Technology

Retailers sink as Amazon raises hourly pay

Retailers sink as Amazon raises hourly pay

03 October 2018 – Retailers sank last night after Amazon said it will raise hourly wages for U.S. employees, and smaller companies continued to stumble. Several big industrial companies rose,...

Facebook unveils new virtual-reality headset Quest

Facebook unveils new virtual-reality headset Quest

27 September 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it’s appropriate his company’s...

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

21 September 2018 – Pricier and bigger new iPhone models made their market debut in Japan today, with the country’s three leading mobile carriers starting sales of the XS...

Russia displays its latest weapons at military show

Russia displays its latest weapons at military show

22 August 2018 – Russia displayed its latest weapons at a military show aimed at attracting more foreign customers. President Vladimir Putin said in an address to the Army 2018...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe edges towards the sun

NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward The Sun’s Outer Corona

13 August 2018 – Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled yesterday toward the sun on a quest to...

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

03 August 2018 – Apple is the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect...

Facebook CEO grilled by EU lawmakers over digital monster

Zuckerberg Grilled By EU Lawmakers Over Digital Monster

23 May 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers yesterday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg’s “digital monster,” and he apologized for the...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

21 May 2018 – China launched a relay satellite today as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the...

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

Tesla losses increase on Model 3 delays

08 February 2018 – The day after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk blasted his Tesla Roadster into space, his electric car company’s mounting losses brought him back to Earth...

Apple to respond to US probes into slowdown of old iPhones

Apple To Respond To US Old iPhones Probe

01 February 2018 – Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers...