Facebook’s Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News Mark Zuckerberg is setting a "dangerous precedent" by allowing a post by Donald Trump to remain on Facebook, a group of civil rights leaders has warned. Their statement followed...

Google rejects calls for it and Facebook to pay $600m a year for Australian...

Search engine says economic benefit it gets from Australian news is ‘very small’ and publishers are using ‘inaccurate numbers’ in talks with ACCC Amanda Meade-   The  Guardian Google Australia has rejected calls for the search engine...

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump’s words

By BARBARA ORTUTAY and PAUL WISEMAN FILE - In this June 7, 2019, file photo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey leaves after his talk with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Twitter...

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronauts on historic mission enter space station

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with, and entered, the International Space Station (ISS). Their Dragon capsule - supplied and operated by the private SpaceX company -...

For top U.S. virus experts, faith and science work together

The influence of faith on some of the government’s top coronavirus fighters illustrates its complicated connection to science. Source: Associated Press NEW YORK: The relationship between faith and science has faced its share of strain during...

SpaceX Crewed Mission Postponed Due To Bad Weather Just Before Launch

"Unfortunately, we are not going to launch today," launch director Mike Taylor said, with less than 20 minutes to go until takeoff. World Agence France-Presse SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station -- the first crewed...

Tech companies target temperature-monitoring patches for COVID-19

By Stephen Nellis -  Japan  Today SAN FRANCISCO A group of tech companies is working on a patch about the size of small bandage that could be worn to monitor for the elevated body temperatures that...

Tech giants are embracing remote work. Others may follow

For now, workers at Facebook, Google, Twitter and elsewhere can work remotely through 2020. Source: Associated Press OAKLAND: For a preview of the future of office work, watch how the biggest tech companies are preparing for...

‘Black Domed Saucer’ Spotted Shooting Into Bristol’s Sky to ‘Explore Lockdown’, UFO Hunters Claim

Self-isolation measures imposed during the coronavirus pandemic across the UK have apparently been monitored not only by British authorities but also by some extra-terrestrial intruders, a prominent alien enthusiast has suggested, claiming to have...

Norway Bets Millions of Kronor to Win ‘European Space Race’

The Scandinavian country's ambition is to make the Andøya Space Centre in Nordland County the main location for satellite launches in Europe, edging out its competitors. Norway's plans to develop the Andøya base into Europe's...

Study Links Native Americans to ‘Paleolithic Siberians’ From Lake Baikal Region

The recent study, conducted by a group of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Moscow State University, the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the...

Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak

The biggest global drop was from April 4 through 9 when the world was spewing 18.7 million tons (17 million metric tons) of carbon pollution a day less than it was doing on New...

Taiwan’s TSMC to build Arizona chip plant as U.S.-China tech rivalry escalates

(Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (2330.TW), the biggest contract chipmaker, said it plans to build a $12 billion factory in Arizona in an apparent win for the Trump administration’s efforts to wrestle...

Patented US Navy Technology Could Reportedly Create ‘Plasma UFOs’

The breakthrough innovation suggests deliberately created decoys may conduct electricity and be almost indistinguishable from real aircraft. Years of laser-plasma research have resulted in the US Navy patenting technology to build mid-air images aimed to...

Boeing Scores Deals To Deliver More Than 1,000 Missiles To Saudi

A first contract, worth $1.97 billion, is for the modernization of SLAM ER cruise missiles as well as delivery of 650 new missiles "in support of the government of Saudi Arabia," it said. WorldAgence France-Presse Washington,...

How faxes and email are slowing the U.S. COVID-19 response

By FRANK BAJAK -  Japan Today NEW YORK While health-care industry record-keeping is now mostly electronic, cash-strapped state and local health departments still rely heavily on faxes, email and spreadsheets to gather infectious disease data and...

Researchers Unveil Why Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Is Being Irreversibly Pulled Toward Siberia

The World Magnetic Model is normally updated every five years, but it has of late needed to be edited more frequently due to a stunning phenomenon registered just beneath the Earth’s core. In a study...

To keep COVID-19 patients home, some U.S. states weigh house arrest tech

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - How do you ensure that someone sick with COVID-19 stays home? As the United States begins reopening its economy, some state officials are weighing whether house arrest monitoring technology – including ankle...

Unusually Dark Black Hole Discovered Just 1,000 Light Years From Earth

The newly-discovered black hole is the closest to Earth yet known. The reason for it being so dark may be that it is starving because its nearby star "companion" does not emit enough fuel...

A Wuhan Lab is at the Centre of the Coronavirus Origin Conspiracy. Here is...

While scientists' attention is focused on a vaccine for the new coronavirus, politicians have begun raising questions as to where the virus came from. As the blame game goes international, a high-security lab at...