WMO: 2015 to be hottest on record

'We have a choice. Future generations will not,' says head of World Meteorological Organization By Fatih Erel GENEVA - The average global temperature in 2015 is set...

Apple’s iOS 9 quickly adopted, hacked

Latest mobile operating system on pace to be most downloaded release in company history rocked by hacking scandalBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – Apple...

UPDATE – Canada, Japan block strong greenhouse gas targets at G7 summit

G7 agrees to full ban on fossil fuels by 2100CLARIFIES THAT LEADERS AGREED TO TOTAL BAN BY 2100By Barry EllsworthTRENTON, Ont. – Canada and Japan on...
2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

2015 physics Nobel Prize shared

Two scientists, Japanese Kajita and Canadian McDonald, share Nobel prize for work on neutrinos STOCKHOLM - The 2015 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to Takaaki Kajita from Japan and Arthur McDonald from Canada...

Launch of Turkey´s 6th communications satellite in June

TURKSAT 4B communications satellite will be launched on June 30 in Kazakhstan. ANKARA  – Turkey´s sixth communications satellite will be launched in space on June 30, Turkey's only communications satellite operator announced Monday. "TURKSAT plans...

Solar wind may have swept away warm martian atmosphere

New research hints at an ancient atmosphere supportive of life on MarsBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – NASA researchers announced Thursday that new evidence...

US tech giants tell Obama to reject police snooping

Open letter by Apple, Google, Facebook ask White House to reject proposals requiring encryption weaknesses for authorities SAN FRANCISCO – Several technology giants have sent...

EU files antitrust charges against Google, probes Android

Google accused of artificially favoring its own shopping service and has 10 weeks to respond to charges. BRUSSELS (AA) - The European Union accused Google...

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile

Agni-I missile is capable of hitting targets at distances of 700 kilometersNEW DELHI - India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I missile...

Evacuations continue around Indonesian volcano

Currents of fast-moving hot gas, rock flowing from Mount Sinabung, ash spewing around 500m into the sky. By Ainur Romah JAKARTA, Indonesia - Villagers in the...

China launches remote sensing satellite

Satellite will be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates, disaster relief BEIJING - China has launched a remote sensing satellite named Yaogan-29 from...

Security experts slam FBI requests to bypass encryption

Allowing government access to texts, digital communications would leave millions vulnerable to hackers, according to reportBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – Requiring open government...

Japanese company buys Dell Services firm

Deal helps Dell trim debt before $60B purchase of EMC By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Computer builder Dell announced Monday that it would...

Intel to buy Altera for $16.7 billion

Enormous deal for chipmaker follows series of semiconductor buyouts By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Semiconductor chipmaking giant Intel announced Monday that it was acquiring chip...

White House launches ‘moonshot’ to end cancer

Obama to fund new initiative with nearly $1 billionBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO - The White House on Monday announced a nearly $1...

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