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April 22, 2017 1:11 PM 2017 March for Science: Live Updates

Scientists and science supporters around the world are gathering today (April 22) in Washington, D.C., and in more than 500 cities around the United States and the world, to stand up for the integrity of science and to voice concerns about science policies under the current White House administration. The march, which coincides with Earth Day, will represent 20

April 22, 2017 1:00 PM This Is China’s Biggest Problem With North Korea

China’s leadership has repeatedly demonstrated a sophisticated capacity to adeptly wade through awkward diplomatic situations. But since North Korea’s failed missile test this week, China faces a unique dilemma. Despite his seemingly erratic behavior, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has made a cold calculation familiar to enemies of the United States. If his scientists 8

April 22, 2017 12:29 PM Apple readies iPhone overhaul for smartphone's 10th anniversary

Ten years after Steve Jobs held up the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple Inc. is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date. Apple is preparing three iPhones for launch as soon as this fall, including upgraded versions of the current two iPhone models and a new top-of-the-line handset with an overhauled look, according to people 35

April 22, 2017 4:01 AM Earth Day 2017: What Major Tech Companies are Doing for the Planet

Earth Day 2017 is being celebrated today, Saturday, April 22. It’s a day to stop and look at all the things that are potentially destroying the planet and a day to perhaps do what we can to save it. We’ve always looked to technology to help save the Earth and major tech giants have tried to lead the way in that effort. On Earth Day, we take a look at what some of the biggest 18

April 22, 2017 2:48 AM A key supplier of Syria's chemical weapons? North Korea

The horrors of civil war in Syria have proved a blessing for North Korea. The regime of Kim Jong-un has made a killing selling arms and ammunition to the regime of fellow dictator, Bashar al-Assad. A typical example is a machine gun known as the Type 73, according to Bruce Bechtol, a professor at Angelo State University in Texas. “[It’s] a machine gun made only in North 15

April 21, 2017 9:30 PM Why Beijing should lead on the North Korean crisis

"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results." The quotation is attributed to Albert Einstein but after a torrid few days on the Korean peninsula, it's one for Chinese leaders to ponder. China is simply in the wrong place on North Korea. It is allowing Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitions to undermine 21

April 21, 2017 4:42 PM Trump makes a French election prediction

On Friday morning Donald Trump dipped his presidential toe into French electoral politics, tweeting about the possible impact of the Paris shooting on Thursday that resulted in one police officer dead and two seriously wounded. "Another terrorist attack in Paris," Mr Trump wrote. "The people of France will not take much more of this. Will have a big effect 39

April 21, 2017 11:15 AM Why I might trade my iPhone for a Galaxy S8

Commentary: Every time a new Samsung Galaxy comes out, I think about making the switch -- and this year it's more tempting than ever. A stunning, curved display and excellent camera meet an awkward fingerprint reader and work-in-progress digital assistant. Every year Samsung announces its new hero Galaxy phone in the spring, half a year before the new iPhone 34

April 21, 2017 7:11 AM Breakthrough in hunt for MH370 wreckage could reopen investigation

“As a result of oceanographic studies done by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and presented to the meeting, a new search area near 35 degrees south was recommended,” Dr. David Griffin, team leader of the oceanographic study, said in a blog post. “Our final recommendation is way more precise than I dreamed we would 18

April 21, 2017 7:10 AM Windows 10 to Now Receive Biannual Updates in September and March

Microsoft has announced that it will now release scheduled updates for Windows 10 twice-per-year targeting March and September of each year. The company also confirmed that the next Windows 10 feature update will be targeted for September 2017. The new biannual schedule will be aligned with other products like Office 365 ProPlus. The Redmond giant believes 20