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Musk’s SpaceX wins NASA award to supply planned lunar space station

March 28 2020
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NASA on Friday picked a new space capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ferry cargo and supplies to the agency’s planned lunar space station, a crucial building block to its plans to build a permanent post on the moon and mount future missions

NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued

January 15 2020
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The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could let hackers intercept seemingly secure communications.

Solar eclipse today, begins at 8:43am

December 25 2019
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KATHMANDU: BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board has made arrangement for viewing the solar eclipse with the help of telescope from 8:00 am today.

Twitter brings back election labels for 2020 US candidates

December 13 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter is bringing back special labels to help users identify accounts and tweets from US political candidates.

Fix climate crisis because Earth is all we’ve got, Physics Nobel prize winner says

December 08 2019
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STOCKHOLM: Fix the climate crisis and save the Earth, one of this year’s Nobel laureates for physics urged on Saturday, saying the idea of humans escaping our planet to live in other solar systems was farfetched and unrealistic.

Facebook agrees to provide additional documents in California AG data privacy probe

November 22 2019
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WASHINGTON, Nov 22: Facebook Inc has agreed to turn over additional documents after the California state attorney general’s office went to court this month to compel the social media firm to comply with requests for information in its privacy

Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over 'anti-state' Facebook posts

November 15 2019
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HANOI, Nov 15: A court in Vietnam jailed a music teacher for 11 years on Friday for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were “anti-state”.

Google claims 'quantum supremacy'; others say hold on a qubit

October 23 2019
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BERLIN, Oct 23: Google (GOOGL.O) said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computer research, by solving a complex problem in minutes with a so-called quantum computer that would take today’s most powerful supercomputer thousands of

Twitter beats on revenue, sees rise in daily users viewing ads

July 26 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 26: Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) posted a better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Friday and an uptick in daily users who see advertisements on the site, driven by changes to show users more relevant content.

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations

July 24 2019
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WASHINGTON, July 24: The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter sa

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier

July 20 2019
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Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others.

Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

July 18 2019
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NEW YORK, July 18: Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.

Twitter to act against ‘rule-breaking politicians’

June 27 2019
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Washington, June 27: Twitter said today it would label and deprioritise tweets from politicians that break its rules — in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump.

Canadian, Russian, American back on Earth from space station

June 25 2019
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MOSCOW, June 25: Three astronauts safely returned to Earth on Tuesday after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

June 19 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, June 19: Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.