News: Tech & Science

Australia lays claim to the biggest solar farm in the world

Thursday  16:31,   30 march 2017
MSN

Australia is probably one of the most obvious countries in the world to build a large scale adoption of solar energy. We’ve seen innovative energy systems from Australia before, but this time Australia impresses with size. A massive solar[...]

Australia lays claim to the biggest solar farm in the world

Thursday  16:30,   30 march 2017
MSN

Australia is probably one of the most obvious countries in the world to build a large scale adoption of solar energy. We’ve seen innovative energy systems from Australia before, but this time Australia impresses with size. A massive solar[...]

Preview: BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Reuters

<p>Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software[...]

Preview: BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Reuters

<p>Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software[...]

Blue Origin's New Shepard wins prestigious aeronautics award

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Engadget

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket has been winning awards left, right and center, but this one is "personally meaningful" for company chief Jeff Bezos.&nbsp;According to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), Blue Origin won the [...]

Blue Origin's New Shepard wins prestigious aeronautics award

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Engadget

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket has been winning awards left, right and center, but this one is "personally meaningful" for company chief Jeff Bezos.&nbsp;According to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), Blue Origin won the [...]

Why Apple Investors Aren't Sweating The Samsung Galaxy S8

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Forbes

A new, better Android flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S8, may not hurt Apple.At least, that’s the takeaway from the performance of Apple stock, which has been on a nearly unbroken string of success for most of the last year. Apple shares are up[...]

Why Apple Investors Aren't Sweating The Samsung Galaxy S8

Thursday  15:15,   30 march 2017
Forbes

A new, better Android flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S8, may not hurt Apple.At least, that’s the takeaway from the performance of Apple stock, which has been on a nearly unbroken string of success for most of the last year. Apple shares are up[...]

Batteries included as Hyundai amps up electric car ambitions

Thursday  11:10,   30 march 2017
Reuters

Hyundai's electric-car platform would allow the automaker to install a battery pack in vehicle floors to accommodate more battery capacity and maximize cabin space , Lee said."The electric-vehicle platform will require high up-front investments[...]

Batteries included as Hyundai amps up electric car ambitions

Thursday  11:10,   30 march 2017
Reuters

Hyundai's electric-car platform would allow the automaker to install a battery pack in vehicle floors to accommodate more battery capacity and maximize cabin space , Lee said."The electric-vehicle platform will require high up-front investments[...]

Uber Crash Shows Human Traits in Self-Driving Software

Thursday  10:50,   30 march 2017
Bloomberg

A recent crash involving an Uber Technologies Inc. driverless car suggests autonomous software sometimes takes the same risks as the humans it may one day replace. The accident on Friday in Tempe, Arizona, caused no major injuries. Another[...]

This is the Samsung Galaxy S8

Thursday  10:36,   30 march 2017
MSN

You can stop reading rumors now: the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are finally official, and will go on sale on April 21They make a stunning first impression, but not because they’re in any way surprising. Samsung is terrible at keeping secrets,[...]

3 ways the Samsung Galaxy S8 let us down

Thursday  10:31,   30 march 2017
CNET

There are many reasons to love Samsung's new phone. But these three things might make you think twice before upgrading.Here's our list of[...]

Facebook will launch group chatbots at F8

Thursday  10:21,   30 march 2017
TechCrunch

Facebook will reveal at its F8 conference a new class of group bots that work inside Messenger group chats. &nbsp;Facebook is already working with top chatbot makers to prepare for the launch. Facebook will open up APIs to allow more developers[...]

Skoda goes electric with Vision E concept

Thursday  07:15,   30 march 2017
The Week

Company's first EV, which can 'go into autopilot' and 'park on its own', to be unveiled at Shanghai Motor ShowThe Czech car-maker says the Vision E will boast a battery range of around 310 miles and meets the requirements for[...]