Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 Maker Faire Celebrates Innovation and Tech in NYC This Weekend A festival of tech enthusiasts, DIYers and crafters is taking over the New York Hall of Science in Queens this weekend. The fifth annual World Maker Faire in New York will be open Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 20-21). This celebration of innovation, hands-on education, science and technology will feature some ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:12:38 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News iPhone line sitters in NYC slept in garbage bags and got arrested Waiting for an iPhone used to be fun. According to filmmaker Casey Neistat, iPhone lines don't look like that anymore. Known for viral videos such as "Bike Lanes," "Make It Count," and "The Dark Side of the iPhone 5S Lines," Neistat's latest video documents this past Friday's iPhone lines. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:58:21 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Larry Ellison Is Still Here And 7 More Things About Oracle When Wells Fargo analyst Jason Maynard said he would “miss” Ellison on these quarterly earnings calls, the newly minted Executive Chairman replied, “You should be so lucky. I'm staying on the calls… I apologize to everyone for that.” Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:02:00 -0500 Forbes - Tech War Is Destroying Syria's Ancient Treasures, Satellite Photos Show Three years of heavy fighting have taken a toll on Syria's archaeological treasures. Five of the country's six World Heritage sites "exhibit significant damage," and some buildings are now "reduced to rubble," according to high-resolution satellite images examined by the nonprofit and nonpartisan American Association for the Advancement of Science ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:51:54 -0500's%20Ancient%20Treasures,%20Satellite%20Photos%20Show Science News Headlines - Yahoo News You Are Asking The Wrong Questions About Education Technology Education technology is trendy. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t read an article or have a conversation in which someone makes the familiar argument that “education is the one industry that hasn’t embraced the technologies of the 21st Century.” The world has changed--so the story goes--and while business ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:46:00 -0500 Forbes - Tech Mercury Gives Southern Skywatchers Its Best Show of 2014 Even though Mercury is one of the brightest objects in the sky, very few observers have ever seen the planet in the night sky. Because of the tilt of the Earth's axis, this will place it high above the horizon in the Southern Hemisphere, but too low to be observed ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:13:42 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News George led flock through tough times Unprecedented transition in city where no Catholic leader has lived long enough to meet the man taking his placeUnprecedented transition in city where no Catholic leader has lived long enough to meet the man taking his place Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:00:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune Xbox chief promises to bring 'Minecraft' to Windows Phone With a simple "yes," Microsoft's Xbox chief, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that Minecraft will be heading to Windows Phone. It's not a surprising move given Microsoft's recent acquisition of the popular title, but the software maker didn't promise to bring Minecraft to Windows Phone in its original announcement. Spencer's confirmation means ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:31:29 -0500'Minecraft'%20to%20Windows%20Phone Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News At least 15 wounded in city shootings A 12-year-old boy is among at least 15 people shot across Chicago since Friday night, according to police. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:16:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune SpaceX rocket launch hits a snag SpaceX delays launch of Falcon 9 rocket on space station resupply mission Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:14:57 -0500 SciTech - Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George The Vatican on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:11:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune Microsoft plays on iOS 8 issues by doubling free OneDrive space to 30GB Apple released its iOS 8 update earlier this week, but a number of iPhone and iPad owners ran into problems with the amount of free storage required to install the latest operating system. Microsoft is taking advantage of these issues by doubling its free OneDrive storage to 30GB today. "We’ve been ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:03:55 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Darwins Day to Yuris Night: some science dates to remember When to join in the celebrations for Newton, Pi and Neil Armstrongs historic step Continue reading... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:00:14 -0500 Technology | The Guardian SpaceX Delays Dragon Cargo Ship Launch for NASA Due to Bad Weather A commercial SpaceX Dragon supply ship packed with NASA experiments — including 20 mice destined for the final frontier — will have wait at least one more day to blast into space after bad weather thwarted a launch attempt early Saturday (Sept. 20). A drizzling pre-dawn rain and thick clouds ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:16:48 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News Women gamers: The concept of gamers as a community was new to me to all of us More British women now play video games than men. Jenn Frank, who has played since childhood and even ended up working in the industry, explains why she loves them Continue reading... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:01:11 -0500 Technology | The Guardian