Category: Tech

Facebook, removes, Christchurch, mosque attack, videos

Facebook removes 1,15,0000 Christchurch mosque attack videos

Facebook says it removed a staggering 1.5 million videos showing harrowing viral footage of the Christchurch mosque rampage but criticism of social media giants for...

China, US, artificial intelligence, researchers

China is overtaking US in artificial intelligence: researchers

China is poised to overtake the United States in artificial intelligence with a surge in academic research on the key technology, an analysis published Wednesday showed....

Wireless headphones, Airpods, cancer

Wireless headphones, Airpods ‘pose cancer risk’, scientists warn

NEW YORK: A group of 250 experts have signed a petition to the United Nations and World Health Organisation (WHO) expressing ‘serious concern’ about the risks of...

Artificial intelligence, future, music

Will artificial intelligence be the future of music?

They may never be able to fill a stadium for a rock concert, but computers are making inroads in the music industry, capable of producing songs — and convincingly...

Artificial rain, Pakistan, climate change, south korea, china

Pakistan’s ‘friendly neighbour’ is switching to create artificial rain, here’s why

Amid growing climate changes affecting jeopardizing human lives and the world weather, China and South Korea in a joint project, have planned to create their own...

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...