Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

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…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…
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Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…
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Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…
Microsoft patched 'NSA hack' Windows flaws before leak

How Microsoft patched 'NSA hack' Windows flaws

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On Friday, a group called the Shadow Brokers published details of several hacking tools, indicating they had been used by the US National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on money transfers. Reports suggested Microsoft's Windows operating system…
No, seriously. The Nokia 3310 is coming back

Seriously! The Nokia 3310 is making a comeback

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No, seriously. The Nokia 3310 is coming back The Nokia 3310 had a reputation for hardiness. You could throw it down a flight of stairs,spill a pint over it, or drop it into a pool of mud, and it would emerge unscathed. It was like the…
Google and Nokia might finally make the Android phone fans are dying for

The Twist BlackBerry and Nokia are coming back with

BlackBerry and Nokia phones are coming back with a twist The 2017 smartphone cycle is about to kick off in earnest, and there are some familiar names fighting to come back into the fold.BlackBerry and Nokia BlackBerry Mobile announced this…
The world’s most secure smartphone is here

The world’s most secure smartphone is here

If security is your main concern, BlackBerry’s new DTEK50 might be worth checking out. As the “world’s most secure smartphone,” the device offers what BlackBerry claims is unprecedented protection from prying eyes, giving consumers…