Vietnam to develop space technology for climate change

19/10/2018 22:30

PSNews - Under the Master plan for Space technology named “The Strategy for Research and Application of Space Technology Towards 2020” which declared that Vietnam would own satellites made in Vietnam by 2020, the GOV officially decided to implement the Project on “Disaster and Climate Change Countermeasures Using Earth Observation Satellite” as a core project to realize the strategy. 

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

18/10/2018 17:10

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators’ findings that it had broken antitrust law.

Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in upcoming U.S. elections

16/10/2018 10:34

Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month’s U.S. midterm elections, company executives told Reuters, the latest effort to reduce voter manipulation on its service.

Digital Race for university students launched

15/10/2018 21:51

The FPT Corporation and Vietnam Television (VTV) has kicked off the 2018-2019 Digital Race for all students at universities across the country and some schools in Asia.

Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data leak

15/10/2018 16:51

This March, as Facebook was coming under global scrutiny over the harvesting of personal data for Cambridge Analytica, Google discovered a skeleton in its own closet: a bug in the API for Google+ had been allowing third-party app developers to access the data not just of users who had granted permission, but of their friends.

JunctionxHanoi 2018 kicks off

13/10/2018 23:00

The JunctionxHanoi2018, a Vietnamese version of Junction - Europe's largest Hackathon competition, kicked off for the first time on October 12, attracting 250 contestants, who are young enthusiastic Vietnamese people working in technology.

Vietnam, Israel seek to promote ICT collaboration

12/10/2018 20:24

A workshop to promote trade and economic cooperation, especially in information and communications technology (ICT), between Israeli and Vietnamese enterprises was held in Hanoi on October 11.

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Will Soon Leave the Solar System

10/10/2018 20:43

Judging by a recent increase in cosmic rays, scientists estimate that the Voyager 2 probe may be nearing the edge of the solar system. Once it passes through the heliopause, the 41-year-old probe will become only the second man-made object to enter interstellar space.

UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google

09/10/2018 10:20

The high court has blocked a mass lawsuit against Google that aimed to collect as much as £3bn in compensation for the company’s historical practice of collecting data on iPhone users whose privacy settings should have prevented surveillance.

Huge risk if global warming exceeds 1.5C, warns landmark UN report

08/10/2018 16:24

The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people.