Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Technology

Technology

Google helps NASA discover an eighth planet

NASA has identified another solar system with as many planets as ours, announcing this week the discovery of an eighth planet circling the Kepler-90 star. ...

Cigar-shaped object 'not alien ship'

A mysterious cigar-shaped object in space is not an alien craft, according to initial scans carried out by scientists. ...

US regulator votes to repeal net neutrality laws

The US communications regulator has controversially voted to abolish net neutrality rules that guarantee equal access to the internet. ...

Twitter slammed over Brexit inquiry response

Twitter has been slammed by the chair of a parliamentary committee for its "completely inadequate" response to an inquiry into Russian interference in the EU referendum. ...

Giant Christmas tree appears over Germany

A pilot got into the festive mood by flying his plane in the shape of a Christmas tree in the skies over Germany, radar-watchers have spotted. ...

Russia spent 72p on EU referendum ads – Facebook

Facebook has claimed that only three Kremlin-linked accounts were found to have bought advertisements which could have influenced the Brexit referendum. ...

UKIP faces tribunal over Brexit data request

UKIP has appealed against a notice from a data watchdog compelling it to hand over information or face criminal sanctions. ...

Google's most searched terms of 2017 revealed

Google remains the most used search engine on the web and its annual list of the most popular searches always offers an excellent glimpse into the zeitgeist. ...

Mosquito 'love potion' could stem disease spread

A protein transmitted from the male mosquito to the female during sex could prove key to preventing the spread of diseases. ...

Trump orders NASA to return to Moon

The US President has ordered NASA to plan a new manned mission to the Moon, 45 years after the last one - Apollo 17. ...

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Vaz inquiry suspended on medical grounds

An investigation into newspaper allegations about the private life of Labour MP Keith Vaz has been suspended for "medical reasons". ...