Sci-tech

The search for life: NASA to deploy robotic probe to Europa

Along with the mission it has also been declared that Europa is by far one of the most interesting and mysterious bodies in the solar system since its more ...


China consumer inflation quickens to 2.5% in January

The minerals segment, however, saw the rate of inflation almost doubling in January to 25.4% from 12.9% in December. Food inflation rose by 2.7% over the year...


Direct control: Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player campaign can be played offline

The game's creative director, Mac Walters, said to Xbox Magazine that the reason for the elimination of Paragon and Renegade was due to the exit of protagonist ...


Trump Needs to Take a Tougher Line Toward Putin, Senators Say

Senior officials say Putin asked Trump about extending the 2010 deal, known as New START , during the call. Trump mentioned the treaty , which he called the...


Tesla will begin Model 3 production trials this month

Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada is preparing for full production of lithium-ion battery packs and by adding electric motors and gearbox components to this plant....


Wall Street edges up as Nasdaq sets record high

Healthcare was off 0.66%, dragged down by Gilead. Major U.S. stock indexes are hovering around record highs after a rally following the November 8 election of...


Platform Introduces New Changes To Curb Abuse — Twitter Troll Problem

The platform believes in freedom of expression and any influence which hampers this right of the people, shall be prohibited. Last week, Twitter launched an i...


Current, former EPA workers urge Congress to reject nominee Pruitt

The Oklahoma Republican is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate, but a date for the vote has not been set. About 300 people, including scores of EPA em...


Shedd Aquarium's iconic lungfish 'Granddad' euthanized

Granddad first displayed disinterest in his diet, and then stopped eating altogether. "For a fish who spent much of his time imitating a fallen log, he sparke...


Gilead Sciences Posts Q4 Earnings Beat, Slumps on Weak Guidance

July 25, 2016: Gilead Sciences Inc. Post-earnings, GILD stock ranged between $72.45 and $74.35 after opening the day (11/02/2016) at $74. Nevertheless, it is a ...


Final Fantasy XV Broke Even With Development Costs On Its Launch Day

Elsewhere in the interview, Famitsu brought up the possibility of adapting Team Ninja's "Soft Engine", which is used in the Dead or Alive series, since Diss...


Goa Elections: 15% voting in first 2 hours says Chief Electoral Officer

Election Commission officials said the poll percentage in Goa could go up further as long queues were still there across the State even after the 5 pm deadline ...


Highlights: All Blacks Sevens knocked out of Sydney Sevens by England

The Kiwis won all their three pool matches to top Pool C while the Osea Kolinisau-led side came second in Pool B after they suffered a shocking 28-15 loss to Wa...


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner behind withdrawal of religious freedom executive order

Trump was never exactly close to signing it - indeed, the order was never meant to be signed, White House officials told Politico . A draft order had been ci...


Trump's army secretary nominee Vincent Viola withdraws as candidate

In a statement , Viola, a West Point graduate, said overcoming the ethical conflicts had "proven insurmountable". Viola, a U.S. Army infantry officer and the ...


Saks parent company in talks with Macy's

In addition to its namesake department store chain and Home Outfitters home décor business, Hudson's Bay's retail portfolio includes Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord ...


Trump call on refugees with Australia's Turnbull ended abruptly

The Obama Administration agreed to take thousands of illegal immigrants from Australia . Trump later tweeted that the deal was " dumb " and said he woul...


Corker Responds To Senate Confirmation Of Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State

He needed a majority of 51. "In his first week in office the president has stomped over our proud American tradition of welcoming immigrants and refugees, tra...


Fallout 4 updates for PlayStation 4 Pro and PC textures

A nice little surprise for those still trekking though the Commonwealth, building up their settlements or messing around within the game's modding scene. Finall...


Oscar-Nominated Director Barred by Trump's Muslim Ban

Trita Parsi, leader of the National Iranian American Council, tweeted today that it had been confirmed that Farhadi wouldn't be let into the US and would be...


IVape? Patent outlines the least cool product in Apple history

Apple has patented some weird stuff in the past year-remember Bag, the foldable phone, and the phone that's all screen? The patent does outline plans for a te...


No 'alternative facts' here - 5 highlights on Scientists' March on Washington

What started out as a Reddit and Facebook discussion has now blossomed into a full-fledged movement. Within no time and on the same day, a Facebook group...


Saturn has its own Death Star

The crater is called Odysseus by NASA, and was caused by a large impact at some point in the past. According to NASA, the resemblance of the moon with an eyeb...


Egypt book Africa Cup of Nations quarter final spot

The runners-up in Group D will play the Democratic Republic of Congo in the quarter-final on Sunday. "I don't think it matters", said Ghana coach Avram Gran...


Badlands National Park goes rogue with climate-change tweets

Specifically, the Trump administration has told agencies of the U.S. Department of the Interior - which oversees the National Park Service - to "immediately cea...


Halliburton Beats Profit Expectations, But Sales Miss

The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share. Revenue fell 20.9% to US$4.02bil, missing...


Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipelines

While it seems like a foregone conclusion that President Trump will reject thoughtful environmental policies, as the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs ...


Trump tells auto execs he'll clear the way for USA investment

The automakers want less regulation and lower taxes, but don't want their trade with Mexico or other countries disrupted. Fiat Chrysler has released a stateme...


Microsoft wins again agaisnt United States government over cross-border data jurisdiction

The Redmond company sued the federal government previous year, arguing that frequent court orders for customer data - many of which come with a prohibition on...


Uber Hires Google Search Veteran Amit Singhal for Senior Engineering Post

He worked for 15 years at Google, before which he worked at AT&T labs researching IR and database programming. But with an exciting role at Uber, Singhal could ...