Paris’ Usine IO pivots its maker business to focus on coaching and Station F accelerator

Riding a maker movement wave, Paris-based Usine IO opened in 2014 to help entrepreneurs pursue their hardware startup dreams. Since then, the company has often been touted as one of the French Tech ecosystem’s crown jewels by those eager to demonstrate the growing momentum and creativity of France’s entrepreneurial scene. But after thre…Read More

London’s Charing Cross rail station evacuated after bomb scare

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:58 Charing Cross rail terminal in London was evacuated after reports of a man on the tracks who claimed to have an explosive device, the British Transport Police said. The suspect was swiftly detained by officers. The man has now been detained by @BTP […]

China just invited the world to its space station

Enlarge / ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in a Chinese pressure suit during training with Chinese colleagues to practice sea survival off China’s coastal city of Yantai, on August 14, 2017. (credit: ESA–Stephane Corvaja) At a time when NASA and its partners are trying to decide how long to maintain the International Space Station, China has […]

Supermarket petrol station price SHOCK – Fuel prices rise every day since March

Supermarket fuel station forecourts have increased the price of petrol and diesel every day since March, claims new research. According to new analysis of RAC Fuel Watch data, supermarkets have added more than 8p a litre to the average price at their pumps. On 26 March a litre of unleaded bought at the big four […]

Congress fires back at Trump plan to end funding for space station in 2025

Enlarge / Sen. Ted Cruz, right, and Sen. Bill Nelson (background) both support extending ISS operations beyond 2025. (credit: NASA) At one point on Wednesday afternoon, US Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) turned to his counterpart from Florida, Democrat Bill Nelson, and spoke of their mutual preference for continuing federal funding for the International Space Station throughout the […]

Suicide attack injures several at Indonesian police station, a day after local churches were attacked in three suicide bombings

Screenshot/Twitter A suicide bombing at police headquarters in Surabaya, Indonesia, injured at least seven on Monday. The attack followed three suicide bombings targeting churches in Surabaya on Sunday that killed at least 13 and injured many more. The family of six who launched the suicide attacks reportedly tried to join Islamic State in Syria and were sent […]

VICTORY for drivers as Asda SCRAPS £99 petrol station pump charge following backlash

GETTY Asda scraps £99 petrol station charge after facing backlash Supermarket giant Asda has been forced to suspend the its £99 authorisation charge, after facing backlash from disgruntled customers. The charge debited £99 from their account on top of the purchase as a way to ensure there was enough money in the account to pay […]

NASA to pay more for less cargo delivery to the space station

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station in 2016. (credit: SpaceX) A new analysis finds that NASA will pay significantly more for commercial cargo delivery to the International Space Station in the 2020s rather than enjoying cost savings from maturing systems. According to a report by […]

China’s first space station was decimated in a fireball over the South Pacific — here’s how it went from launch to crashing back to Earth

Fraunhofer FHR At approximately 8:16 p.m. ET on April 1, Chinese space station Tiangong-1‘s orbit around the planet finally decayed enough that it was caught up in the thicker air that surrounds our planet. Tiangong-1 was launched launched in September 2011. It was a major step for the Chinese space program — a place to […]

China’s first space station burns up over the South Pacific

China’s Tiangong-1 has met its fiery end. The out-of-control space station plummeted through the Earth’s atmosphere at roughly 7:15pm ET on Sunday evening, as expected. Most of Tiangong-1 was destroyed during re-entry, however parts crash-landed somewhere over the South Pacific Ocean. Speaking to Reuters, astrophysicist Brad Tuckers estimated that 10 percent, or 700 to 800KG […]