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JAKARTA (NS) - Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed. FILE PHOTO:...
Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Search and rescue authorities have found the missing Russian helicopter that crashed into the ocean last week. The remains of the helicopter were found on the floor of the Arctic Ocean off the coast of...
SAN FRANCISCO (NS) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) this week stopped advertisers from targeting messages to people interested in topics such as “Jew haters” and “how to burn Jews” after journalists inquired about it, the news organisation ProPublica reported on...
Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A new analysis of Jupiter's auroras, the most powerful in the solar system, has revealed a fresh mystery. "At Jupiter, the brightest auroras are caused by some kind of turbulent acceleration process that we do not...
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- New research suggests the duplication of noncoding DNA could help explain the genetic diversity that fueled the divergence of humans from their primate relatives. Human-specific duplications are DNA strands of at least 1,000 base pairs that...
GENEVA (NS) - “Smart suitcases” may be able to charge mobile phones or be easily found if misplaced, but unless their battery can be removed they risk being sent packing by the world’s airlines. Global airlines body IATA said...
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The "Out of Africa" model of early human migration and dispersal is outdated. As a new survey of research on the subject confirms, humans left Africa in waves, not in a single exodus. In the new...
BEIJING (NS) - Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday. Baidu's company logo is seen at its headquarters...
Nov. 21 (UPI) -- New analysis suggests unique atmospheric chemistry explains why the polar vortex on Saturn's moon Titan isn't behaving as expected. Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and is the only moon in the solar system with a sizable...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Archaeologists have discovered an ancient trade network crisscrossing Vietnam's Mekong Delta region. As revealed by several excavations, a vast network of manufacturing hubs and trade routes moved large amounts of goods from settlement to settlement between...

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