Facebook is in talks to purchase an aerospace firm that makes solar-powered drones as part of the company’s strategy to bring Internet access to areas of the world that lack connectivity, according to a published report.
Google has agreed to take down a satellite image on Google Maps that shows a crime scene involving the death of a 14-year-old boy.
According to Oakland-based Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer Ben Burress, the asteroid missed Earth by about 17,230 miles, closer than many of earth’s satellites.
NASA has awarded $73 million to San Jose State University to participate in research on how people interact with new technology that will be introduced during an overhaul of the nation’s air traffic control system.
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said Microsoft may still be working out the kinks after delaying the launch of a new user interface for the Xbox 360.
A NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.