Sanjay Gupta's Brain Surgery Saves Life of 8-Year-Old Girl in Nepal
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's medical correspondent, performed life-saving brain surgery on an 8-year-old Nepal girl this week after she was injured in the deadly earthquake that struck the country over the weekend.
Apple Tops Wall Street Expectations for Quarter, Ships 61 Million IPhones
Apple reported $58 billion in revenue, up 27% year over year, and earnings that climbed 33%, easily beat analyst expectations for the first three months of 2015, as the tech colossus posted its best-ever financial results for the March quarter.
In the period, Apple -- the...
Scientists Seek Public's Help in Naming Alien Stars, Planets
Space enthusiasts around the world are being asked to put their heads together and name some alien planets. The International Astronomical Union has asked clubs and nonprofits to help name planets and stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
Researcher: Duke Study on Global Warming Slowdown Half Right
A new study led by Duke University that points to slower-than-expected global warming should have gone a step farther and addressed the real threat to humankind: a long planetary winter that is already under way, says the researcher behind a book and documentary forecasting . . .
T.Rex's 'Bizarre' Vegetarian Cousin Puzzles Scientists
Tyrannosaurus rex, one of history's most dreaded carnivores, had an odd-looking vegetarian cousin with a tiny head, long neck and stubby fingers, scientists said Monday, admitting its anatomy had them puzzled.Chilesaurus diegosuarezi had a bird-like beak with leaf-shaped...
Google Sets up Marketplace to Buy Patents
Google announced Monday it is setting up an online marketplace for those who want to sell patents to the Internet giant. We invite you to sell us your patents, Google patent deputy counsel Allen Lo said in a blog post.Lo said the Patent Purchase Promotion is an ...
BBC: Digital Catastrophe Could Erase Recorded History
The reliance of humanity on digital technology raises the potential risk that a natural or man-made disaster could eradicate our collective history, according to the BBC.
Wimbledon to Tennis Fans: Leave Your Selfie Sticks at Home
Tennis fans going to Wimbledon this year can leave their selfie sticks at home. The Grand Slam tennis tournament has become the latest sports event to ban the use of the devices, with organizers calling them a nuisance.
Internet Billionaires Face off in Renewed Texas Space Race
An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.
Amazon Seeks Chance to Show US Drones Can Safely Deliver Cargo
Amazon.com Inc. wants a chance to prove that a drone delivery service would be safer than the U.S. government thinks.
Rep. Lamar Smith: Global Warming Has Become a 'Religion'
The No. 1 Republican on the House Science Committee is calling ardent global warming supporters out as treating climate science as more like a religion.
Apple Watch Goes on Sale in Low-Key Launch at Select Boutiques
A small group of Japanese tech-addicts lined up in Tokyo to become the first consumers to buy the Apple Watch from selected stores on Friday, but there was no sign of the frenzy that usually accompanies Apple Incproduct rollouts.
So far, buyers can get the device from only...
Comcast Deal May be Dead, But Cable Consolidation Will Go On
Even if Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.Combining the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of...
Apple Watch Goes on Sale Worldwide Amid Supply Shortage
The Apple Watch goes on sale around the world on Friday, the final stage of a protracted launch of Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook's first new product, capping months of publicity and a frenetic two weeks of pre-orders.
New DNA Codes for Mammoths: Step toward Bringing Them Back?
Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast.
Genome Study Reveals Lonely End for the World's Woolly Mammoths
The most complete genetic information assembled on woolly mammoths is providing insight into their demise, revealing they suffered two population crashes before a final, severely inbred group succumbed on an Arctic Ocean island.
Scientists unveiled on Thursday the first two...
Facebook Hits 4 Billion Daily Video Views in Q1
Facebook posted revenue slightly below Wall Street expectations for the first quarter of 2015, but the social giant is still seeing solid growth -- especially on the mobile and video front.
On the video front, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on the company's earnings call that...
Google Enters Wireless Service Biz With Project Fi
Google is entering the wireless service industry, it announced Wednesday. The wireless service, called Project Fi, has been much-anticipated but will be available only by invitation and only for the Google Nexus 6 smartphone, which is the only phone . . .
GM Touts Self-Driving Chevy-FNR as Car of the Future
General Motors has unveiled its version of what is purported to be one of the top transportation wonders of the 21st century: the self-driving electric vehicle, made by Chevrolet.
Oil, Gas Mining Operations Cited in Okla., Texas Earthquakes
A major increase in the number of small earthquakes in the past two years in Oklahoma and Texas is being blamed on oil and gas mining operations which inject wastewater into underground wells, increasing pressure and causing earthquakes to occur.
Cyber Expert: Hackers Used Fake Emails to Get Sony Passwords
New research has revealed that the North Korean hackers who launched a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment most likely used fake Apple ID emails to steal passwords from Sony's IT administrators.
MMR Vaccine Study of 96K Kids in US Finds No Link to Autism
A new study of 96,000 U.S. children published Tuesday found no link between the MMR vaccine and autism.
Rights Group: NY Judge Granted Personhood to Research Chimps
In response to a lawsuit filed by an animal rights organization, a New York judge "effectively recognized" two chimpanzees as legal persons, the first time an animal has received such a designation, before amending her order.
Postal Service of 2020s May Make Deliveries Via Drones
The next generation of Postal Service delivery vehicles could include an all-electric truck capable of launching drones, the Federal Times reported.
More Than 80 Years Later, Google Joins Hunt for Loch Ness Monster
Google is paying tribute to the Loch Ness Monster on the 81st anniversary of the most famous – or infamous – picture ever taken of what many believe to be a massive reptile lurking beneath the surface.
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