Stories about Sci-tech

May 21 2017

Antarctic Doomsday Seed Vault Gets Doused By Climate Change

The seed vault, which was built in 2008 and houses around a million packets of seeds of most food crops known to man, has been flooded after the permafrost it was built...

May 21 2017

India's 'new Silk Road' snub highlights gulf with China

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) makes a strong statement - and case - for China's growing leadership credentials. And how far China is willing to go to uphold its c...

May 21 2017

Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers

The aptly-named " WannaKey " tool is available for free here but only functions on computers running the Windows XP operating system. Ransomware had hit over 150 countrie...

May 20 2017

GST Council sets rates for most items

The meeting is chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, reported a national news portal. He said the Odisha Goods and Service Tax Bill provides provision to levy...

May 20 2017

Handsome iOS 11 concept shows big changes iPad needs

What is more, it is expected to reach a level of 600,000 units in July, since the supply chain's shipments of components for the manufacturers have been increasing recent...

May 20 2017

State Bank of India Q4 net profit more than doubles as expected

Deposits of the bank increased to Rs 20,44,751 crore as on March 17, up by 18.14 per cent year-on year from Rs 17,30,722 crore, it said in a statement. "With that, the ba...

May 20 2017

Irish PM Kenny steps down as party leader

The new leader is expected be announced on June 2. "Leo has the qualities that I believe will bring Fine Gael and our country into a new era of social inclusion and fai...

May 20 2017

Alisher Usmanov launches £1billion bid to buy Arsenal

But the timing of the move and the leak is significant, ahead of what is set to be an weekend of soul-searching and protest among Arsenal fans if - as expected - the club...

May 20 2017

Persecution of gay men in Chechnya: MEPs call for urgent investigation

According to Buzzfeed , approximately 40 gay men have fled Chechnya under fear of torture and death, and those seeking visas to other nations are having no luck reaching...

May 20 2017

Is Xiaomi Mi X under preparation?

If your memory serves you correctly, you will know that when Xiaomi previously announced its Mi Max, it featured a massive 6.4-inch display that gave it the advantage t...

May 20 2017

Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook

MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball agreed to the posting system in December 1998 in which Japanese clubs can make available players over which they have control. This m...

May 20 2017

Aston Martin signs Tom Brady to multiyear endorsement deal

The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. In addition, Aston Martin said Brady will "curate" his own version of the company's new...

May 20 2017

Paul Clement: Spurs sting should sway Sigurdsson to stick with Swans

Football pundit Jamie Redknapp believes Everton should be ready to "cash in" on Ross Barkley, whilst targeting Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson as an ideal replaceme...

May 20 2017

Indians bullpen hangs on for win over Rays

RAYS 7, INDIANS 4: Corey Dickerson hit a three-run homer - his third homer in two days - and Alex Cobb controlled Cleveland over seven as the Tampa Bay Rays beat ...

May 20 2017

US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

The Senate intelligence committee wants former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to appear before the panel in both open and closed sessions. The House...

May 20 2017

TJ Miller parasails into Cannes for 'The Emoji Movie'

Austin , Steven Wright and Rob Riggle . The premise of the movie is that each emoji is living and that they are only allowed to have their specified facial expressio...

May 20 2017

Former Minister of Agriculture enters the race for the Fine Gael leadership

Her predecessor David Cameron said Mr Kenny "was a strong leader for Ireland, a great partner for the United Kingdom, and remains a good friend". Education minister Ric...

May 19 2017

Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

The WannaCry hack threatens to delete users' encrypted files in a week if a ransom of $300 isn't met - doubled if the payment isn't made in within three days. "An equival...

May 19 2017

Google I/O 2017: Google Releases Standalone VR Headset

In that dynamic, you can't get a truly immersive sense that you're in another environment. This essentially describes how Google's Tango system works and that is likely t...

May 19 2017

Microsoft has seemingly renewed its Scalebound trademark

Of course, Microsoft did renew the trademark- that factually did happen. Sources close to the project reportedly told Eurogamer : "With continuing issues surrounding the...