Watch the successful first flight of Aquila - Facebook's solar-powered internet beaming drone

Social media network Facebook has not been shy in its ambitions to distribute internet access across the globe and today (Thursday 21 July) it has made great strides in doing so with the successful test flight of a light-weight, solar-powered drone. More..

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RIP: Japan Is Making Its Last-Ever VCR
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

RIP: Japan Is Making Its Last-Ever VCR

While this might seem like a lot for what is essentially a dead format, the company was selling some 15 million units in its heyday, reports the Telegraph . Any child of the '80s will have fond memories of wat...More..

Why Environmentalists Aren't Sold on One of Clinton's VP Finalists
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

Why Environmentalists Aren't Sold on One of Clinton's VP Finalists

They needn't worry. Hillary Clinton may be as establishment as they come, but she's as far left as Barack Obama. Vilsack referred such questions to the Clinton campaign, and said because his trip to the gov...More..

by | Friday, July 22, 2016

The Greatest Trick Ted Cruz Has Ever Pulled

In his convention remarks, Cruz told delegates: "If you love our country, and love our children as much as you do, stand, and speak, and vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket who ...More..

SoftBank to buy United Kingdom chip designer ARM for $32bn
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

SoftBank to buy United Kingdom chip designer ARM for $32bn

According to the Dealogic, SoftBank has participated in more than 140 deals worth about $US82 billion in japan, the US, Europe, China and Asia - from a Chinese competitor to Uber, to Supercell , the rapidly ...More..

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

This makes Facebook Messenger the fourth Facebook-owned app to have this level of outreach. The person receiving the message will see a stream of balloons fly up their screen when they read it. Additionally, ...More..