AJ Impact

No cash, please: India's digital payments soar over virus fears

Most Indians report making more mobile payments since outbreak and 78% say they will increase use in next six months.

No cash, please: India's digital payments soar over virus fears

AJ Impact

Will Huawei have a role in UK 5G? British gov't to decide Tuesday

Excluding Huawei would further escalate tensions between UK and China that are already strained by Hong Kong and virus.

Will Huawei have a role in UK 5G? British gov't to decide Tuesday

Facebook

Exclusive: Facebook used extensively to spread neo-Nazi music

An Al Jazeera investigation identified some 120 pages belonging to bands with openly white supremacist and racist views.

AJ Impact

Stellar returns or black hole? UK bets on risky satellite venture

UK government teaming up with India's Bharti to buy bankrupt OneWeb to provide satellite-based internet coverage.

Stellar returns or black hole? UK bets on risky satellite venture

AJ Impact

Brazil bows to investor pressure, bans setting fires in Amazon

Investors have warned they will pull funds out of Brazil if the government does not protect the rainforest.

Brazil bows to investor pressure, bans setting fires in Amazon

AJ Impact

Rooftop revolution: Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

Solar power is second-fastest growing renewable source after wind, but COVID-19 has slashed demand for rooftop panels.

Rooftop revolution: Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

AJ Impact

US probing allegations TikTok violated children's privacy: Report

China-based social media app has faced intense scrutiny over allegations it shares information with Chinese government.

US probing allegations TikTok violated children's privacy: Report

Media

Fake MENA experts published on US right-wing sites, probe reveals

46 outlets published 19 fake authors praising UAE and advocating for a tougher stance on Qatar, investigation reveals.

Fake MENA experts published on US right-wing sites, probe reveals

AJ Impact

TikTok leaves Hong Kong after China security law enactment

TikTok's move follows decision by US social media giants to suspend processing user data requests by Hong Kong gov't.

TikTok leaves Hong Kong after China security law enactment

AJ IMPACT

Pompeo: US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese apps

Comments come as more tech firms suspend compliance with data requests from Hong Kong government over new law worries.

Pompeo: US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese apps

Coronavirus pandemic

China's Sinovac starts late-stage trials for COVID-19 vaccine

Study will recruit nearly 9,000 healthcare professionals working in COVID-19 specialised facilities in Brazil.

China's Sinovac starts late-stage trials for COVID-19 vaccine

Europe

Can Sweden's 'vertical farms' solve global food shortages?

Al Jazeera takes a look at an intricate farming operation within Stockholm’s city walls.

AJ Impact

China's mega-dams are giving way to cheaper renewable energy

China switched on its latest large-scale hydropower plant last week with another due to come online next year.

China's mega-dams are giving way to cheaper renewable energy

AJ Impact

France: No Huawei ban, but 5G telecom firms urged not to use it

And UK says the Chinese telecommunications giant must meet conditions for continued 5G network participation.

France: No Huawei ban, but 5G telecom firms urged not to use it

NewsFeed

Project Force: The biggest danger of nuclear weapons

Nuclear weapons have the potential to cause a climate catastrophe that would affect every human on Earth.