Science & Technology

Great White Shark

Researchers Come Face To Face With Huge Great White Shark

Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.
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Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box."

Netflix's 'Bird Box' Success Gets Hollywood Clucking

Netflix said 45 million subscriber accounts worldwide watched the Sandra Bullock thriller "Bird Box" during its first seven days on the service, the biggest first-week success of any movie made for the company's nearly 12-year-old streaming service.
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Gymnetis drogoni, Gymnetis rhaegali and Gymnetis viserioni beetles from South America.

Professor Names Beetle Species After 'Game Of Thrones'

A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire."
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HQ

Colin Kroll, Co-Founder Of HQ Trivia, Found Dead

Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 34.
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OMG! A Tax On Texts?

State utility regulators are considering a tax on text messaging services. In a lengthy decision, a state administrative law judge concludes that the California Public Utilities Commission has the authority to impose such a tax. The matter has been placed on the agenda for the CPUC's December 13th...
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Instagram

To Encourage More Use, Instagram To Allow Sharing With Fewer

Keep your friends close ... and your close friends closer?
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NASA's InSight lander

'Flawless': NASA Craft Lands On Mars After Perilous Journey

A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars' interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge through its red skies.
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BART

BART Rolls Out Mobile App

BART rolled out its first official mobile app to help riders plan trips from start to finish.
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U2 singer Bono

Bono To Congress: Thanks For Ignoring Trump On AIDS Funding

Bono has a message for the U.S. Congress: Thanks for ignoring President Donald Trump.
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Red Hydrogen One smartphone

Can A Holographic Screen Help A New Phone Break Out?

Most leading phones offer the same basics: Big screens, decent battery life and good cameras. So when a newcomer brings something innovative to the party, why is it difficult to break through a phone market dominated by Apple and Samsung?
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