Some of the best-known dinosaurs, like Tyrannosaurus rex and Brontosaurus, may be headed for a divorce due to irreconcilable differences.
At the start of the legislative session, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles introduced overlapping bills on how to deal with the future of driverless cars.
The Big One may be overdue to hit California but scientists near Los Angeles have found a new risk for the area during a major earthquake: abrupt sinking of land, potentially below sea level.
“With this legislation, we support NASA’s scientists, engineers and astronauts and their pursuit of discovery”
If you have long feared that using a “satnav” navigation system to get to your destination is making you worse at finding the way alone, research now suggests you may be right.
Airspace is among some 70 companies working on counter-drone systems as small consumer and commercial drones proliferate. But unlike others, it aims to catch drones instead of disabling them or shooting them down.
Snap Inc (SNAP.N) stock rose on Monday after the Snapchat owner received its first “buy” rating from a Wall Street analyst following a $3.4 billion public listing this month that raised the eyebrows of many on Wall Street.
Valley Communications Association of Pahrump, which is a member of the co-op Valley Electric Association, and Churchill County Communications finished 11 months of work installing more than 450 miles of fiber-optic cable connecting Northern and Southern Nevada.
Website that describes Islam as “intolerant” listed as example of “upsetting/offensive” content
Google is now directing its review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive in search results.
Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn; or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects.
Orbiting the earth at more than 500 kilometers (300 miles), a tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping scientists carry out experiments that take gravity out of the equation.
The 2017 advertising revenue forecast for Snap Inc’s Snapchat has been trimmed by $30 million due to higher than expected revenue sharing with its partners, digital marketing firm eMarketer said in its latest ad spending forecast on Tuesday.
A facial recognition app that can identify strangers from a photograph has been created by a British entrepreneur.
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) sought almost triple the price reduction that it ultimately obtained for Yahoo Inc’s (YHOO.O) core assets following two massive cyber attacks at the internet company, according to a Yahoo filing.
Natural swings in the Arctic climate have caused up to half the precipitous losses of sea ice around the North Pole in recent decades, scientists said on Monday.
U.S. chipmaker Intel (INTC.O) agreed to buy driverless technology firm Mobileye (MBLY.N) for $15.3 billion on Monday, positioning itself for a dominant role in the autonomous-driving sector after missing the market for mobile phones.
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For most Americans, daylight saving time means only one thing: losing an hour’s sleep. So what is the point?
For some millennial investors, loyalty to one of their favorite apps matters more than financial details in the case of Snap Inc.
The nation’s electrical grid is aging and has widespread vulnerabilities, but Nevada has the potential to be an example to other states.
Scientists have taken a big step toward designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker’s yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism’s genome, or genetic blueprint.
Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk on Friday offered to save Australia’s most renewable-energy dependent state from blackouts by installing $25 million worth of battery storage within 100 days, and offering it for free if he missed the target.
WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses, to allow them to patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday.
Ancient DNA from dental plaque is revealing intriguing new information about Neanderthals including specific menu items in their diet like woolly rhinoceros and wild mushrooms as well as their use of plant-based medicine to cope with pain and illness.
A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill.
The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details it uncovered about CIA hacking tools with leading technology companies whose flagship products and services were targeted by the government’s hacker-spies.
A concerted effort by the CIA produced a library of software attacks to crack into Android smartphones and Apple iPhones, including some that could take full control of the devices, according to documents in a trove of files released by WikiLeaks Tuesday.
“Weeping Angel” malware activates microphone while TV appears off
Europe launched the fifth of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites on Monday as part of its multi-billion-euro Copernicus program to provide speedy images of land, oceans and waterways.
Chilling story of one twisted oddball and a handful of anonymous activists who appointed themselves as censors to promote their own warped agenda on a website that’s a byword for inaccuracy
A 16,000-ton excavator sitting in a large sandbox outside the Las Vegas Convention Center will be the star of the construction industry’s biggest global gathering, CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which comes to town this week.
A vest designed to shield astronauts from deadly solar particles in deep space is set for trials on a lunar mission ready for deployment on any manned mission to Mars, its Israeli developers said.
Artificial human life could soon be grown from scratch in the lab, after scientists successfully created a mammal embryo using only stem cells.
Researchers at Egypt’s Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery bags and packaging.
Scientists have identified more than 200 minerals created as side-effects of human industries in a sign that mankind’s imprint on the Earth is so deep that it marks a new geological epoch, a study said on Wednesday.
Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted
Just talking is enough to activate the recordings – but thankfully there’s an easy way of hearing and deleting them
Why Google made the NSA: Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet
The exclusive story of how the United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information. Seed-funded by the NSA and CIA, Google was merely the first among a plethora of private sector start-ups co-opted by US intelligence to retain ‘information superiority.’
A Nevada homeland security panel declared Friday that cybersecurity is priority No. 1.
Apex Industrial Park is poised to become an “innovation hub” made up of technology and manufacturing companies anchored by Faraday Future and Hyperloop One, according to a report set for release Wednesday.
Dumpsters that signal when they’re full and using a web application to reserve a parking space are among the ideas a team of city workers has pursued since a broad swath of downtown Las Vegas was designated an innovation district a year ago.
This time was different. Halfway down the jetbridge, there was a new layer of security. Two US Marshals, heavily armed and dressed in dystopian-style black regalia, stood next to an upright machine with a glowing green eye. Every passenger, one by one, was told to step on a mat and look into the green scanner. It was scanning our eyes and matching that scan with the passport, which was also scanned (yet again).
California could have to hand-over some documents it tried to keep under wraps.