North America


Bumblebees Under Threat by Climate Change

Climate Change Crushes Bumblebees Population

A new study suggests the decline of bumblebee species especially in North America and Europe are due to increasing climatic cha...

Jul 10 2015, 7:40am CDT

Ford begins Production of EcoBoost Engines First Time in US

Ford begins Production of EcoBoost Engines First Time in US

The Twin scroll liter EcoBoost engine will be available in the new Ford Edge while the 2.3 liter EcoBoost engine is available f...

Mar 9 2015, 7:26am CDT

Solar Eclipse 2014: USA to witness the 2nd and last solar eclipse of this year

Solar Eclipse 2014: USA to witness the 2nd and last solar eclipse of this year

The US Won't See Another Solar Eclipse Like This Week's Until 2023...

Oct 23 2014, 1:45pm CDT

Giraffe Meteor Shower Expected Tonight

Giraffe Meteor Shower Expected Tonight

A meteor shower in the Giraffe Constellation is expected to light up the night sky on Friday. Stargazers are ready to take up t...

May 23 2014, 4:20am CDT

Greenlots Advocates For Open Standards

Greenlots Advocates For Open Standards

North America is at a critical point in making some decisions about its electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and how...

Mar 13 2014, 9:56am CDT

Apple's iOS Maintaining A 65% Share Of North America Mobile Web Traffic

Apple's iOS Maintaining A 65% Share Of North America Mobile Web Traffic For Almost 2 Years

Chitika Insights analyzed tens of millions of ad impressions in North America from February 26 to March 4 to determine the usag...

Mar 6 2014, 10:16am CST

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation level...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Polar Vortex Brings Extreme Cold

Polar Vortex Brings Extreme Cold

Most of North America is in what has been termed as a polar vortex of sorts. This puzzling phenomenon has brought extreme weath...

Jan 6 2014, 8:04am CST

Snapchat Breach Affects 4.6M Users

Snapchat Breach Affects 4.6M Users

A majority of Snapchat phone numbers and usernames, almost 4.6 million, got revealed in a hacking incident that shook the found...

Jan 3 2014, 6:38am CST

Winter Storm Hercules Hits the Northeast

Winter Storm Hercules Hits the US with Full Force

The latest news from Mother Nature is definitely not good news. Winter storm Hercules has hit the Northeast regions spanning th...

Jan 3 2014, 5:59am CST

Ford Debuts Test Car That Automatically Steers and Brakes to Avoid Obstacles

Ford Debuts Test Car That Automatically Steers and Brakes to Avoid Obstacles

Ford demonstrated obstacle avoidance test car in North America yesterday. This new obstacle avoidance tech allows vehicle to de...

Dec 13 2013, 9:18am CST

Discovery of the Oldest Flowering Plant in North America

Oldest Flowering Plant Discovered in North America

A PhD student named Nathan Jud made a surprising discovery at a museum. He found fossil remains of the oldest flowering plant i...

Nov 30 2013, 12:02pm CST

PlayStation 4 is Now Available in North America

PlayStation 4 is Now Available for $399.99

Sony has officially launched PlayStation 4 in North America last night. The next-gen PS4 gaming console is now available in the...

Nov 15 2013, 9:41am CST

Nokia Lumia Sales Reach 8.8 Million in Third Quarter of 2013

Nokia Lumia Sales Reach 8.8 Million in Third Quarter of 2013

The third quarter financial report for Nokia shows visible progress and growth as Nokia earned $162 million profit from 7.7 bil...

Oct 29 2013, 8:40am CDT

Sony will Launch $399 PS 4 on Nov. 15 in US, Nov. 29 in Europe for €399

Sony will Launch $399 PS 4 on Nov. 15 in US, Nov. 29 in Europe for €399

PlayStation 4 is Sony's dream device to get record sale that will now come true. Already hitting 10M pre-orders, PS4 is la...

Aug 20 2013, 3:12pm CDT

12GB Flash-Based PlayStation 3 is In Stock for North America and Canada

12GB Flash-Based PS 3 is In Stock for North America and Canada

Sony has announced last year that 12GB flash-based PlayStation 3 will not be launched in North America but did vice-versa. As $...

Aug 14 2013, 6:25am CDT

Tablets to Outsell Notebook Computers in Q4 2012 in North America

Tablets to Outsell Notebook Computers in Q4 2012 in North America

Black Friday shopping to blame...

Nov 23 2012, 1:15pm CST

Borderlands 2 Launches in North America

Borderlands 2 Launches in North America

New co-op shooter is now available...

Sep 19 2012, 8:44am CDT

Mass Effect 3 Resurgence Pack Available for Download Tomorrow

Mass Effect 3 Resurgence Pack Available for Download Tomorrow

Free DLC lands tomorrow...

Apr 9 2012, 12:59pm CDT

Vizio Puts a Beat Down on TV Competitors in North America

Vizio Puts a Beat Down on TV Competitors in North America

Vizio takes top spot again...

Nov 23 2010, 7:49am CST

Call of Duty: Black Ops has set a new Opening Day Sales Record beating Modern Warefare 2

This week Call of Duty: Black Ops launched and it was anticipated that it would beat the launch of Modern Warefare 2 in 2009. A...

Nov 11 2010, 9:02am CST

Huawei IDEOS Android 2.2 Phone unveiled

Huawei IDEOS Android 2.2 Phone unveiled

Huawei today introduced IDEOS, an entry-level smartphone that runs Android 2.2....

Sep 2 2010, 1:15pm CDT

Garmin Adds nuLink! 1695 PND to line

Garmin Adds nuLink! 1695 PND to line

Garmin has added a new PND to its offerings today called the nuLink! 1965. The device comes with a year of free nuLink! Service...

Sep 2 2010, 7:20am CDT

Nokia Joins The Dual-Sim Fray

Nokia Joins The Dual-Sim Fray

Two phone numbers on the same phone...

Sep 1 2010, 7:50am CDT

All Droids Now Have Android 2.2, But Identical Milestone Still Waiting

All Droids Now Have Android 2.2, But Identical Milestone Still Waiting

Same phone, different countries......

Aug 23 2010, 5:11am CDT

More Than Half Of Verizon Customers Would Buy iPhone

More Than Half Of Verizon Customers Would Buy iPhone

Survey shows consumers are super eager to see non-AT&T iPhone...

Aug 16 2010, 4:49am CDT

Sony PS3 Slim CECH-2000A Details Unveiled

Sony just unveiled the details about the new Sony PS3 Slim they announced at the Gamescom 2009. The Sony PS3 Slim CECH-2000A fe...

Aug 18 2009, 1:16pm CDT

Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 debuts at MWC 2009

Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 debuts at MWC 2009

Garmin-Asus announced their LBS smartphone partnership in early February. Today Garmin-Asus unveiled another new handset. The G...

Feb 12 2009, 3:14am CST