Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Technology

Technology

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. ...

Cigar-shaped object 'could be alien artefact'

Astronomers are to scan a huge cigar-shaped interstellar object for signs of alien life, amid claims it could be some kind of artefact. ...

Netflix accused of spying after 'creepy' tweet

Video-streaming service Netflix has been accused of spying on its users after tweeting a "creepy" joke regarding their viewing habits. ...

SpaceX delays fully recycled rocket launch

The launch of SpaceX's first completely recycled spacecraft has been delayed until Wednesday. The mission to restock the...

Facebook 'destroying society' – former executive

A former Facebook executive says he feels "tremendous guilt" over the creation of the social networking site. Speaking...

Apple snaps up song recognition app Shazam

Apple has confirmed it is snapping up UK-based song recognition app Shazam as it squares up to rival Spotify in the music streaming market. ...

Bitcoin bubble warnings issued as futures trading opens in Chicago

Bitcoin has taken a step toward legitimacy with the launch of a product on a Chicago exchange that allows investors to take bets on its price in the future. The new contract on the...

Bitcoin surges by 25% as futures trading begins

Bitcoin's price jumped 25% after it started trading on a major exchange for the first time. Prices of...

UK has new highest peak after measurement error

Britain has a new highest mountain after new data showed measurements from old overland surveys were inaccurate. It...

How white engineers built racist code – and why it's dangerous for black people

“You good?” a man asked two narcotics detectives late in the summer of 2015. The detectives had just finished an undercover drug deal in Brentwood, a predominately black neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida, that is...

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A flower giant has reportedly acquired BloomThat, an on-demand flower startup

BloomThat, an on-demand flower startup, has sold itself to flower giant FTD, Axios reports. FTD, which offers same-day...