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.
New process recycles valuable rare earth metals from old electronics
Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute have developed a two-step recovery process that makes recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective.
Data-driven audience targeting expands to drone tests in LA
Belgian groups deem Facebook's updated terms of service agreement unlawful in Europe
Researchers find 3-D printed parts to provide low-cost, custom alternatives for lab equipment
The 3-D printing scene, a growing favorite of do-it-yourselfers, has spread to the study of plasma physics. With a series of experiments, researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have ...
Social circles: Study details the degree to which urban movement is linked to social activity
If you live in a city, you know that a fair amount of your movement around town is social in nature. But how much, exactly? A new study co-authored by MIT researchers uses a novel method to infer that around ...
Linguists tackle computational analysis of grammar
Children don't have to be told that "cat" and "cats" are variants of the same word—they pick it up just by listening. To a computer, though, they're as different as, well, cats and dogs. Yet it's computers ...
New paper focuses on degree centrality in networks
Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a "node" ...
Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones
Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands.
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 ...
The world's first printed jet engine
Monash University researchers along with collaborators from CSIRO and Deakin University have printed a jet engine. In fact Monash and their spin-out company Amaero, have printed two engines. One is on display ...