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…
Mark Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for the smartphone

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…
Mark Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for the smartphone

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…

Is Apple’s iPhone 8 going to bring back the headphone jack

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Rumors surrounding Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 have been swirling for months now, and it seems like most of the major bases have been covered. The tenth-anniversary iPhone will seemingly sport a bold new design with glass panels on the front…

The 22-year-old who saved the world from a malware virus has been named

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The 22-year-old who slowed down the spread of a malware virus has been named as Marcus Hutchins. Hutchins, a British cybersecurity researcher, has been credited with stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack's spread from a small bedroom in…

Leaked OnePlus 5 Specs Surpass Galaxy S8

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​OnePlus isn't saying what its upcoming flagship handset might offer, but that isn't stopping the leaks from springing across China. OnePlus 5 concept. Credit: Tech Droider A Chinese reseller named Geekbuying has revealed what it says are…

Apple isn't working on a car — it's working on something much bigger 

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Apple is behaving in a really strange way regarding the mythical "Apple Car." After hiring 1,000 people to work on a secret program called Project Titan, which many believed to be the development of a car, the company laid off hundreds of them…

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. The attack appeared to exploit…

North Korea Will Prepare for Nuclear Attack Until U.S. Abandons 'Hostile' Policy

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North Korea is blaming the U.S. for instigating what have become heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, as Pyongyang vows to go forward with nuclear weapons testing and Washington threatens to use military action to prevent it from doing…
This is the stupidest thing on Microsoft’s new laptop

The stupidest thing on Microsoft’s new laptop

Microsoft has a new laptop. It’s called the Surface Laptop, and it appears to do many things well. It’s basically a spiritual successor to the MacBook Air, but more quirky, because it comes in various colors and has fabric on the keyboard. Unfortunately,…
Mark Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for the smartphone

Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for smartphones

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It's no secret that Mark Zuckerberg is pinning Facebook's future prospects on augmented reality technology that overlays digital imagery onto the real world, like Snapchat's signature camera filters. At this year's F8 conference, taking…