Archive du mois : avril 2018

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss: Why Google honours him this day 0

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss: Why Google honours him this day

Born 241 years ago on April 30, Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss is often described as the « Prince of Mathematicians » and hailed for his contributions to number theory, geometry, probability theory and astronomy. In the German mathematician’s honour, Google is changing its logo in 28 countries to a doodle of him and his achievements. This is his…

‘A sad day’: Tributes for journalists killed in Kabul 0

‘A sad day’: Tributes for journalists killed in Kabul

Tributes are pouring in for at least nine Afghan reporters killed in an explosion while covering an earlier suicide bombing in Kabul. The first blast was caused on Monday morning by a motorcycle-riding attacker who detonated explosives during rush hour in the Shash Darak area of the Afghan capital. About half an hour later, as journalists waited by a security…

The Morning After: The loudest smartphone ever? 0

The Morning After: The loudest smartphone ever?

The deal could face serious regulatory challenges, however.T-Mobile and Sprint will merge to create a 5G powerhouse After years of on-again, off-again talks, it’s official: T-Mobile and Sprint have announced plans to merge. The all-stock, $26 billion deal values Sprint at $59 billion (the combined company would be worth $146 billion) and will give T-Mobile…

Twitter Sold Data Get admission to to the Researcher on the Heart of Fb’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal 0

Twitter Sold Data Get admission to to the Researcher on the Heart of Fb’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Twitter sold data access to the Cambridge University academic who also obtained millions of Facebook users’ information that was later passed to a political consulting firm without the users’ consent. Aleksandr Kogan, who created a personality quiz on Facebook to harvest information later used by Cambridge Analytica, established his own commercial enterprise, Global Science Research…

Deception: Mystery Girl’s immense secret printed! 0

Deception: Mystery Girl’s immense secret printed!

Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday’s episode of Deception. Read at your own risk. Did Cameron Black survive his run-in with death by suffocation? Here’s the good news: Yes, he did! But Sunday’s episode of Deception certainly made viewers sweat, waiting until late in the hour to reveal how he survived. First, the…

Pompeo says US ‘fully helps Israel’s factual to defend itself’ 0

Pompeo says US ‘fully helps Israel’s factual to defend itself’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has refused to criticise Israel for the killing of dozens of unarmed Palestinian protesters during weeks of rallies on the Israel-Gaza border as he concluded his diplomatic tour in the Middle East. After stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel, Pompeo headed to Jordan’s capital, Amman, where he held talks with Ayman…

MBS: Palestinians will bask in to collected ‘discover Trump proposals or shut up’ 0

MBS: Palestinians will bask in to collected ‘discover Trump proposals or shut up’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has told heads of US-based Jewish groups that the Palestinian leadership must accept conditions for peace put forward by the administration of US President  Donald Trump, according to a report on Israeli media.  During a closed-door meeting last month in New York with the organisations’ leaders, MBS harshly criticised…