Sci-tech

Apple releases iOS 11 preview. Here's what's new

The larger phones have screens too wide for most people with normal-sized hands to reach. But one feature stands out, and has already left iPhone and iPad ...


Britain's opposition Labour to force vote on May's austerity, pay cap

Anyone without their head in the sand would see this sort of comment as a bit counterproductive considering so many in the United Kingdom have been living in un...


New "Baby Driver" featurette on Ansel Elgort's life, love…and emoji

Wright's latest movie Baby Driver , a crime thriller, digs into various interesting subjects like a auto chase, criminals, slick heists etc. The plot r...


PlayStation Plus Free Games for July Revealed, Until Dawn Headlining

While another added: "Looks like I'll be subscribing to PS Plus again". The response so far from gamers on Twitter to the PS Plus July 2017 line-up has been g...


Ubisoft CEO says 'you will have to wait' for Splinter Cell

What do you hope to see from the next game in the franchise? These comments follow on from a YouTube AMA Guillemot took part in earlier this month, where ...


'Vaccine' created for huge cyber-attack

Given that the ransom amount - $300 - was relatively small, some are speculating that the attack may be a front for causing wider disruption or making a politic...


Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

But it doesn't delve into some of the thorniest hate speech questions, like semantic tweaks that turn ugly sentiments into acceptable opinions - "migrants are...


SpaceX Plans Expansion of Rocket Refurbishing Facilities in Florida

This came only two days after SpaceX launched Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit from Pad 39A of Kennedy Space Center. An increase in Space...


Space X rocket with 10 Iridium satellites launches from Vandenberg

This is the second launch in SpaceX's campaign to put 75 Iridium NEXT spacecraft into a constellation that's created to provide global high-speed satellite ...


Korea finds another stranded N. Korean boat with 8 on board

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet his USA counterpart Donald Trump this week in a summit largely expected to focus on how to strengthen their count...


The "Liuzhou Forest City" Will Absorb 10000 Tons of Carbon Every Year

The forest city construction aims at not just improving the quality of air and reducing pollution but also increase the biodiversity. Liuzhou Forest City...


Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

Germany's Premier League stars Emre Can and Shkodran Mustafi expect a tough battle against Mexico in Thursday's Confederations Cup semi-final as the world...


FCA says UK's £7tn asset management industry needs radical reform

To drive competitive pressure on asset managers, the FCA says it says a single, all-in-fee should be disclosed to investors as part of a "consistent and standar...


Stephens Inc. AR Acquires 35361 Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Adage Capital Ptnrs Group Limited Liability Co stated it has 1.04% of its portfolio in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ). Rand Wealth Ltd Limited Liab...


New ransomware attack wreaking havoc across the world

The spread of the attack across the globe and into Asia underscores how ransomware is becoming a routine risk of doing business. However, who is responsible f...


Scientists Confirm Existence Of Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes

The huge size of these black holes means that their orbital period is about 24,000 years old and even if the team has observed them for more than a decade, th...


Russian, US, Ukraine companies hit by cyberattack

Russia's Rosneft, which was one of the world's biggest crude producers by volume, said its systems had suffered "serious consequences". USA pharmaceutical ...


Qualcomm is taking fingerprint scanners below the surface

Since the new fingerprint sensors will use ultrasonic scanning, they'll also be able to pick up a person's heartbeat and blood flow as an extra measure of secur...


Google to stop scanning Gmail accounts

The blog post says that "Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change". Meanwhile, Greene claimed that...


Nintendo goes classic with mini Super Nintendo console

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System arrived in the United States in the late summer of 1991, a time when Bryan Adams ruled the radio, and radio was still ...


U.S. drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co MRK.N said in a tweet its computer network was compromised as part of a global hack. "Organizations in Russian Federatio...


'Petya' ransomware attack goes global, targets Merck in US

It encrypts all files on your computer rendering them unusable. The multi-pronged attack by a type of ransomware virus called Petya over the past few ho...


Uber CEO forced to step-down following relentless demand of five large investors

The company, he said, could still thrive under the right CEO - a visionary like Kalanick but someone who can also bring a more grown-up work culture. Uber ...


Europe, Ukraine targeted in massive hack attack

The New York Times reported that in the US, DLA Piper , a multinational law firm, as well as a Pennsylvania healthcare provider Heritage Valley Health System...


AAA 4th of July travel forecast

The last time the MI travel volume for the Independence Day holiday period - which AAA is defining as from Friday, June 30, to Tuesday, July 4 - was higher th...