New research reveals hundreds of undiscovered black holes

New research by the University of Surrey published today in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society has shone light on a globular cluster of stars that could host several hundred black holes, a phenomenon ...

Say goodbye to the iPhone's headphone jack

Apple's latest iPhone may be more notable for what's missing than what's been added, as the consumer tech giant tries to revive demand for its top-selling product and nudge consumers closer to its vision of a wireless world.

New PlayStation 4 products aim to keep Sony in lead

Sony on Wednesday unveiled a pair of new offerings for its industry-leading PlayStation 4, including a deluxe version that is compatible with cutting-edge high dynamic range television.

Ecuador begins pumping oil in Amazon nature reserve

Ecuador began pumping oil Wednesday from a massive field located partly on a protected nature reserve in the Amazon rainforest, drawing criticism from environmentalists and indigenous-rights groups.

Five takeaways from Apple media event

Apple rolled out several latest-generation products at a widely anticipated media event Wednesday aimed at reviving growth at the tech giant, the world's most valuable company.

Scientists concerned about beetles' effect on rare bird

It was a good plan: Bring in hungry beetles that feed only on nonnative salt cedar trees to get a handle on a hardy, invasive species that was crowding riverbanks across the West and leaching precious water from the drought-stricken ...

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