Facebook tests tech to help blind people enjoy photos

MENLO PARK, Apr 5: Facebook on Monday began using artificial intelligence to help people with visual impairments enjoy photos posted at the leading social...

ExoMars sends first pictures home

Paris, Apr 15: The Euro-Russian spacecraft ExoMars, launched towards the Red Planet last month, has sent home its first pictures from space and is...

EU says to monitor, not regulate ‘hyped’ virtual currencies

LONDON, Jan 25: The European Union will monitor rather than regulate "hyped" virtual currencies for now, because too little is known to justify new...

Attorney General Lynch chides European decisions to restrict data sharing

LONDON, Dec 9: U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch warned on Wednesday that a planned European Union data protection law could undermine efforts to thwart...

FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 4: The FBI’s method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior...

Scientists Watch Black Hole Have Leisurely Meal

Washington, Nov.28: Black holes are notorious for gobbling stars and ripping apart galaxies, but it's not always a quick process. Astronomers reported Thursday they...

SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket After Launch of Satellites Into Orbit

Florida, Dec.22: People living along the central Atlantic coast of Florida have for decades enjoyed the spectacle of rockets headed for space. On Monday...

Facebook’s CEO and wife to give 99 percent of shares to their new foundation

San Francisco, Dec.02: Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy...

Thai junta pressures Facebook, Line to censor online posts

BANGKOK, Jan 31: Thailand's military government will try to persuade media companies Facebook and Line to comply with court orders to remove content it...

Planet Earth is Actually Two Planets, Study Suggests

Washington, Feb.05: Earth isn't one planet. It's two, according to a study from UCLA published in "Science." As the study contends, a "planetary embryo" named...