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New tech is revolutionising ecology, conservation
New tech is revolutionising ecology, conservation
Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its
'Multiverse' theory cut down to size
'Multiverse' theory cut down to size
With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe...
Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal
Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal
Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, announced on Wednesday that it was closing and would file for insolvency in Britain and...
Facebook promises to fix you up and protect your privacy
Facebook promises to fix you up and protect your privacy
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature – while vowing to...
WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook
WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook
WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum on Monday put out word that he is leaving Facebook, which bought the smartphone messaging service four years ago for...
Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal
The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from 50 million Facebook users defended his role in the scandal on Sunday, saying he "never...
Facebook to tout new EU data protection law with ads
Facebook to tout new EU data protection law with ads
Facebook took out full-page ads in European newspapers on Monday to trumpet tough new EU legislation that promises "more data protection for you",...
One Facebook app, a data leak of 60 000 users
One Facebook app, a data leak of 60 000 users
The personal data of about 60 000 South Africans may have been shared with controversial political data firm Cambridge Analytica, after friends of...
As eSports grow, Chinese teams make themselves at home
As eSports grow, Chinese teams make themselves at home
Tucked away in a nondescript furniture mall, LGD Gaming's multimillion-dollar eSports home venue may not bring to mind Old Trafford or Yankee...
YouTube shooting shows how fake news spirals on social media
YouTube shooting shows how fake news spirals on social media
Within minutes of the shooting at YouTube offices in California, social media was awash with conspiracy theories and images of the supposed...
Pink-haired whistleblower at heart of Facebook scandal
Pink-haired whistleblower at heart of Facebook scandal
Instantly recognisable with his pink hair and nose ring, Christopher Wylie claims to have helped create data analysis company Cambridge Analytica...
The Scientific African launched to increase research output
The Scientific African launched to increase research output
A new scientific journal has been launched in Africa in an...
Cambridge Analytica’s role in Africa overstated
Cambridge Analytica’s role in Africa overstated
Election manipulation is a hot story. In the last few days, Cambridge...
Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' as Facebook scandal mushrooms
Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' as Facebook scandal mushrooms
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed Wednesday to "step up" to fix problems at the social media giant, as it fights a snowballing scandal over...

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