Day: February 2, 2020

Coronavirus: How Facebook, TikTok and other apps tackle fake claimsFeatured News

Coronavirus: How Facebook, TikTok and other apps tackle fake claims

Social media networks are taking steps to address false information about the coronavirus on their sites. Facebook, Twitter and TikTok
China Culls 18,000 Chickens After H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in HunanFood & Health News

China Culls 18,000 Chickens After H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Hunan

A city in China’s central Hunan province reported that it had culled almost 18,000 chickens after an outbreak of H5N1
Sun’s surface seen in remarkable new detailScience & Space

Sun’s surface seen in remarkable new detail

Behold the Sun’s convulsing surface at a level of detail never seen before. The Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope on
Russia’s use of facial recognition challenged in courtBig Brother

Russia’s use of facial recognition challenged in court

Russia’s increasing use of facial recognition technology is being challenged by a civil rights activist in court. Mayor of Moscow
Somalia declares emergency over locust swarmsRandom News

Somalia declares emergency over locust swarms

Somalia has declared a national emergency as large swarms of locusts spread across east Africa. The country’s Ministry of Agriculture
Transgender flag and women in tuxedos among new emojisMore News

Transgender flag and women in tuxedos among new emojis

A new batch of emojis to be released in 2020 includes men in wedding dresses, and a gender-neutral Santa. The
Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first timeFood & Health News

Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

A drug molecule “invented” by artificial intelligence (AI) will be used in human trials in a world first for machine