An ancient Greek palace filled with cultic objects and clay tablets written in a lost script may be the long-lost palace of Mycenaean Sparta, one of the most famous civilizations of ancient Greece. The 10-room complex …
FOX News · 59 minutes ago
Lost palace
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which made its famous flyby of Pluto in July, has a new place to go. Scientists working with the mission have picked their first-choice destination for New Horizons' post-Pluto existence.
Mashable · 8 minutes ago
Kuiper Belt
LinkedIn has acquired the predictive sales and marketing firm Fliptop in an effort to boost development on its own Sales Solutions offering. The professional social networking company says that the integration of the …
VentureBeat · 7 minutes ago
BRUSSELS — Google Inc has rejected EU antitrust charges that it abused its market power, exposing the company to the risk of a hefty fine if it does not alter its business practices. The company's comments came after …
The Christian Science Monitor · 10 minutes ago
The U.S. energy is booming and now is the time for businesses, homeowners and investors to profit. Solar energy isn't just limited to the US; it has now become a global standard. Increasing worries about climate …
The Huffington Post · 12 minutes ago
solar energy
Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it would soon start beta testing an app that would help drone flyers understand where they can and — more importantly — can’t fly. Today, the …
TechCrunch · ByFrederic Lardinois · 43 minutes ago
Disrupt SF
Namely, a startup that does all the heavy HR lifting for you, is today announcing two new strategic hires in the form of Radhika Samant and Teresa Dietrich. Samant was previously CFO at EnterpriseDB, where she led …
TechCrunch · ByJordan Crook · 43 minutes ago
Radhika Samant
If you've used a Nintendo Wii Remote before, you may already be familiar with navigating the next Apple TV. For weeks, reports have said Apple's new TV streaming box will include an upgraded remote that includes a …
Mashable · 42 minutes ago
BERLIN – The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other …
FOX News · 12 hours ago
polar bear
Exceeding speeds of 760 miles per hour, supersonic jets pierce the sound barrier with a resounding "BOOM!" Now, NASA researchers have captured high-resolution images of the shock waves that generate the …
New York Times · 39 minutes ago
While John Hanley patented the first uninterruptible power supply–UPS–system, which he called “Apparatus For Maintaining An Unfailing and Uninterrupted Supply of Electrical Energy,” the first UPS devices were … · 10 minutes ago
Backup Power
Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular science stories: The panspermia hypothesis has always been somewhat controversial, even if it attracted prominent scientists such as James Watson. It …
Science Recorder · 3 hours ago
I don’t know who buys third-party controllers nowadays—I feel like the Xbox 360 controller is still the gold standard for PCs, with the Xbox One and DualShock 4 following close behind. But if you are in the market …
PC World · 2 hours ago
(CNN)For most of us Earthlings, the photos of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover reveal little more than a desolate red landscape inhabited mostly by rocks. Lots and lots of rocks. But to the more, er, imaginative minds in …
CNN · 7 hours ago
Curiosity rover
(By Joseph Menn, Reuters) – In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies …
VentureBeat · 1 hour ago
MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 29 (UPI) --Social giant Facebook on Friday unveiled a virtual assistant for its messenger application, called 'M' -- which effectively acts as a personal concierge, like Apple's Suri, company …
United Press International · 1 hour ago
virtual assistant
Looking forward to starting Tuesday with the great team at @Uber Advanced Technology Center. Should be a cool challenge and a lot of fun.
Engadget · 8 minutes ago
Jeep hackers
(CNN)Where do you go after Pluto? To PT1 of course! NASA has picked the next target for New Horizons, the piano-sized spacecraft that took those amazing photos of Pluto in July when it became the first probe to fly by.
CNN · 2 hours ago
Pluto probe
The first Apple Store in Brazil is shown to the media before its official February 2014 in a Rio de Janeiro mall. (Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba, AFP/Getty Images) Apple reportedly plans to discontinue sales of its iPhone 5c once …
USA Today · 2 hours ago
According to a NASA statement, based upon the recommendation of the New Horizons team, the agency has provisionally selected the probe’s next destination. This extension of New Horizons’ mission will be …
The Space Reporter · 3 hours ago