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February 12, 2016 4:45 PM Amazon Taking Pre-Order For Quantum Break White Xbox One Bundle Now

The Xbox One bundle including Quantum Break and a white console is now available for pre-order at AMAZON. The bundle is officially called Xbox One 500GB White Console – Special Edition Quantum Break Bundle and also include a copy of Alan Wake's American Nightmare for those who pre-order it now. This is the complete product description, where you can see Quantum 36

February 11, 2016 11:38 PM Gravitational waves: Questions remain but don't detract from monumnetal discovery

The maiden direct detection of gravitational waves (GW160914), announced on February 11, the culmination of intense worldwide scientific efforts spanning almost four decades, is one of the greatest scientific discoveries of all times. In particular, kudos to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) team for being successful in one of the greatest 14

January 30, 2016 9:33 AM Zambia hikes electricity prices for mining companies

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia increased the price of electricity for mining companies by 26 percent this year as Africa's second-largest copper producer seeks to attract investment in power generation, mining industry sources said. The ministry of energy told mining companies they will pay 10.35 U.S. cents per kilowatt hour from January 1, up from 8.20 cents 3

January 7, 2016 9:33 AM Netflix expands into 130 more countries in surprise move

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press, San Francisco | Sci-Tech | Thu, January 07 2016, 5:10 PM Netflix has already crossed off the biggest item on its New Year's list of resolutions. The Internet video service debuted in 130 countries Wednesday in a surprise move likely to reel in millions of new subscribers. CEO Reed Hastings revealed the scope of Netflix's 7

December 9, 2015 3:36 PM Time magazine names German leader Angela Merkel its Person of the Year

Angela Merkel is TIME's Person of the Year Speaking to CNN, Time editor-at-large Karl Vick said the award was given each year to the newsmaker who, for good or ill, was considered to have had the greatest impact on world events. "It's pretty easily Angela Merkel," he said, describing her as "the de facto leader of the European Union" by virtue of being 7

October 27, 2015 4:08 PM New sonic tractor beam levitates objects using only sound waves

We may not have real hoverboards yet, but engineers have just invented a device that can levitate tiny objects using only the power of sound — a sonic tractor beam. Researchers say the technology could create a new generation of touch screens made of millions of moving, 3-D pixels. One day, it could even be used to suspend and manipulate tiny structures 2

October 2, 2015 7:27 PM India to cut carbon intensity 33-35%

In a renewed climate action plan unveiled ahead of the Paris summit in December, New Delhi late on Thursday vowed to reduce its emission intensity or the quantum of carbon released per unit of GDP by 33-35% from 2005 levels and raise the share of non-fossil fuels in power generation from some 30% of the installed capacity now to 40% — both by 2030. This marks 9

August 4, 2015 1:45 PM Watch today's Microsoft Xbox Gamescom press conference here

Microsoft is pledging an E3-worthy list of Xbox announcements at Gamescom, this week's big gaming show in Cologne, Germany. Watch the full press conference live here. By most accounts, Microsoft's Xbox had a strong showing at the E3 gaming show back in June. But now it's time for an encore. The company is kicking off Gamescom, Europe's answer to E3, with a press 2

July 16, 2015 6:30 PM OMCs reduces fuel prices drastically

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) on Thursday reduced prices of petroleum products in conformity with the de-regulation of petroleum products which took effect from June 16. The reduction was attributed to the marginal appreciation of the local currency to the cedi and fall in world crude oil price during the third de-regulated pricing regime for the period 14

June 27, 2015 8:10 PM Bastiat Ghana slams national tax net widening efforts

Bastiat Ghana, a liberal economy think tank, says an analytical study has proven that successive governments did not see the achievement of widening the tax net in the short term. The study, which spans late 2013 to 2015 said government is not happy about the amount generated from tax revenue corresponding to it expenditure targets to address the economic 88 60