Heathrow, Gatwick investing in anti-drone technology

Heathrow, Gatwick investing in anti-drone technology

Britain´s two biggest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, are investing in anti-drone technology following severe disruption at Gatwick caused by drone sightings in the run-up to Christmas, spokesmen said on Friday. The British army was deployed to London Gatwick on December 20 after the airport grounded all flights, leaving tens of …

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Tech firms see good times as flexible displays roll, and fold

Tech firms see good times as flexible displays roll, and fold

Electronic displays that fold, roll and bend have finally arrived after years of development, and tech firms are touting the technology as a potential source of growth and new applications. At the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday, South Korean giant LG unveiled its ultra-high definition television that rolls into and …

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Iguanas reintroduced to Santiago Island in Galapagos

Iguanas reintroduced to Santiago Island in Galapagos

A group of more than 1,400 iguanas have been reintroduced to an Ecuadoran island in the Galapagos archipelago around two centuries after they disappeared from there, authorities said on Monday. The Galapagos land iguanas from North Seymour Island were freed onto Santiago Island as part of an ecological restoration program, …

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Apple’s Tim Cook got big pay bump in 2018: filing

Apple's Tim Cook got big pay bump in 2018: filing

Apple gave its chief executive Tim Cook a hefty 22 percent pay raise in 2018, bringing his total compensation for the year to almost $15.7 million according to a filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The figure comprised a base salary of $3 million, a $12 million bonus …

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Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study

Facebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published Wednesday. Researchers from Princeton University and New York University analyzed the Facebook posts of nearly 1,200 people who agreed to share …

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WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight “misinformation and rumors”, company executives said on Monday. “We’re imposing a limit of five messages all over the world as of today,” Victoria Grand, vice …

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Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at the same time

Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at the same time

Photo sharing app Instagram will now let you post content to multiple accounts at the same time, Techcrunch reported. Though the new feature has not been officially announced, Instagram confirmed the change after the option appeared for some users while using the application.”We are rolling out this feature to provide a better experience …

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