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World's first battery-free cell phone developed in US World's first battery-free cell phone developed in US

The new technology takes advantage of tiny vibrations in a phone's microphone or speaker


There are four types of Facebook users: Study There are four types of Facebook users: Study

To answer this, the team compiled a list of 48 statements to identify potential reasons as to why people use Facebook


Pizza bytes! Pakistan enchanted by first robot waitresses Pizza bytes! Pakistan enchanted by first robot waitresses

Pakistan's first robot waitresses are serving up smiles for customers at an upscale pizza restaurant in the ancient city of Multan


Soon, smartphone app could detect fake products Soon, smartphone app could detect fake products

The new invention has been made possible through pioneering work on the thinnest, strongest and versatile material, graphene


Qualcomm steps up legal battle with Apple, asks iPhone ban Qualcomm steps up legal battle with Apple, asks iPhone ban

Responding to the latest legal actions, Apple repeated its allegations against Qualcomm


Nano-satellite ‘Brac Onnesha’ starts orbiting Earth Nano-satellite ‘Brac Onnesha’ starts orbiting Earth

The satellite, which is staying about 400 kms above the Earth surface, is taking 90 minutes to orbit the Earth


Mars soil may be toxic to alien life Mars soil may be toxic to alien life

  The surface of Mars contains a toxic cocktail of chemicals that can wipe out living organisms,…


Tesla to build world's largest lithium ion battery in Australia Tesla to build world's largest battery

The battery will protect South Australia from the kind of energy crisis which famously blacked out the state


New 3-D chip combines computing, data storage New 3-D chip combines computing, data storage

The new prototype chip uses multiple nanotechnologies, together with a new 3-D computer architecture, to reverse this trend


Cheryl Yeoh: 'It was sexual harassment at the highest level' Sexual harassment by Silicon Valley investor!

Cheryl Yeoh explains why she decided to talk publicly about the incident, which took place in 2014, and what she thinks needs to change


SpaceX successfully launches 3rd satellite in 12 days SpaceX successfully launches 3rd satellite in 12 days

The rocket blasts off on Wednesday evening at 7.38 p.m. (local time) from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida


H-Bots Robotics in process of making a 'police robot' H-Bots Robotics in process of making a 'police robot'

The robot moves only on wheels, their robot can walk, recognise people, take complaints and diffuse bombs as well


New earplugs let you answer phone calls with your smile New earplugs let you answer phone calls with your smile

Modern mobile devices are usually controlled by means of a touch screen


Uber is dealt a fresh blow in European legal case Uber is dealt a fresh blow in European legal case

This year alone, the company has grappled with a sexual harassment scandal and the resignation last month of its chief executive, Travis Kalanick


'Little Cub' galaxy may unlock secrets of early universe

'Little Cub' galaxy may unlock secrets of early universe

  Astronomers have spotted a primitive galaxy called 'Little Cub' - located 50 million…


SpaceX craft returns to Earth after 2nd space station trip SpaceX craft returns to Earth after 2nd space station trip

SpaceX, based in Hawthorne, California, is working to reuse as many parts of its rockets and spacecraft as possible to slash launch costs


iPhone 8 may drop 'Touch ID iPhone 8 may drop 'Touch ID

Apple is predicted to roll out three iPhone models this fall, including an all-new design 5.2-inch, OLED iPhone and LCD models at 4.7 inch and 5.5 inc


Facebook can track your internet browsing: US judge Facebook can track your internet browsing: US judge

The lawsuit argues that the tracking violated federal and state laws on privacy and wiretapping by storing digital cookies on users' internet browsers


Robots to aid tourists, clean floors at South Korean airport Robots to aid tourists, clean floors at South Korean airport

A jumbo cleaning robot will help cleaning staff swab the wide expanses of floors in the airport west of Seoul


Scientists developing heat-resistant 'cows of the future' Scientists developing heat-resistant 'cows of the future'

More than half the cattle in the world lives in hot and humid environments


Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study Smartphones are changing how humans walk: Study

The team notes that phone users adopted a cautious and exaggerated stepping strategy, which involved lifting their lead foot higher and slower


Samsung to sell refurbished note 7 Smartphone Samsung to sell refurbished note 7 Smartphone

The Note 7 was recalled last year because its batteries would overheat and catch fire


'Brain training' app may improve memory

'Brain training' app may improve memory

The researchers tests the effects of the game on patients with aMCI which was described as the transitional stage between healthy ageing and dementia


Microsoft set to announce thousands of job cuts: report Microsoft set to announce thousands of job cuts: report

The technology giant cut 7,800 jobs in 2015, and 4,700 last year


Hawking says Trump's climate stance could damage Earth Hawking says Trump's climate stance could damage Earth

Prof Hawking says the action could put Earth onto a path that turns it into a hothouse planet like Venus


Steve Jobs did not invent the iPhone Steve Jobs did not invent the iPhone

The iPhone just turned 10 years old, and if you were anywhere near a magazine, newspaper, or screen—swipeable…


Facebook drone could one day provide global internet access Facebook drone could one day provide global internet access

The drone runs mostly on autopilot, but there are manned ground crews to manage certain maneuvers


200-million-year-old giant dragonfly fossil found 200-million-year-old giant dragonfly fossil found

It was discovered in Junggar Basin in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 2013


Forgotten city discovered in Ethiopia Forgotten city discovered in Ethiopia

  Archaeologists have uncovered an ancient, forgotten city in Ethiopia that unveils the origin…


Apple iPhone turns 10

Apple iPhone turns 10

The very concept of the iPhone came as a surprise to some of Apple’s suppliers a decade ago


Smartphones can reduce brain power Smartphones can reduce brain power

The researchers find that participants with their phones in another room significantly outperformed those with their phones on the desk


New firewall protects smartphones from security threat

New firewall protects smartphones from security threat

Some 400 million people change their phone's components, such as touchscreens, chargers, and battery or sensor assemblies


NASA detects drop in forest fires worldwide NASA detects drop in forest fires worldwide

Across Africa, fires collectively burned an area about half the size of the continental US every year


Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030 Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

The idea is to first join a NASA-led mission in 2025 to build a space station in the moon's orbit


Hackers can steal PINs, passwords from your brainwaves: Study Hackers can steal PINs, passwords from your brainwaves: Study

They could also raise significant security and privacy threats as companies work to develop even more advanced brain-computer interface technology


Jaguar unveils the most powerful model in its history Jaguar unveils the most powerful model in its history

With a 600 HP 5.0-liter V8 engine & an 8-speed automatic gearbox, it can hit top speeds of over 320km/h & accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds


Could Apple's next big thing be a car? Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

Speculation about an Apple Car became the stuff of myth, with much talk and little evidence until recently


Orbiting supermassive black holes discovered for first time Orbiting supermassive black holes discovered for first time

Astronomers have essentially been able to plot their trajectory and confirm that these black holes are in orbit with one another


NASA a step closer to building quieter supersonic X-plane NASA a step closer to building quieter supersonic X-plane

QueSST is the initial design stage of the agency's planned Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) experimental airplane

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