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Food bars for Mars mission being developed

NASA is designing food bars for Mars mission

Dec 12, 2016 07:51 AM EST

Considering the need to save space, NASA is designing food bars that will be suitable for the Mars mission trip. Astronauts will also be given the option to choose the foods they intend to have for the entire duration of their journey.

Soil carbon contributes heavily to climate change

Humanity impacts climate change, harm will linger

Dec 12, 2016 07:33 AM EST

An irreversible destruction related to climate change is being observed on planet Earth. Part of the cause is attributed to the loss of soil carbon into the atmosphere.

NASA waits with unabated breath on Trump's space plans

NASA awaits Trump's take on space exploration programs

Dec 11, 2016 09:41 PM EST

Following the win of Donald Trump at the US Presidential polls, NASA’s space plans have been put on hold. Considering its lucrative projects, it is widely perceived that budget cuts will be inflicted on the space agency.

BBC faces possible charges for criticizing Thailand's new King

BBC under fire after troubling story about Thailand’s new King leaks out

Dec 11, 2016 09:38 PM EST

The BBC outfit in Thailand has drawn scrutiny from the government following the release of an article that was considered insulting to the new King. Days after Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn assumed the throne, a narrative reflecting his conduct that is unbecoming of a royal leader has been made public.

The Max Planck Institute's W7-X reactor inches closer towards nuclear fusion production

Germany's 'Star in a jar' actually works to produce nuclear fusion

Dec 08, 2016 08:59 AM EST

A study about the production of nuclear fusion is gaining ground in Germany. Experts are studying the possibility of using a machine called stellarator to make the process happen.

Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, Xiaomi Mi6 Release

‘Samsung Galaxy S8’ Release Date, News & Update: New Galaxy S8 nixes vital feature

Dec 08, 2016 08:26 AM EST

It is likely that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be launched without the traditional 3.55mm headphone jack. While Apple has justified its move with the iPhone 7, many will be closely watching how the tech firm defends its decision.

Samsung Gear S3 features are made available for the Gear S2 unit

Samsung Gear S2 acquires Gear S3 features

Dec 08, 2016 03:59 AM EST

New interest has been recently given to Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch. Through the Galaxy App store, features from the Gear S3 can now be made available on the S2.

Microsoft Surface Book i7 vs Apple MacBook Pro

Microsoft Surface Book i7 battles Apple MacBook Pro

Dec 08, 2016 03:39 AM EST

The battle between lightweight computers has only gotten hotter. Microsoft will be pitting its new Surface Book against Apple’s MacBook Pro.

It will be 100% renewable power for Google operations next year

Google wants 100% renewable power for its global operations in 2017

Dec 08, 2016 02:43 AM EST

Google is looking to use 100 percent of renewable power for its global operations in 2017. As of late, the tech giant is the world’s largest buyer of sustainable power considering that it had acquired 44 percent of power from wind and solar farms in 2015.

The Pentagon wasted $125 billion in back-office bureaucracy

Pentagon in hot water amid $125B wasteful spending

Dec 07, 2016 10:54 AM EST

The Pentagon has terminated its study that was supposed to straighten its back-office bureaucracy. Research findings have revealed that around $125 billion were incurred in the department’s wasteful spending.

Air Force One purchase order cancelled by Trump

Trump halts Air Force One upgrade

Dec 07, 2016 08:36 AM EST

Trump has fumed over Boeing’s $4-billion upgrade of the presidential plane Air Force One. The large American manufacturing organization has joined the list of companies that had been openly criticized by the incoming US President.

2017 Microsoft Surface Phone

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 seen as alternative for Windows 10 MacBook Pro

Dec 07, 2016 05:30 AM EST

With the Apple MacBook Pro under the radar, Microsoft will be releasing its Surface Book Pro 5 model with enhanced capabilities. Included among its notable components are the Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M GPU, an extended battery life and a huge 512 storage space.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rules out any apology during his trip to Hawaii

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not apologize during his visit to Pearl Harbor

Dec 07, 2016 04:11 AM EST

It is unlikely that Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will apologize in behalf of his country’s actions during his impending visit to Pearl Harbor. According to his Chief Cabinet Secretary, the Japanese top statesman will be in Hawaii to console the souls of the victims of the 1941 attack.

UK has 18 months to go to complete its Brexit deal

Brexit negotiations need more time to finalize agreement

Dec 07, 2016 04:05 AM EST

EU Chief negotiator Michael Barnier has warned UK that talks over the Brexit issue will need more time to be finalized. Discussions over Britain’s departure from the Union have hit a brick wall after the May administration withheld its blueprint for the negotiations.

China will be keeping a close eye on Trump but cautions not to cross another red line

China will watch Trump's next moves closely, warns about crossing another red line

Dec 06, 2016 10:22 AM EST

After Trump breached the ‘One-China policy,’ Beijing intends to keep a close watch on the new US President’s next moves. China has warned Washington that countermeasures will be imposed should Trump crosses another boundary in the future.

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