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Apple Hires Top Virtual Reality Expert

Virtual reality is one of the big developments in recent years, with much hype surrounding Facebook’s soon-to-be-released Oculus Rift. Alongside this, other companies ...

January 23, 2016 at 10:17 pm by

See How This Robot Is Able to Improve Its ‘Mini-Robots’ with Each Generation

Researchers at the University of Cambridge seem to be studying how evolution took place and are apparently using a ‘mother’ robot for that. The robotic arm in ...

August 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Researchers Prove How They Can Stop a Corvette with a Simple Text Message

Since a couple of hackers found a way to remotely control a Crysler, we’ve heard a lot of similar successful attempts on other vehicles. The latest comes from ...

August 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm by

Stationary Electric Vehicle Batteries May Be Getting Much Cheaper Than Anticipated

Have you heard the big headline in the electric car market? No? Well, some of you might have heard that Tesla is now selling its own stationery storage batteries. But you ...

July 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

FBI Claims Security Researcher Was Able to Issue Commands to Engines

Security on planes has always been an issue, be it from people leaving their electronic devices on during flights or people making threats via social media. So when the FBI ...

May 17, 2015 at 5:28 am by

Astronauts Might Be Able to Play with Lasers from the International Space Station Soon

According to ScienceDirect, a few researchers have come up with a plan to turn the International Space Station into a defence system against asteroids or other ‘orbiting ...

April 18, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

Researcher Found Flaw Which Could Have Been Used to Erase Every Video on YouTube

Software developer Kamil Hismatullin has discovered a security flaw in YouTube that apparently granted him the power to delete any video he wanted. This means that he had the ...

April 3, 2015 at 10:58 am by
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Internet Access Makes You Think You Are Smarter than You Actually Are

Yale University has made a study regarding the psychological impact of searching for answers on the internet, having some interesting results regarding people and how well ...

April 2, 2015 at 8:58 pm by

Scientists Come up with Perfume That Smells Better the More You Sweat

Scientist at Queen’s University Belfast have apparently developed the first-ever perfume delivery system which ensures that the more a person sweats, the better they ...

April 2, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

Researchers Say Facebook Tracking Violates European Union Privacy Law

Facebook had a lot of privacy concerns in the past, and it looks like they just keep on coming. Researchers from the Belgium data protection agency have also determined that ...

April 2, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Hacker Diverts Traffic from 19 ISPs to Steal a Large Sum of Bitcoins

It is said that researchers over at Dell’s SecureWorks security division have uncovered a series of hacking attempts in which a bitcoin thief redirected a portion of ...

August 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm by

Yahoo Starting to Add User Encryption to Its Email Service

Yahoo has announced that it will offer end-to-end encryption for its email services. The recent change seems to have been triggered by Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks, more ...

August 7, 2014 at 11:46 pm by

Nvidia Researcher Discovers a Way to Quadruple Future VR Headset Resolution

A researcher from NVIDIA has apparently discovered a new manufacturing technique which could quadruple the perceived resolution of virtual reality gear in the future. The ...

July 28, 2014 at 11:04 pm by

Revolutionary Chemical Iris Could Bring Smaller Cameras to Smartphones

A normal iris has physical blades which move in order to change the amount of light entering the lens. More light enters when wider and less when closing down. The same ...

July 24, 2014 at 9:11 pm by

Forget the T-800, MIT and Google’s Boston Dynamics Are Said To Work on T-1000 Robots

There have been talk of future robots resembling the T-800 model from the Terminator series for some time now. Yet, no company has even arrived close to a design, yet alone a ...

July 14, 2014 at 5:42 pm by

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