By Lacey Johnson and Lisa Fernandez WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based
China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up. With the threat of the measure looming, major manufacturers at the annual auto show in Shanghai are announcing big
PARIS (AP) — The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the March for Science, with events around the world intended to promote the understanding of science and defend science from attacks such as proposed U.S. government budget cuts (all times EDT):
Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicenter of a movement to fight back against what many see as an "assault on facts" by populist politicians. Hundreds streamed onto the Washington Mall for a festive day of music, speeches and teach-ins
Facebook plans to sell tickets for music festivals and other events directly as it pushes further into e-commerce. The world’s biggest social media company is launching a tie-up with Eventbrite, the events service, to let users in the UK purchase tickets within the Facebook website and app itself.
The veteran fund manager Neil Woodford has received a multi-million pound windfall from Mastercard trialling a fingerprint-scanning credit card. Mr Woodford’s Patient Capital Trust has a 26pc holding in IDEX, the Norwegian company whose sensor is included in the next-generation biometric technology.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday.
Thousands of people in Berlin turned out for the first March for Science being held in more than 600 cities worldwide on Saturday due to growing concern about U.S. President Donald Trump's climate change skepticism and cuts to research funding. Demonstrators carried signs reading "We love experts
By Lacey Ann Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of scientists and people from other walks of life turned out in Washington and New York on Saturday for Earth Day events that organizers have framed a "celebration" of science to counter a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge.
When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means "when staff get an unexpected afternoon ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard University museum is marking its 150th anniversary with a new exhibit showcasing its role developing the study of anthropology.
SHANGHAI (AP) — General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said Friday, as automakers speed up the rollout of alternative vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry.
After nearly 20 years of traveling in space, Cassini used the gravitational tug of Titan, a moon resembling primordial Earth, to hurl itself into a new orbit that will pass through an unexplored region between Saturn's cloud tops and its rings. The spacecraft is expected to make the first of 22
A funny clip has emerged from Krasnodar, Russia of a very cute toddler delightedly riding around on a robot vacuum cleaner.The amusing video was filmed in Krasnodar on April 22.
These sports startups may just be what you need right now One thing to love about the weekend is that it gives us time to pursue other activities outside of work. Like sports. That’s not to say that sports is just a weekend thing, but the weekend does afford a longer time for enjoyment of the […] The
PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission.
New York, April 22 (IANS) Google's self-driving car company Waymo has filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that the taxi-ride hailing company withheld information about LiDAR technology it is using in its development of self-driving cars. According to a report in Tech Crunch, Waymo
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations. Apple was granted a permit to test self-driving
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special
By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc . Inspector General John Roth described the probe in a letter
PETALING JAYA, April 22 — Police have shut down operations of a syndicate specialising in providing direct-to-user satellite programming and were taken aback at how widespread it was. Having...
Apr.21 -- Bloomberg's Brad Stone and Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick review the big tech stories from the past week. They speak with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Technology."
Apr.21 -- Bloomberg's Sarah Frier reflects on her interview with Pinterest co-founders Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp. Techonomy CEO David Kirkpatrick also comments.