PARIS: A group of top tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, on Tuesday issued a stern warning against the development of so-called killer robots.
SAN FRANCISCO: Cyber security firm Zimperium on Monday warned of a flaw in the world's most popular smartphone operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message.
MUMBAI: Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.
SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Monday said it is throttling back on its vision of having profiles at its social network serve as people's identities across its range of online offerings.
MIAMI: Astronomers hunting for another Earth have found what may be the closest match yet, a potentially rocky planet circling its star at the same distance as the Earth orbits the Sun, NASA said Thursday.
TOKYO: Japanese space scientists are on the hunt for a new name for an asteroid that may contain the secret of life, with a public competition beginning Wednesday.
LONDON: American World Cup champion Alex Morgan will be one of two women soccer players to score a first by featuring on the front cover of FIFA, the world's most popular football video game, the game's publisher said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW: Russia's most popular social network VK has launched a photo-sharing mobile application to rival Facebook's popular Instagram service.
An asteroid with Platinum core passed by Earth over the weekend, media reports said.