Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

12 deadly things you didn’t know your phone could do

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You can do a lot more on your mobile than browse Facebook and The Journal. We swear. Here are some functions you may not have known you have at your fingertips. 1. Shake your phone to undo an error Make a mistake? Give your phone a subtle shake…

Samsung’s most useful smartwatch ever is coming next month

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Samsung has already released five different smartwatches over the last year to varying degrees of success, but Yonhap News is reporting that the South Korean vendor is preparing to launch another in Berlin next month. Industry sources believe that…

There’s absolutely no doubt the Galaxy Note 4 is coming on September 3rd

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Samsung is getting ready to announce a couple of new flagship devices in the coming weeks, including the Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy Note 4, both destined to fight the iPhone 6 this year. The latter is Samsung’s second high-end handset of the…

Sony to challenge the Galaxy Note 4 with new Xperia Z beast of its own

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Samsung has already announced a September 3rd media event in Berlin, clearly hinting that it’ll announce the Galaxy Note 4 on that occasion , but Sony is apparently interested to ruining Samsung’s announcement with a press event of its own.…

It’s official: Your carrier is pushing you to buy a Samsung phone over an iPhone

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It’s something we’ve long suspected but now we finally have the proof we need: Your wireless carrier wants to push you to buy a Samsung smartphone over an iPhone . Kantar Worldpanel has just released a new study (PDF) confirming reports…

Even the beastly Galaxy Note 4 might not be enough to save Samsung

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When Samsung announced a 24% decline in operating profits last month, it became clear that the company was going to have to do more to reestablish dominance in the high-end phone market. The Galaxy S5 didn’t do much for growth, but Samsung…

Paedophile snared as Google scans Gmail for images of child abuse

Technology giant Google has developed state of the art software which proactively scours hundreds of millions of email accounts for images of child abuse. The breakthrough means paedophiles around the world will no longer be able to store and…

The PS4 may be too popular for its own good

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It’s hard to imagine Sony would have much to complain about given that the PlayStation 4 iscontinually toppling its competition from Nintendo and Microsoft month after month, but stock shortages, which were heavily reported around the…