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Apple Restores Parler Social Media to App Store

Apple Restores Parler Social Media to App Store

Apple will allow the self-proclaimed free speech social media app Parler back in the App Store.The news came from a...

Final Ruling on Trump Facebook Ban Delayed

Final Ruling on Trump Facebook Ban Delayed

A final ruling on whether to overturn Facebook’s ban on former U.S. president Donald Trump will take a bit longer...

Zuckerberg Urged to Nix Kids’ Version of Instagram

Zuckerberg Urged to Nix Kids’ Version of Instagram

Advocates for children from around the world urged Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday to ditch plans for a version...

South African Telecom App Helps Gender-Based Violence Survivors

South African Telecom App Helps Gender-Based Violence Survivors

South African mobile communications company Vodacom South Africa, with British parent company Vodafone and charity Hestia, has launched a free mobile...

Computerized Map Predicts Next COVID-19 Outbreak

Computerized Map Predicts Next COVID-19 Outbreak

Predicting whether an outbreak is likely to happen is now possible with the COVID-19 Outbreak Detection Tool, a map that...

Texas Teens Win Top Honors in International Competition    

Texas Teens Win Top Honors in International Competition    

The international Future City Competition recently announced its 2021 winners in the first ever all-virtual event. VOA’s Julie Taboh has more. …

A Computerized Map Can Predict the Next COVID-19 Outbreak

A Computerized Map Can Predict the Next COVID-19 Outbreak

Predicting whether an outbreak is likely to happen is now possible with the COVID-19 Outbreak Detection Tool, a map that...

Texas School’s Lunar City Wins Top Honors in International Competition    

Texas School’s Lunar City Wins Top Honors in International Competition    

The international Future City Competition recently announced its 2021 winners in the first ever all-virtual event. VOA’s Julie Taboh has more. …

New App Helps Disaster Responders Deal with Religious Communities

New App Helps Disaster Responders Deal with Religious Communities

Religious organizations in the U.S. are a key part of a community’s response to a disaster.  As Mike O’Sullivan reports, a new smartphone app is helping coordinate that response between relief workers and faith groups while making it more effective. …

Expansion Plan by World’s Largest Contract Chipmaker Won’t Ease Global Shortage: Experts

Expansion Plan by World’s Largest Contract Chipmaker Won’t Ease Global Shortage: Experts

Plans by the world’s largest contract chipmaker for a record $100 billion capacity expansion will just mildly dent a growing...

High Court Sides with Google in Copyright Fight with Oracle

High Court Sides with Google in Copyright Fight with Oracle

The Supreme Court sided Monday with Google in an $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle over the internet company’s creation...

Facing Pressure at Home, Chinese Tech Giants Expand in Singapore

Facing Pressure at Home, Chinese Tech Giants Expand in Singapore

Chinese tech giants are expanding in Singapore as they face a crackdown at home and growing pressure in other key...