U.S. scientists helped devise the Crispr biotechnology tool that has captured global attention for its potential to treat incurable diseases. The first to test it in humans are Chinese doctors, who don’t face the same regulatory hurdles as American counterparts.
Cryptocurrency platform OKCoin is planning to launch a bitcoin exchange in South Korea, a move that comes as the country’s government is considering whether to shut down cryptocurrency exchanges altogether.
Amazon Go, the online retailer’s cashierless convenience store, is slated to finally open to the public on Monday, after a yearlong delay during which the company trained the store’s algorithms to account properly for customers and their habits.
Rocket Lab, a space-transportation startup promising frequent, economical launches on rockets featuring 3-D printed engine parts, successfully blasted its first payload into orbit from a remote New Zealand pad.
Twitter said it identified 1,062 more accounts tied to a Russian government-backed propaganda outfit, as the social-media company and other tech firms continue to grapple with how their platforms were manipulated in the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.