Science I Tech

Syrian hospital saves lives by going solar - 05/31/2017

BEIRUT, LEBANON- Neo-natal wards and emergency rooms in a northern Syrian hospital will from Tuesday have uninterrupted electricity for the first time in years thanks to new solar panels, a charity...

Trump can't stop progress on climate, says Al Gore - 05/22/2017

CANNES, FRANCE, Katy Lee- Not even Donald Trump can stop the campaign to roll back climate change, Al Gore said Monday as the former US vice president's sequel to Oscar-winning documentary "An...

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive anti-hero - 05/19/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Dario Thuburn- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who had a rape investigation against him in Sweden dropped by prosecutors on Friday, has lived in Ecuador's embassy in London...

'Too early' to say who is behind cyberattacks: Europol - 05/16/2017

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS- The European police agency said Tuesday it was still too early to determine who was behind a massive cyberattack which has caused global computer chaos, as researchers...

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomeware - 05/13/2017

HONG KONG, CHINA, Kate Bartlett- A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware -- for now -- that has caused the...

Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites - 05/10/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Facebook said Wednesday it was making changes designed to keep its users from linking to "low-quality" websites, part of an effort to fight spam and misinformation. The...

Apple delivers higher profits, but iPhone sales slip - 05/03/2017

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple on Tuesday reported a rise in quarterly profits but its shares took a hit from slow-growing revenues and weaker iPhone sales ahead of a 10-year-anniversary...

TED: Smart machines to recover lost memories, mind your children - 04/27/2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA, Glenn Chapman- Intelligent machines of the future will help restore memory, mind your children, fetch your coffee and even care for aging parents. It will all be part of a brave...

Twitter rejects US effort to unmask anti-Trump users - 04/06/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Twitter filed suit Thursday against the US government, asking a court to back its refusal to hand over the identities of users claiming to be dissenting federal employees....

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study - 03/18/2017

GRENOBLE, FRANCE- The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has...
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