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Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace, takes battle to the air

Google has confirmed its purchase of Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drone manufacturer, which the company hopes will help it map the Earth better.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Adobe, thePlatform join forces for Primetime, mpx video management

With the Adobe and thePlatform joint venture, online video streaming sees a major boost.

Tech April 24, 2014

Livestream coming to Google Glass

Google announces Livestream will be available on its Google Glass platform.

Tech April 24, 2014

Epic fail? Despite Titanfall exclusive, Microsoft Xbox One sales trail PS4

Titanfall turned out to be a hit title for Respawn and EA, but failed to become the system seller to help propel the Xbox One ahead of the Sony PlayStation 4.

Tech April 24, 2014

Nuclear explosion-level asteroid impacts more common than previously thought: Is Earth in danger?

Earth may face greater threat of catastrophic asteroid impact than previously believed. Video visualization shows many latest impacts.

Science April 24, 2014

Net neutrality, What? FCC blinks, allows video streaming companies to strike deals for Internet 'fast lane'

The Federal Communication Commission is reportedly working on a propose plan to allow ISPs to charge web content providers for faster Internet speed to deliver to customers.

Tech April 24, 2014

Viber iOS app update boasts new look, nifty features

Viber has launched a new iOS update for its app. The move should help it become more user-friendly and more accessible with a sleeker, crisper look.

Tech April 24, 2014

Facebook reports solid Q1 results on back of ad business, David Wehner becomes new CFO

Facebook reports great first quarter earnings and has the tech world optimistic about its future. A majority of the profits came from online advertising.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Summer Infant recalls 800,000 rechargeable batteries for video monitor due to burn risks

Summer Infant recalls around 800,000 batteries for its handheld baby monitors, encourages customers to contact the company for replacements.

Tech April 24, 2014

Enterprise content player snatches up document security provider

Intralinks' acquisition of docTrackr further cements its leadership stance in the document protection market.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Pain kills sexual drive in females, study in mice suggests

A new study in mice shows that pain lowers sexual desire in females whereas the male mice still wanted to copulate even if their genitals and other body parts were in pain. Researchers believe female sexual behavior may be regulated by biological factors, instead of social or cultural ones.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

A little vino every day can help keep kidney, heart issues away, says new research

New research reveals sipping a bit of wine on a daily basis can help those suffering from chronic kidney disease. No verdict yet on whether white or red is best.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

Bigger brain size means more self control, animal study claims

Animals with bigger brains show more self-control when compared with animals with smaller brains. Study also shows that animals with bigger bodies don't all have a large brain

Science April 24, 2014

Congo rainforest browning at an alarming rate: Culprit? Climate change

Satellite shows Congo rainforest changing from green to brown at worrying rate. Drought, climate change suspected as cause.

Science April 24, 2014

OnePlus One costs only $299: Why the brouhaha?

The new OnePlus One phone should be a huge boost to the smartphone market. And its sleeker, more appealing features could see it climb quickly.

Tech April 24, 2014

Back to the Future: Google Maps Street View gets 'time travel' feature

Google is going "Back to the Future" with a new time lapse option in Street View. This allows users to browse through the years of their street or even see a building being constructed.

Tech April 24, 2014

AT&T ups revenue forecast by 4 percent as customers opt for installment pricing model

AT&T posted its Q1 2014 financial results with a good report. The success of its Next plans had the company update revenue growth to 4 percent or more.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

New study links marijuana use to heart attack, stroke

A new study shows that young, middle-aged adults who use marijuana may develop cardiovascular-related and other health problems. Health issues caused by pot smoking includes blood clotting and tiny vessel changes, increased angina and strokes, among others.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

Antibiotic resistance genes in cow manure may endanger human existence: Here's why

A recent study unearthed a threat to human ecosystem in a seemingly innocuous mound of cow manure when scientists found it harbored a number of newly identified genes that can beef up any pathogen's resistance to antibiotics. They are studying whether the bacteria clinging to the manure can move into the human ecosystem.

Science April 24, 2014

Your money is dirtier than it looks: 3,000 different bacteria thrive on the bills

'Dirty money' becomes more than just a phrase; bacteria are lurking in your wallet or purse. And some are not so benign.

Science April 24, 2014

Meet Putnisite, the newest mineral discovered in Western Australia

Meet 'putnisite,' a unique mineral found in a surface outcrop at Polar Bear peninsula in western Australia. It's unusual combination appears unrelated to other minerals.

Science April 24, 2014

Learn from cougar if you want to survive mass extinction: Don't be a fussy eater

In the animal kingdom, the key to survival is eating everything. Cougars have come to realize this truth, which is why these great cats are still alive and kicking today.

Science April 24, 2014

Monkeys are pretty good at math: What about other animals?

Monkeys are able to count and perform arithmetic, according to a recent study. They are not the only animal with a taste for math.

Science April 24, 2014

Swedish cosmetic company wants to brighten the moon: Science or just a marketing event?

In a bid to bring down electricity costs and the carbon footprint caused by maintaining streetlights, a Swedish company has proposed a strange and otherworldly solution. The company says the Moon should be brightened.

Science April 24, 2014

32 percent of adult Canadians report experience of physical, sexual abuse during childhood: Study

Latest study published Tuesday in The Canadian Medical Association Journal revealed that one in three Canadians actually experienced child abuse during their upbringing, an experience that may, on a graver note, even affect their mental health.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Africa: Death toll climbs to 147

The World Health Organization reported more than 140 deaths cause by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Despite rumors of it spreading to other countries, the virus appears to remain contained in Guinea and Liberia.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

Apple announces OS X Beta Seed Program, users can try Mavericks 10.9.3 with confidentiality agreement

For the first time ever, Apple is enlisting its customers to test out its latest OS in beta for free, provided testers agree to Apple’s stringent secrecy clause.

Tech April 24, 2014

Micromax rolls out Canvas Doodle 3 for $140 in India

Micromax introduces a budget-friendly phablet for users who would like to use an entry-level big-screen smartphone, while planning to open its doors to the global market.

Tech April 24, 2014

World's longest running experiment on blob of tar reaches another milestone after 83 years [Video]

The “pitch-drop experiment,” well known as the longest running experiment in the world, finally ended after 83 years. The 9th pitch drop finally fell eight months after the scientist who tirelessly watched over the experiment passed away.

Science April 24, 2014

28,000 People in the UK spotted using their mobile phones while driving in 2013

Many people are using their mobile phones while driving, which is a common cause of car crashes, based on latest study and figures released by the government and road safety advocates.

Tech April 24, 2014

Men, stop trying to sound sexy, because women think it's stupid: Try lowering your voice

Trying to sound sexy and sensual is no longer one of the strong points in a man's arsenal for courting a lady. A new study shows that women no longer view this act as worthy of a man.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

Catch me when I fall: Google promises to help Samsung in patent case against Apple

Google being dragged into the legal battle between Apple and Samsung raises further questions as to how far the partnership between Google and Samsung really is. Read what the evidences have to say.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Teach grandma and grandpa to use Internet if you don't want them to feel blue

Depression may be common in older adults but introducing them to the internet might help ease their feeling of isolation and loneliness.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2014

DNA editing technique to cure adult genes

Gene editing system in laboratory mice is now linked to correcting human diseases such as Huntington's disease, hemophilia and other diseases caused by single mutations.

Science April 24, 2014

NASA chief defends Mars mission, colonization of Red Planet necessary for human survival

The head of NASA has come forward to defend the agency's plans of sending humans to the Red Planet in the future. The agency's chief added that human colonization of other planets is a necessity for survival.

Science April 24, 2014

Lyrid meteor shower: Last chance to watch it this year

Lyrid meteor shower passes its peak, but skywatchers might still get a glimpse, experts say. Bright moon might make it a bit harder, though.

Science April 24, 2014

Mule deer complete marathon 150-mile migration [VIDEO]

Mule deer make the longest migrations of any land mammals in the continental United States. Why didn't we know about this before now?

Science April 24, 2014

Want a Nest Learning Thermostat? It's now on Google Play for $250

The Nest Learning Thermostat was earlier reported to be up at the Play Store but was eventually taken down. Now, it's officially on sale just in time for the Earth Day.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Apple headed to NFC and mobile payments?

Is Apple ready for mobile payment technology? Rumors about secret meetings, patent filings and analyst predictions indicate the company is.

Tech April 24, 2014

Pulse O2: Withings' new wearable toy for health buffs monitors blood oxygen, activity and heart rate

Withings has come out with Pulse O2, the world’s first activity tracker that can measure the level of oxygen in the blood. It can also read the wearer’s sleeping patterns, steps, elevation, heart rate and calories burned.

Tech April 24, 2014

Modern humans, Neanderthals have hairline-thin genetic difference: Scientists

Using genetics, scientists have found key differences between Neanderthals and modern humans. The new findings show that the differences between the two species is more than skin deep.

Science April 24, 2014

ISS astronauts successfully perform spacewalk to replace dead computer

Astronauts successfully performed a spacewalk to replace a faulty computer outside the International Space Station. What else is the crew of the ISS doing?

Science April 24, 2014

The Fertility Report Card is out. How does your state fare?

States that received failing score do not have fertility doctors and support groups for women with fertility problems nor mandate for fertility treatment coverage.

Life April 24, 2014

End of an era: RIP Nokia, Hello Microsoft Mobile

Nokia's devices and services division will be a key part of Microsoft come April 25 after China gave the acquisition the green light. All employees affected will now work for Microsoft.

Business Tech April 24, 2014

Pelican with throat slashed rescued in Long Beach, hunt on for culprit

Pelican had throat pouch slashed in attack, leaving it unable to eat. Animal rescue group is offering reward in search for perpetrator.

Science April 24, 2014

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