Science & Technology

Elon Musk: Rocket core's ocean crash for blooper reel

Centre core of Falcon Heavy rocket hit water at 480 km/h and took out two engines of ocean landing pad, Musk says.

Bitcoin

Which traditional banks sell Bitcoin

Here are a few of the traditional banks and exchange operators that allow you to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Inside Story

What does the future hold for cryptocurrencies?

Regulators are now taking the virtual currencies more seriously.

Counting the Cost

The big tech lash: Tech giants under scrutiny

Some of the world's biggest technology companies are facing off with regulators in what's being called a "tech lash".

Palestine

How the internet 'punishes' Palestinians

Tech giants Google, Airbnb and PayPal accused of shaping false narratives with policies in Palestinian territories.

How the internet 'punishes' Palestinians

Privacy & Surveillance

UK court rules mass surveillance bill unlawful

Ruling forces UK to scale down Investigatory Powers Act, which allows for mass collection of phone and internet records.

UK court rules mass surveillance bill unlawful

Science & Technology

From Kigali to Khartoum: Africa's drone revolution

From Kigali to Khartoum, we meet pioneers using drones to tackle some of Africa's current and future challenges.

From Kigali to Khartoum: Africa's drone revolution

Internet

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Governments around the world are increasingly cutting off internet access in the wake of people's protests.

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Witness

Seeds of Inspiration: Sudan's First Flying Robot Farmer

Two Sudanese inventors use a drone to take on desertification and their rivals in a TV competition for entrepreneurs.

Cameroon

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions

In an attempt to quell criticism, the government of Cameroon continues to shut down social media and messaging apps.

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions

Canada

Wilder Penfield: Why Google honours him today

Once described as the 'greatest living Canadian', Wilder Penfield would have been 127 years on January 26.

Wilder Penfield: Why Google honours him today

Palestine

Palestinian mobile startups welcome the benefits of 3G

As 3G reaches the occupied West Bank after Israel ended its ban, entrepreneurs see a future for tech startups.

Palestinian mobile startups welcome the benefits of 3G

Asia Pacific

World's first monkey clones created in China

The primates were cloned using the 'Dolly the sheep' technique, a breakthrough that could help boost medical research into human diseases.

Europe

Greek scientists reconstruct the face of ancient women

Scientists in Greece have used cutting-edge technology to reconstruct the face of Dawn, a cave-dweller from 9,000 years ago.

Opinion

A year of science under Trump

We survived a year of regressive policies hurting science, scientists and their ability to promote human well-being.

Dorothy Charles

by Dorothy Charles

Dorothy Charles