spot for the first time in 12 years. MORE..
Google is laying off hundreds of employees in its advertising sales team, the Alphabet-owned company said on Tuesday, marking the latest cuts at the search giant. MORE..
Apple is offering rare discounts on its iPhones in China, cutting retail prices by as much as 500 yuan ($70) amid growing competitive pressure in the world’s biggest smartphone market. MORE..