Genetics reveals where emperor penguins survived the last ice age
A study of how climate change has affected emperor penguins over the last 30,000 years found that only three populations may have survived during the last ice age, and that the Ross Sea in Antarctica was ...
Ikea turns furniture into wireless phone chargers
Global furniture giant Ikea announced on Sunday the launch of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.
No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370
(AP)—The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, ...
Don't let looks deceive: HTC One improves the camera inside
(AP)—From the outside, the new HTC One smartphone looks and feels like last year's model. But there's a huge difference inside—the camera.
Iran says ready to let in Google, other Internet firms
Iran could allow Internet giants such as Google to operate in the Islamic republic if they respect its "cultural" rules, Fars news agency said Sunday quoting a senior official.
Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, trick cable job
(AP)—Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned ...
Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show
(AP)—Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much—thanks ...
Japan's NTT to buy German data centre operator
Japanese telecom giant NTT Communications is looking to acquire German data centre operator e-shelter, as it seeks to cash in on growing demand in Europe, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia to trial new jet tracking system
Australia on Sunday said it was trialling a "world first" system with Malaysia and Indonesia that increases the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing authorities to quickly react to abnormal situations ...
Fashionable or geeky—the modern watch dilemma
It's Milan fashion week, you've got tickets to the catwalk shows and an outfit to die for, but which watch to wear? A chunky smartwatch or chic ticker that can't tell the time?
Silicon Valley shuttle drivers vote to unionize
(AP)—Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation.
IOC defends Rio legacy amid green protests
Ecological protests on Saturday dogged the final day of an International Olympic Committee executive board meeting in Rio as green campaigners slated the choice of a nature reserve to hold the golf event ...
Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles
(AP)—Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.