Europe's Galileo satnav system gets new orbiters

"Europe's Galileo navigation constellation will gain an additional eight satellites, bringing it to completion," the ESA said in a statement.

Facebook offers Indian women tools to protect privacy

Facebook has 184 million active monthly users in India, its second-largest market after the United States.

Inflight internet ready to take off

By 2021 more than 17,000 airliners - or nearly half the global fleet of commercial aircraft - will be equipped for inflight internet, according to by Euroconsult firm.

Uber promises drivers tipping, paid wait times and more

'Meaningful changes and improvements' is coming to Uber, including driver tipping and paid waiting times.

Social media blackout campaign has limited success

Advocacy group, the Right2Know campaign, said it supported the social media blackout, which is a continuation of the Data Must Fall campaign started by DJ Tbo Touch.

Big American companies invest in wind and solar power

Costs for solar and wind are plunging thanks to technological advances and increased global production of panels and turbines


Amazon: from online bookseller to internet titan

Incorporated in 1994 in Seattle, Washington, Amazon sold its first book in July 1995, with founder Jeff Bezos personally mailing packages to customers in the early days.


Time travel: a conversation between a scientist and a literature professor

Simon John James and Richard Bower chat about differing conceptions of what it is to travel through time. THE CONVERSATION AFRICA.

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