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  • Smart home tech exhibited at Barcelona’s MWC 2017

    From turning your lights on and your heating off, to letting you know when your fridge needs more food, smart home technology is a growing industry. Al Jazeera went to explore the latest smart gadgets and appliances on show at the MWC 2017.

    Smart home tech exhibited at Barcelona’s MWC 2017
    Smart home tech exhibited at Barcelona’s MWC 2017

    From turning your lights on and your heating off, to letting you know when your fridge needs more food, smart home technology is a growing industry. Al Jazeera went to explore the latest smart gadgets and appliances on show at the MWC 2017.

    02:21Mar 4, 2017

  • Snap shares surge 44% on market debut

    It's one of the hottest tech companies to float on the US stock market in years. Snap Inc, the company behind the smartphone app Snapchat, raised $3.4 billion in its market debut.

    Snap shares surge 44% on market debut
  • US: Study shows increased online video game abuse

    The world of video games is a place to escape every day troubles and become whoever you want for a few hours. But online harassment is turning entertainment into pain.

    US: Study shows increased online video game abuse
  • What's the cost to privacy in our increasingly connected lives? Inside Story

    Balancing security and privacy against ease and convenience

    What's the cost to privacy in our increasingly connected lives? Inside Story
  • Fossils show life on Earth four billion years ago

    An international team of scientists has discovered what they say appear to be fossils of bacteria from nearly four billion years ago. It's far earlier than organic life was thought to have evolved on Earth.

    Fossils show life on Earth four billion years ago
  • Auto makers gear up to bring internet on the road

    Car makers and tech giants are collaborating to connect future vehicles to the internet. The latest designs are on show at the Mobile World Congress in Spain, but there are already concerns about security.

    Auto makers gear up to bring internet on the road
  • First tourist trip around the moon planned for 2018

    US tech company SpaceX says it plans to send two space tourists around the moon late next year. SpaceX, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, says it will use a special spacecraft which doesn't require astronauts. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

    First tourist trip around the moon planned for 2018
    First tourist trip around the moon planned for 2018

    US tech company SpaceX says it plans to send two space tourists around the moon late next year. SpaceX, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, says it will use a special spacecraft which doesn't require astronauts. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

    02:12Feb 28, 2017

  • Virtual reality takes spotlight at Mobile World Congress

    Virtual reality technology is one of the hottest trends at this year's Mobile World Congress in Spain. Buyers spent more than $6bn on virtual and augmented reality technology last year, and that figure is expected to more than double in 2017.

    Virtual reality takes spotlight at Mobile World Congress
  • Argentina stargazers witness 'ring of fire' eclipse

    Stargazers in the southern hemisphere experienced a spectacular solar eclipse on Sunday. The annual event saw the moon cross in front of the sun's path, creating what is known as a "ring of fire". Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports.

    Argentina stargazers witness 'ring of fire' eclipse
  • Will the Nokia 3310 comeback be a success?

    This year's smartest smartphones are being unveiled in Barcelona. The Mobile World Congress officially kicks off on Monday, with the latest models on show. But there are also some throwbacks, such as the Nokia 3310, making a return with a redesign.

    Will the Nokia 3310 comeback be a success?
  • Gaza's tech gurus flourish despite siege

    Despite electricity blackouts and lack of reliable internet connection in Gaza, a small and growing technology sector is allowing young Palestinians to overcome the difficulties of life under siege. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports from Gaza.

    Gaza's tech gurus flourish despite siege
  • NASA discovers seven new Earth-like planets

    NASA has discovered a solar system with seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star, and some of them could potentially support life. Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports.

    NASA discovers seven new Earth-like planets