The death of British physicist Stephen Hawking unleashed a flood of tearful goodbyes on Chinese social media while state television and newspapers paid tribute to the man who had featured in many a school essay in China over the years.
A former teacher at the Duchess of Cambridge’s old public school has been jailed in the United Arab Emirates for sending ‘an electronic insult’ on social media.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract tech-savvy young consumers to weather a market slowdown.
The verdict, from a Berlin regional court, comes as Big Tech faces increasing scrutiny in Germany over its handling of sensitive personal data that enables it to micro-target online advertising.
Monitoring network TRAFFIC said Facebook had not done enough to shut down the trade, which saw more than 5,000 reptiles from 115 species put up for sale on its discussion groups from June to August 2016 alone.
The Unique Identification Authority of India said it had initiated a police complaint against the people responsible for selling the access, but did not identify them.
Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians.
The comment came ahead of a vital test of popularity for Modi after a series of controversial economic reforms when Gujarat -- the state where he forged his political career -- goes to the polls on Saturday.
British author J K Rowling has said she is "genuinely happy" with Johnny Depp's casting in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts film after fans called for his replacement over domestic abuse allegations.
"Lawrence of Abdoun" has already gained 2,500 followers since being adopted from an animal shelter last month.