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EU authorities demand changes from Facebook, Google, Twitter

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 | No Comments
Social media companies Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc will have to amend their terms of service for European users within a month or face the risk of fines,...

Internet filters may fail to shield kids from disturbing content

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – Parents often rely on filtering software to block children’s online contact with bullies, predators, pornography and other inappropriate material, but a new study casts doubt on the...

Tesla’s Musk offers to fix South Australia’s power crisis in 100 days

Posted on: March 11th, 2017 | No Comments
Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk on Friday offered to save Australia’s most renewable-energy dependent state from blackouts by installing $25 million worth of battery storage within 100 days, and offering...

DICT assures fast and affordable internet in 6 months

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — During the first Philippine Telco Summit, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) assured that in six months’ time a faster internet connection will be provided...

National Broadband Plan to boost gov’t online services

Posted on: March 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Public transactions with government agencies may be done online once the implementation of the newly approved National Broadband Plan takes effect. This will enable the public to...

South Africa in talks with Airbus, Boeing to print 3D parts

Posted on: March 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
South African researchers developing the world’s largest machine for producing aircraft parts using lasers to melt powdered titanium are in talks with Airbus and Boeing, with the first commercial application...

Facebook turns to artificial intelligence to tackle suicides

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence and update its tools and services to help prevent suicides among its users. The world’s largest social media network said it plans to integrate...

SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 | No Comments
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to...

Nokia goes back to the future with 49 euro phone

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
Nokia’s (NOKIA.HE) newly revitalized phone business went back to the future on Sunday, re-introducing a brightly colored version of the classic 3310 talk and text phone, the world’s most popular...

Beyond phones and 5G, mobile world seeks to reinvent itself

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom (VIP.O) to Telefonica (TEF.MC) are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape...