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The final Python 2 release marks the end of an era

For you Python users who have been unwilling (or unable) to upgrade to version 3, there’s yet another reason to get motivated: python.org has...

Twitter will now give more of your user data to advertisers

IMAGE: AYTAC UNAL / ANADOLU AGENCY / GETTY IMAGES Twitter users who logged into their account on Wednesday were greeted with a new notification. “The control...

GAFA’s shadow: The dark side of convenience

Even when each piece of data is gathered separately, big tech can combine numerous types of data into an individual 'super profile' with detailed...

TikTok sued in US over alleged China data transfer

The video platform, which is hugely popular with teenagers around the world, was launched by Chinese company ByteDance in September 2017. — AFP pic   SAN...

China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users

China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting on November 30. — Picture courtesy...

Interstellar Comet Borisov is About to Make its Closest Approach to Earth

On August 30th, 2019, astronomers with NASA, the ESA, and the International Scientific Optical Network (ISON) announced the detection of the interstellar comet C/2019 Q4...

Polish firm’s drones, from lifesaver to invisible model, take to the skies

The Hermes drone designed by Spartacus will soon complete its final tests and start service as a blood transporter between a blood bank and...

Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy

Too big: Astronomers say the black hole they have found is twice as massive it should be, according to existing models. – AFP photo   Astronomers...

Bytedance: The Chinese company behind global TikTok craze

A photo taken on December 14, 2018 in Paris shows the logo of the application TikTok. TikTok, is a Chinese short-form video-sharing app, which...

Google accused by rival of antitrust violations in ad market

Inform Inc alleges that Google has used its monopoly power in Internet search and mobile operating systems to undermine competition in the ad market....

New Facebook app pays people to take part in surveys

Facebook introduced a "Viewpoints" app in the US that pays members of the social network for taking part in surveys. - AFP   SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook...

Instagram cracks down on app that snoops on private profiles

Instagram is taking action against a stalker-friendly app that makes Like Patrol seem modest. The social network confirmed to Android Police that it was sending a cease and desist request...
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Trump threatens White House protesters with ‘vicious dogs and most ominous weapons’

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Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets of London

Black Lives Matter protesters with signs demanding 'abolish the police' and claiming 'riot is the language of the unheard' gather in London and promise...

S’poreans, 21 & above, getting 2nd S$300-S$600 payout in June 2020

All Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year would have received a one-off Solidarity Payment of S$600 in cash in April 2020. This amount constitutes...

How much money does the world owe China?

China has been rapidly rolling out its Belt and Road Initiative to build new roads, ports and rail lines in mostly developing nations, extending...

Jon Jones asks for release from the UFC

Image via YouTube UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has asked UFC president Dana White to release him following failed negotiations for a Francis Ngannou...