Thursday, January 16, 2014
Four major domestic insurance companies reaped in NT$57.6 billion in profit in 2013, which was an 84-percent growth year-on-year.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional a “Net Neutrality” rule that bars broadband Internet providers from blocking or playing favorites for online services.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The six space station astronauts finally got their Christmas presents Sunday with the arrival of a privately launched supply ship that took an extra month to soar.
A jolt of caffeine can boost memory, according to a study published Sunday that provides a scientific motive for students slurping coffee, tea or energy drinks when cramming for exams.
Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation, geologists in Iceland said on Sunday.
Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, one of the biggest single contributors to world sea-level rise, is melting irreversibly and could add as much as a centimeter to ocean levels in 20 years, a study said Sunday.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Some of the oddest items on display this week at the International CES gadget show were edible, origami-like sculptures made of sugar, their shapes so convoluted as to baffle the eye.
Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus spaceship is on track to berth with the International Space Station early Sunday, marking its second trip to the research outpost, the company said.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Giant U.S. retailer Target said Friday that up to 110 million customers have had their personal data stolen in a data breach, sharply raising its initial estimate.
French fashion is getting smarter with the help of fabric woven with micro-sensors that can reveal when someone is weary or unwell.