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BEIJING (Reuters) - Telecommunications operator China United Network Communications said on Sunday it is still in talks with potential strategic investors and has not yet signed any binding agreements. Reuters reported on Friday that Baidu Inc and JD.com will...
July 21 (UPI) -- Researchers have identified a superluminous supernova located 10 billion light-years from Earth. It is one of the brightest and most distant star deaths ever recorded. Because the intense radiation produced by the supernova has been traveling...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's disruptive new telecom entrant Reliance Jio, backed by the country's richest man Mukesh Ambani, unveiled a low-cost 4G-enabled phone on Friday to woo tens of millions of new clients, further destabilizing legacy telecom players. Jio...
July 19 (UPI) -- New research suggests changes to a common set of genes underly hyper-social behavior among dogs and humans. Scientists found unique genetic insertions in chromosome 6 in dogs were linked with a propensity to seek out human...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said it resumed blocking access by Western Digital Corp to data at their memory chip joint venture, intensifying its dispute with the U.S. firm over the Japanese company's planned sale of the chip business....
July 17 (UPI) -- Astronomers' inventory of brown dwarfs is growing thanks to the diligent work of citizen scientists. As part of the NASA-funded Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project, four citizen scientists helped identify a new brown dwarf, WISEA J110125.95+540052.8,...
PARIS (Reuters) - French carmaker Renault posted record vehicle sales for the first half as a sustained product offensive lifted global deliveries by 10.4 percent - with a well-timed China SUV launch and a renewed push into Iran both...
July 14 (UPI) -- With just a bit of fluorine, white graphene becomes a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. The new material could be used in electronics designed to perform under extreme conditions. White graphene is a two-dimensional atomic sheet...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Saturday it was testing its car-sharing operation, Maven, in Australia through a pilot programme with ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. The leasing agreement will allow Uber drivers to rent cars produced...
July 13 (UPI) -- As climate change brings high temperatures around the globe, new research suggests some airplanes could struggle to takeoff. Airplane wings generate less lift in thin air. Warmer air is thinner air, as molecules in the atmosphere...

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