China’s coronavirus campaign offers a look at the surveillance system

China's coronavirus campaign offers a look at the surveillance system

BEIJING – The coronavirus outbreak in China has given an unprecedented insight into how an extensive surveillance camera system works, as monitoring stations are renowned epidemic “war rooms” that help…

Palantir CEO Joins Elon Musk in Considering Leaving CA

Palantir CEO Joins Elon Musk in Considering Leaving CA

Silicon Valley-based software company Palantir is following the example of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and is openly considering abandoning California’s “growing bigotry and monoculture”, its co-founder said. Speaking during an…

Astronauts will use touchscreen for the first time in space mission

Astronauts will use touchscreen for the first time in space mission

When two NASA astronauts blast off to the International Space Station on Wednesday, they will make history by using a staple of the modern era, but a rarity in space:…

Switzerland first to use Apple-Google coronavirus contact tracking app

Switzerland first to use Apple-Google coronavirus contact tracking app

Apple and Google signed a landmark partnership a few weeks ago to develop a common application standard that allows governments to conduct sophisticated contact-tracking campaigns that could help them contain…

Asteroid that led to the extinction of dinosaurs hit at deadly angle

Asteroid that led to the extinction of dinosaurs hit at deadly angle

It was one shot in 66 million years. The 6.2-mile-wide asteroid that crashed on the Yucatan peninsula at the end of the Cretaceous period did so at the “deadliest possible…

SpaceX Launch Makes Space a ‘New War Domain’

SpaceX Launch Makes Space a 'New War Domain'

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the launch of SpaceX on Wednesday afternoon has huge financial and military implications for the US. USA, including making space the “new domain of war”….

New devices could track employee movements to maintain social distance

New devices could track employee movements to maintain social distance

You may have a new excuse to stay away from your coworkers. When Americans return to work, they are likely to be tasked with staying away from each other while…

Ford police officers can now kill the coronavirus with extreme heat

Ford police officers can now kill the coronavirus with extreme heat

Ford is ready to bring the heat to the fight against the coronavirus. The automaker has developed a software update for some of your explorer based police interceptor utility patrol…

Doctors use GPS, boats to detect viruses on the Greek islands

Doctors use GPS, boats to detect viruses on the Greek islands

SIKINOS, Greece – Using boats, GPS, and a portable cooler, doctors deployed by Greece’s national public health agency launched a coronavirus screening test on the country’s Aegean islands before the…

Singaporean receives four months in jail for COVID-19 Facebook post

Singaporean receives four months in jail for COVID-19 Facebook post

SINGAPORE – Singapore jailed a taxi driver for four months on Wednesday over a Facebook post in which he falsely claimed that food establishments would close and urged people to…