The Japanese telecoms and technology billionaire who promised President-elect Donald Trump $50 billion in investments in U.S. startups and 50,000 jobs over the next four years is a maverick who has lo
Cure will be bundled up with the next incarnation of macOS Sierra.
Brooks HaysBONN, Germany, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- New analysis of a phenomenon known as cosmic shear suggests dark matter is less dense and more evenly -- or smoothly -- distributed throughout space.
Laptops offering the Google Chrome browser (and not much more) have advanced steadily without skyrocketing in price.
With Los Angeles prosecutors bearing down over his unsightly shipping container of a home, Soylent Chief Executive Robert Rhinehart took action. He removed the giant structure from his hilltop pro
In contradicting a theory that's been the standard for over eighty years, researchers have made a discovery holding major promise for the petroleum industry. The research has revealed that in the fore
Researchers have developed a new approach to training speech-recognition systems that doesn't depend on transcription. Instead, their system analyzes correspondences between images and spoken descript
Sockeye salmon that evolved in the generally colder waters of the far north still know how to cool off if necessary, an important factor in the species' potential for dealing with global climate chang
Cruelty Free International recently discovered that three UK veterinary medical colleges -the universities of Cambridge and Nottingham and the Royal Veterinary College - are using dead US dogs supplie
Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel is continuing to put his stamp on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition with appointments of two associates to help in that effort, according t
We still can't wrap our heads around how this guy is running the actual Atari version of <em>Donkey Kong</em> using only standard Minecraft blocks. The post Super-Hacker Builds Atari 2600
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” left the airwaves with quite a cliffhanger. The winter finale revealed that May isn’t actually May. Aida has her locked up, and the May that’s flirting with Coulson
Almost a month after his surprising victory over Hillary Clinton, President-elect Donald Trump is almost halfway through deciding on the individuals who will occupy his cabinet when he takes office o
Although Nick Cannon has been wearing turbans throughout the year, comedian Dane Cook took issue with it on Tuesday night. Following the airing of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, the funny man to
Weed scientists in at least two Midwestern states have been reporting for years that a conservation program meant to provide habitat for pollinating insects is sowing bad seeds -- including seeds of t
Scientists have found evidence in a chunk of bedrock drilled from nearly two miles below the summit of the Greenland ice sheet that the sheet nearly disappeared for an extended time in the last millio
First-of-their-kind studies provide new insight into the deep history of the Greenland Ice Sheet, looking back millions of years farther than previous techniques allowed. However, the two studies pres
“Teen Mom 2” reality star Jenelle Evans shared a picture of her baby bump on Instagram after she apparently allowed her youngest son, 2-year-old Kaiser, to play with fire Monday. The MTV cast member
The researchers, from East Carolina University, blamed jealousy on dissatisfied confidantes taking out their own relationship problems on other couples (stock image)
The state of space science over there is nyet good. The post Russia's Space Program Is Blowing Up. So Are Its Rockets appeared first on WIRED.
Gift-buying season has arrived, and there are plenty of apps to help make you a smarter shopper.
Freshly harvested data from NASA's Cassini mission reveals that the ringed planet's moons may be younger than previously thought.
The winner of a major scientific award for his work on Arctic glaciers and climate change says Canadians need to start talking and listening to each
Tech investor's close associates will advise on treasury, commerce policy and appointments.
The U.S. is grappling with a flood of bogus news. China Circuit columnist Li Yuan writes that China has long had a similar problem, even though the online landscape there looks starkly different.
Game maker Niantic Labs will reveal more details next week.
The telecom giant and media behemoth defended their proposed $85.4 billion merger in a Senate hearing.
Targeting to bring businesses at the bottom of the pyramid on the electronic platform, digital payment firm PayTonic has launched an app that allows people with just a feature phone to send and recei
Fintech start-up ToneTag on Wednesday introduced mobile payments through feature phones that enables anyone with a standard phone to make cashless payments without having to download an app or worry
Senators scrutinizing the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner homed in on brass tacks with the companies' CEOs
A team from the Canadian Light Source in Saskatoon used high resolution CT scans to reveal what happens inside batteries following extended periods of misuse and prolonged use.
Apple will update its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices in 2017 to "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 7s Plus," and will include a red iPhone, according to Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Mac Rumors reported.
Is it hot in here or is it just us? A new trailer for “Fifty Shades Darker” — the second film in E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades” trilogy — has been released.
The glory days of tech gadgets may be on the decline. They’ve been consumed by smartphones. Yet, there are reasons to believe in a revival.