China to Launch Space Station Tiangong in 2022, Welcomes Foreign Astronauts

China’s space station Tiangong, or Heavenly Palace, is scheduled to launch in 2022. The facility, which is expected to adhere to similar standards as the International Space Station (ISS), will be open to foreign...

Google Welcome in China but Must Comply With Censorship: State Media

By Jason Murdock Google is welcome to return to China—but only if it complies with the censorship regime enforced by the government’s internet regulator, state media reported this week. The post—published by People's Daily, the official...

Next Automated Robot (NAR): Artificial Intelligence goes flying

The autonomous system developed by Zaatar and El Khoury was very much needed in order to address an increasingly complex atmosphere. by Tala Ramadan Source: Annahar BEIRUT: The rise of Artificial Intelligence has grown and...

Astronomers Detect Giant Rogue Planet Floating Near Our Solar System

By Katherine Hignett Using a radio telescope, scientists have detected what could be a huge planet nudging our solar system. About 12 times as massive as Jupiter, this rogue celestial body is floating through space...

Cyber-attack! Would your firm handle it better than this?

By Mark Ward Technology correspondent, BBC News What's it like being the victim of a live cyber-attack? What should you do to protect your company from further damage? And should you pay that ransom demand?...

Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO2 emissions slashed

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent It may sound like the title of a low budget sci-fi movie, but for planetary scientists, "Hothouse Earth" is a deadly serious concept. Researchers believe we could soon cross a threshold...

Smart Mirror Creates 3D Naked Body ‘Maps’ to Help People Keep Fit

The futuristic device that creator Naked Labs calls the “world's first home body scanner,” is capable of mapping an individual's body to highlight areas where they gain fat and muscles. A brand-new $1,395 smart mirror...

Scientists Transplant Lab-Grown Lungs Into Pigs—Could Humans Be Next?

By Lisa Spear It's not unheard of for people to die while waiting for lung donations—there are not enough organ donors who are a tissue match for everyone who needs one. And even when someone gets...

Why We Hate Using Email But Love Sending Texts

They both allow us to stay in touch, but while email often attracts ire, text messaging is more popular than ever. Is the way we choose to communicate saying more than we might think? ...

Google bans crypto-mining apps from Play Store

Tom's Guide Google has updated its Play Store developer policies, and several app categories are newly banned. For starters, Google has booted out cryptocurrency miners. This wasn't surprising, as Google banned crypto mining extensions from the Chrome...

Mass Dinosaur Extinction May Have Triggered Shark Evolution

By Abbey Interrante Sharks began evolving differently after the extinction of many dinosaurs, possibly caused by an asteroid strike about 66 million years ago. Scientists from Uppsala University in Sweden studied how sharks adapted when three-quarters of...

Plastic Releases Greenhouse Gases When Exposed to Sunlight, Study Finds

By Abbey Interrante Plastic is doing more than just polluting Earth’s soil and water—it’s polluting the air as well. Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa studied how plastic is affecting the environment, beyond what...

Why Google’s Rumored Return to China’s Censored Screens Isn’t a Game-Changer

By Charlie Campbell / Beijing Eight years after their very public falling out, could China and Google be pals once again? Whispers circulating Monday, first reported by The Intercept, suggested that Google would soon launch a...

Apple’s next task: Perfect what’s next

Dave Lee North America technology reporter Apple doesn’t always go first. It didn’t invent the portable mp3 player - it just gave it an iconic style deserving of the artistry stored upon it. It didn’t invent the...

Steve Jobs and Apple’s prolonged history in seven fast facts

By Victoria Rooney April 1976 – The Start  Apple Computers, Inc. was founded by Steve Jobs and his business partner Steve Wozniak in a Silicon Valley garage.     December 1980 – IPO Apple goes public, pricing its IPO...

Apple becomes $1T company, briefly

By Leia Klingel ARK Invest analyst Tasha Keeney on Apple's third-quarter results, comparisons of Apple to Tesla, the potential impact of tariffs and the outlook for Tesla. Apple briefly reached a $1 trillion market capitalization, with shares...

Google tailoring a search engine for China: report

AFP US Internet titans have long struggled with doing business in China, home of a “Great Firewall” that blocks content as seen fit by officials SAN FRANCISCO: After exiting China eight years ago due to...

Sand storms, wildfires, heatwaves, drought … what is it with the weather?

Jennifer Bell The World Meteorological Organization has predicted temperatures from Ireland to Scandinavia and the Baltic countries will remain at record levels until early August The perils of extreme heat have been illustrated in...

Bermuda Triangle mystery ‘solved,’ scientists claim

The Sun British scientists believe 100ft ‘rogue’ waves could be the reason why so many boats have been sunk in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle. The infamous body of water in the western part of the North...

Our Universe Could Perish at Any Time, Scientists Say

Physicists from the Emmanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (BFU) have analyzed one of the possible models of dark energy and have come to the conclusion that the future of our universe could be much...