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Giants such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft are banding together to plan to create a shared database of “unique digital fingerprints” that can identify videos and images that promote terrorism through information sharing initiatives. In the past many...
On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a lower court’s judgment in a unanimous decision that involved a supposedly $399 million lower court judgment against Samsung for violating Apple’s iPhone patents. The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision overturns Apple’s...
In its quest to give robots human-like grace but strength even in the frozen wastes of space, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is looking at exotic gears made out of exotic materials. JBL’s technologist Douglas Hofmann and his team...
Famed astronaut John Glenn passed away at the age of 95 in Columbus, Ohio. He was the first American astronaut to orbit the earth. He has been admitted at the James Cancer Hospital at the Ohio State University for...
Online harassment, trolling, and religious and violent extremism is growing at an alarming rate on social media. People online are getting ridiculed, sexually harassed, threatened, exploited, or recruited for violent extremist crimes. Technology companies are coming up with different...
Ever since the SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) was introduced in the market, it has gained much profit for top car manufacturers and has become reliable cash cows alongside the venerable and proven luxury car. But the auto business is...
A new and wireless type of underwater exploration robot has finally made it possible to view deep inside the sunken naval battleship, USS Arizona, for the first time in 75 years after it was bombed and sunk at Pearl...
Technology is definitely a great help in finding cures and treatments in medical science. Sometimes, however, all that may be needed is to shed light on the subject. In this case, flickering lights. New research has shown that, in...
Toyota Motors Corporation has finally hit pay dirt on its second attempt at riding the smartphone trend. The Japanese car maker recently launched on Thursday its free navigation app that provides directions and live traffic updates in Japan only....
Everyone already knows the stories of Note 7’s catching fire, but apparently, no one yet knows the “why” since Samsung seems to still be mum on the investigation. What got technical experts suspicious was how Samsung was able to...
You don’t guard a house from the inside out, so home security should always start on the outside. Since security cameras inside your house cannot record intruders before they break in, beyond being just part of the solution, they...
Understandably, even the most loyal Apple user was totally, and really more than totally, dismayed with the launching of the iPhone 7. This dismay has led many, and really many, to look for Android smartphone alternatives. And the fact...
Who needs speakers at a party when you’ve got dozens of guests with their mobile phones? And we all know that almost everyone is bringing a smartphone in one form or another. Amplify is a new app that was...
A Utah-based startup car maker is attempting to make waves by revolutionizing the car – and trucking – industry by using hydrogen power.  The Nikola Motor Company recently revealed its new hydrogen-powered truck on Thursday evening, called the Nikola...
If you’re worried about security for your Android phone or tablet, then you need not concern yourself with these Android antivirus apps, well, at least 5 of them anyway.  In reality, Android antivirus apps are now being called “disreputable”...
Nokia… wait, what brand? Nokia, oh that brand from Finland? This is a brand, like the iconic Blackberry, that got swamped simply because it failed to innovate and catch up with the smartphone technology. As Nokia was the leading...
The Swiss food giant, Nestle, has recently announced that it has made a scientific and technological breakthrough that can sharply cut the sugar in its chocolate. And you probably didn’t even realize that the biggest confectionery producer is from...
This bit of news may someday usher in the age when women no longer need to apply as strippers or prostitutes. It may also signal some good news for mums who grieve for their daughters in the sex trade....
We all love the use of Google maps and how it’s a great help in the absence of GPS. However, have you ever wondered what the world was like and how it has changed since 1984 by using time...
Some newscasters were joking when they started out the news with “how many people do you need to change the light bulbs… in Niagara Falls?” But in truth, they have truly changed the light bulbs, and those searing searchlights,...
Fitness trackers and smartwatches may be all the rage today, but some women dislike the outer design of the bland straps or the glaring screens with the chunky designs. It’s a good thing smart jewelry is whole new class...
Apple is testing more than 10 different prototype styles for their new generation of iPhones that could go on sale next year, starting with the iPhone 8. Some of those prototypes may have a new design centered on a...
Cadillac has always been associated with luxury cars with a certain bold American attitude, and that truly is what Cadillac is all about. But recently, the automaker, which moved its sales and marketing operations in 2015 to New York...
Everyone associates virtual reality closely with video games, and rightfully so since headsets from Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Sony’s PlayStation VR are intended for PS and computer games. But virtual reality has found more medical uses in helping to...
Since the first astronauts (or cosmonauts) first launched into space, moving the bowels or pooping in deep space has posed a still enormous problem. This one actually has NASA stumped for decades, even if it requires its astronauts to...
Everyone knows that Iceland is a country (though we’re willing to bet you don’t know where it’s located). But mostly in England and other locations in Europe and the Mediterranean, Iceland is a supermarket chain. Taking everyone by surprise,...
Huawei is facing a major problem with all its phone models in the United States. According to security firm Kryptowire, software installed on phones from the Huawei brand and some phones from almost all Chinese manufacturers secretly monitored users...
Christmas may be the season of giving, family gatherings, and vacations, but tell that to those who need to do the stressful task of shopping. In fact, Ebay now has the scientific evidence to prove this. Ebay has partnered...
Researchers, physicists, and chemists at the University of Bristol, UK, have discovered a way to convert thousands of tons of seemingly worthless nuclear waste into man-made diamond batteries that can generate a small electric current for longer than a...
Aerial and pilotless drones are suddenly changing the face of both technology and security. Originally seen as just hobby toys and later graduating to camera-wielding reconnaissance or patrol vehicles, today’s drones can be anything ranging from a ground attack...
In the last couple of weeks some Apple phone users have complained that the latest iOS update is causing their iPhones to suddenly shut off with still 30% of power left or the battery drains off faster than normal....
Motorola used to be a giant corporate conglomerate that employed 150,000 people, many at its massive headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. It churned out those really durable Motorola phones that wouldn’t quit even when run over by a car. But...
Thanksgiving is over but Christmas is peeking just around the corner, so it’s that time to go gift searching. Do you have friends and family who really dig science stuff? Well, instead of chocolates or a dozen dinosaur toys, here...
The James Dyson Foundation announced on November 17, 2016, that the 2016 International winner of the James Dyson Award will go to Isis Shiffer for her original design of an Eco Helmet. This is a collapsible and biodegradable bike...
This year will soon be over in a matter of weeks so anything that technology churned out are by now available in time as Christmas gifts or holiday splurges. So, just around the corner is a new year and 2017...
You’ve probably haven’t heard the names of Anant Goel, Nabanita De, Qinglin Chen, and Mark Craft. These names probably would have made Hillary Clinton cringe, but seriously, these four are normal college students who figured out a social media...
The author Salman Rushdie recently caused controversy by mentioning the lack of “rote learning” in schools. He spoke about the benefits of learning poetry by heart, something that has been outdated for many decades now. But actually, Rushdie may...
If you’re the type who loves going outdoors even in winter or you have a farm smack dab in the middle of Alaska, you no longer need to wear 3 or 4 layers of upper clothes.  A Norwegian company...
Now that technology is far advancing more than people can churn out inventions, car accessories and gadgets most certainly will have their fair share. This is good news for the motorists since these gadgets are of really great help in...
Bad news for those consumers saving up for the much anticipated Chevy Bolt. General Motors has recently announced that the Bolt won’t hit all the major dealerships until spring of 2017. It will still be released but only on...
In the pursuit of the perfect selfie, or to put it ably, the pursuit of how to comfortably take a selfie, many hand-held devices have been created. But the Air Selfie is completely different. It is a very small...
Spoiler Alert isn’t about movies. It’s a new app that wants to lessen the waste that comes from throwing away food. Not many people realize that food waste is an enormous problem that is as huge as the nation’s...
Now considered as “just normal” is the fact that during the Christmas holiday season the security lines and pre-check lines at airports tend to get longer, and clogging up the TSA who are already woefully understaffed. Shockingly long lines...
If you’re familiar with the popular “New York” song from Alicia Keys: “Ohh… New York… If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere, that’s what they say.” This just about sums up how the balance of...
The new 2016 BMW X1 compact SUV is a nimble and happy throwback to the usual traditional BMW designs and styles. And here is where the problem gets touchy as this traditional car maker attempts to compromise traditional designs...
Fastfood giant McDonald’s Corp. is taking huge steps in order to bring back its appeal to millennials and to redeploy its labor force. It’s going to redesign its restaurants towards self-order kiosks, premium menu items, and real table service....
On sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo there are literally thousands of new techs and other stuff just waiting for crowdfunding or major investors. While there is no shortage of the weird and virtually useless, there are more than their share...
Another election is coming for computer and laptop users, but it’s not the political kind. This is a choice for users searching for the ultimate power in a machine. Of course this is something the recent low-tech candidates neither...
It’s that time of the year when the commercialized holidays have you breaking your brains on gift ideas and what to buy for loved ones, family, a few close friends, and the occasional mandatory party exchanging gift sessions. But it’s...
Many, many years ago, the five-floor Nike Town store on Broadway in New York City was the sneaker heaven of Nike fans. This was the age of the Air Force 1’s and Dunks and Air Jordans. At that time...