Monday, May 29, 2017

SELF-HEALING SMARTPHONE-SCREEN MATERIAL CAN REPAIR SCRATCHES

The common sight of cracked and smashed smartphone screens could soon be a thing of the past thanks to the development of a new...

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal...

Ethiopia says to launch satellite into orbit in 3 to 5 years

Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing...

Facebook Is Finally Taking Action Against Fake News

Better late than never After an election season infused with hoax stories, more than a month of global outcry and at least one real-world incident...

Why the United Nations Must Move Forward With a Killer Robots Ban

Killer robots are on the agenda of a major United Nations meeting in Geneva this week. As part of a U.N. disarmament conference, participating countries are...

Yahoo reveals new hack, this time a billion-plus users

Yahoo said Wednesday more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 -- separate from its...

Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in election hack, US says

US intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part of a...

Made In Africa: Johannesburg Startup To Make First Smartphones In Africa

Johannesburg-based startup, Onyx Connect, is set to become the first firm in Africa to manufacture smartphones when its starts rolling out its phones in...

Errand app wins in Dahabshiil competition

A software application that seeks to connect busy people with personal shoppers for their errands has won the inaugural +254 Rising entrepreneurship competition that...

Celebrite: Israeli firm that can steal phone data in seconds

It only takes a few seconds for an employee of one of the world's leading hacking companies to take a locked smartphone and pull...

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HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: IS THE CRIME IN DARFUR BEING...

It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen...

Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...