Saudis Make Push for Nuclear Energy

While the world’s attention has focused on Iran’s nuclear ambitions, other players in the Middle East have been laying their own plans to develop nuclear power to meet future energy needs. Saudi Arabia, the most ambitious of the group, has announced ...

Sharp liabilities list covered worst-case scenarios: source

TOKYO Sharp Corp's list of liabilities that prompted Taiwan's Foxconn to suspend signing a takeover deal was an unverified study of worst-case scenario risks, rather than liabilities requiring disclosure, a source briefed on the matter said. The lis...

This dome in the Pacific houses tons of radioactive waste – and it's leaking

Black seabirds circle high above the giant concrete dome that rises from a tangle of green vines just a few paces from the lapping waves of the Pacific. Half buried in the sand, the vast structure looks like a downed UFO. At the summit, figures carved in...

Japan looks to kickstart 'fintech' revolution

TOKYO A laggard in embracing the 'fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict...

Apple's Cook visits Beijing after China woes, Didi deal

BEIJING Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook visited Beijing on Monday, days after announcing a $1 billion deal with ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing, and as the U.S. firm tries to reinvigorate sales in China, its second-largest market after the United Stat...

This chocolate teapot is the delicious answer to your all your prayers

LONDON — The age-old sarcastic expression "as useful as a chocolate teapot," has always been a brilliant quip for telling someone they're a bit rubbish. But, someone has gone and turned this idiom into a real-life, delectable chocolate teapot. See al...

Nuclear energy tops SC West discussion

Nuclear energy and the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station will be the main topics at the next meeting of the Valley Engineering Science and Technology Club. The luncheon meeting is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2 in Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135...

Starboard takes steps toward proxy fight with Yahoo: Bloomberg

Starboard Value LP is taking initial steps toward a potential proxy fight with Yahoo Inc, indicating that the activist investor is not satisfied with Yahoo's efforts to streamline its business, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter....

Study finds cosmic rays increased heart risks among Apollo astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Apollo astronauts who ventured to the moon are at five times greater risk of dying from heart disease than shuttle astronauts, U.S. researchers said on Thursday, citing the dangers of cosmic radiation beyond the Earth's magnetic fi...

Jon Stewart saved a runaway bull named Frank from being slaughtered

Jon Stewart may have stepped out of the public eye after ending his Daily Show hosting duties, but that doesn't mean he's stopped being wonderful. Case in point: Stewart, whose wife Tracey is on the board of directors at the Farm Sanctuary in upstate New...