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…
Us Spy plane intercepted by Chinese jets in 'unsafe' incident

US spy plane intercepted by Chinese jets in 'unsafe' incident

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An American spy plane came within 200 metres of a scrambled Chinese fighter jet near Hong Kong, according to US officials. The P-3 Orion surveillance plane was in international airspace when it attracted the attention of two…

How China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations

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WASHINGTON — The Chinese government systematically dismantled C.I.A. spying operations in the country starting in 2010, killing or imprisoning more than a dozen sources over two years and crippling intelligence gathering there for years afterward. Current…

Five United States Presidents With The Shortest Tenure In History

President Donald Trump has served as the commander-in-chief of the United States for just about four months now. He has more than 1,300 days left in his current term and after that would very likely run for another. With a 40 percent approval…

What Obama Thinks About Trump: ‘He’s Nothing But A...,’ Sources Say

​Former President Barack Obama apparently thinks current President Donald Trump is a bullshitter, sources told People Magazine Wednesday. The POTUS found himself in hot water Tuesday, for what seemed like the millionth time, after the Washington…

Trump To Address Muslim Leaders In Saudi Arabia: 5 Anti-Muslim Comments By The President

​Donald Trump will address dozens of Muslim leaders on “hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam” during his first foreign trip as president, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Tuesday. This comes after the president was criticized…
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How Popular is Trump? Latest Approval Rating Plummets as White Supporters Flee

It's no secret President Donald Trump isn't popular with the majority of Americans, but a new poll this week shows he is beginning to lose some of the demographics that thrust him into the White House.  The Quinnipiac University survey…

Trump says he 'came up with' a phrase that has been around for centuries

​President Donald Trump claimed in a recent interview that he "came up with" the phrase "prime the pump." In an interview with The Economist published Thursday, Trump said he would be fine with his proposed tax cuts increasing the deficit…

HOW IS THE CIA WORKING TO STOP NORTH KOREA?

Following North Korea’s threats against the CIA, as well as others that it calls “dens of evil on this planet,” the agency has established a Korea Mission Center within its headquarters in Langley, Virginia. The center, which the CIA…