Elon Musk Hints at New Battery Product
Elon Musk is about to announce a new product that's not a car. He said so in a mysterious Tweet designed to induce the highest level of nail-biting suspense. But the Elon Musk of two months ago may have told us exactly what we should expect. "We are going to unveil the...
Boeing Wants to Make a Protective 'Force Field'
Boeing has filed a patent for force field technology that could be used to protect military vehicles, civilians jetliners and buildings from explosions, USA Today reported.
Academy Buys '2001: A Space Odyssey' Shuttle for $344,000
It looks like the Academy is ramping up its collection for the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, nabbing the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Academy bought the model at the
Battlefield Lessons Transform Emergency Care
Paramedic Dean Elliott rummaged through the ambulance's emergency kit and pulled out a pint-sized red power drill, a tool whose use was honed on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The drill allows high-speed insertion of a needle directly into a bone's marrow to give...
Russia Announces Plan to Build New Space Station with NASA
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
Astronaut Scott Kelly, Russian Counterpart Dock at Space Station
American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko blasted off early Saturday on a mission to spend an entire year away from the Earth.The trip is NASA's first attempt at a one-year spaceflight, anticipating Mars expeditions that would last two to...
John Kerry Warns Ambassadors about 'Climate Refugee' Threat
Countries will be dealing with "climate refugees" as the effects of climate change are felt around the world, Secretary of State John Kerry warned U.S. ambassadors attending the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference in Washington this week.
Facebook Moves Ahead Toward Internet Drone Air Fleet
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service to remote spots.
Apple's Tim Cook Will Give Away All His Money: Fortune
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.
British Cops: Drones Needed as Crime-Fighting Tool
To British law enforcement, getting access to drones isn't merely a nice option to have.
Vice to Start Daily Newscast on HBO
HBO and Vice Media announced an expansion of their partnership on Thursday, including the launch of a daily Vice newscast on the pay cable outlet.
Gallup: Americans' Concerns About Environment Decline
Americans' worries about the environment - from air and water pollution to the extinction of plant and animal species - have eased over the past year, with global warming the least of their concerns,a new poll finds.
The Gallup environmental survey, released Wednesday,...
Uber Ramps up Safety Efforts After Criticism
Uber said Wednesday it was ramping up safety in response to rape allegations against a driver in India and growing concerns about background checks for operators of the popular ride-sharing service.Phil Cardenas, safety chief for California-based Uber, said the company was...
CNN Launches on Apple TV
Turner Broadcasting's CNN has made its Internet network service, CNNgo, available on Apple TV set-tops.
CNNgo -- which requires a subscription to a participating pay-TV partner -- provides access to the news cabler's live TV feed and on-demand shows. Those include CNN...
NASA's Opportunity Wins Marathon Race on Mars
It's not exactly a speed demon but NASA's little golf-cart-sized, six-wheeled robot rover Opportunity keeps chugging along, and just won first place in the first outer space marathon race, beating the Russians.
Facebook Opens Messenger App to Media Partners Including ESPN, JJ Abrams
Facebook wants to make the Messenger instant-messaging service -- which it claims now has more than 600 million monthly active users worldwide -- into a media platform encompassing video and other content, with ESPN and JJ Abrams' Bad Robot among its nearly 50 partners.
New Livestreaming App May Play Role in 2016 Campaign
A new app has the potential to sway a whole new group of voters in next year's presidential election.
Rare Teddy Bear-Faced Ili Pika Spotted After Two Decades
A small, furry and rare mammal called the ili pika has been spotted in the mountains of northwest China - the first sighting in more than two decades, ABC News reports.
Electric Cars Not as Green or Cost-Efficient as Thought?
Driving an electric car might not be as good for the environment as once thought, according to a report.
Cable TV Still Outpacing Internet Viewing in Ease, Cost
Cable television still trumps the Internet for television viewing, but The Wall Street Journal is predicting that this is the year that the Internet finally catches up.
Facebook Sends Out Tease About Teleportation Station
Is Facebook, the person-to-person Internet community, actually planning to launch a "Star Trek" transporter device capable of zapping people through outer space in micro-seconds, or is it something much more prosaic?
Facebook to Test Content Sharing With NY Times, NatGeo
Facebook, the social media pioneer launched by entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg, is negotiating content sharing deals with a handful of well-known media sites, The New York Times reported.
Amazon Says US Too Late on Drone Rules
Online giant Amazon told Congress Tuesday the US government is lagging in implementing rules for commercial drones, making it hard to make plans for its quick delivery system by air.Amazon vice president for global public policy Paul Misener said in remarks prepared for a...
Test Trial to Use Computer Servers to Heat Homes
A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes.Eneco said Tuesday it is installing e-Radiators - computer servers that generate heat while crunching numbers - in five homes across the Netherlands in a trial to see if...
Eenie, Meeny, Miny, Moo: Texas Cow Births 4 Calves
A cow in Northeast Texas has apparently defied great odds and given birth to four calves that have been named Eeny, Meeny, Miny and Moo.Jimmy Barling said Monday that DNA tests will be done on tissue samples from the three bull calves and the one heifer calf to satisfy...
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