Hundreds of weather balloons are launched into the atmosphere each day, sending back weather-related information such as temperature, atmospheric pressure, and wind speeds.
In China tomorrow (March 24) Apple will launch the crimson-hued iPhone 7 and 7plus devices in partnership with (RED), an AIDS-relief charity it has promoted and supported for over a decade.
Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced that you felt your phone vibrate in your pocket, or that you heard your ring tone.
If the American Health Care Act of 2017, the Republican party’s proposal to replace Obamacare, becomes law, many things would change in the American health care system.
When Rebecca Blaine Carton worked in an all-women office, she came to realize how necessary emojis and friendly punctuation have become for basic communication.
When people ask me why I, an applied mathematician, study diabetes, I tell them that I am motivated for both scientific and human reasons.
If the world’s big sportswear brands could invent a country with just the right mix of ingredients to fuel their businesses for years to come, it would look a lot like present-day China.
Hong Mei, a reporter in China who was covering domestic violence, was killed by her husband last year.
Communication can be a tricky business, whether it’s your profession or you’re just exchanging words and ideas with your fellow humans.
Summer is the season of the NRI in India. This is the time that non-resident Indians (NRIs), a haloed but much ridiculed lot, flock back home from various perches in the west and elsewhere for vacation.
When Narendra Modi was elected in early 2014, the media declared him “India’s first social media prime minister” and compared his approach to technology to that of former US president Barack Obama.
The US government’s new ban on personal electronics in airplane cabins—provoked by concerns that terrorists may modify such products to become explosive devices—has understandably alarmed parents.
Even in these days of rising Hindu nationalism, the remains of India’s Islamic past are of monumental significance.
Two weeks ago, in Stockholm, Mohammed Omer and four of his friends gathered to talk about the biting drought ravaging their home country, Somalia.
Reliance Jio has cast its spell on India, and how. Last September, Mukesh Ambani launched mobile telephony services with much fanfare.
If you’re the tourism secretary of the Philippines, part of your job is convincing tour operators to send travelers to your country.
As countries like Singapore, Taiwan, and Australia permanently shelve their 2G networks, the majority of Indians are still holding on to their 2G-capable handsets.
Read in English: An epic battle between feminism and deep-seated misogyny is under way in South Korea 서울, 대한민국 지난해 9월, 남성잡지 맥심 (MAXIM) 한국판은 컬트 영화 ‘올드보이’에 출연했던 배우 김병옥을 표지모델로 세웠다.
Flint, Michigan put lead poisoning on the map for many. But the midwestern city is far from an outlier.
International organizations are having trouble getting on US secretary of state Rex Tillerson’s schedule.