Another Day Another Hack
Hackers Steal and Ransom Financial Data Related to Some of the World’s Largest Companies
The data was stolen from Citycomp, which provides internet infrastructure for dozens of companies including Oracle, Airbus, Toshiba, and Volkswagen.
Watch This Net Capture Orbital Space Debris for the First Time in History
Not only does the net look cool as hell, it’s addressing a major problem for the future of space exploration.
Boeing Is Cutting Jobs, but Washington State Is Still on the Hook for $9 Billion in Tax Breaks
Washington lawmakers who guaranteed tax breaks for Boeing if it promised to build its new jets in the state and keep thousands employed are unhappy with news that 4,000 or more jobs could be cut.
US Companies Are Missing Out On Billions as Iran Opens Up to International Trade
Chinese and European firms are signing lucrative deals in newly-opened Iran, but companies from the world's biggest economic power still can't go there.
Here's Everything We Know So Far About the Airliner in Somalia That Was Probably Bombed
At least two people were hospitalized and one man was killed after an explosion that occurred shortly after a plane left Mogadishu's international airport.
Europe Is Building a ‘Space Data Highway’ With Lasers
It'll transmit data back to Earth about 90 times faster than your typical earthly internet connection.
Kuwait Is Buying a Bunch of Weapons to Protect Itself From the Islamic State
With the Islamic State creating chaos next door in Iraq, Kuwait just signed a defense deal with France worth $2.8 billion.
Meet Sentinel-2A, the Guardian Satellite Now Orbiting Earth
The satellite is equipped with color and infrared cameras, and will carry out environmental surveillance missions as part of the agency’s mission, called "Copernicus."
Remains of Victims of Germanwings Crash Return Home
It is hoped that seeing the coffins of loved ones will bring closure for the relatives of the victims of March's Germanwings plane crash in France, which prosecutors think was a deliberate act.
German Plane Crashes in French Alps with 150 People on Board
The Airbus A320 jet, operated by the Germanwings carrier, was carrying 142 passengers and 6 crew members. It was flying from Barcelona, Spain to Düsseldorf, Germany.
asia & pacific
After the AirAsia Disaster, Industry Experts Say It’s Time to Overhaul Air Safety Standards
Analysts and reports suggest the recent incidents involving Southeast Asian air carriers are perhaps indicative of broader issues facing commercial air travel worldwide.
Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Patent-Pending Virtual Reality Helmet
Airbus' proposed helmet is stuffed with features that seem more Jetsons than jet travel.