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Marshall Islands warned against adopting digital currency

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Marshall Islands consist of more than 1,000 islands and islets in the Pacific Ocean The Republic of the Marshall Islands has been warned against adopting a digital currency as a second form of legal tender. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the country, ...

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‘A new bladder made from my own cells gave me a normal life’

Image copyright Massella Family Image caption Luke Massella, aged 10 in 2001 with his mother and uncle, had to undergo surgery many times Bioprinting human tissue using specialised 3D printers promises to transform medicine, with implications for organ transplants, cancer treatment and antibiotic development. Luke Massella is one of about ...

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Apple’s 5G iPhone conundrum – TechCrunch

Wednesday is Apple’s big product release day, where analysts expect the company to release the next edition of the iPhone. While the usual upgrades to the screen, CPU, and storage are expected as always, one major lingering question is how the company is going to handle 5G, the next-generation telecommunications ...

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Russia: Google removes Putin critic’s ads from YouTube

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alexei Navalny is an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin Google has taken down YouTube videos by Alexei Navalny, a critic of President Vladimir Putin, ahead of elections for regional governors in Russia. The videos showed Mr Navalny calling for Russians to take ...

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Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution – TechCrunch

Half an hour into their two-hour testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were asked about collaboration between social media companies. “Our collaboration has greatly increased,” Sandberg stated before turning to Dorsey and adding that Facebook has “always shared information ...

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