Tie-up bolsters Tencent’s access to south-east Asia’s fast-growing online gaming market
(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.
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.
Rewatching “The Social Network,” eight years later: What seemed like an underdog story at the time is now more of a warning.
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.
People with a peanut allergy have been given new hope after a study showed sufferers could build up tolerance to them.
The leaders of one Indian state gave 2.9 million smartphones to residents, then used them to campaign for re-election. Others may copy the model.
Free market not working in protecting privacy, concedes Tim Cook
University of Oregon scientists have found the first confirmed dinosaur bone in Oregon, Fox 12 Oregon reports.
Silicon Valley faces a reckoning, just as banks did after the financial crisis
Italian group to launch stay-at-home training platform
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.
Sometimes it is just better to just let nature run its course, that's the message from officials in Colorado
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.
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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.
A teenager was mauled by a shark while spearfishing off the northern coast of Australia on Sunday, authorities said.
"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.
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Facebook’s co-founder and other executives, including Sheryl Sandberg, answered employees’ questions after a New York Times investigation of the company.
Tech giants have found key allies among Democrats for years, a bond strengthened through mutual interests and campaign donations. But a year of scandals has forced a reckoning in Washington.
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.