Category: Technology

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...

Denmark, coronavirus, tests, robot

Denmark develops robot to conduct coronavirus tests

Story by AFP Danish researchers have developed a robot capable of carrying out COVID-19 screening tests, the University of Southern Denmark announced on Wednesday. Using...

Pakistan, militant-tracking system, coronavirus, COVID-19

Pakistan uses militant-tracking system to hunt coronavirus

Story by AFP Pakistan’s intelligence services are deploying secretive surveillance technology normally used to locate militants to instead track coronavirus...

Astronomers, birth, new planet, AB Aurigae

Astronomers discover potential evidence of birth of a new planet

Astronomers believe that they have found the first evidence of the birth of a new planet in the solar system. Researchers have spotted a dense disc of dust and gas...

Facebook, Amazon, wealth, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, pandemic, report

Facebook, Amazon chiefs witness increase in their wealth during pandemic: report

Story by AFP The fortunes of US billionaires rose 15 percent in the two months since the coronavirus pandemic hit, a study found, with Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and...

Apple, Google, digital contact tracing system

Apple, Google launch digital contact tracing system

Story by Reuters Tech giants Apple and Google have released an initial version of their software tool that will make it possible for 23 nations to release coronavirus...