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Finland To Begin its Universal Income Experiment

Finland To Begin its Universal Income Experiment

2017 is certainly going to be a year of great experiments. While the US transitions into an unlikely, unexpected, and unprecedented presidency, Finland will begin a program to give its citizens a fixed income regardless of their wealth... 
Google Strikes Deal to Store Data in Cuba

Google Strikes Deal to Store Data in Cuba

The trade embargoes down (and Castro gone), Google and the Cuban government have  just inked a deal that will allow for the internet giant to provide faster access to its data by installing more servers on the island. These servers... 
WHO Europe Report Warns Over Dangerous Digital Advertising Pushing Children To Eat Unhealthy Foods

WHO Europe Report Warns Over Dangerous Digital Advertising Pushing Children To Eat Unhealthy Foods

On Friday, experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the children in Europe are overwhelmed with hidden digital advertising and marketing that promotes fatty, sugary, salty foods that are bad for their growing bodies... 
OxygenOS 3.1 beta is out; is based Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

OxygenOS 3.1 beta is out; is based Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

With the base of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, the highly anticipated OxygenOS 3.1.0 is out in the form of a community or a beta edition providing OnePlus owners the chance to get their hands dirty. Featuring the August 1 security... 
New lithium metal batteries will last twice as long, scientists claim

New lithium metal batteries will last twice as long, scientists claim

Batteries are the lifeline of consumer electronics and as scientists search for longer-lasting batteries, at least one company has found a solution that can be commercialised to make batteries last twice as long as the current ones. SolidEnergy... 
NASA’s asteroid sample return mission to Bennu scheduled

NASA’s asteroid sample return mission to Bennu scheduled

It is not everyday that we get to hear about missions to asteroids and that’s the reason behind recent excitement in the world of astronomy as US space agency NASA has confirmed that its OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission... 
[Video] Textiles that self-heal could be a reality soon

[Video] Textiles that self-heal could be a reality soon

Scientists have managed to create self-healing textiles in lab setting showing that it could be one day possible to create such heal-healing protective textiles for use in military, hazardous industries and even agriculture. Scientists... 
Study unravels new form of light; paves way for circuits that work on photons

Study unravels new form of light; paves way for circuits that work on photons

Researchers have unravelled a new form of light previously unknown and this finding could pave way for circuitry that work on photons rather than electrons. Researchers at Imperial College London revealed through their study published... 
Scientists inch ahead towards general-purpose quantum computers

Scientists inch ahead towards general-purpose quantum computers

Scientists have inched towards general-purpose quantum computers thanks to a recent development involving programmable ions and reconfigurable computer module. Published in journal Nature, the latest study while doesn’t take... 
Single actuator wave-like robot can crawl, climb and swim

Single actuator wave-like robot can crawl, climb and swim

Ever saw a robot that can not only crawl and swim, but can also climb without the need for changing its shape? You wouldn’t have because there wasn’t one until now. Scientists at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev... 
Bugatti Chiron to be showcased at London showroom

Bugatti Chiron to be showcased at London showroom

Bugatti is giving its customers in the UK the chance to get up close with the company’s latest car – the Chiron – at its first showroom in London. The store located on Bruton Street in Mayfair, London has been pegged... 
NIST clarifies its stand on SMS in relation to two-factor authentication

NIST clarifies its stand on SMS in relation to two-factor authentication

Time and again media companies have proved that they could be the worst when it comes to spreading half-truths and they have done it again and this time it was NIST who was the target. The National Institute of Standards and Technology... 
ESA switches off its radio link to Philae comet lander

ESA switches off its radio link to Philae comet lander

The European Space Agency (ESA) has switched off its radio link to Philae comet lander – one of the steps it says is in preparation to Rosetta’s end of the mission. The radio link was effectively the Electrical Support... 
Faster, cheaper internet made possible with mid-wavelength infrared

Faster, cheaper internet made possible with mid-wavelength infrared

In this day and age of the Internet, there is a huge load on the traditional cable based data communications across the globe and to reduce this load, researchers have proposed use of Free-space optical (FSO) communication. FSO is... 
Nikon unleashes its autofocus 105mm NIKKOR f/1.4E ED lens

Nikon unleashes its autofocus 105mm NIKKOR f/1.4E ED lens

Nikon has introduced its latest autofocus 105mm NIKKOR f/1.4E ED lens – a lens it says is directed towards professional photographers. Priced at $2,199.95 (SRP), the 105mm NIKKOR f/1.4E ED lens is being pegged as the fast, full-frame... 
Electrical properties of solar cells enhanced by water, study finds

Electrical properties of solar cells enhanced by water, study finds

A new study has revealed that moisture plays a huge role behind the increase in electrical properties of perovskite solar cells thereby indicating that more research in this direction could help break the 22 per cent efficiency barrier... 
Multiplay to host Titanfall 2

Multiplay to host Titanfall 2

Multiplayer experience for Titanfall 2 will be reaching new heights with Respawn Entertainment partnering with Multiplay to host Titanfall 2. The whole deal is said to be a significant win for Multiplay which is a wholly owned subsidiary... 
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... 
Nintendo NX to pack Nvidia goodies inside and not AMD

Nintendo NX to pack Nvidia goodies inside and not AMD

Nintendo NX has been announced and while the exact details about what it features are yet to be unravelled there are reports that it will be Nvidia’s processor that will be powering the guts of the new console from the Japanese...