Following an emergency decision to move to Amazon Web Services, Iceland’s Wow Air has wholeheartedly bought into the cloud
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday awarded a 25-year contract to AT&T Inc for the construction of a nationwide wireless broadband network to better equip first responders during e
Is Samsung's Galaxy S8 really worth your money?
Canada is much more “activist friendly” than the United States, particularly due to significantly different standards and regulations involved in the investment industry. As a result, there is a signi
ISPs' massive ad networks are the biggest beneficiaries from Congress vote to repeal incoming privacy rules.
Musk's SpaceX, formally known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp, made history in Dec 2015 when it landed an orbital rocket for the first time.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will tell Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft on Thursday to do more to stop extremists posting content on their platforms and using encrypted messaging services to pla
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - With the ink barely dry on the $15 billion sale of his autonomous driving technology firm Mobileye to Intel , inventive Israeli entrepreneur Amnon Shashua now has his sights set
Scientists discovered a new tyrannosaur with an unusual mode of evolution. Findings include that Daspletosaurus horneri, or 'Horner's Frightful Lizard,' evolved directly from its geologically older re
A new study showed people who feel lonely are likely to report more severe symptoms from the common cold.
Looker is now a leader in the crowded startup field for business intelligence, with 800 corporate customers and a $81.5 million raise valuing the company at about $850 million. Here's why Alphabet's C
Maksim Chmerkovskiy is down, but not out. The “Dancing With the Stars” pro is on the path toward recovery — or as he’s called it, “gettin’ unbroken” — days after hurting himself in practice.
The Open Compute Project aims to make future data centres more efficient and cost effective.
Further portions of the controversial dossier purporting collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and the Russian Kremlin were reportedly confirmed to a secretive Congressional meetin
The website Clarifai, which was created by New York-based computer scientist Matthew Zeiler, uses facial recognition software to identify famous faces.
Quantitative and qualitative assessments of the rise of the machines and of robots replacing humans.
A team of masters students from Zurich have created a working version of a wheelchair which can climb stairs. Users will be able to control the chair with a joystick or simply by shifting their bod
Social mobility remains an elusive ambition, says the education secretary.
Oxford Economics study reveals how workers at high-performing companies avoid falling victim to digital overload, and make collaboration pay off at scale.
Netflix’s next original is a dark story about teens. “13 Reasons Why” follows Clay, a teenager who investigates why his crush, Hannah, killed herself. Fans of Jay Asher’s book will want to be among t
With NATO member countries already on edge because of the bloc's recent military maneuvers, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Thursday for 142,000 more men to be drafted this spring
Excavations at the site of El Palenque in Mexico by researchers from the American Museum of Natural History in New York have recovered the oldest-known palace in the Oaxaca Valley.
Twitch users will be able to enjoy detail-rich streams because the Amazon subsidiary and live streaming video platform is supporting 1080p/60fps video content from now on. This would make the user ex
Watch new spring anime episodes, in high definition and with limited ads, as soon as paying subscribers can.
Many pundits have predicted that Moore’s Law is dead, or at least slowing down. Intel has gone to great lengths this week to debunk that myth at an unprecedented 5-hour marathon event for analysts, pr
What you need to know about mobile messaging's future -- and its potential impact on your business.
In Episode 1 of new business tech podcast Predicting Our Future, serial entrepreneur Andrew Weinreich predicts that the way we build single-family homes is destined to change and explores exciting opp
In China, tech-industry leaders and investors hail Elon Musk as a genius and visionary worth cheering on. So it comes as no surprise to them that Tencent, the country’s most valuable company by market
After ending their 108-year title drought, the Chicago Cubs are expected to be the best team in baseball for a second straight season. The defending champs have the best World Series odds and the hig
Climate change has long been linked to physical harm in humans: be it injuries resulting from storms, illness borne out of flooding or malnutrition from droughts, extreme weather events have been kno
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX is aiming for another space industry first on Thursday when it plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket that has flown before, a key step in billionaire entrepreneur E
Privacy campaigners plan to buy, then sell, US politicians' internet browsing histories.
Connected devices may be easy to use but they come at a security cost.
In a crowded market massive marketing costs and regular payments to rights holders can devour fortunes, not make them. A review of recent hits and misses shows that game developers need more than a ma