20 Mar 2018

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Telegram loses appeal over encryption keys in Russia

The dispute between Russia and Telegram has become something of a saga, but today Telegram was dealt a blow. The messaging service wanted to prevent the Federal Security Service (FSB, the successor to the KGB) from accessing user data on its platform...

20 Mar 2018 1:47pm GMT

ESA plans to measure ocean plastic data from space

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are working on a technology that would allow them to identify from space just how much plastic there is floating around in oceans. Until now, researchers have used satellite maps to simulate the accumulat...

20 Mar 2018 1:29pm GMT

Waze brings its ride-sharing app to Washington state

Waze's Carpool app, which connects those who need a ride with those willing to give them and charges riders a small fee to cover the drivers' costs, has so far only been available in California, Texas and Israel. But today, the company announced that...

20 Mar 2018 1:00pm GMT