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Technology

  • newMicrosoft's Windows 10: Here's what to expect - CBC.ca

    Microsoft's Windows 10: Here's what to expect - CBC.ca

    CBC.caMicrosoft's Windows 10: Here's what to expectCBC.caMicrosoft's Windows 10 is available as a free upgrade starting today for many users of Windows 7 or 8. Anyone who has the home or professional versions of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windo…
    - 30 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:00am -
  • newFerrari's 488 GTB: A car money can't buy - Sky News Australia

    Ferrari's 488 GTB: A car money can't buy - Sky News Australia

    Sky News AustraliaFerrari's 488 GTB: A car money can't buySky News AustraliaDo you have half a million dollars and a lot of time on your hands? If so, you might want to order yourself Ferrari's latest model, the 488 GTB. The 3.9L twin-tubo V8 su…
    - 38 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:52am -
  • newFacebook introduces legacy contacts in UK - Rapid News Network

    Facebook introduces legacy contacts in UK - Rapid News Network

    Rapid News NetworkFacebook introduces legacy contacts in UKRapid News NetworkThe nominated person will be able to update the profile, accept and send messages and friend requests, and upload pictures. However, according to Facebook, the online e…
    - 52 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:38am -
  • newLet kids delete their online rants, demand campaigners - The Register

    Let kids delete their online rants, demand campaigners - The Register

    The RegisterLet kids delete their online rants, demand campaignersThe RegisterMinisters have backed a campaign designed to give young people greater deletion rights over the stupid content they generate as youngsters. The campaign wants to give…
    - 56 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:34am -
  • newDorsey Hints Twitter Could Look Like Facebook - Sky News

    Dorsey Hints Twitter Could Look Like Facebook - Sky News

    NBCNews.comDorsey Hints Twitter Could Look Like FacebookSky NewsAfter Twitter shares slump 11% on disappointing results, the interim boss sets out a bold new vision. 09:27, UK, Wednesday 29 July 2015. Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit - Day 2…
    - 58 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:32am -
  • newNintendo surprises with swing to profit from loss - BBC News

    Nintendo surprises with swing to profit from loss - BBC News

    BBC NewsNintendo surprises with swing to profit from lossBBC NewsJapanese video game giant Nintendo beat expectations to swing to a net profit in its fiscal first quarter of this year. Its net profit was 8.28bn yen ($67m; £43m) in the three mon…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:30am -
  • newYou know Uber's real-time map showing the car locations? It's fake - London Loves Business

    You know Uber's real-time map showing the car locations? It's fake - London Loves Business

    The IndependentYou know Uber's real-time map showing the car locations? It's fakeLondon Loves BusinessUber's real-time map showing the location of its registered cars is fake, according to researchers. Think-tank Data & Society said it investiga…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:27am -
  • newSwitching mobile phone firms must be simpler, says Ofcom - Telegraph.co.uk

    Switching mobile phone firms must be simpler, says Ofcom - Telegraph.co.uk

    Telegraph.co.ukSwitching mobile phone firms must be simpler, says OfcomTelegraph.co.ukMobile phone users will be able to switch deals and keep their numbers without telling their old providers under a move by watchdogs designed to create a price…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:04am -
  • newNokia launches virtual reality camera - Daily Mail

    Nokia launches virtual reality camera - Daily Mail

    Business TodayNokia launches virtual reality cameraDaily MailHELSINKI, July 29 (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and pla…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:58am -
  • new2k Games Will Be Revealing Mafia III Next Month - Twinfinite

    2k Games Will Be Revealing Mafia III Next Month - Twinfinite

    Twinfinite2k Games Will Be Revealing Mafia III Next MonthTwinfiniteHope you're looking forward to another Mafia game. 2K Games has revealed that they will be doing a worldwide reveal of Mafia III on Aug 5. The announcement was made on the offici…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 1:57am -

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Industry News

  • newNintendo reports profit but no word on new president
    TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo posted an 8.28 billion yen ($67 million) profit for the fiscal first quarter, helped by better sales and a cheap yen, but did not announce a new president to lead the company after the death this month of Satoru Iwata.
    - 39 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:51am -
  • newAlibaba cloud unit sets sights on Amazon in $1 billion global push
    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it would invest $1 billion in the next three years into its Aliyun cloud computing arm to challenge Amazon.com Inc's lucrative Web Services division, opening a global front in the battle between th…
    - 59 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:31am -
  • newRussia schedules first Proton rocket launch since crash
    Russia on Wednesday set a date for the first Proton rocket launch since an engine failure in May saw a Mexican satellite destroyed.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:20am -
  • newLG Electronics reports 45 percent plunge in 2Q earnings
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics said Wednesday its second quarter earnings sank 45 percent over a year earlier as losses widened in its TV business and mobile phones earned little income.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:15am -
  • new2 injection wells shut down after Oklahoma quakes
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oil and gas operators shut down two wastewater injection wells in northern Oklahoma on Tuesday and reduced operations at a third after several earthquakes centered in the town of Crescent rattled the state.
    - 9 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 12:41am -
  • newNTSB: Company should have prepared for human error
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against human error, specifically the co-pilot unlocking a braking system too quickly an…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 10:04pm -
  • newPanel scales back new oil rules for North Dakota reservation
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tribal leaders from a prolific portion of North Dakota's oil-rich Fort Berthold Reservation are scaling back proposed drilling regulations that industry officials warned could slow crude production.
    - 12 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 9:10pm -
  • newEarly brake deployment caused SpaceShipTwo accident: NTSB
    US safety officials on Tuesday accused the builders of a commercial space vehicle of failing to factor in human error that caused its disintegration over the Mojave Desert last year.
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:41pm -
  • newDeadly SpaceShipTwo Crash Caused by Co-Pilot Error: NTSB
    The fatal breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShipTwo space plane last year was caused by a co-pilot error, as well as the failure of the spacecraft's builders to anticipate such a catastrophic mistake, federal safety investigators say…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:22pm -
  • newUS expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster program for pou…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:09pm -
  • newSenator objects to anti-terrorism rules for online sites
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and skeptic of broad government surveillance, objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authoriti…
    - 14 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 7:06pm -
  • newAnaplan targets SAP, Oracle in fast-growing business planning market
    By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Business planning software start-up Anaplan is nipping at the heels of industry leaders SAP, Oracle and IBM, with sales of its cloud-based service tripling in each of the past three years as it seeks to shake up…
    - 15 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 6:17pm -
  • newMicrosoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on sma…
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 2:41pm -
  • newMicrosoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored onli…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 1:24pm -
  • Australian humpback whale comeback a 'symbol of hope'
    Australia's humpback populations have recovered so well from years of devastating whaling that they could be delisted as a threatened species in a conservation success story scientists Tuesday hailed as "a symbol of hope".
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 15, 6:41am -
  • NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 9:08pm -
  • Clinton pledges to be America's renewable energy president
    Hillary Clinton laid out ambitious plans Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy if elected US president, drawing a contrast with her fossil fuel-loving Republican rivals.
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 8:03pm -
  • Moon Base Would Be Cheap with Help from Private Industry: Report
    The dream of sending humans back to the moon could become a reality for the relatively low price of $10 billion — only about 10 percent of one previous cost estimate — as long as NASA is willing to buy from private spaceflight companies, a new r…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 7:49pm -
  • Foreign hunter accused of killing much-loved Zimbabwe lion
    A Zimbabwean conservation charity said Monday that a foreign tourist could face criminal charges after allegedly using a bow and arrow to kill a much-loved lion called Cecil.
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Gambling firm GVC raises offer to $1.6 billion for rival Bwin.party
    By Aastha Agnihotri and Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - Online gambling firm GVC Holdings returned on Monday with a new 1 billion-pound ($1.55 billion) bid for rival Bwin.party Digital Entertainment , looking to trump a recently accepted offer from…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 3:34pm -
  • China lifting ban on sales of video game consoles
    BEIJING (AP) — China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai.
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 12:02pm -
  • General Electric aims big in energy storage after battery step back
    General Electric Co wants to be a "sizable" player in the market for systems that store energy to manage power volatility, a sector the company expects to quadruple to $6 billion by 2020, the head of GE's energy storage business told Reuters. Demand…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 15, 12:36pm -
  • As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
    DENVER (AP) — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy s…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 15, 5:46pm -
  • AT&T buys DirecTV, now biggest traditional TV provider in US
    NEW YORK (AP) — Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV.
    - 4 days ago 24 Jul 15, 11:48pm -
  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles to prevent hacking
    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet.
    - 4 days ago 24 Jul 15, 9:41pm -
  • WTO slashes tariffs on IT goods but implementation held up
    By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization finalised a list of 201 information technology products to be freed from import tariffs in a $1.3 trillion deal on Friday, but said it was still short of the critical mass of countries nee…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 5:14pm -
  • Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government of…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Comcast adds Internet customers; box office pumps up revenue
    NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a slowdown in subscriber growth, the Internet is still propelling Comcast.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 7:59pm -
  • Comcast posts in-line results as Internet, NBC Universal units grow
    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted in-line second-quarter results, as its high-speed Internet and NBC Universal businesses grew amid a drop in pay-TV subscriber departures. Comcast, also the N…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 4:55pm -
  • Apple's India test: how to gain volume and meet aspiration
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - With only a tiny share of the world's fastest-growing major smartphone market, Apple Inc is stepping up its push into India, with a first targeted TV advertising campaign, expanded retail network and prom…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 4:34pm -
  • Anger as S. African airline lifts ban on hunting trophies
    Animal welfare activists on Thursday decried a decision by South Africa's national air carrier to reverse a ban on the transportation of hunting trophies.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 2:39pm -
  • Russian, Japanese, US crew reach ISS despite minor mishap
    Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States Thursday docked successfully with the International Space Station after a two-month delay, despite a minor hiccup.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 12:17pm -
  • 5 things: House bill would prevent mandatory GMO labeling
    WASHINGTON (AP) — States could no longer require labels on genetically modified foods under legislation the House is considering.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 8:04am -
  • Tsinghua Holdings chief says still in Micron talks, hopeful on deal
    By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's Tsinghua Holdings is still discussing a potential deal to buy U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc and hopes it could eventually go through, the state-backed investment company's chairman told Reuters on Th…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 5:34am -
  • Uber growth unhampered in surprise deal with NYC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Uber cars can continue to be a growing presence on the streets of New York City now that an agreement has been reached between the ride-hailing company and the city.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 5:33am -
  • New crew arrives at space station after two-month delay
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three new crew for the International Space Station arrived at the orbital outpost on Wednesday after a two-month launch delay, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Veteran Russia…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 3:58am -
  • NYC strikes Uber deal: No cap on company during study
    New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company can have on the streets of the nation's largest city. Mayor Bill ...
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 12:08am -
  • Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself up
    Qualcomm shares fell 1.8 percent to $63.05 in after-market trading on Wednesday. The move comes after hedge fund Jana Partners called for Qualcomm to spin off its chip business from its highly profitable patent-licensing income, among other changes…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jul 15, 11:51pm -
  • New York City postpones vote on Uber cap, plans study on traffic impact
    By Katie Reilly NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed a vote on a controversial proposal to cap Uber's growth in the city, announcing new plans on Wednesday to study the impact of the car service app on traffic. Uber has drawn…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jul 15, 10:51pm -
  • Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center
    The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official ...
    - 6 days ago 22 Jul 15, 10:49pm -

Technology

  • newPanasonic first-quarter profit falls 7 percent as housing tech sales decline
    Japan's Panasonic Corp on Wednesday reported a 7 percent decline in first-quarter operating profit, missing analyst estimates, as sales fell in its appliances and housing technology businesses. Profit for April-June fell to 76.56 billion yen ($619.0…
    - 27 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:03am -
  • newNintendo reports profit but no word on new president
    Nintendo posted an 8.28 billion yen ($67 million) profit for the fiscal first quarter, helped by better sales and a cheap yen, but did not announce a new president to lead the company after the death this ...
    - 39 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:51am -
  • newAlibaba cloud unit sets sights on Amazon in $1 billion global push
    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it would invest $1 billion in the next three years into its Aliyun cloud computing arm to challenge Amazon.com Inc's lucrative Web Services division, opening a global front in the battle between th…
    - 59 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 8:31am -
  • newNokia launches virtual reality camera
    Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets. The device, showcased at an event in Los Angeles, takes vide…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:02am -
  • newNintendo swings to first-quarter operating profit on strong figurine sales, weak yen
    Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday booked a profit for the April-June quarter, defying market expectations for a loss due to a weaker yen and strong sales of its "amiibo" figurines which are sold as accessories to its popular games. Nintendo swung…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:53am -
  • newLG Electronics second-quarter profit slumps 60 percent on weak TV, smartphone sales
    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent, plummeting below estimates, as sales of televisions and smartphones buckled under weaker demand and intense competition fro…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:10am -
  • newToshiba to cut interim CEO pay by 90 percent on accounting scandal
    Toshiba Corp said it would slash its interim chief executive's monthly salary for the next two months by 90 percent, including previously announced cuts, following revelations of improper accounting at the Japanese conglomerate. The company said on…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:38am -
  • newReview: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
    NEW YORK (AP) — It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years.
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 4:26am -
  • newOculus debuts virtual reality film 'Henry'
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium.
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 3:50am -
  • newOculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers
    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 2:18am -
  • newTwitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows
    "This is unacceptable and we're not happy about it," Jack Dorsey, who stepped in as interim chief executive on July 1, said on a call with analysts. Twitter said it had 304 million core users in the second quarter, up from 302 million in the prior q…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 11:11pm -
  • newFormer NY financial watchdog counters criticism on bitcoin work
    By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky on Tuesday countered criticism from the bitcoin community that he may have generated consulting work for himself by issuing controversial regulations for virt…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 11:10pm -
  • newTwitter 2Q revenue grows sharply but user growth stays slow
    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter failed to add users at a quick enough pace for investors in the second quarter even as revenue grew sharply, feeding concerns about whether it can ever become a mass-market service like Facebook or Google.
    - 11 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 10:32pm -
  • newNTSB: Company should have prepared for human error
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against human error, specifically the co-pilot unlocking a braking system too quickly an…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 10:04pm -
  • newIn Tech: New Motorola smartphones; faster future memory chip
    Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:33pm -
  • newHow Archaeologists Dug Up a Human-Shaped Coffin That Wasn't There
    “Five years ago, we wouldn't have been able to do it,” said William Kelso, the director of archaeology for the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation. Kelso was referring to the sophistication of some of the technologies that researchers used—scanni…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:23pm -
  • newFacebook's ascent has investors betting on more gains
    Investors in social media shares have zeroed-in on Facebook Inc , piling into stock options to add bullish bets on the company in the days ahead of its Wednesday earnings. Facebook escaped a rout in social media stocks after last quarter's results a…
    - 15 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 6:19pm -
  • newAnaplan targets SAP, Oracle in fast-growing business planning market
    By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Business planning software start-up Anaplan is nipping at the heels of industry leaders SAP, Oracle and IBM, with sales of its cloud-based service tripling in each of the past three years as it seeks to shake up…
    - 15 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 6:17pm -
  • newAmazon partners with startups to sell crowdfunded products
    Amazon.com Inc launched a new platform on Tuesday that will help startups advertise and distribute their products directly to millions of Amazon customers, filling an important gap for entrepreneurs trying to reach a wider market of consumers. The o…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 4:36pm -
  • newThis 'Swiss Army Coat' With 15 Pockets Is The Most Crowd-Funded Piece Of Clothing Ever
    Equipped not only with countless pockets for various accessories and technology, the Baubax jacket hides a neck pillow and eye mask in the hood - commuting may never be the same again
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 3:53pm -
  • newGerman regulator orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook may not prevent its users from using fake names, a German privacy watchdog said on Tuesday, in the latest privacy setback for the U.S. company in Europe. The Hamburg data protection authority, which is…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 3:34pm -
  • newMicrosoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on sma…
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 2:41pm -
  • newScientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
    LONDON (AP) — Scientists and tech experts — including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 2:31pm -
  • newMotorola refreshes Android phones, offers better cameras
    Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung. These ...
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 2:25pm -
  • newPortable Charger Causes Serious Burns After Exploding ‘Like A Firework’
    Power Bar? More like Power Burns. Katy Emslie has suffered serious injuries to her hands after her free EE charger exploded and set her bedroom on fire.
    - 23 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 10:55am -

Reviews

Space Exploration

  • newEarly brake deployment caused SpaceShipTwo accident: NTSB
    US safety officials on Tuesday accused the builders of a commercial space vehicle of failing to factor in human error that caused its disintegration over the Mojave Desert last year.
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:41pm -
  • newDeadly SpaceShipTwo Crash Caused by Co-Pilot Error: NTSB
    The fatal breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShipTwo space plane last year was caused by a co-pilot error, as well as the failure of the spacecraft's builders to anticipate such a catastrophic mistake, federal safety investigators say…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 8:22pm -
  • newNeil Armstrong Spacesuit Funded, Smithsonian Takes Next 'Giant Leap' on Kickstarter
    The Smithsonian's first-ever crowdfunding campaign to conserve, digitize and display astronaut Neil Armstrong's lunar spacesuit has rocketed to success and is now stretching to "reboot" other space history artifacts in the national collection. The W…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Jul 15, 4:10pm -
  • Moon Base Would Be Cheap with Help from Private Industry: Report
    The dream of sending humans back to the moon could become a reality for the relatively low price of $10 billion — only about 10 percent of one previous cost estimate — as long as NASA is willing to buy from private spaceflight companies, a new r…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 7:49pm -
  • Exoplanet Finds Keep Rolling in from Kepler Spacecraft Despite Glitch
    NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope continues to zero in on the first "alien Earth" despite being hobbled by a malfunction more than two years ago. Last Thursday (July 23), mission scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-452b, which th…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 7:49pm -
  • Strange Bright Spots on Ceres Create Mini-Atmosphere on Dwarf Planet
    The investigation into the dwarf planet Ceres' mysterious bright spots has taken an intriguing new twist. The famous bright spots at the bottom of Ceres' Occator crater appear to be sublimating material into space, creating a localized atmosphere…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 7:49pm -
  • First View of Weird Rock Beneath Tibetan Plateau Revealed by Satellites
    A new glimpse into the boundary between the Earth's mantle and its crust, located up to 50 miles (82 kilometers) below the surface comes from a surprising source — space. Satellite measurements have provided a new view of the Moho under the Tibeta…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 1:08pm -
  • Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'
    Kepler-452 is 60 percent wider than Earth and probably about five times more massive, so its surface gravity is considerably stronger than the pull people are used to here. "It might be quite challenging at first," Jon Jenkins, of NASA's Ames Resear…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 11:31am -
  • Daily Overview: Fascinating satellite photographs of Earth show man's impact on the planet
    A series of fascinating satellite photos aims to show how man has affected Earth. The site derives its name from an idea known as the Overview Effect, the sensation astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view Earth from spa…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 10:52am -
  • Is science drawing closer to an alien world?
    NASA's discovery of Earth-like exoplanet Kepler-452b, nicknamed "Earth 2.0", has social media buzzing about the chances of finding a faraway world, possibly with alien life or key resources such as water.
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 15, 10:34am -
  • General Electric aims big in energy storage after battery step back
    General Electric Co wants to be a "sizable" player in the market for systems that store energy to manage power volatility, a sector the company expects to quadruple to $6 billion by 2020, the head of GE's energy storage business told Reuters. Demand…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 15, 12:36pm -
  • China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival: state media
    China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System.
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 15, 7:41pm -
  • Ancient Volcano Tattooed the Earth with Giant Rings
    Concentric circles of rocky hills and valleys in South Africa tell the story of a billion-year-old collapsed volcano in newly released photos from NASA. The circular Pilanesberg caldera is located in the South African province known as North West, i…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 15, 12:12pm -
  • NASA spacecraft shows Pluto wrapped in haze, ice flows
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A stunning silhouette of Pluto taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft after it shot past the icy orb last week show an extensive layer of atmospheric haze, while close-up pictures of the ground reve…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 8:59pm -
  • Flowing nitrogen ice glaciers seen on Pluto
    Flowing nitrogen ice glaciers have been glimpsed on the surface of Pluto, along with an unexpectedly thick layer of haze in the atmosphere, NASA scientists said Friday.
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 7:17pm -
  • Powerful Pulsar Knocks Star's Block Off
    A super-dense spinning star punched a hole right through its stellar neighbor, knocking off a giant cloud of dust and ejecting it away at nearly 15 percent the speed of light, images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveal. The fast-spinning ne…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 4:26pm -
  • Galaxy Graveyard May Be Overflowing with Dark Matter
    A vast cluster of dead galaxies roughly 300 million light-years from Earth may hold as much as 100 times more dark matter than visible matter, researchers say. This discovery sheds light on how dark matter can shape the evolution of galaxies, scient…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 4:26pm -
  • Here's What Pluto's Frozen 'Heart' Looks Like in False Color
    The new image of Pluto, released on Thursday (July 23), clearly shows the now familiar heart-shaped region nicknamed Tombaugh Regio. The photo is actually a combination of observations from the main camera on New Horizons (called LORRI) and the prob…
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  • Name That Asteroid: Japan Asks Public to Christen Hayabusa 2 Target
    Japanese space officials want you to help them come up with a better name for asteroid 1999 JU3, which the nation's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft will study up close a few years from now. In collaboration with the International Astronomical Union (the keepe…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 12:36pm -
  • NASA Unveiling New Pluto Flyby Photos from New Horizons Today
    Get ready Plutophiles: today (July 24), NASA's New Horizons mission is set to reveal more amazing science results about everyone's favorite dwarf planet. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made its close flyby of Pluto on July 14, when the probe came t…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 12:36pm -
  • China starts assembling world's biggest radio telescope
    China has started assembling the world's largest radio telescope, which will have a dish the size of 30 football pitches when completed, state media reported as Beijing steps up its ambitions in outer space.
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 15, 6:49am -
  • Astronomers discover most Earth-like planet yet
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A planet believed to be remarkably similar to Earth has been discovered orbiting a distant sun-like star, bolstering hopes of finding life elsewhere in the universe, U.S. scientists said on Thursday. T…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jul 15, 9:38pm -
  • Frontlines of Yemen's war shift in favour of Riyadh
    By Noah Browning and Mohammed Mukhashaf DUBAI/ADEN (Reuters) - The tide of Yemen's messy war has unexpectedly turned, handing a morale boost and possibly decisive military momentum to Gulf Arab-backed forces bent on ending the ascendancy of the Hout…
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  • NASA discovers closest Earth-twin yet
    Astronomers hunting for another Earth have found the closest match yet, a potentially rocky planet circling its star at the same distance as our home orbits the Sun, NASA said Thursday.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 6:36pm -
  • NASA Finds Closest Earth Twin Yet in Haul of 500 Alien Planets
    It may not be Earth's exact twin, but it's a pretty close cousin. NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted the most Earth-like alien planet yet discovered — a world called Kepler-452b that's just slightly bigger than our own and orbits a sunlike…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 5:57pm -
  • NASA Has Discovered Another ‘Earth’ In Deep Space
    Found it! Kepler-452b is described as ‘an older, bigger cousin to Earth’ and is estimated to be 6 billion years old.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 4:27pm -
  • Russian, Japanese, US crew reach ISS despite minor mishap
    Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States Thursday docked successfully with the International Space Station after a two-month delay, despite a minor hiccup.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 12:17pm -
  • Space Lands in the Big Apple at NYC Museum's Festival
    Space fans in the Big Apple rejoice: This weekend, the U.S.S. Intrepid is hosting a festival celebrating space and science that will offer displays, exhibits, activities and guest appearances, including by Alan Stern, the New Horizons Pluto flyby's…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 12:10pm -
  • NASA Unveiling New Exoplanet Discovery from Kepler Telescope Today
    Editor's note: NASA announced the discovery of Kepler-452b, the closest Earth twin yet found by the Kepler Space Telescope. In a teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT (1600 GMT) tomorrow, the space agency will announce new findings made by the planet-huntin…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 12:10pm -
  • New crew arrives at space station after two-month delay
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three new crew for the International Space Station arrived at the orbital outpost on Wednesday after a two-month launch delay, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Veteran Russia…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 3:58am -
  • Russian capsule docks with International Space Station
    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a Russian, an American and a Japanese docked smoothly Thursday with the International Space Station.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jul 15, 3:14am -
  • Russia Launches New Space Station Crew After 2-Month Delay
    Three astronauts arrived at the International Space Station today (July 22), kicking off an orbital trek that was delayed nearly two months by an unmanned cargo-mission failure. "Stage separation went well, everything went fine," Kononenko radioed i…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • Mars Rover Curiosity Gives Advanced Sunspot Warning from Sun's Far Side
    The Curiosity rover on Mars has turned its cameras skyward and found sunspots brewing on the far side of the sun, a view that's impossible to get from Earth. Sunspots can often spawn into solar flares or massive eruptions, known as coronal mass eje…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • Tale of Two Patches: Soyuz Crew Launching to Station Pays Tribute to Apollo
    What is blue, gold and silver and links the final manned mission to launch to the moon with the next crew lifting off for the International Space Station today (July 22)? The emblem, which represents the 43rd crew to launch on a Russian Soyuz spacec…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • SpaceX 'Complacent' Before Rocket Explosion, Elon Musk Says
    The explosion of a SpaceX rocket during a space station resupply mission last month jolted the company awake in some ways, CEO and founder Elon Musk said. Prior to the June 28 Falcon 9 rocket explosion — which ended the company's seventh robotic c…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 6:29pm -
  • AP Interview: UN climate chief: Paris to set 50-year agenda
    PARIS (AP) — The December climate change conference in Paris is the last chance for a meaningful agreement that would offer hope for a planet at risk due to greenhouse gases, U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres said Wednesday.
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 3:36pm -
  • This Lopsided Ancient Galaxy Is the 1st View of Early Galactic Assembly
    The image was captured by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a giant radio telescope in Chile consisting of 66 radio antennas, most 40 feet (12 meters) in diameter. "This is the most distant detection ever of this kind of emiss…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 1:47pm -
  • Claudia Alexander, Beloved NASA Project Scientist, Dies at 56
    Claudia Alexander, a beloved NASA project scientist who spearheaded NASA's side of the European Rosetta comet mission and the Galileo mission to Jupiter, has died at age 56. Alexander died after a 10-year battle with breast cancer, according to a NA…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 12:02pm -
  • Astronauts Launching to Space Station Today: Watch Live
    Three new crewmembers will finally launch toward the International Space Station today (July 22) after a two-month delay, and you can watch the liftoff live. You can watch the launch live on Space.com beginning at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), courtesy of…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 12:02pm -
  • Japan space scientists hunting for new asteroid name
    Japanese space scientists are on the hunt for a new name for an asteroid that may contain the secret of life, with a public competition beginning Wednesday.
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 15, 9:02am -

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  • newFTSE boosted by company reports
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  • newFirms must show slave labour action
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  • newBarclays reports 25% rise in profits
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  • newTaliban leader Mullah Omar 'is dead'
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Entertainment

  • newBookmakers suspend Bond song betting
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  • newDiane Keaton joins Vatican drama
    Oscar-winner Diane Keaton will star opposite Jude Law in a new Sky drama about the Vatican.
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  • newSky reports 18% jump in profits
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  • newGrandmaster Flash loses rare vinyl
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