Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 HTC touts latest phone as it attempts turnaround Struggling Taiwanese phone maker hopes its latest device will give it a lift and help regain marketshare Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:24:40 -0500 SciTech - Rare porpoises in China get a lifeline Eight endangered Yangtze finless porpoises get a new home in a conservation area in a bid to save the species Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:30:05 -0500 SciTech - Cosmic Traditions: One-Year Space Crew Marks Flight with Russian Spaceflight Customs Kelly and Kornienko, together with cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, are set to launch to the International Space Station on Friday (March 27) from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Central Asia. After a four-orbit, six-hour flight, they will take up residency on board the outpost, with Kelly and Kornienko beginning the space station's ... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:59:33 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News Intel in Talks to Buy Altera Intel is in talks to buy Altera Corp. in what would be Intel’s largest purchase ever. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:58:24 -0500 What's News Technology You can now play Super Mario 64 in your browser Super Mario 64 is still an amazing game, but nearly 20 years after it first launched on the Nintendo 64, it looks pretty dated. Computer science student Erik Roystan Ross recently decided to remake the first level of the game while experimenting with the Unity game engine, and the results ... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:53:20 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News The New Old Age: Learning to Say No to Dialysis Some older adults with advanced kidney failure are resisting the usual answer by deciding the sacrifices required by the treatment aren’t worth it. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:49:16 -0500 NYT > Health Russian Space Capsule Blasts off With 2 Astronauts Who Will Spend 1 Year on Space Station Russian space capsule blasts off with 2 astronauts who will spend 1 year on space station Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:48:23 -0500 ABC News: Technology NASA has high hopes for one-year station flight NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko set for launch to kick off marathon space station research mission Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:48:18 -0500 SciTech - AMC's The Walking Dead spinoff is titled Fear the Walking Dead AMC's upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff is on the way, and it just got a title: Fear the Walking Dead. The news comes only days before The Walking Dead's season five finale airs on Sunday night. Fear the Walking Dead, which got a two-season order earlier this month, is set to debut ... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:47:17 -0500's%20The%20Walking%20Dead%20spinoff%20is%20titled%20Fear%20the%20Walking%20Dead Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Tycoon Li's Horizons Ventures Bets on Tech Startups Li Ka-shing’s venture-capital fund, run by his longtime companion Solina Chau, is accelerating investments from Israel to Silicon Valley. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:40:09 -0500's%20Horizons%20Ventures%20Bets%20on%20Tech%20Startups What's News Technology TheFuturein5 Episode 25: Why This Time It's Different Recently, during the question and answer session of a keynote address I gave at the Staffing Industry Analyst's Conference on the freelancer economy, I was asked, "Why is it different this time?" The attendee clarified the question by saying change is always here -- it is the only constant. So, ... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:38:38 -0500's%20Different Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Google to pay CFO Porat more than $70 million (This March 26th story has been corrected to remove 'in the next two years' from headline and first paragraph) (Reuters) - Google Inc said it would pay its new Chief Financial Officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million through a combination of restricted stock units and a biennial grant. The ... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:38:21 -0500$70%20million Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Bits Blog: Slack Gets Hacked as Start-Up Technologies Become Targets Communications start-up Slack gets hacked, just days after Twitch discloses a similar incident. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:28:31 -0500 NYT > Technology Plastic pellets found in puffin tummies On Scotland's Isle of May, autopsies show the birds are mistakenly eating plastic "nurdles" that pollute the shore Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:27:18 -0500 SciTech - Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:26:17 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News