Category: Aid Zone

How much do you trust your Android smartphone? A new study suggests its spying on you

How much do you trust your Android smartphone? A new study suggests its spying on you

How much do you trust your smartphone?Like many people, you probably carry your mobile phone in your pocket at all times. You may even have grown fond of your device, to which you entrust all your most intimate secrets and photos.

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La Palma volcano: Lava 'tsunami' as earthquake intensifies eruption

La Palma volcano: Lava 'tsunami' as earthquake intensifies eruption

Experts have described the latest volcanic activity on La Palma as a “tsunami of lava”.Huge rivers of molten rock have been spewing from the crater in recent days after a 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook the island on Thursday and intensified flows.

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Bitcoin ban: These are the countries where crypto is restricted or illegal

Bitcoin ban: These are the countries where crypto is restricted or illegal

Bitcoin has been controversial since its beginning in 2009, as have the subsequent cryptocurrencies that followed in its wake.

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Paris to Berlin in an hour: Welcome to the future of high-speed rail travel in Europe

Paris to Berlin in an hour: Welcome to the future of high-speed rail travel in Europe

Picture this: the year is 2045. You’re standing on a platform in Berlin awaiting a sleek Hyperloop pod that will glide into the station to a noiseless halt and then deposit you in Paris an hour later, ready for your morning meeting.

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COVID vaccines: Which countries are vaccinating children over 12 and how do they compare?

COVID vaccines: Which countries are vaccinating children over 12 and how do they compare?

The COVID-19 vaccine race has focused on getting the elderly and medically vulnerable protected before gradually moving through the rest of the adult population.

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COVID vaccines: Which countries are vaccinating children over 12 and how do they compare?

COVID vaccines: Which countries are vaccinating children over 12 and how do they compare?

The COVID-19 vaccine race has focused on getting the elderly and medically vulnerable protected before gradually moving through the rest of the adult population.

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Greek island of Evia cut off in two by wildfire as #HelpTurkey lights up Twitter

Greek island of Evia cut off in two by wildfire as #HelpTurkey lights up Twitter

Fires of “biblical catastrophe” continue to burn through Greek forests, forcing the evacuations of thousands of people as a political storm brews in Turkey over the worst wildfires in recent history.

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Apple to scan US iPhones for images of child sexual abuse

Apple to scan US iPhones for images of child sexual abuse

Apple unveiled plans to scan US iPhones for images of child sexual abuse, drawing applause from child protection groups but raising concern among some security researchers that the system could be misused, including by governments looking to surveil their citizens.

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South Sudan's former child soldiers try to rebuild their lives

South Sudan's former child soldiers try to rebuild their lives

As South Sudan has just formed a long delayed unity government, the country still has a long way to recover from more than five years of civil war. Some 4 million people are still refugees in neighbouring countries or internally displaced. The trauma is deep, especially among the most vulnerable.

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Ninety thousand still displaced: how Mozambique is recovering from devastating cyclones

Ninety thousand still displaced: how Mozambique is recovering from devastating cyclones

In 2019, Mozambique was hit by two devastating cyclones – Idai on 14th March followed by Kenneth on 25th April. It was the first time in recorded history the country had suffered two major cyclones in the same season. The two cyclones left 2.2 million people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

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