1.Apple named the world's most admired company for 2018
Technology giant Apple topped Fortune magazine's list of the 'World's Most Admired Companies' for 2018.
E-commerce giant Amazon has retained its second spot, followed by Google's parent Alphabet.
Social media giant Facebook lost its place in the top ten most admired companies this year and was ranked 12th on the list.
2.NASA develops aircraft that can fold wings mid-flight
NASA successfully applied a new technology that allows aircraft to fold their wings between zero and 70 degrees while inflight.
Built from a shape memory alloy, the system operates without a hydraulic system, reducing the wing weight by up to 80%.