NTSB issues findings in Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo tragedy Pilot error, an in-flight braking system that wasn't sufficiently fail-safe, and lapses in training and the regulatory process contributed to the fatal breakup of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane during a test flight last October, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Microsoft’s new Arrow Launcher for Android is another Garage side project The world just got its first look at Microsoft's new Arrow Launcher for Android, the latest app to roll out of the company's after-hours "idea factory." A company spokesperson wouldn't comment on what's next for the launcher, but she did confirm it was born in the Microsoft Garage, a program that lets employees work on things they're interested in but aren't part of the formal product roadmap quite yet.
5 things to know about artificial intelligence and its use In the sci-fi thriller "Ex Machina," the wonders and dangers of artificial intelligence are embodied in a beautiful, cunning android named Ava. She puts her electronic smarts to work with frightening results, manipulating and outwitting her human handlers.
NTSB: Company should have prepared for human error The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against human error, specifically the co-pilot unlocking a braking system too quickly and triggering the accident that killed him, federal investigators said Tuesday.
Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.
French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth Two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, a discovery praised by archaeologists as the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country and being rare from that period in Europe.
Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.
Local town may receive $3 million to boost small businesses Frontier Communications and Dish Network have launched a program dedicating more than $10 million in cash and other rewards to support and inspire the kinds of creativity and innovation that transform communities with results and long-term growth.
5 Things You Need to Know about Fiber Optic InternetThough electricity is a given these days, widespread high-speed Internet is not. That's why President Barack Obama has made history in recent weeks with his announcement of a new initiative to support community broadband projects.
From Voice to Choice: Telecom Adapts to Remain CompetitiveOn April 1st, Frontier launched a new commercial brand, Frontier Business Edge, which offers small, medium and enterprise sized companies a choice of solutions including fast Internet speeds, unlimited voice, data networking, cloud services, supporting equipment, and more.