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Windows 10 will run on a wide range of devices, from phones and tablets to PCs and Xbox games consoles, with applications sold from a single store

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Microsoft has unveiled the first details of its next operating system (OS) - Windows 10. The new OS’ name is a surprise, bearing in mind...

The 2014 Living Planet Report suggests wildlife populations have halved in 40 years

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In its new Living Planet Report, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) says the global loss of species is even worse than previously thought. The...

Ello is dubbed the anti-Facebook platform because it carries no advertisements

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A group of friends from Vermont launched a new social network, Ello, dubbed the "anti-Facebook" platform because it carries no advertisements. The social network is...

Microsoft has become the first major console maker to enter the Chinese market after launching Xbox One

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Microsoft has become the first major console maker to enter the Chinese market after launching Xbox One. The first consoles were sold in Shanghai, priced...

The EASA says that electronic devices do not pose a safety risk during flights

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Electronic devices such as mobile phones can be left switched on during flights, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced. The EASA says that...

Millions of servers use software vulnerable to Shellshock bug, which lets attackers run commands on that system

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According to experts, millions of servers use software vulnerable to Shellshock bug, which lets attackers run commands on that system. Up to now, a series...

Several iPhone 6 users had complained of handsets becoming misshapen after being carried in trousers pockets without a case

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Apple has finally responded to claims that its new handsets iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are prone to bending by saying such damage...

Shellshock bug has been found in a software component known as Bash, which is a part of many Linux systems as well as Apple's Mac operating system

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Experts have discovered a new security vulnerability - dubbed Shellshock bug or Bash - affecting hundreds of millions of computers, servers and devices. The flaw...

Apple has issued an apology after its iOS 8 update left some iPhones users unable to make or receive calls

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Apple has issued an apology after an update to its iOS 8 left some iPhones users unable to make or receive calls. Users who had...

Samsung is ending its laptop sales in Europe

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Samsung is ending its laptop sales in Europe, the company has announced. The move includes its Chromebook model, which had previously been one of the...

Apple’s new iPhone 6 handsets are prone to bend when carried in trouser pockets

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More and more Apple users claim that the company’s new iPhone 6 handsets are prone to bend when carried in trouser pockets. Several members of...

Mangalyaan was launched from the Sriharikota spaceport on the coast of the Bay of Bengal on November 5, 2013

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India has successfully put the Mangalyaan robotic probe into orbit around Mars, becoming the fourth country to do so. The Mangalyaan robotic probe, one of...

Leonardo DiCaprio has recently been appointed as UN representative on climate change

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World leaders are holding a summit on climate change at the United Nations. The aim at the New York meeting is to galvanize member states...

Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have been taking place around the world

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Multiple street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have been taking place around the world, with marches reported in more than 2,000 locations. The...

Jack Cooksey was the first person to buy the new Apple iPhone 6 in Perth, after queuing overnight

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Jack Cooksey was the first person to buy the new Apple iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, after queuing overnight. Just moments after leaving the Hay...

Apple users have taken to social media to express their frustration over installing the latest update iOS 8

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Apple users have taken to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update, iOS 8. Many iPhone and iPad users...

Forensic teams at the University of Leicester have now revealed Richard III suffered 11 injuries before his death, three of which may have been fatal

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According to new scientific research, Richard III was most likely to have been killed by two blows to the head and one to his...

George was put under general anaesthetic for brain tumor removal procedure

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A life-threatening tumor was removed from a goldfish’s brain in a "high-risk" operation in Australia. George, whose owner lives in Melbourne, was put under general...

Microsoft has bought Minecraft’s maker for $2.5 billion

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Microsoft has bought Minecraft’s maker, the Swedish company Mojang, for $2.5 billion. Minecraft, which has sold over 54 million copies, allows players to build structures...

The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory is expected to rise over 1,000ft from the ground

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A giant observation tower is under construction in the heart of the Amazon basin to monitor climate change. The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory is expected...

Minecraft's developer, Mojang, is in talks to be taken over by Microsoft

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Minecraft's developer, Mojang, is in talks to be taken over by Microsoft, according to reports. It has been suggested that Mojang might sell for more...

The most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds has been unveiled at this year's British Science Festival

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The most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds has been unveiled at this year's British Science Festival. Archaeologists combined...

Honda Acura RLX is a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel

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Honda has unveiled Acura RLX, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel. While the...

Apple has unveiled two new handsets that are larger than previous models, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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Apple has unveiled a smartwatch, the Apple Watch, and two new handsets that are larger than previous models – iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...

Concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere between 2012 and 2013 grew at their fastest rate since 1984

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According to new figures, a surge in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013. Concentrations of CO2 in...