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A multifunctional robot dog called 'Wolfgang' of the German Armed Forces is pictured in Munster, Germany, on July 11, 2022.

US Space Force takes a bite out of science fiction with robot guard dogs

'You probably don't want a machine that kills on its own... but it's capable of it'

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Blood stains are seen on a damaged car after a deadly Russian missile attack in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, on July 14, 2022.

Russian disinformation spreading despite media bans

Claims include allegations that Ukraine’s army is staging deadly Russian attacks to garner global support

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi greets Russian President Vladimir Putin before a trilateral meeting on Syria with Turkish President in Tehran, Iran, on July 19, 2022.

Russia to put Iran satellite into orbit next week

'On August 9, 2022, a Soyuz 2.1B rocket is scheduled to be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome'

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European Union flags are seen outside the European Council's building in Brussels, Belgium, on March 17, 2022.

EU found evidence employee phones compromised by Pegasus spyware

EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders says Apple told him in 2021 that his iPhone was possibly hacked

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The International Space Station backdropped by Earth's horizon and outer space, on August 19, 2007.

Russia to quit International Space Station 'after 2024'

'I think that by this time we will start putting together a Russian orbital station'

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The rocket carrying China’s second module for its Tiangong space station lifts off from Wenchang spaceport in southern China on July 24, 2022.

Chinese astronauts set up new lab on space station

The station is one of the crown jewels of Beijing's ambitious space program

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The rocket carrying the Shenzhou-14 mission with three Chinese astronauts lifts off at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China’s Gansu Province on June 5, 2022.

China launches second space station module

'This is the first time China has docked such large vehicles together, which is a delicate operation'

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One of the entrances of the Olympic and Paralympic Village in Tokyo, Japan, on July 15, 2021.

Japan to use Israeli tech for 'next gen' database of digital maps

The project will promote 'autonomous driving and unmanned delivery'

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In this illustration photo taken on July 18, 2022, Elon Musk's Twitter page is displayed on the screen of a smartphone with Twitter logos in the background in Los Angeles, United States.

Court battle to open in Musk, Twitter buyout fight

Billions of dollars are at stake, but so is the future of the Twitter platform

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This studio photographic illustration shows a smartphone with the website of Israel's NSO Group featuring 'Pegasus' spyware, on display in Paris on July 21, 2021.

Report: Thai democracy activists targeted by Pegasus spyware

'These new revelations are an... example of just how low authorities might stoop to control peaceful dissent'

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The International Space Station passes over sandstone formations in the Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, the United States, on May 30, 2022.

NASA to resume ISS space flights with Russia

Int'l Space Station 'was designed to be interdependent and relies on contributions from each space agency'

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The logo of the mobile messaging and call service Telegram on a smartphone screen in Moscow, Russia, November 8, 2021.

UN: Half of Holocaust-related posts on Telegram deny or distort facts

The deniers and distorters eluded censors by using humorous and parodic memes to normalize antisemitic ideas

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The Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Pennsylvania, United States, on April 26, 2017.

Twitter temporarily unavailable for users in Israel, US, Europe in major outage

Service disruptions were reported both on web and mobile

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Des flacons du vaccin de Pfizer-BioNTech contre le Covid-19 au centre de vaccination de Rosenheim, dans le sud de l'Allemagne, le 20 avril 2021

WHO warns against a ‘silent pandemic’

Antimicrobial resistance can endanger public health worldwide, the WHO states in a new report

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A model in scale 1:3 of the landing unit Schiaparelli of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission is seen at the ESA space operation center in Darmstadt, Germany, on October 19, 2016.

European Space Agency ends partnership with Russia on its Mars mission

'ESA is fully aligned with the sanctions imposed on Russia by its Member States'

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Cette photo de la NASA obtenue le 11 juillet 2022 montre la première image infrarouge du télescope spatial James Webb

NASA space telescope shows first color image of distant galaxies

Webb telescope captured 'the most detailed view of the early universe to date'

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Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC, the United States, on March 9, 2020.

Twitter vows legal fight after Musk pulls out of $44b deal

Another twist in a will-he-won't-he saga after Musk clinched the deal to buy Twitter in April

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A campaigner wearing a mask of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and holding a sign reading "Regulate Me!" outside the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, on December 15, 2020.

EU ratifies tech laws targeting Google, Meta, Apple

New legislation will have major consequences for Big Tech

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A technician extracts the slime (mucus) from a snail in Albon, central-eastern France, on June 28, 2022.

Snail slime – the latest anti-aging remedy

'We’re talking about a mucus with a lot of proteins… proteins that generate skin'

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A picture shows the US online social media and social networking service Facebook's logo on a smartphone screen in Moscow, Russia, on November 19, 2021.

US funds software for Russians to slip past censors

'It's so very important for Russians to be connected to the whole world wide web, to keep resistance going'

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Abortion clinic escorts at the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Mississippi, the United States, on July 1, 2022.

Google to delete user location history of visits to US abortion clinics

The change will also include places like domestic violence shelters and addiction treatment facilities

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A screenshot of Google's animation slideshow honoring Anne Frank, taken on June 25, 2022.

Google honors Jewish diarist Anne Frank with site animation

Anne Frank is one of the 60 leading search topics on Google relating to Jewish culture

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An illuminated monument of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in California, the United States, on May 15, 2022.

Pentagon, SpaceX looking at militarized space fleet

The militarized space fleet could be used to thwart a future Benghazi-style attack

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A man walks past a museum train dedicated to propaganda for the Russian army, in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 28, 2021.

TikTok accused of allowing Russian ‘pro-war propaganda'

TikTok one of the world's most popular social media apps, with more than 1 billion active users globally