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Worldwide Pokemania crashes servers, raises security concerns
For the love of Pikachu: Many of the estimated 21 million users were playing Saturday when servers crashed across Europe and America.
Indonesia's justice ministry wants to track rapists with implanted microchips.
Would this even work? Absolutely not, one biohacking expert says.
India's 'Silicon Valley,' Bangalore is fast becoming a serious global player
Ideas, drive, a young, educated workforce and now, a boost from the government, are helping transform Bangalore into one of the world's leading hubs of IT, biotech and innovation.
Mexico City gets choked by the worst smog in over a decade
New restrictions have reduced the number of cars on the road, but that might not make much difference.
A Chinese funeral parlor is using 3-D printing to help the dead look their best
“It is difficult for relatives to see incomplete faces or bodies of their loved ones when they attend memorial services, and makeup cannot always sufficiently repair them."
Why Singapore is ground zero for the robot car revolution
Silicon Valley is the world’s top research hub for autonomous cars. But Singapore appears primed to tap America’s technological gains and get them on the road first.
Uber is expanding in Africa — and so are anti-Uber protests
In Nairobi this week, an Uber driver's car was torched. Again.
Germany is taking on Facebook’s data industrial complex
Personal privacy and data protection is a touchy subject for Germans.
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Introducing the world’s dopest tablecloth
A Swedish company has developed a tablecloth with a drum kit and piano keys printed on the fabric. Here's how it works.
Alphabet/Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable company
Alphabet, the parent firm for Google, became the world's most valuable company Tuesday as a jump in its share price helped it vault past tech rival Apple.
Made in Pakistan: Your next favorite mobile game
Pakistan has a thriving industry developing some of the world's most popular smartphone distractions.
Pakistan lifts YouTube ban after Google launches local censor-friendly version
Pakistan Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous.
Wikipedia announces its most edited page of all time: 'George W. Bush'
Former US president George W. Bush may no longer be able to change the course of history — but that hasn't stopped others trying for him.
Why Indians are turning down Facebook's free internet
Free Basics by Facebook lets users access certain websites free of charge. But at what cost to net neutrality?
The future looks bright for solar power in India
One recent political cartoon said Indians wouldn't know what to do with solar panels. The reality says otherwise.
Apple will pay Italy $348 million to settle tax fraud probe
Apple has agreed to pay Italy $348 million to settle a tax dispute after the US tech giant was investigated for suspected fraud, the country's tax agency.
Inside Red Star OS, North Korea's homemade operating system
A go-it-alone approach, paranoia and snooping: North Korea's computer system mirrors its political one.
Why the SpaceX rocket landing is great for NASA
Commercial space technology isn't replacing NASA. It's liberating it.
Vultures with GoPros are helping clean up Peru (VIDEO)
Peru fixes cameras and GPS technology to the scavengers and brands them as unsung heroes.
The UK just sent its first astronaut into space, officially
Unofficially, it's happened a few times already.
Erdogan friends Zuckerberg over pro-Muslim message
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday praised Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for emphasising the difference between Islam and terror.
NASA releases 'best close-ups' of Pluto
The US space agency has released a series of sharp Pluto snapshots, billing them as the best close-ups of the dwarf planet we may see for decades.
Why the US should hold on to Indian students
Indians bring high test scores — and tuition fees — to US universities. But could visa difficulties keep them from wanting to apply?
Don't believe everything you read on social media about the Paris attacks
Rumors, misinformation and outright lies were posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during and after the deadliest violence in France since World War II.
Mastermind behind Indonesia’s crocodile-guarded prison also considering piranhas
And he's not stopping there. 'We could use tigers too — for conservation at the same time.'
German intelligence spied on the FBI, UN agencies, US and EU companies and more
The latest news on the BND spy service fuels a debate in Germany about state surveillance that was kicked off by the revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The US has a law to stop NASA from working with China, and scientists hate it
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?
Turns out emojis are really bad for diplomacy
The cartoonish icons are everywhere. But maybe they shouldn't be. Just ask Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
US will require owners to register their recreational drones
Owners of recreational drones in the United States will soon have to register them, the government said Monday, as the popular devices become a growing hazard in the skies.
Facebook is accused of censoring investigative journalism about a powerful family
'It is striking that [Facebook] has acted so casually' in suspending a major newspaper's account, the head of anti-corruption group Transparency International said.