BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced plans to release a next-generation smartphone based on its own technology instead of U.S. components, stepping up efforts to compete directly with Western industry leaders.
Sky News is to broadcast the first live TV news bulletins from under the sea to draw attention to the plight of the world's oceans. The dives, announced on the second anniversary of the Sky Ocean Rescue campaign, will take place around Aldabra, one of the world's largest and most remote coral
BREMEVERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — A ship carrying submarines that will take scientists to the unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean is preparing to set sail from Germany for the start of a three-year mission to explore one of the world's last great frontiers.
Humankind is poised to make its next giant leap: into the deep ocean. The deep ocean - beneath 200m (656ft) - is the beating heart of our planet and its largest and most vital ecosystem, yet we don't fully understand how it functions or how healthy it is. Less than 5% of the ocean is comprehensively
Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.
The rainwater collection system is broken at the environmental research station on a remote, rocky Pacific island off the California coast. So is a crane used to hoist small boats in and out of the water. A two-year supply of diesel fuel for the power generators is almost gone.
The ability of drones to interfere with airliners — and inconvenience their passengers — has now been demonstrated on two continents, and the problem is likely to get worse as the number of small, unmanned devices multiply.Law enforcement authorities are trying to figure out who flew a drone so high
The ability of drones to interfere with airliners — and inconvenience their passengers — has now been demonstrated on two continents, and the problem is likely to get worse as the number of small, unmanned devices multiply.
Heathrow Airport is trialling new technology that could dramatically cut travel delays caused by low visibility on runways.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men have been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation in hopes of sending police to the scene or forcing building evacuations.
A common gum disease bug plays a "central role" in the development of Alzheimer's, scientists claim. The new evidence that infectious bacteria drive Alzheimer's progression could potentially transform current thinking about how the disease should be tackled. Porphyromonas gingivalis
Buried in the settings – right between the option to make your phone talk to your car and the page that will tell you how much space you're using – are a range of features that could be the difference between being able to use an iPhone and not. Clicking that option means being introduced to a whole
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronomers managed to capture the moment of an impact during this week's eclipsed moon.Spanish astrophysicist Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Huelva said Wednesday it appears a rock from a comet slammed into the moon during the total lunar eclipse late Sunday and early
Environmentalists and nuclear watchdog groups raised dozens of objections Wednesday to an application filed by a New Jersey-based company seeking to build a multibillion-dollar facility in southeastern New Mexico to temporarily store spent nuclear fuel from commercial reactors around the United States
The federal and Northwest Territories governments are investing $1.2 million into preliminary work for a proposed expansion of the Taltson Hydroelectricity Expansion Project. The expansion is, "for our government, a very big priority," said LeBlanc. The proposed expansion project would more
TORONTO — Shopify Inc. is branching out beyond its e-commerce roots to launch a TV and film content development and production house, but the company says it isn't gearing up to become a competitor to heavyweights like Netflix or the CBC or a branded content creator.The Ottawa-based tech giant revealed
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is cutting about 800 jobs, or 7 percent of its media and advertising employees, as it reorganizes the troubled division.
Amid outcry from her fans, Lady Gaga was caught between her ethics and her art. Earlier this month, her 2013 single "Do What U Want (With My Body)" was back under scrutiny as viewers considered a new documentary series outlining sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly, the R&B singer
Google will challenge a multi-million pound fine from the French privacy regulator for failing to tell customers how it was using their data.
Alice Ndlovu had done it a million times before. Ms. Ndlovu, a teacher who asked that a pseudonym be used for fear of government reprisal, desperately needed that cash, which her son sent her from Britain to cover the cost of her diabetes medications. Amid widespread protests across the country over
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A fleet of high-tech robots has deployed at a northern Virginia university for the noble purpose of delivering pizza, doughnuts and coffee on demand to students.
In a story Jan. 3 about using smartphones to detect depression, The Associated Press misstated the title of Menachem Fromer. He is a mental health researcher at Verily, not the company's mental health leader.A corrected version of the story is below:Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor