Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected. Nasa's Juno spacecraft spotted the chaotic weather at the top and bottom of Jupiter once it began skimming the cloud tops last year, surprising researchers
The cybercriminal who developed the EternalRocks SMB worm has reportedly called it quits just a week after reports of the malware first emerged. The hacker has now reportedly shut down his operation and in a message, claimed to have no malicious intentions in developing the worm. According to a report
If you're using fitness tracker data to shape your diet, you may want to think again. New research suggests the calorie measurements offered by many of the wrist-worn devices are way off the mark.
Theresa May is to call on world leaders to step up pressure on internet companies to rid the web of extremist material in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack. The Prime Minister will tell the G7 group of leading industrial nations that the threat from Islamic State is evolving from the battlefield
Scientists have discovered a "highly unusual" new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia. Similar in appearance to a river dolphin or gharial crocodile, the fish-eating sea-beast would have had a long beak-like snout. The skull alone, with its long and slender snout, measured 1.5m
Zotac revealed its lineup of devices heading to Computex including "mini" versions of its GTX 1080 Ti fan-based and water-cooled cards. The company is also introducing a new brand and line of desktop PCs, and external enclosures.
Utah lawmakers hope a new, unusual law cuts down on increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send online bullies to jail for a year. Law enforcement, school ...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected.
Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global ...
If you're looking to dip your toe into the waters of VR, this may just be the product for you. The latest product from HTC isn't part of its Vive family, but is rather a standalone product called the HTC Link.
Researchers have wondered about the source of fast radio bursts, or FRBs, since they discovered the strange, powerful blasts of radio light in the skies in 2007. A recent study speculated that these bursts could come from radio transmitters used to propel aliens across the skies. The episode features
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a story May 24 about the Western snowy plover, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Oregon requires dogs to be kept on leash in snowy plover nesting areas. The state bans dogs from all active nesting areas.
The "worm" is back in at NASA — sort of. Twenty-five years after the space agency unceremoniously retired the worm, its simple but iconic logotype, in favor of returning to its original 1958 graphic insignia, the retro logo has fallen back into NASA's good graces, at least when it comes
Congress will have to loosen the purse strings if it still wants NASA to launch a flyby mission to Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa by 2022, agency officials said. The budget proposal, which was released yesterday (May 23), envisions giving the mission a total of $1.63 billion from 2018 through
The debut flight of Rocket Lab's miniature satellite launcher wasn't perfect, but the company is confident enough to proceed with plans for a second test launch this summer, founder and CEO Peter Beck said today (May 25). Speaking to reporters less than 12 hours after the first Electron rocket
The XENON1T detector hasn't found any dark matter particles yet, but it has carried out a 30-day science run, and project scientists are optimistic about the future. "The best result on dark matter so far! … and we have just started!" the XENON1T team said in a statement. The XENON1T
Star Wars in the correct order: DT Staff writer Keith Nelson Jr. recently watched 7 of the 8 Star Wars movies for the FIRST TIME. On this, the 40th anniversary of the debut of A New Hope, we take a second to discuss the correct order to watch the films. Dubai RoboCop: A robotic Police […]
Futuremark has been working away at a brand-new version of PCMark that it plans to show off at this year's Computex. For those who can't make it, you can download the Basic Edition for free on June 22.
Why just hail a self-driving car with your smartphone when you can control one, too? That may soon be an option if Uber has its way. SEE ALSO: Uber is losing a ton — and we mean a ton — of money As detailed by a patent application published May 25, the company envisions a system that allows a rider
Donald Trump's using his iPhone wrong. The President reportedly (finally!) has an iPhone. And yet, he's only installed a single, solitary app on it: Twitter. Of course. SEE ALSO: Twitter has all the answers for Trump's 'orb of doom' photo No matter what side of the political
Nvidia has a vested interest in making things a little easier for gaming PC buyers, so it introduced its Battlebox certification program a few years ago. Now, the program was updated to better reflect the modern PC component environment,
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network. Here's his prepared remarks, ...
Apple dropped another entry in its animated Earth Day shorts series — and this one grapples with a pretty heady concept: Does my iPhone believe in reincarnation? The 50-second spot was a tie-in to Apple's participation in the Sustainable Brands 2017 event, which explains the late rollout. The reincarnation
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told graduating students that the challenge of today "is to create a world with purpose" given pressure to turn to nationalism and isolationism, and pointing to technology and automation's role in eliminating jobs.