A forthcoming mental-input system from Facebook assumes that if you sent a thought to the speech center of your brain, you want to share it.
Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, on Thursday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3-D printed rocket from New Zealand’s remote Mahia Peninsula.
Europe’s Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realize how jarring the probe’s parachute descent could be, dooming the touchdown, a report released on Wednesday said.
Local, state, and federal law enforcement were allowed to search DMV photo database, documents show
Drivers could help assemble a map of Nevada’s roads and warn fellow motorists about potential collisions, all through a smartphone app.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks, according to several sources familiar with the situation.
“The plan is to have it repaired well enough to be on display at Aviation Nation this year,” said Gary Archambeault, teacher and chairman for the aviation magnet academy.
Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa.
A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm’s AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country.
On Sunday, a little more than a soccer field’s length away from a child’s birthday party and other families enjoying park amenities, five men sat in folding chairs in Red Ridge Park in southwest Las Vegas.
A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday for an emergency spacewalk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major U.S. systems aboard the orbiting outpost, NASA said on Sunday.
Leaked policies guiding moderators on what content to allow are likely to fuel debate about social media giant’s ethics
Seth Waite was checking out a possible new office location in Las Vegas for his employer, Arkansas-based RevUnit, when he walked into a neighboring business, Teamvvork, to gather some intel.
Athena malware targets Microsoft operating systems from Windows XP to Windows 10
The Desert Research Institute has been awarded a new multiyear contract to assist the U.S. Department of Energy with study and stewardship at the Nevada National Security Site.
Scientists in Britain plan to harness the Zika virus to try to kill brain tumor cells in experiments that they say could lead to new ways to fight an aggressive type of cancer.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to start the process to repeal the controversial net neutrality regulations on Thursday.
Scientists have come up with one more reason to be amazed by Tyrannosaurus rex. When the huge carnivorous dinosaur took a bite, it did so with an awe-inspiring force equal to the weight of three small cars, enabling it to crunch bones with ease.
A global cybersecurity firm has warned that another large-scale, stealthy cyberattack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week’s assault on computers worldwide.
The Nevada Assembly unanimously voted Wednesday on a bill that could spark increased growth of the state’s fiber optic network.
Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry “ransomware” attack warned it would release more malicious code.
They’re slightly creepy and definitely kooky, but they’re supposed to make the airport a little less spooky for travelers passing through Las Vegas.
A dry wash cuts through rolling hills dotted by desert plants at Lindsay Chiquoine’s research site near Lake Mead, but the only scenery that seems to interest her is right at her feet.
Security agencies are hunting for those behind a crippling cyberattack which has so far hit hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, including at government agencies, factories and health services.
NASA has delayed the first launch of its heavy-payload rocket until 2019 and decided against an idea floated by the White House to put astronauts aboard the capsule that is set to fly around the moon, the U.S. space agency said on Friday.
Congresswoman Jacky Rosen called on students at the College of Southern Nevada to be ambassadors for their respective science, technology, engineering and math fields.
In mid-April, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA to infect and control Windows computers was leaked by an entity known only as the “Shadow Brokers.”
A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries.
“DISTRIBUTION LIMITED TO U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ONLY,” “REQUESTS FOR THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE REFERRED TO AND APPROVED BY THE DOD,” and “IBM Confidential.”
Two U.S. astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday on a four-hour spacewalk with an abbreviated task list after a cable supplying power, oxygen, cooling water and communications to a spacesuit developed a leak, NASA said.
Internet websites or online services would have to notify users of the type of personal information they collect under a bill introduced Thursday in the Nevada Senate.
China is testing the ability for future astronauts to stay on the moon for extended periods, as Beijing accelerates its space program and looks to put people on the surface of the moon within the next two decades.
Tesla said the product, which generates solar energy without the need for traditional rooftop panels, will be pricier than a conventional roof but will look better and ultimately pay for itself through reduced electricity costs.
Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it signed a multi-year deal with the U.S. National Football League to live-stream pre-game coverage as well as a 30-minute show on the microblogging website.
Nevada drone officials helped set a new record in long-distance drone package delivery.
The next time someone calls you a “bird brain,” you may just want to say, “I know.”
It was more of a leg buster, but scientists have named a spiky, tank-like dinosaur that wielded a sledge-hammer tail after the fanciful beast Zuul from the blockbuster film “Ghostbusters” that menaced Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and friends.
A new particle accelerator unveiled at CERN, the European physics research center, is expected to spawn portable accelerators that could help doctors treat cancer patients and experts analyze artwork.
Scientists unveiled the first evidence on Tuesday that early humans co-existed in Africa 300,000 years ago with a small-brained human-like species thought to already be extinct on the continent at that time.
Researchers say the technique can even be used to de-anonymise Tor users
Apple Maps is getting an update on Nevada’s layout.
Secret messages embedded in television adverts can direct smartphones to spy on their owners using listening software, according to German researchers.
The U.S. military’s experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.
Unfortunately, by that time, it was too late and her account had already been completely emptied.
Dinosaurs, dry ice, robots and video games captured the imaginations of hundreds of children at the Giant Science & Technology Expo at Cashman Center on Saturday.
India launched a communications satellite on Friday for its smaller neighbors to share, part of its efforts to build goodwill in the region and counter Chinese influence, but arch-rival Pakistan said it would stay away from the project.
WikiLeaks published on May 5 “Archimedes”, a tool used by the CIA to attack a computer inside a Local Area Network (LAN), usually used in offices. It allows the re-directing of traffic from the target computer inside the LAN through a computer infected with this malware and controlled by the CIA.
Two baby lion cubs were presented to the public at a zoo in Chile on Thursday, born after a pioneering veterinary procedure that involved a reversed vasectomy of their father.
Europe’s top tech hubs tend to radiate from massive capital cities like London, Berlin and Paris. But the heart of European innovation isn’t a major metropolis –it’s a small city in the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders.
Just a few months after adding free Wi-Fi service to the buses on Route One of the Treasure Coast Connector, St. Lucie County now has free Wi-Fi at the Fort Pierce Intermodal Facility on Avenue D.
An intriguing new study has presented evidence that the first-known Americans may have arrived earlier than originally believed.
Owners of dune buggies, snowmobiles and other all-terrain vehicles can access trail maps and registration information from a new website set to launch May 15 by the state and Clark County