Technology

There’s more to an entrepreneur than starting up. There’s also the exit.

As Denver Startup Week revs up for its Monday kickoff, there’s a growing number of local founders looking at entrepreneurship differently than in years past. They’ve been there,...

Newly engineered antibody could kill off 99% of HIV strains

A new study produced an antibody that's able to kill off 99% of HIV strains and is said to be better than any known naturally occurring antibody....

Kylie Jenner reportedly pregnant with Houston rapper Travis Scott's baby

The Kardashian/Jenner clan is about to grow by one....

S. Africa Is Said to Seek $7.6 Billion From PIC for State Firms

South Africa’s Treasury is pressuring the continent’s biggest money manager to provide as much as 100 billion rand ($7.6 billion) to fund struggling state companies, according to...

KPMG, McKinsey S. Africa Woes May Deter Investors: Lamberti

The fall out from a South African corruption scandal that’s implicated global companies may be a “big wake-up call” to those considering an investment in the country, according to...

Local woman helps raise money to provide clean water in Malawi

One local woman donates an average of 30 hours per week to raise funds for clean water initiatives in Malawi, Africa through Freshwater Project International....

These female marine scientists have a message for girls: Sharks aren't just for boys

The traditionally male-dominated field of shark research is changing thanks to scientists like Alison Kock and Cynthia Wigren....

Proposal puts all other men to shame

IT’S the virtual reality marriage proposal with a very real love story behind it....

Plane crash survivor and Pearland resident Kechi Okwuchi wows 'America's Got Talent Judges'

Plane crash survivor and Pearland resident Kechi Okwuchi wows 'America's Got Talent Judges'. The Pearland resident earned four yes-es from the "America's Got Talent" judges during...

Drones, sun power help Rwanda deliver health to all

Infamous for its genocidal war, Rwanda is using every means it can to make itself a health care leader....

That iPhone X is going to require some sacrifices (The 3:59, Ep. 285)

CNET's Dan Ackerman joins to talk about buying the iPhone X and how Rwanda is embracing tech to revitalize it's health care and economy. Also, we talk about a new CNET podcast!...

Bitcoin bounty hunters to dob on pirates

CONTENT producers and rights holders have been waging a global war on online piracy and some are even offering “Bitcoin bounties” to get pirates to snitch on file sharers....

How this giraffe lost its spots, and other tales of unusually white animals

These creatures look straight from a fairly tale...

Researchers have linked a human brain to the internet for the first time

The "Brainternet" essentially turns the brain into a node on the Internet....

Out of this world images of the stars showcased in photography competition

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition recognises the best extraterrestrial photographs of 2017....

East African elephants are so terrified of poachers they prefer going out at night

A new study tracking the movement of the mammals to detect risk of poaching may help save the lives of elephants....

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in...

Barclays Sees Kenyan Banks Rushing to Raise Debt for Capital

Kenyan lenders risk needing to raise expensive debt on local markets next year to shore up their core capital levels, which may be eroded by new accounting standards the country is...

SocGen Takes Up Challenge From Orange With African Mobile Bank

Societe Generale SA, challenged on its home turf by Orange SA’s push into banking, is fighting back with a new mobile lender in Africa....

Namesakes recommended for new Clark County elementary schools

Four namesakes have been recommended for four new Clark County School District elementary schools opening in fall 2018....

Elephants learn to hide by day, forage at night, to evade poachers

Normally elephants forage for food and migrate in daylight — which is when the poachers go after them....

Bill Gates says we're on track for a record HIV epidemic

Funding gains for HIV control are slowing to the point that the number of people contracting the virus could peak in the coming decades, Gates says....

Tampa dodged Irma's worst, but the city is still at risk and unprepared for major hurricanes

Since 1921, when 120,000 people lived in Tampa, the region has added 3 million residents and tens of thousands of new homes along low-lying waterfront......

Harvey and Irma aren't 'natural' disasters — they're climate change disasters

This is not a “new normal.” There is no more normal....

Uber-Rival Taxify Suspended in London Amid License Investigation

Estonian on-demand ride-sharing service Taxify OU halted operations in London less than a week after they started, in response to an urgent investigation launched by the city’s...

The $2.5 million CD for sale on eBay

HE’S been repeatedly described in the media as America’s most hated man but Martin Shkreli has something a lot of people want to get their hands on — and he’s put it on eBay....

Has Silicon Valley found its soul on a mountaintop in Utah?

Can a group of tech titans, ‘Burners’ and international surgeons bring simple surgeries to the developing world?...

South African Airways CEO-Elect to Woo Banks as Top Priority

The chief executive officer-elect of South African Airways is making it his first priority to convince banks that the state-owned carrier’s new leadership is committed to stemming...

These footprints are older than feet

HUMAN-like footprints have been found stamped into an ancient sea shore fossilised beneath the Mediterranean island of Crete....

Tropical Storm Irma is gaining attention as it moves across the Atlantic — and could become a hurricane by Friday

Harvey is still dumping rain on Louisiana and Texas. But forecasters are also starting to keep an eye on Tropical Storm Irma, which may be the next threat....

Kenya just banned plastic bags —and the fine is up to $38,000 and jail time

After experiencing problems with widespread littering, Kenya banned the use of plastic bags and imposed severe punishments on those who don't listen....

Telkom Says South Africa Mulling Sale of Up to $1 Billion Stake

Telkom SA SOC Ltd. said the South African government is considering various options regarding its 39 percent stake in the fixed-line operator as it seeks to raise cash to bail out...

What’s warping the faces of monkeys in Uganda?

A plague of concave faces, missing nostrils, and cleft lips...

Where using plastic bags can land you a $38,000 fine

Producing, selling and using plastic bags is now illegal in Kenya. The East African nation joins 40 other countries worldwide in banning, partially banning or taxing single use...

In new leap for AI: computer chips that can smell

Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life's puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again....

Meet 20 women unearthing land mines in Angola

Demining is a treacherous job typically done by men, but this group of women is looking to change that....

These are the land mines buried in Angola

The buried explosives are the deadly remnants the country's 27-year civil war. Here’s what the mines look like....

Yale seeks more minorities in clinical studies

NEW HAVEN >> New medical treatments and public health efforts depend on clinical trials to test how effective they will be, and the community needs to be accurately represented for...

Forty Years Later, the Golden Record Goes Vinyl

The audio comes from the original tapes that sat untouched in an underground warehouse since the Voyager launched in 1977....

The land mines at world’s end: Picking up where Princess Diana left off

Google Earth, drones and brave Angolans are working to clear the minefields where Princess Diana once walked....