NASA’s concept Europa lander belongs on the cover of a sci-fi pulp

pia21048_figb Long before any mission to another planet is undertaken, NASA and other space agencies commission reports on why and how we might want to go about it. The latest such report was issued this week regarding Jupiter’s moon Europa, one of the most interesting and mysterious bodies in the solar system — and among the most likely to show traces of life. Read More

Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates.

Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates.

Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates.

Arizona mother deported to Mexico in immigration action

PHOENIX (Reuters) – An Arizona mother of two who lived in the United States for more than 20 years was deported to Mexico on Thursday, becoming one of the first to be swept up in the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigrants in the United States, her attorney and family said.

A Nike HyperAdapt teardown might hint at what’s to come for the self-lacing shoes

img_0080 Surely everyone who picked up a pair of Nike’s limited edition HyperAdapt self-lacing shoes had at least some small desire to rip them and and find out how they worked. But at $700 a pop, it’s an easy enough urge suppress. The nice thing about the internet, however, is that we can often count on someone else to do our dirty work for us. Bay Area-based engineering company Mind… Read More

Investors put $7.5 billion in U.S.-based bond funds in week: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors added $7.5 billion in cash to U.S.-based taxable bond funds during the week through Feb. 8, Lipper data showed on Thursday, marking the sixth straight week of inflows.