Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:59:38 EDTSweden's environment minister on Saturday urged the European Union to ban petrol and diesel-powered vehicles from 2030.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:30:45 EDTGrab some popcorn—AT&T wants to take you to the movies.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:29:09 EDTA Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:21:50 EDTFacebook on Friday said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:55:42 EDTUS telecom giant AT&T is in "advanced talks" to acquire entertainment group Time Warner in a move to add in-house content to distribution services, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:18:13 EDTGerman business software company SAP SE on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $814.6 million.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:50:01 EDTElectric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:40:02 EDTAssociate Professor Richard Hindmarsh, of the Griffith School of Environment, has been successful in receiving a grant of about $36,000 from the Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF). His Korean partner is Dr Hyomin Kim of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:30:01 EDTInvestors hit the sell button on Nintendo shares Friday as gamers and analysts were left underwhelmed by a sneak peek at the videogame giant's long-awaited new console.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:20:01 EDTAs more and more crime moves online, computer scientists, criminologists and legal academics have joined forces in Cambridge to improve our understanding and responses to cybercrime, helping governments, businesses and ordinary users construct better defences.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:09:51 EDTMajor internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:59:45 EDTSwedish mobile networks company Ericsson said Friday that the decline across the industry has accelerated, contributing to a third-quarter loss for the company of 233 million kroner ($26.3 million).
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:59:29 EDTProsecutors from France, Belgium, Spain and Morocco called Friday for the ability to unlock phones and computers and to gain access to encrypted communications to aid in the fight against terrorism.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:58:53 EDTGoodyear is officially welcoming the second airship in the fleet replacing its famous blimps.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:40:03 EDTThrough a unique training programme that brought industry and academia together, the EU–funded MARE-WINT project has helped to fill a significant skills gap in the burgeoning offshore wind energy sector.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:39:02 EDTFacebook has apologised for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was "an error".
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:25:31 EDTResearchers at TU Delft have made flat surfaces that are 3-D printed and then 'taught' how to self- fold later. The materials are potentially very well suited for all kinds of medical implants. They report on their findings in the October 24th edition of Materials Horizons which features this research on its cover.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:07 EDTThe encryption scheme used for second generation (2G) mobile phone data can be hacked within seconds by exploiting weaknesses and using common hardware, A*STAR researches show. The ease of the attack shows an urgent need for the 2G Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) encryption scheme to be updated.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:50:13 EDTNew diesel cars on the roads create much more pollution than is allowed by the European Commission's EURO-6 guidelines for acceptable emissions limits for new vehicles, according to new research. The EURO-6 guidelines became mandatory in September 2015.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:30:02 EDTWith mobile phone use by drivers now a reality, a groundbreaking QUT review looking at the issue as a task-sharing problem has recommended further research into how to make the practice safer.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:20:13 EDTAs Cornell considers geothermal heat to warm its campus, Icelandic engineer Thorleikur Johannesson told the story of how his country abandoned coal and set standards to achieve blue-ribbon blue skies in an Oct. 16 visit to Cornell.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:20:01 EDTAdvanced 3-D printing promises to redefine manufacturing in critical industries such as aerospace, transportation and defense, and now, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is exploring the use of 3-D printing to achieve unprecedented flexibility in producing "on-demand" targets for testing how materials behave under extreme conditions.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:50:04 EDTLast year, MIT researchers presented a system that automated a crucial step in big-data analysis: the selection of a "feature set," or aspects of the data that are useful for making predictions. The researchers entered the system in several data science contests, where it outperformed most of the human competitors and took only hours instead of months to perform its analyses.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:50:03 EDTResearchers from MIT, Boston Children's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have joined forces in an ambitious new project to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate the health of fetuses.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:50:03 EDTResearchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed an inexpensive, energy-efficient way to create silicon-based anodes for lithium-ion batteries from the fossilized remains of single-celled algae called diatoms. The research could lead to the development of ultra-high capacity lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and portable electronics.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:45:29 EDTComputers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in 'high-stakes' applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars, researchers ask what can be done to make sure we can trust them.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:30:01 EDTSix years after New Jersey Transit won federal approval to install modern safety technology on its commuter rail lines, the project has languished and trains still operate with speed controls developed in the 1950s.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:20:01 EDTIt's not exactly a store, but the Google "showroom" that opened Thursday in New York is the internet giant's first real-world shop and a step onto terrain where rival Apple has excelled.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:14:23 EDTUS software colossus Microsoft Thursday reported a slip in quarterly profit but still topped expectations due to rising demand for offerings in the internet cloud.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:13:58 EDTThe processing power of standard computers is likely to reach its maximum in the next 10 to 25 years. Even at this maximum power, traditional computers won't be able to handle a particular class of problem that involves combining variables to come up with many possible answers, and looking for the best solution.