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…

Social Media Trolls David Moyes After Claiming the Most Obvious Thing in Football History

Poor David Moyes, he really can't seem to do anything right at the moment.   The Scot has come a long way since he was regarded as a tactical genius at Everton, who managed to get the club competing with England's elite on a shoestring…

Herrera talks up Manchester derby importance

"It will be key." Ander Herrera refuses to play down the importance of the upcoming Manchester derby. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera labelled his side's derby clash against City as the "game of the season". Ahead of their trip…

Wenger in jovial mood over Arsenal future

Arsenal's win over Manchester City has seemingly boosted morale at the club as Arsene Wenger was all smiles when asked about his future. Arsene Wenger was in a jovial mood when questioned about his future at Arsenal, but could not give any…

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos Reveals What He Told Gerard Pique After Being Sent Off in El Clasico

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos has revealed that he spoke to Gerard Pique about the Barcelona defender's attempt to put pressure on referees after being sent off for a two-footed challenge on Lionel Messi in Sundays' El Clasico. Zinedine…