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Digital investment fund plans to raise $300m

24 Apr 2017A handful of digital currency funds have emerged over the past year.

Alphabit, a global fund that invests in digital currencies, has been introduced with a target of $300 million.

US probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case

24 Apr 2017Twitter complained in its lawsuit that the summons was an unlawful attempt to suppress dissent.

The US Homeland Security Department's inspector general investigates possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit.

Apple self-driving testing plan provides clues

24 Apr 2017The permit does not necessarily mean Apple itself is building a full car.

The iPhone maker outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month.

UN tool uses satellite data to help farmers save water

21 Apr 2017The online tool uses satellite data to map water consumption in Africa.

The UN-developed WaPOR open-access database enables countries to easily monitor how efficiently farms use water, improving food production.

Cameroon orders Internet restored

21 Apr 2017Pulling the plug on the Internet was a blow for Cameroon's 'Silicon Mountain'.

The Internet returns to Cameroon's restive Anglophone region, three months after it was cut amid protests against the government.

Verizon profit, revenue miss Wall Street view

21 Apr 2017Verizon has been struggling to fend off smaller rivals T-Mobile US and Sprint.

The multinational telecoms conglomerate reports its first quarterly loss of subscribers, even as it offered an unlimited data plan.

Tesla to recall 53 000 cars

21 Apr 2017Tesla's Model S electric car.

The American automaker recalls the Model S and Model X over a parking brake issue.

Musk aims to link human brains with computers

21 Apr 2017Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla founder Elon Musk's latest company, Neuralink, wants to link human brains with computers to cure certain brain injuries.

$1m flying car goes on show in Monaco

21 Apr 2017The AeroMobil Flying Car.

A Slovakia-based company unveils the commercial design for a flying car priced at over $1 million, saying it is ready for pre-orders.

Tesla settles lawsuit with former Autopilot head

20 Apr 2017The lawsuit highlighted the fierce competition for talent in Silicon Valley's self-driving car sector.

Sterling Anderson and Tesla settle a lawsuit in a deal that prevents the former executive from recruiting Tesla employees for a year.

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