Category: Sci/Tech

Facebook political bias claim denied by social network

A report by Gizmodo said staff responsible for what was shown to Facebook’s 1.6bn users frequently chose to bury articles they did not agree with. Responding to the allegations, the network’s head of search Tom Stocky wrote that the site “found no evidence that the anonymous allegations are true”. The claims come weeks after Facebook founder…

Facebook Wins Trademark Court Battle In China

According to media reports Tuesday, a Beijing court has ruled in favour of Facebook and against a Chinese company which had registered “face book” as a separate trademark. The court said the firm had “violated moral principles” with “obvious intention to duplicate and copy from another high-profile trademark”. The Zhongshan Pearl River company had registered…

Sea-level rise swallows 5 islands

Sea-level rise swallows islands Islands are disappearing from the reef islands Solomon Islands, according to new resarch. Studying the relationship between sea level rise and wave exposure in the “global sea-level rise hotspot,” a team of Australian researchers found rising waters have swallowed five small islands. Six other islands are also in danger. “At least…

71-million-year-old fossils Unearthed In Antarctica (PHOTO)

71-million-year-old fossils According to media reports Saturday, a  team of international scientists have made a remarkable discovery,.  The team have now unearthed more than a ton of fossils and dinosaur remains in Antarctica. Some of the fossils are believed to be 71 million years old. The team, consisting of 12 scientists from the US, Australia, and South…