Technology

Wyoming makes rush for hyped new tech, results still virtual

CHEYENNE, Wyo (AP) - Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering...

From ships to satellites: Scotland aims for the sky

GLASGOW (AFP) - A shipbuilding hub since the days of the British Empire, the Scottish city of Glasgow is now reaching for the stars...

Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck

BOSTON (AP) - A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than...

China far side lunar mission potentially historic: Experts

BEIJING (AP) - China’s ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if...

‘Jurassic Park’ dinosaur expert’s next big thing: Holograms

|    Matt Volz    | HELENA, Montana (AP) - Forget the grey, green and brown dinosaurs in the Jurassic Park movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to...

Twin sportscar-sized satellites to chase water changes on Earth

TAMPA (AFP) - A pair of identical, sportscar-sized satellites are poised to zoom around the Earth and track changes in water and ice, offering...

In DR Congo, home-grown digital entrepreneurs defy odds

|    Louise Dewast    | KINSHASA (AFP) - Being a digital entrepreneur in the Democratic Republic of Congo comes with many challenges, not least that Internet access...

Don’t Skype me: How Microsoft turned consumers against a beloved brand

|     Dina Bass & Nate Lanxon     | IT’S relatively easy these days to find critics of Skype, the popular online calling service that Microsoft acquired...

Children’s advocates raise questions about Amazon’s Echo Dot for kids

|     Hayley Tsukayama     | A GROUP of children’s advocates and two lawmakers are raising questions about Amazon.com’s new Echo Dot for kids, which was announced...

Selfies welcome: New Insta-ready museums of social media age

|     Johannes Schmitt-Tegge & Christina Horsten     | FLUFFY clouds you can touch. Gentle rain falling from soap bubbles. Ball baths, glitter curtains, cotton candy. The...

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