Technology

Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands after a United States (US) Navy...

Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

MAMIRAUÁ RESERVE, Brazil (AFP) - A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on...

New pesticide may harm bees as much as those to be...

PARIS (AFP) - A new class of pesticides positioned to replace neonicotinoids may be just as harmful to crop-pollinating bees, researchers cautioned on Wednesday. In...

‘Touch the Sun’: NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

|     Marcia Dunn     | CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) - Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA...

In China, fast forward button pressed on railroad technology

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Hyperloop system aims to reach speeds of up to 1,500 km/h. It takes several hours to travel by car from Hollywood...

Facebook, Twitter debacles loom over Snap’s results

SNAP Inc investors are looking to a new management "wildcard" and Snapchat’s retooled redesign to provide a rare source of optimism and keep the...

Facebook is asked to change platform rules for journalists and researchers

A GROUP of First Amendment advocates have urged Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to change the social media giant’s platform rules to enable public...

When 5G networks get here, Motorola’s newest smartphone will be ready

SMARTPHONE makers and carriers have been making big promises about next-generation 5G networks that are supposed to make our smartphones blazingly fast. Motorola on...

A new study says services like UberPool are making traffic worse

|     Faiz Siddiqui     | WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - The explosive growth of Uber and Lyft has created a new traffic problem for major US...

Inside Google’s shadow workforce of contract labourers

|     Mark Bergen & Josh Eidelson Bloomberg     | EVERY day, tens of thousands of people stream into Google offices wearing red name badges. They eat in...

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