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NASA contractors share the grief of Israeli and Indian lunar failures

The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching...

NASA contractors share the grief of Israeli and Indian lunar failures

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For NASA contractors, lunar landing failures by Israel and India hit close to home The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching the live-stream broadcast from the cont......
14:13, 09/15/2019

Some NASA contractors appear to be trying to kill the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / NASA conceptional artwork for the Exploration Upper Stage carrying the Orion spacecraft. (credit: NASA) During a hearing of the House space subcommittee on Wednesday, the outlines of a battle over the future of NASA's Artemis Moon program...
01:13, 09/20/2019

Vikram Moon lander: NASA Orbiter fails to spot Indian probe on the lunar surface NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was unable to spot India’s Vikram Moon lander during a flyby of its the landing site on the lunar surface this week....
22:13, 09/19/2019

Russia behind GPS failures over Ben Gurion airport, Israeli officials believe: Israeli radio Israeli officials believe Russia is responsible for disturbances to the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal covering the airspace at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, Israeli radio reported Thursday....
18:13, 06/27/2019

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface....
18:52, 04/28/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by al...
23:52, 04/30/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
11:13, 06/17/2019

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
15:26, 05/24/2019

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
04:13, 05/14/2019

Only 60% Lunar Missions In Last 6 Decades Successful, Says NASA Lunar missions undertaken in the last six decades has had a success rate of 60 per cent, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said....
15:00, 09/07/2019

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger initiative. A space station orbiting the Moon, which NASA calls the Gateway, will ultimately serve a...
07:13, 08/20/2019

Crashed Israeli lunar lander left a bunch of microscopic ‘water bears’ on the Moon It’s been a few months now since Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander experienced a last-second glitch and smashed into the Moon rather than landing softly on it. The mission, while impressive as a privately-funding effort, ultimately came up ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
03:52, 05/25/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to t...
22:52, 07/01/2019

Indian lander goes silent as it approaches lunar south pole India's attempt to become the first nation to put a spacecraft on the south pole of the moon is on hold. The country's lunar lander Vikram stopped relaying signals just moments before it was scheduled to touch down....
09:52, 09/07/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
21:13, 05/31/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
13:52, 05/17/2019

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
00:00, 05/24/2019

NASA Data Shows Less Than 60 Percent Lunar Missions Have Been Successful Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission's plan to soft land the Vikram module on the lunar surface did not go as per script. The success ratio of lunar missions undertaken is less than 60 percent, as per NASA's......
18:00, 09/07/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2...
00:26, 05/31/2019

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s...
20:26, 06/10/2019

Australian Government Commits to Join NASA in Lunar Exploration and Beyond Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation’s intention to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program....
23:39, 09/21/2019

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that wi...
19:26, 08/08/2019

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
23:13, 05/23/2019

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
20:39, 05/23/2019

NASA will fire a tiny satellite into the lunar orbit planned for Gateway NASA is sending humans back to the Moon, and they’re doing it on an abbreviated timetable, but in addition to getting boots on the lunar surface, the space agency wants to get an orbiting lunar space station up and running for the first time ev...
15:26, 09/17/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:39, 05/23/2019

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of th...
20:52, 09/13/2019

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Alabama space center will manage NASA’s lunar lander program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will announce that Marshall Space Flight Center will manage the lunar lander program. (credit: NASA) On Friday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. ...
22:14, 08/13/2019

NASA’s full Artemis plan revealed: 37 launches and a lunar outpost Enlarge / A Blue Moon lander, built by Blue Origin, with an ascent vehicle (built by another company) on top. (credit: Blue Origin) In the nearly two months since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return to the Moon by 2024, space agency ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
21:39, 06/11/2019

NASA Announces Call for Next Phase of Commercial Lunar Payload Services NASA has announced the latest opportunity for industry to participate in its Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) efforts to deliver science and technology payloads to and near the Moon....
10:52, 07/31/2019

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
00:52, 07/19/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
19:52, 05/17/2019

NASA Marshall to Lead Artemis Program’s Human Lunar Lander Development NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new ...
14:00, 08/17/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Facing 2024 deadline, NASA issues a report defending the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / Under some designs plans, the lunar Gateway more resembles the International Space Station than a small outpost. (credit: NASA) On Wednesday, as NASA continued to press lawmakers to support an accelerated plan to return humans to the Moo...
17:26, 05/02/2019

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
23:13, 06/11/2019

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to...
04:13, 07/21/2019

NASA’s ‘Lunar Flashlight’ will use lasers to look for ice on the moon NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems plans to launch the Lunar Flashlight into space, the first CubeSat to ever reach the moon.       ...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Bronte Law, Nasa Hataoka share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill Bronte Law birdied the par-4 18th for a 4-under 67 and a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship for the third straight round        ...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a report showed, with volumes rising 20 percent on the back of popularity for brands like Vivo, RealMe and Oppo....
18:13, 04/28/2019

NASA Funds Videos On Indian Historical Sites, Lesson Plans In Hindi The videos funded by NASA to focus on scientific innovations at various sites like Amer Fort palace and Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, the rust-resistant Iron Pillar of Delhi, UNESCO Heritage site Qutub Minar,......
09:39, 06/18/2019

Tlaib suggests 'Israeli occupation' led to bombing death of Israeli girl, 17 Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.,suggested Friday night that "Israeli occupation" was a factor in the murder of an Israeli teenager from what Israeli authorities have described as a terrorist attack that took place earlier in the day. ...
06:52, 08/24/2019

Indian Cooking: Quick And Easy Spicy Indian Chips Recipe For Snacking Let's make our own chips at home and also decorate them with some Indian spice mix to treat ourselves with a heart-warming snacking experience. Here is a recipe of spicy Indian chips made with......
09:52, 07/28/2019

1 Indian, 3 Indian-Origin Persons Killed In US' Cincinnati: Sushma Swaraj An Indian national and three persons of Indian-origin have been killed in Cincinnati in the US and the matter is being investigated by police there, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said......
00:13, 05/01/2019

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice (Recipe Video) Chef Ananya Banerjee shows how to make this delicious and comforting South Indian lemon rice within minutes. The comforting dish can be made with leftover rice or fresh plain rice....
18:00, 09/04/2019

NASA, Australian Space Agency to Sign Joint Statement at NASA Headquarters Media are invited to a joint signing ceremony between NASA and the Australian Space Agency at 9 a.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 21, at NASA Headquarters in Washington....
21:26, 09/20/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
17:52, 05/03/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
17:26, 05/06/2019

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
09:39, 07/12/2019

What Can I Say That's Actually Helpful in Times of Grief? Grief is awful, but it can also be awkward. If someone you know is grieving, it can be hard to know what to say—or perhaps more importantly, what not to say—to them. Of course, your intentions are good and you want to make things better, not worse. H...
00:26, 09/17/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
18:13, 04/28/2019

'Mum would have wanted me to have these clothes': how I shopped my way through grief We had always shared the fun of fashion. Now she was dying, I found comfort in silk blouses and glitter platformsAs my mother lay dying on a hospital bed, I went shopping. After long days at her bedside, doing my best to buoy her spirits, helping her...
08:26, 09/21/2019

Keanu Reeves: ‘Grief and loss, those things don’t ever go away’ From Bill & Ted’s excellent dude to assassin John Wick, the actor has carved out a stellar career. But it hasn’t come without personal tragedy“Hey, I’m Keanu,” he introduces himself – unnecessarily, of course, and yet very Keanu-ishly. Despite being ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

How My Private Grief Inspired My Podcast On Fatherlessness "Having felt that my fatherlessness had left me lost, foggy and drifting, I became interested in how someone could channel their grief into direction and purpose"...
15:52, 08/04/2019

A football family and a sportswriter, bound by grief After Tyler Hilinski ended his life, Ivan Maisel and the Washington State quarterback's family are connected by a pain they hope we never understand....
19:52, 09/12/2019

"Expressing Grief" Is Not Enough: Nitish Kumar On Encephalitis Deaths An outbreak of AES has killed more than 160 children in the state since June 1, with a majority of the fatalities reported from Muzaffarpur district. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome refers to conditions......
16:13, 07/01/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings...
18:39, 04/28/2019

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
21:13, 08/14/2019

Confronting Grief, Mental Illness and Marginalization, in Verse Four poetry collections — “Be Recorder,” by Carmen Giménez Smith; “Odes to Lithium,” by Shira Erlichman; “Grief Sequence,” by Prageeta Sharma; and “Eyes Bottle Dark With a Mouthful of Flowers,” by Jake Skeets — explore narratives of belonging and ide...
13:13, 09/17/2019

In Hometown of Migrants Who Drowned, Hardship and Grief: ‘I Didn’t Want Them to Go’ A photograph capturing the fate of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Angie Valeria, points to one of the major drivers of the crisis that convinced them to migrate: economic duress....
00:39, 06/29/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a counselling psychologist based in London. Her first book, All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of I...
14:26, 05/01/2019

How to learn from inevitable AI failures Most artificial intelligence projects fail--that’s the bad news. The good news is learning from AI failure is exactly what your company should be doing right now....
13:26, 07/11/2019

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Sallinger parts, of course, those are well past saving. But it turns out we didn’t have the full context ...
20:39, 06/16/2019

Dog funerals may sound self-indulgent, but there should be no shame in pet grief | Grace Dent I intend to follow the example of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux – and mourn my menagerie with prideThere are two ways to feel about Jennifer Aniston and her ex-husband Justin Theroux reuniting for an elaborate funeral for Dolly, their 12-year-o...
11:26, 08/10/2019

Freshman Rep. Wild turns grief from partner’s suicide into a new purpose The Pennsylvania Democrat, who ran on labor and health care for her pro-union constituency, is making suicide prevention and mental health issues a new priority....
12:52, 09/09/2019

Daniele Massaro: ‘The Marseille defeat filled us with grief. But we came back’ Like Liverpool, my Milan side lost a Champions League final but made it back the next year – the problem was we were facing Cruyff’s BarcelonaIn the 1993 Champions League final my Milan team faced Marseille. We were the favourites but lost. The follo...
23:00, 05/30/2019

President Plans Visits to Places Where Grief Mixes With Anger at Him Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught....
17:26, 08/07/2019

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey findsLife on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisisThe climate crisis is causing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety to peo...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Sony still struggling to walk people through the stages of Spider-grief Hope is one of those ostensibly positive traits that comic book superheroes are always yelling about; it’s up there with “self-esteem” and “the power of friendship” in terms of qualities supposedly capable of saving the world from great evil. (We’ve ...
13:26, 09/08/2019

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
15:13, 07/10/2019

Critic’s Pick: Review: What the Crow Knows in ‘Grief Is the Thing With Feathers’ An amazing Cillian Murphy portrays both a grieving dad and the mythical bird who takes over his life in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s novel....
05:00, 04/29/2019

How Vanderbilt rose from the depths of grief to the College World Series Three years ago, Vanderbilt freshman Donny Everett drowned just before his first NCAA tournament. Now Vandy is playing for a CWS title in what would've been Everett's senior year, with his family still part of the team....
00:26, 06/26/2019

My daughter turned cartwheels on her brother’s grave. It taught me joy can live with grief. Happiness is the flip side of the pain, the reward that makes you want to move through all seven stages, even while knowing there will be times you slide back down to the bottom....
19:52, 07/15/2019

Anderson Cooper gets choked up when conversation with Stephen Colbert turns to grief Anderson Cooper, who lost mom Gloria Vanderbilt two months ago, became emotional during a sit-down with Stephen Colbert.        ...
00:26, 08/17/2019

There are a range of acceptable responses to Jeffrey Epstein’s death, such as grief for his victims There are a range of acceptable responses to Jeffrey Epstein’s death, such as grief for his victims and the justice they’ll now never receive and rage at a system that somehow allowed this to happen among them. Bette Midler found a reaction that fall...
23:26, 08/12/2019

Doctor Mirage dives into a new adventure with outstanding art and carefully balanced grief Valiant’s superhero roster isn’t as familiar as DC or Marvel’s, and while a lot of what Valiant has to offer includes incredible world building and a rich history, it sometimes comes at the cost—like many other superhero stories—of more personal, int...
21:00, 09/03/2019

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might n...
18:26, 07/13/2019

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service pro...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Suzanne Moore on Nick Cave: 'Rarely have I heard someone express grief so well' The musician’s latest show, in which he sings, takes questions and talks about losing his son, left our writer astonished‘Freewheeling adventures in intimacy where anything can happen.” So say the words on the seat as we wait for Nick Cave to come on...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Grief In Sevilla As Former Star Jose Antonio Reyes Killed In Car Crash Jose Antonio Reyes won a European under-21 title with Spain in 2002 and went on to play 21 times for Spain between 2003 and 2006, scoring four goals....
15:39, 06/01/2019

I have felt hopelessness over climate change. Here is how we move past the immense grief | Rob Law My intellectual and rational understanding of it has shifted to much more of an emotional and personal one‘Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life.’ ‘The planet has seen sudden warming before, it wiped out almost everythin...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Bollywood Expresses Grief After Surat Coaching Centre Fire Tragedy Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, have condoled the deaths of 20 children who were killed in a fire in a commercial complex in Gujarat's......
10:52, 05/25/2019

Con Ed to probe cause of electrical failures that darkened Manhattan Con Edison is investigating why thousands of customers lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan amid calls by government officials to make sure another widespread blackout doesn't cripple the city again....
19:52, 07/14/2019

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report has said....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Water supply failures up as consumer use increases Disruption to domestic water supplies has risen by a fifth in two years and billions of litres of water are being lost through leaky pipework, according to a report....
14:13, 09/13/2019

Need for speed: is the 'Netflix effect' to blame for the NBN's failures? The NBN says Netflix has put pressure on its fixed wireless service, but the growth in streaming has been anticipated for years Politicians, tech experts and even the NBN itself talked up the arrival of Netflix and other streaming video services year...
10:13, 07/11/2019

How Azure uses machine learning to predict VM failures Knowing a hard disk is going to fail before it does means you can move a VM rather than having to recover it. Scheduled Events lets you control the automatic live migrations that protect your VMs from hardware failures on Azure....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the airspace around the airport near Tel Aviv has bee...
21:39, 06/27/2019

Soothe your You’re The Worst grief by bidding on rando show props via this online auction You’re The Worst recently wrapped up its emotionally gripping five seasons with an immensely satisfying, time-jump-explaining finale. While the show’s many fans will certainly miss it, one small, slim upside to a series ending is that some of its stu...
00:52, 05/09/2019

California: shock and grief after at least 25 killed in boat fire off Santa Cruz Island Nine people still missing after fire broke out on diving tour boatPolice say DNA testing required to identify some of the victimsA boat fire off Santa Cruz Island that left 25 people dead and nine missing sent shockwaves throughout the diving communi...
01:13, 09/04/2019

Torn Apart By Grief: This Couple Was Unable To Save Their Marriage After The Death Of Verne Troyer Everyone reacts differently to the death of someone they love, and the sad reality is that sometimes, a profound loss can be too much for a romantic relationship to bear. That is unfortunately what happened to this couple from Ohio, who were unable t...
00:26, 09/03/2019

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Democratic Party leaders catch grief from moderates and liberals as they look to 2020 election Meeting in San Francisco, party leaders were criticized for debate rules by moderates and for failing to agree to a climate-change debate by liberals....
12:13, 08/24/2019

Inside Knicks’ edgy lottery party: Zion Williamson grief and hope They chanted and screamed for an hour, hoping their vocal chords could somehow translate into NBA draft lottery luck. They chanted, “We Want Zion” and “14 percent” and “Let’s Go Knicks.” Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan sounded like the Garden use...
10:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's Southern Water to pay 126 mln stg for operational failures Britain's Southern Water on Tuesday apologised to its customers and agreed to pay 126 million pounds ($160.71 million) in fines and payments for operational failures at its sewage treatment plants and misreporting performance....
12:00, 06/25/2019

Passengers could face extra charge to pay for airline failures Airlines should add a levy of "less than 50p" per ticket to pay for the repatriation of passengers when carriers go bust, according to a government-commissioned review....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later this month, meaning Britain will have to participate....
01:26, 05/08/2019

US expands probe into airbag failures to 12.3 million vehicles U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Red founder blames manufacturing partner for its smartphone failures The Red phone. It's scary-looking. The high-end camera maker Red jumped into the smartphone market in late 2018 with the launch of the Red Hydrogen One. The $1,300 phone was certainly unique, featuring Red's ...
22:13, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Deloitte, partner fined $5.8 mln for UK audit failures Britain's accounting watchdog has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct related to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for 2011 and 2012....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Solace In Grief: When This Man Died, His Family Took Comfort In The Fact That His Rib Cage Would Be Donated To A Donkey To Wear As A Hat If you needed a good cry today then look no further, because here’s a heartwarming story about finding comfort in the wake of unthinkable tragedy: When 46-year-old Charles Lishner died unexpectedly, his family was able to take comfort in the fact tha...
20:39, 08/30/2019

| Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures Samsung says it will postpone the retail launch of the Galaxy Fold, without giving a new debut date. Several publications reported a bevy of problems with test versions of the $1,980 device after only days of use....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Economists use beer as measure to document failures of socialism in new book With the hot-button word “socialism” sparking intense political debate as Americans brace for the 2020 presidential election, two U.S. economists have completed a global drinking tour – and a book already at the top of Amazon's "beer" category – warn...
04:52, 07/30/2019

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Liverpool drew on ‘heartache’ of past failures to triumph, says Sturridge • Lessons learned from European final defeats, explains Sturridge• Striker reveals players’ meeting before Champions League finalDaniel Sturridge has described how the “heartache” of past European final defeats proved an invaluable lesson for Liverpo...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Trump’s base loyal despite border wall and Obamacare failures More than two years into his presidency, Trump has not delivered on two of his biggest 2016 campaign promises: building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and making Mexico pay for it, and repealing the Affordable Care Act. But despite falling short...
01:26, 05/15/2019

F1 rivals' Belgian GP failures on upgraded engines surprised Honda Honda Formula 1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe says he was surprised to see Mercedes and Ferrari suffer immediate failures on upgraded engines given their track record is so strong...
18:13, 09/03/2019

Cambiemos leaders 'recognise' failures after landslide Peronist win in Córdoba So far this electoral year, Cambiemos candidates have lost gubernatorial races in Río Negro and Neuquén provinces; and primaries races in Chubut, Entre Ríos, La Pampa, Santa Fe and San Juan provinces....
17:52, 05/13/2019

| Murdered hiker lawyers list 'failures' of Morocco state Lawyers for the family of a Danish hiker murdered last year in Morocco said say that authorities had failed to monitor the activities of some suspects before the killing....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Deloitte, partner fined over Serco Geografix audit failures Deloitte and a senior partner have been fined and severely reprimanded for misconduct over the audit of Serco Geografix (SGL), an outsourcer that on Thursday formally settled a six-year criminal investigation into fraud and false accounting....
19:39, 07/04/2019

AI projects likely to face challenges, failures as bandwagon fills up, surveys say IDC finds that a bevy of companies want to become AI first even though they may not have a strategy or idea of what cultural goal is exactly. Here's a look at a few other AI landmines....
16:26, 07/08/2019

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Mamata Banerjee's "Failures" Led To BJP's Bengal Growth: Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, attributed the BJP's growth in West Bengal to Mamata Banerjee's "failures", raising questions on the Chief Minister's "seriousness"......
14:26, 06/27/2019

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
11:52, 07/04/2019

| Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, according to people familiar with the matter....
14:39, 07/27/2019

| Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekera said....
22:00, 07/02/2019

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal historyThe actor Viola Davis urged Barnard College graduates to connect with the past – even if it is painful – at a commencement ceremony M...
05:26, 05/21/2019

British Airways passengers face chaos after latest IT failures Thousands of British Airways passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years....
16:39, 08/07/2019

Ariana Grande Talks "All-Consuming" Grief Over Mac Miller and Her "Highly Unrealistic" Pete Davidson Romance After two rollercoaster years, the light is coming for Ariana Grande. It's no secret to the world at this point what the Grammy-winning songstress has faced in recent months--the......
22:00, 07/09/2019

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
00:13, 06/01/2019

California Today: Power Failures Are Looming. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
16:26, 06/18/2019

'You had one job': Simone Biles in tears over USA Gymnastics' failures in abuse scandal – video Simone Biles was in tears as she spoke about the anger and disappointment she feels about the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, only two days before attempting to win her sixth US national title. It is just over 18 months since the O...
08:39, 08/09/2019

"Failures Shouldn't Be Taboo": Finance Minister On Coffee Baron's Death Reacting to the death of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said business failures in the country should not be tabooed, or looked down upon....
20:26, 08/01/2019

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice....
06:39, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Deloitte, partner fined over Serco Geografix audit failures Deloitte and a senior partner have been fined and severely reprimanded for misconduct over the audit of Serco Geografix (SGL), an outsourcer that on Thursday formally settled a six-year criminal investigation into fraud and false accounting....
22:26, 07/04/2019

Seagate leads in disk drive deployments, failures in Backblaze report Cloud storage company Backblaze offers a great deal of transparency into their deployments. Here's what you need to know before buying your next hard drive....
17:26, 08/06/2019

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-l...
02:52, 05/31/2019

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign a...
12:39, 06/19/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
01:26, 06/23/2019

MasterClass Founder Launching Online College Credit Courses, Failures Get a Refund Raise your hand if Calculus 101 made you want to tear your hair out in college. If so, then you might be one of the people MasterClass Cofounder Aaron Rasmussen had in mind when creating his new startup Outlier.org. Starting this fall semester, the n...
22:13, 08/13/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:39, 08/07/2019

Crash Test Dummy Failures Send Them Flying Off Roller Coaster Into Nearby Hotel Stories about amusement parks are typically dominated by two topics: either the opening of a new attraction or the catastrophic failure of an old one. This time it was neither, as two crash test dummies designed to ensure a roller coaster was operati...
04:13, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:39, 08/07/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling vagrants seeking support to come back later — a damn...
19:13, 07/23/2019

U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban today The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei, a senior administration official said....
18:39, 08/07/2019

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice com...
03:52, 08/22/2019

Matthew Whitaker: John Ratcliffe can find 'systemic failures' in origins of Russia investigation as spy chief Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker sees great promise in Rep. John Ratcliffe as President Trump's spy chief, particularly in what he can bring to the so-called "investigation into the investigators."...
02:00, 07/31/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban on Wednesday The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei, a senior administration official said....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Apple says it's sorry for using contractors to listen in on Siri conversations At long last, Apple has fully addressed its part in the ill-advised, industry-wide practice of using human contractors to listen in on conversations between its digital assistant – in this case, Siri – and users. The company made a form...
23:52, 08/28/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Remember self-destructing DVDs? Water Cooled Potato examines the biggest tech failures in recent history While season one of 70 Million examined the roadblocks impeding criminal justice reform, season two opens with a focus on the work toward solutions within local communities. The season premiere takes place in New Orleans as reporter Eve Abrams invest...
20:00, 07/22/2019

Citing ‘Widespread’ Failures, Education Department Orders Chicago Public Schools to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation that” the department’s Office for Civil Rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
19:52, 07/04/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
05:26, 06/10/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen invo...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the second half of 2019, its spokeswoman told Reuters by text on Wednesday...
08:00, 07/10/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. But because the contractors see users' public...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
22:52, 07/11/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a numb...
00:26, 05/14/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piece, penned by cybersecurity reporter Joseph Cox, ci...
20:39, 08/07/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers were independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an act...
19:26, 07/10/2019

'Dead to Me' stars on mom guilt, grief and why their Netflix show is so hard to talk about Emmy nominees Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini return to TV in Netflix's dark comedy 'Dead to Me,' about two grieving widows with big secrets.        ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
23:13, 05/14/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gi...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Apple apologizes for letting contractors eavesdrop on Siri’s sex recordings Sorry we’ve been eavesdropping on your sex life. Apple on Wednesday apologized to its users for employing third-party contractors to listen to audio recordings picked up by its Siri voice assistant, including when the voice assistant program was acci...
02:39, 08/29/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
04:13, 07/27/2019

Apple Fires Contractors Who Heard Siri Recordings Including Those Of Sex Taking a tough stand against contractors who listened to over 1,000 Siri recordings per shift including people having sex, Apple has reportedly laid off 300 contractors in Cork, Ireland....
20:13, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked u...
10:39, 08/22/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
01:26, 06/23/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
22:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype's translation service. Some contractors are also...
19:26, 08/07/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was r...
02:26, 08/14/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
05:13, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
22:26, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:26, 06/10/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been ...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
13:52, 06/11/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company and its voice assistant competitors, Apple and Goo...
00:39, 08/04/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants...
03:52, 07/24/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:40, 08/13/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
03:52, 06/13/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech companies) insisting that some degree of human rev...
07:52, 08/08/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The ...
12:00, 08/02/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
00:52, 07/22/2019

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
01:52, 09/12/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery where it disposed of rivals....
16:39, 07/04/2019

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system....
13:13, 05/20/2019

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
20:39, 07/13/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Everything You Need To Know Lunar Eclipse 2019: Get Ready to witness the partial lunar eclipse happening on July 16 and July 17? Here are all the details you need to know about the celestial event....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Partial lunar eclipse – in pictures Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK. The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission. Clear skies across much of the...
10:26, 07/17/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their smart speakers and phones.After a whistleblower ti...
07:00, 07/28/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or ...
19:39, 07/26/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
05:39, 08/14/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does...
07:52, 06/24/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive info, including medical info, criminal activities ...
01:52, 07/27/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
17:39, 05/07/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
23:13, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 5-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:13, 06/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at NoVa rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries a...
04:52, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
02:52, 06/23/2019

White House to release first rule today for Huawei ban for U.S. government contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei, a senior administration official said....
17:52, 08/07/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrau...
08:26, 06/15/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs...
23:13, 05/13/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
23:52, 08/08/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nea...
04:13, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

Apple issues apology for letting contractors listen to conversations with Siri  In recent months, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple have all acknowledged that people have been reviewing users' interactions with artificial intelligence assistants in order to improve the services....
01:26, 08/29/2019

Starwatch: time to take a good look at the lunar maria The full moon on Saturday gives an opportunity (weather permitting) to study the “seas” that form the dark markings on the moon’s surfaceThe moon will reach full on 18 May. This is a good opportunity to take the time to really look at its bright disc...
22:52, 05/12/2019

India tries to reconnect with lost lunar lander India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India's space agency said....
13:13, 09/09/2019

India loses contact with lunar spacecraft India's space agency has lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, just as the probe was due to touch down on the moon. It is currently unclear if the mission has failed....
01:00, 09/07/2019

India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India's space agency said....
12:26, 09/09/2019

Ad Astra's Lunar Rover Car Chase Looks Like Mad Max In Space Brad Pitt’s in a new movie, Ad Astra, about a future where people live on the moon, which seems fine if not particularly revolutionary. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen a lunar rover car chase quite like this before. This clip has strong “Mad Max in ...
04:39, 09/09/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, but hopefully the first of many — goodness only kn...
21:52, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
13:39, 06/22/2019

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
03:39, 09/07/2019

Google Contractors Vote to Unionize Given Company's Track Record of Crappy Treatment Contractors working at Google’s Pittsburgh office recently announced they’re aiming to unionize, marking the latest contingent of employees to begin pushing back against Silicon Valley for a voice at the bargaining table.Read more......
08:39, 08/31/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say that voice snippets may be analyzed to help improve...
04:13, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regularly" hear private and confidential information. ...
02:26, 08/03/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the semi...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors routinely catch intimate snippets of users’ privat...
06:39, 07/28/2019

Report: Contractors Have Listened To Inadvertently Recorded Audio From Xbox Owners' Homes Microsoft contractors working on Xbox have gained access to audio recordings of Xbox owners’ home life, a Vice Motherboard report revealed today. According to the report, accidentally triggered Xbox voice commands would result in audio recordings sto...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Apple to stop storing Siri audio after contractors heard private talks and sex Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple will stop storing voice recordings captured by Siri-enabled devices except in cases when users intentionally opt in to the practice. "[B]y default, we will no longer r...
13:00, 08/30/2019

Apple Says Only In-House Employees Will Listen to Siri Recordings as 300 Contractors Are Reportedly Laid Off Following public outcry over workers listening to audio captured by voice assistants, Apple announced on Wednesday that it would no longer relegate the task of listening to Siri recordings to contractors, and instead, only Apple employees would revie...
20:13, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
02:13, 06/22/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to...
23:13, 08/14/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal...
16:39, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
20:00, 06/22/2019

Federal watchdog agency: Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is not a labor violation Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is not itself a violation of federal law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday in a victory for employers....
03:00, 08/30/2019

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
10:39, 08/30/2019

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks' early blockchain successes and failures This is a preview of the Blockchain in Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Since its emergence at the start of the decade, blockchain ...
13:39, 06/30/2019

A meteorite hit the moon during Monday's total lunar eclipse People watching the total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday morning noticed a brief flash of light, which has now been confirmed as a meteorite impact...
21:26, 04/28/2019

India found its missing Vikram lunar lander India has located its Vikram lunar lander after losing contact, and the situation isn't looking great. Indian Space and Research Organization chairman K. Sivan said that cameras aboard the orbiter found the spacecraft and believed it had been ...
00:26, 09/09/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
17:26, 06/12/2019

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
11:13, 06/19/2019

India Lands On Lunar Surface (Of A Bangalore Street) In an exciting feat this week, Indian actor Poornachandra Mysore was the first Indian to walk on the lunar surface. That surface wasn’t actually on the moon, though; It was in Bangalore....
02:13, 09/16/2019

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
05:52, 07/13/2019

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
22:39, 05/20/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
12:39, 05/02/2019

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting twenty emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
08:26, 05/21/2019

Chandrayaan-2 to Be Inserted Into Lunar Orbit Tomorrow: ISRO In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit....
22:26, 08/19/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft set for historic lunar landing India's dream of landing on the Moon is getting closer to reality as its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft split into two on Monday, with one half set to land on the lunar surface later this week....
00:00, 09/03/2019

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
01:00, 07/19/2019

After Lunar Mission, India To Venture Deep Into Sea With "Samudrayaan" India's ambitious project to send a team to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to becom a reality in 2021-22 with the ''Samudrayaan'' project, a senior official said....
22:13, 09/01/2019

Randy Ribay's moving 'Patron Saints of Nothing' a YA tale of grief, Philippine drug war A teenage immigrant returns to the Philippines to investigate the death of his cousin in Randy Ribay's fantastic "Patron Saints of Nothing."        ...
21:39, 06/19/2019

California advances landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft to stop classifying employees as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ri...
19:13, 09/11/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list which includes but is not limited to medical informat...
23:39, 08/02/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a new report....
04:26, 07/30/2019

iTunes’ greatest hits: the app’s greatest successes (and failures) Apple’s worldwide developer conference (WWDC 2019) was unusually busy this year, with an impressive array of new products and technologies on show. However, one truly landmark announcement was the news that Apple’s veteran iTunes app ha...
15:39, 06/09/2019

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
00:52, 05/23/2019

India's Vikram lunar lander lost contact during its descent Today India attempted to become only the fourth nation to successfully soft-land on the surface of the Moon. That mission appears to have failed, when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with its Vikram lander at an altitude of...
01:00, 09/07/2019

Polaris’ Lunar Roving Vehicle replica to run at NASCAR race Now this is how you fake a moon mission. Polaris has teamed up with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., to build a functional replica of the Lunar Roving Vehicle [LRV] that was used during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions. Brian Og...
15:39, 07/23/2019

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
07:52, 06/17/2019

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted i...
10:13, 07/22/2019

Countdowns, ceremonies and MoonPies: How the U.S. is marking 50 years since the lunar landing At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed up for miles outside the visitor complex at opening time. In Armstrong's hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio, nearly 2,000 runners competed in "Run to the Moon" races....
01:52, 07/21/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
08:13, 05/17/2019

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same ...
03:13, 06/12/2019

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se...
03:39, 09/06/2019

Efforts On To Re-Establish Contact With Lunar Lander Vikram, Says ISRO ISRO has confirmed that Chandrayaan 2 lunar lander Vikram has been located and that efforts are being made to re-establish contact with the Rs 1,000-crore moon mission that was expected to help India......
08:00, 09/10/2019

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
19:52, 07/17/2019

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to m...
07:54, 07/06/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
16:13, 05/02/2019

UK's biggest moon exhibition captures centuries of lunar love From Japanese painting of the harvest moon to Buzz Aldrin's "Snoopy cap", the UK's biggest moon exhibition at London's National Maritime Museum is bound to please...
11:52, 08/10/2019

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Ap...
16:39, 05/30/2019

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
23:26, 06/11/2019

The Morning After: Ninja bombs and Jeff Bezos' lunar lander Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Happy Friday! This morning, we've got Nike's augmented reality-powered sneaker-fitting app, our new guide to all the parenting tech you might need (and everything you don't), and a new $80 AirPods...
22:00, 05/10/2019

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
06:52, 07/15/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
22:26, 05/30/2019

10,000-year-old engraved stone could be world’s oldest lunar calendar An engraved stone carved around 10,000 years ago may be the world's oldest example of a lunar calendar. The rare pebble -- found high up in the mountains near Rome, Italy -- dates back to the Stone Age, archaeologists claim....
23:52, 07/25/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
02:52, 05/10/2019

Polaris Builds A Replica Of The Ultimate Off-Roader - The Lunar Rover The new Polaris Lunar Rover Replica gets replica brakes, accelerates, and has four-wheel Ackermann steering, like the original NASA Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV)....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
22:52, 07/15/2019

'A marvelous night for a moondance': Legendary lunar-inspired pop songs "Walking on the Moon," "Bad Moon Rising," "Moonlight Shadow" ... Countless lunar-themed pop songs invoke a timeless musical motif. But for all the odes to love under moonlight, there's also a dark side....
17:39, 07/18/2019

Lunar Eclipse Meteorite Briefly Created a Spot on the Moon as Hot as the Sun This past January, astronomers managed to capture the moment a space rock struck the Moon during a total lunar eclipse. Now we’re learning more about this unprecedented event, including the speed of the offending object and the intense temperatures r...
04:13, 05/01/2019

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the spac...
17:39, 05/30/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final oper...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Here's How to Watch the Partial Lunar Eclipse Live Online Today The partial lunar eclipse 2019 can be seen in central and western regions of India, and live streams are being held by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Virtual Telescope Project, and Norway-based site......
20:00, 07/16/2019

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milestone for a mission that could make India the fourth ...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Gavin Newsom signs landmark bill making Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed legislation intended to force "gig economy" businesses such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, not contractors. The legislation, AB 5, upends the business model for those companie...
05:39, 09/19/2019

Family of Ethiopian Airlines crash victim Joanna Toole launch legal action against Boeing after 'catalogue of serious failures' The family of a UN worker killed in the Ethiopian Airlines' Flight 302 crash are taking legal action against Boeing in the US, claiming there was a "catalogue of serious failures"....
19:00, 07/01/2019

India loses contact with lunar craft as it nears landing site The Indian space agency lost communcations with its lander just minutes before touchdown was expected at the lunar south pole. India had hoped to be the fourth nation to land on the moon, following Russia, the United States and China....
19:13, 09/07/2019

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
14:39, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
17:13, 07/18/2019

Hope Fades For Chandrayaan 2's Lander As Lunar Night Set To Fall Today Hopes of re-establishing contact with India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2's lander seems to be all but over with its 14-day mission life set to end and the Lunar night falling early Saturday....
03:13, 09/21/2019

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
07:13, 07/20/2019

India Locates Missing Moon Lander Module on Lunar Surface (NEW DELHI) — The lander module from India’s moon mission was located on the lunar surface on Sunday, one day after it lost contact with the space station, and efforts are underway to try to establish contact with it, the head of the nati...
19:00, 09/08/2019

India Loses Communication With Lunar Lander on Its Final Approach to the Moon BANGALORE, India — India’s space agency said it lost touch with its Vikram lunar lander on Saturday as it made its final approach to the moon’s south pole to deploy a rover to search for signs of water. The fate of the lander &mdash...
17:39, 09/07/2019

India moon mission: Vikram lunar lander found on surface Efforts are underway to establish contact, days after communications were lost during failed landingThe lander module from India’s moon mission has been located on the lunar surface, the day after it lost contact with the space station, and efforts a...
16:00, 09/09/2019

India's lunar probe snaps its first glorious photo of the Moon Just days after entering into a lunar orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft snagged its first shot of the moon. The lander is expected to separate and then touch down on the surface September 7th.   ...
06:00, 08/24/2019

China’s lunar rover found a bizarre and unexpected substance on the Moon China’s space program started the year strong by performing a soft landing on the far side of the Moon. It was a first for the country, and for mankind as a whole, and while the Yutu-2 rover the lander delivered to the lunar surface wasn’...
15:39, 09/03/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
13:26, 07/13/2019

After Final Lunar Orbit Manoeuvre, ISRO Readies For Separation Of Lander ISRO on Sunday said that it successfully performed the fifth and final lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for the Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft and was gearing up for the separation of the lander from the orbiter......
22:13, 09/01/2019

Partial lunar eclipse pictured across UK on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary A partial lunar eclipse has risen above skylines around the world tonight, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its mission to the moon....
00:00, 07/17/2019

China's Lunar Mission Has Found Mantle Material on the Far Side of the Moon Scientists in China have released an important first set of results from the Chang’e 4 lunar lander, revealing what appears to be material from the Moon’s mantle on its far side.Read more......
22:00, 05/15/2019

China’s lunar rover finds unknown ‘gel-like’ substance on the far side of the moon Scientists working on the Chang'e-4 mission were about to power down the rover for a "nap" when they noticed a crater with a strange substance depicted on Yutu-2's main camera....
23:39, 09/02/2019

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
17:52, 07/15/2019

Jeff Bezos' Lunar Lander Is a Modular Multipurpose Landing System There are two well-known crazy rich guys building rockets right now, and while Elon Musk and SpaceX tend to get most of the attention—mostly because they are actually doing real things in space—Jeff Bezos and his company, Blue Origin, have been devel...
02:39, 05/12/2019

ISRO Performs Fourth Lunar-Bound Orbit Maneuver For Chandrayaan-2 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said it has successfully performed the fourth lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, that is currently in the lunar orbit for......
18:39, 08/30/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Effects Of Chandra Grahan, How To Watch It A partial lunar eclipse (ardh chandra grahan) occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon, but the three celestial bodies do not form a straight line in the space....
12:26, 07/15/2019

Watching CG Cars Crash Onto the Lunar Surface in Low Gravity Is Weirdly Engaging Look, I know how busy you are, and I know you’re swamped right now and you can’t even bring yourself to look at the list of crap you have to get done but that’s why I think it’s so important that you just pause for a moment right now to watch this ab...
01:52, 06/07/2019

China's moon garden is dead as the craft is plunged into lunar night Cotton seeds growing on China's Chang'e 4 probe on the far side of the moon have been plunged into darkness, marking the end of the first lunar biosphere experiment...
21:26, 04/28/2019

A Witchy Ritual Game That Takes A Full Lunar Cycle To Play Ritual of the Moon technically takes 28 days to play. The story is broken up into five to ten minute segments; you can play one of these per day. Small decisions stack to create a unique narrative, and each brief moment on the moon holds magic and se...
22:13, 05/09/2019

How Pragyan Rover Will Leave India's Mark On Lunar Surface: Watch With hours to go for the big landing, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today released an animated video depicting how the Pragyan rover will operate once it alights on the barely explored......
23:52, 09/06/2019

Hope Fades For Chandrayaan 2's Lander As Lunar Night Set To Fall Tomorrow Hopes of re-establishing contact with India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2's lander seems to be all but over with its 14-day mission life set to end and the Lunar night falling early Saturday....
23:39, 09/20/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Don't Miss This Celestial Spectacle Next Week Lunar Eclipse 2019: Chandra grahan timings in India - the partial umbral eclipse will begin at 1:32 a.m on July 17. The peak of the eclipse will be at 3 am.m and the partial umbral eclipse will end at......
12:52, 07/10/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
23:39, 07/19/2019

10,000-Year-Old Engraved Stone Found to be World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period. ...
19:26, 07/23/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Live Updates: Moon Mission To Land On Lunar Surface Tonight Chandrayaan 2 live updates: India looks to create history by becoming the first nation to reach closest to the Moon's south pole as the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is scheduled to land on the lunar......
08:13, 09/06/2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Unveils Lunar Lander Project "Blue Moon" Jeff Bezos, who heads both Amazon and space company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a lunar lander that he said would be used to transport equipment, and possibly human beings, to the south pole of......
02:39, 05/10/2019

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
08:52, 07/18/2019

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon Photographers from Sydney to Brasilia capture July’s stunning partial lunar eclipseStargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.The partial eclipse was visible in nearly every part ...
19:26, 07/17/2019

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while anniversary events are being held all over the world in honor of this monumental historic achievement ...
22:39, 07/20/2019

Elon Musk mocks Blue Origin’s lunar lander announcement, embarrasses himself in the process SpaceX is the current leader in commercial spaceflight worldwide, but it’s far from the only game in town. Blue Origin, founded by billionaire Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, has been working on its own reusable rocket technology for some time now, and...
18:52, 05/10/2019

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Chuck Lorre on ending 'The Big Bang Theory': 'I'm grief-stricken ... and grateful' Sitcom master Chuck Lorre explains the longevity of 'The Big Bang Theory,' why it stood out to him and his feelings about ending TV's top comedy.        ...
14:52, 05/14/2019

Buzz Aldrin 'disappointed' in progress made since Apollo 11: 'We have the number one rocket and spacecraft and they can’t get into lunar orbit' Speaking at an event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years....
18:52, 07/19/2019

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
18:52, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Se-crets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
00:39, 07/24/2019

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
15:26, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a luna...
01:13, 05/10/2019

'Unacceptable behaviour' and 'neglectful management' fuelling Fraud Office failures The effectiveness of the Serious Fraud Office in fighting corporate crime is being undermined by "unacceptable behaviour" and "neglectful management", a watchdog warned today....
13:00, 07/22/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
05:13, 08/14/2019

| Gantz says he should be next Israeli PM Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main opponent in the country's general election, says he should be prime minister in a broad unity government....
09:27, 09/20/2019

A look at what comes next in 2nd Israeli election of 2019 Israel is in unchartered political territory after the newly elected parliament dissolved itself early on Thursday and set another election date, within six months of the previous one....
12:26, 05/30/2019

Lunar eclipse 2019 UK: Everything you need to know as partial eclipse falls on Apollo 11 50th anniversary A partial lunar eclipse is set to be visible from the UK on Tuesday, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its mission to the Moon....
12:52, 07/16/2019

7 Best Indian Starters Recipes | Easy Indian Starters Recipes Indian Starters Recipes: Find here a list of our best Indian Starters Recipes that you can now easily prepare at home. Complete with key ingredients and a step by step process, you can prepare dahi......
14:39, 05/06/2019

5 Best Indian Drinks Recipes | Easy Indian Drinks Recipes Indian Drinks Recipe: Find here the best of Indian drinks recipes, right from Jal jeera, kanji to thandai and lassi. With key ingredients and step by step process of each, these recipes would be easy......
09:13, 05/03/2019

The Observer view: fifty years on, the real meaning of the lunar landing is becoming clear | Observer editorial Within a few years, a manned space station will orbit the moon and later a colony could be built on its surfaceWhen Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first careful steps on the moon’s surface 50 years ago this weekend, they transformed humani...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Blue Moon: Here's how Blue Origin's new lunar lander works WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Blue Origin's billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos , revealed the company's plans to land a spacecraft named "Blue Moon" on the lunar surface....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the last days of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Polls close in Israeli election Israel has gone to the polls in its second national election this year. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to secure a fourth consecutive term in office following a tight race....
22:26, 09/17/2019

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank...
18:26, 07/22/2019

If it's Israeli independence day, it must be paddle ball As Israelis mark their independence day, the "ting-dong" sound of paddle ball being played on beaches is as much a part of the celebratory noise as the crackle of fireworks....
14:52, 05/08/2019

6 healthy Israeli staples to add to your diet With its big flavors, lean proteins, veggies and fresh herbs, Israeli cuisine — which shares much in common with the Mediterranean diet, but has its own special twists — is the foodie’s dream diet. Here, cookbook author Adeena Sussman and Upper...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must likely wait weeks to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must step aside....
21:39, 09/18/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
21:13, 09/18/2019

Palestinians: 15 injured in clashes with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say 15 residents have been injured in overnight clashes with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. It was the third consecutive night of violence in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya following the shooting...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:00, 06/02/2019

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners. Reuven Rivlin tasked Netanyahu with building a coalition wi...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says it downed Israeli drone Iran-backed Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon early on Monday, a week after the group's leader said it would shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanyahu was referring to the Palestinian leadershipR...
12:39, 06/30/2019

Hezbollah says it has downed Israeli drone over Lebanon Israel confirms drone loss while claiming an Iran-backed Shia militia fired rockets towards Israel from SyriaHezbollah has claimed it shot down an Israeli drone that crossed the border into Lebanon, a week after the bitter enemies traded fire for the...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Russia says it is concerned about Israeli strikes on Syria Russia is concerned about Israeli airforce strikes on Syria and believes they could pose a threat to regional stability, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
18:52, 07/02/2019

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a new governing coalition and a second election was set for later this year. Saying the po...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Former Netanyahu aide Lieberman could be Israeli kingmaker A former nightclub bouncer with a heavy Russian accent, Avigdor Lieberman used to carry a fresh change of shirt for his political boss, Benjamin Netanyahu....
20:13, 09/13/2019

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a water park in the southern city of Stuttgart - when the scuffle took place in Israel....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As...
08:52, 07/20/2019

A technical glitch led to Israeli spacecraft crash Beresheet, an unmanned Israeli spacecraft, crashed during an attempt to land on the moon due to a technical glitch, said SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit that launched it, citing preliminary data....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD BERLIN (AP) — The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said things that are “highly insulting for Jews, for Israel and for the entire issue of ...
11:13, 05/12/2019

| Zwelivelile Mandela slams 'Israeli apartheid' The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of "Israeli apartheid", in a high-profile expression of solidarity between South Africans and Palestinians....
14:39, 07/07/2019

Israeli camps deadlocked after repeat election Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. AP correspondent Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem. (Sept. 18)   ...
22:13, 09/18/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
19:52, 06/03/2019

After a Divisive Israeli Election, Calls for Unity Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious base, appears to have fallen short of a majority....
00:52, 09/19/2019

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged by eye-witnesses. When the officer identified himself, police said the men threw stones at him. Fear...
07:00, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Israeli launches airstrikes on Gaza targets GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Israeli military says its aircraft have begun targeting militant sites in Gaza in retaliation for a flurry of rockets fired f...
14:13, 05/04/2019

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove the official from office....
13:52, 08/06/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli air...
10:13, 05/04/2019

Israeli parties vie for Arab vote in bid to oust Netanyahu Challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in next Tuesday's election have courted Israel's Arab minority, hoping that a strong turnout from this unlikely source could tip the scales in their favor....
22:13, 09/12/2019

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and ...
14:13, 07/18/2019

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prim...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestin...
09:52, 06/06/2019

Hezbollah Says It Shot Down Israeli Drone At Lebanese Border Hezbollah said Monday it had shot down an "Israeli drone" as it crossed the border into Lebanon, a week after a flash confrontation between the arch-foes....
19:26, 09/09/2019

ICE is paying an Israeli security company $30M to break into phones The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has expanded its partnership with Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite to unlock and extract data from mobile phones, reports The Daily Beast. According to a federal filing dated June 24, the ICE ...
16:39, 09/12/2019

Israeli PM’s office airbrushes Netanyahu’s ‘Yeltsin’ gaffe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name...
23:39, 09/08/2019

Hezbollah says it shot down 'Israeli drone' at Lebanon border The incident came one week after a fierce exchange of fire between Israel and Hezbollah. The militant group's leader had pledged to retaliate "deep inside Israel" if there are any more attacks....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Israeli ex-general to attend Bahrain conference: source A former general who served as Israel's chief liaison officer to the Palestinians will attend next week's U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain in a private capacity, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Palestinians bury Jerusalem man killed by Israeli police A Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police during clashes in east Jerusalem last week has been laid to rest after his body was released to his family...
19:39, 07/01/2019

Israeli foodmaker Strauss net profit up 9.5%, revenue slips Israeli food producer Strauss Group said second-quarter net profit rose 9.5% as strength in its home market, water division and Pepsico joint venture outweighed the impact of a firmer shekel on overseas sales....
11:00, 08/13/2019

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
09:52, 08/13/2019

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel....
04:39, 07/04/2019

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military says it has killed four Palestinian "terrorists" after its soldiers came under attack near the Gaza border fence. Deadly clashes in the border area are a frequent occurrence....
11:00, 08/10/2019

Israeli city names downtown roundabout after Trump An Israeli city has named a public square after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government decided to rename a Golan Heights settlement after the president...
17:26, 07/09/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
15:00, 09/18/2019

Lebanon concludes Israeli drones were on attack mission A Lebanese government investigation has concluded that two Israeli drones that crashed in the Lebanese capital last month were on an attack mission, one of them armed with 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) of explosives...
15:13, 09/19/2019

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
19:13, 06/16/2019

Israeli Soldier Is Stabbed to Death, Prompting Manhunt An off-duty Israeli soldier was found stabbed to death near a West Bank settlement, prompting a manhunt for the killer in what the Israeli military called a terrorist attack....
19:00, 08/08/2019

A Unifying Israeli President Looks to Break Election Impasse The task of breaking Israel’s election deadlock falls to President Reuven Rivlin, a grandfatherly national figure who has called for unity but faces an uphill battle as all sides dig in....
09:14, 09/21/2019

Syria says it captures drone near Israeli-occupied Golan Syrian state news agency says authorities have controlled and dismantled a drone rigged with cluster bombs on the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights...
14:26, 09/21/2019

Syria says it captured drone near Israeli-occupied Golan Syrian state news agency says authorities have controlled and dismantled a drone rigged with cluster bombs on the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights...
17:03, 09/21/2019

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi Peretz made the statement in the July 1 cabinet mee...
06:52, 07/10/2019

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a......
14:39, 07/10/2019

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
14:39, 09/17/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
17:52, 07/14/2019

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
17:13, 07/14/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
01:13, 07/14/2019

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
14:52, 06/13/2019

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the polls to decide the fate of the embattled leader....
21:39, 09/14/2019

Ethiopian Israeli protests of police violence enter 3rd day Scores of activists returned to streets across Israel to protest the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer in what the community calls the latest example of police brutality...
21:52, 07/03/2019

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Israel whose hull was ablaze. At the request of the s...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Islamic organization condemns Israeli tunnel near Al-Aqsa International body of Muslim nations condemns opening of Israeli tunnel that runs beneath a Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem south of Al-Aqsa Mosque...
21:52, 07/03/2019

Israeli Leader Pins Election Bid on Security Record Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is staking his political survival in Tuesday’s election on his record in protecting Israel, as he faces a challenge from former generals who seek to sow doubt that he can keep the country safe....
18:39, 09/15/2019

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
12:00, 09/17/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle...
11:52, 06/16/2019

Explosions near Syrian capital in apparent Israeli strikes Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses opened fire on “objects” coming from the direction of Israel...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Saturday....
00:39, 06/30/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
00:26, 06/02/2019