Science

SpaceX sticks Falcon 9 landing twice in one weekend

The system was first successfully used on a Falcon 9 launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on February 17. The almost back-to-back launches are a sh...


Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

The jump involved leaping from a bridge over a highway in the northern region of Spain while attached to an elasticated bungee rope, but it was to take a tragic...


Mobile first in USA to operate LTE-U network

First up, T-Mobile says that it's the first US carrier to test Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in the field. In testing, T-Mobile managed to pull down...


Uber Now Lets You Request Rides For Friends And Family

The company says this new feature is rolling out today and is available in over 30 countries. The app, for instance, assumes customers might be requesting a r...


SteamWorld Dig 2 Heading to PS4 and PC

SteamWorld Dig 2 is available to wishlist on Steam now. Developer Image & Form has shared a release window for their upcoming game SteamWorld Dig 2 , and ...


A New Verizon Acquisition Means Its Empire Just Got Bigger

Mayer is set to receive a $23 million severance package after Yahoo's sale to Verizon is completed, according to a company filing Monday, March 13, 2017....


SpaceX launches satellites from California base

SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The first stage-th...


SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

Friday's first-stage looked to have a particularly rough landing, and appeared bent on the live video feed. Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket company has launched...


Google kills Gchat in favor of Hangouts

According to commentators, Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat were part of Google's effort to attract more enterprise users to its platform. Google Talk (o...


Great Barrier Reef worth A$56bn, report finds

Soaring ocean temperatures in the past three years have subjected 21 of 29 World Heritage reefs to severe and/or repeated heat stress, and caused some of the wo...


The Galaxy Note 8 may be Samsung's most expensive phone yet

That could also be another reason for the price hike-attaching a higher price to the Galaxy Note 8 would denote a premium product. The big question is, will...


Arms update 1.1 adds spectator mode and LAN support in docked mode

Also being introduced today is a "LAN Play" feature. Players can switch (no pun intended) to LAN mode by clicking down on the left stick, and pressing L and R...


Critical hyper-threading flaw in Intel processors

There are two ways to avoid running into the error, the first being the obvious route of disabling Hyper-Threading; an inelegant solution to the problem espec...


Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

Many hoped that after the successful launch of Xbox 360 backwards compatibility on Xbox One that Microsoft would extend this support to the original Xbox. Thi...


Int'l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

The event organized by Indian High Commission in Dhaka centrally at Bangabandhu Stadium where enthusiastic people from different parts of the city listened to l...


What Third Point's Dan Loeb Really Wants Nestle To Do

Third Point has a reputation for aggressively pushing for change at target firms, including Sony (Hanover: SON1.HA - news ) and Yahoo (NasdaqGS: YHOO - news...


Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

In a stop-start race, the safety vehicle came out three times in quick succession before a red flag stopped the race near the midway point because debris litter...


OnePlus 5 ramps up smartphone battle

OnePlus 5 Android smartphone has been on a TENAA listing and the listing mentions that the smartphone will be available in a Mint Gold color variant. OnePlus 5...


Samsung note 8 to be launch in September 2017

We can only hope that it will have a longer life than its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 did. Another feature we noticed is the large bump on the ba...


Taylor Swift's Music Generates $400000 After Returning to Streaming Services

In fact, a Billboard report reveals she's garnered a cool $400,000 after returning to the streaming service, along with other services like Pandora, Tidal and...


Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

Other political parties - the Greens, far-left Linke and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) - agree, leaving only the CDU opposed, along with the right-wing ...


Facebook reaches 2 billion users, as Zuckerberg expands social network's mission

The milestone comes as the company is grappling with a number of controversies related to its platform and scrutiny from regulators in Europe. Facebook is...


United States excludes three Canadian provinces from softwood lumber probe

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday. That's on top of earlier countervailing duties . USA producers asked the Commerce Department last November to inv...


Apple acquires German company specializing in AR and eye tracking

According to MacRumors , which has seen documents relating to the acquisition, Apple acquired SMI earlier this month through a shell corporation, a tactic th...


Huawei's Honor 9 Sports Dual Cameras and a £380 Price Tag

With 2.5D curved glass on the front, a sandblasted metal bezel and a ceramic fingerprint sensor on the bottom, the 5.15-inch Honor 9 is visually lovely. As fo...


Glass Mold Market Production, Consumption Value, Price and Gross Margin 2017

Primarily, Automotive Air spring Market report 2017 basically displays the overview of the Automotive Air spring industry, which consists of Automotive Air sp...


Anthem to pay record $115M to settle data breach lawsuit

The company will also have to provide compensation to customers already enrolled in credit monitoring services. Proceeds from the settlement would cover two...


Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube join hands to thwart terror content

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ), and Alphabet's ( GOOG , GOOGL ) YouTube announce the formation of the Global In...


Xbox One X Console Coming In November

The spokesman of Microsoft considers that the price set is excellent considering "it's a wonderful premium device in terms of operating those capabilities". A...


America's Cup : New Zealand stretch lead over US with another win

Burling , a 26-year-old Olympic gold medallist in 2016, was cool and composed as he "luffed" and trapped the more experienced match-racing specialist Spithil...


SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours

Two days after SpaceX successfully launched a satellite from Florida, 10 communication satellites were launched aboard the company's Falcon 9 rocket into...


IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

The company showed off a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro alongside a refreshed 12.9-inch model at the WWDC event, and both are set to get iOS 11 when it launches...


New research shows there may be 10 planets in our solar system

Kathryn Volk and Renu Malhotra at the University of Arizona have noticed some odd movement out in the Kuiper belt ...movement that they believe could sugge...


PM invites US CEOs to invest in India

They pointed out that a 2017 World Bank report had ranked India 130th out of 190 countries for ease of doing business. The three-million-strong Indian-America...


Could there be a bidding war for Whole Foods?

Drew Herdener, an Amazon spokesman, said in a statement the company has "no plans to use no-checkout technology to automate the jobs of cashiers at Whole Foods ...