An unknown, unseen “planetary mass object” may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. 1,098 more words
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Scientists at Standford University have figured out how to wirelessly transmit electricity between moving objects, overcoming previous limitations and possibly bringing Tesla’s vision of a global wireless power grid closer to reality. 328 more words
Ray Kurzweil’s 2006 book The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology has become one of the signposts toward a specific type of future that should be put into the same category as Orwell’s… 239 more words
The real inventor of Blockchain, Kelce Wilson, joins Sarah Westall for an interview. He discusses the invention and his patent, the real security issues, and crypto currencies in general. 8 more words
Facebook has become an integral part of our social life. Though the virtual world keeps us connected with the world around us, it also brings along apprehensions of who is checking you out. 156 more words
WASHINGTON: Google is stepping up its efforts to block “extremist and terrorism-related videos” over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human monitors.
The measures announced Sunday come on the heels of similar efforts unveiled by Facebook last week, and follow a call by the Group of Seven leaders last month for the online giants to do more to curb online extremist content. 346 more words
Instant messaging service WhatsApp’s voice-calling service, earlier blocked in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was operative early Thursday according to local media reports.
WhatsApp groups and social media pages were abuzz with the new development that left the expatriate community in UAE elated. 132 more words