The official opening ceremony for production of Nissan's groundbreaking electric car - the Nissan Leaf - at the company's manufacturing plant in Sunderland on Thursday, March 28, was attended by Prime Minister David Cameron, who hailed the manufacturing industry of the region.
In a series of digital future-related predictions made by Dr Hugh Bradlow - the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Australia's biggest telecom firm Telstra -, it has been projected that the computer tablets which the Australians will be using by the year 2020 will have the ability to be rolled like a newspaper and put in a pocket.
Google Street View has recently published digital images of the devastation caused in the Japanese town of Namie by the March 2011 nuclear disaster which was sparked by a calamitous earthquake and tsunami.
According to a Reuters report, Spanish Linux group Hispalinux filed a complaint with the Madrid office of the European Commission (EC) on Tuesday, expressing their grouse against the `Secure Boot' technology which the Windows 8 hardware implements by default.
In a move which will draw attention to the potential of unused frequencies in the broadcast TV spectrum, Internet search giant Google has recently announced the release of a six-month trial program which will provide wireless broadband to South African schools by tapping the `white spaces.'
On Monday, professional social network LinkedIn gave a `smarter' edge to its search engine by releasing a number of upgrades which will chiefly result in more and improved results faster, involving very less effort.
According to reports, bigwig global wireless distributor Brightstar is BlackBerry's `mystery partner' that has placed an order for 1 million BlackBerry Z10 smartphones.
According to a Monday report in the People's Daily, China made its first large-scale weapons technology purchases from Russia in the last ten years, when it recently signed an agreement to buy 24 fighter jets and four submarines from Russia.
In a recent ruling in the federal court in Newark, New Jersey, Chinese national Liu Sixing was sentenced to five years and 10 months in jail, in military data theft case.
The massive, glitzy Broadway production which Samsung staged when it announced its latest handset in the Galaxy line - the Galaxy S4 smartphone - led to a controversy of sorts over the company's supposedly sexist product releases.
According to the latest global climate leadership review released by the Climate Institute on Tuesday, Asia now dominates the low-carbon market; thanks largely to the efforts of emerging Asian economies - like Indonesia, Mexico, China, and Turkey - in the direction of reducing carbon emissions for improving environmental conditions.
In a new funding round led by Swedish group, Proventus Capital Partners, funds to the tune of _65 million ($84 million) have been raised by Dublin-based renewable energy group Gaelectric.
According to a Monday blog post by Adam Cahan, Yahoo's SVP of mobile and emerging products, Yahoo is acquiring London-based news summarising startup Summly, the developer of a mobile app which facilitates users in reading news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.
A high-tech kabuki theatre, dedicated to the 400-year-old stylised kabuki-za performing art in Japan, is set to open in a 29-storey Tokyo office building in Tokyo's upscale Ginza shopping district next month.
Against the backdrop of Corruption Watch's last April-released damning report on corruption and bribery, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has acknowledged that corruption is quite widespread among its ranks, and has also vowed to take appropriate action.
In a recent post on popular microblogging site Twitter, the Anonymous hacktivists - in collaboration with Turkish and other hackers - have claimed the responsibility of the cyber attack on Israel's Mossad spy agency.
In a statement, South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) revealed that six of 19 pilot whales which were stranded at the Noordhoek Beach in Cape Town on Sunday morning have died, and some of the surviving whales will be put to death.
In a last Thursday report, Reuters revealed that the local government of the city of Wuxi, where Suntech Power Holdings is headquartered, is apparently trying to fend off the collapse of China's leading solar panel manufacturer by seeking to bail out the company.
In an evident attempt to turn around its fortunes for the better, China's ZTE Corp - the fifth-ranking producer of telecoms equipment in the world - is banking on a new generation of tech-savvy smartphone users for driving at least $7.5 billion (4.9 billion pounds) of high-speed 4G network projects.
Cisco Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)'s former public sector lead Ken Boal has been named the new Managing Director of Cisco ANZ. Boal will replace Richard Kitts, who has taken over as the Vice President of Services for the Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China (APJC) region.
The Canadian and Swedish scientists have decoded genome sequences of two of the world's most economically important forest trees. The two studies looked at the white spruce and Norway spruce genomes.
The first published whole-genome draft sequence of a gymnosperm, the Norway spruce, has provided a strong platform to study the unique...
At 11.10 pm, Barack Obama recorded a historic win by defeating his rival, Mitt Romney by 100 votes. Obama was given 303 electoral votes by the major networks, while Romney got 203.
Obama, the first African American President, was elected...
Average price of gasoline has fallen by six cents since past two weeks and further plunge in the price is expected in the coming days.
The decrease is first in the prices since December. According to reports by the Lundberg Survey of fuel...
Bradford Bulls player Adrian Purtell, 28, suffered a...
A nationwide scientific study has come with results that...
AccuWeather meteorologist Alex Sosnowski reported that...
The space capsule sent by Russian scientists into the...
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