Microsoft welcomes EU’s scrutiny into Google’s anti-competitive practices

Software major Microsoft has welcomed the European Union (EU)’s announcement on Wednesday that the European antitrust regulators are readying charges against Internet search giant Google for abusing its monopoly position in the online search arena.

In an announcement made on Wednesday,... read more

ESA turns to Ancient Fishing Technology to Remove Space Debris

Ancient fishing technology has inspired European Space Agency (ESA) researchers to capture space debris and remove it. An experiment was recently conducted by the agency wherein researchers shot nets attached to flexible tethers from a Falcon 20 aircraft. The experiment was successful as it... read more

Scientists abandon claims about discovery of Big Bang ‘gravitational waves’

A team of scientist involved in a project called BICEP2 had made a headlines-grabbing claim in March 2014 that they had found long-sought evidence about the early universe --- the discovery of Big Bang 'gravitational waves.' However, those scientists have now informed that the earlier findings... read more

ESO’s Very Large Telescope obtains new image of God’s Hand

ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has obtained a new image of the cometary globule CG4, which is also referred as God's Hand.

Cometary globules are comet-like objects and were discovered in 1976 on pictures taken with the UK Schmidt Telescope in Australia.

They are faint, small... read more

Germany has to play an important role in securing Euro: Mark Carney

According to the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, EUROZONE countries should share more risks and allow taxpayers' money to circulate more freely and to improve liquidity for businesses.

According to the Governor, Germany should accept making payments to poorer euro zone in... read more

Very high-resolution image of Andromeda galaxy released

The biggest as well as sharpest image of the Andromeda galaxy, captured by the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope, was recently released at the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

The image in question is a very high-resolution picture of the Andromeda galaxy... read more

Rosetta’s Osiris Camera spots Large Open Crack in Comet 67P

The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe is circling the 4-km-wide lump of dust and ice to study the comet 67P. The spacecraft has taken pictures of the comet that have revealed a long, deep crack in the neck side of the comet 67P.

Seeing the crack, the authorities think that the comet... read more

David Drummond: Google has made ‘Right to be forgotten’ removals only in Europe

At an event held in Brussels on Monday, Google's Chief Legal Officer David Drummond said that the Internet search giant is presently sticking only to the European Union (EU) when individuals invoke their 'right to be forgotten.'

Drummond's statement - that only those 'Right to be... read more

Inactivity kills more people than obesity, say Researchers

Researchers at the University of Cambridge conducted a 12-year study that covered more than 300,000 people. The results generated by this research have revealed that the lack of exercise has killed twice as many people as obesity in Europe.

The researchers estimated that against 337,000... read more

Apple hikes app prices for App Store in EU and Canada due to currency fluctuations

In a move which is evidently rooted in the fluctuations in all significant currencies, which have declined against the US dollar in the last one year, US tech giant Apple has increased the minimum app prices for its App Store in Canada, the European Union (EU), Norway and Russia.

The hike... read more

Warning Time would help save Lives if Asteroid hits Earth

Lately, the European Space Agency (ESA) carried out a simulation of what would happen in the event of an asteroid where to hit earth and what would happen.

It was found that we will get three days of warning of where the asteroid might. As per European authorities, getting time of three... read more

Second-generation dual-screen YotaPhone launched in Europe

On Thursday, Russian smartphone maker Yota Devices made its second-generation dual-screen YotaPhone - the new YotaPhone 2 handset - available for pre-order in 20 countries across Europe, Russia and the CIS, and the Middle East.

The cost of the new YotaPhone 2 smartphone in Europe is €699... read more


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