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Blue Origin shoots NASA experiments into space in test

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:20:21 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, launched NASA experiments into space Wednesday on a brief test flight.....
Oil turns negative on U.S. stock market weakness

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:15:28 -0500

By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices turned negative on Wednesday, following U.S. stock markets down, on concerns about global economic weakness, forecasts for record U.S. shale productio....
Boeing flying car prototype completes first test flight

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:13:41 -0500

Boeing said Wednesday its prototype "flying car" -- part of a project aimed at "on-demand autonomous air transportation" -- has completed its first successful test flight. Boeing is among a handful o....
When Is the Next Lunar Eclipse?

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:52:00 -0500

Viewers in the United States may have to wait until next year, but the Southern hemisphere will get a partial later this year.....
CEOs sour on Trump policies, warn they hurt business, investment

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:51:08 -0500

From centre-stage in Davos last year, President Donald Trump told the world's corporate bosses that America is a great place to invest. Foreign direct investment to the United States fell in 2018, an....
Trump could recognize opposition leader as Venezuelan president: sources

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:47:51 -0500

Amid street protests in Venezuela, the Trump administration is preparing to announce its formal support for Guaido, head of the opposition-led Congress, the sources told Reuters, but is waiting to see....
NASA replaces astronaut on Boeing's 1st crew launch

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:44:45 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has replaced an astronaut assigned to Boeing's first launch with a crew.....
Germany to fund research facility for EV battery technology

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:39:39 -0500

Anja Karliczek said her ministry would invest 500 million euros ($568 million) to support research into both existing and next-generation EV battery cell technology. "The German car industry shouldn'....
EnBW open to partnerships in U.S. offshore wind expansion

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:30:22 -0500

German utility EnBW could seek more partners in its planned push into the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind sector, its chief executive said. EnBW has already formed a joint venture with project develop....
Qatari emir hosts Bashir, backs 'unity' in restive Sudan

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:10:32 -0500

The tiny but wealthy Gulf state vies with regional rivals for influence in Sudan, strategic in part for its access to the Red Sea, and last year agreed a $4 billion deal to jointly develop Suakin port....
Sudan accepted economic assistance from UAE, Russia, Turkey: oil minister

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:06:09 -0500

"We received assistance from the United Arab Emirates," he said. "And Russia and Turkey offered us assistance including fuel, wheat and others, and we accepted it as a normal matter between friendly ....
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin rocket makes 10th flight test

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:47:29 -0500

With an eye to launching the first tourists to space by year's end, Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, blasted off the 10th test flight of its New Shepard rocket on Wednes....
How Much Litter Box Do You Really Get for $500?

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:44:00 -0500

I tried an automatic self-cleaning litter box. What I really got was a cat toy that should come with a payment plan-but also, a relief from constant litter box cleaning.....
What was that small flash of light during the super blood wolf moon?

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:36:27 -0500

"A rock" hit the moon Sunday night and only a few people noticed it. It was a meteorite.....
French watchdog sounds alert over chemicals in diapers

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:33:25 -0500

A French public health watchdog warned Wednesday about the risks of several chemicals found in disposable nappies, leading the government to demand that manufacturers withdraw them from their products....
Blue Origin sends NASA-backed payloads to space and back on suborbital rocket ship

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:28:05 -0500

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space venture sent eight NASA-sponsored scientific payloads to the edge of space and back on its New Shepard suborbital spaceship, marking another step t....
Airbus's Flying Taxi Is Poised for Takeoff Within Weeks

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:28:03 -0500

Initial flights will be unmanned as Airbus seeks to establish the four-seat model’s capabilities for full autonomy and focuses on tests that don’t require a pilot. Flight testing will begin with brie....
Google, Facebook Set 2018 Lobbying Records as Tech Scrutiny Intensifies

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:21:27 -0500

Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit spent more than $21 million to influence Washington, according to federal disclosures, in a year when its chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai, made his first appearance ....
IBM Gains Most in a Decade After Surprisingly Positive Results

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:07:57 -0500

Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty has been touting IBM’s newer offerings in the cloud and artificial intelligence as agents for growth. IBM’s consulting business flipped from declines into growth....
Buzz Aldrin wants Trump to change the name of Space Force

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:06:50 -0500

Buzz Aldrin, the legendary NASA astronaut, is calling on President Donald Trump to rename the Space Force to something less antagonistic. Mr Aldrin, however, is not pleased with the branding. “I hav....
IBM Soars as Morgan Stanley Hails ‘Cleanest Quarter in Years’

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:03:14 -0500

Results showed a stronger-than-expected rebound for software after a weak third quarter, though Morgan Stanley sees slower software growth in the first quarter. IBM’s services “transformation” is als....
Texas Instruments Results Will Be a Litmus Test for Bloodied Semis

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:00:33 -0500

Texas Instruments has one of the industry’s longest and most diverse list of customers whose products range from satellites and rockets to personal computers and home appliances. The company’s earnin....
Egypt says archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile Delta

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:43:37 -0500

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered ancient tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C., in the Nile Delta.....
Jacobs (JEC) Receives Contract for California WaterFix Plan

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:28:02 -0500

Jacobs' (JEC) contract with DCA will to provide engineering design management services for the California Water Fix program.....
Why Do I Bruise So Easily?

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:24:07 -0500

If you fall off your bike or bump your leg on your nightstand, you can....
Google Tries to Stay Relevant in Smartwatches With a $40 Million Deal

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:22:00 -0500

But the fabled Pixel Watch won’t arrive anytime soon.....
Why We’re Not Keen On Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.’s (NYSE:JEC) 7.1% Return On Capital

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:16:47 -0500

Today we are going to look at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) to see whether it might be an attractive investment prospect. To be precise, we'll consider its Return OnRead More.......
Sorry, Global Warming Won't Save You from Snow Days

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:38:00 -0500

On Sunday, as much of the country plunged into polar temperatures, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to make a dig at climate science on Twitter."Be careful and try staying in your hous....
100-Million-Year-Old Hagfish Complete with Slime Kit Discovered

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:37:00 -0500

Scientists recently discovered a rare and important hagfish fossil that includes traces of preserved slime dating to 100 million years ago.Eyeless, jawless hagfish -- still around today -- are bizarre....
Italy's Salvini hopes Macron's support dwindles at EU elections

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:35:03 -0500

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday he hoped the French people would not choose President Emmanuel Macron's party in European parliament elections later this year, drawing a....
Donald Trump Promised NASA Unlimited Cash To Complete Manned Mars Mission By 2020: Book

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:22:06 -0500

NASA has long stated its aim of sending humans to Mars sometime in the 2030s.....
3 Upcoming Readouts for Gilead Sciences You Don't Want to Miss

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:16:00 -0500

Results from a few clinical trials reading out in 2019 could make it a year to remember.....
What If America Doesn't Actually Need ICBMs or Nuclear Bombers? (Hear Us Out.)

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 -0500

The U.S. can deliver nuclear weapons from air, land, and sea. That could change.....
Iowa's 'fetal heartbeat' abortion ban ruled unconstitutional

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:48:15 -0500

Iowa's Republican-controlled legislature passed the restriction in May 2018, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
Uber Is Open to Outside Investment Into Self-Driving Car Unit

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:37:06 -0500

The company’s pouring large, undisclosed sums of money into its Advanced Technologies Group, which includes the company’s self-driving car research as well as plans to build VTOL (vertical takeoff and....
Europe's Arianespace takes on SpaceX by cutting Ariane 5 rocket launch price

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:20:54 -0500

Arianespace is aiming for the cost of launching the Ariane 6 to fall by around 40 percent versus the Ariane 5 through design changes and higher volume production, bringing its prices more in line with....
'A rock' hit the moon during the super blood wolf moon

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:10:19 -0500

On Sunday, millions of people around the world watched as the Earth’s shadow covered the moon in a copper-reddish glow in what was known as a “super blood wolf moon.” It was the first full moon of the....
What House Democrats can, and can't, do to push action on climate

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:00:19 -0500

House Democrats are launching an aggressive campaign to prioritize the climate crisis. But President Trump has called climate change a hoax, and Republicans still control the Senate, so what can the H....
PG&E expects capital spending of about $6.6 billion in 2019

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:51:01 -0500

(Reuters) - U.S. power company PG&E Corp said http://bit.ly/2T5NcbG on Wednesday it expected capital expenses of about $6.6 billion in 2019 and $6.9 billion in 2020.....
Toxic substances found in diapers in France: government agency

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:36:14 -0500

The French government said manufacturers and retailers should ensure that the substances are removed from diapers. The agency said health risks could not be excluded, although French Health Minister ....
Mining on the Moon: Europe Plans to Drill for Oxygen and Water by 2025

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:23:49 -0500

Mining on the Moon: Europe Plans to Drill for Oxygen and Water by 2025....
Boeing’s passenger air vehicle prototype rises into the sky for its first test flight

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:15:51 -0500

Boeing says it has successfully completed the first test flight of a prototype for its autonomous passenger air vehicle, which could start carrying riders as early as next year. The test was executed ....
Blank-check company IPOs moving ahead despite government shutdown

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:08:01 -0500

"Blank-check" companies, which launch IPOs to raise money for acquisitions, are taking advantage of their unique structure to proceed without the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SE....
New Proposal Aims To Make Legacy FDR Works Project The Flagship Of A Green New Deal

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:00:28 -0500

In May 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Tennessee Valley....
Yemen prisoner swap terms expected in coming days, government delegate says

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:48:47 -0500

Yemen's warring parties are expected to agree on the terms of a prisoner exchange in around 10 days, a representative of the internationally recognized Yemeni government said on Wednesday. "We expect....
This Could Be The Biggest Scandal Of The Climate Change Era

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:45:27 -0500

Governments and businesses habitually set out emergency response plans to....
'The trash never stops': Indonesia battles to clean up rivers

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:24:03 -0500

Boys played and chatted on a rickety wooden ramp under a baking sun in West Java, while just below their feet flowed one of Indonesia's most horribly polluted rivers, clogged with hundreds of tonnes o....
The robot AI dog that will keep an eye on children and the elderly

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:01:14 -0500

Sony's puppy-sized robot dog aibo, equipped with cameras, artificial intelligence and internet capability, can now remotely check up on family members, children or even pets. The 30-centimetre (on....
Future drops video for 'Rocket Ship'

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:45:34 -0500

After kicking off 2019 with the album's release, Future is following it up with a video for one of its standout tracks. Directed by Uncle Leff, the visual is minimal and lo-fi, placing the focus on F....
Blue Origin to make 10th flight test of space tourist rocket

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:01:30 -0500

Blue Origin, the rocket company headed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is poised to launch the 10th test flight of its unmanned New Shepard rocket on Wednesday as it competes with Virgin Galactic to bec....