Sci-tech

European Union judge says Uber could be obliged to obtain permits

Uber said that being deemed a transportation company would not change the way it is regulated in most European Union countries, in response to an EU top court o...


Massive creature washes up on Indonesia's Serum Island - but what is it?

The decaying remains of a giant unidentified creature had washed up the shores of Indonesia earlier this week, leaving locals and authorities in the region baff...


Moonlight's André Holland To Scale Castle Rock For Hulu And JJ Abrams

Will you be watching Castle Rock when it drops? " Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved work...


SpaceX Just Performed Its Most Mysterious Mission Yet

The 230-foot Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 7:15 a.m. SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk said via Twit...


Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours' funding

Mishra, however, has refused to get admitted, Salam said. The Anti-Corruption Branch on Thursday recorded the statement of sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra...


Apple invests in better glass displays for future iPhones

The announcement is set for 2:00 Friday afternoon. The partnership hasn't always been smooth - there was a brief blip in 2014 when Apple thought about worki...


Q2 Weather: Pleasant Sunday, unsettled Monday

Monday for the St. Louis area, according to the National Weather Service . We will continue to monitor this storm system and keep you posted. Partly sunny, hi...


Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

However, Tillerson sought to reassure the global Arctic community saying "we're not going to rush" to make a decision, but that the American government would ma...


Microsoft Opens Build With Focus on Cloud, AI, and Azure

During the first day of its annual Build developer conference yesterday, Microsoft unveiled a number of new artificial intelligence capabilities that can be...


Karabo Mokoena's family confirms she opened an assault case

Mokoena was reported missing last month and her body was found a few weeks ago. An outpouring of moving messages of condolences from celebrities, friends as w...


Drought Conditions for Cape and Islands Return to Normal

It's important to remember that we're still entering our driest months of the year, so water conservation remains key entering summer. "As the commonwealth tr...


China says Silk Road plan is not tied to presidency

Nepal is neither directly connected with the Silk Road nor with the Maritime Belt that are being restored under the OBOR, but is considered a strategic link bet...


Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governments

The U.S. will be handing over its two-year chairmanship of the council to Finland at Thursday's meeting. Groups representing the indigenous peoples of the cir...


Micromax Canvas 2 (2017) Comparison

The company has partnered with Corning and Airtel for the smartphone. Users of Bharti Airtel services on Micromax's Canvas 2 smartphone will get a year's voic...


New Google Feature Transforms Your Selfies Into Emoji

Google recently updated Allo with some more stickers to give you more options when it comes to making your conversations more interesting. It's not enough...


US judge rejects Uber bid to move Waymo case to arbitration

US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco also partially granted Alphabet's self-driving Waymo unit's bid for an injunction against Uber's self-driving...


PM to visit China to attend belt and road forum

Run by a cadre of worldwide professionals and adhering to high standards, the AIIB is, according to one estimate, unlikely to lend much more than $2 billion ann...


NASA detects signs of water on distant 'warm Neptune'

What's unusual about HAT-P-26b is its unexpectedly primordial atmosphere, composed nearly entirely of hydrogen and helium. Using four recent observations from t...


Infantino hits out at 'FIFA bashing' and 'fake news'

FIFA President Gianni Infantino leaves after attending the inauguration session of 27th AFC Congress in Manama , Bahrain on Monday. The candidates to repla...


Snap Loses $6B in Market Value Despite CEO Spiegel's Confidence in Future

The company contends it can generate healthy and sustainable revenue with advertising aimed at its users, the bulk of whom are in a coveted demographic of peopl...


Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

However, since hitting 400 million users in last September, the company has attracted 100 million users and the total count is now 500 million. Microsoft claims...


USA judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 liter, Bosch diesel settlements

Volkswagen earlier agreed to a settlement worth up to $14.7 billion and offered to buyback 475,000 2.0-liter polluting vehicles that emitted up to 40 times lega...


KING: Comey calling Trump 'crazy' shows we've crossed the line

The Trump administration has suggested multiple motives for Comey's termination, including his conduct in the probe into Hillary Clinton's handling of classifie...


Microsoft Debuts the Invoke Smart Speaker

Calling functionality is available with an Alexa app update, released for iOS and Android today. The speaker, powered by Microsoft's voice assistant Cortana , ...


Microsoft Cortana is finally playing catch-up with Amazon Alexa

Ormandy and Silvanovich discovered a flaw in the NScript element of the mpengine component of MsMpEng. The remote code execution flaw (assigned as CVE-2017...


American Express Debuts Its First Amazon Alexa Skill

Now it is selling devices that can watch you, too. But your day with Amazon doesn't end there. After work you head to a gig - it's a Prime Live Event, headlin...


FCC Buried By Fake and Hate-Filled Comments on Net Neutrality

The Washington Free Beacon reports that " thousands of comments " against Pai's reversal of the Obama administration's net neutrality rules were found to...


Nintendo Switch dock accessory set coming in June

At first, the dock set was only confirmed for a United States release, with no word from Nintendo of Europe about an eventual release across the pond. This is w...


Paddy Power Betfair acquires USA fantasy sports firm

The company has paid an initial cash consideration of $19 million (€174 million) to take ownership of DRAFT, with a further consideration of up to $29 million p...


Samsung officially releases fast charge 5100 mAh battery pack in US

Samsung also releases various other devices which are quite innovative, such as the Samsung Galaxy Folder smartphones. The new firmware update also improves t...


Five fights Republican senators will have on health care

He says the working group that counts "is all 52 of us". The working group is one of several in the Senate on health care but includes McConnell himself as we...


Overwatch Game of the Year Edition, Anniversary Loot Boxes Inbound

Anniversary loot boxes will contain over 100 new cosmetic items, and they'll be available until June 5. That site is known for scanning and datamining the Xbox...


New York's ultimate power couple is breaking up

And it's not pretty. If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times. Cambria said NY law allows lawyers to dissolve a partnership for many reasons,...


Assisting With Life! The Harman/Kardon Invoke With Cortana By Microsoft

We previously reported that Microsoft had partnered with Harman Kardon to bring Cortana to your living room or wherever you may desire a smart speaker with a ...


Google's mysterious new Fuchsia OS has a UI now

Some Google developers shared the files on Github and our friends over at SlashGear managed to check what's inside the OS also known this early as the Armadi...