Sales of the next-gen home video game console is fastest start ever for popular product. Sony's PlayStation 4 is off to a hot start. Consumers in North America bought more than 1 million PS4s within the
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company.
In eastern Bali, where the climate is dry and the soil unforgiving, just about the only trees that thrive are those producing cashew apples. But while the residents depend on their crops for sustenance,
On Tuesday India aims to become the first country to launch an orbital flight at the first attempt India is aiming to join the world's deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase
Planets the size of Earth are 'a general feature of nature' according to new research Gazing up at the stars is something of a shared human experience. We look and we wonder. Are those stars like ours?
Earth-like exoplanets are really common, and that's pretty cool. Back in February, a team at Harvard announced they had found a possible Earth-like planet just 13 lightyears away. The study detailed the
A 250-megawatt solar power plant has risen from the beautiful Carrizo Plain in central California, a project that relied on a hefty federal loan guarantee and will help the state meet its renewable energy
Editor’s note: Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield
A new era has begun in the kingdom of photo filters and hashtags. Instagram has recently served users in the US its first ad ever, and (as par for the course for a change this big) not everyone's happy.
"Take this malaria vaccine, [this] weird thing that I'm thinking of," Gates told Richard Waters of FT. "Hmm, which is more important, connectivity or malaria vaccine? If you think connectivity is the thing,
Update: She got the citation dismissed because there was no proof Glass was being operated while driving. Technology and the law do not always get along. In the latest example, Cecilia Abadie reports she
A day after the Washington Post reported that the NSA has infiltrated the links between Yahoo’s and Google’s data centers where data travels unencrypted, six tech heavyweights wrote a letter to Congress