Technology & Science

Tesla Motors has a new name.

Tesla Motors has a new name.

Known as Tesla Motors for 13 years, the company has changed its brand. The company is shortening its name from Tesla Motors, Inc to Tesla, Inc, according to a financial filing. The decision to drop “Motors” from its name is a reminder of Tesla’s ambitions to move beyond selling electric cars and create a sustainable […]

A Vaporizer by Apple?

A Vaporizer by Apple?

  Apple has a new product in its future. A patent filed last year and published January 26 reveals a concept for a vaporizer. It’s just speculation, but it could mean the entrance of Apple into the cannabis vaporization device industry. The details are a bit hazy — that is, Apple’s patent only describes “a […]

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers. Qualcomm is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services. It derives most of its revenue from chipmaking and the bulk of […]

Samsung Phone Overheating

Samsung Phone Overheating

Samsung is investigating whether there was an incident with one of the company’s phones overheating while in the possession of a U.S. Senate staffer, a company representative told Yahoo News on Thursday. According to Megan Pollock, senior director for communications at Samsung Electronics America, Samsung was notified that a device belonging to a staffer for U.S. […]

Norway switching off FM radio

Norway switching off FM radio

Norway will start switching off its FM radio network next week, in a controversial move that will be closely watched by other nations. Critics have said that the government is rushing the move, with one poll from newspaper Dagbladet suggesting 66% of Norwegians oppose it. Experts argue that the change needs to happen because digital […]

Forget the Fireworks – Watch the Comet on New Year’s Eve

Forget the Fireworks – Watch the Comet on New Year’s Eve

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory says a comet may be visible as people welcome in 2017 on Saturday. If you miss it, don’t worry! Several comets are expected to be visible throughout the year.     Besides the traditional fireworks and dropping the crystal ball in Times Square, look for a blazing comet to light […]