Here’s a problem that probably hasn’t occurred to you: A lot of space aliens might have difficulty becoming a spacefaring species. Michael Hippke, an affiliate at Germany’s Sonnenberg Observatory, explains the problem in a new paper.
Facebook is adding a dating layer to its main mobile app, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today during the company’s F8 developers conference keynote in San Jose, California.
Two years ago, when Twitter was fielding acquisition offers, Disney (DIS) considered buying it, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed this past October.
The Mars 2020 mission’s heat shield was undergoing stress testing when it developed a crack that appeared around its entire circumference. The shield is designed to protect the rover as it enters the Martian atmosphere.
Blue Origin is aiming to launch its New Shepard rocket for the eighth time on Sunday, founder Jeff Bezos said in a tweet. The launch window will open at 9:30 a.m. EST, Bezos said, adding that “livestream info” will be coming soon.
Look at this amazing GIF. That snowy-looking scene wasn’t captured on Mount Everest, or in some canyon in Antarctica. That’s the view from a lander on the surface of a comet.
Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By The original Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort, was a rogue trader convicted of fraudulently selling worthless penny stocks to naive investors.
Marissa Mayer was celebrated as a savior when she left Google to become chief executive of Yahoo in 2012. A brilliant computer scientist, Ms. Mayer was the 20th employee at Google, and influenced many of the company’s signature features — including Gmail and Google Maps.
For the first time, scientists have detected a DNA structure inside living human cells that looks more like a four-stranded knot than the elegant double helix we know from biology textbooks.
THERE could be more robots than humans on Earth by 2033, according to a leading futurologist. Dr Ian Pearson says the risks of a robot takeover are very real, and that we’re only a few years away from robots having “genuine emotions”.
At Stripe, we’ve always been intentional about how we communicate, share information, and stay connected. Back when Stripe was smaller, it was easy for this to happen automatically. But by the time we hit around 150 people, it became hard to know everyone’s name.
Rivals Amazon.com Inc. and Best Buy Co. are joining forces to sell television sets powered by Amazon’s Fire TV operating system. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly revealed the partnership on Tuesday at a Best Buy store in Bellevue, Wash.
I remember well the first time my certainty of a bright future evaporated, when my confidence in the panacea of technological progress was shaken.
Ten years ago, Amazon introduced the Kindle and established the appeal of reading on a digital device. Four years ago, Jeff Bezos and company rolled out the Echo, prompting millions of people to start talking to a computer. Now Amazon.com Inc. is working on another big bet: robots for the home.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai is about to have a very big week. On Wednesday, an award of 353,939 restricted shares he received before a promotion in 2014 will vest.
It’s a truism in child development that the very young learn through relationships and back-and-forth interactions, including the interactions that occur when parents read to their children.
Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible.
“He’s back-tracked before. My guess is he’ll go back and forth some more,” said William Reinsch of the Center for Security and International Studies, who served in the Clinton administration as undersecretary of commerce for exports.
Facebook can track almost all your web activity and tie it to your Facebook identity. If that’s too much for you, the Facebook Container extension isolates your identity into a separate container tab, making it harder for Facebook to track you on the web outside of Facebook.
Startups can learn some of the most valuable lessons on product and marketing from the growth of the world’s biggest pizza chain. The story of Domino’s Pizza is a hero’s journey. It’s a story of reinvention.