Technology

UK-built Mars rover named after scientist Rosalind Franklin

Feb 7, 2019

The British-built Mars rover that is scheduled to be launched in 2020 has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin

UK judge in Twitter appeal for child's return in family case

Feb 2, 2019

A High Court judge has issued an appeal via Twitter to a woman who vanished with her toddler while embroiled in a family court case

EU urges internet giants to work harder fighting fake news

Jan 29, 2019

EU authorities urge internet companies to work harder combating fake news ahead of elections

Facebook tightens EU political ad rules ahead of election

Jan 28, 2019

Facebook tightens up requirements for European Union political ads ahead of elections

Prince Charles' charity stops accepting Huawei donations

Jan 24, 2019

Prince Charles' charity stops accepting donations from Huawei, in latest blow to Chinese telecom giant's image

Oxford suspends research funding from China's Huawei

Jan 18, 2019

Oxford University suspends research grants, funding donations from Huawei, amid growing security concerns about the Chinese telecom giant

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts

Jan 17, 2019

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages and accounts it says were part of two big disinformation operations

Huawei fires sales manager who Poland charged with spying

Jan 12, 2019

Chinese tech company Huawei says it has fired a sales director who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China

Elven Sports doesn't want Super Cup played in Saudi Arabia

Jan 11, 2019

European broadcaster Eleven Sports has asked for the Italian Super Cup not to be played in Saudi Arabia next week, blaming the kingdom for hosting streaming services that pirate live sports feeds to undermine a Qatari state network

UK hacker jailed for attack on Liberian telecoms firm

Jan 11, 2019

A British computer hacker has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for a cyberattack that knocked out telecoms in Liberia

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