In the tropics at heights more than 10 miles above the surface, the prevailing winds alternate between strong easterlies and strong westerlies roughly every other year.
Just a few days after rolling out a new IDE (integrated development environment) and an official Robot, Arduino has launched a TFT LCD screen.
Earlier this week, Microsoft debuted its long-awaited Xbox One console. Although little was said about the processors in the new Xbox One, veteran industry analyst Jon Peddie says he believes the silicon is a custom version of AMD’s newest APU with 8 Jaguar core CPUs and a big multi-core GPU.
Researchers at the Universities of Leeds and Chicago have uncovered an important mechanism behind the generation of astrophysical magnetic fields such as that of the Sun.
Cybersecurity researchers are getting more worried that focusing on "rational" attackers such as the Chinese might be a dangerous way to go, and the country needs to fear the irrational types more.
The Ring Nebula's distinctive shape makes it a popular illustration for astronomy books. But new observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of the glowing gas shroud around an old, dying, sun-like star reveal a new twist.
The ESA (European Space Agency) has inaugurated a new hub that will strengthen Europe’s contribution to the global hunt for asteroids and other hazardous natural objects that may strike Earth.
Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., recently flipped an adapter - no easy feat when you're talking about 1,000 pounds of aluminum - furthering progress toward Exploration Flight Test (EFT)-1 in 2014 and providing early experience for Space Launch System (SLS) hardware ahead of the rocket's first flight in 2017.
The Solar Impulse took off from Phoenix at 4:47 local time yesterday morning and headed to Dallas.
Electronics giant LG has signed with ARM to license the ARM Cortex-A50 CPU as well as the next gen of the Mali GPU.
AMD has finally taken the wraps off its low-power APU line-up for 2013. Of course, avid readers probably know what AMD has cooked up with its Jaguar and Piledriver based chips, which now have proper names to go by, and they sound worse than the codenames.
Nvidia seems to think that no crisis should ever go to waste, hence it believes it can capitalize on disruptions in the PC market and weather the storm with ease.
Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information processing.
Scientists have put to bed a theory about space brains, which will be a great relief to those who have trouble sleeping over such matters.
The smartphone wars are heating up and now we are hearing that Samsung and HTC flagship Android phones are flying off the shelves, leaving the competition in a cloud of dust.
The company which makes software that no one understands says it aims to train 650 workers with autism to become IT specialists by 2020.
Lenovo has pulled it off again. Although most PC peddlers are in the red, the company reported record PC shipments, annual sales, global market share and annual pre-tax income.
No one can say that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has not done a lot with his life. He has been a philanthropist, inventor, investor, cancer survivor and author.
It looks like whatever its new CEO Meg Whitman is doing at HP to turn the outfit around is starting to work.
A panel of researchers has released a paper confirming that a device made by a secretive Italian might be cold fusion.