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…

Windows 9 'Technology Preview' Beta Releasing Next Month: Watch Out For the Brand New Start Button and Cortana

Windows 9 can soon be tested, thanks to the 'Technology Preview' version of the OS that is expected to roll-out starting late next month. The most expected Windows 9, tentatively codenamed Windows Threshold, will seemingly be made available…

Apple Reportedly Storing User Personal Data on Chinese Servers

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Apple is now believed to be storing personal data of its users in China, according to a report by Reuters. The report says that the data of these Chinese customers is located on servers in China. Apple says that by storing this data, they will…

Handheld device offers high-tech medical testing for developing countries

A device that transmits the results of many forms of electrochemical analysis directly to a computer anywhere in the world using a standard mobile phone has been developed by Harvard researchers working at Flowers University. Created as an inexpensive…

The $529,000 Renovo Coupe will do smoky burnouts around a Tesla Model S

Tesla's Model S, the mascot for the modern electric vehicle, is a fine family hauler. In fact, it's a very quick one: it'll race from 0 to 60 in just 4.2 seconds when equipped with the 85 kilowatt-hour performance drivetrain, which is faster…

Dodge unveils fastest, most powerful factory sedan ever

The world of four-door sedans is about to get real, thanks to the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, unveiled Wednesday at a special event in Detroit. Dodge claims it is the most powerful mass-produced sedan ever, at 707 horsepower, as well as…

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5s: Which Is The Better Flagship Smartphone?

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Yesterday, Samsung took the wraps off its latest addition to the Galaxy smartphone line up, the Galaxy Alpha. The company is calling it "the evolution of Galaxy Design", touting its "metal frame, elegantly curved corners, and a tactile soft…

NSA was responsible for 2012 Syrian internet blackout, Snowden says

When Syria's access to the internet was cut for two days back in 2012, it apparently wasn't the fault of dissenting "terrorists," as the Syrian government claimed: according to Wired, it was the fault of the US government. In a long profile…

Reversible USB cables are almost here

The next generation of USB connectors is finally ready for production. The completion of the USB Type-C specification has just been announced, meaning we will soon have a new cable and connector scheme designed for both mobile and larger devices.…