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Stealth space catapult startup SpinLaunch is raising $30M
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:57

 What if instead of blasting cargo into space on a rocket, we could fling it into space using a catapult? That’s the big, possibly crazy, p...

Making anaesthesia safer by tracking brain activity
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:48

Watching the wavesAROUND 1936 three neurologists at Harvard Medical School raided the medicine cabinet, filling their boots with morphine, barbiturate...

Shooting survivors endure new assault - from online trolls
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:53

One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." ABC News: Technology

'Nong Fah' leads THAI's data upgrade
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 03:43

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) is embracing chatbots and big data analytics to gain insight into customers and boost online sales. Bangkokpost...

The Trend in Online Shopping: Not Shopping Online
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:42

(WSJ) In the prospectus for its mammoth 2014 stock listing, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. highlighted online-only...

Twitter “bot” purge causes outcry from trollerati as follower counts fall
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:50

A number of "alt-right," pro-Trump, and self-described conservative social media personalities awoke this morning to find that they had a lot fewer fo...

White nationalist Jared Taylor sues Twitter over ban
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:53

Jared Taylor's lawyer claims the suspension of his client's account is a form of Twitter censorship. BBC News - Technology

One-stop counterfeit certificate shops for all your malware-signing needs
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:45

A digital signature used by malware that infected the network of Kaspersky Lab in 2014. Counterfeit certificates that generate such fraudulent signatu...

Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:48

How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health. NYT > T...

Disney’s lawsuit against Redbox may have backfired
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:47

Disney's attempt to prevent Redbox from buying its discs for rental and resale may have blown up in the House of Mouse's face. The Hollywood...

Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:47

It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged. NYT...

Tel Aviv, TechCrunch is coming back, this time with a conference
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:46

 The third time is a charm, Tel Aviv. After holding a Meetup + Pitch-off the last two years in Israel, TechCrunch is returning on 7 June 2018 for...

Somkid warns of digital stall
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:02

Digital transformation in Thailand should be complete by 2021 or the economy will face falling GDP growth and fail to become a digital economy, says S...

State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:47

Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era. ...

A system to tell good fake bokeh from bad
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:48

 The pixel-peepers at DxOMark have shared some of the interesting metrics and techniques they use to judge the quality of a smartphone’s ar...

Employers' union braces for automation
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:46

Automation and robotics will replace labour-intensive jobs over the next five years as e-commerce comes to the fore and Thailand undergoes a worker sh...

Americans prefer bank branches over mobile apps for opening new accounts
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mobile banking apps keep getting better, but 60 percent of Americans would still rather open a new checking account in person at ...

The Alamo
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:12

The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas is a former mission and fortress, built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century. In 1835, during the Texas Revolutio...

Walmart's selling a white Philips Hue lightbulb for $10 today
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:05

Today's a good day to stock up on light bulbs for your smart home. Walmart is selling a single Philips Hue White A19 bulb for $ 10—or for 33 percen...

Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone images leaked by MWC app
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:56

Images of the firm's forthcoming flagship phone are revealed ahead of its Barcelona debut on Sunday. BBC News - Technology

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