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 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the department in charge of United States’ Science and Technology pertaining to vehicles for air and space. Situated in Silicon Valley, The Ames Research Center is getting pretty busy for a while. They...
Technology has created a sharp turn, making advancements in daily living unimaginable. Citing concepts from the 1967 film “back to the future”, who would have thought that those make-believe inventions will later on come to life? One example is...
Apple, known for smartphones and computer business, surprises the vape market with the possibility of launching an e-cigarette that could also be used for marijuana, after it filed a sublimator/vaporizer patent. The vaping industry is undeniably on the rise...
If you are soon to be flying with American Airlines, you’ll better be prepared with your own smatphones, tablets, or laptop to entertain yourself while on air, because American Airlines is ditching seat-back screens in their new 737 Jet....
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook pushed back a little on President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration policies on Friday, protesting his call for local law enforcement to enforce immigration laws and the enforced reduction in the number of refugees entering the...
Major car manufacturers in the United States have recently informed President Donald Trump that perhaps more than 1 million jobs could be lost if the government persists with its newly implemented fuel economy standards. These auto makers are now...
Snap Inc. is nearing the date for its Initial Public Offering (IPO), and the company is reportedly meeting with ad agencies to seek huge commitments for 2017 in order to attract more investors. Snap’s Jeff Lucas is asking for...
The world’s oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, but remain the great mystery of the unknown for science. Only 5 percent of the sea floor has been topographically mapped, and this means that man has mapped more...
All of Marvel’s superhero films and television shows have proven to be juggernauts in viewership and making money. Not bad for a company that started with mere comic book heroes. Even the most obscure comic book heroes got their...
Dr. Dan Reardon has a brutal schedule with constant traveling, meetings, and speaking engagements at wellness conferences. But being the founder and CEO of UK-based personal genomics company Fitness Genes, he is doing all this to grow his startup...
Aside from robots and AI, even the modern motor car is either taking a technological shift or simply getting smarter. So while we wait for the next generation of cars to become electric or self-driving, here are a few simple...
Boeing’s new spacesuits are made to be far advanced to help astronauts in deep space travel and to advance civilian space travel. On Wednesday, Boeing unveiled a new line of stylish blue spacesuits designed for NASA astronauts that will...
Ricoh Imaging Corporation on Wednesday unveiled its new Pentax KP which is ultra-compact and a highly portable DSLR. Its features and controls can facilitate capturing really excellent images in spite of the most demanding environmental conditions. Like its predecessor,...
When Google’s Daydream Virtual Reality became available in October of last year, for the first couple of months, the tech giant worked only with a select group of developers to work on Daydream-compatible apps. Naturally, the approach allowed Google...
Robots and their artificial intelligence (AI) brains are very good at seeing, hearing, carrying out tasks, and understanding the world around them. However, robots are very much helpless when it comes to interacting with the world the way humans...
As far back as June of last year, Facebook said that it was running out of spaces to show user ads in its News Feeds. Since this is Facebook’s main money making cash cow, the social media giant thus,...
Behind the sliding glass doors of Terminal 4 at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City is the Etihad Airways’ Lounge, considered the best and most comfortable airport lounge in New York dedicated to premium passengers....
Dell has recently released its two new large touchscreen display monitors that is targeting the education and business markets. The enormous monitors definitely invite obvious comparisons with the Microsoft Surface Hub devices. However, unlike the Microsoft machines, Dell’s new...
Cyber security, data breaches, hackers, and other online attacks are almost always on the news in almost every country these days. But if you’re thinking that people would do go double time to protect their accounts and assets online...
Active social media users around the world have now reached 2.8 billion users, an increase of around 21 percent in the last 12 months, coinciding with the increase of sales of smart mobile handsets. As for mobile phone social...
Sometimes, a quiet release strategy is as effective as making so much marketing or launching noise. While Pokémon Go was filled with furor and excitement, the Pokémon Company simply and quietly launched Pokémon Duel on Tuesday by casually placing...
Social network giant Facebook has lately been heavily criticized for its role in disseminating fake news, and not doing enough to stop it. However, research shows that the notoriety of having the most fake news does not belong to...
Bio-printing technology is going in the right direction in the service of mankind as researchers in Spain have created a prototype of a 3D printer capable of mass-producing human skin. For years medical researchers have attempted, and failed, to...
The iOS 10.2.1 upgrade is an essential upgrade because it brings some important fixes to some bugs in the iOS 10 in most iPhones. However, its release isn’t really what iPhone users were expecting and this leaves many still...
There is a plan to use biometric recognition technology that involves 90 percent of passengers being processed through Australian immigration without the help of human agents. However, this plan to rely on automated airport border processing may raise some...
President Donald Trump has selected Ajit Pai to be the new FCC (Federal Communications Commission) chief. Though he needs to be reconfirmed by the Senate to receive a five-year term, this may not be a problem since Pai has...
President Trump will be adding “Skype seats” in the White House press room. In Monday’s press briefing by press secretary, Sean Spicer, it was announced that in the coming weeks for the press briefings there will be four Skype...
Now here’s further good news for drummers and musicians alike. When the Pocket Operator Synths from Teenage Engineering first came out, these cute little devices offers an affordable and fun way to create your own electronic music. It had...
A Canadian startup company has developed artificial intelligence that can analyze millions of research papers faster than human reading and provide insights to medical researchers. A charitable foundation directly funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan...
When the Resident Evil series of games debuted in 1996, it spurred a new game genre dubbed “survival horror” due to its slow-paced exploration takes with heavy surprises of zombies suddenly springing out. Resident Evil 4 was even better...
Back in the day when we were kids, some of us had home tutors. This is because homework can be very hard at times and when parents didn’t have the time to tutor their kids, or lacked the knowledge...
According to some independent news reports, Yahoo is now coming under full investigation from the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) as to why it took the search engine company so long to disclose that it was hacked, in spite...
In the past it was Apple versus Samsung, and the technology world is strewn full of lawsuit wars and hostile takeovers; never a dull moment in the tech industry. This week, Qualcomm was at the heated receiving end when...
Tesla must have something a trick up its sleeve if it’s being awfully quiet with its new creation with a new battery option. The Tesla Model S 100D is now considered the longest ranging consumer electric car, offering an...
As recent as George H. Bush’s and Barrack Obama’s inauguration as president during their times, the U.S. Secret Service and other security services tasked to guard the inauguration never had to contend with one danger: Unmanned drones. And that’s...
Finally, Samsung has given its official announcement on what everyone already knows about the Galaxy Note 7 phones catching fire in the past. As early as November of last year, independent analysts had already made the conclusion after thoroughly...
Whether you’re a techie or just a consumer looking at the new technology, you will really have a great time at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. And the main purpose of going to the show, so long as your...
Patient fans who have been waiting a long time for the new Legend of Zelda game as being advertised in the past can now breathe a sigh of relief. Nintendo has officially announced during the Nintendo Switch presentation event...
Many have heard the “voices in the wilderness” and the apocalyptic cries of the naysayers that technology is slowly stealing human jobs and will leave millions literally jobless and in poverty. But this cautious tale has been a warning...
A group of thirty security researchers have signed together an open letter that calls for The Guardian to retract a news story it published last week that claims that mobile messaging app WhatsApp has a secret “backdoor.” Unfortunately, according...
Last year in December, a hacker going through the Army’s public recruitment website stumbled upon several vulnerabilities that eventually connected to an internal Department of Defense network that should have prompted the hacker for special access credentials. By the...
Microsoft recently announced on Thursday that its customers subscribing to Windows 10 Enterprise either purchased through the company’s volume licensing program or Cloud Solution Provider program can now upgrade computers any other devices running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows...
Suprema is facial recognition technology that can perform 3,000 matches per second. This is a 300 percent increase over the speed of other existing facial recognition apps and programs. Suprema plans to be unveiled in next week’s Intersec 2017...
Most people will never admit how hooked they are on social media. For some, it has become part and parcel of their daily lives as common as a cup of coffee or checking their day’s to-do list. For many,...
Biking can be a great form of exercise and relaxation. This activity allows you to stroll around anywhere you like and enjoy different sceneries. However, it can be a problem if you enjoyed it so much yet you’ve got...
Google just recently purchased Twitter’s mobile app developer platform, called Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits SMS login system and FastLane development automation system.  Twitter launched Fabric in 2014 as a...
The recent CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017 at Las Vegas was a visual technology feast of endless gadgets that delighted the eye. But did the show also delight the ear of the visitors? Where there any technology interested in...
Peanut is a new app for mothers and potential mothers set to launch next month. It is a new London startup founded by the former Badoo deputy CEO Michelle Kennedy and Deliveroo co-founder and former CTO Greg Orlowski. Peanut...
Netflix added almost 2 million new subscribers from the United States and around 5 million subscribers from around the globe in the fourth quarter of 2016. It really seems that Netflix’s international growth is showing a really strong performance...
Palmer Luckey is the young inventor credited to be the brains behind Facebook’s VR Oculus Rift headset. However, at the recent Facebook trial, Luckey was accused in court of stealing technology from his former company that had worked with...