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Heliogen has concentrated solar energy at breakthrough level

Heliogen has concentrated solar energy at breakthrough level

These split hydrogen molecules can be used to heat homes, power cars, and even power a factory. Previous commercial concentrating solar thermal systems have reached up to only half of the 1,000 ...

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PayPal pays a massive $4B for Honey, a browser extension

PayPal pays a massive $4B for Honey, a browser extension

Digital payments giant PayPal Holdings Inc. announced a deal to buy the downtown Los Angeles-based Honey Science Corp. for $4 billion Wednesday, marking the largest acquisition of a tech company in ...

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Galaxy Note 10 Red and Pink now available in the US

Galaxy Note 10 Red and Pink now available in the US

Now might be the best time to buy either a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Galaxy S10 phone, including the Plus models. Not everyone will be able to get it immediately, however, only those who signed up...

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US Mulls Withdrawing Armed Forces Brigade If South Korea Refuses Spending Hike

US Mulls Withdrawing Armed Forces Brigade If South Korea Refuses Spending Hike

None of the funds authorized by the act may be used to reduce the total number of US military in South Korea below 22,000 unless the Secretary of Defense certifies the necessity to Congress committees...

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Fossil fuel polluters from U.S. to China far off climate targets

Fossil fuel polluters from U.S. to China far off climate targets

The 10 nations in focus, including superpowers China and the United States, plan to produce fuels by 2030 at levels between 50-120% over Paris Agreement targets, the study showed. The Production ...

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North Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

North Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

Pyongyang hit back hard in response to President Donald Trump's recent tweet suggesting another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Choson Sinbo, the pro-Pyongyang newspaper publish...

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Donald Trump: ‘Republicans Are Killing It’ in Impeachment Hearings

Donald Trump: ‘Republicans Are Killing It’ in Impeachment Hearings

A woman seated behind Lt. Col Alexander Vindman as he testified during Tuesday's impeachment hearings against Donald Trump at the House Intelligence Committee unwittingly caused a viral moment w...

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Some Huawei suppliers get U.S. approval to restart sales to blacklisted firm

Some Huawei suppliers get U.S. approval to restart sales to blacklisted firm

Companies that have received intent to deny letters still have an opportunity to appeal, while for some others decisions are still pending, said Kevin Wolf, a former USA assistant secretary of commerc...

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Apple’s best Black Friday deals 2019: iPhones, watches and more

Apple’s best Black Friday deals 2019: iPhones, watches and more

These kinds of deals tend to go soon as stores have a limited supply, so in some cases, it's best to take advantage of a deal as early as possible. Pay attention that many of these Black Friday ...

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'No one needs to be a billionaire', Britain's Labour Party says

'No one needs to be a billionaire', Britain's Labour Party says

Labour hopes the message will propel them to power as they trail Johnson's party in the opinion polls. McDonnell, going after billionaires as part of the Labour party's general push on class warfare...

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Half-Life: Alyx VR Game Announced by Valve, Will Be Revealed Thursday

Half-Life: Alyx VR Game Announced by Valve, Will Be Revealed Thursday

This news is pretty well timed, given that the original Half-Life released on November 19th 1998, 21 years ago to the day. This will be its first virtual reality game and will be related to the ...

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Schiff Breaks From Hearing

Schiff Breaks From Hearing

The whistleblower's identity is still unknown, but they have been identified in reports as a CIA officer previously detailed to the White House who learned of the unusual Trump-Ukraine call throug...

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Indonesia opposes USA decision to reverse stance on Israeli settlements

Indonesia opposes USA decision to reverse stance on Israeli settlements

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the Trump administration is softening its position on the West Bank settlements, saying they were no longer inconsistent with the global law. ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks interview with whistleblower who triggered impeachment inquiry

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks interview with whistleblower who triggered impeachment inquiry

It is unclear what the intended scope of the interview would be or whether the whistleblower's lawyers will agree to it. Mark Zaid, one of the lawyers for the whistleblower, said he and his co-counsel...

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Dublin: Man 'shot dead' before vehicle was set on fire

Dublin: Man 'shot dead' before vehicle was set on fire

The body was discovered in the passenger seat after emergency services had extinguished the burning vehicle. A post-mortem confirmed he had been shot a number of times before the auto was set alight...

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US Is Still Talking To China On Trade, Says Donald Trump

US Is Still Talking To China On Trade, Says Donald Trump

Nonetheless, some China and trade experts briefed on the talks reporteldy also told Reuters they were still "optimistic" that a deal would materialise in the "coming weeks". He shook hands on a "pha...

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Gordon Sondland Went 'Tekashi 6ix9ine' During Impeachment Hearing

The testimony in the first session also brought forth the existence of a secret electronic filing system at the White House, which the whistleblower called attention to in the report that was made p...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils new Liberal cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils new Liberal cabinet

But Trudeau has appointed him to be his "special representative for the Prairies ..." In addition to Carr, Trudeau has dropped two others from cabinet - former health minister Ginette Petitpas Taylo...

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Trumps says U.S. mulling tariff exemptions for Apple in China trade war

Trumps says U.S. mulling tariff exemptions for Apple in China trade war

When finished, Apple's Austin campus will measure 3 million square feet with enough room for 15,000 employees. The 133-acre property is situated near McNeil Lane in North Austin and just a short dri...

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Dense Fog Likely in the Stateline Tonight and Wednesday Morning

Dense Fog Likely in the Stateline Tonight and Wednesday Morning

Snowfall warnings may be required for some regions. We are keeping tabs on the temperatures that will fall back later tonight to near the freezing mark. Visibility could also be greatly reduced at...

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US Senate passes Hong Kong human rights bill

US Senate passes Hong Kong human rights bill

He slammed the bill as "whitewashing the illegal and criminal acts of Hong Kong violent elements for ulterior political purposes", and "the pursuit of "human rights" and "democracy", is to boost the s...

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Netanyahu challenger fails to form coalition

Netanyahu challenger fails to form coalition

Both Mr Netanyahu and Benny Gantz , the former general who heads the centrist Blue & White party, have now tried and failed to form governments - pushing Israel into an ever deeper political crisis...

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Meet ‘Whale’, Facebook’s new meme-making app

Meet ‘Whale’, Facebook’s new meme-making app

However, what gives Whale a upper hand is that it is free to download and it does not ask for any in-app purchases or subscriptions. It lets users utilise images from their phones, apart from stock ...

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Apple releases Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 11 series

According to Apple , the cases are created to provide up to 50 percent longer battery life to each iPhone when fully charged for longer talk time, internet use, and audio and video playback. Apple sa...

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Purported OnePlus 8 Pro drawings leak, suggest minor changes

Purported OnePlus 8 Pro drawings leak, suggest minor changes

The images show the hole-punch display design that OnePlus will use for the OnePlus 8 series. The Pro variant may, however, feature two sensors instead of one. This fourth sensor is said to be a ToF (...

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Malta businessman arrested over journalist murder, says police source

Malta businessman arrested over journalist murder, says police source

Caruana Galizia had been described as a "one-woman Wikileaks" for her dogged dedication to revealing corruption in European Union and Maltese politics and business. "We now expect the authorities ...

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Bobby Ryan enters the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program

Bobby Ryan enters the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program

The player assistance program, which was started in 1996, is a "confidential program that provides players and their families with assistance with mental health, substance abuse and other matters", ac...

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"Fake" Windows 10 Update Installs "Cyborg" Ransomware

Recovering a system is a hard task, and either requires a recovery specialist or for the victim to pay a ransom fee. Microsoft never sends any of its updates via emails. It's not clear how many users ...

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Google Stadia review: a technical marvel but a baffling release

Google Stadia review: a technical marvel but a baffling release

Will Stadia only release 4 games in the month and a half following the service's launch? At the moment it is entirely impossible to gauge how any of these will have an impact on the Stadia offering ...

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Woman rescues koala from bushfire in New South Wales

Woman rescues koala from bushfire in New South Wales

But then, a woman rushed in, using her own shirt to wrap up the koala and move it out of harm's way. The 14-year-old animal was taken to the nearby Koala Hospital Port Macquarie for treatment for seve...

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