Netherlands wants to grow human embryos for 'limited' research

Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich. REUTERS/MICHAEL DALDER ...

Giant Chile telescope moves ahead with signing of construction contract

A handout image released by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) on 25 May 2016 shows an...


Netflix, Amazon face quotas for European movies

  Brussels:  US firms like Netflix, Amazon and Apple face quotas for Eur...

Asia hotbed of IT piracy despite economic growth: report

  Singapore: More than 60 percent of all computer software installed i...

Twitter drops photos, videos from 140-character limit

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and H...

With HoloLens, Microsoft aims to avoid Google's mistakes

A Microsoft employee demonstrates HoloLens during the Microsoft Build 2016 Developers Confe...

Revealed: How Earth got its oxygen

  New York: In a fresh look at how Earth's atmosphere became oxygenated...

China's Midea makes takeover offer for German robotics firm

Robots covered in plastic sheets are seen at a plant of Kuka Robotics in Shanghai August 13...

Apple chief Cook unveils app design centre in India

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced plans to build an app design facility in the southern Indi...

Glass beads found in Australia point to huge asteroid hit

Image for representation only.   Sydney: Australian scientists have found ev...

Twitter to free room for links and photos: report

This file photo taken on September 11, 2013 shows the logo of social networking website ...

Game on: Nintendo eyes expansion into film business

A woman walks past a figure of "Mario", a character in Nintendo's "Mario...

Silicon Valley venture capitalists raise more money, give less away

The Alphabet Inc. campus, also known as Googleplex, is shown in this aerial photo in Mounta...

Now you can format your text in WhatsApp

Doha: WhatsApp messenger has introduced many new features in its new update. In i...

High-tech devices take cheating to new level in Thai schools

  By NATNICHA CHUWIRUCH BANGKOK: Glasses with embedded cameras and smart...

The hottest trend in web design is intentionally ugly, unusable sites

  A screenshot of brutalistwebsites.com By Katherine Arcement There's a...

Facebook launches WhatsApp desktop app for Windows, Mac

  New York: Social media giant Facebook has made available its WhatsApp ins...

MasterCard to use the power of selfies to protect your online shopping

By Andrea Peterson MasterCard wants to use your face to help fend off fraudsters. ...

Amazon takes aim at YouTube with new video service

  Amazon.com Inc launched a service on Tuesday that allows users to post...

Mercury rising: planet completes rare transit of Sun

The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette, lower left, as it transits across the face of the...

New silk wrap keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

  By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO: Scientists announced Friday a nearly invis...