What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?
While the artists couldn’t reveal any specifics about the plot, they did treat a packed auditorium to a few revelations about modernizing aesthetics of everything from the X-wing fighters to the Millennium Falcon.
“Battlefront” will focus on frenzied shoot-outs between up to 40 players portraying Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire forces. In a demonstration of the game’s multiplayer mode, a team of jetpack-equipped rebels were shown carving their way through the woodsy Endor while Stormtroopers charged at them on foot, on speeders and within walkers, including a hulking AT-AT war machine.
But lawmakers have stumbled over the issue before, which doesn’t fall neatly along party lines. America’s drugmakers, universities and trial lawyers claim that patents are the lifeblood of American invention and that the current bill goes too far. After sailing through the House in late 2013, Goodlatte’s “Innovation Act” was never taken up in the Senate last year as expected.
SpaceX chief Elon Musk wants to reuse the rockets rather than discard them in the ocean to reduce launch costs. The company will try again in June on the next supply run for NASA.
The Internet giant says Hood is part of a covert campaign by movie studios to use legal action to achieve enhanced piracy protection that Congress has rejected.
The launch of Apple Watch on April 24 won’t involve the long lines we have seen with other Apple product launches.
Live stream video is going fully mainstream as two new apps are placing real-time broadcast ability in the hands of any smartphone user – although many are unknowingly broadcasting their home addresses.
Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.
Lawyer Lynne Hermle made the claim in a packed courtroom during her closing argument in the lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Pao’s severance package included her salary — $33,000 a month — and set her actual separation date six months in the future. Hermle questioned why Pao almost immediately posted on an online message board and said on her Kleiner Perkins voicemail message that she had been terminated.
The lawsuits were filed in state court by the ACLU’s Northern and Southern California affiliates. They say that the departments refused public records requests in May and July regarding their use of Stingrays, a suitcase-sized device tricks that cellphones in an area into electronically identifying themselves and transmitting data to police instead of the nearest phone company’s tower.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
There are Facebook pages and then there are Facebook pages! Here is a look at the Top 20 Most Engaging Facebook pages on Feb. 6, 2012 according to All Facebook. The ranking is based on the number of time followers interact with the Facebook page.
The Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final flight aboard a 747 carrier aircraft from Florida to Washington D.C. where it will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.
The term “bionic” denotes an effort to use biological design principles to create mechanical substitutes for extension of biological organs. Basically, it’s the replenishment or enhancement of body parts by mechanical versions.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.