NASA looks to build a robot that can search other planets for bacteria

While NASA’s rovers have looked for signs of life outside of our world, they haven’t searched for life directly. But Melissa Floyd, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is working on a device that might change that. She wants to build an instrument that could look through soil and rock samples for evidence […]

The feds are looking into bank transactions a GOP operative conducted during an independent search for Hillary Clinton’s emails

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal investigators are looking into bank transactions conducted by a GOP operative who launched an independent effort to find Hillary Clinton’s emails during the 2016 election. At the time, Peter W. Smith made clear that he wanted to uncover messages sent through Clinton’s private email server and expose them during what was […]

Google plans censored search engine for China

(Reuters) — Alphabet’s Google is planning a censored version of its search engine for China that will block websites and certain search terms, The Intercept reported on Wednesday citing internal Google documents and people familiar with the plans. The project is a code named “Dragonfly” and has been underway since the spring of 2017, the […]

Google search now provides more details on local events

Google is quickly turning its event info from a nice-to-have extra into a major feature. If you’re searching from your phone, you’ll now find key details for events without having to jump to websites or apps. If it’s a concert, for example, you’ll find out where and when it’s taking place, the price of tickets […]

In search of the alternative Big Five: A Swedish seafood safari

Share this article Is this the maritime version of the Serengeti? Our featured contributor Lola Akinmade Åkerström tracks down Sweden’s own ‘Big Five’ on a seafood safari and follows her dinner from the ocean to her plate. Martin looks over his shoulder to make sure we have properly braced ourselves as we stand scattered on […]

Nuclear material stolen a year ago still missing, police give up search – report

US authorities have been accused of hushing up an incident in which officials lost plutonium and cesium samples after their car was looted. Police have long-since given up on efforts to locate the nukes, a new report says. The security experts from the Idaho laboratory were in Texas to take dangerous radioactive materials from a […]

In search of silence: Is this England’s quietest spot?

Richard Mellor June 12, 2018 Share this article The sound of silence isn’t easy to find, but city-dweller Richard Mellor heads to England’s supposed most tranquil spot for a dose of wilderness. Is it really as quiet as they say? I sit beside Channelbush Sike, a boulder-strewn stream of transparent water, and listen. The current […]

Ecommerce Search Upstart Twiggle Named a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor in Digital Commerce

PRESS RELEASE: Next generation search technology generating more than 8% uplift in conversion for leading retailers, focuses on harnessing customer intent to improve ecommerce search TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 14, 2018– Twiggle, a company pioneering the use of artificial intelligence in ecommerce search, announced that…Read More