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Databarracks sponsors world record attempt for the first woman to successfully...

Disaster recovery service provider Databarracks has today announced sponsorship of Lia Ditton’s attempt to be the first woman to successfully row the North Pacific...

Pluto scientists are mad as hell and they’re not going to...

Enlarge / Just one of ... 110 planets in the Solar System? (credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI) It's no secret that Alan Stern and other scientists...

GM, Lyft could deploy “thousands” of autonomous Bolts in 2018

An array of Bolt EVs (credit: Martin Klimek for Chevrolet) On Friday afternoon, Reuters reported that two sources familiar with GM’s plans said the automaker...

YouTube killing its most annoying ad format: The 30-second unskippable

(credit: Flickr: Rego Korosi ) If you watch any amount of videos on YouTube, you're probably accustomed to waiting five seconds before hitting...

A bolder, risk-taking NASA? Agency looking at Orion crew launch in...

NASA's Orion spacecraft may first carry crew into space in 2019 under a new plan NASA is considering. (credit: NASA) When presidential transition...

Intel will release 8th-gen Coffee Lake chips this year—still at 14nm

Enlarge Intel's eighth-generation Core CPUs, codenamed Coffee Lake, will launch in the second half of 2017—far earlier than the 2018 launch period...

French nuclear plant fire comes amid industry turmoil

Enlarge / A photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows nuclear reactor number 1 ("Flamanville 1") of the Flamanville nuclear plant after an explosion...

HUBER+SUHNER and ENGIE INEO sign framework agreement for modernisation of TGV...

Over the next three years, HUBER+SUHNER will deliver complete connectivity solutions for 140 TGV trains of SNCF and thus support the world’s first broadband...

Super Mario Run hits 78 million downloads—but only five percent buy...

Enlarge (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images) Nintendo's Super Mario Run, the portly plumber's first official outing on mobile devices, has been downloaded over 78...

Star Wars: Red Cup is the working title for the Han...

Enlarge (credit: Lucasfilm) Titles for Star Wars movies must be like buses; you wait ages for one and then they come along in...

Razer buys smartphone manufacturer Nextbit, shuts down sales

The Nextbit Robin. Remember Nextbit? The startup smartphone manufacturer that released the quirky Nextbit Robin a year ago? The company was just aquired...