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Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive...

Gourmet Chocolate Becomes Economic Lifeline in Venezuela

Gourmet Chocolate Becomes Economic Lifeline in Venezuela

In a modest apartment near a Caracas slum, nutrition professor Nancy Silva and four aids spread rich, dark Venezuelan cocoa...

El Salvador Eyes Work Scheme with Qatar for Migrants Facing Exit from US

El Salvador Eyes Work Scheme with Qatar for Migrants Facing Exit from US

El Salvador is discussing a deal with Qatar under which Salvadoran migrants facing the loss of their right to stay...

Mexican Car Sales Slump Ahead of Election

Mexican Car Sales Slump Ahead of Election

Car dealerships in Mexico City have kicked off the new year offering “clearance sales” and free insurance as 2017 models...

21 States Sue to Keep Net Neutrality as Senate Democrats Reach 50 Votes

21 States Sue to Keep Net Neutrality as Senate Democrats Reach 50 Votes

A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away...

French Startup Launches Hydrogen-powered Bicyles

French Startup Launches Hydrogen-powered Bicyles

A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or...

Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans 

Lifelike Robots Made in Hong Kong Meant to Win Over Humans 

David Hanson envisions a future in which robots powered by artificial intelligence evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might...

US Net Neutrality Move May Lead to Trade War with Chinese Internet Firms

US Net Neutrality Move May Lead to Trade War with Chinese Internet Firms

A recent decision by the United States’ Federal Communications Commission to repeal net neutrality, which are rules designed to prevent...

New Tech Reads Sealed Ancient Documents Without Opening Them

New Tech Reads Sealed Ancient Documents Without Opening Them

Attempting to open sealed age-old books and documents without damaging them is difficult. Now scientists in Switzerland have perfected an...

Global Carmakers to Invest at Least $90B in Electric Vehicles

Global Carmakers to Invest at Least $90B in Electric Vehicles

Ford’s plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by...

Paper: IMF Concerned by Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Draft Law

Paper: IMF Concerned by Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Draft Law

The International Monetary Fund has told the Ukrainian authorities that it does not support a draft law to create an...

Palestinians to Get 3G in West Bank, After Israel Lifts Ban

Palestinians to Get 3G in West Bank, After Israel Lifts Ban

Palestinians in the West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after a yearslong Israeli ban that cost their...

Uganda Considering Launching Its Own Social Media Platforms

Uganda Considering Launching Its Own Social Media Platforms

[Uganda is mulling over the idea of creating its own social media platforms. But social media users and government critics...

Vietnam Seeks Upper Hand on Dissent with Rules On Foreign Internet Services

Vietnam Seeks Upper Hand on Dissent with Rules On Foreign Internet Services

Vietnam is adding pressure on foreign internet firms to keep data on local users and be more accessible to the...

How Tech Affects Kids a Concern at Consumer Electronics Show

How Tech Affects Kids a Concern at Consumer Electronics Show

Kathryn Green and her husband prevented their young son from playing on screen devices until he was 2 years old....