Sci-tech

Instagram Stories is still growing quickly and now has 250 million users

Now the trend has ramped up. Shares of Snap ( SNAP ), the parent company of disappearing-messaging app Snapchat, slipped as much as 3.3% to $17.23 in midday a...


Wind, solar energy have not harmed US power grid -industry study

The agency expects this level to drop in the summer months. Wind accounted for 8% during the month and solar accounted for 2%. By 2020, the country will have in...


Nasa has discovered ten new potentially habitable exoplanets

The latest Kepler mission data dump offered evidence of 219 new exoplanet candidates. Those 10 exoplanets are potentially rocky and orbit within the habit...


USA student sent home from North Korea dies

Within weeks, he was sentenced to 15 years in prison and hard labor. He was described as having extensive brain damage that left him in a state of " unrespons...


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Bought by Callahan Advisors LLC

Ronna Sue Cohen holds 0.19% or 3,608 shares. Crestpoint Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the ...


U.S. shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

The U.S. has long said that it would protect what it calls moderate Syrian opposition forces. Russia's Defense Ministry responded on Monday by suspending ...


Study shows Hack-Proof communication to be achieved using Quantum-Entanglement

The satellite has the ability to send "unhackable" messages by encrypting them using quantum mechanics. The scientists found that photons retained their entan...


Australia suspends every single military operation against ISIS in Syria

In Canberra, a Defense Department statement said Tuesday that "Australian Defense Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential thr...


Tom Brady Says His 'Dream' Is to Play NFL Game in China

The NFL has played exhibition or regular-season games in nine different countries, but China isn't one of them. The game was tentatively rescheduled for 2009, b...


Diablo 3 Necromancer DLC Launches June 27

The DLC is a homage to the fan-favorite class in Diablo II, and introduces the Necromancer as a playable class in the latest adventures of Diablo III . For t...


Harry Potter: Pottermore Launches First Official Reading Club for Fans

This week is simply a welcome to the Wizarding World Book Club , but starting next Friday the themes will be as shown below. According to Rowling, the Potter...


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos May Be Single Handedly Killing Inflation

Panera Bread Company ( PNRA - Free Report ) recently indicated that its digital sales have risen over $1 billion on an annualized basis and "are on track to ...


Pence Hires Outside Counsel to Handle Russia Probe Questions

Less than a month after US President Donald Trump retained the services of an attorney to represent him in the Russian Federation investigation, Vice Presiden...


Jared Kushner's business record is under investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the finances and business dealings of Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner , in relation to his inv...


Time right for Socceroos at Confed Cup - Cahill

With an average age of just 24 years, four months, and a combined total of 179 global appearances, Germany have the most youthful squad of the eight Confed Cu...


Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Amazon.com, Inc

Sheets Smith Wealth Management now owns 3,474 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $2,909,000 after buying an additional 1,934 shares in the last qu...


NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind quits as Bihar Governor

Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan on Tuesday extended his support to NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the President's office. Kovind is likely to file his ...


Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

The warning is in effect from Cameron, Louisiana, to Intracoastal City. If these two systems strengthen into tropical storms, the next names on the 2017 Atl...


Tesla Near Deal To Open Factory In China

Tesla is also be scouting for a manufacturing partner because of the existing local laws, which require a foreign manufacturer to enter into a joint venture wi...


Top White House aide Jared Kushner gives rare remarks

White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday announced that Mr Kushner would soon go to the Middle East on the latest peace drive, meeting leaders Benjamin Netan...


Ford to import Focus small car from China in 2019

In this January 12, 2015, file photo, Ford vehicles sit on the lot at a auto dealership, in Brandon, Fla. Ford Motor Co (F.N) will export the next-generatio...


Withings announces new blood pressure monitor, body monitor scales, ceases to exist

As of today, June 20, the Withings name is being replaced with the Nokia brand. The scales cost $59.95 and comes sans some of the Body+ model's features, but ...


Program in Basic with Fuze Code Studio on Nintendo Switch

There are also six new Splatoon 2 characters that you can use as a user icon. If you're still having trouble updating, you can also trigger a manual upda...


Kia reveals its Stonic small SUV

This is the new Kia Stonic - a small SUV crossover that its maker hopes will tempt buyers away from rival cars like the Peugeot 2008 , Nissan Juke and Ren...


Google's search engine aims to become employment engine

Earlier this year at Google I/O, the search giant announced a new initiative named Google for Jobs . Job hunting can be a tedious job in itself but Goog...