Category: Technology

UAE, Mars mission, Mars

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

Story by Reuters The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars on Monday (July 20) as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities...

Ultra-black fish, fangtooth, scientists

Scientists unravel secrets of ultra-black fish swimming the deepest depths

Story by Reuters For fish inhabiting the immense darkness of the deep sea, being ultra-black offers great camouflage in a fish-eat-fish world. Scientists studying some...

Google, ads, conspiracy theory, coronavirus, covid-19

Google bans ads on coronavirus conspiracy theory content

Story by Reuters Alphabet Inc’s Google said on July 17 it would prohibit websites and apps that use its advertising technology from running ads on “dangerous...

China, Huawei, ban, Huawei ban UK

China says it will act to protect its interests after UK Huawei ban

Story by Reuters China said on July 15 it will take all necessary measures to safeguard its interests following Britain’s decision to purge all Huawei Technologies Co...

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...