Science & Technology News | Latest science technology reviews, articles, videos, images, reference and news

    We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

    — Walt Disney

Industry News

  • newZenefits raises $500 million, joins billion-dollar startup club
    By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Human-resources software company Zenefits said it had raised $500 million (£329.3 million) in venture funding, giving it a valuation of $4.5 billion and confirming a drop in appetite among venture-backed co…
    - 7 hours ago 6 May 15, 10:05am -
  • newStudy: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.
    - 9 hours ago 6 May 15, 8:36am -
  • newTech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most pr…
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:09am -
  • newApple's Beats Music deals under U.S. scrutiny - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's move to line up deals with record labels is under U.S. antitrust scrutiny as the iphone maker prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. T…
    - 15 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:43am -
  • newFeds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A long-delayed U.S. government cleanup plan for a Montana community where asbestos contamination has sickened thousands would leave the deadly material in the walls of houses, underground and elsewhere — stirring worries a…
    - 18 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:35pm -
  • newComcast says adding thousands of customer-support jobs
    CHICAGO (AP) — Comcast, long dogged by a terrible reputation for customer service, is planning to hire thousands and is rolling out new tools to improve its interactions with customers.
    - 18 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:09pm -
  • newTea to tech: China's cybersecurity push sparks a 'gold rush'
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - Zhang Long made his fortune selling Pu'er fermented tea and handcrafted furniture from the mountains of his native Yunnan Province in southwest China. Last November, the 49-year old entrepreneur, who has no technolo…
    - 19 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:36pm -
  • newSky? Skype? EU court backs Murdoch over Microsoft in name battle
    In a clash of corporate titans over naming rights in a fast-changing industry, Microsoft and its Skype phone service came out on the losing side of an EU court battle on Tuesday with Rupert Murdoch's television business Sky. Judges at the General Co…
    - 21 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:54pm -
  • newU.S. tech industry needs women, must interest them at school
    By Maria Caspani NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New York City programmer Bana Malik was passionate about computers and mathematics from an early age, a video games enthusiast and email user way before many of her male friends. "I didn't see…
    - 23 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:51pm -
  • newEU to probe big tech companies in digital market overhaul
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will announce a wide-ranging probe on Wednesday into how big technology companies such as Google , Amazon and Facebook use their market power as it considers whether to regulate them more tig…
    - 23 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:13pm -
  • Norway plans to slash subsidies to fur farms
    Norwegian fur farmers denounced Tuesday a government proposal to slash financial support to the controversial industry and warned that it could lead to farm closures in vulnerable rural areas.
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 4:49pm -
  • Siemens, regulator deny China bribery report
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Siemens AG and China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC), a competition regulator, denied a Reuters report that the SAIC investigated the German group's healthcare unit and its dealers for "commercial bribery…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 2:58pm -
  • The path to a wearable future lies in academia
    For a glimpse of what is, what might have been and what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look beyond branded tech and Silicon Valley start-ups to the messy labs, dry papers and solemn conferences of academia. Much of today's wearable technology ha…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 7:19am -
  • Global cancer drug spending hits $100 billion in 2014 - IMS Health
    Waves of similar drugs, such as those that spur the immune system to fight cancer being developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb , Merck , Roche , AstraZeneca and others, will create competition that could help moderate costs. "We're in for a period of inte…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 6:48am -
  • Boxing match pops up on phones as TV habits change
    NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:11pm -
  • Study: Trace amount of drilling fluid found in water well
    Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 10:08pm -
  • Chemical spill had 'no impact on health': Costa Rica
    Costa Rica said Monday there was no health impact from a shipwreck that spilled ammonium nitrate off its coast, but maintained a fishing ban even as it reopened beaches.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 7:54pm -
  • Cisco veteran Robbins to take over as CEO from Chambers
    Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at the helm of the network equipment maker, a symbol of the stock boom 15 years ago now struggling to boost its bottom line in the era of cloud computing.…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:54pm -
  • Cisco CEO Chambers to step down, Robbins named successor
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Veteran tech executive John Chambers plans to step down after more than 20 years as CEO of Cisco Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer networking gear that makes the Internet work.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:10pm -
  • Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study c…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 5:28pm -
  • IT services provider Cognizant says healthcare to drive growth
    Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp expects its healthcare business to drive growth this year, helped by its acquisition of healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp and the implementation of the U.S. Affordable Care Act. Shares of Cognizant, whi…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 1:12pm -
  • US Air Force's Next X-37B Space Plane Mystery Mission to Test Thruster
    The U.S. Air Force will test an innovative spacecraft thruster this month when it launches the latest mystery mission of its robotic X-37B space plane. A Hall thruster will be one of the payloads riding on the X-37B space plane when it launches on M…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:10am -
  • Botswana's marauding elephants trigger hunting ban debate
    Surveying her destroyed cornfield in northern Botswana, Minsozie Kasaira wishes for a return to the days of elephant hunting.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:02am -
  • Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about programming. In Southern California,…
    - 4 days ago 2 May 15, 4:08pm -
  • Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems
    NEW YORK (AP) — It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist.
    - 5 days ago 2 May 15, 12:07am -
  • Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down to settle infringement
    Online music streaming service Grooveshark, admitting "very serious mistakes," shut down its operations as part of a settlement with major record labels, joining the ranks of several now-defunct peers sued over copyright infringement. In a message p…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 4:14pm -
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' rocket company test-flies suborbital spaceship
    Blue Origin – a start-up space company owned by chief Jeff Bezos – launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, the first in a series of test-flights to develop commercial unmanned and passenger spaceflight services, the…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 1:25pm -
  • Call Of Duty risks getting sucked into the past by going into the future
    I think the designers of first-person shooters have gotten an idea in their heads that setting games in the future makes them more fun. It's conjecture on my part, admittedly, but my logic goes like this. Like a fantasy world, where you can introduc…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 9:44am -
  • Tesla unveils Tesla Energy: batteries for homes and business
    Tesla Motors on unveiled Tesla Energy on Thursday (30 April) - storage systems or batteries for homes, companies and utilities that will expand its business beyond electric vehicles and tap into a fast-growing area of the energy industry. Chief exec…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 8:43am -
  • Abe, seeking new spark for Japan high-tech, meets Silicon Valley chiefs
    By Nathan Layne MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - In the 1980s when Sony and Toshiba were setting the agenda in the global TV and memory chip markets Japan was bristling with confidence as a hub of technological innovation. Three decades later, with Ja…
    - 6 days ago 1 May 15, 4:00am -
  • Free medical for in-laws helps Indian tech start-ups woo talent back from America
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - After losing top engineering talent for years to America's tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks…
    - 6 days ago 1 May 15, 12:43am -
  • Exclusive - Intel's standstill with Altera expires in June: sources
    Intel Corp signed a standstill agreement earlier this year with Altera Corp that expires on June 1, giving the world's largest chipmaker the option to launch a hostile bid after that, according to sources familiar with the matter. The agreement, dis…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 10:42pm -
  • YangYang: Humanoid robot that scarily resembles Sarah Palin is unveiled in China
    A life-like humanoid robot that bears a scary resemblance to former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has been unveiled at the Global Mobile Internet Conference 2015 in Beijing, China. YangYang is a robot that resembles a middle-aged Caucasian woman an…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 4:07pm -
  • Nokia's network profits drop, raise concerns over Alcatel deal
    By Jussi Rosendahl and Leila Abboud HELSINKI/PARIS (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia reported quarterly profits well below market forecasts at its telecom network equipment business, sending its stock tumbling 10 percent and raising concerns over its plan…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 2:00pm -


  • newReview: Small life enhancements come with Apple Watch
    Apple Watch isn't so much a lifestyle revolution as it is a collection of small enhancements that add up. Apple's smartwatch has a wider range of apps than rival watches from Samsung, Motorola and others. ...
    - 47 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:37pm -
  • newMediterranean migrant crisis: Over 3,000 people saved in 60 days using drone technology
    An NGO based in Malta is using drones to patrol the Mediterranean Sea for overcrowded boats of migrants fleeing the African continent to Europe, and has so far managed to save over 3,000 people in 60 days using the technology. The Migrant Offshore A…
    - 58 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:26pm -
  • newVivendi completes sale of remaining Numericable-SFR stake
    Vivendi has completed the sale of its remaining 20 percent stake in French telecoms group Numericable-SFR, the French media group said on Wednesday. Vivendi said it had received a first payment of 1.8 billion euros (£1.3 billion) from Numericable-S…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • newThe first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:06pm -
  • newPandora defeats ASCAP, music publishers in royalties appeal
    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court in Manhattan rejected appeals by a music licensing group and music publishers that could have forced Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc to pay higher royalties and have access to…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:02pm -
  • newSwatch CEO says will release new battery for watches, cars - paper
    Switzerland's Swatch Group plans to release a new long-life battery for smartwatches in 2016, the watchmaker's chief executive told a Swiss newspaper. Swatch CEO Nick Hayek also told Swiss weekly Handelszeitung the new battery would be applicable to…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:01pm -
  • newUAE to explore Mars' atmosphere with probe named 'Hope'
    The United Arab Emirates' planned 2020 mission to Mars will study the planet's atmosphere and be appropriately named "Hope," members of the project team revealed Wednesday. Dubai ruler Sheikh ...
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:18pm -
  • newEU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants
    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:30pm -
  • newRobox 3D Printer review: Great print quality but software is far from user-friendly
    The exciting futuristic 3D printing technology we've been hearing so much about is finally coming to consumers, but how easy is it to use a 3D printer to create items in the comfort of your own home? The Robox 3D printer is the flagship product of U…
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:19pm -
  • newOculus to sell virtual reality headsets for consumers from early 2016
    (Reuters) - Virtual reality technology company Oculus said it would start shipping the much-awaited consumer version of its Rift headset in the first quarter of 2016. Pre-orders for Rift will start later this year, Oculus, which Facebook Inc bought…
    - 4 hours ago 6 May 15, 1:34pm -
  • newEdmund Shing: It's Apple v Microsoft in the technology boxing match of the century
    Back in 2000, Microsoft held sway with its dominance over the PC software market thanks to the prevalence of the Windows operating system and its Office software suite, wearing the "Technology Most Valuable" belt with pride. Recent Apple results hav…
    - 5 hours ago 6 May 15, 12:38pm -
  • newDaimler says Nevada licence to help self-drive trucks gain traction
    By Nick Carey LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Daimler has been granted a licence by the U.S. state of Nevada to test self-driving trucks on public roads, as the United States and Europe race to establish a regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles. While c…
    - 7 hours ago 6 May 15, 9:59am -
  • newFor most, N. Korean online shopping not just a click away
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.
    - 9 hours ago 6 May 15, 8:39am -
  • newSelf-driving semi-truck makes debut on Hoover Dam
    HOOVER DAM, Nev.-Ariz. Border (AP) — Daimler officials rolled out their truck of the future Tuesday night, a driverless big rig that negotiated some very tight turns — but with a driver.
    - 9 hours ago 6 May 15, 8:02am -
  • newInternet company launched by Kim Dotcom fails to list in NZ
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, failed Wednesday in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market.
    - 11 hours ago 6 May 15, 6:24am -
  • newUS gives farmers approval to spray crops from drones
    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday.
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:18am -
  • newTech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most pr…
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:09am -
  • newIBM's Watson to guide cancer therapies at 14 centres
    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp's Watson computer system to choose therapies based on a tumour's genetic fingerprints, the company said on Tuesday, the…
    - 15 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:46am -
  • newApple's Beats Music deals under U.S. scrutiny - Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's move to line up deals with record labels is under U.S. antitrust scrutiny as the iphone maker prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. T…
    - 15 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:43am -
  • newSpotify eyes Latin America where growth on pace with parts of Europe
    By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify is setting its sights on Latin America where the 17 countries it operates in could comprise up to 15 percent of its global business, the company's managing director of Latin Ameri…
    - 16 hours ago 6 May 15, 1:01am -
  • newTea to tech: China's cybersecurity push sparks a 'gold rush'
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - Zhang Long made his fortune selling Pu'er fermented tea and handcrafted furniture from the mountains of his native Yunnan Province in southwest China. Last November, the 49-year old entrepreneur, who has no technolo…
    - 19 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:36pm -
  • new'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever.
    - 21 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:50pm -
  • newNvidia to wind down Icera modem operations
    (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp said it would wind down its Icera modem operations, and was open to a sale of the technology or operations. The company said it expects to wind down the operations in the second quarter of fiscal 2016. Nvidia said it expects…
    - 21 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:23pm -
  • Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the worl…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 5:12pm -
  • SAP has 'zero interest' in buying - CEO
    FRANKFURT/WALLDORF (Reuters) - SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott said his company has "zero interest" in acquiring software rival Bloomberg reported last week that Salesforce was approached by a potential acquirer and that it had hi…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 5:01pm -


Space Exploration

  • newRussia's space cargo ship to burn up in atmosphere Friday
    Russia said an unmanned supply ship set for the International Space Station will fall back to Earth Friday and burn up in the atmosphere, after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure.
    - 7 hours ago 6 May 15, 10:12am -
  • newRussia's failed cargo spacecraft to fall from orbit Friday
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space agency Roscosmos says the cargo ship that failed in its mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station will fall from orbit on Friday.
    - 8 hours ago 6 May 15, 9:00am -
  • newSpaceX to test 'eject button' for astronauts
    Private US space transport company SpaceX is to test an eject button for astronauts on Wednesday in the first flight test of the abort system on the Dragon spaceship.
    - 17 hours ago 6 May 15, 12:52am -
  • newSpaceX to Launch Dummy on Rocket Escape Test Wednesday: Watch It Live
    SpaceX's Dragon astronaut taxi will blast off with a dummy on board Wednesday (May 6) in a crucial safety test, and you can watch all of the action live. An unmanned but dummy-carrying Dragon test vehicle is scheduled to launch Wednesday from Florid…
    - 19 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:07pm -
  • newThis Galaxy Far, Far Away Is the Farthest One Yet Found
    The galaxy EGS-zs8-1 lies 13.1 billion light-years from Earth, the largest distance ever measured between Earth and another galaxy. The universe is thought to be about 13.8 billion years old, so galaxy EGS-zs8-1 is also one of the earliest galaxies…
    - 20 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:25pm -
  • newAstronomers find farthest galaxy: 13.1 billion light-years
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a baby blue galaxy that is farther away in distance and time than any galaxy ever seen. It's among the universe's first generation of galaxies, from 13.1 billion years ago.
    - 21 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:14pm -
  • newSpaceX Dragon 'Pad Abort' Latest in Line of Launch Escape System Trials
    Before Alan Shepard lifted off to become the first U.S. astronaut in space 54 years ago on Tuesday (May 5), a trio of "pad abort tests" made sure his Mercury capsule could be jettisoned if the Redstone rocket he was riding failed. Now, SpaceX is bui…
    - 23 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:14pm -
  • Eerie 'X-Files' Sounds Recorded from the Edge of Space
    Daniel Bowman, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, designed and built the equipment. "It sounds kind of like 'The X-Files,'" Bowman told Live Science. The infrasound sensors were dangling from a helium balloon that…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 3:25pm -
  • Size of the Milky Way Upgraded, Solving Galaxy Puzzle
    Two ringlike structures of stars wrapping around the Milky Way's outer disk now appear to belong to the disk itself. Roughly 15 years ago, Heidi Newberg, an astronomer at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and her colleagues found a g…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 11:12am -
  • This Is Your Brain in Deep Space: Could Cosmic Rays Threaten Mars Missions?
    Mice zapped with cosmic rays can incur brain damage, suggesting that astronauts' mental performance could suffer over time on deep-space missions to Mars and beyond, researchers say. "There is now cause for concern that cosmic rays can lead to cogni…
    - 1 day ago 5 May 15, 11:12am -
  • SpaceX's Dragon Crew Capsule to Get 1st Big Test This Week
    The manned version of SpaceX's Dragon capsule will take to the air Wednesday (May 6) in a critical test of its launch-emergency systems. If all goes according to plan, Dragon's eight SuperDraco engines will blast the capsule about 5,000 feet (1,524…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 9:40pm -
  • US in Longest 'Hurricane Drought' in Recorded History
    Hurricane Wilma, a hurricane that hit Florida in 2005, was the last Category 3 storm to make landfall in the United States. Other storms — including Hurricane Ike (Category 2, 2008), Hurricane Irene (Category 1, 2011) and Hurricane Sandy (Category…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:55pm -
  • Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 5:49pm -
  • Astronomers Salute Hubble Telescope, Look Forward to Its Successor
    Just three decades ago, scientists didn't know how old the universe was, that supermassive black holes lurk at the hearts of galaxies or that you could directly image planets around other stars. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope changed all that. At a p…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 4:42pm -
  • To Boldly Brew: Astronaut Uses ISSpresso to Make 1st Cup of Coffee in Space
    Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, dressed in a "Star Trek" captain's uniform, became the first person in space to sip from a freshly-made cup of coffee on Sunday (May 3), using the International Space Station's newly-installed espresso mach…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 4:42pm -
  • Chile Volcano Unleashes Massive Plume of Ash (Photo)
    The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile awoke with a vengeance on April 22, splashing lava down its slopes and sputtering a plume of ash high into the atmosphere. This photo captured April 25, two days after the second eruption — by the Advanced Lan…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 1:17pm -
  • Astronaut-Led Charity Auction Offers Rare Look at Orion Space Capsule
    Since splashing down after its historic test flight last December, NASA's first Orion capsule to launch into space has been, for the most part, out of public sight. Now, an auction benefiting students is offering the chance for two lucky people to g…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:10am -
  • US Air Force's Next X-37B Space Plane Mystery Mission to Test Thruster
    The U.S. Air Force will test an innovative spacecraft thruster this month when it launches the latest mystery mission of its robotic X-37B space plane. A Hall thruster will be one of the payloads riding on the X-37B space plane when it launches on M…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:10am -
  • New 'Super Earth' Exoplanets Spotted Around Nearby Star
    Astronomers have discovered two new alien worlds a bit larger than Earth circling a nearby star. The newfound exoplanets, known as HD 7924c and HD 7924d, are "super Earths" with masses about 7.9 and 6.4 times greater, respectively, than that of our…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:10am -
  • Gravitational 'Slingshot' May Have Flung Runaway Galaxies Far, Far Away
    "These small galaxies face a lonely future, exiled from galaxy clusters they were formed [in] and used to live in," study lead author Igor Chilingarian, an astronomer at both the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:10am -
  • Space radiation makes mice confused and lack curiosity, bad news for Mars mission
    Space radiation causes mice to become confused and lack curiosity, scientists have discovered. Researchers exposed them to the same types of charged particles found in galactic cosmic rays to see what effect it would have on them. Published in the j…
    - 2 days ago 4 May 15, 9:13am -
  • Space radiation may harm astronauts' brains
    Flying people to deep space -- like Mars or an asteroid -- is high on NASA's wish list, but research on mice suggested Friday that extended radiation exposure permanently harms the brain.
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 6:14pm -
  • Five Mercury Craters Named to Celebrate End of NASA's MESSENGER Mission
    Just hours before NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft was expected to crash onto the surface of Mercury, ending the probe's four-year observation of the rocky planet, the winners of a contest to name five new craters on Mercury were announced. The five winn…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 3:17pm -
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' rocket company test-flies suborbital spaceship
    Blue Origin – a start-up space company owned by chief Jeff Bezos – launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, the first in a series of test-flights to develop commercial unmanned and passenger spaceflight services, the…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 1:25pm -
  • Rocky Planets May Have Formed from Tiny Particle Clusters
    Clumps of small, glassy particles may be responsible for the formation of giant asteroids and the planetary "embryos" that collided to form rocky planets like Earth, a new study suggests. Asteroid fragments that fall to Earth as meteorites often con…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 10:11am -
  • Nasa's Messenger Probe Smashes Into Mercury
    NASA's Messenger spacecraft has slammed into the surface of the planet Mercury, ending a successful 11-year-mission. The probe, the first ever to orbit Mercury, had run out of fuel and crashed into the planet's surface at a speed of 8,750 miles per…
    - 5 days ago 1 May 15, 7:10am -
  • NASA pushes back against proposal to slash climate budget
    NASA pushed back against a congressional proposal to slash more than $300 million in funding from its branch focused on climate issues.
    - 6 days ago 1 May 15, 5:10am -
  • 'One In Six' Species Threatened By Climate Change
    One in six species on the planet could face extinction if nothing is done to halt climate change, a study claims. If current levels of global warming continue, raising Earth's temperature by 4C, 16% of species could be at risk. Results published in…
    - 6 days ago 1 May 15, 3:32am -
  • In Search for Alien Life, Follow the Water
    The search for life beyond Earth homes in on water, whose abundance throughout the solar system is becoming increasingly clear to scientists. Water is a polar molecule and a solvent, two properties that are important for certain chemical reactions c…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 9:01pm -
  • Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 9:01pm -
  • Farewell, MESSENGER! NASA Probe Crashes Into Mercury
    This violent demise was inevitable for MESSENGER, which had been orbiting Mercury since March 2011 and had run out of fuel. The 10-foot-wide (3 meters) spacecraft was traveling about 8,750 mph (14,080 km/h) at the time of impact, and it likely creat…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 9:01pm -
  • NASA spacecraft crashes on Mercury after 11-year mission
    An unmanned NASA spacecraft has crashed on the surface of the planet Mercury, after it ran out of fuel following a successful 11-year mission, the US space agency said Thursday.
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 8:07pm -
  • Bezos' secretive space company launches unmanned test flight
    VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A private space company founded by CEO Jeff Bezos has launched an unmanned spaceship in its first test flight, the latest development in the commercial space race.
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 8:06pm -
  • Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Launches Private Spaceship Test Flight (Photos, Video)
    The private spaceflight company Blue Origin launched a surprise test flight of its suborbital New Shepard spaceship on Wednesday (April 29), a mission that successfully demonstrated the space capsule but failed to recover its reusable rocket booster…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 4:59pm -
  • Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Test-Flies Suborbital Spaceship
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by chief Jeff Bezos, launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, the first in a series of test flights to develop commercial unmanned…
    - 6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 2:45pm -

Bestsellers in Books

  • new#7: Kim Kardashian Selfish
    Kim Kardashian Selfish Kim Kardashian (Author) 13 days in the top 100 (6)Buy new: £11.95 17 used & new from £8.95(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#1: Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure
    Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure Millie Marotta (Author) 126 days in the top 100 (443)Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 21 used & new from £0.98(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product'…
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#2: Deliciously Ella: Awesome ingredients, incredible food that you and your body will love
    Deliciously Ella: Awesome ingredients, incredible food that you and your body will love Ella Woodward (Author) 133 days in the top 100 (805)Buy new: £20.00 £9.99 48 used & new from £9.19(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative i…
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#9: Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book
    Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book Johanna Basford (Author) 62 days in the top 100 (60)Buy new: £9.95 7 used & new from £7.00(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#3: The C-Word
    The C-Word Lisa Lynch (Author) 6 days in the top 100 (66)Buy new: £7.99 £6.99 5 used & new from £4.16(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#6: The Art Therapy Colouring Book
    The Art Therapy Colouring Book Richard Merritt (Author, Illustrator), Hannah Davies (Author, Illustrator), Cindy Wilde (Author, Illustrator) 81 days in the top 100 (300)Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 12 used & new from £3.32(Visit the Bestsellers in Bo…
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#4: The Girl on the Train
    The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins (Author) 117 days in the top 100 (3993)Buy new: £12.99 £6.00 58 used & new from £4.29(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#8: Get The Glow: Delicious and Easy Recipes That Will Nourish You from the Inside Out
    Get The Glow: Delicious and Easy Recipes That Will Nourish You from the Inside Out Madeleine Shaw (Author) 18 days in the top 100 (31)Buy new: £20.00 £6.99 (Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's cu…
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#5: Eat. Nourish. Glow.: 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier
    Eat. Nourish. Glow.: 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier Amelia Freer (Author) 69 days in the top 100 (262)Buy new: £16.99 £7.00 35 used & new from £5.92(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative i…
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -
  • new#10: Stuffocation: Living More With Less
    Stuffocation: Living More With Less James Wallman (Author) 8 days in the top 100 (82)Buy new: £9.99 £6.99 42 used & new from £3.99(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
    - 28 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:56pm -

History Videos

Iceland Aurora - Trailer
The Aurora Borealis and the unique scenery of Iceland captured in a mesmerizing way, where the amazing Auroras tell the story. This is a short trailer for our first 30 minute film, which will be available in full HD and 4K resolution, on DVD and d…
- 18 Jun 14, 2:34pm -
Utila Undersea
Four days of diving off Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. We were treated to healthy coral reefs, seahorses, dolphins, squid, moray eels, and vast numbers of fish, all in calm, clear, blue waters. Shot on a Canon S110 in 1080p HD. Photos: st…
- 18 Jun 14, 2:31pm -
Climax, Kansas Supercells by Stephen Locke
Time lapse cinematography of the structured supercell outbreak near Climax, Kansas on May 10, 2014. License this footage. Contact Stephen Locke visit visit Soundtrack Facing the Truth…
- 3 Jun 14, 3:18am -
Sliding Through Holland
Sliding Through Holland Six days 3.500 picture's 2 days of editing And lots of early wake up's and freezing my ass off.. _____________________________ After seeing all those amazing timelapses of the most beautifuel desserts, lakes, wood's and al…
- 24 Mar 14, 10:01pm -

Google Tube

The Google app: Questions

- 3 days ago 4 May 15, 12:01am -
Project Fi: Innovating in connectivity and communication

- 13 days ago 23 Apr 15, 3:29pm -
Project Fi: A new way to say hello

- 13 days ago 23 Apr 15, 3:29pm -
Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, today

- 36 days ago 1 Apr 15, 1:00am -
The Google app: Windy

- 49 days ago 18 Mar 15, 7:27pm -
Building Bridges with Pope Francis and Students Over the Web

- 55 days ago 12 Mar 15, 4:33pm -


  • Digitsole: The radiator for your shoe!
    Frosty feet whilst commuting and cold toes on the slopes may be a thing of the past thanks to the invention of Digitsole. By now you’ll be familiar with your wrists being decked in the latest technology with smartwatches and the launch of the App…
    - 11 Sep 14, 3:54pm -
  • Samsung UE65H8000 Curved LED HD TV
    Samsung’s here with one of its latest monstrous television sets, the curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck. At £2,799, it’s an expensive set – but with 4K on…
    - 11 Sep 14, 3:23pm -
  • Nvidia reveals a HTC Nexus 9 is on the way powered by a K1 chip!
    Rumours of HTC and Google teaming up for the next Nexus tablet have been making the rounds for some time, but now Nvidia has shined some more light on what to expect from the next slate, all thanks to a legal document. Expect to see the HTC Nexus 9…
    - 11 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • Step aside Google Glass: Samsung Gear Blink offers augmented reality keyboard!
    Not content with unleashing a load of wearables like the recent Gear S smartwatch, Samsung is also working on its own Google Glass rival, and the clever headset could use Tizen to take the fight to Google. It may also pack an augmented reality keyb…
    - 11 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Surface Pro 3 Review
    Has Microsoft finally cracked the Surface with its third outing? Find out in our review right here…. Watch Surface Pro 3 Review on 5FWD
    - 10 Sep 14, 4:01pm -
  • Motorola Moto 360
    Hello Moto. After years trapped in mobile mediocrity, Motorola is back with a bang, two extremely promising Android smartphones and the sexiest smartwatch yet, the Motorola Moto 360. Like LG and Samsung’s intelligent tickers before it, this timep…
    - 10 Sep 14, 1:34pm -
  • The iPod classic is dead, long live the iPod
    Apple came out with all guns blazing last night, unleashing two new iPhones, Apple Pay and the company’s eagerly anticipated smartwatch, but quietly, the Cupertino giant pulled the plug on one of its most iconic gadgets, the hefty, hard-drive tot…
    - 10 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
    Thinking of picking up one of Apple's new phones? To help you choose which one check them both in action right here…. Watch iPhone 6 & 6 Plus on 5FWD
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:40am -
  • Step aside YotaPhone: e-ink screens coming to a laptop lid near you!
    We loved the idea behind the YotaPhone, which rocks a second e-ink display on the rear of the phone showing off e-books and notifications, and now that same idea is also coming to a laptop near you! Intel showed off a new concept with a second e-in…
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Apple's iOS 8 update incoming 17 September!
    Apple revealed its fabled smartwatch and a slew of brand new iPhones last night – the iPhone 6 and the gargantuan iPhone 6 Plus – and while you won’t be able to get your hands on one until 19 September, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest an…
    - 10 Sep 14, 9:16am -
  • Apple Watch Trailer
    The Apple Watch is finally official! Watch it in all of its glory right here…. Watch Apple Watch Trailer on 5FWD
    - 9 Sep 14, 7:13pm -
  • Apple Watch official: Everything you need to know!
    Here it is! The Apple Watch we’ve been waiting years for is finally official. Apple boss Tim Cook revealed the new intelligent timepiece live on stage this evening – we’ve got all the details and pictures on the sexiest smartwatch so far rig…
    - 9 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Apple Pay: Get ready to buy next year’s iPhone with this one!
    The rumours of Apple’s plans to come up with a wireless mobile payment system were true, and it’s built into every iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company has announced. Is this finally the end of the credit card? It might be the end of the bit…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus official!
    They’re here! Right on cue, Apple has taken the wraps off the iPhone 6 and the gigantic iPhone 6 Plus live on stage at the Flint Centre. Calling the pair “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone”, Apple boss T…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:12pm -
  • Everything you need to build your own Lego drone!
    Drones are brilliant fun, but imagine if you could build your own using the Lego you have left over from childhood! Thanks to a new Kickstarter project, you can do exactly that, with all the instructions you need on offer, and even kits including t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • inFamous: First Light review
    <!-IMAGE->As one of the PlayStation 4’s biggest exclusives so far, inFamous: Second Son was a key title and an effective demonstration of the console’s next gen power. It should come as no great surprise then to hear that DLC has been relea…
    - 9 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Fujifilm has a duo of retro snappers incoming next week!
    While this year’s IFA tech expo is now done and dusted, photography fans will have plenty to get excited about at next week’s huge Photokina imaging fair in Cologne, including a duo of new cameras on the way from Fujifilm! With retro styling, c…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:50am -
  • TiVo Mega packs in 24TB of storage for 3 years of TV: Costs $5,000!
    Personal video recorders (PVRs) like TiVo are brilliant for TV fans, but it’s all too easy to run out of space once you start backing up plenty of different TV shows and films. That’s unlikely to happen with the insane TiVo Mega, a 24TB beast t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Series 20: Episode 1 Teaser
    We're back! On Monday 15th September @ 7pm on Channel 5 it's the first episode of our brand new series. And not only that it's our ten year anniversary special! Do not miss it! Until then watch the teaser right here.....Watch Series 2…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:47pm -
  • Amazon Fire Phone: Kindle smartphone hits the UK today!
    Right before Apple reveals its latest iPhone to the world, Amazon has announced that its 3D-equipped Amazon Fire Phone is on the way to the UK, and it’ll hit shelves later this month too, exclusively on O2. Best of all, it’s on sale right…now…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Samsung NX Mini Camera
    Compact cameras with large sensors that aim to rival DSLRs when it comes to image quality are nothing new, but now Samsung’s getting in on the market with its tiniest mirrorless camera to date, the truly miniscule and stylish NX Mini. Can it squa…
    - 8 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Snap stylish selfies with the iPhone Selfie Brush!
    File this one under ridiculous gadgets, as we may have one of the weirdest yet! If you’ve ever wished your hair brush would hold your iPhone, your dream has just become a reality. It’s all thanks to the brilliantly wacky Selfie Brush, which hol…
    - 8 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Who needs 4K now? Dell unleashes its ridiculous UltraSharp "5K" 27-inch monitor!
    Ultra high-definition might be the current benchmark for the future of gaming and movies, but Dell’s already not content with 4K. The computing powerhouse has just revealed its latest 27-inch monitor, and it packs in an eye popping resolution of…
    - 8 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Last minute leak: The gigantic iPhone 6 Apple doesn't want you to see
    Apple is set to unleash the iPhone 6 tomorrow in two different sizes, but already the handset is looking like one of the most leaked gadgets around. And now we’ve seen the most detailed snaps yet of Apple’s massive new handset – read on to fi…
    - 8 Sep 14, 9:00am -
  • News Round up 06/09/14 - IFA 2014
    We take a look at some of the best tech news stories from the last week – Including all the info from the tech extravaganza at IFA in Berlin!  Watch News Round up 06/09/14 – IFA 2014 on 5FWD
    - 5 Sep 14, 4:10pm -
  • Nook GlowLight
    When you think of ebook readers, you’re likely to think straight away to Amazon’s dominating Kindle range, but there’s more choice than just the online retailer’s wares. Barnes & Noble has been crafting tip-top readers for some time now, an…
    - 5 Sep 14, 2:50pm -
  • Apple iPhone 6, two new Samsung Galaxy Notes, Dyson 360 Eye: Gadget Digest
    The past few days have been some of the most action-packed we’ve seen in 2014, with the IFA 2014 expo kicking off and manufacturers queuing up to unleash some spectacular gadgets on the world! From innovative and unusual phablets, to range-toppin…
    - 5 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Hard-as-nails Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets unleashed!
    On the hunt for a tablet that’s as tough as old boots? Panasonic may have the solution, unleashing the Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 at IFA yesterday, only they’re more phablet sized than full-on tablet! Each one packs a 5-inch display and either An…
    - 5 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • How Moto got its mojo back: Inside Motorola's incredible Chicago HQ
    Everyone remembers the Razr. Motorola’s wafer-thin flip phone was the essence of cool in the mid-2000s, but somewhere along the way, the company lost it mojo. It began pushing out tepid smartphones with out of date software, and all but abandoned…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Your move Apple: New Moto X and the even bigger Moto G unleashed!
    All eyes are on IFA right now, with gadget fans eagerly checking out all the new smartphones designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone 6, expected to debut next week. Not to be outdone though, Motorola’s just dropped a bombshell of its own: secon…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Samsung Wireless Mobile Streaming Device
    Every tech company under the sun seems to be hyping up the power of remote storage these days, but recent issues with celebrities finding their personal photos leaking from supposedly secure cloud services may well see some sceptics returning to th…
    - 4 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • Dyson 360 Eye: Is this the ultimate robotic vacuum?
    Robotic vacuum cleaners have been around for years now, and while they do help out with the cleaning, some of them often miss out on bits and pieces, leaving you to clean up afterwards. That’s why Dyson has spent 16 years researching and developi…
    - 4 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Sphero Ollie: Meet the phone-controlled robot that can unleash tricks!
    You may remember Sphero as the tiny robot ball that can be controlled by your phone, but now it’s about to get a bigger brother known as Ollie that can go even faster, and can bust out all sorts of tricks too! Fancy one of these? Read on for all…
    - 4 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • Amazon Fire TV hits the UK from just £49 for Amazon Prime members!
    It’s been a couple of months since the Amazon Fire TV was unleashed on the world, set to rival the likes of the Apple TV and various Roku boxes, but the set-top media streamer hasn’t been able to grab in the UK yet. If you’ve been eagerly awa…
    - 4 Sep 14, 11:12am -
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Sony Xperia Z3, VR headsets, all the tablets and all the smartwatches from IFA 2014!
    The IFA 2014 tech extravaganza kicked off this week, and so far it’s been an absolutely amazing show for gadget lovers. We’ve seen everything from high-end smartphones, phablets and tablets and a new crop of Android Wear smartwatches too: there…
    - 4 Sep 14, 10:18am -
  • Oh yes: The Gadget Show is back on your screens this month!
    The wait is nearly over: The Gadget Show is back on the air later this month, with a new face to boot!Tune in to Channel 5 on Monday 15 September at 7pm and you can catch the team including newcomer and Olympic athlete Amy Williams testing out…
    - 3 Sep 14, 3:55pm -
  • Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R Mobile Gamepad
    Gaming on your phone has never been easier, all thanks to a wide range of controllers now available to pair up with your Android or iPhone blower of choice, with many even slotting around your handset to let you set your high scores on the move. Lo…
    - 3 Sep 14, 1:15pm -
  • Logitech’s portable K480 keyboard lets you type on three different gadgets!
    If you’re anything like us and have gadgets all over the place, have you ever wished you had a keyboard that could work with everything you own? That’s what Logitech is betting on with its brand new K480 keyboard, which can let you tap away on…
    - 3 Sep 14, 10:46am -
  • Super-thin Lenovo Tab S8 Android slate unleashed with an equally slim price tag!
    With the annual IFA tech show about to kick off, get ready for gadgets galore – but Lenovo has opted to announce its latest slate right before the tech extravaganza even gets started. Meet the Lenovo Tab S8, a slim-line slate that packs in a host…
    - 3 Sep 14, 9:30am -
  • Metro Redux Review
    Is this a remaster worthy of next-gen treatment? Watch our review to find out! Watch Metro Redux Review on 5FWD
    - 2 Sep 14, 3:29pm -
  • Look again: Five gadgets that aren't what they seem
    Every now and again we see a gadget that truly stands out like a sore thumb. Something with a design so outrageous that it actually looks like something else! Gadgets like the gaming PC that looks more like a spaceship, or building blocks you can e…
    - 2 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • HTC’s next Google Nexus tablet could boast a Surface-style keyboard case!
    Google’s Nexus range should already be close to the top of your list when it comes to affordable Android tablets, proving fast and well-specced, but it looks like the search giant’s next flagship slate could go one step further. HTC is currentl…
    - 2 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Metro: Redux review
    <!-VIDEO->Next-generation gaming is fast becoming the battleground of the remasters, with publishers pushing out past classics with graphical upgrades in an effort to fill the void until the true next-gen games arrive. While it’s easy to be…
    - 2 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: iPhone 5c rival leaks out in a rainbow of colours
    It’s just a day until Sony takes the stage at this year’s IFA tech expo, but one of its goodies has already leaked in a major way. The Xperia Z3 Compact has been spotted in all of its multicoloured glory, and it definitely looks like it could g…
    - 2 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • Add some bling to your living room: Swarovski and LG unleash crystal-covered curved OLED TV!
    Crystals aren’t necessarily the first thing we’d think of when kitting out our ideal TV, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from the new partnership between LG and Swarovski: a curved OLED HD TV that’s clad in sparkly stones. Fancy one of…
    - 2 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Kogan Agora 4G
    Motorola may have the budget blower throne locked down with its range of well-priced Moto G and Moto E handsets, but that hasn’t stopped other phone makers from stepping up to the plate. Meet the Kogan Agora 4G, the latest budget handset to enter…
    - 1 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Alienware’s new Area-51 gaming rig looks like a UFO!
    We’re used to seeing outlandish gaming rigs, but Alienware’s latest Area-51 PC is truly like nothing else on earth. The bizarrely shaped gaming machine is more UFO than computer, and the latest generation of Intel processors and up to three gra…
    - 1 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Step aside LG and Samsung: Sony Android Wear smartwatch incoming!
    Samsung and LG may have been first out of the blocks when it comes to Android Wear smartwatches, and they’ve got more on the way too, but Sony is following hot on their heels, and it’s set to unleash its own Android Wear-powered smartwatch at t…
    - 1 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • The iPhone 6 could double up as your mobile wallet!
    The clock is ticking down until Apple’s big event on 9 September when the iPhone 6 will be revealed, and it looks like the Cupertino giant has plenty in store to show off – and it’s not just the fabled iWatch. According to reports from Bloomb…
    - 1 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • AKG Y50 headphones
    When you think of fashion headphones, you’re likely to think straight away to Dr Dre’s mammoth Beats empire – but a pair of those cans come at a hefty price. The Austrian audio boffins at AKG have been hard at work on their latest headphones,…
    - 29 Aug 14, 3:36pm -

Netflix Tube HelpViews:46562280ratingsTime:03:56More inHowto & Style
- 44 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:40pm -
Orange Is The New Black - Season 3 - Official Trailer [HD]
Orange Is The New Black - Season 3 - Official Trailer [HD]The women of Litchfield unapologetically return for the third coming. With a crisis of faith and their beliefs and loyalties being tested, each character must decide what and who to b…
- 9 hours ago 6 May 15, 8:01am -
Marvel's Daredevil - Hallway Fight Scene - Netflix [HD]
Marvel's Daredevil - Hallway Fight Scene - Netflix [HD]Daredevil will fight crime anywhere, anytime. The hunt for a kidnapped boy, and the criminals who took him, brings Matt Murdock to a hallway filled with thugs. And makes them regret ever…
- 11 hours ago 6 May 15, 6:26am -
Inspector Gadget - Trailer - Netflix [HD]
Inspector Gadget - Trailer - Netflix [HD]Inspector Gadget is back and must face his old enemy, the evil Dr. Claw, who has reactivated M.A.D., his global crime syndicate. All episodes streaming March 27 exclusively on Netflix http://www.n...…
- 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:12am -


  • newExplore Vincent van Gogh's painterly world in this VR project
    We've seen modern ASCII art in virtual reality before, but until now nothing approaching the works of the masters. With "The Night Cafe" that changes. Strap a mobile VR headset on and you can take a gander through Vincent Van Gogh's Le Café nuit as…
    - 42 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:42pm -
  • newApple is crawling the web to help your Siri and Spotlight searches
    Apple doesn't have to rely solely on outside web providers like Google or Microsoft to fuel your iOS and Mac searches. The company has confirmed the rumored existence of Applebot, a web crawler that collects site information for the sake of Siri and…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:21pm -
  • newRacing to June 1: The fight to control the Patriot Act
    If Defcon is the cultural Comic-Con of security conferences, then RSA is more like the business-focused Game Developers Conference (GDC), though largely packed with government-corporate attendees.At the midpoint of a long day during last month's R…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:00pm -
  • newMophie's latest iPhone battery case is waterproof, too
    Mophie's cases are a popular choice for adding some extra minutes to your mobile device's battery life. While the company already had both charging and storage options for the iPhone 6, it how offers protection from water damage, too. The H2PROTM ac…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:44pm -
  • newHulu is reportedly making a TV series based on 'Myst'
    It's a good day for point-and-click fans. After the news that you can now play Grim Fandango Remastered on your morning commute, it seems like the '90s classic Myst is getting its own TV series. According to Deadline, a drama series that explores th…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:30pm -
  • newGoogle will spend $150 million this year to diversify its workforce
    Last year, Google released internal data revealing that almost all of its workforce was male, and nearly all of them were from either white or Asian backgrounds. In an attempt to make itself more diverse, the company is putting $150 million into pro…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:14pm -
  • newSamsung's Galaxy S6 uses 'several' different camera sensors
    When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6, you might have noticed that the company stopped touting its in-house ISOCELL camera tech. Was it using relying on someone else's sensor instead? As it turns out, the answer is yes... sort of. The Korean firm has…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:58pm -
  • newGoogle searching from your desktop is officially old skool
    That people might favor a connected mobile device over a clunky old desktop isn't news. Even in nations where a big boxy computer has long been a thing (unlike, say, in developing nations). Perhaps inevitably, then, Jerry Dischler -- VP of Product M…
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:40pm -
  • newComcast's 4K set-top box is coming later this year
    Comcast is going 4K in a big way this year. The much-hated cable giant just announced that it'll be rolling out a new version of its Xfinity X1 set top box later this year that will bring 4K programming to even more of its customers. So far, Comcast…
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:17pm -
  • newWatch SpaceX's Dragon capsule perform its launch abort test
    If you were still hitting snooze when SpaceX launched its Dragon capsule this morning, fret not: you can relive the action now. Elon Musk & Co. successfully launched the unmanned spacecraft at Cape Canaveral, Florida around 9AM ET and it splashed do…
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 1:59pm -
  • newGoogle's cellular service makes you ditch key Voice features
    Are you a long-time Google Voice user? You might not want to sign up for Google's Project Fi service, then. Early adopters who've received an invitation report that you're required to give up important Voice features, including calls, texting and vo…
    - 4 hours ago 6 May 15, 1:24pm -
  • newSharp will start making HDTVs with Roku built-in
    Until now, the only names that had signed up to be part of Roku's integrated smart TV club were TCL, Hisense and Insignia. If none of those brands floated your boat, however, then you may be relieved to hear that Sharp has now signed to bake the str…
    - 4 hours ago 6 May 15, 1:00pm -
  • new'Grim Fandango Remastered' comes to Android and iOS
    The classic point-and-click adventure Grim Fandango has made its way to iOS and Android. Originally released by LucasArts, Grim Fandango was remastered by creator Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions for PlayStation 4, Vita, PC, Mac and Linux earli…
    - 5 hours ago 6 May 15, 12:18pm -
  • newOculus Rift goes mainstream early 2016
    Quarter one 2016. It's the answer to a question we've asked basically every time we've spoken with Oculus VR since 2012: "When does the consumer version of the Rift come out?" Aside from that revelation, we're also getting our first look at the fina…
    - 6 hours ago 6 May 15, 11:38am -
  • newHugo Barra on why Xiaomi is against microSD cards in phones
    If you were to compare iOS and Android, the latter's storage expansion option via microSD -- up to a whopping 200GB these days -- is often regarded as an advantage, though not all devices come with such offer. For instance, while HTC and LG have mad…
    - 6 hours ago 6 May 15, 11:16am -
  • newSnapchat adds sharing tools to its news discovery portal
    Snapchat's curated selection of news stories called Discover is reportedly in trouble, with traffic dropping significantly since its debut back in January. That's probably why the company has introduced a new function that lets you share articles an…
    - 7 hours ago 6 May 15, 10:02am -
  • newApple reportedly wants to help test your DNA
    Now that Apple has launched a platform for medical research, it's apparently ready to expand what that platform can do. MIT's sources understand that the Cupertino crew is working with academics on ResearchKit apps that let iPhone users get DNA test…
    - 9 hours ago 6 May 15, 8:02am -
  • newApple may be under FTC investigation for Beats deals
    The hushed whispers surrounding the Federal Trade Commission's supposed investigation into Apple's Beats Music service relaunch have gotten a little louder. From the sounds of it, Cupertino's approached record labels and over a dozen of artists, thr…
    - 11 hours ago 6 May 15, 6:47am -
  • newResearchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
    Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemingly endless Universe, the further back in time we can see. Now, a team of researchers led by astronomers from Yale University and UC Santa Cruz have an…
    - 12 hours ago 6 May 15, 5:38am -
  • newCox continues rolling out its gigabit internet to US cities
    Last May, Cox Communications announced that it would join Google and AT&T in offering residential customers gigabit-fast wired internet service to Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha. Today the service, dubbed "G1GABLAST", has finally arrived in Omaha and…
    - 13 hours ago 6 May 15, 4:53am -
  • newThe first self-driving big rig licensed to operate in the US
    A Daimler-built autonomous truck can now legally operate on the highways of Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval has officially granted the "Freightliner Inspiration Truck" a license for road use in the state, making it the first of its kind to navigate publ…
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:49am -
  • newGoogle Maps for Android lists your events, flights and reservations
    Google Maps' Play listing doesn't quite elaborate on what's new with the latest version, but the update's definitely more than just a bunch of bug fixes. Android Police has discovered that the app can now mine your Gmail account for info whenever yo…
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:32am -
  • newThe clone that won't disappear: 'Threes' vs. '2048' on Google Play
    Google removed the quirky puzzle game Threes from the Play store on Tuesday. Its removal was unceremonious and sudden, but that's not exactly why Threes creator Asher Vollmer found the situation frustrating. That came down to two reasons:A robot…
    - 14 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:57am -
  • newDaily Roundup: Steam Early Access, Microsoft Surface trade-in and more!
    In today's Daily Roundup, you can read all about how developers have embraced Steam's Early Access program, learn about Microsoft's new trade-in program for its old Surface tablets and find out how much money Comcast wasted trying to purchase Time W…
    - 15 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:33am -
  • newEU court finds Skype's name too similar to Sky broadcaster's
    Microsoft has lost another legal battle against British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), after a European court found Skype's name to be too similar to the latter's. The judges also ruled that the service's cloud-like logo "would further increase the likel…
    - 15 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:03am -

Business & Finance

  • newSainsbury's shares fall on losses
    The FTSE 100 closed higher despite shares in Sainsbury's falling 3.16% to 266.30p after reporting its first full-year loss for 10 years.
    - 58 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:26pm -
  • newFrench banks' profits beat forecasts
    Two of France's leading banks, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole, report higher earnings, helped by a recovery in Europe's economy.
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:09pm -
  • newSUV sales boost BMW's earnings
    German carmaker BMW speeds past quarterly earnings expectations, thanks to strong SUV sales.
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:07pm -
  • newUS Fed chief warns of share 'danger'
    Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen told IMF managing director Christine Lagarde there are "potential dangers" in high stock market valuations.
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:04pm -
  • newOculus headset on sale in early 2016
    Facebook's virtual reality division Oculus reveals when its much anticipated headset will go on sale to the public.
    - 3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:47pm -


The most prominent mathematician of Greco-Roman antiquity, best known for his treatise on geometry, the Elements. Read More

Top News

students for their handy hints on picking a course

Students' 20 top tips for picking a course

Students for their handy hints on picking a course

global_warmingGlobal climate model

A class of computer-driven models for weather forecasting, understanding climate and projecting climate change. Read More...

Thomas Edison Phonograph

Inventions and Discoveries

List of inventors | List of emerging technologies | English inventions and discoveries | Inventions of the Islamic Golden Age | List of Australian inventions | List of Chinese inventions | List of Indian inventions and discoveries | List of Japanese inventions | List of Korean inventions | List of United States inventions | Scottish inventions and discoveries | Welsh inventions and discoveries


Play Free Games


Keep the monkey in the air, try to beat your old high scores!

Global Rage Game

Global Rage Street Fight


Street Fighter - Take a trip back in time and play this awesome retro arcade game online!


As you know it, Pacman!


  • newAzarenka suffers match-point meltdown in Williams loss
    Victoria Azarenka suffered a stunning meltdown and blew three match points against world number one Serena Williams before losing 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(1) in the third round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Azarenka served for the match at 6-5 and 40-0 in…
    - 49 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:35pm -
  • newIsraeli FA presses Blatter in effort to avert suspension
    By Brian Homewood and Ori Lewis ZURICH/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's top football administrators met FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Zurich on Wednesday in an attempt to avert a vote called by the Palestinians to suspend Israel from the world body.…
    - 50 mins ago 6 May 15, 4:34pm -
  • newReal Madrid top Forbes' most valuable football teams list
    (Reuters) - European champions Real Madrid are the world's most valuable football club for a third straight year, according to a Forbes poll released on Wednesday that showed the average value of the top 20 teams rose 11 percent over last year. The…
    - 1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:07pm -
  • newBoxing fans accuse Pacquiao of concealing injury
    (Reuters) - Boxer Manny Pacquiao has been sued in several U.S. courts by people who said they paid to watch him fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the "Fight of Century" but felt defrauded by Pacquiao's failure to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury. At…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:48pm -
  • newGold-hungry Lindsey Vonn likes the look of Winter Olympics 2018 run
    Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn thinks the downhill run for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics might suit her style as she targets the return of the blue riband title she won in Vancouver five years ago. She was presented as an ambassador of South Korea…
    - 2 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:31pm -

Follow Us

Local Weather