Science I Tech

Hackers, artists, activists descend on Berlin for internet conference - 05/02/2018

Berlin - By Jenny Tobien, - The re:publica internet conference kicked off in the German capital on Wednesday, offering artists, activists, bloggers, hackers and other tech enthusiasts hundreds of...

NASA satellite launches in search for planets that could support life - 04/19/2018

Washington -By Gretel Johnston, - A NASA satellite designed to search for planets outside our solar system that could potentially support life launched Wednesday.   The Transiting Exoplanet...

Facebook is working with Mueller, Zuckerberg tells Congress - 04/11/2018

WASHINGTON, Gretel Johnston and Peter Voskamp (dpa)- Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said the company is working with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of...

Dinosaur footprints found on Scottish island unearth Jurassic secrets - 04/04/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- A muddy lagoon on a Scottish island contains the clues to a "lost era," scientists said on Tuesday, on announcing the discovery of dozens of dinosaur footprints at the site. The...

Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and micro-targeting - 03/22/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- Big data, profiling and micro-targeting: To most people outside of the tech industry, these words have little meaning. But the current scandal around Cambridge Analytica and Facebook...

Tips... Automation and the use of multiple accounts - 02/24/2018

Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam is a top priority for us. One of the most common spam violations we see is the use of multiple accounts and the Twitter developer platform to attempt to...

Diplomats worried over alarming pollution in New Delhi - 11/17/2017

New Delhi - Upset and worried over New Delhi's toxic air, foreign missions have taken up the issue of hazardous pollution and demanded answers from the Indian government, diplomats said Friday....

New digital library of Picasso's 'Guernica' opens - 11/13/2017

Madrid - The Queen Sofia Museum in Madrid has launched an online open-access library of more than 2,000 documents relating to Pablo Picasso's renowned anti-war painting "Guernica."   The new...

Bosch must face US auto dealers' case in VW emissions scandal - 10/30/2017

San Francisco - Bosch's request for a dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed by hundreds of US Volkswagen dealers for alleged complicity in the emissions-cheating scandal was rejected by a US...

Cambridge website crashes after Hawking fans devour free thesis - 10/30/2017

London - A Cambrige website crashed because so many people wanted to read an online doctoral thesis by British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, the university said late on Monday.   The site went...
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