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Facebook appears to be secretly working on a modular smartphone that could be akin to Google's failed Project Ara experiment. The company has filed a patent for a "modular electromechanical device" that would offer replaceable hardware.
An artificial intelligence system being developed at Facebook has created its own language. It developed a system of code words to make communication more efficient. The researchers shut the system down as it prompted concerns we could lose control of AI.
The U.S. can now ship milled rice to China, for the first time ever, signaling a win for American farmers who have long fought to see a phytosanitary protocol finalized. The agreement will give the U.S. access to the world's biggest consumer of rice.
A new USB stick offers everything you need to get started with neural computing development for just $79. Created by Movidius, an AI startup now owned by Intel, the Neural Compute Stick aims to "democratize" deep learning so everyone can access it.
A leading artificial intelligence expert has said he believes research in the field must start to build on existing areas of neuroscience. Describing the two areas as having a "long and intertwined history," he said AI will need to learn human qualities.
India's richest man Mukesh Ambani said Friday that his telecoms venture Jio would launch a free smartphone, escalating a price war that is shaking up the country's ultra-competitive mobile market.
Deep under Shanghai, workers on a flood-lit construction rig carefully install massive concrete wall sections for a new subway tunnel, adding metre-by-metre to the world's longest metro system.
Azerbaijan on Thursday sentenced a Russian-Israeli travel blogger who wrote in support of Armenian separatists to three years in jail for visiting the disputed territory of Nagorny Karabakh.
Saudi police said Tuesday they were questioning a woman who appeared in an online video in a miniskirt and crop top walking through a historic site in the ultraconservative kingdom.
Indonesia has blocked web-based access to a popular messaging service and threatened a full ban on the app due to its "terrorism" content, the government said.
Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.
The digital transformation of pathology is being taken up at different rates worldwide. One area where considerable growth has taken place is with the U.K. National Health Service. This is crystallized in a new report.
For pathologists the computer could soon become the diagnostic workstation, customized by the scientist to provide the resources to improve diagnostic outcomes, advise on treatments and monitor patient responses.
SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk has downplayed the chances of a successful inaugural flight for his Falcon Heavy space launch vehicle, admitting there is a "good chance it would not make it to orbit in its first launch.
Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years, longer than previously thought, roaming the area alongside giant megafauna, scientists said in a finding that sheds fresh light on when modern humans left Africa.
The death of Liu Xiaobo deprives China's dissident movement of a crucial figurehead at a time when political activism on the mainland is being forced ever deeper underground, and pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong are under threat.
Slovenia said Friday it will sue the European Commission for allowing winemakers in neighbouring Croatia to use one of its protected wine designations.
International fears over Venezuela's growing unrest soared on Friday as prosecutors said the death toll in months of anti-government protests had passed 100, and a political gridlock between President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition worsened.
France should create more reception centres for migrants to ensure decent conditions as arrivals pick up pace in the summer months, the head of an independent rights watchdog said Friday.
The suicide of a 23-year-old worker on Tokyo's Olympic stadium was due to overwork, his family said, as Japan races to finish building venues for the 2020 Games.
After representing Eritrea in cycling tournaments across Africa, Daniel Teklay took a journey of a different sort last year when he escaped across his country's militarised border to a new life as a refugee.
Senegal's US Ouakam team was suspended from the country's football federation on Monday after accusations its supporters threw projectiles at rival fans triggering a stampede that left eight dead.
Defending champion Mexico booked their spot in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup Sunday by blanking Curacao 2-0 and stretching their tournament win streak to eight straight games.
Justin Bieber is not welcome to perform in China because of his "bad behaviour", Beijing authorities have said, after the pop idol angered many Chinese in 2014 by visiting a controversial Japanese war shrineThe Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture revea...
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick performed at the Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Long Island, for a great turnout.
On July 20, alternative band Sister Hazel headlined Gramercy Theatre in New York City, and they put on a rocking concert.
Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has reportedly committed suicide at age 41. The news has been reported by the Los Angeles country coroner.
If you’re not innovating in the automotive industry right now, you’re dead and dying. The influence of disruptors like Tesla and the fast pace of technological changes in vehicles are driving companies to rapidly future proof their product lines.
A new report shows that Toronto is North America’s fastest-growing tech market. The fourth largest city in North America is becoming a leader in all things technology and innovation.
Despite global sanctions over its weapons programmes, North Korea's economy grew at the fastest pace in 17 years thanks to a jump in exports and increased production in mining and other industries, the South's central bank said Friday.
The International Monetary Fund late Thursday approved a one-year, $1.8 billion loan program for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step.
Health technology continues to expand across general fitness werarables and advanced medical instruments. With the home fitness market, a big growth area is with virtual and augmented reality.
A great deal of digital health innovation has been aimed directly at the consumer, but what about the companies that operate fitness centers and gyms? Here technologies like virtual reality can make a difference.
The digital health technology market is prominent in every store and, in the case of wrist devices, found on many people you'll pass in the street. Is this market near saturation? No, according to market analysts.
The first child in the world to undergo a double hand transplant is now able to write, feed and dress himself, doctors have said, declaring the ground-breaking operation a success after 18 months.
The first round of negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are to begin next month but Canada has yet to make its key demands clear while the U.S. has done so.
Toppled Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was mobbed Friday by well-wishers, many bearing red roses, as she arrived for what could be the final hearing in a trial for criminal negligence that carries a 10-year jail term.
The Islamic State group is falling "very fast," US President Donald Trump said Thursday as he visited the Pentagon for a military strategy meeting. "We're doing very well against ISIS.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Poland Thursday after lawmakers adopted a controversial reform of the Supreme Court despite the threat of unprecedented EU sanctions.
South Miami, Florida has become the first city in the state to require new homes to include rooftop solar installations, thanks to a teenage girl who helped to write the measure.
For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk of a devastating earthquake or tsunami.
Russia on Thursday dismissed an international court ruling it must pay the Netherlands 5.4 million euros ($6.25 million) for the 2013 seizure of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship.
Firefighting planes were dispatched to battle a fresh blaze near Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik on Thursday as scores of emergency personnel remained on duty further north.
North Korea's tourism agency has launched a website offering holiday options ranging from surfing to rice planting, despite strong US warnings to avoid travel to a nation where several trips have ended in jail.
Health technology continues to expand across general fitness werarables and advanced medical instruments. With the home fitness market, a big growth area is with virtual and augmented reality.
The United States confirmed Friday that it plans to ban its nationals from traveling to North Korea, in the wake of the death of an American student who was imprisoned by Pyongyang during a tourist visit.
On Thursday, Air France launched Europe's newest airline, Joon. The newest offshoot of the 84-year-old company is aimed at younger clientele aged 18 to 35.