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Autonomous garbage trucks could soon be putting human garbage collectors out of a job, well at least in Northern Sweden. Volvo has developed a robot truck that makes picking up trash and garbage safer, faster, and more efficient, but...
Many perhaps don’t know that the Android millions of people are using on their smartphones was invented by Andy Rubin who was formerly from Google. And recently it has been announced that the Android inventor will be entering once...
Lyor Cohen has a new role as the new head of global music for YouTube. Unfortunately, he isn’t off to a good start in his new position. On Monday, the longtime music executive claimed that YouTube now has a solution...
As more countries are attempting to go green with energy, wind energy or wind turbines could play a very important role for alternative energy in the future. Things could pick up for this type of energy with giant wind...
The past few months have been quite crucial, and sometimes filled with bitter dissent, because of the proposed removal of the FCC’s net neutrality rules that may greatly affect the way servers can now handle data from its customers...
It’s been more than a week since the WannaCry ransomware attacks began ripping across the world, affecting more than 200,000 people and 10,000 organizations in 150 countries. Though most of the threat has been checked, the threat of further infection still...
On Sunday, Facebook showed off its internal rules on moderating graphic content to some media outlets. Their purpose was to show that the social media platform can provide new insight into how social media determines what its users can...
Destiny 2 on PC plays like a completely different game for any player who has clocked really serious hours on the PlayStation 4 version. The move to mouse and keyboard represents a significant shift in feel for the original Destiny,...
More than a week after it first hit, the WannaCry ransomware is still spreading quickly, though it has now been checked and controlled, and in some cases, even if it hits a computer, many of its harmful elements are...
UploadVR is a San Francisco, California-based virtual reality startup company. It is being sued by a former employee alleging that the company engaged in rampant sexual discrimination and sex and gender harassment. The employee also claims that UploadVR wrongfully...
When we talk of tech giants and startups, what probably comes to your mind is the state of California, particularly Silicon Valley and its surrounding environs. This is true since some of the popular American tech names like Apple,...
SpaceX just launched another of its Falcon 9 rockets, but this time carrying a very heavy payload from communications satellite company Inmarsat, the fourth in a set of satellites created to provide high-bandwidth broadband internet globally. The payload is...
An important rule in starting a business is to find the perfect name, preferably a short one, catchy, memorable, possibly descriptive, and easy to pronounce. Today, this same rule applies for tech startups that want to be known as...
The Federal Aviation Administration’s drone registry requirement database was largely disapproved on Friday by a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling in Washington D.C. The court sided with drone hobbyist John Taylor, with the major argument that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
Call it the triumph of the stacks; in a card game, a stack is a strong showing by your five cards, and is more than enough as a winning hand. In the tech business world, the triumph of the...
During TechCrunch’s Disrupt NYC that ran from May 15 – 17, Brittany Packnett took to the stage for a talk to defend the work of armchair activists on social media who have brought necessary attention to social justice issues....
Hackers claim to have stolen the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales film and are demanding that Disney pay a ransom or else have it released online. This 5th release in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise...
Living in the western hemisphere means living with a credit history, unless you’re the more sensible human who pays only in cash. This means that your credit is either a utopian bliss or can be scarier than watching horror...
We all know that Chrome web browser is the most popular and most used web browser in the world right now, according to StatCounter. But Microsoft’s web browsers for Windows 10 called Edge might proved you wrong. Microsoft is...
This “accidental hero” halted the global spread of an unprecedented ransomware attack by simply registering a garbled domain name hidden in the malware. However, he has warned that the attack could be rebooted by its creators. The ransomware used...
Forty-five years have passed since humans last set foot on the moon, the only extraterrestrial body man has ever landed on. Now, man wants to go back to the moon and also to explore space and possibly land on...
Microsoft is really angry at government security agencies that leaked NSA exploits led to the “WannaCry” or Ransom:Win32.WannaCrypt ransomware that is wreaking havoc on computers worldwide. Company President Brad Smith has posted a response to the attack that targets Apple’s anger at the NSA, CIA, and other...
A full-sized NASA Mars rover has been in development since late 2016, and it looks a lot like the Batmobile from the recent Batman/Dark Knight trilogy. The angular concept vehicle has six wheels, is solar-powered, and made entirely of...
People on the internet seem to be spilling a lot of pixels over the fact that the MP3 has been declared dead by its inventors at the Fraunhofer Institute. The German organization, a division of the group that developed the MP3, is...
The completion date for the world’s tallest building has been once again pushed back to 2019. This was according to a Saudi Arabian billionaire, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, announced on Sunday. This is more than six years after the record-breaking project...
A giant sea creature that appeared to have tusks and even tentacles washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week, giving a bit of a scare to people on the island of Seram and launching a global guessing game...
Video editing is about to become easier. Right after the Build 2017 Day 2 keynote finished, Microsoft just revealed their new Windows 10 Story Remix Feature that has been missing since the operating system’s launch nearly two years ago....
An Australian company, Wave Swell Energy, is developing a new system that harvests wave energy, a renewable form of harnessed energy. The system is a giant hollow chamber that sits partially submerged on the seabed, funneling waves in and...
It has been revealed recently in a security briefing that some technology used by cyber criminals to gather sensitive information comes pre-installed on a range of laptops. Dozens of models of laptops sold by Hewlett Packard (HP) contain keystroke...
Most large tech companies today are attempting to acquire more or better technology by purchasing smaller startup companies. Apple is no exception to this business trend as it has recently acquired a company to fill out its own capabilities in...
In order to lose weight, many people are turning to technology to give them a helping hand.Simply buying a gadget or accessory will not help you lose weight, but it can give daily motivation and simplify your workouts, assist...
One of the most successful VR Game studios is now part of one of the world’s biggest corporations. The tech Giant, Google just announced its acquisition of Studio Owlchemy Labs, famous for front-line games like Rick and Morty, Virtual...
For years, single men and women have been patiently looking for their partners with the help of dating apps like Tinder. However, most of these singles, according to Michael Krayenhoff, co-founder of a dating app called The Inner Circle,...
Healthy sleeping habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. When you have a healthy sleeping pattern, your body can function better since sleep gives it the recovery it needs. However, not everybody is able to...
Die hard music fans always rally together on social media when their favorite artists announce new music. They inspire each other to keep streaming, to replay the music video over and over, and to demand the song from local...
Decorating your home or office with beautifully framed photos and paintings is a good idea if you want to create a pleasing visual treat. Photos or pictures and paintings add more life and make a room, office, or house...
We already know that our dogs love us. There is no doubt about that.  Not only dog love us back, they actually see us as their family. According to a recent piece by Mic in partnership with GE, it...
Sometimes you want to avoid a crowded subway or get stuck in traffic while going around the town. You can’t enjoy the scenery while getting stuck up somewhere due to heavy traffic. That is why it would be better to...
It looks like things are brighter and clearer now between Apple and Amazon, particularly in the home entertainment department.  For years, the two companies have been at each other’s throat, with each one claiming the throne as the best...
As a company, Apple has always been known to take the road less traveled. It has done so several times, particularly in terms of product concept, branding, and marketing. Well, Apple has done it again. It has come out...
You may be part of the dying breed if you own a tablet. Customers are buying fewer tablets so keep that in good condition because you may not find any replacement. Six years after the release of the iPad,...
After the big hit success of the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T, everybody is excited when OnePlus confirmed the release of OnePlus 5 this summer. OnePlus is a Chinese Smartphone manufacturer. It is based in Shenzhen, Guangdong and...
When evaluating the general interest in Nintendo Switch, the several metrics show a system with a decent chance at success. The important part is still to come for Nintendo, but while there was always the uneasy sense that the...
Tablets without a dedicated keyboard are steadily losing their significance in a world where smartphones are now nearly as big. According to reports from the International Data Corporation or IDC, the total tablet sales for the year 2016 were...
The smart home era is here, and finally, comprehensible systems that play well with the best technology on the market are finally a reality. There have been a lot of improvements in home safety and personal security and as...
Last year, a report confirmed that around 100 million vehicles purchased after 1995 are easy prey for key-clone attacks. As such, hacking into ignition systems and keyless entries is possible, particularly with the aid of battery-powered radios normally used...
Artificial Intelligence can recognize drawings but now, Google says the technology can create its own drawings too. Just a few months ago, Google made a game called Quick,Draw. The game will give you a word then you can sketch...
We have seen the influx of fitness trackers in the market and most of them do not really completely satisfy users. Most eat up battery life quite fast. Likewise, most also don’t look good or fashionable. Well, fashion should...
Most of us already know that Facebook is the top social networking site on the web. The world’s most popular social networking sites certainly have changed over the years and surely, it will continue to change as time moves...
Despite several incredible inventions, the functionality of prosthetic limbs remains limited. Prosthetic limbs are great creations and losing a limb can be a very depressing experience but a prosthetic arm or leg can help humans function almost normally. However,...

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The Road to Xenotransplantation – Growing Organs in Pigs – is...

There’s a worldwide organ shortage, and xenotransplantation has long been floated in major medical circles as an alternative solution. For some time, attempts at...

A Unique Electric Racecar Will Be Running in Le Mans 24...

If you’re familiar with the new sport featuring the BattleBots, then you might think that the new Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV may be one...

Review: The LittleBits Code Kit for Kids

Programming is a pursuit that rewards creativity and problem solving, but even for those interested in computers, it’s not exciting or glamorous. When it...

Amazon is Spending $13.7 Billion to Buy Whole Foods

On Friday, Amazon announced officially that it is buying American supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The online retail giant further announced that the...

According to the UN, World Population will Grow by 1 Billion...

The world’s population will have an additional one billion people by the year 2030, and may even reach almost 10 billion by the year...

Russia’s Kalashnikov, the Gun Maker, is Now a Drone Maker

The world’s most famous gun maker and gunsmith of the world’s most deadly long firearm has unveiled its first ever spy-in-the-sky drone and is...

GADGETS

Meitu Just Launched a Sailor Moon Phone with a Selfie Stick

Anybody who has Meitu on their phone surely loves taking selfies. Many want to own a selfie stick in order to avoid having to...

HiMirror: Instant Skin Analysis through a Snapshot

Skincare is very important because if you don’t take care of your skin, you’ll end up having plenty of blemishes and it will age...

R.I.P. MP3: But the MP3 is Still Alive and Will Be Just Fine

People on the internet seem to be spilling a lot of pixels over the fact that the MP3 has been declared dead by its inventors...

People Don’t Buy Tablets Anymore and the Device Trend is Dying

You may be part of the dying breed if you own a tablet. Customers are buying fewer tablets so keep that in good condition...

5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...