Thursday, May 23, 2019

Amazon kicks of Black Friday week with huge slew of Alexa and Kindle deals

Amazon is leading the charge when it comes to Black Friday deals and discounts. The gigantic online retailer has announced it will be running...

Doug Field, former Tesla engineering chief, returns to Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Doug Field, who stepped down as the senior vice president of engineering at Telsa Inc (TSLA.O) last month, is...

Space drones could revive dying satellites

Fleets of 'space drones' could soon be deployed to breathe new life into dying satellites, says the UK-based company which aims to send...

SoftBank mobile phone service disrupted in some areas, shares drop

FILE PHOTO - A woman using a mobile phone walks past the logo of SoftBank Corp in Tokyo May 11, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File...

Earth is being pummelled by ‘otherworldly blobs’ that ‘ooze’ from the Sun, Nasa reveals

Enormous ‘blobs’ are spurting from the Sun and then smashing into Earth’s atmosphere, Nasa has revealed. The invisible mega-globules resemble ‘otherworldly bubbles’ produced by...

China imposes blockchain rules to enable 'orderly development'

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese blockchain platforms will have to censor content, allow authorities access to stored data and check the identity of users...

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

FALMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with...

SpaceX to layoff 10 percent of workforce

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX will reduce its workforce by about 10 percent of the company’s more than 6,000 employees, it...

France could accept compensating Ireland over EU digital tax – officials

VIENNA (Reuters) - France is willing to consider ways to compensate Ireland for possible lost revenue resulting from a proposed European Union tax...

Apple admits there’s a major problem with the iPhone

In 2017, The iPhone X was hailed as the most revolutionary device Apple had released in almost a decade. But it turns out that...

Russian scientist claims spaceships need ‘electromagnetic shields’ to survive trip to Mars

A Russian scientist has said that future spaceships will need to be equipped with shields to survive a trip to Mars. Specifically, these will...

Marriott CEO apologizes for data breach, vows improvements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson apologized on Thursday before a U.S. Senate panel for a massive data breach...

CMC Markets shares slump on profit warning as finance chief plans exit

(Reuters) - Shares in CMC Markets Plc slid more than 10 percent on Wednesday after the online trading firm forecast a drop in...

Huawei said to be preparing to sue U.S. government: New York Times

(Reuters) - China’s Huawei is preparing to file a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas to sue the United States government for...

Amazon, Microsoft chosen to compete for Pentagon cloud computing contract

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February...

Intel's data center business misses estimates, shares fall

(Reuters) - Intel Corp (INTC.O) missed analysts’ estimates for its closely watched data center business for the second quarter on Thursday, overshadowing strong...

No need to dive – Czechs unveil 3D cave mapping technology

Czech speleologists have come up with a way to explore flooded cave systems without strapping on scuba gear, wet suits, helmets and water-proof...

Nasa Opportunity rover still lost on Mars as dust storm which engulfed the Red...

A Nasa robot is still missing and presumed dead on the surface of Mars. Space scientists lost contact with the Opportunity Rover almost two...