HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s Utility and Review Board has given conditional approval to a proposed subsea cable that would ship hydroelectricity from Muskrat Falls in Labrador to Nova Scotia, saying today the Maritime Link edges out other energy alternatives for the province.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Now he knows what it’s like to be a goldfish in a fishbowl.
Two days after his helmet flooded during a spacewalk, astronaut Luca Parmitano relived the experience Thursday, describing how water kept trickling into his helmet until big globs covered his eyes, then his nose. It was hard to see, he said, and he could not hear.
NEW YORK — Hang on to NCAA Football 2014, all you video game fans. It will be a collector’s edition.
NEW YORK — You have a cellphone, maybe a tablet. Sometimes you lug around a laptop. Do you really need one more gadget on you?
Yes, you do. You need a smart watch. At least, that’s what I learned after I got the Pebble, a $150 watch that connects wirelessly to iPhones and Android smartphones to notify you of incoming calls, texts and emails.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean investigators on Tuesday blamed rival North Korea for a cyberattack last month on dozens of South Korean media and government websites, including those of the president and prime minister.
LOS ANGELES — Microsoft Corp. is slashing the price of its Surface RT tablet by $150 as it fights to increase its tiny share of the booming tablet market.
Honeywell said Monday that it has joined the investigation into last week’s fire on a 787 at London’s Heathrow Airport amid reports that investigators are eyeing whether its emergency transmitter played a role in the incident.
The emergency location transmitter sends a signal with the plane’s location if it’s involved in a crash. It’s meant to help rescuers find the plane.
SALINAS, Calif. — On a windy morning in California’s Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.
MANKATO, Minn. — A southern Minnesota college student’s spoof video of an apparently tumorous rabbit that he dubbed “Frankenstein” has attracted hundreds of thousands of Internet viewers.
Gunnar Boettcher, a 20-year-old student at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, and his brother took photos and video of the rabbit, which looks to have tumors growing on its head, on June 26.
NEW DELHI — For 163 years, lives across the vast Indian nation have been upended by the knock of the khaki-clad postal worker armed with a telegram.
Families used them to announce births and deaths, the government used them to post job openings, young lovers sent them to tell their folks that they had eloped.