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Hybrid plane plans take off

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel.

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ALIV lines up iPhone X in time for Christmas

ALIV has announced that it will start selling the iPhone X in time for the Christmas holidays.

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Researchers using technology to unwrap mysteries of mummy

LEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Researchers from Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago are using advanced technology to unwrap the mysteries of an 1,800-year-old mummy.

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•A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from various nations failed to enter their designated orbits Tuesday following the launch from Russia’s new cosmodrome, another blow to the nation’s space programme.

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TECH WIZARDS SET FOR GRAND BAHAMA SUMMIT

Combining the beauty of the Bahamas with some of the world’s most informative, ingenious and well-versed individuals in the world of modern technology – the Grand Bahama Technology Summit is set for November 9-10, 2017 in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.

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Sales of iPhone X begin: Can Apple live up to the hype?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s iPhone X went on sale Friday, as the company scrambles to meet demand for a marquee device that sports a lush screen, facial-recognition skills and a $1,000 price tag .

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Augmented Reality: Are consumers ready to give ‘AR’ a try?

NEW YORK (AP) — You might have gotten a taste of “augmented reality,” the blending of the virtual and physical worlds, as you chased on-screen monsters at real-world landmarks in last year’s gaming sensation, “Pokemon Go.”

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• Apple CEO Tim Cook has collected $89.6 million as part of a 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Island Run Bahamas app exceeds beta test goals

Less than two months after the Island Run Bahamas gaming app launched in Google Play and iOS stores, developers have logged more than 1,700 active users from around the world. App creator and local entrepreneur Don Williams confirmed that downloads during the phase one beta testing period quickly surpassed the team’s original target of 1,000.

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For electric cars to take off, they’ll need a place to charge

Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European countries aim to be all-electric by 2040 or sooner.

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• With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that’s largely been framed by Netflix: Providing the stuff you want to watch, when you want to watch it.

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Terminator 2 as ‘timely as it ever was’

James Cameron has taken time out from crafting the upcoming four “Avatar” sequels to return to one of his old films, one he says is as up-to-the-minute as ever — “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.”

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Paris open to esports at 2024 Olympics

Video gamers could be competing for Olympic medals by 2024.

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• It could be the “Baywatch” of the future.

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