Scientists move toward creating 'sheeple' by introducing human cells into sheep embryos

22 February 2018
Scientists move toward creating 'sheeple' by introducing human cells into sheep embryos

* Scientists say they've come one step closer to growing human organs inside sheep and pigs.* This process could some day make transplanting organs much less risky. * Researchers have...

AI will be 'billions of times' smarter than humans and people must merge with it to survive, claims expert

15 February 2018
AI will be 'billions of times' smarter than humans and people must merge with it to survive, claims expert

* This is according to Ian Pearson, a 'futurist' at Ipswich-based Futurizon* He was speaking on a panel at the World Government Summit in Dubai* Pearson claims humans can protect...

Facebook launches $10 million community leader awards

10 February 2018
Facebook launches $10 million community leader awards

Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as...

How secure is your data when stored in the cloud?

31 January 2018
How secure is your data when stored in the cloud?

As cloud storage becomes more common, data security is an increasing concern. Companies and schools have been increasing their use of services like Google Drive for some time, and lots...

Soros to Google and Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

28 January 2018
Soros to Google and Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

Billionaire investor George Soros launched a scathing attack on tech giants at Davos summit on Thursday, calling them monopolies that could be manipulated by authoritarians to subvert democracy. During an...

Chinese scientists clone two monkeys, moving one step closer to cloning humans

26 January 2018
Chinese scientists clone two monkeys, moving one step closer to cloning humans

* Chinese scientists just cloned two monkeys, using the same method that birthed Dolly the sheep in 1996.* Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are the first primates cloned from a...

Reading robots beat humans in Stanford test

24 January 2018
Reading robots beat humans in Stanford test

Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba and Microsoft have beaten humans on a Stanford University reading comprehension test. "This is the first time that a machine has outperformed humans on...

Doctors are using virtual reality to help perform operations thousands of miles away

21 January 2018
Doctors are using virtual reality to help perform operations thousands of miles away

* Doctors in China performed surgery on a bone fracture on Monday.* The twist? The chief doctor Ye Zhewei was over 2,000 miles away.* Ye was able to annotate a...

Satellite to make movies from space

13 January 2018
Satellite to make movies from space

A British satellite has gone into orbit on an Indian rocket to acquire full-colour, high-definition video of the surface of the Earth. The demonstrator is expected to pave the way...

Facebook to emphasise friends, not news, in series of changes

12 January 2018
Facebook to emphasise friends, not news, in series of changes

Facebook Inc on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centrepiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be...

7 ways to make your old phone feel like new

09 January 2018
7 ways to make your old phone feel like new

Don't want to spend a small fortune to get a new phone? Follow these tips to spruce up your current model's looks and performance. Some industry experts believe we've reached...

Laptop with three days of battery life is coming

08 January 2018
Laptop with three days of battery life is coming

“Always connected personal computers” — or ACPCs — refer to a new breed of Windows laptops with three key features: a battery that can last multiple days; instant-on access when...

Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status

06 January 2018
Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status

Twitter Inc on Friday reiterated its stance that accounts belonging to world leaders have special status on the social media network, pushing back against users who have called on the...

Instagram Stories for WhatsApp launching this year

06 January 2018
Instagram Stories for WhatsApp launching this year

Facebook is in the process of bringing Instagram Stories to WhatsApp. The move does not come as a surprise knowing that the latter has joined the Facebook fold in late...

Scientists warn we may be creating a 'digital dark age'

05 January 2018
Scientists warn we may be creating a 'digital dark age'

You may think that those photos on Facebook or all your tweets may last forever, or might even come back to haunt you, depending on what you have out there....

WhatsApp messaging service returns after global outage

01 January 2018
WhatsApp messaging service returns after global outage

WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a global outage for about an hour on Sunday before the problem was fixed. "WhatsApp users around the world experienced...

Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down

29 December 2017
Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down

Apple has apologised after facing criticism for admitting it deliberately slows down some ageing iPhone models. The company now says it will replace batteries for less and will issue software...

Is this the future of the passport? Digital ID system lets citizens prove their identity using SMARTPHONE

28 December 2017
Is this the future of the passport? Digital ID system lets citizens prove their identity using SMARTPHONE

* The virtual ID app, currently being tested, is connected to the police database* Users need to have their details and picture verified before obtaining one* The new system is...

World's largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in China

25 December 2017
World's largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in China

China's domestically developed AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea, the latest step in...

Online, but can't ditch paper? You may be future-proofing yourself

22 December 2017
Online, but can't ditch paper? You may be future-proofing yourself

You're on the web, you're in the cloud. But don't neglect good old-fashioned paper. That's the advice from internet pioneer Vint Cerf, who is afraid that all our digital memories...

Apple has slowed some older iPhones: Here’s why

21 December 2017
Apple has slowed some older iPhones: Here’s why

Apple Inc has addressed claims from an app company that says the maker of iPhones slows down the performance of older phones. On Monday, the blog Primate Labs, a company...

Facebook is clamping down on posts that ask people for ‘Likes’ or shares

19 December 2017
Facebook is clamping down on posts that ask people for ‘Likes’ or shares

Facebook has identified a new kind of spam: Engagement baiting. Facebook is cracking down on a new type of clickbait: Posts that ask people to “Like” or share or comment...

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

15 December 2017
Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics

Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create. Facebook exploits a "vulnerability in human psychology" to addict its users,...

5 security mistakes you're probably making

04 December 2017
5 security mistakes you're probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cyber-security is something you take for granted, until someone hacks...

WhatsApp service resumes after worldwide outage

01 December 2017
WhatsApp service resumes after worldwide outage

Popular messaging app WhatsApp said on Thursday that users around the world had been unable to access its service for a brief period, but that access for its 1 billion...

Snapchat is rolling out a huge update

01 December 2017
Snapchat is rolling out a huge update

Snapchat is going to sport a very different look. The messaging app's parent company, Snap Inc., detailed Wednesday a massive update that it says will draw a clear line between...

Robot automation will 'take 800 million jobs by 2030' - Report

30 November 2017
Robot automation will 'take 800 million jobs by 2030' - Report

Up to 800 million global workers will lose their jobs by 2030 and be replaced by robotic automation, a new report from a consultancy has found. The study of 46...

You can virtually inhabit Toyota’s new humanoid robot

29 November 2017
You can virtually inhabit Toyota’s new humanoid robot

Toyota has a new, third-generation humanoid robot bears the charming name “T-HR3” and is designed to be a helpful and safe assistant to humans. It also features a so-called “master...

Scientists discover ‘miracle’ mineral that could make internet 1,000-times faster

28 November 2017
Scientists discover ‘miracle’ mineral that could make internet 1,000-times faster

The Perovskite mineral could transform the tech industry.A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The...

Scientists predict earthquakes will double in 2018

26 November 2017
Scientists predict earthquakes will double in 2018

A team of scientists presented a research paper to the Geological Society of America, revealing some ground shaking information. The paper has warned that there could be a big increase...

15 ways to be more secure online

25 November 2017
15 ways to be more secure online

Protect your accounts, avoid scams, and keep randos off your Wi-Fi.Safety first. Welcome to the New World. Email phishing has evolved. Trolls can target your Facebook timeline, and your social...

12 iPhone X tips and tricks you need to know

25 November 2017
12 iPhone X tips and tricks you need to know

Apple’s decision to remove the home button means there can be an unexpected learning curve when using the iPhone X for the first time. Many tasks that used to be...

Deep fat fryers may help form cooling clouds

24 November 2017
Deep fat fryers may help form cooling clouds

Fatty acids released into the air from cooking may contribute to the formation of clouds that cool the climate, say scientists. Fatty acid molecules comprise about 10% of fine particulates...

Android phones 'betray' user location to Google

23 November 2017
Android phones 'betray' user location to Google

A majority of Android smartphones collect location data and send it back to Google, even when location services are switched off. News website Quartz reported Android phones gathered information about...

The top 5 predictions for the future of digital

23 November 2017
The top 5 predictions for the future of digital

The future of digital is rapidly transforming right before our very eyes. Digital is inheriting the earth, and the generational shift is in full force as millennials and Gen X...

Here are the world's most powerful supercomputers

21 November 2017
Here are the world's most powerful supercomputers

Twice a year, an organization called the TOP500 publishes a list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. It is a ranking of the most powerful machines in the world—mammoth installations with...

Your kid might be able to unlock your iPhone X

18 November 2017
Your kid might be able to unlock your iPhone X

Unless you somehow have the time and energy to painstakingly handcraft a carbon copy of someone else’s face, there’s no getting around the iPhone X’s fancy new unlocking mechanism, Face...

Scientists have created brain implants that could boost your memory by up to 30%

17 November 2017
Scientists have created brain implants that could boost your memory by up to 30%

* Our memories could one day get a boost from a new brain implant device, according to a new study.* Researchers looked at how our brains naturally process memories in...

Worried your data is not secure? Here's one fix

16 November 2017
Worried your data is not secure? Here's one fix

An annual gathering of techies and pundits that often celebrates technology’s possibilities was a little sadder and maybe wiser after a year that’s revealed the weaknesses of many digital institutions...

Forget air conditioner, home heater: New reversible textile can keep you cool and warm

15 November 2017
Forget air conditioner, home heater: New reversible textile can keep you cool and warm

Researchers from Stanford University, California, have developed a material that can keep you both cool and warm. This breathable fabric is capable of cooling you down when worn one way...





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