XML Science & Technology News

Windows 10 upgrade: how was it for you?

published about 3 hours ago
Windows 10 upgrade:  how was it for you?
Microsoft’s new and final version of Windows has been released. Have you upgraded yet? Tell us how you faredMicrosoft has released Windows 10, the latest, and final, version of its operating system. It’s available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users (there was no Windows 9!) Have you upgraded yet? How long did it take? Did you have any problems? Do you like the new Windows? Or is it nothing compared with Windows 3.1? Let us know ... more

Nokia launches virtual reality camera

published about 3 hours ago
Nokia launches virtual reality camera
Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets. The device, showcased at an event in Los Angeles, takes video and audio in 360 degrees with eight sensors and microphones, and is the first from Nokia's digital media solutions business -- one of its new focuses for future growth. Nokia is going through restructuring after selling its mobile phone ... more

The Right Way To Calculate Marketing ROI

published about 3 hours ago
The Right Way To Calculate Marketing ROI
Today, accountability in marketing amounts to table stakes. Companies expect CMOs to provide quantifiable evidence (not squishy metrics such as views and eyeballs) that marketing investments are contributing to real business outcomes. Probably the most popular metric for marketers to invoke is ROI – or, more precisely, marketing ROI (MROI). Trouble is, MROI (alternatively called return on marketing investment or ROMI) is defined differently, measured differently and used for different purposes, resulting in what we might call “MROI Anarchy” across ... more

Windows 10 Is Here: What You Need to Know

published about 3 hours ago
Windows 10 is here -- and for the first time in a while, there's actual excitement about Microsoft's software upgrade.

Nintendo Reverses Into Quarterly Profit on Yen, Sales Growth

published about 4 hours ago
Cheap yen, better sales lift Nintendo to quarterly profit in reversal from red ink last year


An 'F' in air quality: California national parks top the list for worst pollution

published about 9 hours ago
Laura Doughty didn't expect the smog she associates with Las Vegas summers to follow her on vacation.

Later Deadline Expected in Obama’s Climate Plan

published about 9 hours ago
The final version of President Obama’s climate change plan is expected to be released next week, with an extension of an earlier timeline, giving states ... more

American Hunter Is Accused of Killing Cecil, a Beloved Lion in Zimbabwe

published about 14 hours ago
American Hunter Is Accused of Killing Cecil, a Beloved Lion in Zimbabwe
A dentist from Minnesota killed Cecil, a lion who was a favorite among visitors at a national park, after the animal was lured out of ... more

July's record-breaking rainfall may not be over yet

published 1 day ago
July - already one of the wettest in California's history - is expected to go out with one more drenching.

Hillary Clinton Lays Out Climate Change Plan

published 1 day ago
Hillary Clinton Lays Out Climate Change Plan
Focusing on an issue that resonates with Democrats, Mrs. Clinton set a goal to produce 33 percent of the nation’s electricity from renewable sources by ... more
There are currently no items indexed.



Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash Traced to Co-Pilot Error

published about 14 hours ago
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash Traced to Co-Pilot Error
Federal investigators said the manufacturer failed to consider that a pilot might prematurely unlock a mechanism for the space plane’s descent.

Pluto’s Atmosphere Is Thinner Than Expected, but Still Looks Hazy

published Fri, Jul 24 2015 21:57 GMT
Pluto’s Atmosphere Is Thinner Than Expected, but Still Looks Hazy
Even though scientists thought Pluto’s atmosphere had thickened over the last 26 years, new images show that its atmosphere is thinner and might be in ... more

NASA Unveils New Pluto Photographs

published Fri, Jul 24 2015 16:13 GMT
NASA released more photos taken by the New Horizons spacecraft on its flyby of Pluto, showing the dwarf planet in color and at a higher ... more

Kepler Data Reveals What Might Be Best ‘Goldilocks’ Planet Yet

published Thu, Jul 23 2015 11:04 GMT
Kepler Data Reveals What Might Be Best ‘Goldilocks’ Planet Yet
NASA astronomers announced the discovery of Kepler 452b, which is 1,400 light-years away and orbits a sunlike star every 385 days.

Soyuz Space Capsule Blasts Off

published Thu, Jul 23 2015 08:34 GMT
The spacecraft was launched from a Russian facility in Kazakhstan and is carrying a Russian, an American and a Japanese citizen to the International Space ... more