Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Drugstore drones: UPS will fly CVS prescriptions to U.S. customers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc’s new Flight Forward drone unit will soon start home prescription delivery from CVS Health...

Facebook announces new steps to clamp down on misinformation ahead of 2020 election

(Reuters) - Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression on Monday ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election, on...

Facebook suspends Russian Instagram accounts targeting U.S. voters

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans...

Asteroid which killed the dinosaurs acidified the oceans in horrific cataclysm

Scientists find disturbing evidence of the space rock impact’s devastating effect on our planet. (Source: University of St Andrews/ SWNS)The asteroid which wiped...

Aliens don’t exist and we are totally alone in a bleak lifeless universe, scientist...

If you think life on Earth is hard and grim, we have some terrible news for you: this could be as good as...

Apple starts selling locally assembled iPhone XR in India

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York,...

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied delay to extradition hearing by London judge

Demonstrators protest outside of Westminster Magistrates Court, where a case management hearing in the U.S. extradition case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is...

Colorado abandons legal effort to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger

FILE PHOTO: A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in this picture illustration taken...

Netflix vows to stop you sharing passwords with friends and family

The days of sharing Netflix passwords could be coming to an end (Image: Getty)Netflix is going to stop you sharing passwords with friends...

'Pierre Delecto' Mitt Romney admits Twitter alter ego

(Reuters) - Republican Senator Mitt Romney has admitted to using a secret Twitter account under the pseudonym “Pierre Delecto” to follow politicians, journalists...

Avast target of cyber-security attack, company and Czech counterintelligence say

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech-based Avast and Czech counterintelligence service BIS said on Monday they had detected a network attack on the cyber-security company...

SAP teams up on cloud sales with Microsoft

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business software group SAP said on Monday it had reached a three-year deal with Microsoft to help its large enterprise...

Ex-Navy engineer built a car battery with a 1,500 mile range

Battery inventor Trevor Jackson, has just signed a deal with Austin Motor Company to scale up production of his creation (Picture: John McLellan/Mail...

WikiLeaks founder Assange appears confused at extradition hearing

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday, struggling to recall his name and age...

Bank Of America expands zero-commission stock trading

FILE PHOTO: A man uses an ATM machine next an inflatable plastic balloon inside a Bank of America branch in Times Square in...

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Microsoft contracts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Microsoft’s (MSFT.O) contracts with European Union institutions do not fully protect data in line with EU law, the European Data...

Wirecard hires KPMG for independent audit after FT allegations

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - German payments company Wirecard has hired KPMG to conduct an independent audit to address allegations by the Financial Times that...

Monster asteroid linked to Japan ‘fireball’ incident could be doomed to hit Earth, scientists...

Humanity could face extinction if the doomsday space rock smashed into our planet (Image: Getty)A fireball that exploded in the sky over Japan...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, minus beard, appears in London court

Demonstrators hold banners during a protest outside of Westminster Magistrates Court, where a case management hearing in the U.S. extradition case of WikiLeaks...

What time and where to watch the Orionids meteor shower in the UK tonight

It will be a late night for meteor fans this evening (Picture: Getty Images)The skies above the UK will be filled with shooting...

Israel's Upstream wins funding to expand in automotive cybersecurity

DETROIT (Reuters) - Israel’s Upstream Security has secured $30 million funding from a wide range of global automakers and venture capital firms as...

Are electric cars as 'green' as you think?

It's predicted that by 2030, over 125 million electric vehicles will be owned by people worldwide. But where's the lithium that powers their...

Nasa could grow tomatoes on Mars and it means weed farming may also be...

A view of the red and apparently dead planet Mars (Image: Nasa)Whenever you hear someone is cultivating ‘tomatoes’ you should probably be a...

Scientists build ‘artificial skin’ interface that can be added to phones and laptops

The ‘artificial skin’ interface known as Skin-On (PA)Scientists have developed an ‘artificial skin’ that they say can wrap around devices like phones or...