NEW DELHI—A solar-powered airplane on a historic around-the-world journey took off today from the northern Indian town of Varanasi and was headed for its next stop in Myanmar.
Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are taking turns flying the aircraft as they attempt to circumnavigate the globe on the journey that is expected to take five months.
GATINEAU, Que.—The country’s broadcast regulator is coming out with new rules today that will require cable and satellite companies to offer customers a trimmed-down, basic channels package, sources have told The Canadian Press.
The cost of the so-called “skinny basic” package is to be capped at $25, said one source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
NEW DELHI — A solar-powered airplane on a historic round-the-world journey took off Thursday from the northern Indian town of Varanasi and was headed for its next stop in Myanmar.
Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are taking turns flying the aircraft as they attempt to circumnavigate the globe on the journey that was expected to take five months.
SAN FRANCISCO — Look out, Internet Explorer. After 20 years of competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative to its once-dominant Internet surfing program.
LINCOLN, Calif. — One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain’s $5 billion-a-year, single-serve plastic pods is how often the company’s opponents resort to galactic comparisons.
SAN FRANCISCO — Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.
SAN FRANCISCO—Apple wants to move the Internet from your pocket to your wrist.
Time will tell if millions of consumers are willing to spend $449 and up—there’s an 18-karat gold version that sells for $22,000—for a wearable device that still requires a wirelessly-connected smartphone to deliver its most powerful features.
TORONTO — Apple’s long-awaited Watch was officially unveiled Monday in another carefully choreographed presentation by CEO Tim Cook. Here are five things to know about the high-tech timepiece:
WHAT DOES IT DO?
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off just after dawn on Tuesday from Muscat, Oman, bound for India for the second leg — and its first sea crossing — in a historic round-the-world trip.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun’s energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.