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See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Space

Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself driving the raw materials for more stars out into space at two million miles per hour – and in the process …

Google's Larry Page: The Most Ambitious CEO in the Universe

There’s a joke about Larry Page that’s been making the rounds at Google X, the “moon shot” factory where Google is developing self-driving cars, …

Fangio: 49ers could delay Bowman’s return until 2015

Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio acknowledged today there is a possibility All-Pro inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman will return from his knee injury … in 2015.<p>In order to play this season, Bowman must begin practicing Tuesday. Fangio said the 49ers could exercise caution and allow Bowman to …

I don't care if you landed a spacecraft on a comet, your shirt is sexist and ostracizing

That's one small step for man, three steps back for humankind<p>Yesterday the European Space Agency landed the Philae spacecraft on a comet, a powerful step forward for humanity and science alike. However, slightly before the big moment, coverage of the event reminded us how much progress remains to …

Rosetta's Philae Lander Is In Trouble

Scientists are racing against the clock to inspect soil samples and get the lander un-stuck<p><b>Update 1, 11:55 a.m. 11/14/2014</b><p>Faced with a missing lander and a limited battery life, ESA scientists are trying out a risky maneuver. Philae is deploying its drill today, in hopes of securing and analyzing …

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

Microsoft Teams Up With Dropbox

Scoot over, OneDrive for Business.<p>Today Microsoft and Dropbox announced a partnership that will see Dropbox better support Microsoft’s Office suite, and the latter better integrate into the product stack of the storage firm. The news comes after Box, another enterprise-facing storage firm, …

With Calendar app revamp, Google aims to keep rivals at bay

Google is trying to make sure its Calendar app stays current.<p>The Internet giant on Monday announced updates to the Calendar app for its Android operating system, as well as Apple's iPhone. The software has a new look and set of features to automate events and reduce fiddling users have to do to …

iPad sales are going to be demolished in Q1 2015, says world’s most accurate Apple analyst

Apple’s iPad sales are going to get crushed in the March quarter of 2015, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo.<p>In a new report, Kuo forecasts Apple sells 9.8 million iPads in the first calendar quarter of the year. That would be a 40 percent drop on a year-over-year basis.<p>In his note, …

Microsoft’s Android and iOS focus leaves Windows users in the cold

Windows Phone owners are always left waiting<p>Windows Phone users are used to waiting for Microsoft to deliver on its promises, but the company has been testing their patience recently. Microsoft has abandoned its "first and best on Windows" strategy in favor of cross-platform apps that are nearly …

Do we deserve OS updates for our Android devices?

With the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at system updates in general. We all want the latest and greatest software that Google is pushing out, but do we actually deserve to get software updates?<p>There comes a time in the life of every …