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Co-creator Defends Suspected UAE Spying App Called ToTok

Co-creator Defends Suspected UAE Spying App Called ToTok

The co-creator of a video and voice calling app suspected of being a spying tool of the United Arab Emirates...

App Tackles Illiteracy in Mali, Boosts Local Business

App Tackles Illiteracy in Mali, Boosts Local Business

The surge in Africa innovation is expected in 2020 with all sorts of solutions to the continent’s problems. One example...

Voice App: A Game Changer in Tackling Illiteracy in Mali and Boosting Local Business

Voice App: A Game Changer in Tackling Illiteracy in Mali and Boosting Local Business

The surge in Africa innovation is expected in 2020 with all sorts of solutions to the continent’s problems. One example...

Smart Robots Are Being Built to Mine the Moon

Smart Robots Are Being Built to Mine the Moon

A California startup called OFFWORLD has ambitious plans that are out of this world. They are working on developing autonomous...

India Targets New Moon Mission in 2020

India Targets New Moon Mission in 2020

India plans to make a fresh attempt to land an unmanned mission on the moon in 2020 after a failed...

Staying in to Rock Out: Virtual Reality Concerts Bring the Show to You

Staying in to Rock Out: Virtual Reality Concerts Bring the Show to You

What would it be like to attend a concert with thousands of other people without leaving your home? Matt Dibble...

Uber, Postmates Sue to Challenge California’s New Labor Law

Uber, Postmates Sue to Challenge California’s New Labor Law

Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at...

Huawei Sales Up 18% but US Pressure Means Tough Times Ahead

Huawei Sales Up 18% but US Pressure Means Tough Times Ahead

China’s Huawei Technologies said Tuesday that its sales rose a lower-than-projected 18% in 2019 and predicted tough times ahead as...

Brazil Fines Facebook $1.6M for Improper Sharing of User Data

Brazil Fines Facebook $1.6M for Improper Sharing of User Data

Brazil’s Ministry of Justice said on Monday it has fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais ($1.6 million)...

Spotify to Suspend Political Advertising in 2020

Spotify to Suspend Political Advertising in 2020

Spotify Technology SA said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020.The...

Robots of 2019 Just Want to Help

Robots of 2019 Just Want to Help

A recent trade fair in Tokyo showcased the robots of 2019.  Engineers created some that play games and others that...

Morocco Jails YouTuber, Detains Journalist

Morocco Jails YouTuber, Detains Journalist

A Moroccan YouTuber was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for “insulting the king” in a video broadcast on...