Corona vaccines reduce the chance of infection with the now dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent. However, vaccines create a false sense of security, warns the World Health Organization WHO.
Facebook has been planning to encrypt its chat apps since 2016. But implementing that fully and everywhere will again be postponed to “sometime in 2023.”
WhatsApp is adding more information to its usage rules after the Irish Data Protection Authority (DPC) imposed heavy fines.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba has seen its profits fall by no less than 81 percent in the past quarter, partly as a result of the stricter regulations that the Chinese government applies to the Chinese tech giants.
Western countries are adding fuel to the conflict in Ukraine by holding exercises in the Black Sea and flying military aircraft 20 kilometres from Russia’s border, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
IBM claims a breakthrough in quantum computing with its Eagle chip with 127 qubits. In the coming years, the company wants to go even further towards 433 and 1,121 qubits.
Elon Musk, the CEO of car maker Tesla and the wealthiest person globally, has criticized US Senator Bernie Sanders in a series of tweets after he again called for billionaires to pay more taxes.
Russia blames the European Union for the migrant crisis at the border between Poland and Belarus. The Kremlin, Belarus’ key ally, has called “unacceptable” the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki that Russia is responsible.