Published: Oct 12, 2021
Smartphones have become convenient places to store theater tickets, boarding passes, credit cards and even proof of vaccination. Now, after years of debate and testing, you may soon be able to carry digital versions of your drivers license on your phone, too.
Published: Oct 12, 2021
Over the summer, Frances Haugen called a friend to talk through the implications of her decision to reach out to a journalist and provide confidential documents she had gathered from inside Facebook.
Published: Oct 02, 2021
A Chula lecturer from the Faculty of Science has analyzed sugar and amino acid content in durian stems to indicate the age of the fruits before harvesting them to help growers identify the right products for distribution and export, and aims to develop a sensor to detect ripeness in all varieties of durians.
Published: Sep 30, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube is taking down several video channels associated with high-profile anti-vaccine activists including Joseph Mercola and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who experts say are partially responsible for helping seed the skepticism thats contributed to slowing vaccination rates across the country.
Published: Sep 26, 2021
Whether you ever thought about it or not, some of the biggest tech companies in the world are duking it out for a spot on your wrist. But should you actually offer it to Apple, Google or Samsung?
Published: Sep 22, 2021
With SpaceX now responsible for flying cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA is reorganizing to put a new emphasis on deep space, including setting up a new directorate to develop the technologies needed to pursue what would be some of the most ambitious missions NASA has ever attempted, including building a permanent presence on the moon and eventually Mars.
Published: Sep 19, 2021
The quartet of amateur astronauts onboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean Saturday evening, completing the first all-civilian mission to orbit the Earth and setting the stage for more privately funded missions to come.
Published: Sep 17, 2021
Facebook on Thursday announced a new enforcement policy for groups that coordinate online to spread misinformation, hate and "social harm" but do not violate traditional company standards against "inauthentic" content.
Published: Sep 16, 2021
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Four amateur astronauts lifted off from Kennedy Space Center here Wednesday evening, making history by becoming the first all-civilian crew to reach orbit in a fully commercial mission operated by Elon Musks SpaceX and paid for by a billionaire entrepreneur.
Published: Sep 14, 2021
None of the crew has ever been to space before. Not the spacecrafts commander, a high school dropout. Not the pilot of the mission. The medical officer is a childhood cancer survivor who has a prosthetic in her leg. The fourth crew member lucked into the seat after a friend backed out.
Published: Sep 05, 2021
An estimated 1.9 million children of the 9 million in the schoolgoing age could be categorised as poor and very poor, which is a very high proportion, the Equitable Education Fund (EEF) said, revealing data from January 2021.