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NASA to deflect asteroid in key test of planetary defense

WASHINGTON: NASA will on Monday attempt a feat humanity has never before accomplished: deliberately smacking a spacecraft into an asteroid to slightly deflect its...

Facebook whistleblower launches nonprofit to take on big tech

SAN FRANSISCO: Whistleblower Frances Haugen — a former Facebook engineer who leaked documents suggesting the firm put profits before safety — on Thursday launched...

US jury orders Meta to pay $174.5mn for violating patents

SAN FRANCISCO: A US jury on Wednesday ordered Meta to pay $174.5 million for violating live-streaming patents developed by a US Army veteran seeking...

FM Bilawal urges Meta to open its office in Pakistan

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday urged Facebook's parent firm Meta to open its office in Pakistan. The foreign minister made...

Facebook parent Meta in EU setback against German rules

BERLIN: Facebook's parent company Meta on Tuesday suffered a setback in its challenge against German antitrust rules as a top adviser to the EU...

Elon Musk wants to bring Starlink internet to Iran

WASHINGTON: SpaceX will apply for an exemption from US sanctions against Iran in a bid to offer its satellite internet service to the country,...

Scientists discover strange diamond from 4.5 billion years ago

Scientists from the UK and Australia revealed that they have found a diamond from a dwarf planet on Earth.Andy Tomkins, a geologist and professor...

China discovers new mineral on moon that could produce unlimited energy

China has discovered a moon crystal called Changesite-(Y) made up of a material previously unknown to us via lunar samples collected by China’s Chang'e-5.In...

US gets a voice in Epic battle with Apple

SAN FRANCISCO: The US justice department wants to have its say on Apple's antitrust tussle with Epic Games, which is due to be heard...

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