Category: Tech

Robo-journalism, traction, media landscape

Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media...

Chimps, cultural diversity, humans, study

Chimps’ cultural diversity threatened by humans, study says

Like humans, chimpanzees are culturally diverse but those differences are being eroded by human incursion, international researchers say in a groundbreaking study...

NASA, images, supersonic, shockwaves

NASA captures unprecedented images of supersonic shockwaves

NASA has captured unprecedented photos of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft, part of its research into developing planes that can fly faster...

Propaganda, China, Communist Party, tech upgrade

Propaganda 2.0: Chinese Communist Party’s message gets tech upgrade

BEIJING: In a bright red office in south Beijing, some of China’s most studious Communist Party members are gathered around their smartphones. The focus of their...

SpaceX, capsule, astronauts, orbit, NASA

SpaceX launches capsule capable of putting astronauts into orbit

WASHINGTON: A SpaceX rocket with a newly designed unmanned crew capsule blasted off on Saturday for the International Space Station, in a key milestone for Elon Musk’s...

Facebook, sue, fake accounts, followers

Facebook sues over sales of fake accounts, likes and followers

CALIFORNIA: Facebook Inc said on Friday that it filed a lawsuit along with Instagram in U.S. federal court against four companies and three people based in the...

Pakistan, tribal districts, 3G, 4G

Pakistan’s tribal districts to get 3G/4G technology

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to introduce 3G/4G technology in tribal districts. Talking to newsmen in Peshawar today, Advisor to Chief...

Internet, Warning, attacks, internet infrastructure

Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet’s address keeper warned Friday. The...