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  • Apple won't launch an iPhone with in-display touch ID but it could release the 'XS MAX' model

    September 5, 2018 10:19 PM 9

    Apple won't launch an iPhone with in-display touch ID, report claims (but its 6.5-inch Plus model could get the unusual name, 'XS Max') Apple is widely expected to launch three new iPhones at its annual September event next week. It comes as separate reports have indicated Apple may ditch its idea of introducing an in-display Touch ID. Many believe Apple

  • Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet

    September 5, 2018 5:39 PM 10

    Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet The firm says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program, in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company says 'tens of thousands' of people have applied for the program it announced in June, and it had to increase

  • Volvo releases fully autonomous 360c concept car that transforms into a bed, office and robo-taxi

    September 5, 2018 5:16 PM 14

    Volvo's transforming robo-taxi: Firm unveils fully autonomous 360c concept car that turns into a BED and an office Volvo envisions a future where your car is a place to sleep, hang out and do work while on the road. The Swedish carmaker unveiled Wednesday its latest concept car, dubbed the 360c, that's an all-electric, autonomous vehicle meant to make traveling

  • The smartphone of the future? Chinese firm releases 'wearable phone' that wraps around your wrist

    September 4, 2018 9:25 PM 10

    The flexible phone you can wrap around your wrist: Chinese firm to take on Apple with radical handset Chinese phone manufacturer Nubia has released a prototype device that's part smartwatch and part smartphone. The gadget attempts to make the sci-fi dream of a screen that wraps around the user's wrist a reality. Nubia Alpha, which was featured at the IFA 2018 conference

  • Buzz Aldrin blasts First Man for not showing the planting of US flag

    September 3, 2018 2:52 PM 12

    'Proud to be American': SECOND man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin shames Neil Armstrong biopic for not showing planting of US flag with his own patriotic pics after movie portrayed him as 'obnoxious loudmouth' Buzz Aldrin appeared to criticize Neil Armstrong biopic First Man for leaving out the planting of the American flag on the Moon. The 88-year-old, who was the second

  • First man to orbit the moon says it was only interesting for 30 seconds

    September 3, 2018 2:50 PM 9

    First man to orbit the moon says it was only interesting for 30 seconds – and he couldn’t wait to get home to his family The first man to orbit the moon has said it was only interesting for 30 seconds and he couldn't wait to get home to his family. Frank Borman, 90, said that while his fellow astronauts were mesmerized by space, he was quite bored

  • Russia: Space station air pressure restored after leak

    August 31, 2018 7:23 PM 9

    Space station air pressure restored after leak that forced astronaut to plug hole with his FINGER Russia's space agency says air pressure on the International Space Station has been restored to proper levels after a leak was repaired. The leak, which was discovered Thursday, was traced to a small hole in one of the Russian Soyuz capsules docked at the station

  • SpaceX installs bridge that lets astronauts walk to its Crew Dragon rocket

    August 30, 2018 7:19 PM 12 1

    The walkway to orbit: SpaceX installs the bridge astronauts will walk down before blasting off to the International Space Station in its Crew Dragon capsule Elon Musk's rocket company has completed the installation of a Crew Access Arm that will serve as a walkway for astronauts boarding the Crew Dragon capsule. Four astronauts will walk across the futuristic

  • Prayoon Yomyiam: Google Doodle remembers the Thai singer on what would have been her 85th birthday

    August 30, 2018 9:29 AM 24

    Prayoon Yomyiam: Google Doodle remembers the Thai singer on what would have been her 85th birthday Prayoon Yomyiam, the legendary Thai singer, has been honoured in the Google Doodle on what would have been her 85th birthday. Also affectionately known as Mae Prayoon, or Mother Prayoon, she began singing at the age of 15 in a style that is traditional

  • Pictures capture the stomach-churning moment a 280kg hooded seal inflates his NOSE

    August 30, 2018 8:39 AM 2

    It's just SNOT that flattering! Pictures capture the stomach-churning moment a hooded seal inflates his NOSE in an attempt to impress potential mates Incredible new images capture the bizarre mating ritual of hooded seals in which the male inflates a huge blood-red sac from its nostril to attract the attention of potential mates. The unique courting