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Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Concerns about “fake news” have dominated discussions about the relationship between the media and politics in the developed world in recent...
Spain approves contested data protection law
Spain approves contested data protection law
The Spanish senate approved on Wednesday a controversial online data protection law which critics say will allow political parties to target voters...
Departing Facebook comms chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
Departing Facebook comms chief takes blame for PR firm controversy
The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team on Wednesday took responsibility for the controversial hiring of a conservative consulting firm...
Waste not: South Africa makes world's first human urine brick
Waste not: South Africa makes world's first human urine brick
One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down the loo.
NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any...
After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future
After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future
What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade?
Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised...
Bionic mushrooms are a thing now
Bionic mushrooms are a thing now
Before Hollywood’s preoccupation with turning old TV shows into awful movies had run its course, there was an attempt by comedian Jim Carrey to...
Astrophysicists bicker over extraterrestrial drive-by
Astrophysicists bicker over extraterrestrial drive-by
A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our...
Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory
Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory
A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our...
Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
Governments worldwide are stepping up the use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip...
UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax
UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax
Britain could become the first major world economy to impose a specific tax on tech giants, as international negotiations to overhaul analogue-era...
Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour
Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour
Apple is investigating a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant's supplier forced student workers to work "like...
Huawei pulls out all the stops
Huawei pulls out all the stops
Huawei launched the much-hyped Mate 20 Pro in South Africa this week, a week after the global launch in London.

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