Up to 12,000 of the plastic particles were found per litre of sea ice in core samples taken from five regions in the Arctic Ocean by researchers Alfred Wegener Institute in in Bremerhaven, Germany.
The claims were made by the Rand Corporation, a non-profit based in Santa Monica, California, that offers research and analysis to the United States armed forces on global policy issues.
Spotify is revamping its free app so that users can play up to 15 Spotify playlists on demand with the ability to play or skip songs in any order. The firm unveiled the new app at an event on Tuesday.
General Electric has signed a five-year agreement with the government to test the turbine, called Haliade-X 12, off Blyth, Northumberland.
Online streaming services such Spotify and Apple Music have become the music industry's single biggest revenue source, overtaking physical sales and digital downloads for the first time.
EU data regulations due to enter force next month could balloon the monpolies that are already enjoyed by Silicon Valley's digital giants, a Toronto University researcher has claimed.
The service is available in cities including San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Nashville, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C. Packages will be placed in the trunks of cars parked in public areas.
A U.S. appeals court has decided that humans trump animals when it comes to who — or what — owns the copyright on original artwork created by animals.
State-owned Beijing-based China Construction Bank (CCB) says its unmanned Shanghai branch will make banking more convenient and efficient.
The list spells out in detail exactly the kind of offences that could see you banned from the site - or even arrested. It includes making credible violent threats or revelling in sexual violence.