You are in: Home » Technology
Morocco media boss to pay minister defamation damages

Morocco media boss to pay minister defamation damages Mon, 27 Jul, 2015

The director of Morocco's Arabic-language newspaper Al-Akhbar, Rachid Niny, said he was sentenced Monday to pay 400,000 dirhams ($41,000, nearly 37,000 euros) in defamation damages to a minister.
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dies

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dies Mon, 13 Jul, 2015

Nintendo's chief executive has died of cancer at the age of 55, it said Monday, in an upheaval for the Japanese videogame giant just months after abandoning a consoles-only policy and launching a push into the booming smartphone games market.
U.S. spy agency tapped German chancellery for decades: WikiLeaks

U.S. spy agency tapped German chancellery for decades: WikiLeaks Thu, 09 Jul, 2015

The U.S. National Security Agency tapped phone calls involving German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years and spied on the staff of her predecessors, WikiLeaks said on Wednesday.
Europe to end mobile roaming charges

Europe to end mobile roaming charges Tue, 30 Jun, 2015

The European Union has agreed to end mobile roaming charges within two years and allow travelers with European phone plans to pay the same price for calls, text messages and data anywhere in the 28 EU nations.
WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business

WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business Mon, 29 Jun, 2015

WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.
US spied on French presidents, Wikileaks claims

US spied on French presidents, Wikileaks claims Wed, 24 Jun, 2015

The United States National Security Agency spied on French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, WikiLeaks said in a press statement published on Tuesday, citing top secret intelligence reports and technical documents.
Cuba expanding Wi-Fi access, making it cheaper

Cuba expanding Wi-Fi access, making it cheaper Thu, 18 Jun, 2015

Cuba says it's expanding Internet access by adding Wi-Fi capacity to dozens of state-run Internet centers and more than halving the cost that users pay for an hour online.
US says data on four million government staff hacked

US says data on four million government staff hacked Fri, 05 Jun, 2015

The US government admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China.
Breast cancer screening cuts deaths by 40 %

Breast cancer screening cuts deaths by 40 % Thu, 04 Jun, 2015

Breast cancer screening between the ages of 50 and 69 leads to a 40% reduction in women dying of the disease, according to a major international review.
Bad weather casts doubt on solar Pacific flight

Bad weather casts doubt on solar Pacific flight Mon, 01 Jun, 2015

Solar Impulse 2 was in a holding pattern near Japan on Monday as organisers warned that bad weather in the days ahead could block the aircraft's ambitious bid to cross the Pacific Ocean.
Solar plane heads across Pacific on historic journey

Solar plane heads across Pacific on historic journey Sat, 30 May, 2015

The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off early Sunday for a six-day, six-night flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
Honda recalls 5 million cars as airbag woes spread

Honda recalls 5 million cars as airbag woes spread Thu, 14 May, 2015

Honda Motor Co. recalled an additional 4.89 million vehicles around the world Thursday for a new type of problem in Takata air bag inflators, for which Japanese rivals Toyota and Nissan have already carried out recalls.
US court rules NSA bulk phone metadata collection illegal

US court rules NSA bulk phone metadata collection illegal Thu, 07 May, 2015

A US appeals court ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency's massive collection of phone records of Americans is illegal because it exceeds the scope of what Congress authorized.
Google, Facebook join Red Cross to find thousands missing after Nepal quake

Google, Facebook join Red Cross to find thousands missing after Nepal quake Mon, 27 Apr, 2015

German development worker Caroline Siebald and her boyfriend Charles Gertler, an American glaciologist, were on a rafting trip in Nepal when the earthquake struck and initially panicked about how to let their families know they were safe.
India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row Thu, 23 Apr, 2015

India's government took Al Jazeera news channel off the air on Wednesday for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of disputed Kashmir.

Top World Stories

Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

Emergency workers in Bangladesh on Thursday stepped up the search for victims of the country's worst ever landslides, with mounting claims that the disaster was made worse by unchecked development. EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal US appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis Tunisians protest for right not to fast during Ramadan

Video & Audio News

Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Archive

Please choose a date from the date-picker on the right to get all the news of the date you like!
Note: Archived news are available only from '2007-01-01' onwards.
calendar

Features/Views/Analysis

COMMON SENSE – A RELIC OF THE PAST?

Once upon a time, this is how fairy tales usually begin. This is not a fairy tale, but once upon a time people used to talk about common sense and to ...

Sponsored Links

Air France