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NASA Accuses China Of Stealing Space Technology
NASA's Bill Nelson said: "Yeah, they're pretty good at stealing, And I think that's incumbent upon us to take cybersecurity very, very seriously."
Coin In Bitcoin Name Doesn't Make It Money: IMF Chief
IMF chief said crypto products may be offering faster services at a much lower cost and better inclusivity, but for that also there was a need to separate apples from bananas and regulation would be key there.
Cost of living: Bank of England chief hits back at criticism it has 'stoked inflation'
Andrew Bailey uses a speech to reject criticism from predecessor Lord King in an interview with Sky News that the Bank, and others, were guilty of a mistake that amounted to a "failure of the economics profession".
Facial recognition company Clearview AI fined £7.5m for illegally using images of Brits scraped from online
The company is accused of illegally scraping 20 billion images of people's faces from the web without their knowledge or permission, and then using them to form a global facial recognition database.
Elon Musk wants a 25% discount on his Twitter bid if 25% of Twitter's users are spam bots - are they?
The billionaire, who claims to be spending less than 5% of his time on the $44bn takeover, has made a number of comments in recent weeks criticising Twitter - and has clashed with its chief executive over how the bot count is established.
Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions of Americans
Oxfam at WEF Annual Meeting 2022: Pandemic created a new billionaire every 30 hours
As the rich & powerful from across the globe gather in Davos for the WEF Annual Meeting 2022, Oxfam International said the pandemic has seen a new billionaire emerging every 30 hours.
Dubai developer to buy Florida condo collapse site for $120M
A billionaire developer from Dubai is set to purchase the site of a South Florida condominium that collapsed last June, killing 98 people, for $120 million after no other bids were submitted by the Friday evening deadline for next week’s...
Which countries could go the Sri Lanka way
Sri Lanka's debt crisis is a warning to the world. The World Bank says a global debt storm is coming. It could engulf 70 developing countries & make their economies fall like dominoes. What are the threats they face? How can they be aver...
New Bluetooth hack can unlock your Tesla—and all kinds of other devices
All it takes to hijack Bluetooth-secured devices is custom code and $100 in hardware.
Ask Hard Questions In Xinjiang: Uyghurs To UN Rights Chief
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is expected to visit the Xinjiang cities Urumqi and Kashgar on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a six-day tour.
Tesla is back to ramping up Gigafactory Shanghai to new production records
Tesla is back to ramping up production at Gigafactory Shanghai. The automaker could reportedly be back to pre-shutdown level as soon as tomorrow and plans to ramp up to new records later this week.
Japan Hosts Quad Summit Seeking Unity On Countering China
Quad Summit 2022: The summit of the so-called Quad grouping takes place with Beijing beefing up its military and carrying out exercises and manoeuvres around disputed territory, including Taiwan.
UN Human Rights Chief Begins Contentious China Visit
Michelle Bachelet's tour comes at a time when Beijing stands accused of widespread abuses of Muslims in far-western Xinjiang.
Willing To Meet Vladimir Putin To End War: Ukraine's Zelensky In Davos
Russia-Ukraine War: "I cannot accept any kind of meeting with anyone coming from the Russian Federation but the president," Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said.
A Tranquil Vietnamese House With A Courtyard
Traditionally inspired Asian home design with a tranquil courtyard. Featuring glass wall living spaces, dark blue accent decor and inspirational outdoor spaces.
The French bob is the latest haircut you need to adopt
It's winter and we're looking for a new chic hairstyle. The French bob has come in at just the right time. Here is how to achieve the look.
Racism in UK maternity care risks safety of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity women – study
Participants in charity’s year-long inquiry describe being ignored and feeling patronised and dehumanised
UN denounces ‘racist’ and ‘homophobic’ coverage of monkeypox
UNAIDS warns some reporting and commentary on the virus has used stigmatising language that could harm public health.
Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz
Germany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and food prices.
Dubai charity to cooperate with WEF to establish platform for Food Innovation Hubs
As per an agreement signed between MBRGI and WEF, Dubai will be the international headquarters for the annual meeting of the Food Innovation Hubs
Abortion rights activists in the US can learn from recent progress on abortion access in Latin America
The prospect of the United States overturning decades of abortion rights, which materialized this week in a leaked draft opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, triggered shock waves in many countries in Latin America, where many ...
Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus
As Cuba confronts the worst shortages of food and medicine in decades and runaway inflation, a new exodus of the island's citizens is underway.
'Straight up child abuse': Canadian gymnast quit at the age of 13 due to what she alleges was a horrific and abusive environment
Amelia Cline can still remember what she loved about gymnastics; the 32-year-old Canadian says it was the chance to explore the limits of gravity.
Over 100,000 people officially missing or disappeared in Mexico
Mexico has officially registered more than 100,000 people as missing or disappeared, according to data from the Interior Ministry's National Registry of Missing People.
Elon Musk Posts Tesla Job Ad On Twitter, Receives Hilarious Responses
Elon Musk asked prospective candidates to share three to five bullet points showing "evidence of exceptional ability".
UK Confirms Community Transmission Of Monkeypox Virus
Monkeypox Virus Spread: There is no specific treatment but vaccination against smallpox has been found to be about 85 percent effective in preventing monkeypox.
"Racist, Homophobic": UN Denounces Monkeypox Reporting, Warns Of Stigma
UNAIDS said "a significant proportion" of recent monkeypox cases have been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.
92 Monkeypox Cases Now In 12 Countries
Monkeypox Cases: As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the World Health Organization said.
KPMG hit by latest in string of fines over Rolls-Royce bribery scandal
The big four auditor will be fined more than £4m for its work on the accounts of Rolls-Royce Holdings dating back more than ten years, Sky News learns.
Elon Musk 'worried' Twitter lacks incentive to fix spam bots: 'Very suspicious'
Elon Musk has expressed skepticism at Twitter's willingness to address the presence of bots on their platform.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin delays NS-21 suborbital spaceflight
Amazon founder's aerospace company did not disclose a new launch date for its fifth crewed flight
Texas parents sue Apple over AirPods, alleging Amber Alert damaged son’s hearing
The lawsuit filed by a Texas family in a California federal court said the Apple AirPods failed to reduce or limit the notification and volume of the alert
Shanghai reopens some public transport, still on high COVID alert
Shanghai reopened a small part of the world's longest subway system on Sunday after some lines had been closed for almost two months, as the city paves the way for a more complete lifting of its painful COVID-19 lockdown next week.
Biden arrives in Japan for summit, Quad meeting
US President Joe Biden arrived in Japan Sunday, his first visit to the country since taking office, hoping to bolster the bilateral alliance amid China's assertiveness and reaffirm cooperation over Russia's war in Ukraine.
US challenged in every domain of warfare - Gen. Milley
The United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said Saturday that the United States of America “is challenged in every domain of warfare: space, cyber, maritime, air and land.”
Find out just how deadly monkeypox is
Health authorities around the world are investigating a recent outbreak of monkeypox, a rare viral disease typically confined to Africa.
Morgan Freeman 'permanently banned' from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.
Millionaires join Davos protests, demanding ‘tax us now’
Group call for fresh taxation of wealthy to tackle cost of living crisis and gulf between rich and poor
More monkeypox cases detected in UK ‘on daily basis’, says scientist
Twenty cases confirmed in UK amid reports of child being admitted to intensive care in London hospital
What I like about Biden is that he believes in science…
PETER HITCHENS: Can anyone explain why this wasn't called surrender?
I have mentioned here before that the first act of violence in this war was actually the Western-backed mob putsch which overthrew Ukraine's lawful government in 2014.
Elon Musk: “Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department where we directly initiate & execute lawsuits. The team will report directly to me.”
The Doers vs The Takers: Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department from where Tesla will directly initiate & execute lawsuits. Elon Musk is Looking for hardcore streetfighters, not white-shoe lawyers like Perkins or Cooley who t...
Cost of living: Grocery prices up by 'more than 20%' in advance of food inflation caused by Ukraine war
Which? calls for greater transparency on pricing from supermarkets, accusing the sector of letting consumers down at a time when they need support amid the cost of living crisis.
Trump’s commerce secretary Ross plots £700m merger with UK’s Atom Bank
A SPAC set up by the financier Wilbur Ross is proposing a deal that will see the Durham-based digital bank listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Cost of living: The story of how an energy crisis very quickly turns into a price rise for everything
This economic shockwave touches every part of our lives - every one of our basic needs - which is why it is one that will hurt.
Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore?
If you're still reeling from the Covid pandemic, well sorry but there's another virus to get to grips with. This time it's monkeypox and there are around 80 confirmed cases in 11 countries, including the UK, that would not normally expec...
The endurance of Japan's simple street snack
Eaten right off the coals, yaki-imo (roasted sweet potatoes) are a beloved centuries-old food, whether they're served by old-fashioned street vendors or modern "imo" girls and boys.
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