• 'Heartbroken' Raonic rues injury after losing Murray epic
'Heartbroken' Raonic rues injury after losing Murray epic

Saturday's women's final pits defending champion Serena Williams against. Her final opponent will be Germany's Angelique Kerber who progressed after beating rising British star Johanna Konta 7-5, 6-2. Djokovic also defeated Murray in an epic five-set Australian Open semi-final in 2012. "For me, the Grand Slam men's doubles, that is going to be ...

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  • NASA's Dragon landing system is successfully tested
NASA's Dragon landing system is successfully tested

A crew of two NASA astronauts should fly on the first crewed test before the end of 2017. Gwynne Shotwell, the president of SpaceX , expressed pride on her company's growing capacity. But since the SpaceX parachutes were successfully tested , the company is already working on a propulsion system that will not make swimming a mandatory skill f...

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  • Get Up Close With Ceres in This Animated Flyover Video
Get Up Close With Ceres in This Animated Flyover Video

It will take data for three months at this distance, and then when the mission is over, the spacecraft is expected to become a permanent satellite of Ceres, with a stable and perpetual orbit. Since December, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been as close as it will get to the surface of Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt. Some of Ceres feat...

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  • Updated Yahoo Mail to compete with Microsoft, Google
Updated Yahoo Mail to compete with Microsoft, Google

Yahoo just made a couple of Yahoo Mail announcements. The more a user reads the more refined the selection of news stories gets delivering articles that users are interested in. Another new feature in this update is that you can already take action on the email right from the notification bar. Then you can select all the emails you want to ta...

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  • Australian Open: Fitting result for Kerber display
Australian Open: Fitting result for Kerber display

And men's world number one Novak Djokovic, who faces Britain's Andy Murray in Sunday's final, heaped on his praise. Twenty-three unforced errors from Williams to the German's three told the story of the first set, which Kerber wrapped up in 39 minutes.

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  • PayPal shares rise on strong 4th-quarter results
PayPal shares rise on strong 4th-quarter results

Other large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Revenue growth was largely driven by the record 6.6m new active numbers that use PayPal , with transaction payment volume up around a quarter in just one year.

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  • Opportunity Mars Rover Landed 12 Years Ago, Will Be Active for Winter
Opportunity Mars Rover Landed 12 Years Ago, Will Be Active for Winter

Oldie but goldie Opportunity rover celebrated 12 years on Mars last Sunday. According to Discovery News, long-duration missions on the Martian surface that involve solar power have become riddled with critical, yet unplanned cleaning events.

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  • Obama Seeks $4 Billion to Help Students Learn Computer Science
Obama Seeks $4 Billion to Help Students Learn Computer Science

Only a quarter of U.S. K-12 schools offer some kind of computer programming class, and only 28 states even allow computer science to count toward the requirements for graduation. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

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  • Elon Musk to unveil roadmap to Mars later this year
Elon Musk to unveil roadmap to Mars later this year

The Hyperloop system proposed by Elon Musk's SpaceX Company is moving closer to becoming a reality, and over a hundred teams of engineers have descended on College Station, Texas this weekend to present their ideas for a passenger pod to run through the system.

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  • Google's AdWords App Finally Comes to iPhone
Google's AdWords App Finally Comes to iPhone

The new desktop experience is excruciating to use and I am sticking with the Classic layout until they pry it from my cold dead fingers, that's another story. You will then need to search for the proper alternatives for the app. The keywords should make your ad be at the top of the list, but this also depends on the other competitors.

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  • Oprah tweets about eating bread and losing weight, gains $12.5 million
Oprah tweets about eating bread and losing weight, gains $12.5 million

The talk show host-turned-media mogul, 61, made $12 million off a single tweet on Tuesday, reports MarketWatch . She will have to sell the shares to receive the money. "I love bread! I love bread". She is one of the most benefited people as she herself is an investor and spokeswoman for the company. "Lose weight.

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  • Lenovo to launch Vibe X3 with 4G LTE support, 21MP camera today
Lenovo to launch Vibe X3 with 4G LTE support, 21MP camera today

In terms of imaging, the Lenovo Vibe X3 offers a 21-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. During the  event , Lenovo revealed that the device ships with dual front-facing speakers powered with  Dolby Atmos  to provide high-quality HD audio capability.

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  • Reliance Retail starts sale of its 4G LYF devices
Reliance Retail starts sale of its 4G LYF devices

The LYF Earth 1 will be among the first smartphones to be launched amongst the trio. Storage on this phone has also been bumped up to 32GB bundled with the microSD card slot. It comes with a slightly smaller battery size at 2400 mAh, while rest of the specifications are same as Water 1. There's 16GB of internal memory which is further expandable ...

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  • Ford India brings iconic Mustang to India, to launch later this year
Ford India brings iconic Mustang to India, to launch later this year

With the new Mustang, Ford has chose to enter new markets by offering it in right-hand-drive for the first time, making it accessible to more customers looking to own Ford's iconic pony auto. Mustang will drive in through the completely built unit (CBU) route. Further, the statement also said, "Inside, drivers will find information and controls ...

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  • Trump, Clinton still leading in new SC polls
Trump, Clinton still leading in new SC polls

While the race for presidential nominations narrows, Russ Feingold holds his convincing lead over U.S. Sen. In the November Marquette poll, Clinton had 50 percent, Sanders had 41 percent and O'Malley had 2 percent. The poll was a wide-open horse race that had all the major candidates of both major parties running against each other, and included ...

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  • SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition held at Texas A&M
SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition held at Texas A&M

The high-speed transportation system proposed by Musk envisions a system of low-pressure tubes and air-cushioned pods capable of reaching up to 760 miles per hour. "But I'm mostly excited about talking to industry people about how to improve our design and walking around and talking to other teams about what they've done".

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  • Mammoth bones found under Oregon State University football stadium
Mammoth bones found under Oregon State University football stadium

EarthFix is a public media project of Oregon Public Broadcasting and Boise State Public Radio, Idaho Public Television, KCTS 9 Seattle, KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, Northwest Public Radio and Television, Southern Oregon Public Television and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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  • Microsoft shares get a boost from earnings report
Microsoft shares get a boost from earnings report

Microsoft exceeded Wall Street's forecasts for its fiscal 2106 second quarter Thursday, with Azure , Office 365 and Surface products all continuing to see healthy sales growth. MicrosoftMicrosoft HoloLens might create a new category of computer. Cloud services ( Azure ) grew 140 percent. To add to its cloud success, Microsoft also reco...

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  • New clues about how Earth got its moon
New clues about how Earth got its moon

Isotope geochemist Andreas Pack at the University of Göttingen in Germany, whose group previously found oxygen-isotope ratio differences between Earth and the moon, said this new research presents "high-quality data along with a sound explanation for the surprising similarity of Earth and the moon ".

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  • Microsoft quarterly revenues fall 10 percent
Microsoft quarterly revenues fall 10 percent

Analysts on average had expected a profit of 71 cents USA per share and revenue of US$25.26 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Microsoft's fastest growing business is helping offset ongoing weakness in Windows sales. All three performed fairly well in the December quarter. Microsoft sold more Xbox Ones but fewer Xbox 360s, a...

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