Friday, February 28, 2014
NASA could have prevented last summer's near-drowning of a spacewalking astronaut at the International Space Station, an investigation panel concluded Wednesday.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, ranked as the sixth-biggest spender in research and development in the global integrated circuit business, according to a research report released Wednesday.
Far from offering a simple fix, sci-fi solutions to global warming may in fact make the problem worse, a probe of “geo-engineering” options said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Nokia showed off Monday a new range of smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system, even as it is being taken over by Microsoft.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電信), Taiwan's third-largest mobile operator, unveiled on Tuesday four own-branded smartphones priced as low as NT$2,990 (US$99) in its latest attempt to shift 2G customers to its 3G network.
In yet another blow to the US$28 billion vitamin industry, a U.S. task force on Monday urged against taking Vitamin E and beta-carotene to ward off heart disease or cancer.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Volcanoes spewing Sun-reflecting particles into the atmosphere have partly offset the effects of human being's carbon emissions over a 15-year period that has become a global-warming battleground, researchers said Sunday.
A microscopic grain of Earth's oldest known mineral has been dated to 4.4 billion years ago, shedding light on our planet's infancy and how it came to harbor life, researchers said Sunday.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Diehard gamers in Japan who began lining up earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch.