Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Technology (Page 2)

Why living in space may require more than new technology

Why living in space may require more than new technology

We see it in science fiction movies all the time: humans settling on Mars or venturing into the far reaches of space. Though technology has certainly brought the fiction closer to becoming…

Uber unveils plans for flying taxi

Uber unveils plans for flying taxi

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Nov 8, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:40 AM ET LISBON, Portugal — Commuters of the future could get some relief from congested roads if Uber’s plans for…

CDNs line up for ultra-expensive iPhone X starting at $1,350

CDNs line up for ultra-expensive iPhone X starting at $1,350

THE CANADIAN PRESS Nov 3, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:46 PM ET TORONTO — A decade after Apple launched its original smartphone, the lineups at stores are back today as…

Facebook, Twitter, Google defend their security measures

Facebook, Twitter, Google defend their security measures

As revelations emerged that Russian-linked accounts reached many more American voters than previously thought, tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google on Tuesday defended their security measures and promised a Senate…

Canadian astronomer spots ‘visitor’ from beyond our solar system

Canadian astronomer spots ‘visitor’ from beyond our solar system

No, it’s not an alien, but we may have just been visited by something that originated beyond our solar system. For the first time, astronomers have observed something passing through our…

238 cities, regions want Amazon

238 cities, regions want Amazon

Joseph Pisani, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct 23, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:06 PM ET NEW YORK — Amazon said today that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in…

Loosening offshore drilling rules is a risky proposal

Loosening offshore drilling rules is a risky proposal

The Trump administration is proposing a bill to roll back restrictions on oil drilling in offshore waters along its coast, including the Arctic.This wipes out regulations that were put in…

Why seeing a star crash is a ‘watershed moment in astrophysics’

Why seeing a star crash is a ‘watershed moment in astrophysics’

Scientists have followed gravitational waves to something they’ve never seen before — the collision of two exotic objects called neutron stars. By observing a fleeting star-like object in the sky in August, they’ve…

Lab-grown diamonds touted as ethical alternative

Lab-grown diamonds touted as ethical alternative

They are real diamonds. That’s what the industry behind diamonds made inside a scientific laboratory wants you to believe. Their chemical composition is exactly the same as that of a natural…

Google shows off new phones, smart speakers and tiny cam

Google shows off new phones, smart speakers and tiny cam

Michael Liedtke, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct 4, 2017 , Last Updated: 5:55 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with…