Spanish police have cracked down on a string of garages that allegedly provided customers with mechanical and software services that enabled their cars to cheat emission checks in a scam similar to that which has engulfed Volkswagen, a statement said S…
Volkswagen’s pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.
Think of the Nobel prizes and you think of groundbreaking research bettering mankind, but the awards have also honoured some quite unhumanitarian inventions such as chemical weapons, DDT and lobotomies.
The moment they saw the city water tanker stop in their neighbourhood, Mohammed and Nayla rushed towards it. That day, the water was free—a rare event in Karachi, where organised gangs siphon it off to sell to thirsty residents.
Malaysian authorities on Sunday ordered most of the country’s schools shut for two days because of possible health risks posed by the thick haze from Indonesian forest fires.
US tech giants are turning to the news in their competition for mobile users, developing new, faster ways to deliver content, but the benefits for struggling media outlets remain unclear.
The race for Internet service from space is on, again.
Visitors marveling at the fall foliage in national forests might find that some of the aspen leaves are brown and blotchy or gone already.
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Visitors marveling at the fall foliage in national forests might find that some of the aspen leaves are brown and blotchy or gone already.
Every day, hundreds of different plant species—many of them listed as invasive—are traded online worldwide on auction platforms. This exacerbates the problem of uncontrollable biological invasions.
In the old days, people were impressed if a screen image simply was not blurry. “Clear” was the supreme compliment. We know the rest. Technology advances have raised consumer expectations; a competitive vendor in electronics wants to use the word “outs…
Russian online security specialist Eugene Kaspersky says cybercriminals will one day go for bigger targets than PCs and mobiles, sabotaging entire transport networks, electrical grids or financial systems.
The market for military drones is expected to almost double by 2024 to beyond $10 billion (8.9 billion euros), according to a report published Friday by specialist defence publication IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review.
German automaker Daimler said it trialled a self-driving truck under real traffic conditions for the first time Friday, on a motorway in southern Germany.
No need to make peace in the Middle East, resolve one of science’s great mysteries or pen a masterpiece: the easiest way to get yourself a Nobel prize may be to buy one.
In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian’s database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, and why does the credit bureau keep data on a wireless carri…
Robotic arms help Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techs to neutralize underwater mines. Autonomous underwater vehicles map out a ship’s hull in blackness beneath the water. And hundreds of personnel from six nations come together in one place to work…
A UT Arlington researcher is developing a comprehensive, reliability-based framework to analyze North Texas dams and detect damage from seismic activity.