Sci-tech

NASA's Kepler discovers 10 new Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets

Kepler has been surveying the Cygnus constellation since 2009 , and during that time scientists have found more than 5,000 potential exoplanets in an area of ...


Senate GOP considers deeper Medicaid cuts than House bill

The Democratic base has been pushing senators to take a tougher approach on health care, but doing so could eviscerate the bipartisan atmosphere that existed af...


Apple limiting how many review pop-ups apps can show

As for how developers are gaining such traction with seemingly fake apps, Lin explains that many are manipulating App Store search ads to do so. Because every a...


Apple aims to 'reinvent home music' with HomePod smart speaker

It can play music from Apple Music , tell you the news, do unit conversions, send messages, schedule reminders, set timers, translate, check stocks, answer t...


France vows to go beyond Paris climate commitments

Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw from the global accord drew ridicule from foreign leaders around the world and made the U.S. A risk t...


Apple unveils HomePod, a wireless speaker that doubles as a home assistant

According to Apple , HomePod is aware of other HomePods in the room, and can dynamically adjust music accordingly for the best spatial sound. The former ...


Microsoft bribes Google search users to adopt Bing

Microsoft is also partnering with a number of United Kingdom charities so you can donate points to these organizations instead. Created to erode Google's ne...


Olivia Newton-John reveals she is battling breast cancer again

Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, forcing her to halt her schedule. "It's a very long time from her primary [diagnosis] and that usu...


Here's the hardest word to spell in each state, according to Google

Ben is a well rounded kid who plays viola and baseball, in addition to studying for spelling bees. "I feel a little more confident than previous year because ...


Company recalling more than 25000 child auto seats

Only seats with specific "webbing tag codes" and dates of manufacture have been recalled. "As such, these auto seats fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Sa...


Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

Parental leave: A new program promoted by Trump's daughter Ivanka would spend $19 billion to give six weeks of paid leave to new parents. The bulk of that - $1...


Xiaomi Redmi 4 Goes On Sale In India From May 23

Prices for the phone start at Rs 6,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant, whereas the 3GB RAM+ 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 8,999, and the 4GB RAM...


Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

The group, as well as local animal rights advocates, have been protesting the circus' final shows, and plan to be there again on Sunday. While he did not perfor...


Thailand backs off threat to block Facebook over content

In late April the Thai government had called upon the internet service provider (ISP) and worldwide internet gateway (IIG) companies to play a more active rol...


Most Active mover Update on Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in MPC. CGOV Asset Management acquired a new position in ...


World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in new outbreak

The World Health Organization said the zone at Likati, some 1,300 kilometres (930 miles) from the capital Kinshasa, was very hard to access but stressed it ...


Mother's Day weather for MI to help your celebration

It won't be almost as cool either as high temperatures reach back into the upper 60s. The morning is foggy and hazy with a few early showers. Lots of folks will...


Huge mysterious sea creature washes up on beach in Indonesia

The monster has started to decay prompting residents to urge the government to have its remains quickly removed. The creature appeared just off Indonesia's Ma...


Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

Now, the mother wants answers as to why this all happened. Two days later, Gabriel was dead, having taken his own life. The boy in the red and gray coat hits ...


China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new S.Korean president

Beijing may also be heartened by renewed South Korean outreach to North Korea because that could divert attention from China's own role as the North's most imp...


Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

NASA's Cassini mission to explore Saturn and its rings and moons is nearly finished. On that day, the spacecraft will actually crash into Saturn. Cassini sta...


What Does Activision's CEO Thinks for Call of Duty: WWII?

This mode will focus on the last ditch efforts by the Nazis to win the war . Daniels and other members of the USA 1 Infantry Division will fight across World...


Chobani Yogurt Is Suing Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones For Fake News Stories

The lawsuit against Jones and Infowars stems from a video published on April 11, in which the Alex Jones Show purports to describe Chobani's practice ...


Can caterpillars rescue the planet from plastic pollution?

An global team of researchers from Spain and the United Kingdom has found that a caterpillar of the greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella ) - commonly known as...


Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: Which is best?

Moreover, the translated information indicates that the new software update also brings enhancements to the systems of the facial recognition feature on the Sa...


Frog slime could become cure for flu

A new mouse study suggests this is so, although research in animals frequently doesn't pan out in humans. The skin slime from the Hydrophylax bahuvistara ...


Some of Apple's most popular software is now available completely free

Slashing the asking price for a number of its most popular Mac and iOS apps, the iPhone maker now won't charge for the likes of iMovie and Pages. GarageBand, ...


Microsoft to stick with twice-a-year feature updates for Windows 10

While it is great to get new features in Windows 10 with big updates , maybe more focused development will mean more stability-related work with just a sprin...


Subaru Ascent name confirmed for upcoming seven-seat SUV

Also important to note is that the Ascent Concept is slightly smaller than the Viziv-7, measuring 198.8 inches (5,049 mm) in length, 78.3 inches (1,989 mm) in w...


New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud — Microsoft rumor

For this reason, alone it sold off the then acquired Nokia mobile business a year ago. Microsoft might be about to reveal something special after the company ...


'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride said during a bail hearing for Ernest and Heather Franklin last week that Jeffrey Franklin, 16, was kille...


Narendra Modi assures Sheikh Hasina of early solution to Teesta

PM Narendra Modi said the Teesta pact is important for India-Bangladesh relationship and expressed hope that the West Bengal Chief Minister will eventually supp...


Comcast Takes the Wraps Off Xfinity Mobile Service Plans

Aside from its pricing, Comcast is also offering a few noteworthy mobile services, including the ability to autoconnect to Comcast's 16 million public Wi-Fi hot...


Netflix is looking for a thumbs-up as star ratings fade away

The higher the score, the more likely Netflix thinks you are to like the show or movie. The % Match is based exclusively on our algorithms analyzing your indi...


Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics Making Return To Playstation 4 Consoles

Furthermore, the fan-favorite Jak X: Combat Racing , which brings vehicular combat to the Jak and Daxter universe, is also coming to PS4 as a PS2 Classic. All ...