Phone home, LightSail! Bill Nye's space mission stalled by glitches

A spacecraft designed to surf on the sun's rays may not get a chance to set its sailThe Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft — which launched to space on May 20 — has fallen silent due to a glitch. The satellite didn't phone home during any of its 11 opportunities yesterday,

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Phone home, LightSail! Bill Nye's space mission stalled by glitches

A spacecraft designed to surf on the sun's rays may not get a chance to set its sailThe Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft — which launched to space on May 20 — has fallen silent due to a glitch. The satellite didn't phone home during any of its 11 opportunities yesterday,

Bill Nye-launched LightSail Kickstarter hits its crowdfunding goal

A decades-long dream of sending a probe to space that sails on the sun’s radiation is one step closer to becoming a realityA Kickstarter launched by the Planetary Society — currently led by Bill Nye (the Science Guy) — hit its crowdfunding goal for the non-profit’s LightSail spacecraft in a matter of days.

Bill Nye's first LightSail probe to launch Wednesday

A spacecraft designed to fly through the cosmos using the Sun's radiation is expected to fly into orbit for the first time Wednesday.The spacecraft is the Planetary Society's LightSail prototype — a small cube-shaped satellite that, in theory, can surf on solar radiation.

Bill Nye starts Kickstarter campaign for solar sailing spacecraft

In the 1970s, scientist and author Carl Sagan promoted the idea of a solar sail — a spacecraft that could get the energy required for space travel from the sun's radiation pressureNow,

2018 was the year of the youth activist

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Google to invest $1 billion for new NYC campus

The tech behemoth is calling the new 1.7 million square-foot campus, "Google Hudson Square." Read more...More about Google, Android, Mashable Video, New York City, and Campus

Vitaminwater is offering $100,000 to keep off your smartphone for a year

The beverage company is offering up big cash if you can stay unplugged. Read more...More about Technology, Smartphone, Mashable Video, Contest, and Water

10 of the best places to watch anime online

There's nothing quite like the feeling of sitting down to watch anime. When you don't have time to sit down for US dramas with hour-long episodes, it's nice to kick back with half-hour installments of the frantic action, bright colors, wacky comedy, and immersive drama that only anime can provide. 

Save $400 off this Samsung 4K TV at Walmart and get a better deal than Black Friday

Holiday sales are the real gift that keep on giving. Just when you think you've seen the best deal available, suddenly another hits that's even better than before. Just check out this Samsung 4K TV that's on sale at Walmart.The 55-inch Samsung NU7100 4K Ultra HD Smart TV is $477.

Twitter is bringing back the reverse chronological timeline today

The reverse chronological timeline is making a comeback.Twitter is rolling out an update to all users today that makes it easier to revert back to the old timeline,  where tweets are shown in reverse chronological order rather than ranked by an algorithm.Starting today,

2018 was the year self-driving cars hit a roadblock

It's been a long day. As you ride home from the office, you start to nod off. You close your eyes as the self-driving car merges onto the highway. When you’re zonked out 15 minutes later, the car changes your route because of traffic, and eventually you wake up at your destination. 

What is it like to be the voice of a Disney character?

This question originally appeared on Quora.What is it like being the voice of a Disney character?Answer below by Janet Hsieh, Mandarin Chinese voice of Princess Anna in Disney's Frozen.What little girl doesn't dream of being a princess? Ever since I watched The Little Mermaid as a child,

Germanwings co-pilot reached out to dozens of doctors before crashing plane

A state prosecutor says a co-pilot with a history of depression who crashed a Germanwings airliner into the French Alps had reached out to dozens of doctors ahead of the disaster, a revelation that suggests Andreas Lubitz was seeking advice about an undisclosed ailment.

Two of Destiny's best exotic helmets are on sale this weekend

Every Friday is a holiday when you're a Destiny fan.That's when Xur, Agent of the Nine, appears in a random part of the game's social spaces to peddle his rare weapons and armor. As long as you have enough Strange Coins,

[图]微软内部游戏开发商LXP商标设计披露

这个月月初,微软曾提交过一份名为"LXP"的商标的申请文件,不过当时披露的信息少之又少。日前,NeoGAF上的一篇帖子为我们带来了更多关于LXP的信息。该篇帖子指出,伦敦设计公司Territory Studio现正在为LXP设计商标图案。    

SF Sends Cease-And-Desist To 3 Apps Selling Public Parking Spots

Turns out you’re not allowed to rent away public property like parking spots as if you owned them. Parking apps Monkey Parking, Sweetch, and ParkModo all received cease-and-desist lets from San Francisco’s City Attorney,

Government and OU deliver cyber security course

The UK government and the Open University (OU) have partnered to deliver an online cyber security course. The move is part of the goverment's fight against online attack.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/02/government-and-ou-deliver-cyber-security-course/

微软宣布出货第二代Kinect for Windows和SDK 2.0

微软已经宣布向全球成千上万的开发者出货首批第二代Kinect for Windows传感器,本次出货将持续几个星期,预定则是从6月22日开始的(面向全球22大市场)。除了硬件,微软还同步推出了Kinect SDK 2.0 for Windows的一个预览版本。

HKGFM将更换新装

香港--(美国商业资讯)--热门在线电台HKGFM.net 已委任Monopoly Design为其历史悠久的品牌设计全新的界面和感观。在与多家国际设计公司进行洽谈之后,Monopoly Design因其对设计和感观的整体性把握而获得了HKGFM的青睐。

年近八旬老妇遭遇网恋诈骗 被骗子骗走巨额钱财

据澳洲网报道,澳大利亚悉尼一位年近8旬的老妇因惨遭网恋诈骗,共损失超过50万澳元,目前警方已介入调查。

央企巨头整合趋势明朗 运营商整合已现最佳时机?

“虽然工业和信息化部已经辟谣国内三大电信运营商整合重组传闻,但为了提高国际竞争力,电信巨头未来仍存在合并的可能性。”近日,中国企业研究院执行院长李锦在接受《证券日报》记者时表示。

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调查显示日本掌机市场饱和 半数用户不活跃

调查结果显示,64.1%的用户持有掌机,然而其中“持有但不使用”的用户比例(37.4%)高于“持有并且使用”(26.7%),也就是说虽然掌机在日本有很高的普及率,但其中超过半数的用户并不是一个活跃状态。

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