The new supercomputer, which will be managed by the country's Met Office, will be used to help more accurately predict storms, select the most suitable locations for flood defences and predict changes to the global climate.
Social media giant's latest transparency report shows that government demands for user information hit a new high, led by the US, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France.
On Friday, Visa and MasterCard announced their departures from the Libra project, as did e-commerce giant eBay and payments startup Stripe
Ugur Gallenkus, 29, says his work covers subjects from all over the world, including war, famine, violence against women, income inequality and climate change.
Amazon said it would close down its online retail operations that cater to consumers in China in an apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals.
Since the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League won the national elections with a whopping majority, an uneasy calm prevails in the country as people fear reprisals for speaking out against the government.
The social network became the most downloaded on Apple's App Store in the first half of this year according to market analysis firm Sensor Tower, beating out titans like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
Facebook and Twitter have shuttered fake pages and accounts they say are linked to the government. The move comes ahead of December 30 elections, in a nation where the political divide between the two major parties has widened and become more bitter.
A New York Times investigation says private messages and details about users' friends were made available to third parties - and that some of the data-sharing deals were still active this year.
Seda Basay-Yildiz and her young daughter were threatened by five German police officers in an anonymous fax message.
State-run telecoms monopoly announced Cubans will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week.
The software company has found stability under CEO Satya Nadella by focusing on software and services over the internet, or the cloud, with long-term business contracts.
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