Sci-tech

Egypt: IS claims responsibility of attack on Coptic Christians

The Copts follow the teaching of Apostle Mark, who introduced Christianity to Egypt , according to St. Takla Church in Alexandria, the capital of Coptic Christ...


The weirdest star in the sky is acting up again

Tabby's Star, or KIC 8462852 as it was first identified in the Kepler space telescope database, has confounded astronomers since its unusual light curve was f...


Google's AlphaGo AI Beats Human Go Champion

Instead, it's moves which will most likely lead to victory. Today's game was one of three happening between AlphaGo and Ke Jie this week at the Google-host...


Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

A series of articles published to coincide with the release of global smash hit Pitch Perfect 2 in May 2015 left the expat Aussie jobless and unable to land a...


Shadow Brokers Planning To Cause Extra Damage With More Zero-Day Bugs

This EternalBlue vulnerability was actually first discovered by the United States security agency NSA, but the agency's hacking arsenal was stolen by the Shado...


Macron's election offers chance for more dynamism in EU: Merkel

The new prime minister , Edouard Philippe, comes from the centre-right Republicans, who are running against Emmanuel Macron's party in next month's parliamenta...


Samsung likely to launch high-end flip smartphone in Korea soon

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is an evolution of the S7 Edge and Note 7, but since the Note 7 was pulled from shelves the S8 offers significant improvements over th...


Sensex scales another peak of 30346.69, Nifty at 9450.65

The Sensex closed up 2.81 points at 30250.98, while the Nifty ended higher by 15.10 points at 9422.40. "IDBI Bank lost as much as 5 per cent after the Reserve B...


Microsoft details upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Specific feedback and updates to the known issues with the Windows 10 SDK Preview build 16190 are available via the developer forum . Following on from Apr...


Front-runner French presidential candidate visits Shoah Memorial in Paris

France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel...


Apple Is Working On Its Own Venmo-Killer Money Transfer Service

Systems like Samsung Pay and Apple Pay generally rely on near-field communications and hardware to process payments. Apple is working on a Venmo-like money-tr...


Here's How Project Scorpio Games Look in 4K vs 1080p

While he didn't talk specifically about any game, he did mention that he has seen ports of engines running on Scorpio, stating that the console will be the one ...


BlackBerry KEYone launches in the U.S. and Canada on May 31

Customers can walk into the flagship Selfridges store on Oxford Street and purchase a BlackBerry KEYone for £499, starting today. The BlackBerry KEYone includ...


Google takes aim at fake news, misleading search results

Google announced the measures it intends to take to reduce the spread of fake news in a blog entry titled, " Our latest quality improvements for Search ", post...


State Department removes Mar-a-Lago blog post

In an April 4 blog post that has been republished by several US embassies overseas, Mar-a-Lago is described as "Trump's Florida estate", where he has hosted f...


Breaking down Mel Kiper's 'Grade: A' mock draft picks for Cardinals

Love the fit here. Don't knock Davis' competition level - he has No. 1 wideout potential. Still on the board: Derek Barnett , Jordan Willis , Ryan Ramczyk ...


Thousands to march in defence of science

Ravi Valleti, a Bay Area actor who identifies as a futurist, said in a video for the San Francisco March that he's marching because "we need to defending ...


Facebook Murder Suspect Fatally Shoots Self In Erie County

Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings, Cleveland officials said . Steve Stephens' death marked a violent en...


Rumor: SNES Mini Coming This Holiday Season

After the unbridled success of its Nintendo Classic Edition, Nintendo may unveil a follow up to it, this time focused around Super Nintendo . Unnamed so...


Google Chrome may get a built-in ad-blocker soon

In one possible application Google is considering, it may choose to block all advertising that appears on sites with offending ads, instead of the individua...


International Monetary Fund foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

Following the release of its World Economic Outlook , IMF Resident Representative for the Philippines Shanaka Jayanath Peiris said they are retaining their 6.8...


Arkansas prepping for lethal injections despite halt from courts

In addition to the state's rushed schedule, there are other concerns, according to the Fair Punishment Project . Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with J...


US, Russia agree on Syria probe

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused the USA of concocting reports of a gas attack on a rebel-held village last week to justify military strikes against...


Galaxy S8 Active is (unsurprisingly) heading to AT&T later this year

Samsung Electronics again released its virtual reality headset Gear VR and Gear 360 camera that can be powered by the Galaxy S8. "Preorders in global market...


Malala Yousefzai designated the youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai is no longer the activist for the rights of girl education but is now all set to take another important task and that is to become the UN's you...


Mass coral bleaching hits two thirds of Great Barrier Reef

After a study last month revealed that the Great Barrier Reef was suffering a coral bleaching event for the second consecutive year, scientists have complet...


Davis Cup: Australia leads US 2-0 in quarterfinal

It was the last Davis Cup match Jim Courier played for the US, while Lleyton Hewitt made his debut for Australia . U.S. captain Jim Courier originally nomina...


New Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Launched In The UK

The same software update also upgrades previous generation Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices to the new, cinematic UI. Amazon also announced on Thursday tha...


Windows Phone will get THIS huge Microsoft update soon

Microsoft will also offer custom support to companies willing to pay for updates and security patches until the upgrade is complete, but for home users trans...


Twitter makes major change to its 140 character limit

The new tweak follows news last week Twitter may be considering a paid, premium version of the platform for some users. You can find more details about ho...