Sci-tech

ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets

The distortion affects the fabric of spacetime on the minuscule scale of a few millionths of a millionth of a metre over a distance of a million kilometres and ...


Uber CEO Kalanick Resigns Amid Investor Pressure

Kalanick resigned Tuesday night under pressure from Uber's board and investors after a series of scandals. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gestures as he ad...


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to take a leave of absence

According to a board representative, at the latest meeting, Uber vowed to adopt all of the team's recommendations , and will be unveiling these policy change...


No quick verdict in Milwaukee ex-cop trial

Smith had a gun when he ran, but prosecutors said Smith had thrown the weapon over a fence and was defenseless when Heaggan-Brown fired the shot that killed him...


Uber CEO Resigns After Shareholders Demand Change In Leadership

In order to motivate Uber drivers, the company has reversed its policy on tipping and has now enabled users to tip drivers through the app in three main cit...


NASA discovers 10 more Earth-size planets

Outside scientists agreed that this is a boost in the hope for life elsewhere. Planets entirely covered with water , or with an ocean of lava, or planets o...


Tropical Storm Cindy approaches Gulf Coast

Forecasters warned 6 to 9 inches (15-22 cms) of rain and up to 12 inches (30 cms) in spots was the biggest threat in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississ...


Boeing, Malaysia Airlines Announce Order for 10 737 MAX 10 Airplanes

Nearly 40% of the planes will go to customers in Asia, driven heavily by booming air traffic in China. Airbus also confirmed reports Tuesday that budget car...


Oil giants endorse carbon tax after Trump's Paris exit

The proceeds of the tax would go straight back to the American people on a "monthly basis via dividend checks, direct deposits or contributions to their individ...


Google Now Maps Indigenous Territory And Communities Across Canada

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network CEO Jean La Rose told reporters the celebration "will expand its grassroots reach to aboriginal communities even further" ...


E3 2017: Total War: Warhammer 2 Release Date Announced

It introduces a new part of the Warhammer world and four new playable races. Adds a new Race, two new Legendary Lords and a host of new monstrous units and un...


Tesla Autopilot Crash Victim Drove Mostly Hands Free, NTSB Says

The Tesla driver killed in the first deadly crash involving autopilot reportedly didn't follow several warnings to take control of his auto before the inci...


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times yesterday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. "By stepping away, he's taking the ...


The OnePlus 5 Uses The Exact Same Display As The OnePlus 3T

The cost of OnePlus 5 in Europe is 499 euros for a model with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. We have a couple of hours left before the OnePlus ...


NASA's Kepler mission finds 10 Earth-size exoplanets, 209 others

The catalog of the Kepler mission will serve as a basis for the study of the prevalence and demography of these planets in our galaxy. The data of the fin...


Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

The schedule has been the underlying narrative of this British and Irish Lions' tour. Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw played at scrum-half. Given this look...


Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Salman had already set a precedent for removal of a crown prince when, in April 2015, he appointed Mohammed bin Nayef and fired Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz...


Design video explains nearly every OnePlus 5 detail

With the GST rollout imminent, many e-commerce portals are hosting major sales, and the pricing of smartphones are expected to go down. As a result of this, a...


Sega launches free retro game collection for iPhone and Android

Mike Evans, chief marketing officer of Sega's mobile division in the West in San Francisco, said in an interview that nostalgic players can rediscover old games...


South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

It was programmed to fly back to the North, which the South calls a "smoking gun" for North Korea's responsibility. Meanwhile, a coroner's office in OH is i...


Funeral plans for Otto Warmbier announced

That said, Trump did acknowledge that China at least tried. Obama's office had no reaction, but his former aides have said he worked tirelessly to try to get ...


Tropical Storm Cindy could make for major rain event in area

Cindy will also not be a threat to Jacksonville as it is highly likely that it will develop as a subtropical storm and move to the northwest, never approaching ...


Polestar to develop electrified high performance cars

The companies also have been working together in motorsports since 1996. The Swedish manufacturer has confirmed its performance vehicle arm will offer Polesta...


NASA has discovered 10 new planets where life is possible

The magnitude of the drop in brightness and the size of the star can reveal the planet's size. Including their newest discoveries, Kepler has now discovered...


PS4 Pro Competes With Xbox One S, Not Xbox One X

Apparently he is not. "This is a true 4K console". It will be different from any other Xbox console filled with many different features. So I highly doubt...


Steve Bannon rips Sean Spicer for getting 'fatter,' losing press secretary job

The White House began arranging a new role for Mr. Spicer as early as May 19, when Mr. Trump embarked on his historic first trip overseas with visits to the...


Elon Musk Publishes His Vision for Mars Travel

According to V1 of the plan , getting to Mars depends on a reusable rocket-and-spaceship tandem, which Musk has called the Interplanetary Transport System ...


OnePlus accused of benchmark cheating -- again

This manipulation of benchmark scores was noticed by XDA Developers , and in its report states that the OnePlus 5 "resorts to the kind of obvious, calculated...


Jared Kushner heads to Jerusalem and Ramallah to talk peace

A senior Palestinian minister close to President Mahmoud Abbas told Al-Monitor that the Palestinian leadership is ready to seriously engage with the Trump adm...


MEMA press conference on Tropical Storm Cindy

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for west of High Island, TX, to San Louis Pass, TX. The storm system is about 265 miles south of Morgan City, La., and ...


Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

Moon explained he has seen President Trump be critical of the "failed former policies" of previous administrations, and on that point he agrees. Seoul's Defen...


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

Many political commentators and analysts had been looking at this race as perhaps a bellwether race for the upcoming 2018 midterms , especially with unpreced...


OnePlus 5 premium smartphone

The phone is the slimmest OnePlus device ever created, as comes out at just 7.25mm. OnePlus 5 continues with anodised aluminum body, but this time the anten...


Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

And on first blush, the president's latest tweet about North Korea seems a likely candidate for overinterpretation. North Korea last tested a nuclear bomb ...


Queen notes 'very sombre mood' in Britain on official birthday

Protests were held in London on Friday as residents demanded support for those affected by the fire. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and Pope Francis...