• Amazon's Snowmobile Lets You Upload Data by the Truckload -- Literally - Sci-Tech Today

    Amazon's Snowmobile Lets You Upload Data by the Truckload -- Literally
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    “The internet is not something that you just dump something on,” the American senator Ted Stevens famously said in 2006. “It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes.” Ted Stevens was wrong. The internet is a big truck, and Amazon wants to drive it ...and more »
  • Chimpanzees Recognize Buttocks Like Humans Recognize Faces - Sci-Tech Today

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    Chimpanzees Recognize Buttocks Like Humans Recognize Faces
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    Chimpanzees can recognize one another from behind. Apes remember faces, too, but new research suggests chimps recognize buttocks just as well as humans recall familiar faces. Just as faces serve as an epicenter of social information, so too do chimp ...and more »
  • Apple Hit by Grab-and-Go Thieves - Sci-Tech Today

    Apple Hit by Grab-and-Go Thieves
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    If the four thieves hadn't gotten jammed up at the door on their way out of the Apple store with all their loot, they would've matched the speed of a very similar heist at the same San Francisco shop four days earlier. That one took 11 seconds. And it ...
  • the 2017 IT Security Landscape - Sci-Tech Today

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    The 2016 top cyber security trends are most likely to spill into next year, vendors say. Distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks, ransomware and misdirection are the biggest techniques cyber criminals will use in 2017. ITWeb interviewed several IT ...and more »
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  • Amazon Web Services Introduces New AI Services - Sci-Tech Today

    Amazon Web Services Introduces New AI Services
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    AWS (Amazon Web Services) introduced a handful of new artificial intelligence (AI) services at its re:Invent conference last week. Among the new products are Polly, a more lifelike text-to-speech service, Rekognition, an image analysis and face ...and more »
  • The Future of Credit-Card Security May Involve Blinking Numbers - Sci-Tech Today

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    The Future of Credit-Card Security May Involve Blinking Numbers
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    Your credit card may start winking at you soon in an effort to keep your data safe. French digital security company Oberthur Technologies, which maintains a significant design and production operation in Los Angeles, has developed a digital display ...and more »
  • Pakistan wins 3 Golds, 6 Silvers at APICTA 2016 - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Pakistan wins 3 Golds, 6 Silvers at APICTA 2016
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    TAIPEI, Taiwan: Pakistan has secured three Gold medals and six Silver medals at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2016 ceremony held in Taipei today, the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) announced this afternoon.and more »
  • Manufacturer turns stolen car into prison for thief - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Manufacturer turns stolen car into prison for thief
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    When you leave a BMW 5 Series unlocked with the keys in the ignition, most people would say you're asking for the car to be stolen. However, with state of the art technology, if your car does get stolen BMW Corporate will not only help track it down ...
    Car Thief Foiled By Police, Nap, Power Door Locks - SPD Blotter - City of SeattleSPD Blotter - City of Seattleall 30 news articles »
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  • New Macs, Lenovo Laptop Make Traditional Keyboards Touchy - Sci-Tech Today

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    New Macs, Lenovo Laptop Make Traditional Keyboards Touchy
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    Can the venerable laptop keyboard get more touchy-feely -- and in a good way? We're about to find out. Higher-end models of Apple's MacBook Pro now come with a narrow touch screen above the regular keyboard for quick access to common settings and ...
    MacBook Pro Users Express Concerns About Limited Battery LifeMac Rumorsall 135 news articles »
  • Low-Mass Supernova Triggered the Birth of the Solar System | Sci ... - Sci-Tech Today

    Low-Mass Supernova Triggered the Birth of the Solar System | Sci ...
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    The solar system has a low-mass supernova to thank for its existence. The formation of the solar system began 4.6 billion years ago with the gravitational ...and more »
  • LinkedIn's 'Net Zero Energy' Building - Sci-Tech Today

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    LinkedIn's 'Net Zero Energy' Building
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    LinkedIn has unveiled what the company says is its first "net zero energy" building at its Sunnyvale campus. The social networking company held a grand opening Nov. 16 to showcase the building at 880 W. Maude Ave. Sunnyvale Mayor Glenn Hendricks his ...and more »
  • How DirecTV Now Compares to Other Online TV Services - Sci-Tech Today

    How DirecTV Now Compares to Other Online TV Services
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    DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month. Typical cable deals get you hundreds of channels, including the major networks, sports channels, niche options ...
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  • How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet - Sci-Tech Today

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    How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet
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    Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online -- not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it. Many experts say that Republicans who generally ...
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  • Digital Assistants: Office's Future? - Sci-Tech Today

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    Digital Assistants: Office's Future?
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    Analysts at Morgan Stanley earlier this year predicted that half of US jobs will be replaced by robots in just 20 years. Elon Musk caused a Twitter storm over his fears about how artificial intelligence (AI) could soon assume control of the internet ...
    Microsoft's Home Hub ambitions aim to crush Google Home and Amazon Echo [exclusive] | Windows CentralWindows Central
    How and why Microsoft is stepping up its focus on 'families'
  • Companies Are in Short Supply of Cybersecurity Talent - Sci-Tech Today

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    Companies Are in Short Supply of Cybersecurity Talent
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    What do the FBI, Trump's hotel chain, Sony, and JP Morgan Chase all have in common? They are all companies that were hacked in 2014 and 2015, each one a reminder to the rest of us that no one is immune to the threat of criminal hackers. Just this ...and more »
  • How DirecTV Now Compares to Other Online TV Services | Sci-Tech ... - Sci-Tech Today

    How DirecTV Now Compares to Other Online TV Services | Sci-Tech ...
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    The latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages is DirecTV, joining Sling and PlayStation Vue as an online cable replacement.and more »
  • Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Startup's CEO New VP of Product - Sci-Tech Today

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    Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Startup's CEO New VP of Product
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    Right after acquiring a small startup called Yes, Twitter appointed the company's CEO as its new vice president of product. Twitter has been without an executive in that position since former product VP Kevin Weil departed in January to lead the ...and more »
  • 'Magic Mushroom' Eases Depression - Sci-Tech Today

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    'Magic Mushroom' Eases Depression
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    In findings that could pry open a door closed for nearly half a century, researchers have found that psilocybin -- a hallucinogen long used in traditional healing rituals -- eases the depression and soothes the anxiety of patients contending with ...
  • Europe okays 1.4 bn euros for Mars rover, ISS - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Europe okays 1.4 bn euros for Mars rover, ISS
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    PARIS: European ministers approved a 1.4-billion-euro ($1.5-billion) lifeline Friday for plans to place a life-seeking rover on Mars and maintain a presence on the International Space Station. Funding for the prestige projects represented a big chunk ...
    ExoMars mission funding approved even after test lander's crashThe News Internationalall 52 news articles »
  • SpaceX May Return to Flight Dec. 16 - Sci-Tech Today

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    SpaceX May Return to Flight Dec. 16
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    SpaceX could return to flight in about two weeks pending Federal Aviation Administration approval after a September explosion that destroyed one of its rockets, satellite launch Relevant Products/Services Iridium Communications Inc. said Thursday.and more »
  • Apple Wants To Fly Rings Around Google Maps with Drones - Sci-Tech Today

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    Apple Wants To Fly Rings Around Google Maps with Drones
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    Google Maps has the advantage of being around a lot longer than Apple Maps (11 years versus 4). Indeed, it was the default web mapping service for Apple users until iOS 6 debuted. And Google Maps has retained its lead, despite the availability of a ...
    Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps Data and Catch GoogleBloomberg
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  • CBS Scores NFL Digital Streaming Rights - Sci-Tech Today

    CBS Scores NFL Digital Streaming Rights
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    CBS Corp. has secured rights for NFL football games for its streaming service, CBS All Access, providing a significant boost to the two-year-old subscription digital offering. Until now, CBS had been forbidden from showing the NFL games that were ...and more »
  • HP Enterprise Disputes Claims in Rhode Island Lawsuit - Sci-Tech Today

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    HP Enterprise Disputes Claims in Rhode Island Lawsuit
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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise is defending itself against a lawsuit Rhode Island filed over an unfinished computer system, saying the company has spent nearly $34 million more than the state has paid HP Enterprise to create the system for the state's ...
  • HPE Unveils New Enterprise IoT Services - Sci-Tech Today

    HPE Unveils New Enterprise IoT Services
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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) introduced several new tools this week to help enterprises lower the cost of deploying and managing their Internet of Things (IoT) networks. The company said the new products will help companies better integrate IoT ...and more »
  • Study: Astronaut Eye Problems Blamed on Spinal Fluid | Sci-Tech ... - Sci-Tech Today

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    Study: Astronaut Eye Problems Blamed on Spinal Fluid | Sci-Tech ...
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    Scientists might have found the root cause of vision problems that affect some astronauts. Some spacefarers who stay in orbit for long periods develop blurry ...and more »
  • Scientists Design Living Organisms that Make New Chemical Bonds ... - Sci-Tech Today

    Scientists Design Living Organisms that Make New Chemical Bonds ...
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    Move over, chemists. Thanks to proteins from Icelandic bacteria, scientists managed to coax microbes into making silicon-carbon bonds, a feat that until now has ...and more »
  • Pluto's Heavy 'Heart' Yields Secrets - Sci-Tech Today

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    Pluto's Heavy 'Heart' Yields Secrets
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    Ever since NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent back the first high-resolution images of Pluto's great white heart, scientists have been puzzling over its origin. Some have suggested that the planet rolled over to ensure this particular feature wound up ...and more »
  • Netflix Lets Users Download Videos for Offline Viewing - Sci-Tech Today

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    Netflix Lets Users Download Videos for Offline Viewing
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    Netflix has begun rolling out the ability to download videos from its streaming service to smartphones and tablets for offline viewing. Offline viewing is arguably the most demanded feature by users, and one of the things that differentiated other ...
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  • Microsoft Cheers Year of 'Solid Progress' at Shareholders Meeting - Sci-Tech Today

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    Microsoft Cheers Year of 'Solid Progress' at Shareholders Meeting
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    Microsoft executives struck an upbeat tone at the company's annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, touting signs of success in the company's campaign to remain relevant in a fast-changing technology world with a new generation of software tools.and more »
  • IRS Seeks Names of Virtual Currency Users in Tax Probe - Sci-Tech Today

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    IRS Seeks Names of Virtual Currency Users in Tax Probe
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    The IRS obtained a court order Wednesday allowing it to seek the names of people who may have failed to pay taxes on virtual currency exchanged through a San Francisco company. The order allows the agency to issue a summons on Coinbase Inc. for the ...
    Court Authorizes Service of John Doe Summons Seeking the Identities of U.S. Taxpayers Who Have Used Virtual ...US Department of Justiceall 75 news articles&
  • 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Shown To Ease Depression in Cancer Patients - Sci-Tech Today

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    'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Shown To Ease Depression in Cancer Patients
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    In findings that could pry open a door closed for nearly half a century, researchers have found that psilocybin -- a hallucinogen long used in traditional healing rituals -- eases the depression and soothes the anxiety of patients contending with ...
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  • EPA Tries To Fast-Track Fuel Economy Standards - Sci-Tech Today

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    EPA Tries To Fast-Track Fuel Economy Standards
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    Despite protests from the auto industry, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to keep strict gas mileage targets in place and is trying to fast-track those standards before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. In a proposal on ...and more »
  • Nokia Plans Smartphone Return with New Android Devices - Sci-Tech Today

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    Nokia Plans Smartphone Return with New Android Devices
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    After years of multiple corporate makeovers, Finland-based Nokia, once the world's largest seller of mobile phones, plans to re-enter the market in 2017 with a new lineup of Android-powered smartphones. HMD Global Oy, a new Finnish brand that is now ...
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  • 20 years ago: Hot sci/tech images from 1996 - Network World

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    20 years ago: Hot sci/tech images from 1996
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    As we wind down 2016, we thought it would be fascinating to take a look at what some of the hot topics were 20 years ago. What we found are monkeys in space; a heaping helping of interesting computer news from the old Comdex trade show; Bill Gates in ...
  • Spinal Fluid Hurts Astronaut Vision - Sci-Tech Today

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    Spinal Fluid Hurts Astronaut Vision
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    Scientists might have found the root cause of vision problems that affect some astronauts. Some spacefarers who stay in orbit for long periods develop blurry vision along with a suite of physical changes. Now, a team of researchers said that the ...
    Astronaut vision may be impaired by spinal fluid changes: studyGeo News, Pakistan
    Astronaut eye problems blamed on spinal fluidBBC Newsall 61 news articles »
  • Dino-Killing Asteroid Made Rocks Behave Like Liquid | Sci-Tech ... - Sci-Tech Today

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    Dino-Killing Asteroid Made Rocks Behave Like Liquid | Sci-Tech ...
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    A study of the massive crater that formed when an asteroid crashed into Earth 66 million years ago, wiping out all nonavian dinosaurs and most life on the planet ...and more »
  • Ancient Rocks Offer Glimpse of Life Before Oxygen - Sci-Tech Today

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    Ancient Rocks Offer Glimpse of Life Before Oxygen
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    Scientists have found fossil evidence of bacteria in ancient rocks at two separate locations in South Africa. The findings offer a glimpse of life on Earth prior to the advent of oxygen abundance. "These are the oldest reported fossil sulfur bacteria ...
    Ancient life forms that survived without oxygen foundIANSall 37 news articles »
  • How Connectivity Transformed Cyber Monday - Sci-Tech Today

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    How Connectivity Transformed Cyber Monday
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    The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list -- but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem. Shoppers who have ...and more »
  • Financial Phishing Threats To Spike - Sci-Tech Today

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    Financial Phishing Threats To Spike
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    The holiday season may experience rise in the number of financial phishing attacks, Kaspersky Lab ZAO [announced]. Retrospective research by Kaspersky Lab specialists shows that "over the last few years, the holiday period was marked by an increase in ...
  • AMD Preps Zen CPU, Reigniting Chip War with Intel - Sci-Tech Today

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    AMD Preps Zen CPU, Reigniting Chip War with Intel
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    Microsoft has patched flaws that attackers could exploit to compromise all Azure Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances. Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he ...and more »
  • Pakistan setting up worlds biggest solar park - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Pakistan setting up worlds biggest solar park
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    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid on Tuesday said Pakistan is setting up world's largest 1,000 MW solar park as part of its plans to promote renewable energy. Pakistan has also enacted National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act ...and more »
  • UK Bill Requiring Firms To Store Web Histories Becomes Law - Sci-Tech Today

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    UK Bill Requiring Firms To Store Web Histories Becomes Law
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    A contentious internet surveillance bill that creates databases of Britons' online activity has become law -- though the government says some of its provisions still need "extensive testing" before taking effect. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow ...
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  • Toyota Says New Technology Means Longer Battery Life - Sci-Tech Today

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    Toyota Says New Technology Means Longer Battery Life
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    Toyota Motor Corp. has developed a new way of observing the movements of tiny particles in batteries used to power electric vehicles -- an advance it says will help boost their cruise range by 10 percent to 15 percent. Toyota engineer Hisao Yamashige ...and more »
  • Intel To Provide Computing Power for Delphi Autonomous Cars - Sci-Tech Today

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    Intel To Provide Computing Power for Delphi Autonomous Cars
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    Auto parts and electronics maker Delphi Corp. has signed a deal with Intel to buy high-powered computer processors for Delphi's future autonomous-vehicle systems. Delphi says Intel's added computing capacity will be needed as autonomous-car systems ...and more »
  • HPE Demos 'The Machine' Next-Gen Memory-Driven Computing - Sci-Tech Today

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    HPE Demos 'The Machine' Next-Gen Memory-Driven Computing
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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is betting that a prototype for a new type of system architecture will lead to computers that are several orders of magnitude faster and more powerful than current systems. The new architecture, dubbed memory-driven ...and more »
  • Ukraine unveils worlds largest moveable safety dome over Chernobyl - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Ukraine unveils worlds largest moveable safety dome over Chernobyl
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    CHERNOBYL: Ukraine on Tuesday unveiled the world´s largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant´s doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations. The gigantic arch soars 108 metres (355 feet) ...and more »
  • Apple to launch radical new iPhone - Geo News, Pakistan

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    Apple to launch radical new iPhone
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    Apple is set to Wow the world with a number of new features in its new iPhone, Forbes quoted credible sources. In 2017 three not two iPhones will be launched including a 5.8 inch model. The new body will have a glass unibody chassis. There will be ...
    Apple iPhone With Curved Screen Could Come as Soon as Next YearWall Street Journalall 520 news articles »
  • Azure User Saves Microsoft from RHEL Disaster - Sci-Tech Today

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    Azure User Saves Microsoft from RHEL Disaster
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    Microsoft has patched flaws that attackers could exploit to compromise all Azure Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances. Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he ...and more »
  • California Targets Dairy Cows To Combat Global Warming - Sci-Tech Today

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    California Targets Dairy Cows To Combat Global Warming
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    California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Despite strong opposition from farmers, Gov. Jerry Brown signed ...and more »
  • Financial support for best Belarus-China joint sci-tech projects - Belarus News (BelTA)

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    Financial support for best Belarus-China joint sci-tech projects
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    MINSK, 29 November (BelTA) – The best joint sci-tech projects of young scientists from Belarus and China will get financial support, Chairman of the State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin said at the Belarusian-Chinese youth ...and more »