Stories about Sci-tech

Mar 21 2017

Trump loses $1bn, now 544th on Forbes billionaires list

Property developer Harry Triguboff was Australia's second highest ranked billionaire at number 153 with a net worth of $11 billion. His wealth jumped to $72.8 billion, a ...

Mar 20 2017

Trump Trashes 'Fake Media' For Falsely Reporting On American Health Care Act

Heller, who faces re-election next year, was asked if he agreed with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, who has expressed opposition. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is plannin...

Mar 18 2017

Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space

With smaller JPEG files, you'll not only be able to store more pictures (and most importantly: selfies) on your phone and computer, but websites that use Guetzli-encode...

Mar 17 2017

SA To Harness Energy From Awkward Tension Between Frydenberg And Weatherill

The Prime Minister said all Australians needed to be assured of reliable and affordable energy. Thirdly, South Australia's Minister for Energy will be given strong ne...

Mar 17 2017

Star and black hole spotted in tight orbital dance

But back in 2015 , one of the objects was found to be a black hole, throwing that hypothesis into serious doubt. "This white dwarf is so close to the black hole that m...

Mar 17 2017

You Can Now Use Amazon's Alexa From Your iPhone

Simply press it to activate Alexa. Since this is iOS we're talking about, you'll probably wind up using Siri more than you do Alexa. What can Alexa do on iOS devic...

Mar 16 2017

Facing defiance, GOP leaders press ahead on health bill

The pre-emption bill ultimately failed tonight on a party-line vote, with four Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voting for advancing the bill, and fiv...

Mar 16 2017

Europe says headscarves can be banned in workplace

The ruling will have different impact in different countries based on national religious freedom laws, which vary from European Union nation to nation - headscarves a...

Mar 16 2017

U.S. charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach

Cyber criminals gave Russian officials access to specific accounts they were targeting; and in return, Russian officials helped the criminals to evade authorities and l...

Mar 13 2017

Harry Kane could be out for the rest of the season

Son delivered the flawless response with his treble while further goals from Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Vincent Janssen secured an emphatic success for Mauricio P...

Mar 12 2017

Great Barrier Reef suffers yet another mass coral bleaching event

The corals aren't getting the chance to bounce back from last year's bleaching event. Coral bleaching is the event in which the symbiotic relationship between the algae...

Mar 12 2017

'Hangouts Meet' Video Conferencing, 'Hangouts Chat' Messaging Services Launched

Hangouts Chat is a direct challenger to Slack and the new Microsoft Teams, as well as Amazon's recently announced Chime - intensifying the competition in this already ho...

Mar 11 2017

Members of Congress Issue a Warning to Trump About Deleting His Tweets

Like on Friday when it took him three tries to get a tweet up with the word " hereby " correctly spelled. "To avoid this problem, the Obama Administration instituted auto...

Mar 11 2017

NASA Found an Indian Spacecraft Lost Since 2009

The father of India's moon mission, Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, said , "To be declared lost and then found after eight years is a great accomplishment". "Radar echoes fr...

Mar 09 2017

'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' Details: Plot, Characters And More Revealed

Naughty Dog has big plans for "Uncharted: The Lost Legacy" which the developer promises to deliver the same jaw- dropping action sequences the series is known for. Vision...

Mar 07 2017

New Satellite Beams Back Its 1st Photo of Lightning from Space

In the image, brighter colors indicate more lightning energy (or more kilowatt-hours of total optical emissions) recorded. NASA and the NOAA have revealed the first ima...

Mar 05 2017

Project Scorpio May Be Revealed Sooner Than Expected

The new mode, which is part of the Creators Update, is supposed to help some games run modestly faster - and as we suspected, it's all about tuning system resources to de...

Mar 04 2017

Christian McCaffrey would 'love' to play for the Broncos

What he tells them, he said , is "it was a career decision ... to try to protect my dream of playing and succeeding in the National Football League". McCaffrey is projec...

Mar 03 2017

The Apple iPhone 8: Everything We Know So Far

The iPhone 8 is touted to be the most expensive phone from Apple and is reported to cost $1000. At the time, I noted the biggest difference between USB-C and Lightning ...

Mar 03 2017

AWS apologizes for February 28 outage, takes steps to prevent similar events

Amazon Web Services , the remote data centers that power some of the world's most popular websites, experienced a major disruption lasting several hours on Tuesday that...