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Drone maker makes hacking accusations  

2017-11-21 17:02:03

Drone maker DJI has accused a cyber-security researcher of hacking its servers.

SpaceX delays launch of mysterious Zuma spacecraft  

2017-11-17 16:35:05

Less than two hours before scheduled liftoff, SpaceX canceled plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket Thursday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

New planet could support life: ESO observatory  

2017-11-16 17:17:42

A new extrasolar system planet can be added to a handful of fellow exoplanets which could theoretically support life, the European Southern Observatory said Wednesday.

China Now Has More Supercomputers Than Any Other Country  

2017-11-15 17:09:12

China now has more of the world's most powerful computer systems than any other country, replacing the U.S as the dominant nation on the list of the planet's 500 fastest supercomputers.

Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' at climate talks  

2017-11-14 17:14:33

Carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks Monday, warning that "time is running out", even as White House officials used the occasion to champion the fossil fuels that drive global warming.

Pokémon Go Creators Will Release a Harry Potter Mobile Game Next Year  

2017-11-13 16:36:51

The creators of Pokémon Go are launching a similar Harry Potter-themed augmented reality mobile game next year, giving muggles a chance to interact more directly with J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.

Huge solar plant aims for brighter Brazil energy output  

2017-11-10 16:20:10

Brazil has lagged far behind in the shift to solar power, but the continent's biggest facility now being built in the south-east aims to give the country its place in the sun.

Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat revenge porn  

2017-11-09 17:23:48

Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent.

Twitter to expand 280-character tweets  

2017-11-08 17:24:59

Twitter plans to increase the number of characters in tweets from 140 to 280 for the majority of users.

Altice launches US mobile deal with Sprint  

2017-11-06 18:01:13

French media and telecom group Altice is launching a new mobile venture in the United States in a deal signed with American operator Sprint, the groups announced Sunday.

Tech firms questioned over 'meddling'  

2017-11-01 17:11:05

Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 election.

Samsung Electronics posts record Q3 profits of $10 bn  

2017-10-31 17:21:00

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics logged a record profit of 11.2 trillion won -- $10.0 billion -- in the July to September period, it said Tuesday, its best for any quarter.

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