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New name for Facebook? Critics cry smoke and mirrors

  SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook critics pounced Wednesday on a report the leading social network plans to rename itself, arguing it...

China’s ‘space dream’: A Long March to the Moon and beyond

  BEIJING, China (AFP) — The arrival of three astronauts at China’s new space station on Saturday marks a landmark step in its space...

Planet announces plans for new fleet of Earth observation satellites

WASHINGTON, D.C., United States (AFP) – Satellite data provider Planet announced Tuesday that it plans to launch a new fleet of orbiting eyes so...

Life on Mars: simulating Red Planet base in Israeli desert

by Alexandra VARDI MITZPE RAMON, Israel (AFP) — Inside a huge crater in Israel’s sun-baked Negev desert, a team wearing space suits ventures forth...

Green energy springs from abandoned UK coalmine

by Olivier DEVOS Agence France-Presse Dawdon coalmine in northeast England was abandoned three decades ago, but is being brought back to life as the...

General Motors says 2023 car will allow mostly hands-free driving

Mark Reuss, General Motors president speaks at their Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant on January 27, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. – GM announced a $2.2...

Facebook fights global outage and whistleblower revelations

  by Joshua Melvin with Thomas Urbain in New York Agence France Presse WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Facebook battled dueling crises on Monday...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outage: tracker

  by Julie Jammot with Joshua Melvin in Washington Agence France Presse SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp...

Head in the sky: 8-year-old Brazilian girl dubbed world’s youngest astronomer

by Jarbas OLIVEIRA, avec Louis GENOT, à Rio de Janeiro FORTALEZA, Brazil (AFP) — When Nicole Oliveira was just learning to walk, she would...

Virgin Galactic cleared to launch after US closes safety probe

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) -- Virgin Galactic said Wednesday it had been cleared for spaceflight after the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) concluded a probe...

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