Africa

World's fastest car: Vehicle aims to break record by 2020

The Bloodhound LSR car is a combination of F1 car, fast jet, and spaceship. The supersonic car has now completed its phase of high-speed testing in South Africa.

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Making a tech giant: Softbank's Yahoo Japan and Line to merge

Softbank signed an agreement with South Korea's Naver Corp, owner of messaging app Line, to merge it with Yahoo Japan.

Making a tech giant: Softbank's Yahoo Japan and Line to merge

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Ford's electric horse: US carmaker bets big on new Mustang

Its new SUV marks a big shift in how Ford builds cars as it struggles with product quality issues, job losses.

Ford's electric horse: US carmaker bets big on new Mustang

Start Here

The New Space Race

There is a new space race - and this one is a little different from the Cold War version.

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Israeli startup investigated over use of biometric technology

Microsoft probes whether Israeli startup it funded is violating the US tech giant's principles over facial recognition.

Israeli startup investigated over use of biometric technology

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US vice president to Boeing, SpaceX: You've got until the spring

Meanwhile, NASA inspector general releases damning report detailing huge 'unnecessary costs' and preferential treatment.

US vice president to Boeing, SpaceX: You've got until the spring

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Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

A British research body says 'huge power imbalances' exist in terms of data governance and usage.

Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

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Chinese national pleads guilty in US to trade secrets theft

The man was arrested in the US for stealing research details of an energy product worth more than $1bn.

Chinese national pleads guilty in US to trade secrets theft

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US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

Politicians and patients have raised privacy concerns over Google's access to millions of individual medical records.

US regulators investigate Google's mega health data deal: WSJ

Al Jazeera World

Arabs Abroad: The Translator and the Innovator

The Algerian software entrepreneur in Canada and the Egyptian Muslim scholar awarded one of Britain’s highest honours.

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Microsoft tops list of the most 'just' US corporations

In rankings of the best publicly traded companies for 'all stakeholders', the Seattle-based tech firm leads the pack.

Microsoft tops list of the most 'just' US corporations

NewsFeed

Nigeria's teen filmmakers'

Nigerian teenagers producing short sci-fi movies using a smartphone and other everyday items.

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China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

China wants to be first country to launch a digitised domestic currency as it tries to crack down on money laundering.

China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

Science & Technology

Rare opportunity to study planets as Mercury passes Sun

Scientists train telescopes to discover planetary movements as smallest planet in solar system crosses Sun.

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Single and shopping: Alibaba may break $13bn Singles' Day record

Sales hit the $1bn mark in the first minute and eight seconds of the annual shopping fest.

Single and shopping: Alibaba may break $13bn Singles' Day record