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Asian Winter Games begin in Japan

It would mean the International Olympic Committee would return to a city in Asia for a third straight time following Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 and Beijin...


NY solar grows 795% in five years (with charts)

This growth brings the state closer to Governor Cuomo's standard for 50% of electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2030. "The Bouldercombe solar ...


Azure now available from Korean datacenters — Microsoft's expansion spree

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the kind of IT infrastructure India has built and the artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that are now available enable t...


Samsung reportedly planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

Since then, Samsung has attempted to move on from the debacle ahead of the launch of 2017's flagships, promising users steps would be taken to ensure it never...


Russian Federation overtakes Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil

Upon this comment from OPEC seeking higher compliance, we got a few institutions raising their Crude Oil Forecasts with Citi raising their forecast by $55/bar...


Internet Company Snap Is Now Selling Its Spectacles on the Internet

Of course, the glasses will no longer be available in physical stores nor will be available to be purchase through Amazon, the glasses acquisition becomes avail...


Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Possible In Next Two Years, Harvard University Scientists Say

Church and his team hope to splice specific mammoth genes that are responsible for traits like small ears, long hair and blood adapted to cold weather, and blen...


'Last Week Tonight' Remixes Russian Propaganda Song to Educate Donald Trump

Having gone in last week on Trump and America, Oliver re-aims to the other big political power in the news this week. "Don't do it." To Oliver, this made the ...


Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Use AI To Stop Terrorist Recruiters

It's a broad and ambitious mission. "Across the world there are people left behind by globalisation, and movements for withdrawing from global connection", Zu...


Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from historic launch pad

This landing marks the company's eighth total landing and third back on solid ground. Not as catchy as the original, perhaps, but certainly fitting for Space...


'Logan' Director James Mangold Wants to Make an X-23 Spinoff

A lot of F-bombs and there are a lot of claws-in-brains violence lubricate the gears that turn to serve both masters. "It's a journey we've been on before, bu...


Indians die every minute due to air pollution

With rising air pollution levels and deadly health risks, leading cities have developed clean air programs using the air quality index. "This study adds an ...


DHS secretary: Trump administration considering 'more streamlined' version of travel ban

The U.S. will also tighten rules on who is allowed into the U.S. under amnesty. The guidelines direct homeland security department personnel to use their disc...


The Internet Has a Lot of Feelings About Monopoly Killing the Thimble

Monopoly champion Richard Marinaccio, got tossed. Hasbro kicked off 2017 with a large-scale initiative that allowed fans of its Monopoly line of board games...


Spain's Princess Cristina cleared of corruption charges

Spain's Princess Cristina was found not guilty in a tax fraud case Friday, while her husband was convicted and sentenced to more than six years in prison. In on...


With 103 Satellites, ISRO's PSLV C-37 Mission Will Create History

C37 will carry the 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation along with 103 co-passenger satellites. That said, packing a rocket with a large n...


Apple tops Fortune's most admired companies list

This honor comes on the heels of the company's 2016 financial performance results reporting record total revenue, $28.2 billion, and total assets, $250.4 bill...


MI sports doctor ordered to stand trial

She said Nassar later denied it. The woman testified at February 17's hearing, which was held to determine if there's substantial evidence to warrant trying N...


Solange Knowles angry Beyonce's album was overlooked at Grammys

And Solange's obvious frustration was given further credence by Adele during her acceptance speech for the Album of the Year gong, when she admitted she thoug...


New national security adviser turns down Trump

They said an early test for Harward would have been restoring the primacy of the National Security Council (NSC), the traditional interagency forum for foreig...


Michael Owen reveals what is different about Man United

Saint-Etienne captain Loic Perrin was allowed to play on despite appearing to be left dazed following a clash of heads with his United counterpart Chris Smallin...


Would you pay $16 for a piece of Snapchat?

You can't buy Snap stock just yet; the company is about to embark on what is known as a " road show ", in which it meets with a variety of big investors and ana...


Brain scans spot early signs of autism in high-risk babies

The surface area of the cortex grows significantly faster between the ages of 6 and 12 months in children with autism than in those without the condition, the r...


Niantic Adds 80 Generation 2 Pokemon in Pokemon Go

In November 2016, files were found in Pokemon Go's gaming code that suggested 100 new, Generation II Pokemon would be added to the game at some point. The gam...


Toxic PCBs deep in sea, despite ban

The only site in the Northwest Pacific with PCB levels comparable to the Mariana Trench was Japan's Suruga Bay, a heavily industrialised area with high usage of...


In 1 With Kaby Lake, Surface Dial, Other Specs & Features

But over in the UK, Microsoft's pricing makes even less sense. The latest thinking about this 2-in-1 pro device is that it will feature a unique Surface Dial fr...


Researchers release a big dataset to help crowdsource the search for exoplanets

More than 61,000 measurements on over 1,600 stars are included in the catalog, which was complied during more than two decades by Hawaii's W.M. "This is an u...


Gas prices down around Rockford, but maybe not for long

That price is the same as last week and 54 cents more per gallon than previous year. As of Sunday, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasol...


Jordan Spieth Thinks That Professional Autograph Seekers Can Go to Hell

But people take it way too seriously, and I've been turned off by the whole idea for years now. Jordan Spieth had a performance that matched the magnificent v...


Mark Cuban blasts Trump after the president attacks him on Twitter: 'Lol'

Mark Cuban was quick to respond that Donald Trump's claim that the tech billionaire "backed me big-time" in the recent election, laughing at the claim before r...


Verizon unveils new $80 unlimited data plan

The second line will remain at Dollars 40 per month while line 3-5 will cost USD 30 per month, with AutoPay. The company stated it will let unlimited customer...


Indian-origin astronaut Shawna Pandya denies being NASA pick

She made the announcement in her own Facebook account. According to the news, along with that, she is also practicing as an astronaut for a space mission. H...


Elizabeth Warren Is Twitter's New Feminist Hero Thanks to Republican Senators

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Her crime was simple and her punishment symbolic: Warren had meant to read the letter that the lat...


National Football League indicates Texas 'bathroom bill' may affect Super Bowl hosting

A proposed "bathroom bill" in Texas that would target transgender individuals could potentially jeopardize future Super Bowls or National Football League events...


Activision Blizzard Shares Jump on Record Revenue

The company is also taking aim at $500 million worth of its current debt, and has paid $139 million of it off since the end of the fourth quarter. Comparatively...


Estimated Cost & Timeline of Trump's Wall Skyrockets

USA president Donald Trump's border wall will cost taxpayers $21.6 billion and take three-and-a-half years to complete, according to a confidential Departme...


Analyst's Recommendations: Coca-Cola European Partners Plc's (CCE)

On the 7th day After Earnings Report, the stock hit its share price as $34.52 by showing -9.3% decrease from the Stock price Before Earnings were reported. The ...


Facebook Lite Has 200 Million Users

The app has most of the features that you would find in the regular Facebook app, including notifications for new posts and likes. Since people are using ...


The oldest fish in captivity - euthanised by Chicago aquarium

Granddad, who weighed 11kg (24lbs), had been seen by more than 100 million people since arriving in Chicago from his native Australia in 1933. Granddad, the A...


US EPA employees protest Trump's pick to run agency

Backed by Republicans and dozens of conservative advocacy groups, Pruitt is seen by his supporters as demonstrating "his commitment to upholding the Constitutio...


Popper: Waiting for a real answer from Phil Jackson

Jackson referenced a column by Kevin Ding that was critical of Anthony. Jackson tweeted on Tuesday, "Bleacher's Ding nearly rings the bell, but I learned ...


Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

It was a mixed day for US stocks , with most indices ultimately gaining slightly , with consumer staples surging 0.8% and energy equities slipping 1.4%. Over ...


Abe to propose major job-creating plan to Trump

The trade deficit between the USA and Japan was around $60 billion in Japan's favor in 2016. Mr Trump has previously criticised the lack of access to the Japa...


Tesla's Model S P100D With Ludicrous Mode Sets Acceleration Record

But Tesla has, in 2.275507139 seconds'. The feat was achieved during a test conducted by Motor Trend , putting the auto ahead of major sports vehicle brands ...


Dissidia Final Fantasy detailed for a console release, but not confirmed

And hey, Ignis fans should probably derive some hope from the fact that he will be starring in the most important bit of story DLC for the game. However, the fo...


Zimbabwe says battling to control crop damage by armyworm pest

Researchers at Cabi said the armyworm has a preference for maize, which is a staple food in most African countries. Preliminary reports have indicated its...


Unmanned Japanese probe fails to remove space debris

An experimental Japanese mission to remove unsafe debris from orbit has ended in failure . The effort was meant to neutralize space debris from cast-off equipm...


Uber hires NASA engineer Mark Moore for its flying auto initiative

It sounds a little insane, but a shakeup involving NASA and Uber might mean that flying cars will land in your city sooner than you think, because Uber ju...


Remnants Of A 'Lost Continent' Found beneath Mauritius

Some rocks on the island were, likewise, found, which are not over 9 million years old. However, Ashwal and his team say they thoroughly examined the crysta...


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Helped Squelch Reversal of Obama's LGBT Protections

But only a day later, a draft of a sweeping "religious freedom" executive order making it legal to discriminate against LGBTI people and others surfaced. Angelo...