Yes, evening solar power is here!

An era of nighttime solar power is dawning in the U.S.

Now the US taxman probes Google

The world's tax men are ganging up to take on the creative accountants at the likes of Google, who have been allegedly engineering some fairly staggering tax evasion moves.

It's official: hackers really are dweebs

The stereotype of a hacker being antisocial man-children who live in their parents' basements is apparently true, according to a new study from the University of Montreal.

China's Wing Loong based on US Reaper drone

The United States military has been operating its armed MQ-9 Reaper drone since 2007.

Ecuador: US WikiLeaks extradition would be "evil"



The Ecuadorian government is reportedly attempting to prevent the "evil" extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. 


Global CO2 emissions continue to rise

Human beings pumped out three percent more carbon dioxide last year than the year before, to reach an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes.

Sophisticated Flame spy virus infiltrated Iranian networks

A sophisticated computer virus that infiltrated and spied on Iranian networks was reportedly coded by the United States and Israel.

WikiLeaks founder fears US espionage charges


Author-activist David Swanson believes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ultimately be handed over to the United States where he will be tried for espionage.

3D TV wanes in the United States

3D TV may be quite popular in Western Europe and China, but interest in the evolving format seems to be waning in North America.

High-speed rail is booming


High-speed rail (HSR) isn’t without its problem – as train wrecks in China and financial wrecks in California have shown. 



Russia says it will sink the International Space Station

First NASA launched its final shuttle mission earlier this month, and now Russia is debating how to do away with the International Space Station (ISS) as it nears the end of its life cycle.

China want to explore the Moon, Venus and Mars

In light of last week's final NASA space shuttle launch, Beijing is stepping up to the plate with aspirations of exploring the Moon, Venus and Mars.

China is now the world's second largest economy

The People's Republic of China - also known as Zhōngguó - has eclipsed Japan and is now the world's second largest economy.