Many social media users attacked passenger Marty Martinez
in expletive-laced postings after he live streamed what he feared might
be his last minutes of life after the engine exploded. It was possibly
the first time someone who thought he was going to die in a plane crash
live-streamed the experience.
Commentary:The strikes on Syria "were little more than highly ritualized theater," writes Peter Apps.
But while they demonstrated U.S. military dominance in the
Mediterranean, they have left a murky, risky aftermath. Increased
Russian and Chinese activity in other regions "means U.S. power is
increasingly spread thin."
If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data went into effect tomorrow,
almost 1.9 billion Facebook users around the world would be protected
by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the
number will be much smaller.
China is looking to accelerate plans to develop its domestic semiconductor market amid a fierce trade stand-off with
the United States and a U.S. ban on sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE
that has underscored the country’s reliance on imported chips.
Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Scientists spent three years programming the robot - made of arms, grippers, sensors and 3D cameras - which assembled the frame of an IKEA dining chair in around 20 minutes.
In 2016, Yates was treated in a psychiatric unit for PTSD
after a career spent covering conflict and tragedy. Last July, he was
back in Ward 17. It was time to face up to his moral injury and the
event that drove him into mental hell. Read our latest special report.