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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sunday’s Primetime Emmy winners will take home shiny trophies and bask in congratulations, but their biggest payoff could come in a call from Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) or Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O). In recent months, the...
Sept. 14 (UPI) -- New analysis of an oft-studied exoplanet suggests the alien world reflect almost no light -- it's surface is pitch black, making it nearly invisible. A surface's reflectivity is known as its albedo. Researchers measured the albedo...
COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Facebook has tightened its rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it is too simple for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in. The...
Sept. 12 (UPI) -- NASA scientists are taking on the vital task of ensuring unwanted infrared light does not interfere with the optical testing of the James Webb Space Telescope. "One of the challenges of testing an infrared telescope is...
LONDON (Reuters) - From Brazilian gospel to Puerto Rican reggaeton and Dutch hip-hop, music streaming company Deezer is scouring the globe for gaps in the market where it can survive and thrive against Spotify and Apple. The French firm...
Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a computer algorithm that can accurately determine when drivers are texting while driving. Distracted drivers are to blame for up to 75 percent of all traffic accidents worldwide,...
PARIS (Reuters) - France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter. France...
Sept. 8 (UPI) -- NASA's Operation IceBridge has been mapping summer ice melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet since Aug. 25 using a B200T King Air aircraft. The flights will go through Sept. 21, with repeat paths to be flown...
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Thursday it would build a $5 billion second headquarters in North America, kicking off a competition between cities and states to offer tax cuts and incentives that could bring 50,000 new jobs....
Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A new analysis of Jupiter's auroras, the most powerful in the solar system, has revealed a fresh mystery. "At Jupiter, the brightest auroras are caused by some kind of turbulent acceleration process that we do not...

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