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NASA’s InSight Mars lander set to launch on May 5 NASA’s InSight Mars lander set to launch on May 5

Its instruments include a seismometer to detect marsquakes and a probe that will monitor the flow of heat in the planet’s subsurface


Facebook's Zuckerberg contrite ahead of grilling in Congress Facebook's Zuckerberg contrite ahead of grilling in Congress

The 33-year-old is to testify before senators on Tuesday and House lawmakers on Wednesday over the hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users


Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica data breach: Sheryl Sandberg 'Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica data breach'

Sheryl Sandberg says we know that we did not do enough to protect people's data


Facebook suspends AIQ data firm used by Vote Leave in Brexit campaign Facebook suspends Brexit campaign data firm

The social media giant says AggregateIQ (AIQ) may have improperly received users' data


VSS Unity spaceship goes supersonic in its first flight VSS Unity spaceship goes supersonic in its first flight

The spaceship climbed steeply and went supersonic — Mach 1.87 — during the 30-second rocket burn


Facebook to verify identities, require labels for political ads Facebook to verify identities, require labels for political ads

The social network said the new policy would require any messages for candidates or public issues to include the label "political ad"


Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

Sandberg said that at the time, Facebook received legal assurances that Cambridge Analytica had deleted the improperly obtained info


New blood test can diagnose tuberculosis two years in advance New blood test can diagnose tuberculosis two years in advance

Tuberculosis, caused by infection with Myobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), is the world’s leading cause of death brought on by a single pathogen


WhatsApp Android beta gets option to lock voice message recording WhatsApp Android beta gets option to lock voice message recording

The voice recording will continue in the send message bar


Spain arrests whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal Spain arrests whistleblower in HSBC tax evasion scandal

French national Herve Falciani was sentenced in late 2015 to five years in prison for economic espionage


Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach

Facebook's estimate was far higher than news reports suggesting 50 million users may have been affected in the privacy scandal


Facebook says Facebook says "malicious actors" may collect personal data of 2 bln users

The revelation came amid rising acknowledgement by Facebook about its struggles to control data it gathers on users


Dozen black holes found at galactic centre Dozen black holes found at galactic centre

Previous attempts to detect this population of black holes have looked for the bright bursts of X-rays


Facebook curbs outsiders' access to user data Facebook curbs outsiders' access to user data

Facebook is restricting access that apps can get about users' events, as well as information about groups such as member lists and content


SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food, experiments SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food, experiments

The space station is currently home to astronauts from the U.S., Russia and Japan

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