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…
AeroMobil's flying car

Coming to a road near you: AeroMobil's flying car preparing for take-off(PICTURES and Video)

AeroMobil's car on display in Frankfurt Credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg More It looks a more sophisticated outfit than the one used by the Bond villain – a Matador sports car fitted with wings, which the assassin used to evade…
'crisis mode'

How America's tech giants reached 'crisis mode'

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This week, ProPublica revealed that Facebook (FB) had, until recently, let advertisers target the news feeds of people who expressed interest in anti-Semitic topics like “How to burn Jews.” This was just the latest PR disaster for the…
Rise Of China's Xiaomi

The Rise And Rise Of China's Xiaomi In India

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A couple of years ago in 2015, MIT Technology Review ranked Xiaomi number 2 on their list of 50 Smartest Companies -- a list that also had companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft who were rated far below the Chinese smartphone and smart…
most important programming languages to learn

Which are the most important programming languages to learn? Developers reveal their top five

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The number of programming languages is so vast it can be tricky to know which to focus on, so here are the languages that developers say are a must. JavaScript and Java were jointly ranked as the most important languages for programmers to learn,…
the rise of Iranian-Americans

Why the rise of Iranian-Americans in tech is no surprise

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Longtime Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has put Iranians and Iranian-Americans in the spotlight. In part, that's because the 48-year-old, just elected to become Uber's new CEO, fled Iran with his family at age 9 to escape the Iranian…
Google's stance on neo-Nazis

Digital rights group warns that Google's stance on neo-Nazis is 'dangerous'

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation warns the decision by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare to expel white supremacist site the Daily Stormer from their services has worrying free speech implications. Google's stance on neo-Nazis In a statement…
Snapchat

Google reportedly offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat

Nerdy Google has failed at social time and time again, so it considered buying teen sensation Snapchat. The search giant held informal talks with Snap and floated an offer of $30 billion in 2016 before Snap's last funding round, and just before…
mental health crisis

New Nokia 8 Leaks Hide A Major Advantage

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As I wrote over the weekend, HMD Global's upcoming Nokia 8 is not at the cutting edge of style of fashion.  Arguably the whole Nokia range of Android-powered devices from HMD are competent rather than challenging. They don’t rely on edge…