Stories about Sci-tech

Jun 09 2018

Hurricanes are slowing down, wreaking havoc on coastal communities

In particular, a slowing of circulation as the polar regions warm up faster than equator ought to slow down storm tracks, as well. Experts believe that continued global...

Jun 01 2018

BC Wants Its Piece Of Trans Mountain Despite Opposition

Energy East would have been a job-creation bonanza, expected to create nearly 3,720 jobs during the construction phase and 97 permanent jobs once the pipeline was built. ...

May 31 2018

Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

Forecasters said Alberto has most recently taken a north-northwest track that would bring it over the northern Gulf of Mexico during the night and make landfall on or i...

May 30 2018

Five Things: the next steps for getting the Trans Mountain project done

Finance Minister Bill Morneau told media that the next step will be to sell it off to the highest bidder once market conditions allow. During or following construction of...

May 27 2018

Florida Is In A State Of Emergency As Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches

Alberto is classified as a subtropical storm, though it could develop into a more traditional tropical system by the time it makes landfall Sunday night or Monday. Wea...

May 26 2018

First tropical system of the season possible this weekend

An early named storm doesn't indicate the this year's hurricane season will be more or less active than normal. From Friday through Tuesday, parts of the Southeast ma...

May 25 2018

SpaceX launches, releases NASA's GRACE-FO, Iridium Next satellites

SpaceX will launch two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA and five commercial communications satellites today (May 22) in a sort of carpool mission to space. GRAC...

May 22 2018

'God made you like this,' Pope reportedly tells gay man

The virtue that primarily distinguishes a woman, Pope Francis said, is tenderness, like the tenderness of Mary, when she "gave birth to her first-born son and wrapped H...

May 17 2018

YouTube Premium Replacing Red; New YouTube Music Service To Launch Next Week

Pay $11.99 per month and you'll have access to YouTube Premium , which includes YouTube Music Premium, as well as ad-free videos, downloads and access to YouTube Ori...

May 14 2018

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission

The Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 includes improvements such as upgraded heat shields to protect the rocket's base during re-entry. Mohammad Ziauddin, Bangladesh's am...

May 13 2018

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Mission Will Be Accompanied By The Mar's Helicopter

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been developing the helicopter since 2013, and eventually shrunk the fuselage to around the size of a softball to help make the dron...

May 12 2018

Morse Asset Management Inc Takes $961000 Position in Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA)

Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0.22% invested in NVIDIA Corporation ( NASDAQ : NVDA ) for 128,864 shares. There is no doubt that Nvidia hold...

May 09 2018

China jails ex-politburo member for corruption

Mr Sun (54), who was also seen as a rival of President Xi Jinping , is the latest former senior cadre taken down in Mr Xi's war on corruption. But Sun's investigation...

May 09 2018

28Chinese Court Sentences Ex-Top Communist Official to Life Term for Graft

Xi . Sun Zhengcai , a former politburo member and party chief of the south-western mega city of Chongqing , was found guilty of taking more than 170 million yuan ($35...

May 09 2018

Flying cars get Uber boost from research pact with NASA

Uber hopes to launch its Uber Air service by 2028. Elevate, Uber's light aircraft ridesharing project, announced newly established partnerships with government and pr...

May 08 2018

Build 2018: Microsoft Cortana to soon work with Amazon Alexa

The company has launched a dedicated website where interested users can subscribe to get latest updates on the Cortana-Alexa integration. Aside from the Pixel 2, othe...

May 08 2018

WhatsApp now supports in-line Instagram and Facebook videos

The obvious use - at least for parent company Facebook - is to help users easily purchase retail items that they see with shopping tags in Instagram posts. A maximum ...

May 06 2018

Earthquakes follow eruptions from Hawaii volcano

The natural disaster, one of dozens to hit the area in 24 hours, was the most powerful on the island since 1975, the US Geological Survey said. Though the quakes could ...

May 06 2018

Waymo releases dash cam video of autonomous vehicle involved in crash

According to police reports Chandler, at the time of the incident the auto Waymo worked in offline mode, and driving assistant. One of Waymo's self-driving minivans h...

May 05 2018

Elon Musk hits back on complaints about Tesla's wild earnings call

First, Musk stated that the two analysts he opted to ignore were attempting to justify their Tesla short thesis. "And once they were on the call, I should have answered...