Explosions, gunfire shake Afghan capital

Explosions, gunfire shake Afghan capital

July 31, 2017 - 12:43 AMT  08:43 GMT
A recent UN report showed that nearly 20 percent of all civilian deaths in Afghanistan in the first half of 2017 took place in Kabul.
Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 planes over next 20 years

Boeing expects India to order up to 2,100 planes over next 20 years

July 31, 2017 - 12:17 AMT  08:17 GMT
Boeing said it expected passenger growth of about 8 percent in South Asia, dominated by India, over the next 20 years.
AMC developing a sci-fi show from writers behind “Arrival”

AMC developing a sci-fi show from writers behind “Arrival”

July 31, 2017 - 12:06 AMT  08:06 GMT
“Liking What You See” is being developed by “Arrival”’s screenwriter, Eric Heisserer, with author Ted Chiang as a consultant.
Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia

Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia

July 31, 2017 - 12:00 AMT  08:00 GMT
Relations between Moscow and Tallinn have been fraught since Estonia broke free from the Soviet Union, joining both the EU and NATO.
Hans Zimmer joins “Blade Runner 2049” to help compose the score

Hans Zimmer joins “Blade Runner 2049” to help compose the score

July 31, 2017 - 11:56 AMT  07:56 GMT
Both Zimmer and Wallfisch both coming off of their latest collaboration with Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk.”
Chinese scientists create largest virtual universe

Chinese scientists create largest virtual universe

July 31, 2017 - 11:46 AMT  07:46 GMT
The next-gen supercomputer will apparently be 10 times faster than Sunway and could be up and running sometime in 2019.
AMD unveils Vega gaming GPU lineup

AMD unveils Vega gaming GPU lineup

July 31, 2017 - 11:40 AMT  07:40 GMT
AMD also had workstation versions of the graphics chips, including the Radeon Pro WX 9100 workstation graphics card.
Firmware shows the next iPhone will use infrared face unlock

Firmware shows the next iPhone will use infrared face unlock

July 31, 2017 - 11:31 AMT  07:31 GMT
These discoveries are by far the best hints at what to expect from the "iPhone 8," which is expected to launch later this year.
Australia foils plane plot that could have involved bomb or gas

Australia foils plane plot that could have involved bomb or gas

July 31, 2017 - 11:24 AMT  07:24 GMT
The men -- reportedly two Lebanese-Australian fathers and their sons -- were arrested in raids across Sydney on Saturday evening.
Russian censorship law bans proxies, VPNs

Russian censorship law bans proxies, VPNs

July 31, 2017 - 11:18 AMT  07:18 GMT
President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia.