Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The deep-space telescope Herschel took its final bow on Monday, climaxing a successful four-year mission to observe the birth of stars and galaxies, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Acer announced yesterday during an industry seminar that its venture onto Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform will be delayed until the first half of 2014.
A Chinese supercomputer is the fastest in the world, according to survey results announced Monday, comfortably overtaking a U.S. machine which now ranks second.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so.
The solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft landed near the U.S. capital early Sunday on the second to last leg of its cross-country journey, organizers said.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly into space in a scientific feat that was a major propaganda coup for the Soviet Union.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Unmanned drones, instead of being harbingers of death, should become a vital technological tool in the conservation fight and in delivering vital goods to remote areas, the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh heard Wednesday.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering spinning off its connector manufacturing business into a separate entity, market sources said Wednesday.
Barclays Capital, the investment arm of UK-based banking group Barclays, has expressed optimism about the sales prospects for Taiwanese integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. on the back of strong demand for mobile device chips.
As 2013 Computex Taipei failed to impress the market and demand remains weak, Barclays Capital and JPMorgan Chase & Co. agree on a cautious outlook for personal computer sales in the third quarter.