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No More Confusing Food Expiration Labels!

No More Confusing Food Expiration Labels!

Consumers across America share frustration over food labels; or, more specifically, “expiration” labels. These are the markers that often include the terms “sell by” and “best if used by” among others.  These are not actually... 
EPA Holds Strong Against Automaker’s Bid to Lessen Fuel Efficiency Standards

EPA Holds Strong Against Automaker’s Bid to Lessen Fuel Efficiency Standards

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a bid from US automakers to soften fuel efficiency standards, that demand mileage increases, by 2025. This is a measure set forth by the Obama Administration which determined... 
Is Nintendo Prepping to Release a mini Classic SNES Edition?

Is Nintendo Prepping to Release a mini Classic SNES Edition?

The massive popularity of Nintendo’s miniature NES Classic edition demonstrates great consumer enthusiasm all things retro gaming. Of course, if you look at the indie game dev market it is also pretty easy to see just how much... 
Is Russian Government Behind Several Election-Related Spear Phishing Attacks?

Is Russian Government Behind Several Election-Related Spear Phishing Attacks?

It looks like think tank organizations and NGOs have been the victim of a massive spear phishing attack. Lipman chair of emerging technologies at the Council on Foreign Relations, Adam Segal, tweeted: “Think tanks being targeted... 
Uber and Anheuser-Busch Achieve First Successful Automated Beer Run

Uber and Anheuser-Busch Achieve First Successful Automated Beer Run

So, the innovative thinkers of Silicon Valley have been known to pursue some eccentric projects but a new Uber test might not have been on anyone’s radar. That’s because, the Uber-owned self-driving vehicle operation, Otto,... 
Samsung Buys Siri Developer Viv Labs To Pursue AI Virtual Assistants

Samsung Buys Siri Developer Viv Labs To Pursue AI Virtual Assistants

It appears that technology giant Samsung is shifting gears, in this case turning their attention to personal assistants. This week, the company acquired the startup founded by Chris Brigham, Adam Cheyer, and Dag Kittlaus known as Viv... 
IMF Says Global Debt Has Hit $152 Trillion

IMF Says Global Debt Has Hit $152 Trillion

The International Monetary Fund has released a report claiming that global debt has reached a record high $152 trillion. Furthermore, the agency claims that this massive—and still growing—debt continues to press down on international... 
Will EU Officially Scrap Telecom Roaming Time Limits and Charges?

Will EU Officially Scrap Telecom Roaming Time Limits and Charges?

On Wednesday, the European Commission proposed abolishing time limits on charge-free mobile phone roaming, which has been included in next year’s plan which has already been set to abolish similar tariffs. Two weeks ago, Commission... 
Tech Industry Unites To Support Microsoft in US Government “Sneak-and-Peek” Privacy Case

Tech Industry Unites To Support Microsoft in US Government “Sneak-and-Peek” Privacy Case

Apple Inc., Google, Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft may be both direct and indirect competitors in the highly volatile tech industry, but that doesn’t mean they are all bitter enemies. On the contrary, large companies like these... 
Coca-Cola Becomes the First Fortune 500 Company to Replenish All Global Water Use

Coca-Cola Becomes the First Fortune 500 Company to Replenish All Global Water Use

The Coca-Cola system—in conjunction with its bottling partners (collectively the Coca-Cola System) announced today they have met their goal of replenishing all of the water they use in their products. Of course, this does not mean... 
MIT Research Team Develop Shape-Memory Polymers With 3D Printers

MIT Research Team Develop Shape-Memory Polymers With 3D Printers

Through a new process called microstereolithography, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in conjunction with work from the Singapore University of Technology and Design, have been able to print micron-scale three-dimensional... 
Google Brings on Airbnb’s Shaun Stewart To Head Commercialization of Autonomous Vehicles

Google Brings on Airbnb’s Shaun Stewart To Head Commercialization of Autonomous Vehicles

When Google lost Chris Urmson earlier this month, it might have seemed that the self-driving car project would be derailed without its chief technical officer. But Google has bounced back in a unique—in true Google fashion—by bringing... 
BlackBerry DTEK50’s battery life could be an ugly duckling

BlackBerry DTEK50’s battery life could be an ugly duckling

Reports indicate that BlackBerry DTEK50’s battery life may not be one of its assets and medium to heavy users could find it difficult to have their phones last all day without a recharge. BlackBerry’s hardware business... 
Gaming camera could help evaluate walking difficulties of MS patients

Gaming camera could help evaluate walking difficulties of MS patients

Canadian researchers have suggested through a new study that a commonly used gaming device could be used to evaluate walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and thereby help in treatment of MS patients. The study by... 
Steam outs Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC specs

Steam outs Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC specs

The wait is finally over for those looking to get a copy of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on their PC as Steam has revealed specifications of the upcoming title. Anyone with a descent enough PC will be able to play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided... 
Silverspot butterflies released by Oregon zoo [Watch Video]

Silverspot butterflies released by Oregon zoo [Watch Video]

Oregon Zoo has been working towards restoring the population of silverspot butterflies in the wild and in a step in the direction, its officials have released hundreds of butterflies. The work is being carried out by the Zoo in collaboration... 
Most volcanic activity on Mercury stopped about 3.5 billion years ago

Most volcanic activity on Mercury stopped about 3.5 billion years ago

Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped some 3.5 billion years ago suggesting that the planet has had a long quiet period geologically as compared to Venus, Mars and Earth. Researchers from North Carolina State University used crater... 
Air pollution may shorten survival of lung cancer patients

Air pollution may shorten survival of lung cancer patients

Air pollution has been linked to higher incidence of lung cancer and now a new study has shown that it may very well be shortening the survival of lung cancer patients. The study published in journal Thorax is an attempt to look at... 
Possible source of mercury in Antarctic sea ice found

Possible source of mercury in Antarctic sea ice found

Scientists have said that the possible source of the toxic methylmercury – a more potent neurotoxin – in sea ice in the Southern Ocean are sea-ice bacteria. Published in journal Nature Microbiology, the new study by researchers... 
No Pokémon Go for Israeli soldiers while on a military base

No Pokémon Go for Israeli soldiers while on a military base

The addictive Pokémon Go has managed to take on military bases as well and while the game may not sound dangerous, he Israeli military is taking no chances and has banned the game for soldiers while they are on a military base. The... 
Pokémon Go: Where are the shiny Pokémons?

Pokémon Go: Where are the shiny Pokémons?

Pokémon Go has already found itself one of the greatest fan following and userbase in a matter of weeks. With users always on the lookout for rare Pokémons, avid fans who have been Pokémon fans since they were kids are asking one... 
Companies can’t ignore human and environmental aspects of IT anymore

Companies can’t ignore human and environmental aspects of IT anymore

The first feelings that IT systems invoke are mechanical and technical and for too long companies have been focusing on these two aspects, but a new study says human and environment aspects are very important as well and companies...