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| Russia launches space telescope

Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January....

| Russia launches space telescope

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Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked...
20:45, 2019-07-13

Russia launches German space telescope to map cosmos Roskosmos has launched a German-Russian space telescope to replace Moscow's Hubble-like Spektr-R. The telescope will allow scientists to observe more than 100,000 galaxy clusters, marking "the beginning of a new era."...
19:30, 2019-07-13

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said....
08:45, 2019-07-15

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
22:45, 2019-07-13

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
02:45, 2019-07-14

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 days t......
23:15, 2019-07-13

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
14:15, 2019-06-14

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80% the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable. Known as L 98-59b, the new exoplanet is...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
06:45, 2019-06-05

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the part of manufacturer Northrop Grumman) have pushe...
06:00, 2019-05-31

Hubble Space Telescope Finds Mysterious Black Hole Disc Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a disc very close to a starving black hole - something that should not be there - based on current astronomical theories....
15:15, 2019-07-12

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
15:45, 2019-07-01

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

| SpaceX launches satellites for space-based broadband network Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched 60 Starlink satellites late Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the world....
19:00, 2019-05-25

TIME Launches Space Newsletter Ahead of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 12, TIME is launching a new weekly space newsletter, to be published each Friday, analyzing space exploration, spaceflight, and the aerospace business. TIME has been at the forefront of space reporting for decades, dating back to groundbreaking coverage of NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Ap...
17:45, 2019-07-08

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges....
06:45, 2019-07-19

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon 50 years ago this month, Russia never regained its lead....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s com...
12:00, 2019-05-26

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
00:45, 2019-06-01

US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple times': sources The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter....
16:30, 2019-06-07

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet interceptor will consist of three spacecrafts: one main uni...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
03:15, 2019-06-05

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
21:45, 2019-06-13

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
17:00, 2019-06-21

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military service. But as both the government and civilian space...
07:45, 2019-05-23

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
23:00, 2019-07-18

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have ventured into open space to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
00:45, 2019-05-30

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by over 11 years. In that time, it’s made some i...
02:45, 2019-06-14

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas giant. The planet and even its moons will be visible ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
04:00, 2019-07-15

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply into a cross-section of our galaxy in search of new planets orbiting other stars. ...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy. (July 15)        ...
02:15, 2019-07-16

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits. (July 16)        ...
14:30, 2019-07-16

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a special telescope that tracks rogue cosmic rays in areas beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Its sparkling dots and tangling loops have been described as a ...
23:30, 2019-05-31

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
12:45, 2019-07-02

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: Roscosmos ] ...
03:00, 2019-05-29

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
06:45, 2019-07-19

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters blocking access to the state’s highest peak. Related: Hawaii...
18:30, 2019-07-20

The Latest: Telescope lawyers call petition meritless Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
03:30, 2019-07-17

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
09:45, 2019-07-18

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
17:45, 2019-07-15

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning t...
21:15, 2019-07-15

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
01:45, 2019-06-29

Dozens arrested as Hawaiians protest $1.4bn telescope on sacred mountain Astronomers say site will offer unparalleled view into deep space, but many Native Hawaiians fear it will desecrate the siteDozens of people have been arrested on Hawaii’s Big Island this week after hundreds of protesters stood, lay and even chained themselves to structures in an effort to stop the ...
20:45, 2019-07-18

33 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-18

Hubble telescope captures a ‘patriotic’ galactic fireworks show This patriotic fireworks display is truly out of this world. New images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a star some 7,500 light years away bursting with hot, expanding gases in red, white and blue. Eta Carinae — a “doomed super-massive star” — is prone to “chaotic er...
17:30, 2019-07-02

34 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Giant telescope will be built on sacred Native Hawaiian peak HONOLULU (AP) — After years of protests and legal battles, Hawaii officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a volcano that some consider sacred. Gov. David Ige said Thursday that the stat...
00:30, 2019-06-21

NASA’s Spitzer telescope snaps ‘family portrait’ of epic proportions NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has a habit of providing us with some downright gorgeous views of deep space, but its latest snapshot might actually be its best yet. The image, which NASA is showcasing in a new blog post, is absolutely packed with things to see, but we’ll need NASA’...
04:00, 2019-06-01

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
03:45, 2019-07-16

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space.       ...
23:45, 2019-07-03

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Hundreds of Astronomers Denounce Arrest of Native Hawaiians Protesting Thirty Meter Telescope All week, opponents to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) have been putting their bodies on the line to prevent construction from starting on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. Now these opponents, who are largely Native Hawaiian, are finding allies among an unlikely group: astronomers, including those whose ...
03:15, 2019-07-19

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mountain, reports said....
12:45, 2019-07-18

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network has been switched on in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, but you won&...
11:15, 2019-05-30

HTC launches two new phones, surprising everyone Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone in the HTC Exodus, but it seems most people were wrong, as the company has just launched two new smartphones.The HTC U19e and HTC Desire U19+ are the company's two new device...
21:00, 2019-06-11

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. (May 24)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will......
23:15, 2019-06-13

Europe has best 4G ahead of 5G launches Europe continues to have the best 4G networks in the world, although coverage is becoming increasingly ubiquitous across the globe according to new figures from Opensignal.Opensignal’s application collects billions of measurements from millions of devices each day, believing this data provide...
12:45, 2019-05-29

5G finally launches in the UK – but is it really worth it? We spent two weeks with a 5G phone to find out if it really lives up to the hypeThe future of mobile phones is finally here. You can go out and buy a 5G phone, and if you happen to be in one of the six cities across the UK in which EE’s 5G network is up and running, you can get the blistering mobile...
08:30, 2019-06-21

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ever since I studied planetary geology in the 1970s ...
21:30, 2019-05-31

Why All Images of Space Are Photoshopped Did you know that most of the images of space you see are photoshopped? A video by Cheddar explores why images of space are almost always enhanced before being released to the public....
09:45, 2019-06-05

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the long-rumored, now-finally-happening reboot with LeBron James. We don’t know who he’ll be playing, but assuming he’s not a Lo...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
12:01, 2019-05-24

$85M penthouse with a ‘trip to space’ is not what it seems One of Manhattan’s most notorious real estate fakes is back in the spotlight — and the deal still stinks. The Atelier, a 475-unit tower built in 2007 on the remote corner of 42nd Street and 12th Avenue, has long garnered attention for the eye-popping $85 million price tag on its so-called penthouse....
21:15, 2019-06-03

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Movies in the Park launches for the summer TUCSON — Cox Communications launched its annual Free Summer Movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox Mo...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Salesforce launches blockchain channel At its fourth annual TrailheaDX developer conference, Salesforce announced its new low-code platform called Salesforce Blockchain that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parties.By bringing blockchain to its CRM platform, the...
03:45, 2019-05-31

Three's 5G will be 'UK's fastest' when it launches in 25 cities before the end of the year Three has announced that its 5G network will arrive in August, and supposedly its peak speeds will be up to twice as fast as any rival 5G network at launch.However, as with EE – which is the only UK company to currently offer a 5G network – you won’t be able to access 5G everywh...
11:45, 2019-06-10

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s largest mobile operator has adopted a ‘demand-led’ approach and will upgrade sites in the b...
12:30, 2019-05-22

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s largest transit operator, BYD said. ...
22:30, 2019-07-01

SF Dungeon launches bar where you can drink with rodents San Francisco wants to show you its creepy past by making you drink with live rats. The San Francisco Dungeon in Fisherman’s Wharf is launching an immersive experience about the City by the Bay’s “weird, twisted, dark” history — and that includes having live rats “scurry all over you” for some reaso...
04:30, 2019-06-01

AT&T launches the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, but there's a catch Now that most major carriers in the US have launched their 5G network in various parts of the country, it's time to start offering 5G-enabled phones to those who want to experience blazing fast download speeds (hopefully).AT&T has just announced that starting June 17, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will ...
02:15, 2019-06-13

The Galaxy Note 10 launches August 7 Samsung's invitation. [credit: Samsung ] Samsung has officially announced the launch event for its next flagship smartphone. Galaxy Unpacked 2019 takes place August 7 at 4pm ET, when the com...
18:15, 2019-07-02

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, 1st of thousands CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. The recycled Falcon rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, late Thursday. The first-stage booster landed on an ocean platf...
16:00, 2019-05-24

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super-saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edition 35 Years features the same tuned version of th...
17:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:00, 2019-07-11

LG Stylo 5 officially launches in US, but only on one carrier for now Seen in a couple of leaked images not long ago, the brand new LG Stylo 5 is now available to buy in the US, albeit only via Cricket Wireless (one of AT&T's wholly owned subsidiaries). Cricket is selling the LG Stylo 5 for $229.99 as long as you choose a prepaid plan of at least $30 per month. The ca...
02:15, 2019-07-01

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
03:45, 2019-06-12

AMD launches Navi as the $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT The Radeon RX 5700 XT. It has a funny dent in the top. AMD took the stage at E3 to announce its "Navi" family of GPUs. The company's new graphics cards are officially the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX 5700. The 5700 series is launching July 7, making t...
01:45, 2019-06-12

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light launches on iOS Thatgamecompany the award-winning studio behind the memorable PlayStation 3 game Journey, has launched its long-awaited Sky: Children of the Light.Read More...
11:30, 2019-07-19

Square Enix’s The Avengers launches on May 15 Square Enix gave us our first look its upcoming Marvel game, The Avengers, during its Electronic Entertainment Expo event today in Los Angeles.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Cboe SEF Launches Two New NDF Currency Pairs NEW YORK and LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that its swap execution facility, Cboe SEF, has launched trading of U.S. Dollar (USD)/ Russian Ruble (RUB) and USD/Peruvian Sol (PEN) no...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Upcoming Car Launches In July 2019 Quite a few launches have been lined-up in the next month in the luxury car segment along with electric vehicles and a budget MPV. Here's a list of all....
19:30, 2019-06-28

Get a Full Workout In Any Space With The BodyBoss 2.0 We don’t all have an extra room in our homes to use as a gym, but the BodyBoss 2.0 is a flexible, resistance band-based system that can simulate almost any gym workout in even a tiny apartment. It raised over $1,000,000 through crowdfunding, and now, you can buy it from Amazon for $10 off the best p...
17:15, 2019-05-29

How to Profit in Space: A Visual Guide The cosmos, long ruled by governments, is now a playground for companies like SpaceX. Space is littered with satellites at different altitudes from the Earth, and more are coming, as falling costs have opened the door to new competition for dominance....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new study....
14:38, 2019-05-21

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like grippers...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they were seen from space....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Selfish motives must not imperil the new space age As Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump rush to return people to space, we need to make sure nationalism and rivalries don’t mortgage the solar system’s future...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Space oddities: why the Futurama reboot went from sci-fi to sci-why The show was axed and remade, moving to Comedy Central and leaving its comedic legacy behindMatt Groening could do no wrong in 1999. The Simpsons was still both witty and money-spinning, and he could get any project he wanted greenlit – even a sci-fi comedy cartoon called Futurama. The show began wi...
22:30, 2019-06-10

How to Buy in Bulk When You Live in a Small Space Buying in bulk can be an empowering experience. The combination of the cost-savings, plus the satisfaction of not needing to buy that again for a while, can leave you feeling like you’ve managed to really cheat the system. Until you get home and realize that, uh, you don’t have room for this many ca...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Reports: 'Space Jam 2' cast to include AD, CP3 LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul will be in the remake of the 1996 box-office smash that starred Michael Jordan....
06:30, 2019-06-20

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space The CEO of satellite company Planet tweeted images on Sunday that clearly show the fissure in Ridgecrest, California after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the desert town -- the most powerful to rock the area in two decades....
22:15, 2019-07-09

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
20:30, 2019-07-16

#AskMattAnything - If space is a vacuum, who changes the bags? "Matt Stephens returns for the fifth episode of the much-loved show from the Giro d’Italia. Remember to get your questions in using the hashtag #AskMattAnything"...
14:45, 2019-05-25

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need food, and that means finding a way to grow fruits and...
05:45, 2019-07-16

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, the...
00:15, 2019-07-12

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are rich in vitamin C which is “important for space diets.”...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Ten Bizarre Mysteries Across Time and Space All through history and time people have been trying to solve unexplained phenomena and bizarre mysteries. As humans, we’re often fascinated and sometimes frightened by what we don’t understand.  ...
07:45, 2019-06-02

| WATCH: Key moments in the conquest of space Half a century has passed - but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in....
21:45, 2019-07-08

Space evaders: why sci-fi sequels don't need to spell it out In explaining their premises, sci-fi movies lose the mystique that makes them great. When aliens invade, sometimes less is moreIf there is a perfect blueprint for sci-fi and fantasy film-making, it is probably something we’ll need a time machine to discover. Until recently, Hollywood appeared to be ...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Tristan Stephenson. [credit: ...
19:30, 2019-07-06

Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-08

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:00, 2019-07-08

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my projects. An external drive is not an option because...
16:15, 2019-05-21

LG launches the first IPS gaming displays with 1ms response time LG has unveiled its latest gaming offering: two new monitors with a blazing one-millisecond response time. The monitors are part of LG's UltraGear family and are the first in the world to offer such a fast IPS display, which helps bring IPS (In-Plane......
14:15, 2019-06-12

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Asus Launches 2 New TUF Gaming Laptops in India ASUS has unveiled its new TUF gaming laptops FX505DT and FX705DT with the latest AMD Ryzen processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs with up to 120Hz IPS-level NanoEdge display....
17:45, 2019-06-03

The Moto Z4 launches as a $500 mid-range smartphone with 5G upgradability The Moto Z4, featuring the return of the headphone jack! Motorola provided this loving render of the phone on top of a tangle of headphone wire. [credit: Motorola ] Motorola announced its l...
23:15, 2019-05-31

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
14:45, 2019-06-03

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling them "unsuccessful."...
01:15, 2019-07-15

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most of his days, but on Saturday he was certainly chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool while playing some baseball outside of the....101 Freeway? Whelp,...
19:15, 2019-06-02

Truecaller Launches User Verification SDK for Mobile Web Truecaller has announced the global launch of its user verification software development kit (SDK) solution exclusively for the mobile web platforms....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key security ally of the Asian nation....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Woman launches homophobic attack on gay couple in the UK A woman hurled homophobic slurs at a gay couple in the UK before attacking them – and even encouraged a young girl she was with to take part in the tirade, the victims and police said. Simon Jenkins, 33, and his partner Ben Drawer, 21, were holding hands as they walked away from a train......
16:00, 2019-06-17

Young Euro Classic launches a new season Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the world's largest parade of youth orchestras has music by Beethoven in its sights – but audiences can also expect surprises....
22:45, 2019-07-19

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your voice to adjust the volume, find out what the weat...
13:45, 2019-06-18

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
10:30, 2019-07-17

BSNL Launches New Service to Recommend Best STV for Consumers BSNL has announced the launch of BSNL My Offers feature of its subscribers. The feature will be available by dialling *121# and will help the subscribers in finding the best special tariff voucher......
18:30, 2019-05-24

IBM launches open ML dataset hub curated for the enterprise The IBM Data Asset eXchange provides free and open datasets for machine learning, with quality and licensing term checks that should make it simpler for businesses to use....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
18:45, 2019-05-21

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
15:45, 2019-07-17

Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with four more years as president. (June 18)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

Salesforce launches Einstein Analytics for Partners Salesforce introduced features to its partner relationship management product aimed at removing friction by "delivering intelligent insights" to partners.Read More...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Motorsport Network launches Motor1.com Latino Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to extend the global roll-out program of its premier digital automotive platform with the addition of an 11th edition of Motor1.com...
18:45, 2019-07-17

Swiggy Launches Daily App for Homestyle Meals Swiggy has launched Swiggy Daily app to give consumers access to a variety of simple homestyle meals prepared by home chefs, tiffin service providers and organised vendors....
17:45, 2019-06-03

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the US, here is how it works Samsung is not giving up on Bixby, on the contrary, the South Korean giant is spending more resources to make it more user-friendly and customizable. Many of Samsung's smartphones launched recently come with a dedicated Bixby key, which will now come in handy for those living in the United States.Th...
22:45, 2019-07-01

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-06

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
18:00, 2019-06-05

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the Yellow Sea today. The rocket carried five commercial sa......
18:15, 2019-06-05

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new Steam Chat mobile app is now available for free on both Android and iOS platforms via Google Play Stor...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-10

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
14:30, 2019-05-22

LG launches the G8S ThinQ, a more affordable version of its flagship LG has just announced its new G8S ThinQ smartphone will go on sale in select markets this month. Marketed as a more affordable version of its LG G8 ThinQ flagship, the G8S packs the same hardware and camera configuration of the former.It even utilizes the same Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor technology ...
07:15, 2019-07-02

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Google....
16:15, 2019-05-22

Love Island launches its own make-up range – here's where to get it LOVE Island fans can now get their hands on make-up products dedicated to the ITV2 show. Highlighter, bronzer and lipstick are among the merch available....
23:15, 2019-06-05

Razer launches its first lightweight Kraken headset Razer's new ultra-light headset could be your well-priced answer to a heavy head and sweaty ears. The wired Kraken X weighs in at just 250 grams, comes with 7.1 surround sound and costs $50. Other features include memory foam ear cushions, glasses-fr......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Amy McGrath launches 2020 bid to take down Mitch McConnell Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, ​announced her bid on Tuesday to take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election. ​McGrath, a 44-year-old mother of three, released a video blaming the divisiveness of politics on the Kentucky Republican, saying “I’m running...
16:30, 2019-07-09

NBC launches its free news streaming service True to its word, NBC has launched its free news streaming service. NBC News Now will air live programming between 3PM and 11PM Eastern through both the web as well as the NBC News apps on mobile devices as well as Apple TV, Fire TV and Roku. It'll......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Zynga launches Tiny Royale on Snapchat Zynga has launched Tiny Royale, a mini battle royale game, on Snapchat. It is Zynga's first game on the emerging platform for messaging games.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

With help from a big THE, Marc Jacobs launches eclectic line NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Jacobs has launched a new eclectic concept in apparel and accessories at more affordable prices than his namesake collections. The name: THE Marc Jacobs, a catch-all of sorts for brand collaborations, celebrity collaborations, archive pieces reimagined and whatever else the desi...
21:45, 2019-05-30

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Nations has agreed to begin investigating President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent war on drugs in the Philippines amid accusations of extrajudicial killings,...
14:45, 2019-07-12

TurboGrafx-16 Mini Launches In March With 50-ish Games You’ll be able to complete the trifecta of tiny 16-bit throwback systems on March 19, 2020, when Konami releases the TurboGrafx-16 Mini. It’ll include Dracula X, Bonk’s Revenge, Gradius and many more games, including many Japanese exclusives....
11:30, 2019-07-12

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
01:30, 2019-07-12

China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space program....
08:45, 2019-06-05

'Tales of Arise' launches on Xbox One and PS4 in 2020 First launched on the Super Famicom way back in 1995, Bandai Namco's Tales series is one of the longest-running RPG series in the history of gaming. At Microsoft's E3 keynote on Sunday, the company announced that the "dynamic action RPG" will receive......
01:15, 2019-06-10

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
10:15, 2019-06-09

IndiGo Launches New Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 1,999 According to the IndiGo statement, the new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options....
15:15, 2019-06-28

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs' - a step that activists said was long overdue....
16:00, 2019-07-11

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony IMX377 image sensor, enabling it to record 4K 60p ...
21:15, 2019-05-22

Warframe Players Love Their New Space Roombas Warframe is an online game all about cool cyborg-ninjas, acrobatics, and weird aliens. However, something new was added in a recent update: Space Roombas. These small little cleaning-bots have quickly become beloved by the community, with players spending in-game currency on them and figuring out wa...
19:00, 2019-05-25

How to free up space on a Mac computer that's running out of storage You can free up space on a Mac computer by simply deleting files or by using the computer's storage management tools to optimize the way you manage, organize, or remove your files. Once your Mac runs out of storage, it will begin to write files on the hard drive itself using virtual memory, which wi...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Cosmonauts take spacewalk outside International Space Station MOSCOW — Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station ventured into open space Wednesday to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost. Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin worked to retrieve several scientific experiments intended to study the impact of space fli...
20:45, 2019-05-30

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville produced toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. But a ...
17:30, 2019-05-26

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking......
20:15, 2019-06-13

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Space Ag...
03:15, 2019-06-05

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Lexus shows off images of its first-ever space jet concept Lexus debuts its first space jet concept in the next 'Men in Black' movie. Images and details of the spacecraft offer a peek into the company's future       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that often benefits from hands-on time. The big-box retailer has launched a fitness initiative that includes......
18:15, 2019-06-18

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
10:30, 2019-07-14

Lakers in desperate scramble to create more cap space The Lakers are trying to add their next piece. Los Angeles is scrambling to reshape the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade with the Pelicans and create $32 million-plus in salary cap space when the free agent moratorium ends on July 6, according to ESPN. The Lakers are shopping three of the remaining f...
18:00, 2019-06-19

Cover Your Entire Work Space in Mouse Pad For $8 $8 is less than you’d spend on a lot of basic, standard sized mouse pads. But today, that gets you a massive 2.5' x 1' model that can accommodate your keyboard as well. So luxurious! Just be sure to use promo code 2Q9N3UCB at checkout to get the deal....
02:00, 2019-05-22

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uniforms used by firefighters to protect them from th...
00:30, 2019-07-09

| Space odyssey for Wimbledon final coins Teenager Marni Johnson will flip the coin at the toss for the Wimbledon women's final as high as she can but not as high as it has already been - to space and back....
15:30, 2019-07-13

Lakers trading 3 to Wizards, clear cap space The Los Angeles Lakers' price tag for Anthony Davis got a little steeper on Thursday, with the tradeoff being that the team now has the flexibility to bring another max-contract star to play alongside him and LeBron James next season....
14:45, 2019-06-28

One Of EVE Online's Most Challenging Jobs Is Being A Space Trucker Cocky fighter pilots, brilliant fleet tacticians, devious political overlords, and bloodthirsty pirates are all science fiction tropes associated with the players of EVE Online. While each of these types can be found traveling between the stars, all of them would be crippled without an often forgott...
02:00, 2019-06-21

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
15:30, 2019-06-21

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are following suit and avoiding the area. The FAA order c...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Sources: Lakers ship 3 to Wiz, open max space The Lakers have agreed to send three players to the Wizards, sources tell ESPN. The move will allow Los Angeles to acquire Anthony Davis on July 6 while also leaving the team $32 million in salary-cap space....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis from a young age, research reveals. Even short spells could be harmful because bones and joints interact differently in zero gravity. Previous research showed that living in space leads to other changes in the human body affecting the immune syste...
22:30, 2019-05-23

Why employee experience, engagement software may be a hot space Customer experience has received all the attention, but employee experience may be another important software category. The problem? There are dozens of vendors coming at employee experience from different angles. You'll be stitching together apps for the foreseeable future....
00:45, 2019-06-24

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
22:45, 2019-05-21

'Observation' is a gripping space puzzler with an AI hero Many video games are set in space. Most cast you as a human super-soldier or plucky science-type trying to untangle a truly terrible situation. Not Observation. The latest game from No Code, the Scottish studio behind Stories Untold, makes you play a......
17:00, 2019-05-22

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
04:45, 2019-05-22

Check out the bizarre way water boils in space They say “a watched pot never boils,” but you’re not going to want to miss seeing water boil in one big bubble in microgravity.        ...
00:45, 2019-05-25

What happened when one twin went to space and the other stayed home? Astronaut twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly took part in a unique space travel experiment and it turns out that space changes your urine but not your faeces...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The second space race is underway. America is already losing it This year's 50th anniversary of America's victory in the space race is a good time to reflect on what we can do when we put forth our very best. It's hard to believe that it's been half a century since I stood on the beach with my parents and siblings, watching the Apollo 11 launch live only miles f...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Out of this world: the best space-inspired fashion – in pictures To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, boldy go where no one has gone before with our selection of the best garments featuring the sun, moon and stars Continue reading......
01:15, 2019-07-18

What’s the Most Realistic Movie About Space? Here’s What 8 Movies Got Right—and Wrong This year marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the historic mission during which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land and walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. There are few events in American history that epitomize the intrigue and allure of space exploration as much as A...
19:45, 2019-07-17

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
14:45, 2019-05-21

E-Commerce Turns the Tables on Restaurant Space As food delivery expands across major U.S. cities, a handful of startups are trying to use the latest e-commerce technology to liberate restaurants and grocery stores from pricey, street-facing retail space....
15:00, 2019-07-04

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
14:38, 2019-05-21

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
20:00, 2019-06-18

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course......
23:00, 2019-07-19

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat signed Tuesday eliminates an exemption in state law...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtually everything that we didn’t know about the service has now been unveiled, including the rele...
19:00, 2019-06-06

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday off the coast of Shandong province, marking the 30...
13:30, 2019-06-05

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
17:15, 2019-06-05

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
19:00, 2019-07-09

Vietnam launches first helicopter sightseeing flights over Halong Bay Cruising Halong Bay is one of the must-dos when visiting Vietnam. And the fun is getting elevated to new heights with Vietnam launching sightseeing helicopter tours of these amazing oceanic formations....
04:30, 2019-06-06

90 Day Fiancé's Jay Smith Launches GoFundMe as He Awaits Possible Deportation Jay Smith is not giving up on his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. The 90 Day Fiancé star has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser in an effort to hire an attorney who can help arrange......
02:30, 2019-07-06

Snapchat launches its first ever battle royale mobile game Snapchat mobile games are a recent thing that Snap introduced a few weeks ago, but if you're not familiar with the new feature, here is a quick rundown. Starting last month, Snapchat users can play together with their friends three mobile games directly within the app without having to install anyth...
22:45, 2019-06-05

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to freely comment on public profiles, said they’...
22:15, 2019-07-09

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:45, 2019-06-05

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
03:00, 2019-07-17

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening launches September 20 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is due out on Nintendo Switch in September, and you can watch the latest trailer for the adventure right here.Read More...
21:30, 2019-06-11

Hertz launches monthly car rental subscription starting at $999 Today, Hertz announced a new vehicle subscription service, Hertz My Car. For a monthly fee, users will have access to select sedans, crossovers, SUVs and trucks. The service follows on the heels of a similar, but more expensive, pilot program that En......
01:00, 2019-06-05

Vodafone launches 5G in Germany, challenges D.Telekom on price Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than the market leader that went live last week....
17:45, 2019-07-16

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company is releasing a scam ads reporting tool, with a spe...
12:15, 2019-07-16

New Jersey pizzeria launches missing pets initiative A New Jersey pizzeria wants to reunite people with their missing pets — and won’t ask them for any dough for the help. Angelo’s Pizza in Matawan announced they’re placing flyers of missing furry friends on pizza boxes in an attempt to reunite the pets with their owners. “Anyo...
00:15, 2019-07-18

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower has said.In 2018, Jack Poulson hit headlines afte...
17:30, 2019-07-13

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest next version of its iPhone software, iOS 13, will speed up phones, the company has claimed, saying apps will launch up to twice as fast.“Nothing is more ...
11:45, 2019-06-04

Tesla launches a pricey wireless charging pad for the Model 3 Tesla is expanding its range of phone accessories with an official in-car wireless phone charging pad for the Model 3. The charger is available today and is compatible with Qi-enabled phones including the iPhone 8 and above, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and......
13:45, 2019-06-04

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Callum says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. His new company will focus on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Airbnb launches $1,000+ per night luxury rental tier Airbnb is offering a luxury tier that starts at $1,000 per night. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:00, 2019-07-12

Hulu launches new live TV guide and reintroduces 4K streaming Hulu has launched a new Live Guide showing which live TV shows are available to watch on the streaming service right now and also what's coming up in the next two weeks....
15:30, 2019-07-12

KickSat-2 project launches 105 cracker-sized satellites Move over, Starlink. SpaceX’s global internet play might have caught the world’s attention with its 60-satellite launch last month, but little did we know that it had already been upstaged — at least in terms of sheer numbers. The KickSat-2 project put 105 tiny “femtosats” in...
03:45, 2019-06-05

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
15:15, 2019-07-12

Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI It has only been a few months since Samsung unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet -- a 12GB LPDDR4X package for premium devices -- but it's already following that up with a faster model of the same size. The Korean tech giant has started......
15:00, 2019-07-18

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:45, 2019-06-16

UEFA launches streaming service of archive footage European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday it is launching an Internet-based streaming service that will give people access to a 'gold mine' of archive footage....
15:15, 2019-06-13

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Udacity launches nontechnical AI product manager nanodegree Udacity is launching a nontechnical AI course for product managers to learn how to add AI to their products and use AI to identify opportunities.Read More...
02:45, 2019-06-19

JBL Launches Five Live Series Headphones in India, Starting at Rs. 2,499 JBL has launched its new Live series of headphones in India. The series comprises of five pair of headphones - JBL Live 400BT, Live 500BT, Live 650BTNC, Live 200BT, and Live 100....
10:30, 2019-06-13

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer base in the segment by the end of 2019....
19:30, 2019-06-19

Helium launches $51M-funded ‘LongFi’ IoT alternative to cellular With 200X the range of Wi-Fi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars and collect data from infrastructure sensors. The catch is that Helium̵...
20:45, 2019-06-12

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched the Radarsat Constellation Mission and the previously used first stage was expected to return to Vandenberg’s Land...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Ford launches testing of new self-driving fleet in Detroit Ford Motor Co's majority owned autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Argo AI, launched its new fleet of self-driving test vehicles - Ford Fusion Hybrid - in Detroit on Wednesday, expanding its presence to five U.S. cities....
16:30, 2019-06-12

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:30, 2019-06-18

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to......
11:30, 2019-06-18

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
20:00, 2019-06-17

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
19:30, 2019-06-16

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesion and resilience of the nation" with the service....
15:01, 2019-06-16

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination highlighted....
15:15, 2019-07-21

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 call centers in Fayette, Jessamine, Garrard and Lin...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national peace forum followed by simultaneous parliamentary ...
07:30, 2019-06-17

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet....
14:00, 2019-06-17

Usain Bolt launches his electric scooters in the UK – but you can't ride them Bolt Mobility, an electric scooter sharing company co-founded by sprinter and footballer Usain Bolt, has made its UK debut. There's only one problem: its scoooters aren't legal to ride in the country.The launch took place at Bolt's Tracks and Records restaurant in London, where guests...
15:00, 2019-06-20

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
14:15, 2019-06-12

Obsidian's 'The Outer Worlds' launches on October 25th You now have a date to mark on your calendar if you've been looking forward to Obsidian's The Outer Worlds since it was announced in late 2018. The Fallout-style open world title will be available on October 25th, 2019 -- it's not imminent, but it's......
22:45, 2019-06-09

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Read More...
12:30, 2019-07-01

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. The company has opened its Bixby Marketplace in the US and South Korea, where users can do......
19:45, 2019-07-01

HTC’s launches Vive Pro Eye in North America at a massive discount HTC today launched its latest and greatest virtual reality headset, the Vive Pro Eye, to the North American market. The new device features Tobii eye-tracking, which gives the headset two keen features: users can navigate menus just by looking at things, and foveated rendering. Navigating menus, sel...
07:30, 2019-06-07

Nestle launches paper packaging for snack bars Global food giant Nestle SA has developed new paper packaging for its YES! snack bars, a technology it hopes to scale up and extend to other confectionery products as it tries to make all its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025....
08:00, 2019-07-03

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for your diary? November. The technology giant will launch a......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Girlboss launches its first-ever social network, a ‘LinkedIn’ for women Not only is LinkedIn painfully boring, but it often feels like a sausage party filled with senior level white men. And research backs this up: in 2017, a study by LinkedIn revealed how sexist norms infiltrate the way men and women present themselves on LinkedIn. By analyzing over 141 million profile...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Google Stadia Founders Edition launches in November for $130 Google announced its Stadia Pro cloud gaming service will go live in 13 countries in Europe and the U.S. in November for a monthly fee of $10 a month.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Amazon launches partnership with Rite Aid for package pickup Amazon has steadily added options for customers to receive their packages including in car trunks, inside home garages and potentially by drone. On Thursday, Amazon added another alternative for US customers: Walk into a nearby retailer and pick up an Amazon package over the counter. The new option,...
03:45, 2019-06-28

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
09:15, 2019-06-10

6-year-old girl launches PB&J food pantry to help classmates This six-year-old has collected more than 1,000 jars of jam and peanut butter — to make sure her classmates never go hungry. Soon-to-be first grader Eva Chapman donated the 1,033 PB&J ingredients to nine schools, including her own Spruce Creek Elementary School in Port Orange, Fla., according to a r...
01:15, 2019-06-28

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating the political 501(c)(4) group. The announcement com...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new version of its industry-upsetting burger, which it says looks, tastes and cooks more like beef than the original Beyond Burger. The new “meatier”...
01:45, 2019-06-12

Daemon X Machina’s mech action launches September 13 Nintendo revealed today that Daemon X Machina would launch September 13 during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Treehouse stream today in Los Angeles.Read More...
21:30, 2019-06-11

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner to help increase its growth. While Xiaomi will han...
23:15, 2019-06-21

The Link's Awakening reboot launches September 20th The classic Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening first released in 1993 on the Game Boy and now there's a release date for its Switch remake: September 20th this year. In the game, Link is shipwrecked on Koholint Island -- not Hyrule for a change. The r......
18:30, 2019-06-11

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre.Dota Underlords is an...
05:15, 2019-06-22

Facebook launches PyTorch Hub for reproducing AI model results Facebook launched PyTorch Hub today for AI research reproducibility. PyTorch Hub publishes pretrained models by adding a file to a GitHub repository.Read More...
03:15, 2019-06-11

Samsung’s first G-Sync gaming monitor launches in July for $399 Add Samsung to the slew of companies with gaming-related announcements this week, in tandem with the industry’s annual E3 confab happening in Los Angeles. The South Korea-based electronics giant has unveiled a new 27-inch curved gaming monitor, the CRG5, which features a super-fast 240Hz refre...
02:45, 2019-06-11

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed service at no premium....
03:15, 2019-07-04

CBOE Livevol Launches New Data Shop Website CHICAGO , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, which offers clients a full suite of uniquely customizable market data sets......
07:15, 2019-05-22

Audi launches Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with 362bhp Audi Q5 55 TFSI e Quattro Electrified variant of SUV to go on sale in June with 26-mile electric-only range and prices starting from around £55,000 The new plug-in hybrid version of the Audi Q5 SUV will go on sale in the UK at the start of June, priced from around £55,000. Audi says the model, wh...
20:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Launches iPhone Application and Facebook Fan Page CHICAGO, January 13, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced two new initiatives in the social media space - "CBOE Mobile," its iPhone application, and a Facebook fan page. In response to increasing traffic from iPhone users to CBOE's website, CBOE recently launched its CBOE Mo...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Bats Launches New Benchmark Indices for Ten European Markets LONDON – 4 April 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced the launch of new benchmark indices for ten additional European markets. Bats now offers real-time, high-quality and low-cost alternatives to those provided ...
03:30, 2019-05-22

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satellites will be operational in an orbit 500 km from the surface of the earth. As Space.com noted, this i...
10:45, 2019-05-24

'CBOE Options Institute at SGX’ Launches in Singapore December 9 CHICAGO, IL and SINGAPORE -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today launched the first international extension of the world-renowned CBOE Options Institute at Singapore Exchange (SGX) in a ceremony attended by CBOE Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly and SG...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Evo Morales launches bid for re-election to fourth term in Bolivia Before a massive rally of more than one million people, the leftist leader asked for "five more years [of leadership] to guarantee this liberation for life."...
14:32, 2019-05-21

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Caster Semenya launches second appeal against testosterone ruling Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competition....
01:15, 2019-05-30

Cboe Launches New Volatility Product Microsite for ETP Investors CHICAGO – January 2, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, has launched a new microsite designed to educate and inform investors about exchange-traded volatility products (ETPs). The site is available at cboe.com/vo...
02:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection company, that measure the performance of hedge funds tha...
13:45, 2019-05-22

Dell Launches New XPS 13 2-in-1 With 10th Gen Intel Core Processors New Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 and XPS 15 price in the US start at $999.99 (roughly Rs. 69,600), while the Inspiron 13 5000 and Inspiron 15 7000 start at $579.99 (roughly Rs. 40,400)....
13:15, 2019-05-28

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
17:00, 2019-05-29

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
20:30, 2019-05-24

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
06:30, 2019-05-23

Canadiens free up more cap space: trade Deslauriers to Ducks ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have acquired checking-line forward Nicolas Deslauriers in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal got a 2020 fourth-round draft pick and freed up $950,000 under the salary cap in completing their second trade Sunday. The Canadiens earlier traded center...
01:45, 2019-07-01

The Greatest Leap, part 2: The 50/50 bet that won the Space Race for America Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. By the summer of 1968, a sense of deep unease had engulfed the American republic. Early in the year, the Tet Offensive smashed any lingering illusions of a quick victory in the increasingl...
04:00, 2019-07-18

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Biotech ETFs are breaking out—here are 3 ways to play the space Pfizer's deal to buy Array BioPharma for $10.6 billion has ignited biotech stocks. There are ways to get in on the rally using exchange-traded funds....
22:15, 2019-06-17

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
19:30, 2019-06-07

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
03:45, 2019-06-03

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn’t a mystery where this particular piece of s...
09:45, 2019-07-19

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division would bolster......
08:15, 2019-07-15

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission ...
05:15, 2019-06-18

USPS Old Chelsea Station may offer apartment space soon The US Postal Service has hired a JLL team led by Brock Emmetsberger that includes Jeanne Davis and Danny Mankovsky, who will market the rooftop space to a developer....
23:45, 2019-06-27

Nets free up a little more cap space with Hollis-Jefferson decision The Nets are letting Rondae Hollis-Jefferson into unrestricted free agency. Brooklyn declined to make a $3.96 qualifying offer to the 24-year old forward, according to ESPN.com. Doing so would have kept Hollis-Jefferson in restricted free agency, allowing the Nets to match any offer sheet he signed....
23:15, 2019-06-17

Observation review – you are the AI in this unsettling space-station thriller PlayStation 4, PC; No Code/Devolver DigitalMaking the player the mainframe in this 2001-inspired sci-fi aboard a space station gone wrong is inspired A spacestation adrift. A lone crewmember in peril. A mission that’s not what it seemed to be. Observation’s setup is familiar from plenty of sciencefi...
17:30, 2019-05-22

Sailing Among the Stars: How Photons Could Revolutionise Space Flight A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."...
12:15, 2019-06-20

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobot driven b......
15:15, 2019-06-02

Martin Parr's Soviet space dog collection – in pictures “From the first moment I saw a piece of space dog ephemera I was hooked,” says the photographer and avid collector Martin Parr in the foreword to a new book featuring his canine-themed Soviet memorabilia. In the 1950s, before man was sent into space, the USSR dispatched dogs up there (first a stray ...
19:15, 2019-06-01

Brad Pitt Heads to Space in First Trailer for Ad Astra Fox has released the first trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi film Ad Astra, which has been directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z). Ad Astra will release September 20....
21:45, 2019-06-05

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a rottin...
11:00, 2019-06-21

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space exploration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing....
06:30, 2019-07-13

Cosmetics brand doubling size of downtown space Skincare products maker Korres USA is putting on a happy face at 80 Maiden Lane. The Greek brand, which specializes in all-natural cosmetics, is upsizing from 4,500 square feet in the tower to 10,000 square feet. The asking rent was $58 a square foot. The new lease was revealed by Cressa Advisors’ T...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Leafs deal Marleau to Hurricanes, free cap space The Maple Leafs have freed up cap space by trading Patrick Marleau and draft picks to the Hurricanes. Carolina is expected to buy out the last year of his contract....
22:00, 2019-06-22

IKEA teams up with Ori on robotic furniture to help you save space IKEA has teamed up with U.S startup Ori for the development of a robotic piece of furniture aimed at helping people make more efficient use of tiny living spaces....
23:30, 2019-06-04

India plans to launch space station by 2030 India's broadening spaceflight ambitions now include a longer-term presence in Earth's orbit. Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan (above) recently revealed plans to launch a space station around 2030. It will be a relatively small stat......
07:00, 2019-06-17

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
15:15, 2019-07-09

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space Coast from Arlington, Va....
00:30, 2019-06-20

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
08:45, 2019-07-09

India's space startups ignite investor interest From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race....
09:00, 2019-06-23

Apple previews its 'Peanuts' series 'Snoopy in Space' Apple isn't just using the Apollo 11 anniversary to hype up its live action shows. The tech giant has offered an early look at its Apple TV+ Peanuts cartoons with a short trailer for "Snoopy in Space." The clip underscores Snoopy's usual hijinks (m......
06:00, 2019-07-18

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
17:15, 2019-06-15

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space tourism, the agency announced on Friday.The change ...
20:15, 2019-06-07

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Russians Mock Elon Musk, Send Toy Car Into Space Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was actually just a toy....
11:30, 2019-06-15

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
15:45, 2019-07-04

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
21:30, 2019-07-18

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouTube a......
19:00, 2019-06-19

Woman Fatally Stabbed In Dispute Over Parking Space PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a woman fatally stabbed another woman in a dispute over a parking spot in Philadelphia. The attack happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the two women were arguing over the parking space when one stabbed the other twice in the chest. The 27-year-old vi...
15:00, 2019-06-12

WeWork leases space for its headquarters on Sixth Avenue WeWork has leased another space — but this time it is for its own HQ. The co-working behemoth is moving to 212,387 square feet at 630 Sixth Ave. along Ladies’ Mile between West 18th and 19th streets. Now known as the We Company, it is right around the corner at 115 W. 18th St. in......
07:45, 2019-05-29

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
19:30, 2019-07-08

Sketchy $85M ‘trip to space’ apartment yanked from market New York’s most expensive — and phoniest — apartment is history. Listed for $85 million, the penthouse of the Atelier at 635 West 42nd Street had commanded an impressive position on Manhattan’s residential market since 2013. But last week, the New York Post once again exposed the listing for what it...
21:45, 2019-06-12

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory’s $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory wil...
10:15, 2019-06-12

The European Space Agency just updated its massive galaxy map Back in early 2018, the European Space Agency released the second phase of Milky Way mapping data collected by the agency’s Gaia satellite. With a variety of tools that allow scientists and even casual space fans to browse an immense amount of data, it was a very big deal in for both professio...
07:30, 2019-07-18

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
04:30, 2019-06-24

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sex abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light. The toxic legacy of child abuse gets minimal attenti...
08:15, 2019-07-17

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million viewers – about one-fifth of humanity in 1969 – from ...
05:30, 2019-07-20

Shooting Rich People Into Space Isn't the Final Frontier British billionaire Richard Branson’s dream of shooting people into space may echo Apollo 11’s epic moon landing 50 years ago this month, but for investors it could end up looking more like the Apollo 13 fiasco....
21:30, 2019-07-10

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
22:00, 2019-07-07

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote operation of autonomous and robotic systems in space....
09:45, 2019-07-10

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Are Russian space satellites failing? It’s now harder to find out Enlarge / Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin before Russian-Chinese talks at the Moscow Kremlin in June. (credit: Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images) One of the key themes of HBO's new Chernobyl miniseries is the Soviet Union's control of information. As the television series shows, the state's warpi...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-based company that simply moves people around on E...
00:15, 2019-07-10

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
22:15, 2019-06-18

NATO looks to outer space as modern warfare evolves Since its founding 70 years ago, NATO has primarily focused on the threat posed by conventional warfare. But these days, conflicts are also fought in cyberspace. Could outer space be next?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an insider termed a “fierce” competition among major bro...
17:45, 2019-05-21

July 8, 2011: That time Ars saw the last ever Space Shuttle launch The shuttle went to orbit more quickly than our autofocus could follow MERRITT ISLAND, Florida—The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy describes space as "really big." Kennedy Space Center (KSC) might be peanuts compared to space but, for human-sized visitors, it's pretty big. Located on Florida's ...
00:45, 2019-07-09

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
19:00, 2019-06-20

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t escape the notice of humanity’s ever-growing satel...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, "Disappointed" Over US Space Exploration When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11......
04:30, 2019-07-20

This thread about peeing in space is the best thing on Twitter today It’s not often I’m glued to my screen while someone talks about the intricacies of urination. Twitter, for all its problems, sometimes delivers a thread too good to pass up. These tales, often spun as threads, offer genuine insight into the human experience: the play-by-play of a breakup by a curiou...
02:45, 2019-07-20

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
23:45, 2019-05-30

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort of the opposite. The Tiangong-2 space station is coming back down to Earth, and it’s going to do so in pieces. The China Manned Space Engineerin...
00:15, 2019-07-20

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
02:00, 2019-07-14

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Outer Wilds makes an art form out of “Oh fuck, I’m going to die in space” Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
16:45, 2019-06-07

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station NASA is planning to allow private astronauts to fly to the International Space Station, as well as open up the orbiting laboratory to more commercial interests, including filming advertisements in an......
17:45, 2019-06-07

First-ever Lexus space jet idea has specs you've never heard of, until now Lexus is really taking transportation concepts to new heights with its latest announcement: A spacecraft designed for the 'Men in Black' franchise.       ...
15:30, 2019-06-14

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retreat....
10:30, 2019-06-07

Cyberwarfare in space: Satellites at risk of hacker attacks Old IT systems, supply chain vulnerabilities and other technological issues leave military satellite communications open to disruption and tampering with potentially chaotic consequences, says research paper....
05:30, 2019-07-03

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of astronomy depends on the detection and analysis of light – scientists study the light scattered, absorbed and re-emitted in clouds of gas and dust...
03:15, 2019-07-03

Ricoh Imaging launches HD-Pentax DA Fisheye 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED lens Ricoh Imaging might not have a shiny new mirrorless camera range to focus on like many of its rivals, but that's allowed it to finesse its existing, much-loved lines, from its Pentax-branded DSLRs through to its GR-series compact cameras. And now it's sought to better an older fisheye...
21:45, 2019-07-09

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
06:30, 2019-05-26

New Zealand launches post-mosque attack gun buyback scheme The government hopes the gun buyback scheme will rid society of the rapid-fire type used in the white supremacist attack on two Christchurch mosques. A firearms spokeswoman says owners feel "ripped off."...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum launches independent design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New Warwick-based company comprises 18 experts and will undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling depa...
09:30, 2019-07-17

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
17:15, 2019-07-09

Mozilla launches new desktop password manager, Firefox Lockwise Mozilla has released a free password manager, Firefox Lockwise, to make it easier to manage your website logins. The launch follows the release of Lockbox – a similar tool for mobile devicesLockwise isn't yet built into Firefox; instead it's downloadable as a browser extension. Once...
17:30, 2019-06-04

NYPD launches manhunt for missing homicide detective Joe Calabrese The NYPD has launched a massive manhunt for a veteran homicide detective who’s gone missing, sources told The Post on Thursday. Joe Calabrese, 58, who was assigned to the Brooklyn South homicide squad, was last heard from around 2 a.m., sources said. “He didn’t report to work. He h...
22:30, 2019-06-06

Amazon's The Drop Launches Its First Made-to-Order Collection—For 30 Hours Only Amazon already sells pretty much all the clothes you need, but now, they’re selling clothes you didn’t even know you needed, because they didn’t previously exist. The retail giant’s new fashion endeavor, The Drop, just, uh, dropped its ever collection of relatively affordable streetwear in collabora...
23:00, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
01:45, 2019-06-21

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
05:15, 2019-07-12

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
07:45, 2019-06-06

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican Party....
22:15, 2019-07-16

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
18:30, 2019-05-29

Google launches Android Q Beta 4 with final APIs and official SDK Google today launched Android Q Beta 4 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
23:00, 2019-07-17

The Morning After: Google's streaming game service launches in November Google's game-streaming service has a price. And a (loose) release date. Ahead of established gaming companies' own big reveals -- our team is headed to LA for E3 2019 today -- Stadia already has a potent lineup of established games. The big question......
14:15, 2019-06-07

Verizon launches advanced messaging solution for Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Verizon is the newest name that joins the list of US carriers supporting Google's unified advanced messaging solution known as RCS (Rich Communication Services). For the time being, just two phones will be compatible with RCS – Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, but Verizon says that additional phones will ...
15:30, 2019-06-07

Jordan Peterson launches anti-censorship site Thinkspot Rightwing academic enlists failed Ukip MEP candidate Carl Benjamin to test subscription-only platformJordan Peterson, the controversial academic, has launched a new anti-censorship website that will only take down offensive content if specifically ordered to by a US court.The psychology professor fr...
17:45, 2019-06-13

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 5G is a big phone that is packed to the gills, jus...
20:45, 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Fit launches in the US at last with reasonable price and robust features Unveiled alongside the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup way back in February, the low-cost Samsung Galaxy Fit is only now going on sale stateside. This is aimed directly against the Fitbit Inspire HR at a recommended price of $99.99, and Samsung is probably hoping the activity tr...
20:45, 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
17:00, 2019-06-23

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read More...
17:15, 2019-07-09

Huawei launches new Honor phones, doesn't mention Android Huawei launched its new Honor 20 series smartphones in London on Tuesday in a presentation that emphasized the Chinese company's technology but made no reference of a possible rupture with Google....
20:30, 2019-05-21

Robert Downey Jr. launches a coalition to clean up the earth using AI and robots Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man may have met his end in the Marvel cinematic universe, but the movie star wants to keep doing things that one might associate with his on-screen persona, genius billionaire Tony Stark. The actor announced that he’s launching a collaborative effort to clean up the earth b...
12:30, 2019-06-06

Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
06:45, 2019-06-19

Amazon Launches AI-Powered StyleSnap Fashion Search Feature Amazon has introduced StyleSnap, a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
10:45, 2019-06-06

SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
06:15, 2019-05-24

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
10:45, 2019-06-06

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites blasted off from Cape Canave...
08:15, 2019-05-24

Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999 Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Rihanna Launches Her Fenty Fashion Brand With Paris Pop-Up Store (PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name, comprises ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, a...
08:45, 2019-05-23

Huawei Y9 Prime (2019) launches in the UAE with an auto pop-up selfie camera Huawei has launched the Y9 Prime (2019) in the UAE and comes with an "Ultra-view" display that it free of any notches and punch holes. This is accomplished by adding an "auto pop-up" selfie camera that looks very much like the one seen on the OnePlus 7 Pro recently.However, the Huawei Y9 Prime is mo...
11:30, 2019-05-28

SteelSeries launches mechanical gaming keyboards with adjustable actuation SteelSeries has announced the Apex Pro and Apex Pro TKL, its customizable mechanical gaming keyboards with fully adjustable actuation switches.Read More...
01:45, 2019-05-29

Chainlink launches Mainnet to get data in and out of Ethereum smart contracts Smart contracts promise to take execution of processes and agreements to the Ethereum global computer. There's just one problem: Smart contracts can't talk to the rest of the world. Chainlink wants to solve this, starting today....
05:01, 2019-05-31

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
23:00, 2019-07-08

China launches investigation into FedEx after Huawei packages diverted Four packages containing paperwork sent out by Huawei were found to have been diverted to FedEx headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, instead of being delivered to Huawei offices in Asia....
23:30, 2019-06-01

Krispy Kreme launches doughnut delivery service in 15 states Krispy Kreme just launched online ordering and delivery in 15 states. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-03

China launches anti-dumping investigation on some rubber products China's Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday it is launching an anti-dumping investigation on some rubber products from the United States, South Korea and the European Union....
12:00, 2019-06-19

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
03:30, 2019-07-15

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
20:15, 2019-07-11

Fashion Nova launches bikini that makes you look like you've got intimate piercings FASHION Nova is selling a bikini with naughty piercing details. Instagram babes Sierra Skye and Rachel Ward are among those to try the swimwear style....
16:00, 2019-06-03

ICE: Mass raids targeting undocumented families launches Sunday NBC NEWS – Immigration authorities are planning a massive roundup Sunday of undocumented families that have received deportation orders, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The raids will take place in several cities across the country and could target up to 2,000 immigrants fa...
01:00, 2019-06-22

NBC News Now, a free streaming service, launches Monday through Friday NBC News Now, a free entry in the increasingly crowded video streaming news sector, formally launches Wednesday afternoon with eight regular hours of programming weekday afternoons and evenings. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim announced the streaming venture at the South by Southwest Festival in A...
04:15, 2019-05-30

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that could potentially shake up the world’s banking sys...
11:45, 2019-06-18

Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC Less than a month after it was announced and just a week after being properly revealed, Dota Underlords is available for play. Valve's take on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, is a turn-based strategic battle game where players try to dominat......
11:30, 2019-06-21

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
21:00, 2019-06-21

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
04:15, 2019-06-01

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants....
04:15, 2019-07-15

New Zealand launches investigation into Maori babies taken into state care New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
12:15, 2019-06-19

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
00:45, 2019-05-30

LAPD launches internal probe over Nipsey Hussle death The Los Angeles police department has launched an internal affairs investigation into the actions of officers over the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle....
00:45, 2019-07-03

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
11:00, 2019-06-21

Saudi-led alliance launches airstrikes on Yemen's rebel capital Rebel military camps belonging to the Iran-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted by an aerial bombardment. The operation follows last week's attempts by the United Nations to restart stalled peace talks....
14:30, 2019-07-20

Families hide as U.S. launches small scale immigration raids Immigrants and their advocates were on standby for mass arrests, but by early evening there were reports of only a few low-profile operations in cities including New York, Denver and Miami....
05:45, 2019-07-15

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
07:00, 2019-07-11

Trump launches campaign machine with massive war chest, despite polling lag When President Trump speaks in front of some 20,000 people Tuesday night at a jam-packed arena in Orlando, he’ll formally kick off his 2020 re-election campaign....
18:30, 2019-06-18

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreement....
04:45, 2019-07-19

Facebook launches new Avatar feature for News Feed and Messenger Facebook is desperately trying to keep up with the competition by launching alternatives to some of the nifty features that other social network giants offer to their users. Facebook Avatar is such a feature that wants to compete with Snapchat's Bitmoji selfie stickers, so if you're using the latter...
13:01, 2019-06-04

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
02:45, 2019-06-04

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Paul Arnhold’s glass line launches on Moda Operandi Paul Arnhold’s candy-colored handblown glass pieces have been a cult hit for years — beloved by everyone from his friend Martha Stewart (she has a purple bowl) to Moda Operandi’s Lauren Santo Domingo. Now, they’re available for the masses on Santo Domingo’s site (as well as his own). Arnhold — who b...
17:15, 2019-05-22

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
07:15, 2019-05-22

Samsung just told us when the Galaxy Note 10 launches and teased its big redesign It was only a few days ago that a report said Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 launch preparations were underway, with the company expected to hold its second annual Unpacked event in New York, on August 7th. That rumor made plenty of sense considering Samsung’s track record with the Note series...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launches early — here are our first impressions Niantic‘s latest AR-based walking-encouragement app, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, launched unexpectedly today. It was supposed to roll out Friday, but hey, we’re not complaining. Here’s what we thought after the first few hours using the app. I discovered the app was live during a routine trip to ge...
09:15, 2019-06-21

Dell Launches 'World's Smallest 14-Inch 2-in-1' Laptop in India Dell has launched its Latitude 7400 2-in-1 laptop in the Indian market. The Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 price in India will start at Rs. 1,35,000 (excluding taxes)....
02:45, 2019-06-08

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
08:15, 2019-06-17

DataStax soft launches Constellation for managing cloud deployments Like two performers working in tandem, DataStax’s global head of engineering Chelsea Navo wowed the audience as she spun up three data centers across the world before deliberately knocking one offline live on stage during the opening keynote. As the stream of transactions from the multi-...
11:15, 2019-05-29

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
15:15, 2019-05-22

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate launches with PC and console games For $15, subscribers get Xbox Game Pass for console, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold. Of course, my Xbox Live Gold just renewed for $60!Read More...
04:15, 2019-06-10

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only company looking to offer buyers game streaming products, and Microsoft took the stage on Sunday at E3 to...
17:00, 2019-06-10

Airbus launches new A321XLR jet and wins Air Lease Corp orders Airbus launched its A321XLR jet and announced orders for the new model, as the European planemaker aims to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Review: ‘Observation’ Is a Space Station Thriller With One Clever Twist A camera films Dr. Emma Fisher, an astronaut aboard what seems to be an otherwise empty International Space Station, as she floats through the facility’s tangled modules just after some horrible accident. The situation looks bleak: the rest of the crew is missing, and the ISS is no longer in E...
18:15, 2019-05-21