NASA launches satellite to help astronauts talk to Earth

The satellite will "support critical space communication into the mid-2020s," NASA said in a statement.

Accused Yahoo hacker to be handed over to US marshals

US authorities allege Russian intelligence agents hired Baratov and another hacker to carry out attacks on Yahoo from 2014 to 2016.

Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix

The Wall Street Journal reported that the iPhone maker has a billion-dollar budget for new content.

Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed smoke signals

The global scientific community is divided over e-cigarettes and whether or not they are a useful public health tool as a nicotine replacement therapy.

Online piracy sites blocked in Australia crackdown

Australia is one of the world's top illegal downloaders of shows such as 'Game of Thrones'.

US court boost for Uber in price-fixing case

A passenger accused Uber of conspiring with drivers to charge 'surge price' fares during peak times.


Candidate AIDS vaccine passes early test

Tested in 393 people in the United States, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa and Thailand, the drug "raised antibody responses in 100 percent of vaccine recipients.


Uber suspends unlicensed service in Finland until next year

UberPOP has already been suspended in several European capitals, including Paris and Brussels.

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