Nearby nuclear sensors went silent after Russia’s mystery explosion

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)’s international monitoring stations detect levels of radionuclide particles in the air. The network is global and its stations send data...

Government yet to refund £28m in student loan overpayments

The government is holding on to more than £28m in student loan overpayments by graduates that have been identified but not yet refunded. More than half a million former students in England overpaid their...

City of London tightens rules on skyscrapers over wind tunnel fears

Tougher building rules for skyscrapers have been drawn up by the City of London because of concerns that a high-rise, urban microclimate will generate winds capable of knocking over cyclists and pedestrians...

Facebook pulls propaganda accounts demonizing Hong Kong protesters

All of the efforts originated in mainland China and centered their attention on Hong Kong. While Facebook didn’t name those involved, it noted that least some of them were “associated with the...

Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams

To compile their findings, the team of researchers behind the report spent a year collecting data with the help of some 126,000 participants in 183 countries across the globe using a platform called Wehe. In...

Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets

The policy will apply to news organizations financially or editorially controlled by the state. It will not apply to taxpayer-funded entities, like independent public broadcasters, Twitter said. It plans to...

US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the extension, today, but it was rumored over the weekend. It’s the second reprieve the US has granted Huawei since blacklisting the company. Ross said the...

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