Sunday, November 18, 2018

Thousands gather to block London bridges in climate rebellion

Thousands of people have descended on central London for a “day of rebellion” in protest over the looming climate crisis. People began massing on...

Virgin Media and EE are fined £13.3m for overcharging broadband customers

Virgin Media and EE have been fined a combined £13.3 million for overcharging nearly 500,000 phone and broadband customers in a landmark action...

Video reveals Apple's new $799 iPad Pro is 'absurdly easy' to bend and break...

Apple’s new iPad Pro is a deceptively brilliant piece of design. From the moment you pick it up, you forget you’re holding an iPad...

RIP Kepler: NASA sends final 'goodnight' command to shut down planet-hunting spacecraft

NASA has finally shut down its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft.The space agency confirmed on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, Kepler received its final set...

Half of the world's annual precipitation falls in just 12 days, new study finds 

Half of the world's measured precipitation that falls in a year falls in just 12 days, a shocking new study has found.Researchers analyzed...

Artificial intelligence is racist and sexist – but only because they are being fed...

AI systems rely on artificial neural networks (ANNs), which try to simulate the way the brain works in order to learn.ANNs can be...

The facial recognition software that could identify thousands of faces in Civil War photographs

Facial recognition is being used to identify American Civil War soldiers who may have otherwise been lost in the sands of time. Computer scientist...

'We trust our rocket', crew says ahead of first space…

'We trust our rocket': Crew set to blast off on first...

Lockheed Martin begins building 'son of Concorde' supersonic plane

 Lockheed Martin has begun building a 'son of Concorde' plane that could herald the return of supersonic passenger travel.Officially known as the X-59 Quiet...

The 'cleaners' deciding in secret what social media users across the world can see...

A fresh-faced resident of the Manila slums who supports his mother and family. A devout Catholic committed to stopping the spread of sin....