Saturday, 13th August 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Science & Tech

17 May
Nigerian entrepreneur Mustapha Gajibo has been converting petrol mini-buses into electric vehicles at his workshop, but he is now going a step further to build battery-powered buses from scratch in a push to promote clean energy and curb pollution.
15 May
Paz Esteban was replaced after a controversy over the use of the Pegasus spyware to hack top Spanish officials' cellphones, as well as spying on Catalan separatists.
15 May
Facebook parent Meta has opened its first physical store — in Burlingame, California — to showcase its hardware products like virtual and augmented reality goggles and glasses.
11 May
US tech giant Apple has announced it is stopping production of its iconic iPod device, which was first launched in 2001. With a battery life of 10 hours and enough space for 1,000 songs, the iPod completely changed the way we listen to music and paved the way for smartphones. Also in the show, US President Joe Biden says the fight against inflation is his "top priority".
8 May
The crew of four astronauts, including one German, splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico.
3 May
Are you being spied on? Has your been computer hacked? How would you even know with such sophisticated tools as those of the Pegasus project? But there are some incredibly simple ways to protect yourself and your data from harm. In our latest episode of GMF compact, we revisit those basics -- and then let's just all consequently act accordingly, please. Now.
1 May
The European Union agreed on new regulations that require social media companies and online marketplaces to remove illegal content. Advertisement targeting minors will also be banned.
1 May
As per the Digital Services Act (DSA), tech giants such as Facebook and Google will be expected to moderate illegal content on their platforms. It's the second part of the bloc's project seeking to rein in tech giants.
30 Apr
The Elon Musk-owned company has become NASA's space taxi, launching astronauts to the International Space Station for the fourth time in two years. The latest mission is set to orbit for six months.
27 Apr
The four astronauts from American startup Axiom Space Inc. are expected to touch down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. They are the first all-private crew to have stayed on the International Space Station.
26 Apr
Twitter is a convenient way to stay up to date with everything from the latest memes and hot takes to the news. But being an active Twitter user can also mean you have to sift through a lot of online toxicity. If you think the toxicity has gotten too much for you, here is how you can deactivate your Twitter account.
19 Apr
This week's Tech 24 is a special edition from the south of France, where the World AI Cannes Festival is taking place. Almost every sector is abuzz with talk of AI, and investment in the technology is through the roof. But will it change the world completely? Or will it simply keep providing useful tools for specific circumstances? Peter O'Brien went to the festival to find out.

Latest

1 day ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.⁣
1 day ago
Heinz-Christian Strache faced his second corruption case in two years. This time, the court found insufficient evidence for conviction. In 2019, a scandal surrounding him brought down Austria's entire federal government.
1 day ago
With Europe increasingly reluctant to take in job-seeking migrants, many Tunisians are moving to sub-Saharan countries for work.
1 day ago
Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
1 day ago
Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.
1 day ago
India is trying to strengthen its long-standing ties to countries on the continent as New Delhi attempts to catch up with China, which has emerged as Africa's largest trading partner.