SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature

SpaceX's record of success continues to grow as the space company successfully launched and landed a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time on Friday. Iridium plans to launch a total of 75 new satellites for its mobile voice and data communica... More..

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China Is Building A 'Forest City' And It Looks Absolutely Incredible
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

China Is Building A 'Forest City' And It Looks Absolutely Incredible

Smog-fueled tourism has already seen a boom in the country-late a year ago, dangerously high levels of pollution in Beijing and surrounding areas prompted wealthy residents to travel to coastal cities in Chin...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Warning to Syria also for Russia, Iran: Nikki Haley

The post White House warns Syria not to prepare another chemical weapon attack appeared first on PBS NewsHour . In a statement on Monday, the White House said preparations for the attack were sim...More..

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Buckles Under The Trend Lines
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Buckles Under The Trend Lines

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of APC . Currently, EPS of Whiting Petroleum Corp. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, February ...More..

Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt

Among the targets of the cyber-attack are Russian computer networks of Bashneft, Rosneft , Ukrainian companies Zaporizhiaoblenergo, Dniproenergo and Dniprovska Power Grid. They said Tuesday's virus could leap ...More..

Astronomers measure the trajectories of orbiting supermassive black holes
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Astronomers measure the trajectories of orbiting supermassive black holes

Supermassive black holes , with millions or billions of times the mass of the Sun, reside at the cores of most galaxies. New research from Stanford University , published today (June 27) in Astrophysical Jo...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Qualcomm Introduces new Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanners at MWC Shanghai

The tech was introduced a year ago by the company and can capture low-resolution images of a user's fingerprint even through opaque materials - like how ultrasounds work to capture images of fetuses. First talk...More..

Google Stops Scanning Personal Emails for Ad Data
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Google Stops Scanning Personal Emails for Ad Data

Gmail is the single largest email account provider in the world, with more than 1.2 billion users. "What we're going to do is make it unambiguous", Greene said. And Google will continue to display ads in...More..

Nintendo releasing classic Super Nintendo console
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Nintendo releasing classic Super Nintendo console

In addition to announcing the release date, the Japanese gaming giant has also confirmed the 21 games that will be bundled on the mini younger brother to the NES Classic , which came out past year. Nintend...More..

New Cyberattack Using NSA Exploit Spreads Across the World
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New Cyberattack Using NSA Exploit Spreads Across the World

Computers and departure boards at Boryspil International Airport in Kiev - the largest in Ukraine - were also affected. The first reports of organisations being hit emerged from Russian Federation and U...More..

New wave of cyber attack sweeps globe, links found to Wannacry
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New wave of cyber attack sweeps globe, links found to Wannacry

And pharmaceutical giant Merck tweeted that its "computer network was compromised today as part of global hack". Last month's WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware attack affected more than 2,30,000 comput...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

The latest virus crippled websites run by Ukraine's government as well as banks and power generators. "This could hit the United States of America pretty bad". It uses two layers of encryption which have ...More..

South Dakota's rural roads and bridges ranked among worst in country
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

South Dakota's rural roads and bridges ranked among worst in country

Arkansas ranks in the top 10 for having both rural roads in poor condition and the highest percentage of deadly accidents on rural roads, according to a national transportation research group. Because of poor c...More..

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

The malware, which has been dubbed NotPetya , has been confirmed by multiple security firms to resemble the WannaCry ransomware attack, which in May infected hundreds of thousands of computers by taking a...More..

Record number of people to travel this July 4th
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Record number of people to travel this July 4th

According to the travel source, more than 865,000 Arizonans are projected to travel over the Fourth of July holiday, representing an increase of 2.5 percent from a year ago. During last year's holiday, gas pric...More..

These states have most overweight pets, research reveals
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

These states have most overweight pets, research reveals

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 60.2 million USA households own a dog and 47.1 million households own a cat, accounting for 89.7 million dogs and 94.2 million cats as pets across the...More..

Assassin's Creed: Rebellion announced for mobile devices
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Assassin's Creed: Rebellion announced for mobile devices

This free to play game lets players build their own assassin brotherhood while also managing a fortress in Spain during the Inquisition. Behaviour Interactive and Ubisoft unveiled Assassin's Creed Rebell...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump exchange gifts at the White House

Modi added that both the nations had agreed to increase their cooperation to tackle global challenges like increasing radicalisation, extremism and terrorism. "This summer, India will celebrate the 70th annive...More..

Iridium and SpaceX successfully launch satellites as planned
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Iridium and SpaceX successfully launch satellites as planned

The Aireon payloads, which were manufactured by Harris Corporation, will be hosted on all 81 Iridium NEXT satellites, 75 of which are scheduled for launch. The first re-entry was believed to have occurred o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Antitrust Violations Add up to Whopping Fine for Google

The European Commission has fined Google $2.7 billion over unfair favoring of Google's own shopping search results over competitors. Google now has 90 days to "end this conduct" or face further penalt...More..

JK Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

JK Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

Getting that first break wasn't easy for author J.K. Rowling. Pottermania over the past two decades has led to eight movies, a hit play and numerous spin-off books. Facebook has also added a temporary feature...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Facebook announces it now has two billion active monthly users

Instagram might soon join that club as it recently rocketed past 700 million. In July 2016, Facebook passed 1 billion mobile daily active users . The company has relentlessly optimized its app for cheap Androi...More..

Draghi says ECB will be cautious in adjusting stimulus effor
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Draghi says ECB will be cautious in adjusting stimulus effor

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.1 percent to 5,714.20. Elsewhere, regional markets were sluggish early on Tuesday as Wall Street provided few catalysts after the S&P 500 .SPX and the Dow .DJI closed overn...More..

Samsung to launch refurbished Galaxy Note 7
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Samsung to launch refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Apart from Note 8, Samsung is working on refurbished Note 7 as well. Furthermore, a recent leak has confirmed some of the rumored features of Samsung's next flagship follow-up model. Its right side features...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SCOTUS Will Hear Baker's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake

In 2012, he said he politely declined to make a wedding cake for Charles Craig and David Mullins , who had planned to marry in MA but then have a reception in their home state of Colorado. The baker, Jack Phi...More..

CBO Report: Senate Healthcare Bill Drops Number of Insured by 22 Million
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

CBO Report: Senate Healthcare Bill Drops Number of Insured by 22 Million

When people want to get to "yes" you can have good faith negotiation and get them there. CBO's projections would represent an abrupt turn from the trends under Obamacare; the U.S. Five Republicans publicly...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Successful SpaceX launch delivers satellites into orbit

After launching Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, SpaceX nailed its "weekend doubleheader " with another successful launch from Califo...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Congressman Lists Lawmakers Concerns Surrounding Amazon's Acquisition Of Whole Foods

Meanwhile, Amazon's proposed takeover of Whole Foods has spurred talk of other mergers and acquisition in the grocery sector. Amazon's deal with Whole Foods makes it a strong competitor for Wal-Mart, not to...More..

South Pasadena father accused of killing son to return to Southern California
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

South Pasadena father accused of killing son to return to Southern California

Los Angeles Sheriff Jim McDonnell, left, talks as District Attorney Jackie Lacey looks on during a news conference Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles . Investigators were told by Andressian that he had ...More..

Alaska Airlines to host eclipse-chasing flight in August
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Alaska Airlines to host eclipse-chasing flight in August

Alaska Airlines announced a major flight for this August that will offer a historic glimpse at the total solar eclipse . The last solar eclipse seen from the Lower 48 was February 26, 1979. While the eclips...More..

Chile feels the fatigue in the Confederations Cup
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Chile feels the fatigue in the Confederations Cup

The team finished second in Group A on seven points, behind Portugal on goal difference. England manager Gareth Southgate and assistant Steve Holland have visited Russian Federation during the Confederat...More..

Apple acquires eye tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Apple acquires eye tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments

This was timed with an update to SensoMotoric's website which removed dozens of pages of product information, job application resources, key personnel bios, and contact information. SMI has its own eye tracki...More..

Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters

The Yellowstone area grizzly bear has been listed as "Threatened under the Endangered Species act since 1975, when there were only 136 grizzly bears in the Yellowstone area". Dropping federal protection of Ye...More..

Aston Martin Confirms Its First All-Electric RapidE Production
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Aston Martin Confirms Its First All-Electric RapidE Production

The appearance of the Rapide S is maintained, but the 6.0-litre V12 engine is replaced with an all-electric powertrain, details of which are set to be released in future. It comes less than two years after th...More..

Mobile bolsters speeds with unlicensed LTE rollout
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Mobile bolsters speeds with unlicensed LTE rollout

Building on years of research, development and testing, T-Mobile immediately began the rapid rollout of new network hardware to support LTE in unlicensed spectrum. LAA, the technology developed through 3GPP, ...More..