WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.
BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - A recently-fired UPS employee on Tuesday shot dead two supervisors at the company facility where he had worked in Birmingham, Alabama before turning the gun on himself, police said.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff has regained a slight edge in Brazil's presidential race after weeks of aggressive campaigning against environmentalist Marina Silva, who is losing some voter support in the campaign's homestretch, a poll showed on Tuesday.
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology is here to stay and will continue to be one of the fastest growing areas in technology — both in enterprise and consumer markets. Devices like the Apple Watch are not only capable of telling time and providing restaurant recommendations, they also come with sensors that monitor activities, capture data and report […] The p […]
If tech companies like Facebook and Google have their way, everyone in the world will have access to the internet within the next few decades. But one thing's certain: it's going to be a bumpy ride. The post Facebook Lays Out Its Roadmap for Creating Internet-Connected Drones appeared first on WIRED.
The recent introduction of coding across classrooms in the UK is a mini Apollo moon-landing as far as children’s education in the 21st century goes. Picture scenes of 5-year-olds coming home from school and telling their parents about algorithms, debugging and Boolean logic! Parents, are you feeling slightly spooked by reading this? Then brace yourselves to […]
On days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use.
A potential new treatment that reverses the effects of pulmonary fibrosis, a respiratory disease in which scars develop in the lungs and severely hamper breathing, is being studied by scientists. The treatment uses a microRNA mimic, miR-29, which is delivered to lung tissue intravenously. In mouse models, miR-29 not only blocked pulmonary fibrosis, it revers […]
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.