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Spain Has Permits to Build Giant Telescope Blocked in Hawaii

Spain Has Permits to Build Giant Telescope Blocked in Hawaii

The director of a Spanish research center says a giant telescope, costing $1.4 billion, is one step nearer to being...

US Military Aims to Telepathically Control Drones in Four Years

US Military Aims to Telepathically Control Drones in Four Years

DARPA, the main research and development arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, is funding researchers to develop wearable devices...

Google’s Do-Good Arm Tries to Make Up For Everything Else

Google’s Do-Good Arm Tries to Make Up For Everything Else

Google’s head of philanthropy says the company is having “a lot of conversations” internally amid worries about the tech giant’s...

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at local solutions...

US Extends License For Businesses to Work With Huawei by 90 Days

US Extends License For Businesses to Work With Huawei by 90 Days

The United States on Monday granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China’s telecoms giant Huawei,...

Pakistani Women Advance in Tech

Pakistani Women Advance in Tech

A few Pakistani women friends, working for big tech companies in the U.S., decided they wanted to create the mentoring...

House, Senate Agree on Something: A Way to Fight Robocalls

House, Senate Agree on Something: A Way to Fight Robocalls

It’s looking like an anti-robocall bill will be sent to President Donald Trump this year, helping tackle an infuriating problem...

Twitter Details Political Ad Ban, Admits It’s Imperfect 

Twitter Details Political Ad Ban, Admits It’s Imperfect 

Twitter’s new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. But...

Esper Defends as Fair Pentagon Contract Disputed by Amazon

Esper Defends as Fair Pentagon Contract Disputed by Amazon

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday he was certain that the awarding of a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to...

Facebook Removes Millions of Posts and Billions of Fake Accounts

Facebook Removes Millions of Posts and Billions of Fake Accounts

Facebook released its Community Standards Enforcement Report on Wednesday, detailing its work in regulating its main app and Instagram from...

China Tests Mars Lander in Push for International Cooperation

China Tests Mars Lander in Push for International Cooperation

China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for inclusion in more...

Facebook Signs Lease for Office Space in Hudson Yards

Facebook Signs Lease for Office Space in Hudson Yards

Facebook Inc signed a lease for over 1.5 million square feet of office space across 30 floors and three buildings...