Category: Technology

Bill Gates, Hoax, vaccine, microchip, Bill Gates microchip vaccine

Hoax about Bill Gates’ plan to ‘microchip the vaccine’ circulates online

Story by AFP Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times claim that Bill Gates’ “ultimate goal” is to “microchip the [COVID-19] vaccine” to create...

Black hole, mystery object, EGO

‘Mystery object’ in space may be smallest black hole

Story by AFP A mysterious object roughly 800 million light years from Earth detected using gravitational wave sensors is either one of the smallest black holes or one of...

China, satellite, GPS

China launches final satellite to complete rival to GPS

Story by AFP China on June 23 launched the final satellite in its homegrown geolocation system designed to rival the US GPS network, marking a major step in its race for...

Robots, coronavirus, COVID-19

Robots: allies during virus crisis, enemies later?

Story by AFP When human contact needs to be kept to a minimum, robots can save lives and factories. But when the coronavirus crisis is over, will they amplify job...

Facebook, revenue, Australia, media, advertising

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Story by AFP Facebook on Monday rejected calls from the Australian government and news companies that it share advertising revenue with the media, suggesting it would...

Zoom, China, online activist meetings

Zoom accedes to Chinese demands to shutter online activist meetings

Story by AFP Zoom said it acceded to Chinese government demands that it close accounts of US and Hong Kong activists who gathered on the popular chat app to mark the...

Sony, PlayStation 5

Sony unveils PlayStation 5

Story by AFP Sony on June 12 unveiled a host of titles for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console along with a look with what the slated for a release later this year will...

Chinese, short video, app makers, TikTok, Zynn

Chinese short video app makers take rivalry overseas

Story by AFP Chinese short video app makers have taken their rivalry overseas, with TikTok facing stiff competition from a newcomer that has surged in popularity abroad...

Singapore, wearing, virus, device, coronavirus

Singapore mulls issuing wearable virus-tracing device for all citizens

Story by Reuters City state Singapore is mulling to give a earable device to all of its citizens which will allow them to know that if they have interacted with carriers...

Coroavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, laptops, Dell

Coronavirus to push enterprises from desktops to laptops: Dell

The Covid-19 pandemic is moving organisations away from desktops to laptops across the world. Vivekanand Manjeri, Brand Director, Client Solutions...