Australia's key disaster management agencies have joined forces to tackle the problem of how to access and interpret information gathered during bushfires, and other natural disasters to help emergency services save lives ...
Google-owned Motorola Mobility on Wednesday unveiled the Moto G, aimed at the half-billion consumers around the world, many in emerging markets, who want a smartphone without a high price tag.
Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. The question is, by how much?
Livestock farming makes up 14.5 percent of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, the UN food agency said Thursday, proposing solutions like breeding less-flatulent types of cows.
Twitter on Wednesday launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.
What is the best evacuation strategy during a flood threat? Contingency plans are particularly focused on preventative evacuation. However, that is not always feasible or smart. Instead Bas Kolen demonstrates that it can ...
A scientific survey of gun dealers and pawnbrokers in 43 U.S. states has found nearly unanimous support for denying gun purchases based on prior convictions and for serious mental illness with a history of violence or alcohol ...
Apple has no intention of competing in the "junk" segment of the electronics market, chief executive Tim Cook says.
What can two periods of industrialisation nearly two centuries apart tell us about how economies change and the demands their change place on the planet?
US online distributor eBay on Wednesday said it had launched a Portuguese-language version of its Moda fashion app in Brazil as the company aims to tap into Latin America´s largest economy.