Google has joined five Asian companies to build and operate a new $300 million Trans-Pacific submarine cable system, called FASTER, which will connect the US and two locations in Japan, providing a service 10 million times faster than a cable modem.
Russian journalist Andrey Stenin, missing in eastern Ukraine since last week, is believed to have been arrested by Ukraine’s security service and may be accused of aiding local militia, said Anton Gerashchenko, an aide to Ukraine’s Interior Minister.
Russian cities that want to develop their public transit systems will soon have a stellar option to buy. A sleek new black streetcar looks like something Darth Vader would pilot in Star Wars and promises new levels of comfort and safety to commuters.
After more than six years of failures and billions of dollars spent the US missile defense system managed by Boeing has successfully hit a mock enemy warhead over the Pacific, the US Defense Department confirmed.
The UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has announced that Tehran has promised to comply with five new transparency measures concerning its nuclear program, following this week’s negotiations.
The Russian prime minister has ordered the Finance Ministry to prepare a plan to cut the number of civil servants in the country by 10 percent, noting that the earlier programs with the same goal had been implemented more slowly than expected.
Olympic officials have secretly asked London if it could host the 2016 Summer Olympics in an emergency amid concern that Rio is so far behind on its preparations it may not be ready in time, British media claim.
In just one decade, just about every country in the world will have the means to either build or buy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capable of launching missiles at enemy targets, thus dramatically changing the face of warfare.
The Marshall Islands, a small 70-square mile string of islands in the Pacific Ocean with a population in the tens of thousands, announced Wednesday it is suing nine nuclear powers, claiming each has violated an international weapons agreement.