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Vets Ready for Rare Efforts to Save Ailing Endangered Orca

Another female orca from the group that spends time in U.S. Northwest waters attracted global attention as the grieving animal tried to keep her dead baby afloa...


How NASA protects its solar probe from the Sun

Guarding the spacecraft and its four instruments against temperatures, reaching 2,500 degrees, is a 4.5-inch thick carbon-composite shield. "The Thermal Prot...


Nasa launches historic space probe in mission to 'touch' the sun

Through this mission, NASA is hoping to solve decades-old mysteries around what accelerates the solar winds that affect Earth and other planets. The mission...


Meet the first astronauts to fly the new SpaceX and Boeing spaceships

Suni Williams , who is best known for running the Boston Marathon on an ISS treadmill, will be joined by rookie astronaut Josh Cassada . SpaceX is targeting Nov...


NASA set to announce astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first flights from US soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts that the agency h...


Red planet and blood moon pair up to dazzle skygazers

The total lunar eclipse will be the longest one so far this century, with the next eclipse of a similar length only due in 2123. Amateur astronomers in ...


Google's new, free Spotify rival — YouTube Music

Google Play Music subscribers get the best deal, as they get a YouTube Music Premium subscription for free . "The days of jumping back and forth between...


Google: Duplex phone calling AI will identify itself

The dashboard is part of something that Android is calling "Digital Wellbeing" which seems like a slight contradiction considering Google are working extremel...


NASA to fly helicopter on the 'red planet': 2020 mission

The remote-controlled helicopter contains solar cells to charge its lithium-ion batteries and a heating mechanism to keep it warm during frosty nights. Travelin...


DJI And Microsoft Partner To Bring Advanced Drone Technology To The Enterprise

Meanwhile, Microsoft's Custom Vision service - which enables devices to recognise content in imagery - will now run on Azure IoT Edge . Microsoft's has...


Here is everything you need to know about the Fitbit Versa

Women's health tracking, meanwhile, will eventually be available to all Fitbit app users, though it's first rolling out to iOS and Windows users (it appears...


Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Dating Feature at Developer Conference

And he pledged that Facebook would now put "people first " and adapt to evolving consumer expectations for the handling of their private information. Faceboo...


Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)

Reliance said pre-tax profit from petrochemical business, where all expansion projects have been completed, was at record high of Rs 6,435 crore in the fourth ...


Facebook Grows Revenue, Users Despite Data Scandal

Investors reacted to the news by sending Facebook's stock up close to 5 percent in after-hours trading. Daily active users grew 13 percent to 1.45 billion o...


Caster Semenya to take pills to reduce testosterone levels

The IAAF‚ the governing body of world athletics‚ is piloting new eligibility regulations for a separate female classification to be known as an Athlete with Dif...


Spotify launches mobile app with on-demand playlists for users

The new version of the app is being rolled out to iOS and Android users globally in the coming weeks. So when you search for a specific song you want to add...


The new Moto G6 are official, there's no more secrets!

The phone has a rear mounted fingerprint scanner for secure access. The rear camera gains 4K recording capability on the G6 Plus, whereas the front camera gets ...


Milwaukee Bucks Game 1 Preview: April 15 at Boston Celtics

Malcolm Brogdon is the third double-digit scorer and John Henson is grabbing six rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost five of their last nine road games. T...


Sony sells part of stake in Spotify

Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Management owns almost $2 billion of Spotify Technology SA, making it one of the biggest shareholders of the music-streaming comp...


Mi TV 4S With 55-inch 4K HDR Display, AI Voice Remote

Xiaomi has started accepting pre-registrations for the sale of the Mi TV 4S 55-inch in the country, and it will go on sale for the first time on April 3, 2018. ...


Masters of the Universe Infighting: Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes On Zuckerberg

Echoing remarks he made in Beijing last week, Cook went so far as to advocate regulation of Facebook . Cook said in no uncertain terms that Facebook could ...


Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Porsche Design Mate RS hands-on photos

The 5.8-inch screen Huawei P20 and 6.1-inch screen Huawei P20 Pro feature Huawei FullView Display , ultra-thin bezels and impressive screen-to-body ratio...


Earthlings Beware: China's Space Station Will Crash Back to Earth on Easter

The information is then combined with that collected by other teams from NASA and ESA to seek confirmation of the debris' size and orbit to predict where the ...


Slide-show presentation leaks OnePlus 6 price, specs ahead of launch

We also tried to match it to Canadian , Singaporean and Australian dollars using the iPhone X price as the constant, but that's not a ideal fit. The de...


Apple Announces Education Event for March 27

This year's event will have a strong focus on education, but as far as if or what new gadgets will be revealed - there's only speculation. And could they have ...


Google Lens to become available to iOS users in coming week

Google Lens will allow you to "get more details or take action on your photo", according to the company. The Verge notes that "Lens is an on-demand object...


Protesters in California denounce Trump visit

The prototypes cost approximately $4 million and the border wall , once completed, is expected to rack up a bill of $22 billion. But as President Trump visi...


Samsung has released an update for Galaxy

However, due to issues with reliability and power consumption, this is no longer the case. You can also try signing up for the Google App beta and hope to get...


Amazon promises fix for creepy Alexa laugh

Amazon responded to requests for comment by saying that the company was aware of the issue and is now "working to fix it". Another Echo Dot owner said they ...


Google To Sell Zagat To The Infatuation

It's a restaurant review company and has tried their hands on developing smartphone apps , an Instagram hashtag and a texting recommendation service as parts o...


Irish Met Office issues red weather warning for entire country

Up to 25cms of snow is expected in some areas, with predictions that accumulations could hit 40cms. The NECG said the impact of the storm varied across the co...


Warren Buffett hungry for deals

And previously when the tax was 35 percent we would have had a $35 billion reserve for taxes against that as a liability. "Including gyrations of that magnitu...


Apple possibly working on AirPods upgrade

Apple introduced the first AirPods in September 2016 alongside the iPhone 7 as a way to replace the traditional wired headphone jack. If true, this will ma...


SpaceX Pushes Back Starlink Satellite Launch To Feb. 21 For Further Testing

On Wednesday, the Falcon 9's payload fairing will be the PAZ satellite. A delayed SpaceX launch is set to blast off Wednesday morning at 7:17 Arizona time. ...


Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners suffering yet more issues

We've seen a number of compelling deals offered by both Google and the search giant's official retail partners on the Pixel 2 and 2 XL , both before and ...