Technology

Tesla driver charged with manslaughter in deadly Autopilot crash raises new legal questions about...

A deadly 2019 crash involving a Tesla Model S has prompted renewed scrutiny over who should be held liable in such cases.The Tesla slammed into a Honda Civic, killing both occupants.The Tesla driver, Kevin...

US adds 22 new fields of study for international students’ programme

To enhance the contributions of non-immigrant students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and support the growth of the economy and innovation, the United States department of homeland security (DHS)...

Afghan female robotics team defiant after fleeing Taliban to Qatar

DOHA, Qatar — They are known as Afghanistan's "robot girls." The 10 high schoolers from Afghanistan's western city of Herat are members of a team that has made international headlines for several years for its...

Bezos’ Blue Origin takes NASA to court over SpaceX lunar lander contract

Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin filed a complaint in federal court against NASA, continuing its protest that the agency wrongly awarded a lucrative contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX earlier this year. “This bid protest...

A top Harvard astronomer is studying UFOs, thanks in part to the Pentagon report

WASHINGTON — A few days after the government released its report on UFOs, Avi Loeb got a call from the Harvard astronomy department that set off an unusual series of events. An administrative assistant informed...

Twitter is testing out a feature that allows users to shop directly from a...

Twitter doubled down on its dive into e-commerce with the launch Wednesday of its Shop Module, which allows users to buy items directly from users' profiles. The new feature, which allows brands to add a...

Strong signal from US govt welcoming international students

In a joint statement by the US departments of state and education, the Biden-Harris administration on Monday highlighted a co-ordinated approach by the US government to welcome international students and scholars to America. The...

Why Netflix is getting into video games

For the first time, Netflix executives spoke at length about the company’s video gaming aspirations. Their rationale for expanding the company’s product offerings was very... Netflixian. Superficially, Netflix will start offering mobile games to subscribers...

Russia still using ‘brute force’ to break into computer systems

The U.S. government has a message for just about everyone with a computer: Russia is still using some of the oldest tricks in the hacker book to break into your systems. The Russian military intelligence...

Launching Jeff Bezos into space is a leap too far for insurers

Launching one of the richest individuals on earth into orbit has proved a leap too far for insurers, who are not ready to price the risk of losing Jeff Bezos or his fellow space...