Sony reports record net profit of ¥1.17 tril

Japanese giant Sony issued a more cautious forecast for the year ahead Photo: AFP By Shingo Ito and Hiroshi HIYAMA - Japan Today Tokyo Sony announced its biggest-ever annual net profit Wednesday, driven by unprecedented pandemic-fueled demand...

Apple unveils first Macs built to run more like iPhones

The new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini are now powered by M1, Apple’s revolutionary chip. Photo: Business Wire By MICHAEL LIEDTKE -  Japan Today SAN RAMON, Calif Apple is rolling out new Mac computers...

TikTok Reportedly Exploited Cryptic User Data Tactic Banned by Google

by Lilia Dergacheva ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, insists they've never gathered more data on users than their bigger rivals Facebook and Google did. The wildly popular short video app TikTok is alleged to have tracked user data using a...

Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew heads to orbit

By Jonathan Amos-BBC Science Correspondent image copyrightReuters image captionThe rocket left the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Four astronauts - three from the US and one from Japan - have launched from Florida on a mission to...

Apple and Google remove Fortnite video game from app stores

Move over payment guideline violations prompts maker Epic Games to take legal action Kari Paul and Mark Sweney -  The  Guardian Fortnite is one of the world’s most popular video games, particularly among young people. Photograph:...

US Faces Ongoing Court Battles Over TikTok, WeChat Bans

In two separate rulings, judges have questioned the evidence that data from American users is being accessed by the Chinese government imperiling U.S. national security that prompted the extraordinary orders by the U.S. Commerce...

Exclusive: U.S. ban on TikTok could cut it off from app stores, advertisers –...

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s executive order banning China’s TikTok could prevent U.S. app stores from offering the popular short-video app and make advertising on the platform illegal, according to a White...

Carbon capture key to global climate targets, warns IEA

Short Url https://arab.news/v8crj-Reuters OSLO: A sharp rise in the deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technology is needed globally if countries are to meet net-zero emissions targets designed to slow climate change, the International...

Scientists to Try Treating Alzheimer’s Disease by Clearing Neurons From ‘Garbage’

Scientists at Tyumen State University, as part of an international collaboration with Professor Sajikumar Sreedharan’s lab at the National University of Singapore, have managed to improve the system of biological utilisation of “garbage” in...

Microsoft buys ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion, making big push into gaming

by French Press Agency - AFP The Xbox logo is seen while gamers wait for the Microsoft Xbox E3 2017 media briefing in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 11, 2017. (Reuters Photo) U.S. tech giant Microsoft...

Russia accuses Apple of abusing dominance in mobile app market

by REUTERS Russian competition watchdog FAS on Monday said that Apple had abused its dominant position in the mobile apps market through its App Store for iOS devices and would issue an order demanding the...

Boom or bust? Welcome to the freewheeling world of crypto lending

LONDON (Reuters) - It sounds like a surefire bet. You lend money to a borrower who puts up collateral that exceeds the size of the loan, and then you earn interest of about 20%....

Twitter Removes RIA Novosti From Search Results

The social media platform previously labelled major Russian media as "state-affiliated", while state-linked or state-funded western media outlets didn’t receive such a branding. The accounts, labelled by Twitter were later ghosted, as users could...

From Nazis to Aliens: Bizarre ‘400 ft Ice Ship’ Detected on Google Earth Sparks...

Images of a large mass of ice lying south of New Zealand were discovered on Google Earth, with the uncanny shape firing users' imaginations. A Google Earth user has spotted a bizarre ice structure positioned...

US judge suspends Trump’s order to remove WeChat from app stores

by REUTERS -In this file photo illustration taken on August 07, 2020, the WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on an Apple iPhone in Washington, DC. (AFP Photo) A U.S. judge early Sunday...

Facebook Pulls Trump Post for Minimizing Covid-19 Danger

Facebook on Tuesday removed a post by U.S. President Donald Trump for downplaying Covid-19 danger by saying the season flu is more deadly, in a rare step against the American leader by the leading...

Japan to join forces with U.S., Europe in regulating Big Tech firms

Photo: REUTERS file -  Japan Today By Leika Kihara and Takahiko Wada TOKYO Japan will join forces with the United States and Europe to take on any market abuses by the four Big Tech companies, the new...

Soil Samples From Asteroid Ruygu May Reveal Secrets of the Universe, Say Scientists

by Max Gorbachev The celestial body orbits the Sun every 16 months at a distance of up to 131 million miles. For more than a year it was examined by the space probe Hayabusa2, launched by...

Japanese startup to carry UAE lunar rover to moon in 2022

TOKYO  -  Japan  Today Japanese startup Ispace Inc will deliver a lunar rover under development by the United Arab Emirates to the moon next year in what will be the Arab world's first lunar mission. Under...

From hate speech to nudity, Facebook’s oversight board picks its first cases

By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s independent Oversight Board announced on Tuesday the first six cases where it could overrule the social media company’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms. The board,...