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It's Zuckerberg vs Murdoch as Australia mulls new tech law

AFP | Sydney The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Australia’s push to regulate tech giants has become a power struggle between two of the world’s most powerful men, with Rupert Murdoch and Mark Zuckerberg locked in a generat...

Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan welcome second child

Agencies | Mumbai The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor and her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan, have welcomed their second child. The couple welcomed a baby boy on Sunday, February 21. Kareena was a...

Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West

Agencies | Los Angeles The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com "Kimye" is kaput. Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West Friday after 6.5 years of marriage, court records show. The mo...

Perseverance spacecraft lands on Mars

AP | Cape Canaveral The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet Thursday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back ...

NASA's Perseverance to land on Mars in search for ancient life

Agencies | Washington NASA's Mars rover Perseverance will land on the Red Planet Thursday after a roughly 480-million-kilometre journey through space. The landing sequence, known as the "Seven Minutes of Terror," will see Perseverance enter Mars's atmosp...

Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

Agencies | Moscow The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com An unmanned Russian cargo ship docked at the International Space Station Wednesday with a load of supplies said AP. The Progress MS-16 cargo ship, which blasted...

New Millennium School, DPS Bahrain student designs quiz app

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Nirvaan Modi, a Grade 5 student of New Millennium School, DPS Bahrain, has proved himself a technological genius by developing a quiz app based on the Harry Potter series of books, which...

NASA set to fly helicopter on Mars for the first time

AFP | Washington The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com More than a century after the first powered flight on Earth, Nasa intends to prove it’s possible to replicate the feat in another world. ...

UAE receives Hope Probe’s first image of Mars

Agencies | Dubai The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The United Arab Emirates' Amal, or Hope, mission sent back its first image of the red planet, the national space agency announced Sunday, days after the spacecraft suc...

Pakistan's 'Charlie Chaplin' bringing laughs to frontier city

AFP | Peshawar The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Wearing a bowler hat and familiar toothbrush moustache, Pakistan's Usman Khan darts through traffic swinging a cane, teasing motorists and shopkeepers for laughs and a few rupees with ...

Twitter may allow users to receive payments from followers

Reuters | New York The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said Wednesday the company is exploring allowing its users to receive tips, or digital payments, from their followers. Dorsey said the...

India to social media firms: Mind our laws or leave

Reuters | New Delhi The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com India’s Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday warned US social media firms to abide by the country’s laws, a day after a face-off between Prime Minister ...

Two masks, snug fit reduces Covid-19 spread: US study

Reuters | Washington The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Making sure a mask fits snugly on the face and use of two masks is likely to significantly reduce a person's exposure to the coronavirus, laboratory experiments...