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Huawei's kit removed from emergency services 4G network Huawei's kit removed from police network

The Emergency Services Network (ESN) was originally due to be completed by the end of 2019


‘Apple risks iPhone ban in Germany’ ‘Apple risks iPhone ban in Germany’

A German court found in favour of US chipmaker Qualcomm in a patent dispute case against Apple, which could lead to a ban on sales of iPhones


China launches experimental satellite for broadband communication China launches experimental satellite for broadband communication

A Long March-11 rocket carrying the experimental satellite blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 7:51 a.m


NASA’s InSight lander places first Instrument on Mars NASA’s InSight lander places first Instrument on Mars

New images from the lander showed the seismometer on the ground, its copper-colored covering faintly illuminated in the Martian dusk


Fortnite teen hackers 'earning thousands of pounds a week'

Fortnite teen hackers 'earning thousands'

Fortnite is free to play but is estimated to have made more than £1bn through the sale of "skins", which change the look of a character


Facebook sued by top prosecutor over Cambridge Analytica Facebook sued over Cambridge Analytica

The action adds to a number of regulatory investigations, following a year of privacy and security missteps


3 astronauts return from International Space Station 3 astronauts return from International Space Station

The trio has spent 197 days in space


Huawei to invest $ 2bn on security center, software Huawei to invest $ 2bn on security center, software

Huawei has plan to invest $ 2 billion to launch security center and improve software engineering as part of its effort to secure cyber space


Dream of augmented humans endures, despite skeptics Dream of augmented humans endures, despite skeptics

But many scientists insist that some problems are not so easily solved


Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

  Google and Facebook have agreed to pay $455,000 to settle allegations that they failed to keep…


Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

At this rate, the Saturn’s rings are likely to disappear in the next 100 million years


New mobile phone detection cameras target dangerous Aussie drivers New mobile phone detection cameras target dangerous Aussie drivers

Australian company Acusensus has been selected to implement the systems for a further trial period for three months


Teletalk rolls out 4G service in capital Teletalk rolls out 4G service in capital

To activate the 4G service, customers will have to write ‘4G’ and send it to ‘111’ number


Google not to offer controversial face recognition technology Google not to offer controversial face recognition technology

Microsoft is one of several companies playing a leading role in developing facial recognition technology


Exceptionally preserved 4,400-year-old tomb uncovered in Egypt Exceptionally preserved 4,400-year-old tomb uncovered in Egypt

Three of those tombs contained mummified cats and scarabs


Japan plans tighter regulation of tech giants Japan plans tighter regulation of tech giants

The government has now issued a report based on expert opinion that urges new regulatory oversight plans by next year


Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

The problem comes in a year fraught with privacy scandals and other problems for the world's biggest social network


Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves

Officers in New Jersey are planting dummy boxes fitted with GPS trackers, coupled with hidden doorbell cameras


Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time

No spacecraft with people on board has taken off from US soil since the American space shuttle program ended, as scheduled, seven years ago


Google chief trusts AI makers to regulate the technology Google chief trusts AI makers to regulate the technology

Pichai said worries about harmful uses of AI are "very legitimate" but that the industry should be trusted to regulate its use


Virgin Galactic’s new flight test to soar closer to edge of space Virgin Galactic’s new flight test to soar closer to edge of space

The U.S. company run by British tycoon Richard Branson is aiming to be the first to take tourists on brief trips into microgravity.


Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies

Evelyn Berezin called the device the Data Secretary when, in 1971, her company Redactron launched the product


Robot shown on Russian TV revealed to be man in costume Robot shown on Russian TV revealed to be man in costume

But images shared online from backstage at the event clearly showed a human inside a robot outfit, through a gap between a bodysuit and a headpiece


Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras Huawei and Samsung reveal hole-punch phones

The screens of the Samsung A8s and Huawei Honor View20 both feature a small circular space for the component


CEO says Google has checks and balances against bias CEO says Google has checks and balances against bias

Pichai also said privacy and security are essential parts of Google's mission


NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

Humans can now hear the haunting, low rumble of wind on Mars for the first time, after NASA's InSight…


'Digital museum' brings millions of fossils out of the dark 'Digital museum' brings millions of fossils out of the dark

Items on public display in museums represent only a tiny fraction of the collections stored away in drawers


Huawei’s new AI app enriches story time for deaf children Huawei’s new AI app enriches story time for deaf children

StorySign "allows parents and children to learn to sign and read together, at their own pace," Huawei said in a statement


Nasa's InSight probe listens to Martian winds Nasa probe listens to Martian winds

Scientists estimate the air was moving at between five and seven metres per second, from the north-west to the south-east


Google adds Smart Reply to Hangouts Chat Google adds Smart Reply to Hangouts Chat

Google is shutting down Allo and will take Hangouts to the next level


China launches rover to land on far side of the moon China launches rover to land on far side of the moon

No lander or rover has ever touched the surface there, positioning China as the first nation to explore the area


Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg's exposed emails Facebook defends Zuckerberg's exposed emails

The main thrust of its defence is that the emails had been "cherry-picked" to paint a "false" picture of what really happened


Facebook accused of giving access to users' data Facebook accused of giving access to users' data

The social media behemoth launched a public campaign in 2014 aimed at easing user concerns about data breaches


SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

After separating from the second stage, and firing its engines to return to Earth, a video camera on board showed the first stage spinning


First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday


Google's popular messaging app, Hangouts, to shut down for users by 2020 Google's popular messaging app, Hangouts, to shut down for users by 2020

Hangouts was launched as a replacement for Gchat in 2013 by the tech titan but has been losing features in recent years


Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment? Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

The young scientist, He Jiankui, saw the power of this tool, called CRISPR, to transform not only genes, but also his own career


The empire strikes back: Microsoft returns to the top of the world The empire strikes back: Microsoft returns to the top of the world

Microsoft regained its title as the world’s most valuable company when it closed at a higher market value than Apple for the first time since 2010


NASA’s Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle NASA’s Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

InSight was engineered to operate on a surface with an inclination up to 15 degrees

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