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Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting

Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the "Five Eyes" intelligence network. The United States,...

Reuters, today, 05:27

Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their hands o

Reuters, today, 05:27
Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

If Inc (AMZN.O) hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O) for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process. The e-commerce giant would need to add a large network of specia

Reuters, yesterday, 19:03

British lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access email accounts, politicians and officials said, just over a month after a ransomware attack crippled parts of the country's health service. Chris Rennard, a membe

Reuters, yesterday, 18:32
India's Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due tougher market

India's Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due tougher market

Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, is re-evaluating its long-term targets because tougher market conditions have made them appear "daunting", the company's chairman said on Saturday. Infosys Chief Executive...

Reuters, yesterday, 17:49

U.S. Muslim group launches cellphone app to report hate crimes

Hoping to get an accurate count of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Friday launched a mobile app allowing victims to report bias incidents. The group launched its Making Democracy Work for

Reuters, yesterday, 17:07
Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata air bag failures

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata air bag failures

Honda Motor Co (7267.T) on Friday released a 2013 email in which one of its engineers suggested that he knew some hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata Corp (7312.T) air bag failures, but the engineer later said he was mistaken. The...

Reuters, yesterday, 14:24

US Marines forced to ground F-35 jets after ANOTHER fault with plane's software is found

The Marine Corps has been forced to ground its F-35B Joint Strike Fighters in Arizona after flaws were found in the controversial jet's computer system. The problems relate to the Autonomic Logistics Information System, or ALIS, that transmits details ab

Daily Mail, yesterday, 00:59

Opportunity goes to the beach: NASA image shows strange area experts say may once have been at the edge of...

NASA’s Opportunity rover is set to explore the edge of a crater just above Mars’ ‘Perseverance Valley,’ to uncover new clues on the processes that left rocks scattered across its floor. A new color-enhanced image captured just before the Mars rover’s ‘wa

Daily Mail, yesterday, 00:59

The tablet for DOGS that will allow service animals to call 911 for their owners

Researchers are developing a touchscreen that dogs can use to make calls or send texts. The researchers, who have already developed a vest that lets dogs deliver messages, and send their GPS co-ordinates, developed the touchscreen to train dogs to activa

Daily Mail, yesterday, 00:59

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 set to go head to head with Apple's iPhone 8 with BOTH firms planning September...

It seems Samsung believes its Galaxy Note 8 has what it takes to stand up to Apple's highly anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone. A new rumor brought to light, by ‘an individual briefed on the company’s plans’, has said the Samsung Note 8 will be unveiled

Daily Mail, yesterday, 00:59

Incredible satellite timelapse reveals the construction of Apple's $5 billion spaceship HQ in 18 seconds

Apple's 2.8 million-square-foot ‘Apple Park’ has been three years in the making, but a new timelapse has condensed part of the construction down to just 18 seconds. Using satellite imagery, the aerial footage begins in 2015, when the main building was st

Daily Mail, yesterday, 00:59

Why Tinder DOESN'T work: Study says evaluating someone based on their physical attractiveness alone is...

A new study has suggested that a great personality trumps good looks when finding a match. Researchers found that people's perceptions of potential dates' attractiveness goes up after they have a positive face-to-face interaction - but only for those who

Daily Mail, Friday, 22:41

While Dover crumbles, NASA releases incredible image of the white cliffs of MARS

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed a stunning look at the rugged terrain of the red planet, in a scene that could rival Britain’s beloved white cliffs. The new view shows Mars’ breathtaking ‘white cliffs of rover,’ captured by the High Resol

Daily Mail, Friday, 22:41

Toshiba willing to talk with spurned Western Digital about chip unit sale

Toshiba Corp said it was open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate's prized chip unit - an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred bidder. The two have been feuding bitter

Reuters, Friday, 22:01

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