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As World Watches Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook Take Down Accounts Associated with Chinese Government    

As World Watches Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook Take Down Accounts Associated with Chinese Government    

After Hong Kong saw one of its biggest protests yet over the weekend, a social media war has broken out...

Plans Detailed for First US Mission to Land on Moon Since Apollo

Plans Detailed for First US Mission to Land on Moon Since Apollo

The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be a robotic moon lander...

A Digital Setting For A Classical Violin Concert

A Digital Setting For A Classical Violin Concert

Imagine listening to a violin concert in one of New York City’s majestic cathedrals or in the National Arboretum, surrounded...

The Next Unicorn Startup Might Be in a US Government Lab

The Next Unicorn Startup Might Be in a US Government Lab

Every day, cutting-edge research is being performed in government and university labs across the country. Tech transfer is the process...

Apple CEO Warns Trump About China Tariffs, Samsung Competition

Apple CEO Warns Trump About China Tariffs, Samsung Competition

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the...

Intelligent Threat-Sensing Building on Horizon

Intelligent Threat-Sensing Building on Horizon

As back to back mass shootings in the U.S. prompt more difficult debates on gun laws, researchers at University of...

In Uganda’s Capital, Huawei Adds Cameras Capable of Facial Recognition

In Uganda’s Capital, Huawei Adds Cameras Capable of Facial Recognition

Lawmakers in the United States have long been wary of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. They say the corporation is unlike...

Google Employees Call for Pledge Not to Work With ICE

Google Employees Call for Pledge Not to Work With ICE

Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Ugandan Online Publishers Criticize Registration as Political Control

Ugandan Online Publishers Criticize Registration as Political Control

Ugandan social media influencers and news organizations are critical of a new requirement announced last week that all commercial online...

Former Child Prostitute Inspires as Computer Programming Teacher

Former Child Prostitute Inspires as Computer Programming Teacher

Marieme Jamme, once a child prostitute, has made it her mission to teach one million women and girls — including...

Former Child Prostitute Inspires as Computer Programming Teacher

Former Child Prostitute Inspires as Computer Programming Teacher

Marieme Jamme was trafficked from Senegal to France at the age of 13 to work as a prostitute. Later, she...

A Wheelchair that Moves with a Kiss, a Smile or Raised Eyebrows

A Wheelchair that Moves with a Kiss, a Smile or Raised Eyebrows

Getting around in a wheelchair takes some maneuvering, but Wheelie makes it as easy as raising your eyebrows. Tina Trinh...