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NASA to launch first ever ‘sun probe’

WT24 Desk The first space mission to brave the Sun’s white-hot atmosphere will attempt to decipher some of our neighbouring star’s deepest secrets. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, set for launch from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Saturday, will fly within six ...

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Security lapses found in WhatsApp

WT24 Desk Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm said Wednesday they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and send fake messages in the popular social messaging app, AFP reports. CheckPoint said the vulnerability gives a ...

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Samsung to invest billions in new tech

WT24 Desk South Korea’s Samsung Group on Wednesday said it would invest $22 billion over the next three years in cutting-edge technology including artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and biopharmaceuticals, as it searches for ways to drive future growth, AFP reports. ...

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Huawei stalks Apple, Samsung

WT24 Desk Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Chinese telecoms behemoth Huawei, likens the company to a ruthless “wolf” tirelessly running down its prey, an ethos that could soon make it the apex predator of the smartphone world, AFP reports. Despite ...

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