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CHINA FINES TECH FIRMS OVER ONLINE CONTENT

China has fined several of the country's biggest technology firms for failing to remove illegal online content as the authorities intensify...

BRAZIL SCRAPS BID TO MINE AMAZON NATURAL RESERVE

The Brazilian government backed off a controversial proposal to authorize private companies to mine a sprawling Amazon reserve Monday...

 
 
 

MULTINATIONALS OPERATING IN TAX HAVENS AVOID REPORTING SPECIFICS, STUDY FINDS

In the era of a renewed spotlight on offshore tax havens, a new study suggests U.S. tax reporting rules still make it easy for corporations...

HOW FOREST FIRES SPOIL WINE: FORMATION OF UNWANTED AROMAS IN WINE EXPLAINED

If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the...

 
 
 

SEC CHAIRMAN FACES QUESTIONS FROM CONGRESS AFTER DATA BREACH

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday,...

WHATSAPP SERVICE DISRUPTED IN CHINA AS CENSORSHIP TIGHTENS

The encrypted messaging service WhatsApp is suffering intermittent disruptions in China as communist authorities tighten censorship...

 
 
 

ERUPTING VOLCANO FORCES 6,000 EVACUATIONS ON VANUATU ISLAND

An erupting volcano has forced 6,000 people to flee their homes on an island in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu.

EVACUATIONS FROM BALI VOLCANO SWELL TO MORE THAN 57,000

More than 57,000 people have fled the surrounds of Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK, GOOGLE AND AMAZON TOO BIG? WHY THAT QUESTION KEEPS COMING UP

For more than a decade now, our love affair with three high-profile tech companies has been torrid.

ICECUBE HELPS DEMYSTIFY STRANGE RADIO BURSTS FROM DEEP SPACE

For a decade, astronomers have puzzled over ephemeral but incredibly powerful radio bursts from space.

 
 
 

THE MARS 2020 ROVER FEATURES NEW SPECTRAL ABILITIES WITH ITS NEW SUPERCAM

As the NASA Curiosity rover roams the surface of Mars, its ChemCam captures the chemical makeup of its surroundings with a specially...

CREATIVE USE OF NOISE BRINGS BIO-INSPIRED ELECTRONIC IMPROVEMENT

In conventional electronics, a great deal of effort is devoted to eliminating stochastic resonance -the annoying hiss that generally...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS EXPLAIN THE MECHANISM OF ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN FLATWORMS

Freshwater planarians, found around the world and commonly known as "flatworms," are famous for their regenerative prowess. Through...

SATYA NADELLA AIMS TO MAKE MICROSOFT MIGHTY - AND MINDFUL

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about...

 
 
 

PENGUIN-MOUNTED VIDEO CAPTURES GASTRONOMIC CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE GELATINOUS KIND

Footage from penguin-mounted mini video recorders shows four species of penguin eating jellyfish and other gelatinous animals of the...

RESEARCHERS AIM TO IMPROVE GUT HEALTH OF LIVESTOCK ANIMALS

Researchers at the University of Delaware are looking into what causes that gut feeling in livestock animals such as cows and chickens.

 
 
 

UBER FIGHTS WITH LONDON REGULATORS, BUT ALSO TRIES DIPLOMACY

In past skirmishes with local regulators, Uber's playbook under co-founder and now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick was simple: fight.

GOOGLE WEAVES TOUCH CONTROLS INTO LEVI STRAUSS JACKET

Levi Strauss this week begins selling a denim jacket with touch controls woven into the fabric in the first fashion offering stitched...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DEVELOPING NEW TECHNIQUE THAT USES LIGHT TO SEPARATE MIRRORED MOLECULES

Molecules made in labs often have a downside that nature mysteriously avoids. The problem is that many molecules are chiral, which...

NANOPARTICLE SUPERSOAP CREATES 'BIJEL' WITH POTENTIAL AS SCULPTABLE FLUID

A new two-dimensional film, made of polymers and nanoparticles and developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence...

 
 
 



How to install macOS High Sierra

How to install macOS High Sierra

Apple has released macOS High Sierra, which offers new features such as Apple File System, new features in the Photos app, improved video playback, and more. You can get these... Read more ...

Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results...

Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results on iOS

Ok, so Samsung may not the be only company taking Google's money to use its search engine on their products. Apple has just confirmed that it has decided to switch from Bing to... Read more ...

Closest thing to actually being there: Explore The Mixup 2017 in France with...

Closest thing to actually being there: Explore The Mixup 2017 in France with this video from The Deep Lense

KenDeep gives us a look at the tournament through an in-person video collage. The Deep Lense is a video series that gives viewers a chance to experience fighting game events... Read more ...

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

WhatsApp falls to the Great Firewall. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most Google services are blocked in China, and WhatsApp is now joining that list. As reported by The New... Read more ...

Fox News anchor on Trump's NFL war: 'This is the red meat of all red meat'...

Fox News anchor on Trump's NFL war: 'This is the red meat of all red meat' for his base

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith commented on President Donald Trump digging himself further into a crusade against acts of protest in the NFL on Monday. Smith said Trump is... Read more ...

My Big Fat Murder Wedding

My Big Fat Murder Wedding

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IPhone X Canadian carrier 2-year pricing revealed

IPhone X Canadian carrier 2-year pricing revealed

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus officially launched last Friday and most people reportedly skipped the lineup this year and ordered the latest flagship online. Or, it's... Read more ...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because of “newsworthiness”

After North Korea's top diplomat described President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the country as a “declaration of war,” Twitter explained why it hasn't deleted the... Read more ...

Golf Story Coming To Nintendo Switch On September 28

Golf Story Coming To Nintendo Switch On September 28

Golf Story, a much-anticipated Golf RPG for the Nintendo Switch, has finally gotten a release date, coming in hot on September 28. The player takes on the role of a golfer who... Read more ...

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

Fitbit's first smartwatch is hitting worldwide markets on October 1. For the past couple of weeks, I've been wearing a new wearable, and while it looks a little bit like... Read more ...