US lawmakers urge Apple to restore HKMap app used in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of seven US lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday...

Antarctic ozone hole shrinks to smallest size on record due to ‘rare event’

Unusual weather patterns in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica have caused a drastic reduction in ozone depletion, leaving the ozone with the smallest hole...

College student sentenced to 3 years in prison for iPhone scam

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Chinese man has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison for trafficking fake and altered Apple...

Annie Leibovitz on the Democratization of Photography, Her Influences and Her Google Pixel Campaign

Annie Leibovitz on Her New Google Campaign and Photos Today | Time this link is to an...

This smartphone ‘skin’ is like real flesh and reacts to touch

Our phones are already our closest companions, so why not make them just a little more human? Marc Teyssier and his colleagues at Telecom Paris...

Shuntaro Furukawa Is Ready to Take Nintendo to the Next Level

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Study suggests alien probes are too tiny for astronomers to spot

Space scientists may have missed alien probes because they’re just too small. That’s the bold claim from an astrophysicist who reckons we’ve been looking for...

Scientists worry lab-grown human ‘mini-brains’ may become sentient

Human brains grown in labs could be experiencing “endless horror” with a conscious existence but no body, according to worried scientists. Green Neuroscience Lab researchers...

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Microsoft contracts

Microsoft’s contracts with European Union institutions do not fully protect data in line with EU law, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said in...

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Elizabeth Warren over election security

Mark Zuckerberg on Monday hit back at Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her accusations that Facebook allowed President Trump to run ads on the social...

The universe might be full of Earth-like exoplanets, study suggests

Earth-like exoplanets may be quite common in the universe, a new UCLA study suggests. Scientists led by Alexandra Doyle, a University of California, Los Angeles...

Scientists using satellites to spot whale strandings from space

Scientists have begun using satellites that can produce high-resolution imagery in an effort to monitor whale strandings from space, according to an investigation by...

China’s next commercial rockets to make test flights in 2020, 2021

BEIJING – China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in...

Parents only spend 24 more minutes with their kids than their phones

Children seem to be enforcing their own screen time rules – on their parents, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 parents of school-aged...

‘No One Who Is 18 These Days Believes That War Is Easily Won.’ With...

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You’re Gonna Break a Sweat Playing Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure

You'll Break a Sweat Playing Ring Fit Adventure: Review | Time this link is to an external...

What to Know About Blizzard, Hong Kong and the Controversy Over Politics in Esports

What to Know About the Esports Backlash to Blizzard Over Hong Kong | Time this link is...

Apple’s Tim Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app

Apple CEO Tim Cook met the chief of China’s market regulator in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese agency said, a week after the US...

Zuckerberg defends refusal to take down content that ‘goes against standards’

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform’s refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy “even if it...

Tech company will pay $130K to put your face on a line of robots

Here’s your chance to be the literal face of a robotics company. A tech firm is looking for the right person to lend their likeness...

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