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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Google ‘To End’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence Project

Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the...

Uganda Approves WhatsApp Tax

Ugandans who use the internet messaging service WhatsApp will be charged a daily tax of 200 shillings ($0.05; £0.04) after parliament approved a controversial...

Youtube Launches New Music Streaming Service [Sci Tech]

Youtube launches a new subscription streaming service on Tuesday rivaling Apple, Spotify and Amazon. The platform is being launched in the US, Australia, New...

Facebook Facial Recognition Faces Class-Action Suit

Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled. The lawsuit alleges that Facebook gathered...

First Luxury Hotel In Space Announced; Zero Gravity Living For $792,000/night

A Houston-based company said this week it plans to open the “first luxury hotel in space” by late 2021. Orion Span’s compact Aurora Station –...

Space Lab Comes Down Over South Pacific

GETTY IMAGES/Caption Astronaut Wang Yaping memorably gave a lecture to school children from Tiangong-1 Tiangong means 'Heavenly Palace' China's defunct Tiangong-1 space lab mostly broke up...

Facebook Faces US Privacy Investigation

The US Federal Trade Commission will investigate Facebook over how private data on millions of users was given to Cambridge Analytica.The social network has...

Ghana’s Future Will Be Anchored By ICT – Veep Dr. Bawumia

Ghana's Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has visited a number of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) firms in Accra to familiarise himself with their...

Internet Addiction Affecting Human Relations Negatively

The advent of internet has been very useful in the daily lives of those who have access to it, but it can be dangerous...

Japan Unveils New ‘Supreme’ bullet train

The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics may be two years away, but Japan is already flexing its transportation muscles. Central Japan Railway Co. has rolled out its new high-speed...