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Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft crashes on Moon

The first privately funded mission to the Moon has crashed on the lunar surface after the apparent failure of its main engine. The Israeli spacecraft - called Beresheet - attempted...

Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun receives £735m bonus

The founder of Xiaomi has been given a "reward" worth more than £735m by the Chinese smartphone-maker. The payment was confirmed in the firm's 2018 annual report. The company had previously...

Google’s new Currents app is its enterprise replacement for Google+

Now that Google+ is history, today, Google unveiled what will be offered to G Suite users in its place: Currents. The new app “enables people to have meaningful discussions and...

Sony creates colossal 16K screen in Japan

The biggest 16K screen of its kind will shortly go on show in Japan. Sony's display contains 16 times as many pixels as a 4K television and 64 times as...

Flickr adds photo theft detection tools

Photo-sharing website Flickr is to offer subscribers copy-protection tools that can detect if their images have been used without permission. Flickr Pro subscribers will be able to monitor up to...

Google’s Wing drones approved to make public deliveries in Australia

Wing, the drone delivery company owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is launching its first public drone delivery service in Canberra, Australia after the country’s aviation authority granted it...

Facebook to use AI to respect the dead

Facebook has said it is working on using artificial intelligence to prevent a common and upsetting problem: receiving notifications about deceased friends and loved ones. The company said it hoped...

Microsoft confirms you really, really don’t need to “safely remove” USB flash drives anymore

You know how every tech expert in your life told you how crucially important it was to safely eject a flash drive before ripping it out of your PC?...

Blackpink: K-pop group’s Kill This Love video sets YouTube record

South Korean pop band Blackpink have set a new record for the fastest music video to reach 100 million views on YouTube, beating a record previously held by another...

Google’s ethics board shut down

An independent group set up to oversee Google's artificial intelligence efforts, has been shut down less than a fortnight after it was launched. The Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC)...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...