Technology

Twitter to Ban Spread of Covid-19 Misinformation

Twitter has brought into force a new strikes system allegedly to prevent the flow of coronavirus misinformation. Users who repeatedly spread false information may face permanent suspension, Twitter said in a blog post on Monday, adding that, however, users will get few warnings before they are banned. Accounts that violate COVID-19 policy will be informed ...

3:36 pm Et March 2, 2021

Volvo Cars to make only electric vehicles by 2030

China-owned Volvo Cars said on Tuesday it plans to only sell fully electric cars as of 2030, seeking to cash in on the premium electric market, the fastest-growing ...

11:09 am Et March 2, 2021

Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts

Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities ...

12:48 pm Et February 28, 2021

Biden on track to apply Trump-era rule targeting Chinese tech supply chain concerns

The Biden administration plans to allow a Trump-era rule targeting Chinese technology firms deemed to pose a threat to the United States to go into effect despite objections ...

9:50 pm Et February 27, 2021

UAE weapons maker EDGE wants in on F-35 supply chain

 United Arab Emirates’ state-owned weapons maker EDGE expects to be involved in the supply chain of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 war plane if the sale of U.S. planes to ...

11:37 am Et February 23, 2021

Facebook agrees to restore news content in Australia

The Australian government on Tuesday said that Facebook will reverse its decision to block access to news content in the country in the coming days, news agency Anadolu ...

10:31 am Et February 23, 2021

Australian leader urges Facebook to lift its news blockade

Australia’s prime minister on Friday urged Facebook to lift its ban on news access for Australian users and return to the negotiating table with media organizations, warning that ...

12:40 pm Et February 19, 2021

UAE says space probe transmits first image from Mars

The United Arab Emirates' Hope space probe has transmitted its first image from Mars, five days after it entered the Red Planet’s orbit, the Gulf country’s leaders said ...

2:10 pm Et February 14, 2021

Twitter to add more labels identifying world leader and government accounts

Twitter Inc said on Thursday it will next week add labels to identify more state-affiliated accounts, including world leaders’ personal accounts, to give users more context for geopolitical conversations on the platform. The move comes as Twitter’s approach to prominent figures and government is under scrutiny after the high-profile ban of former U.S. President Donald ...

11:12 pm Et February 11, 2021

Chinese spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit, joining Arab ship

A Chinese spacecraft went into orbit around Mars on Wednesday on an expedition to land a rover on the surface and scout for signs of ancient life, authorities ...

4:20 pm Et February 10, 2021
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