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Scientists Develop New Implantable Device to Measure Tissues' Oxygen

Scientists Develop New Implantable Device to Measure Tissues' Oxygen

Engineers at the University of California (UC) have created a tiny 4.5×3 mm device that can be implanted inside the body to provide real-time measurements of tissues' oxygen, and monitor the measurements wirelessly. The device, which is powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the

Court: Google Broke Australian Law over Location Data Collection

Court: Google Broke Australian Law over Location Data Collection

Google violated Australian law by misleading users of Android mobile devices about the use of their location data, a court ruled Friday in a landmark decision against the global digital giant. The US company faces potential fines of "many millions" of dollars over the case, which was brought by t

Apple Announces $200 Mn Forestry Fund to Reduce Carbon

Apple on Thursday announced a $200 million fund to invest in timber-producing commercial forestry projects, with the goal of removing carbon from the atmosphere while also generating profit. The Restore Fund, launched in partnership with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, expected to h

Alibaba Shrugs off $2.75b Antitrust Fine, Shares Rally

Alibaba Shrugs off $2.75b Antitrust Fine, Shares Rally

Alibaba does not expect any material impact from the antitrust crackdown in China that will push it to overhaul how it deals with merchants, its CEO said on Monday, after regulators fined the e-commerce giant $2.75 billion for abusing market dominance. Shares in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd rose as

Run out of Milk? Robots on Call for Singapore Home Deliveries

Run out of Milk? Robots on Call for Singapore Home Deliveries

Hoping to capitalize on a surge in demand for home deliveries, a Singapore technology company has deployed a pair of robots to bring residents their groceries in one part of the city state. Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named “Camello”, the robots’ services have been offered to 700 househol

Report: Microsoft in Talks to Buy Nuance Communications for About $16 Billion

Report: Microsoft in Talks to Buy Nuance Communications for About $16 Billion

Microsoft Corp is in advanced talks to buy artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications Inc at about $16 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Sunday. An agreement could be announced as soon as this week, Bloomberg quoted people familiar with the matter as saying.

Fortnite Maker and Apple Duel in Filings as App Store Trial Nears

Fortnite Maker and Apple Duel in Filings as App Store Trial Nears

Epic Games and Apple dueled on Thursday in legal filings ahead of a trial over whether to break the iPhone maker's tight grip on the App Store. Epic, the maker of the massively popular Fortnite game, accused Apple of trapping people in its mobile device world and collecting "outsized commission"

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