DALLAS — Twice in less than a month, a major airline was paralyzed by a computer outage that prevented passengers from checking in and flights from taking off.
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Besides dazzling feats of athleticism, dazzling new technologies will be on display at the Olympics.
About 217 million viewers in the U.S. alone tuned in to the London Olympics four years ago, making it the most watched TV event in history.
The television audience is expected to increase for the Rio Olympics, which formally open Friday.
YONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — North Korean space officials are hard at work on a five-year plan to put more advanced satellites into orbit by 2020, and don’t intend to stop there: They’re also aiming for the moon, and beyond.
SEATTLE — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometre) journey that began more than a year ago.
TOKYO—Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it’s yanking the plug on the world’s last video cassette recorder.
A company spokesman, who requested anonymity citing company practice, confirmed today that production will end sometime this month, although he would not give a date.
TOKYO — Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it’s yanking the plug on the world’s last video cassette recorder.
A company spokesman, who requested anonymity citing company practice, confirmed Monday that production will end sometime this month, although he would not give a date.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Five years after Atlantis completed the space shuttle program’s final voyage, NASA is still at least a year away from launching its astronauts from U.S. soil.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
TORONTO—Ontario is building nearly 500 charging stations across the province in hopes they will encourage more residents to use electric vehicles.
The provincial government said the network of public stations will help address “range anxiety” among electric car drivers who may be concerned about the distance their vehicles can travel compared to traditional ones.