German-engineered emotion-sensing robot heads to space

DW-CIMON, equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors, has become the latest artificial intelligence-powered astronaut launched into orbit. Its mission: to safeguard the mental health of its human companions. The artificial intelligence-powered astronaut CIMON made way for...

Thanks but no thanks: Indian space chief rebuffs claims it was NASA who ‘found’...

RT -The head of India’s space agency says the wreckage of its lunar lander and rover was actually located several months before NASA announced it found it. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief, Kailasavadivoo...

Economic ‘carpet bombing’: Huawei looks to reverse FCC order barring US companies from using...

RT-Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a complaint seeking to overturn an FCC ruling that bans American firms from using an $8.5 billion federal fund to buy electronics from the company, dubbing it a...

Huawei moves to overturn ‘unlawful’ US subsidy ban

AFP-Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said on Thursday it has petitioned a US court to overturn a ban that prevents carriers in rural America from buying the firm's equipment by tapping an $8.5-billion federal fund. Huawei's...

SMAC in the DARQ: the tech trends shaping 2020

AFP-In 2020, will the wow factor return to consumer hardware? Will blockchain and 5G punch into the mainstream? Or will the world unify against Big Tech's privacy-busting, tax-avoiding practices? AFP looks at five themes shaping...

Thinking of Buying a 4K TV? Here’s What You Should Know

By Patrick Lucas Austin - Time Happy holidays! With Thanksgiving out of the way, holiday deals abounding, and your guests’ desire to watch Thursday’s NFL games finally satisfied, now might be the right time...

Pompeo calls Samsung ‘legitimate’ substitute for Huawei, ZTE in 5G infrastructure project

The Korea  Times-U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that Samsung is a "legitimate" substitute to Chinese companies in building 5G networks across the European Union. Pompeo made the case in an op-ed in...

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou ‘no longer afraid of the unknown’

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou published a letter she had written on the one-year anniversary of her arrest in Canada, in which she said she was "no longer afraid of the unknown" despite...

Cyprus-Based ‘Israeli Surveillance Van’ to Undergo In-Depth Probe Over Spy Scandal

Sputnik.com The van that first came to light in August is alleged to have been intercepting private messages on a variety of platforms, like Facebook and WhatsApp, with the owner arguing it's just a matter...

New Pokemon games sell record-breaking 1.37 mil copies in 3 days

OSAKA  - Japan Today Two new Pokemon video games sold around 1.37 million copies in Japan within the first three days of their release, a record for any title developed for Nintendo Co's Switch console,...

Google latest tech giant to crack down on political ads as pressure on Facebook...

Google to bar political advertisers from targeting voters based on affiliation and tighten ban on ‘demonstrably false claims’ Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco -  The Guardian Google plans to ‘clarify’ its ad policies around false...

How the US and EU could facilitate a free internet for Iran

Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, tweeted that the United States and EU could "turn the internet on" for Iran after the regime shut it down during protests against fuel price hikes. Here's...

Listen to Alien-Like Howl of Earth’s Magnetic Field in Unique Solar Storm Recording

The ‘song’, created by waves generated when Earth’s magnetic field reacts to solar interference, was recorded by European Space Agency Cluster II mission probes. For the first time ever, the ‘sound’ made by electrically charged...

Russia to Fulfill Contract on Delivering S-400 Systems to India in 2025 – Rostec...

DUBAI (Sputnik) - Under the contract, signed in 2018, Russia should deliver five S-400 systems worth over $5 billion to India. Russia will fulfill its contract on delivering S-400 missile systems to India in 2025...

Qatar Airways signs $4 billion CFM engine order

Qatar Airways has placed a $4 billion jet engine order with CFM International to power its 50 Airbus A321neos, Reuters reported. CFM, owned by General Electric GE. and France’s Safran (SAF.PA), will supply LEAP-1A engines...

Facebook Removes 5.4 Billion Fake Accounts

"We have improved our ability to detect and block attempts to create fake, abusive accounts," the internet firm said in its latest transparency report. Agence France-Presse Overall request by governments for Facebook user data rose...

Japan to introduce bill to ensure fair online business competition

 Japan Today -TOKYO The Japanese government on Tuesday decided on an outline of new laws that would tighten controls on U.S. digital giants and other online businesses as concerns mount that their dominant positions hinder...

The River Nile May Conceal Hidden Window to the Mysteries of the Underworld Claims...

The river Nile is one of the longest rivers on Earth, with the mystery behind its actual age at the heart of a scientific debate and fascinating theories. The river Nile is at least 30 million...

Boeing 737 Max jets could fly again by January with safety checks under way

World’s biggest planemaker hopes aviation authorities will soon approve plane’s flight control software Martin Farrer  -  The Guardian A fault with the Boeing 737 Max plane’s anti-stall mechanism is believed to have caused the Lionair crash...

Asteroid Bigger Than the Eiffel Tower Approaching Earth at 20 Times the Speed of...

The object, which was discovered in 2006, intersects Earth’s orbit twice a year and is described as “potentially hazardous” due to its proximity to our planet during its fly-bys. A fast-approaching mammoth asteroid is set...