Trump to release JFK files, subject to ‘further information’
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the...
Huddersfield stun Manchester United
Manchester United suffered their first defeat of the season with a shock 2-1 loss at promoted Huddersfield Town on...
iPhone X being sued before release over ‘animoji’ feature
A Japanese software company is suing Apple in a US court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging...
iPhone X being sued before release over ‘animoji’ feature
A Japanese software company is suing Apple in a US court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the US technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying... Read more
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day... Read more
Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries
Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday on growing concerns about muted demand for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The company has cut orders for both models by about 50 percent for November and December, Taiwan-based Economic Daily News reported, citing a supply... Read more
Security flaw prompts fears on Wi-Fi connections
A newly-discovered flaw in the widely used Wi-Fi encryption protocol could leave millions of users vulnerable to attacks, prompting warnings Monday from the US government and security researchers worldwide. The US government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) issued a security bulletin saying the flaw can open the door to... Read more
Adobe warns that hackers are exploiting its Flash software
Adobe Systems Inc warned on Monday that hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in its Flash multimedia software platform in web browsers, and the company urged users to quickly patch their systems to prevent such attacks. The warning came after cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab Inc said a group it was tracking,... Read more
Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car hailed ´the future
A futuristic Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid was hailed as “the future” Sunday as the World Solar Challenge wrapped up. The innovative bi-annual contest, first run in 1987, began in Darwin a week ago with 41... Read more
Japan launches fourth satellite for high-precision GPS
Japan on Tuesday launched a fourth satellite for a new high-precision global positioning system (GPS) it hopes will encourage new businesses and help spur economic growth. The fourth Michibiki satellite lifted off from Japan’s southern Tanegashima spaceport aboard an H-2A rocket taking just over 28 minutes to reach orbit,... Read more
Russian hackers stole US cyber secrets from NSA: media reports
Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified US cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency (NSA) after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The Wall Street Journal, citing unidentified sources, the theft included information on penetrating foreign... Read more
US lawmakers want to restrict internet surveillance on Americans
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would overhaul aspects of the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program in an effort to install additional privacy protections. The bill, which will be formally introduced as soon as Thursday, is likely to revive the debate in... Read more
Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push
Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc. Google’s new products, including a Pixelbook laptop, wireless earbuds... Read more
Dubochet, Frank, Henderson win 2017 Nobel Chemistry Prize
Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing cryo-electron microscopy which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules, the award-giving body said on Wednesday. “This method has moved biochemistry into a new era,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said... Read more
General Motors targets 20 all-electric models by 2023
General Motors announced plans Monday to launch 20 all-electric cars by 2023, part of a long-term push to an “all-electric” fleet as governments globally embrace fuel efficiency. The biggest US automaker said it will introduce within 18 months two new models built on the learnings of the all-electric Chevrolet... Read more
Google unveils new moves to boost struggling news organisations
Google announced new steps to help struggling news organisations Monday — including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital. The moves come amid mounting criticism that online platforms are siphoning off the majority... Read more
Apple sees sharp increase in US national security requests
Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday. Apple said it had received between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests affecting between... Read more