Climate Change: Rising Sea Levels Threaten Buried Internet Infrastructure, Study Finds

By Abbey Interrante The fiber optic cables that carry internet and are buried along the coastal United States may be threatened by rising sea levels, a new study has found. The study from the University of...

Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid flying taxi at Farnborough

AFP Rolls-Royce hopes to manufacture a prototype version of its electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle within the next 18 months Rolls-Royce is also researching an all-electric product but that is not as advanced...

The cameras that know if you’re happy – or a threat

By Daniel Thomas Technology of Business reporter Facial recognition tech is becoming more sophisticated, with some firms claiming it can even read our emotions and detect suspicious behaviour. But what implications does this have for...

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

Google has secured several of the UK's largest recruitment services for a local version of its jobs-hunting tool. Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such...

Greenland Village Evacuated as Giant Iceberg Approaches, May Create Tsunami

By Katherine Hignett An enormous iceberg looming over a small Greenland community has prompted evacuations amid tsunami fears, local outlet Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (KNR) reported. Although the iceberg appears to be grounded, chunks of ice fell into the sea and created powerful...

Two Asteroids Slipped Past Earth Undetected Last Weekend

By Katherine Hignett Two tiny asteroids sneaked safely past Earth last weekend, only to be discovered hours after they'd buzzed our planet. Asteroids 2018 NX and 2018 NW zipped past our blue-green orb at distances of just 72,000 miles...

Phone in the right hand? You’re a hacker!

By Mark Ward Technology correspondent, BBC News Hackers are finding it too easy to circumvent traditional cyber defences, forcing businesses to rethink their security strategies. Many firms are now harnessing big data and adopting cutting...

Iceman’s last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast

By Helen Briggs BBC News Goat's fat and wild venison, plus sides of ancient wheat and bracken. It's not a menu likely to appear on Masterchef, but for some of our ancestors it was a nutritious...

BlackFly is latest attempt at flying car

Dave Lee North America technology reporter A flying car that will not require a pilot's licence to operate has been unveiled in California. BlackFly can travel for up to 25 miles (40km) at a speed of...

AMI Novosti Armenia and Armenian Blockchain Forum launch information channel on blockchain and innovative...

YEREVAN, July 12. /ARKA/. AMI Novosti Armenia news agency and the Armenian Blockchain Forum with the support of the ECOS infrastructure investment project will launch an information channel on blockchain and innovative technologies. A series...

‘This Is National History’: Israel to Land Spacecraft on Moon Next Year

On Tuesday, Israel announced that it will launch an unmanned spacecraft for its first lunar mission in December 2018, which is expected to land on the moon two months later, on February 13, 2019. If...

A New High: More Americans Believe Humans to Blame for Global Warming

A new survey conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan's Center for Local, State and Urban Policy found that three in five Americans now believe that humans are to blame for global warming...

Marvel: The off-screen heroes bringing fantasy worlds to life

By Simon Armstrong BBC News With Avengers: Infinity War having taken $2bn (£1.5m) at the box office, Marvel's superhero films continue to dominate the cinema landscape. But just how do the comic book characters make...

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers

Kieran Guilbert | Thomson Reuters Foundation LONDON: The rise of robots in manufacturing in Southeast Asia is likely to fuel modern slavery as workers who end up unemployed due to automation face abuses competing for...

Killing rats could save coral reefs

By Victoria Gill Science correspondent, BBC News The much maligned rat is not a creature many would associate with coral reefs. But scientists studying reefs on tropical islands say the animals directly threaten the survival of...

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is coming to Beirut!

Sponsored by Facebook, TechCrunch is bringing the Startup Battlefield competition to Beirut on October 3 this year. The day-long event will be hosted at Beirut Digital District, the heart of Lebanon's startup scene. by...

Progress MS-09 Space Freighter Sets Record Reaching ISS in Less Than Four Hours

KOROLEV (Moscow region) (Sputnik) - Progress MS-09 space freighter has managed to implement an ultra-quick scheme for reaching and docking with the International Space Station (ISS), which took less than four hours, a Sputnik...

Yes! We have no bananas: Why the song may come true again

By Helen BriggsBBC News A wild banana that may hold the key to protecting the world's edible banana crop has been put on the extinction list. It is found only in Madagascar, where there are just...

Japan university releases rideable robot

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe Chiba Institute of Technology has unveiled a robot called CanguRo that can move about on its own or be ridden like a bicycle. The developer said it aimed to make use of...

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

PARIS Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a U.S. study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated...