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…

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…

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…

Warren Buffett gives employees one thing they need to be successful

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Working for Warren Buffett isn’t just about reporting to a fun-loving billionaire who loves soft drinks and ice cream. Rather, it’s about having a career where the boss gives you the one thing you really need to be successful: time to do…

Amazon Just Made It Easier to Get Free Shipping

Free shipping is now easier to come by for Amazon shoppers: The e-retail giant quietly dropped the minimum purchase requirement for free standard shipping to $25 for most orders. Customers do not need to subscribe to the $99-per-year Amazon…

10 things to learn about money in 10 minutes that can change your life

Setting aside a few minutes to tackle these lessons can only put you that much closer to finishing rich. You should calculate your net worth at least twice a year. (GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock) If learning how to build…

Naira gains record 12.36 % in one week 

The Naira recorded an appreciation of 12.36 per cent at the parallel market in the last one week, newsmen report. Newsmen report that the Naira traded at N440 last Monday while it closed at N390 to the dollar on Friday. In the week under…
Nearly $2 billion has been wiped off bitcoin’s value in three days all because of a fork

Nearly $2 billion has been wiped off bitcoins value in days

Nearly $2 billion has been wiped off bitcoins value in three days all because of a fork Just under $2 billion has been wiped off the value of bitcoin (Exchange: BTC=-USS) in under three days as a fight over the future of the technology underpinning…

China Wants To Block The World's Internet Access 

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Who Controls The Internet? China’s ‘Great Firewall’ To Block World’s Web Access, Foreign Affairs Ministry Says China revealed a new idea for the rest of the world Thursday: A way to spread its own so-called “Great Firewall” to…

How Naira Went From N525/$1 To N400/$1 In 3 Days

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The Naira has made appreciable gains against the dollar in the last couple of hours. Here’s the back story to it all. This time last week, the Naira was in a race of its own for the bottom. Nigeria’s currency just couldn’t be stopped. At…

Nigeria may devalue naira this year

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​Nigeria will devalue its currency, the naira, later this year in an effort to improve liquidity and close the gap between the official and exchange parallel markets, a Reuters poll has shown. That expectation by seven of the nine economists…