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Amazon has reportedly used probes from California, Washington, USA for commercial practices

photo:: Ina Fassbender (Getty Images) Officials in California and Washington are investigating Amazon’s business practices, focusing on whether the technology giant is reported to be abusing its third-party power in its online marketplace The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Amazon is facing increasing antitrust scrutiny in both the U.S. and overseas as to how the company aggregates …

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New Witness reports first hand on Trump's push for the Ukraine probes

The investigators of the House's impeachment hearing on Friday heard from a new witness who had first-hand knowledge of President Trump the first public speech since confirming MORE Ukrainian heads of state and government to pollute his domestic opponents. David Holmes, a Foreign Ministry veteran in Kiev, said privately that he had overheard a telephone conversation in July between Trump …

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Stingray shaped probes could explore the atmosphere of Venus

University of Buffalo researchers are working on a concept in which a changing plane could explore the sky above Venus and discover its elusive "dark side". It's called BREEZE or bio-inspired beam for extreme environments and zonal exploration. Like a stingray that moves with its pectoral fins through water, this transforming probe beats its wings during the flight and holds …

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The physicist suggests that orbiting objects are stakes for Mars probes to observe the Earth

Discovery of pulsars The British astronomer Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell was the first person to discover a pulsar in 1967 when she discovered a radio pulsar. Since then other types of pulsars emitting X-rays and gamma rays have also been discovered. Pulsars are essentially rotating, highly magnified neutron stars, but when discovered for the first time, they were thought to …

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US antitrust authorities signal disagreement over Big Tech probes

WASHINGTON – The bad blood between the US government agencies investigating the tech industry giants has increased as a letter was sent from one agency to the other, which could be considered equivalent to a brushback pitch. Both authorities – the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's cartel department – have the power to investigate whether US companies …

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FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: WSJ

World The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Juul e-cigarette and pods are taken in this picture illustration September 16, 2018. REUTERS / Ronen Zvulun 30 Aug 2019 12:56 AM (Updated: 30 Aug 2019 01:20 AM …

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NASA struggles to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades

The probe's cosmic ray system played a key role in confirming that Voyager 2 left the heliosphere in November and is still useful today. Because it was designed to detect fast-moving particles from both the sun and sources outside our solar system, data was still returned after entering interstellar space. Turn off the unit's heater to prevent it from freezing. …

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Dominican tourism expert warns of "catastrophe" when authorities wall death probes

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – The picturesque sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic are the backdrop to the numerous deaths of US tourists in all-inclusive luxury hotels. Nine Americans died in various hotels in the Caribbean this year under oddly similar circumstances – including a couple who died together in his hotel room. Neither the Dominican Ministry of Public Health …

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