In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world’s biggest agriculture firms to market with the next potential breakthrough in genetic engineering – a crop with “edited” DNA.
Tesla Inc’s board has not yet received a detailed financing plan from CEO Elon Musk, and is seeking more information about how he will take the U.S. electric car maker private in a proposed deal worth $72 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
The content was posted to social network Gab, which is popular with some far-right users.
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Up to 34,000 visitors to Butlin’s camps may have had their personal data stolen.
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Def Con, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions, will serve as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines this week, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections.
The BBC is experimenting with a way of delivering the news more quickly.
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Samsung on Thursday took the wraps off the Galaxy Note9, its latest big-screen smartphone, even as it confronts a saturated market for the devices.
Days after Google, Facebook and Apple removed Infowars content, the app from the right-wing conspiracy site has surged in downloads.
When it comes to online comments and discourse and what you can do to limit their toxicity, you only have a certain amount of power. The real leverage lies with the tech companies.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – When Charles Li, chief executive of the Hong Kong Exchange, last year announced plans to help the next wave of Chinese tech giants go public in the city, bankers celebrated.