Apple’s HomePod will finally get this key feature

Tom's Guide Apple is quietly working on several major improvements that could make its HomePod speaker a far more capable companion in your home. The tech giant has quietly seeded a private beta of HomePod OS 12.0 that...

Reloaded: Nokia brings back the 8110 ‘Matrix’ banana phone

HMD Global bets on nostalgia once more after the successful relaunch of the 3310 last year Samuel Gibbs In 1996 the original Nokia 8110 slider “banana” phone was released; three years later it hit the big...

US Professor Claims to Have Revealed True Identity of ANTICHRIST

According to the Book of Revelation, detailing the world’s final days and Jesus Christ’s second coming, the Antichrist, or the Devil, or the Beast, is destined to oppose him during the apocalypse. The Number...

In a first, woman bags Abel Prize for maths

AFP Karen Uhlenbeck pioneered in geometric analysis, gauge theory The Abel Prize in mathematics was on Tuesday awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the U.S. for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman...

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Starship Test Vehicle (VIDEO)

The project formerly known as the BFR (Big Falcon Rocket) was presented on September 2017 at the International Astronautics Congress in Adelaide, Australia. In November 2018, Musk announced that from now BFR will be...

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...

NASA Astronaut To Set Record For Longest Spaceflight By A Woman

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to have her mission on the International Space Station (ISS) extended to nearly 11 months. Agence France-Presse | NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to have her mission on...

Here’s When Apple’s Next Big Event Will Take Place

By Alex Fitzpatrick Apple on Thursday sent out invitations for a Sept. 12 event in Cupertino, Calif., during which the company will likely show off new iPhone models and possibly other gadgets. In typical Apple form,...

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in...

2018 in review: Best laptops from Apple, HP and more

By Brooke Crothers-Fox News Laptops from Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Lenovo led the pack in 2018. Fox News has compiled a list of some of the best ones offered. HP Spectre x360 13t  Spectre is HP’s premium...

US Army starts work on future attack-recon helicopter

Warrior Maven The Army is now crafting early requirements for what is expected to be a new attack helicopter -- beyond the Apache -- with superior weapons, speed, maneuverability, sensor technology and vastly-improved close-combat attack...

Ghostly galaxy may be missing dark matter

By Mary Halton Science reporter, BBC News An unusually transparent galaxy about the size of the Milky Way is prompting new questions for astrophysicists. The object, with the catchy moniker of NGC1052-DF2, appears to contain no...

Facebook scandal ‘hit 87 million users’

Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica - many more than previously disclosed. The BBC has been told that about 1.1 million of...

Google Retinal Scans Can Predict if You Will Have a Heart Attack

By Anthony Cuthbertson Scientists working for Google’s parent company Alphabet have used artificial intelligence to determine a person’s risk of having a heart attack from their retinal scan. The method—detailed in a paper published on Monday in...

How were the pyramids built?

The Week New discovery hints at much quicker construction process than previously thought It is a question that has puzzled historians and archeologists for centuries: exactly how Ancient Egyptians created the pyramids more than 4,500 years...

Japan aims to have all new passenger cars be electric by 2050: panel report

Kyodo By 2050 the central government aims to have all new cars sold in Japan be electric or hybrid vehicles, an economy ministry panel said Tuesday, amid intensifying competition in the global shift to green...

Hidden in Plain Sight: NSA, AT&T Intertwine to Form Surveillance Web Over US

Among the hundreds of properties owned by leading telecommunications giant AT&T across the United States, at least eight are being used by the US National Security Agency (NSA) to suck up billions of records...

NASA Scraps All-Women Spacewalk For Lack Of Well-Fitting Suits

Until now, male-only or mixed male-female teams had conducted spacewalk since the space station was assembled in 1998 -- 214 spacewalks until now. Agence France-Presse The US space agency NASA scrapped Monday a planned historic...

‘Sorry for lives lost’: Boeing admits faulty system part of ‘chain of events’ in...

Russia Today Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said “it’s apparent” that the 737 MAX 8’s MCAS maneuvering system contributed to two fatal air accidents. Investigators had long suspected the system’s role in the disasters. Ethiopian Airlines...

US senators demand probe into China’s alleged hacking of tech giants’ supply chains

Owen Churchill -  South  China Morning Post The senators want closed-door hearings to verify a media report about ‘the potential cybersecurity and supply chain threat’ The FBI and US Homeland Security are ‘processing the request’ US...