Artificial intelligence in medicine: The computer knows what you need

Nowadays, artificial intelligence is driving advances in medical technology. Its applications are diverse. AI can sniff out diseases, give therapy and do much more. DW looks into how the tech is being used. Everybody makes...

Apple iPhone sales fears rock Wall Street

Apple shares sank by 5% on Monday, dragging down US markets and wiping more than $40bn (£31bn; €35bn) off the tech giant's market value. The fall followed a profit warning from some of the firm's...

Will Lebanon join the 4th revolution or be left behind

While technology can vary to a wide range of application, from 3D printing to Genome-Editing technologies, the general public will be directly affected in the short term by Data collection and exploration, Artificial Intelligence...

Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

By Padraig Belton Technology of Business reporter Concern is mounting over the volume of plastics in our oceans and, in particular, how tiny particles of plastic and other synthetic materials are infiltrating every part of...

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

By Roger Harrabin -BBC environment analyst With her daughter and baby son, Kati Rossi is prowling a suburb of Helsinki in the hunt for a second-hand bookshelf. Across the road looms a Swedish furniture giant, but...

The Earth’s ozone layer is healing, UN says

The Week Experts predict the man-made hole in our planet’s protective shield will disappear by 2060 Is our planet really round? The ozone layer, which protects Earth from ultraviolet radiation, is healing from man-made damage, according to...

How were the pyramids built?

The Week New discovery hints at much quicker construction process than previously thought It is a question that has puzzled historians and archeologists for centuries: exactly how Ancient Egyptians created the pyramids more than 4,500 years...

Japanese Cosmetics Company Discovers Stress Smells Like Onions

Oh so that's what that is. By Kelsey Lark - JST We all know that onions make you cry, but did you know that stress makes you smell like onions? That’s what researchers at the global cosmetics...

Roscosmos, NASA to Adjust ISS Program to Fit With Lunar Missions – Rogozin

Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos, along with NASA, may revise the logic of experiments conducted on the International Space Station (ISS) so that their results could be used during exploration of the Moon, Roscosmos...

How can we stop being cyber idiots?

By Mark Ward & Matthew Wall Technology of Business, BBC News Humans are often the weakest link in the chain when it comes to computer security. So how can we stop doing silly things that...

Apple falls below $1tn despite revenue and profit rise

Apple briefly lost its $1tn valuation on Thursday when its shares fell 7% in after-hours trading despite posting record results. The tech giant's strategy of charging more for its phones has paid off, with revenues...

US senators demand probe into China’s alleged hacking of tech giants’ supply chains

Owen Churchill -  South  China Morning Post The senators want closed-door hearings to verify a media report about ‘the potential cybersecurity and supply chain threat’ The FBI and US Homeland Security are ‘processing the request’ US...

Google staff walk out over women’s treatment

Dave Lee North America technology reporter Staff at Google offices around the world are set to stage an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women. The employees will demand several key...

Samsung slashes capex, warns of lower profit in future after record third quarter

Reuters SEOUL: Samsung Electronics slashed 2018 capex by more than a quarter on Wednesday and warned of lower profit until early next year, calling an end to a two-year boom in memory chips that fueled...

Google CEO reveals 48 employees were fired for sexual misconduct

By Nicole Darrah-Fox News Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday sent an email to company employees admitting Google fired 48 people, including management, for sexual harassment in the last two years. The email, provided to Fox...

Kurtis Baute: Scientist leaves airtight dome after 15 hours

A self-styled "whimsical scientist" who locked himself in an airtight dome with 200 plants to raise awareness of climate change has ended his experiment. Canadian Kurtis Baute entered the 3m (10ft) by 3m cube -...

HTC sells its first blockchain phone for 0.15 bitcoin, about the same price as...

Zheping Huang – South  China Morning Post Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has set the price for its first blockchain-powered handset in cryptocurrencies, making it the first big name in the industry to accept only digital...

World’s longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and connects Hong Kong to Macau...

Digital revolution slipping further away from billions of the globe’s poorest, data shows

 The Guardian The rate at which the world is getting online has dropped since 2015. Data from the UN shows that women and the rural poor are the ones missing out The growth of internet access...

World’s longest bridge linking HK to Macau, Zhuhai set to open

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to cross the bridge in his limousine on October 23, with high security set up at both ends of the journey By Frank Chen –Asia Times Chinese President Xi...