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Today β€” November 19th 2018Technology

Tencent looks to counter China freeze with Sea deal

Tie-up bolsters Tencent’s access to south-east Asia’s fast-growing online gaming market

  • November 19th 2018 at 07:03

Last week in telecoms: regulation, Italy, BT and Telenet in focus

(Telecompaper) Last week, the European telecoms sector managed to outperform the broader market. The Telecompaper sector index ended the week up 0.7 percent, versus 1.5 percent loss for the EuroStoxx 50 index. Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom, our index's heaviest contributors, ended the week with gains of 6.6 and 3.0 percent, respectively. Two microcaps delivered the best results: Tiscali (+20%) and Forthnet (+9.8%). Gamma Communications, without significant news, lost 12 percent, erasing much of this year's gain.

  • November 19th 2018 at 07:00

Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

Southeast Asia's internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online.

The Facebook Movie Told Us What We Needed to Know About Mark Zuckerberg


Rewatching “The Social Network,” eight years later: What seemed like an underdog story at the time is now more of a warning.

Finally, a Machine That Can Finish Your Sentence


Completing someone else’s thought is not an easy trick for A.I. But new systems are starting to crack the code of natural language.

Peanut allergy could be beaten by building up tolerance

People with a peanut allergy have been given new hope after a study showed sufferers could build up tolerance to them.

  • November 18th 2018 at 13:55
Yesterday β€” November 18th 2018Technology

Apple boss says tech industry regulation β€˜inevitable’

Free market not working in protecting privacy, concedes Tim Cook

  • November 18th 2018 at 20:34

First-ever Oregon dinosaur bone found by scientists

By Robert Gearty

University of Oregon scientists have found the first confirmed dinosaur bone in Oregon, Fox 12 Oregon reports.

Facebook put profits above care for democracy

Silicon Valley faces a reckoning, just as banks did after the financial crisis

  • November 18th 2018 at 18:32

Technogym steps up pace to win world fitness race

Italian group to launch stay-at-home training platform

  • November 18th 2018 at 15:36

Facebook drawn into violent Sri Lankan political row

Facebook has found itself drawn into an escalating political row in Sri Lanka as opposition MPs accuse the ruling party of using data to launch a crackdown.

  • November 18th 2018 at 14:33

Supercomputers Assist Firefighters As Wildfires Spread In California

By Lauren Sommer
A man stands in the middle of the street at the Seminole Springs mobile home park in Malibu Lake after the Woolsey Fire roared through the community on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California.

New technology builds on existing models and adds in the growing amount of real-time data available from NASA satellites, weather stations, field cameras and aerial reconnaissance flights.

(Image credit: Wally Skalij/Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

  • November 18th 2018 at 14:02

NASA, Lockheed Martin building plane that could see the return of supersonic passenger travel

By Jon Lockett

NASA is joining forces with US defense giant Lockheed Martin to build a state-of-the-art test plane that could pave the way for the return of supersonic passenger travel.

Shark mauls teenage boy in Australia

By Christopher Carbone

A teenager was mauled by a shark while spearfishing off the northern coast of Australia on Sunday, authorities said.

Science, Technology, Math, Engineering And Now Congress

By Ashley Westerman
Then-candidate Chrissy Houlahan during a campaign rally in Philadelphia on Sept. 21, 2018.

"Somebody with a technical background might think in a little bit different than the way, for instance, that a lawyer would think," says Chrissy Houlahan, a new lawmaker with a STEM background.

(Image credit: Matt Rourke/AP)

  • November 18th 2018 at 13:00

Zuckerberg Defends Company in Friday Meeting With Employees


Facebook’s co-founder and other executives, including Sheryl Sandberg, answered employees’ questions after a New York Times investigation of the company.

Before yesterdayTechnology

NASA video teases return to Moon and flight to Mars

A new video released by NASA has teased the space agency's return to the Moon and plans to fly beyond it with missions to Mars.

  • November 17th 2018 at 18:18