UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned Wednesday that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and it urged far better recycling of the often hazardous rubbish.

Ethiopia mobile internet still off after a week

Ethiopians were still unable to surf the web via mobile networks on Tuesday, despite government claims the nationwide internet shutdown, which began a week ago, had been lifted.

Explainer: US ceding control of core Internet systems

On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems—namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.

All of humanity should share in the space mining boom

One solitary asteroid might be worth trillions of dollars in platinum and other metals. Exploiting these resources could lead to a global boom in wealth, which could raise living standards worldwide and potentially benefit ...

EU, Brazil agree to cooperate on ultra-fast 5G

The European Union and Brazil signed an agreement Tuesday to cooperate on developing ultra-fast 5G mobile networks, aimed at massively speeding up Internet connections on either side of the Atlantic.

Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month

Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket later this month, in what critics see as a covert test of banned technology for a ballistic missile ...

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