Streaming is the future of music consumption and while there are a number of music-streaming services they are all a little different. Here is a comparison of five of the top music-streaming services to help you decide which one to use once Santa delivers all that new music.
This week's Crowd-Fueled Kickstarter Thursday takes a look at campaigns that are innovating with artificial light. One promises to bring simulated sunrises and sunsets to living spaces, another seeks to transport stolen sunlight, and the last seeks to make gloving more expressive than waving around lighted fingertips.
Microsoft released a hotfix to deal with an issue that caused the frequent crashing of Explorer.exe after it has received the Windows 10 Build 9879 upgrade. Consumers may have to wait until early 2015 for the next build from Microsoft.
Space / Aviation
Reaction Engines' Skylon fitted with superfast Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (Sabre) can fly Mach 5, five times the speed of sound. The company will start test flights in 2019.
The U.S. Navy's GhostSwimmer looks and moves like a fish and it can be used as a robotic spy to infiltrate enemy territory. It could be operational starting next year.
Scientists did not expect the Venus Express mission to last longer than two years but the spacecraft collected scientific data for more than eight years.
Data from Suomi NPP satellite shows some U.S. cities illuminate up to 50 percent brighter during major holidays. Lights start to get brighter on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
The snail species Bithynia tentaculata is native to Europe, but it was transported to the Great Lakes by sticking to boats and anchors.
Scientist use light to manipulate cells in the body in a technique that could drive regenerative medicine to new heights. Technology could drive healing "on demand."
Technological advancements certainly have been helpful towards improving the health of millions around the world. While more can be done, advancements have come a long way, allowing most people to enjoy longer lives.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center have announced a $1 million grant for developing an Ebola test kit, which is expected to be faster, cheaper and easier to use than existing tests.