Scientists piece together first-ever image of black hole

Scientists piece together first-ever image of black hole

Using an Earth-sized telescope, an international team of scientists may have snapped the first-ever image of a black hole.

Dr. Mark Wainberg dies after struggling in waters off Bal Harbour, Fla.

Dr. Mark Wainberg dies after struggling in waters off Bal Harbour, Fla.

Famed microbiologist Dr. Mark Wainberg, who played a crucial role in the fight against HIV and AIDS, passed away earlier this week. He was 71.

Microsoft patches NSA’s leaked Windows hacks

Microsoft patches NSA’s leaked Windows hacks

Microsoft Corp. has claimed that it has already patched the security holes in Windows that were allegedly exploited by a group called “The Shadow Brokers” earlier this year.

Las Vegas to offer clean needles through vending machines

Las Vegas to offer clean needles through vending machines

Struggling to fight back soaring heroin and HIV rates, Las Vegas health authorities are betting on a new approach -- offering clean needles in vending machines.

Nintendo announces new games for Switch

Nintendo announces new games for Switch

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, the mobile gaming giant showed off a few new game titles that will be available to Nintendo Switch users this year.

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Chinese government aiming at 1 million FCEV registrations by 2030

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the Chinese government is aiming for an ambitious target of getting 1 million fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) on the roads by the year 2030.

VW ID.3 special edition, limited to 30,000 units, is out of stock

In a recent statement released shortly ahead of the upcoming IAA event this week, German automaker Volkswagen (VW) has revealed that its limited special edition of the ID.3 is now out of stock.

Porsche unveils final production version of ‘Taycan’ all-electric car

German automaker Porsche officially unveiled the final production version its first all-electric car -- the ‘Taycan’ -- on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

BMW to discontinue hybrid i8 production by April 2020

In a recent press release, German automaker BMW has indicated that it will stop producing its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car from April 2020.

Fraunhofer ISE develops EV solar roof with highly efficient solar cells

Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE) has developed solar roofing for electric vehicles (EVs), in an apparent effort to increase their driving range.

CNH Industrial invests $250M in e-truck start-up Nikola

In a recent statement, UK-headquartered capital goods company CNH Industrial has revealed that it is making a $250-million investment in US startup Nikola, which specializes in the production of el

Evergrande cooperates with Benteler and FEV to advance its EV plans

According to Chinese media reports, the country’s renowned real estate group Evergrande is cooperating with two German companies to advance its ambitious electric vehicle (EV) plans.