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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...

Motorola says Moto 360 offers a stylish design after a series of unappealing wearable tech launches by its rivals

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Motorola has launched its highly anticipated circular smartwatch, the Moto 360. The company said it believed the smartwatch model offered a stylish design after what...

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides

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Samsung has unveiled its virtual reality headset Gear VR and Galaxy Note Edge, a smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides. The new...

Justin Bieber's Ice Bucket Challenge has been the most popular on Facebook with about one million Likes

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral to an extent rarely achieved by health-care topics. The challenge format is simple - somebody has water,...

MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old service

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Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger, originally known as MSN Messenger, will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old...

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A recent study has found that PC and console games are declining in popularity, as many gamers are turning to the online and mobile...

Amazon has bought video-game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

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Amazon has bought video-game streaming service Twitch for $970 million. Earlier in the year, Google's YouTube had been reported to be in late-stage acquisition talks...

The Intex Cloud FX is only for sale on India's online shopping site, Snapdeal

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Mozilla has launched low-cost smartphone Intex Cloud FX that will retail for only 1,999 rupees ($33) in India. The Intex Cloud FX is only for...

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Google Play has been on the scene since October 2008 and during this six-year period it has grown to be one of the two...

PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what's known as a distributed denial of service attack

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PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what's known as a distributed denial of service attack. Sony said in a blog...

More than 500 bubbling methane vents have been found on the sea floor off the US east coast

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More than 500 bubbling methane vents have been found on the sea floor off the US east coast, researchers say. The unexpected discovery indicates there...

Galileo satellites Doresa and Milena have not gone into the correct orbit after launch

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Two of ESA’s Galileo satellites - Europe's version of the American GPS satellite navigation system - have not gone into the correct orbit. However, the...

Hackers wrote on Dmitry Medvedev’s Twitter account that he had resign and would be pursuing a new career as a freelance photographer

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Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev’s Twitter account was hacked on Thursday with the infiltrators posting a message claiming the premier had resigned. The Russian-language feed, which...

Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe

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Sony has revealed release dates for its PlayStation TV in the US, UK, and Europe. PlayStation TV is available in Japan since last year. The micro-console...

Experts believe the Amphipolis tomb belonged to an important figure dating back to the last quarter of the 4th Century BC

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Archaeologists have made an important discovery by unearthing a burial site at the ancient city of Amphipolis, in north-eastern Greece, after two years of...

Extra-supermoon, the largest and brightest full moon of the year, will be rising on the evening of August 10

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Extra-supermoon, the largest and brightest full moon of the year, will be rising on the evening of Sunday, August 10. The lunar show is the...