BIARRITZ, Aug 25: France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay.

FLORIDA, Aug 21: Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21: Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook.

CAPE CANAVERAL, August 17: NASA picked Alabama’s “Rocket City” on Friday to lead development of the next moon lander for astronauts.

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Published On: August 16, 2019 10:38 AM NPT By: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16: Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned (FB.O) photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.

Aug 2: Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the U.S. company said, as it tries to quash EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties.

SRIHARIKOTA/BENGALURU, July 22: India launched a rocket into space on Monday to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country’s most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power.

MOSCOW, July 14: A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said.

July 13: At $5 billion, the fine the FTC is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012.

TOKYO, July 11: Japan’s space agency said data transmitted from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on a distant asteroid Thursday and completed its historic mission of collecting underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system.