Stories about Sci-tech

Aug 05 2018

Trump administration seeks to freeze gas mileage standards for new cars

Becerra also promised another lawsuit if the administration makes good on what he called "arbitrary and capricious" plans to revoke a longstanding waiver allowing Cal...

Jul 29 2018

A large body of water is under the Martian surface, scientists say

MARSIS sent radar pulses that penetrated the surface and ice caps of the planet, then measured how the radio waves propagated and reflected back to the spacecraft, provi...

Jul 27 2018

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time in India, significance

The areas of our planet from which this can be experienced are very limited, because the total lunar eclipse must be ongoing at the time of moonset/sunrise. The site a...

Jul 12 2018

Trump's Supreme Court nom Kavanaugh has a history of opposing EPA

In 2000, the Supreme Court justice nominee represented pro bono the relatives of Elian Gonzalez, a 6-year-old Cuban boy who became the centerpiece of a nasty custody ba...

Jul 02 2018

Excessive Heat Warning issued for this weekend

There's no questioning it now, it is definitely summer. The highest heat indices should be in the mid to late afternoon. Saturday's record high is 100 degrees set...

Jun 26 2018

Governor Reynolds Visits Flooded Areas and Train Derailment Site

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds toured flood-stricken areas of the state Saturday noting in social media posts, "I was impressed by the coordinated efforts of county & state e...

May 31 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto to make landfall on Florida Panhandle within hours

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for entire the west coast. Forecasters had feared the storm could bring risky high water to southern coastal states and possible tornad...

May 30 2018

Threat of flash floods in USA following storm Alberto

The storm's center is expected to move over Alabama on Monday night and Tuesday , the NHC said. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the depression was ce...

May 28 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the U.S. Gulf

Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously", the National Weather Service said early on Sunday, as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north, threatening he...

May 17 2018

OnePlus 6 first impression: Gives flagships a run for their money

Audiophiles will be happy to learn that the OnePlus 6 retains the 3.5mm audio jack. OnePlus has established a cycle of releasing a new phone every six or so months,...

May 15 2018

Europa Plumes: New Evidence Found for Water on Jupiter Moon

Data from the Galileo telescope has shown Jupiter's moon Europa has a magnetic field that vents out plumes of liquid water above the surface. Flying at 6km (3.7 m...

May 15 2018

Uber ends mandatory arbitration in sexual assault, harassment cases ars_ab.settitle(1308989)

Uber's Chief Legal Officer, Tony West, told CNN in a statement: "We think it is very, very important to allow survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment the co...

May 12 2018

SpaceX delays launch debut of upgraded Falcon rocket

SpaceX provided viewers with brief play-by-play updates on its Twitter account where it eventually shared an image (above) of the first stage successfully touching...

May 09 2018

Sun forecast to end as a planetary nebula

An estimated 90 percent of dying stars emit a ghostly dust halo, which persists for thousands of years; but computer models established decades ago suggested that a star ...

May 08 2018

Instagram soon to roll out payments feature

This ensures that the videos play even if the users have logged out of the respective app. WhatsApp already offers similar support to play YouTube videos. Now it sh...

May 05 2018

Global cues suppress equity markets

The BSE gauge had lost 73.28 points in the previous session. During the day, it shuttled between 10,720.60 and 10,647.45. "Back home, results and upcoming state election ...

Apr 27 2018

Toronto van attack: What is an 'incel'?

Alek Minassian's post read, "The Incel Rebellion has already begun!" "Ging said the Facebook post used terminology common to incel forums, such as references to "Ch...

Apr 25 2018

Nintendo Switch Hardware Hack Perfected by FailOverflow

The earlier software-level exploits of Nintendo systems could be mitigated through downloadable system updates that Nintendo attempts to force on the users by making th...

Apr 24 2018

AT&T rolls out '5G Evolution' in more than 100 new markets

He added: "We'll continue to build our 5G foundation across the country and along the way we'll keep sharing updates on 5G trials, new 5G Evolution markets, new LTE-LAA m...

Apr 15 2018

Tesla Withdraws From NTSB Fatal Model X Crash Investigation

Tesla in return blasted the NTSB, saying the company chose on Tuesday to withdraw from the agreement as a formal party before the agency revoked its status. Tesla went ...