SEVILLE, Spain — An experimental solar-powered airplane landed in Spain Thursday, completing an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
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TORONTO — MintChip, the digital cash platform started by the Royal Canadian Mint and acquired earlier this year by Toronto financial technology startup nanoPay, will be available to consumers starting today.
All Canadians are now able to download and use the MintChip app to send and receive digital cash between family and friends for free.
TOKYO — The Japanese government said Tuesday that Mitsubishi Motors Corp. overstated mileage on its vehicles by up to 16 per cent, but stopped short of slapping further penalties on the company.
BEIJING — A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers for the seventh straight year ‚Äî and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology.
The announcement Monday is a new milestone for Chinese supercomputer development and a further erosion of past U.S. dominance of the field.
TOKYO — The U.S. robotics expert tapped to head Toyota’s Silicon Valley research company says the $1 billion investment by the giant Japanese automaker will start showing results within five years.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It’s pump-it-up day at the International Space Station.
NASA is releasing air into an inflatable room delivered last month by SpaceX. If all goes well, the pod will swell four times in volume and demonstrate a new way of living for astronauts. The hour-long process began Thursday morning 250 miles above Earth.
DAYTON, Ohio — A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright.
NEW DELHI — India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts to make low-cost reusable spacecraft.
The Indian Space Research Organization said the shuttle lifted off on a rocket from a launch pad in southern India on Monday and completed a successful 13-minute test flight.
LOWELL, Mass. — Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they’re finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills.
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is expected to dive deeper into virtual reality and artificial intelligence Wednesday during an annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.