Sunday, November 18, 2018

Alphabet's life sciences unit halts glucose-sensing lens project

(Reuters) - Verily, Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division, is putting on hold one of its oldest and high-profile projects, a smart lens to...

U.S. regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. ...

Mars was covered with life-sustaining water and suffered ‘catastrophic’ floods, scientists discover

Mars is red, dead and not the sort of place any living thing would want to call home. Now scientists have discovered evidence suggesting...

Russians impersonating U.S. State Department aide in hacking campaign: researchers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hackers linked to the Russian government are impersonating U.S. State Department employees in an operation aimed at infecting computers...

U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Friday unveiled bipartisan legislation to toughen penalties on robocalls, make it easier for regulators to crack...

Tesla starts taking Model 3 orders in China

FILE PHOTO - A parking lot of predominantly new Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles is seen in Richmond, California, U.S. June 22,...

VW embarks on $50 billion electrification plan

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) expects to become the most profitable manufacturer of electric cars thanks to a multi-billion euro expansion plan...

The egos disbanded? Bridging the great advertising divide

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Traditional advertising groups hope that their creative flair will prevail against the technological clout of consultancies encroaching on their business,...

Scientists have identified the worst year in human history

If you think Brexit, Donald Trump and the housing crisis are bad, you’re in for a shock. Scientists have identified the worst year in...