HTC sells its first blockchain phone for 0.15 bitcoin, about the same price as...

Zheping Huang – South  China Morning Post Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has set the price for its first blockchain-powered handset in cryptocurrencies, making it the first big name in the industry to accept only digital...

Look Out Tesla! Belarusian Engineers Build Electric Roadster to Compete With Musk

The vehicle was one over a dozen prospective electric vehicles shown to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko during a visit to a National Academy of Sciences test track outside Minsk on Tuesday. Belarusian engineers have built...

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...

AI experts call for boycott over ‘killer robots’ project at South Korea university

Academics around the world voice ‘huge concern’ over KAIST’s collaboration with defence company on autonomous weapons Benjamin Haas in Seoul Artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries are boycotting a South Korean university over concerns a...

US Aviation Watchdog Orders Checks For Cracks On 165 Boeing 737 NG Planes

Boeing Co notified the Federal Aviation Administration of the issue after it discovered structural cracks on an aircraft undergoing modifications in China. Reuters The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect...

Man on Mars? NASA to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon Before Martian Mission

By Scottie Andrew A new NASA mission could put humans back on the moon—and soon after, for the first time, Mars. Robots could land on the moon as early as next year as the precursor to...

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...

The driving school for flying cars

Dave Lee North America technology reporter It seems just about everyone has been launching a flying car lately, but the Kitty Hawk Flyer stands out for one big reason: it’s here today. Specifically, it’s in Las...

Facebook launches controls to regulate adverts and publishers

Site’s authentication measures will step up fight against fake news and political abuse Alex Hern Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight fake news and political misinformation, with new controls intended to ensure authenticity and...

2 AI robots guide visitors during test trial at Tokyo Station

TOKYO - Japan Today East Japan Railway Co has begun a test trial of two AI robots designed to guide passengers at Tokyo Station. The robots -- Pepper of SoftBank Robotics Corp and SEMMI of German...

Telescope captures most detailed pictures yet of the sun

First observations from Inouye telescope bring previously hazy star into sharp focus Hannah Devlin Science correspondent  -  The Guardian The sun’s turbulent surface has been revealed in unprecedented detail in the first observations by the Inouye...

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...

Review: The Apple Watch Series 4 Is a Welcome But Expensive Upgrade

By Patrick Lucas Austin The Apple Watch Series 4, like Beyoncé, did not come to play with you. It came to slay, or in this case, make sure you aren’t slain by your own cardiovascular...

US and Poland Sign Joint Declaration on 5G Network Security

The deal will be a follow up to the product proposal that was developed at the Prague 5G Security Conference earlier this year, according to a senior Trump administration official. US Vice President Mike Pence...

Japan unveils plan to attract more foreign workers

AFP The plan reportedly aims to fill gaping shortages in sectors such as agriculture, nursing, construction, hotels and shipbuilding Businesses have long lobbied for looser immigration rules, saying they struggle to find workers in...

Turkish defense, aerospace industry turnover hits nearly $65B in 17 years

DAILY SABAH WITH DHA The Turkish defense and aerospace industry, which sells major land, air and marine platforms to foreign militaries, made $18.3 billion worth of exports between 2002 and 2018, according to data from...

Samsung set to close last phone plant in China

By Baek Byung-yeul - The Korea Times Samsung Electronics is implementing a voluntary retirement program at its last remaining smartphone manufacturing plant in China to cope with sluggish sales and intensifying competition there, the company...

The Indian tribe that gave up hunting to save forests

A tribe in the north-eastern Indian state of Nagaland gave up their ancient tradition of hunting to protect wildlife. Photographer Sayan Hazra chronicles life in the village years after it banished the practice. At...

Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak

The biggest global drop was from April 4 through 9 when the world was spewing 18.7 million tons (17 million metric tons) of carbon pollution a day less than it was doing on New...

China to Use Soviet Engine to Power Its First Reusable Space Rocket

China is developing its first space rocket with a reusable first stage that could see its trial launch as early as 2020, SpaceNews reported, citing a senior Chinese rocket designer. Long Lehao of the China Academy...