SpaceX said Monday two private citizens have paid money to be sent around the Moon in what would mark the farthest humans have ever traveled to deep space.
MTN, Lumous target one million Nigerians with electricity solution
Information and Communications Technology firm, MTN and Lumous Mobile Electricity Services have developed an innovation targeted at solving the electricity challenge of about one million residents of Nigeria this year.
Dumbphones survive rise of the smartphone
Dumbphones -- handsets that just make calls and send texts -- were set to disappear as technology moved on, but they have survived in emerging markets and among nostalgics of simpler devices in the West.
Venture capital fund to become first to issue own digital tokens
Blockchain Capital LLC, which backs startups that use the technology best known for supporting bitcoin, plans to raise a new $50 million fund partly by issuing its own digital tokens, becoming the first venture fund to do so.
Ambitious engineer at center of colossal fight between Google and Uber
In 2013, Anthony Levandowski was the star of Google's self-driving car project. The tall, swaggering engineer was featured in a long New Yorker story about the search engine willing the impossible technology into reality.
Tech companies join challenge on transgender bathroom rules
Apple Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., EBay Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce.com Inc. are among the technology companies that are backing transgender rights by joining a friend-of-the-court brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case regarding bathroom access.
Google rolls out AI tool to combat online trolls
The programming tool, called Perspective, aims to assist editors trying to moderate discussions by filtering out abusive "troll" comments, which Google says can stymie smart online discussions.
'Ring of fire' eclipse treat for southern skygazers
A spectacular "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday will regale skygazers in South America and southern Africa, with seafarers in the nearby Atlantic getting a front-row view too, astronomers say.
Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology
Alphabet on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Uber and its self-driving vehicle unit Otto of stealing technology from Waymo, a subsidiary of the Google parent company.
SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station
An unmanned cargo ship packed with food and supplies for astronauts arrived safely Thursday at the International Space Station, a day after SpaceX aborted the process due to a GPS problem.