China police deploy high-tech tools to crush protests

China police deploy high-tech tools to crush protests

Chinese police have deployed sophisticated surveillance tools in a push to stamp out a nationwide wave of unrest, using facial recognition software and location data to track down and detain protesters. Frustration over prolonged Covid restrictions has boiled over,...
Berlin tech show facing up to era of energy scarcity

Berlin tech show facing up to era of energy scarcity

By Florian CAZERES From portable solar panels to smart thermostats and “intelligent” radiators, exhibitors at the IFA tech show in Berlin are touting smart solutions for an energy-starved world. But the clever gadgets sometimes belie their hefty carbon...