Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with... Read more »

Falling and scoring, robots compete on football pitch

(Reuters) – Falling and scoring, robots from all across China and other countries kicked off the RoboCup Asia-Pacific Tianjin Invitational Tournament. As a side event of World 3rd Intelligence Congress, the matches... Read more »

Blocking Huawei won’t “make America great again”

(Xinhua) — The world has just witnessed further proof of the United States’ nonsensical concerns over the development of China’s innovative technologies. The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday announced that it... Read more »

Italy’s watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse

(Reuters) – Italy’s competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector. The watchdog said in... Read more »

Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat

At Dave Harper’s family farm in New Zealand’s scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy... Read more »

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from “foreign adversaries”. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US companies from using foreign telecoms believed to... Read more »

Pakistan to dispatch its first astronaut in space by 2022

Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary announced to dispatch Pakistan‘s first astronaut into space by 2022. Fawad Chaudhary announced that three universities will be allocated to prepare the curriculum for science... Read more »

Google confirms it will automatically delete users’ data

Writing in the official Google safety and security blog, David Monsees and Marlo McGriff, the product managers for Google search and maps respectively, say that the company is responding to user feedback... Read more »

Healthcare 3D printing matures fast in South Korea

The fast emerging 3D printing technology has provided new solutions for clinical finding and treatment as well as medical operations in South Korea. In the Seoul National University Hospital, surgeons used a... Read more »

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain

Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use. Microsoft released the tools ahead of its... Read more »

50000 companies exposed to hacks of ‘business critical’ SAP systems

Up to 50,000 companies running SAP software are at greater risk of being hacked after security researchers found new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems that haven’t been properly protected and published... Read more »

Drones can help repair buildings of future

The drones will be able to ‘see’ using computer vision technology, building 3D maps of their surroundings. Once they spot where a repair is required, they could even summon other drones to fix it.... Read more »