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Facebook, Google 'manipulate' users to share data despite EU law: study Facebook, Google 'manipulate' users to share data

The report exposed that Facebook & Google often set the least privacy-friendly option as a default and that users rarely change pre-selected settings


Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond' Japanese spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond'

Hayabusa 2 has been travelling toward the space rock Ryugu since launching from the Tanegashima spaceport in 2014.


Robotics Barbie aims to inspire young scientists Robotics Barbie aims to inspire young scientists

Barbie, who first hit the shelves in 1959, prides herself on trying out jobs where women aren’t strongly represented


Chinese scientists complete genome sequencing of tropical sage plant Chinese scientists complete genome sequencing of tropical sage plant

Tropical sage, as well as mint and lavender, is a labiate plant


35,000 ships to benefit from Bangabandhu satellite 35,000 ships to benefit from Bangabandhu satellite

The communication is disrupted sometimes in wireless system at ships, but it will get connections all time after getting satellite services


As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

As Facebook has grown into a network of more than two billion people globally it has lost its luster for younger users who made up a core base


Wary of hacks, World Cup teams get serious on cyber security Wary of hacks, World Cup teams get serious on cyber security

The Socceroos are forbidden from joining unprotected Wifi networks and must instead connect via one of the team’s own VPN-fitted 4G mobile routers


Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos Instagram star used stock image photos

Singapore-based Daryl Aiden Yow has more than 104,000 followers on the Facebook-owned service


Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time limit from one minute to 10 minutes for most users


Futuristic electric plane cruises skies over Norway Futuristic electric plane cruises skies over Norway

A Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane took off from a remote corner of Oslo Airport for a brief journey in the grey skies


Instagram pins hopes on vertical video Instagram pins hopes on vertical video

Facebook's main service is increasingly seen by teenagers and 20-somethings as a place better-suited for their parents, or even grandparents


Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform

One of the features from Facebook will allow interactivity, which could be used for live game shows or challenges which offer cash prizes


Microsoft staff demand firm ends Border Patrol contract Microsoft staff demand firm ends Border Patrol contract

The call comes as the Trump administration faces intense criticism over the separation of children from their families at the Mexican border


New rare black holes spotted in space, evidence suggests New rare black holes spotted in space, evidence suggests

Scientists have been able to prove the existence of small black holes and those that are super-massive


Uber appoints Pradeep Parameswaran as President for India and South Asia Uber appoints Pradeep Parameswaran as President for India and South Asia

As a key member of Uber’s regional leadership team, Pradeep has already taken charge to perform his responsibility on Monday

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