Google hit with record-breaking EU fine

The EU hit Google with its biggest ever fine Wednesday, imposing a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty on the US tech giant.

50 years after Concorde, US start-up eyes supersonic future

Boom Supersonic's backers include Richard Branson and Japan Airlines and other players are eyeing the same segment.

Android software puts Google at heart of mobile life

Android software acts as the brains for mobile devices, coordinating tasks from phone calls and map directions to games, Twitter posts, or online searches.

Walmart, Microsoft team up to take on Amazon

The move is aimed at helping Walmart compete better against Amazon, which is taking a growing share of retail sales in the United States and globally.

Indonesia fights pollution ahead of Asian Games

Traffic congestion in Indonesia's sprawling capital of 10 million consistently ranks among the world's worst, and it has long struggled to boost air quality.

Reviving supersonic passenger flights to harm environment

The United States is already pushing for different standards for ultra-fast planes but facing resistance from European nations that want tough rules on noise.


SA takes giant leap in science with launch of MeerKAT

MeerKAT, built in the North Cape, is the largest and most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere.


MeerKAT radio telescope to be unveiled

MeerKAT is the largest and most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere.

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