Getting a poor reception on your smartphone or other mobile device might not only be down to a lack of transmitters or interference from technology; the bombardment of Earth from space particles is also a factor, according to a new study.
Facing widespread ridicule after apparently inventing a terror attack in Sweden, President Donald Trump defended his "alternative fact" gaffe with another swipe at the Nordic nation, even as its prime minister attempted to educate him on some basic facts.
A group of NASA scientists want Pluto’s status as a planet restored. Eleven years ago, the ninth planet in the solar system was downgraded to that of a dwarf planet. To scientists who are working on journeys to Pluto, that is simply not good enough.
A "solar revolution" is coming to Africa, comparable in scale to the rapid increase in mobile phone use on the continent two decades ago, according to the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has described the advent of advanced artificial intelligence as the "ultimate breakthrough" in the development of technology. Microsoft is already actively working on new AI systems that manifest across its products.
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Russia and Ukraine clashed on Tuesday over a UN Security Council tribute to long-serving Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin whose death has triggered an outpouring of grief at the world body.
Apple will launch a new version of its professional-oriented iPad Pro tablet at an event this spring. The company intends to launch several new iPad sizes in a bid to expand its range and attract new customers. There'll also be an upgraded iPhone SE.
An attack on consumers buying electric vehicles in the U.S. was started in 2015. A number of states have already implemented yearly fees on electric and hybrid vehicles, ranging from $50 to $300 per year, and there is more legislation coming in 2017.
The head of Italy's anti-discrimination office has resigned following revelations that government funds for combating sexual discrimination had been allocated to clubs offering gay prostitution services.
Draft legislation will be introduced to Parliament this week that will set out powers allowing the launch of space satellites from the United Kingdom for the first time, the U.K. government said on Monday.
Germany will increase its military to nearly 200,000 troops over the next seven years, the defence ministry said Tuesday, a day after US Vice President Mike Pence urged European allies to boost their defence spending.
Ecuadoran officials denied claims of attempted fraud in a tightly-fought election as the last votes were counted Tuesday with the ruling socialists looking likely to face a hard-to-win runoff vote.
Samsung intends to resume sales of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone within a matter of months, according to reports today. In a bid to recoup some of its losses, the company will refurbish many of its recovered handsets and install smaller batteries.