Aerospace Technology

NASA nails test on Voyager spacecraft, 13 billion miles away

Dec 4, 2017

NASA has nailed an engine test on Voyager 1 spacecraft, 13 billion miles away

Russian weather satellite fails to enter orbit after launch

Nov 28, 2017

A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia's new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation's space program

60 years after Sputnik, Russian space program faces troubles

Oct 4, 2017

Six decades after Sputnik opened the space era, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program _ a sign that the nation has failed to build upon its achievements

Communication Technology

Email sent to Trumps included public WikiLeaks information

Dec 8, 2017

An email sent to President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. before the 2016 election included a decryption key for hacked documents that the website WikiLeaks had made public a day earlier

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

Dec 6, 2017

Apple's chief executive says he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after they were removed earlier this year

Apple, Google at Chinese internet fest shows lure of market

Dec 4, 2017

Apple, Google leaders' presence at China state-run internet conference highlights dilemma for Western tech companies trying to expand in increasingly restricted market

Computing And Information Technology

Insider Q&A: PayPal founder talks digital payments, bitcoin

Dec 10, 2017

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin ponders the pace of innovation in digital payments, security threats and the impact of speculative investing in bitcoin

Email sent to Trumps included public WikiLeaks information

Dec 8, 2017

An email sent to President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. before the 2016 election included a decryption key for hacked documents that the website WikiLeaks had made public a day earlier

After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paper

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering Thursday just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle a wide range of transactions, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system

Technology Issues

The Latest: County says hackers tried another attack

Dec 8, 2017

A North Carolina county says hackers have tried new attacks on its computer systems after it refused to pay them a ransom for frozen data

After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paper

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering Thursday just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle a wide range of transactions, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

Dec 6, 2017

Apple's chief executive says he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after they were removed earlier this year

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH