6/11/2019

Internet

Twitter offering 'topics,' from sports teams to K-pop

Twitter said Wednesday it is rolling out a feature that lets users follow topics the way they do people, starting with sports and K-pop, as part of its efforts to bring in and keep more users on the service.

Internet

Study: Russia's web-censoring tool sets pace for imitators

Russia is succeeding in imposing a highly effective internet censorship regime across thousands of disparate, privately owned providers in an effort also aimed at making government snooping pervasive, according to a study ...

Internet

California discloses Facebook probe, sues for documents

California's attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook's privacy practices Wednesday, as it sued the company over its repeated refusal to turn over documents and answer questions.

Robotics

On the way to intelligent microrobots

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have developed a micromachine that can perform different actions. First nanomagnets in the components of the microrobots are magnetically programmed and then the ...

Business

Xerox eyes deal for PC maker HP: reports

Xerox is mulling a takeover deal worth $27 billion for HP Inc., the consumer technology unit created by the split of Silicon Valley-based Hewlett Packard, reports said Wednesday.

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