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BEAM ME UP SCOTTY: Boffins to turn PURE LIGHT into MATTER
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New collider could answer questions about gamma-ray bursts, young Universe A trio of theoretical physicists reckon scientists will be able to make matter out of pure light* within the next year using today’s technology.…

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BSNL Brings Facebook To Mobiles Without Internet Connectivity
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State-run telecom service provider BSNL has launched a service where users can access Facebook on mobile, sans internet connectivity. Users will have to pay Rs 4, Rs 10 or Rs 20 to gain access to the service for a day, week or month respectively.   The service runs on Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) technology, […]

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Deepin's Functionality Is a Bit Too Shallow
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Deepin Linux is something totally new. It is an Ubuntu-based distribution built around its own desktop environment called “DDE” or “Deepin Desktop Environment.” The Deepin desktop design is snazzy yet simple to use. It is one of the first Linux distros to take advantage of HTML 5 technology. Add its home-grown applications such as the […]

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Google Puts Cute Little Rides on the Road
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Google this week unveiled a prototype that it will test on California roads to learn more about how to make safe and efficient autonomous cars a mainstream reality. For about four years, Google has been developing self-driving technology that could make the roads safer, and its newly revealed prototype is the latest step in the […]

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Quantum teleportation gets reliable at Delft
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‘Einstein wrong!’ is always so popular A research group at Delft University of Technology has set the lesser-brained among the world’s science writers in an absolute tizz by demonstrating what it describes as reliable quantum teleportation.…

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Zuckerchan toss another $120 MEEELLION to schools in charity push
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Facebook boss and wife to fund classroom tech programs Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is breaking out his wallet to further technology education and training in schools.…

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Samsung Takes Aim at Apple With an Ambitious Smartwatch Platform
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Wearable technology is a perpetual conversation topic in Silicon Valley, but the big-name tech companies can’t quite figure out how to do it right. Not Google. Not Jawbone. And not Samsung. But Samsung is now asking the rest of the world for help.

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Apple's Upcoming iWatch Rumoured To Feature Wireless Charging
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News of Apple’s upcoming iWatch has been doing rounds of the rumour mill for quite some time now, and if a new leak is to be believed, the device will supposedly feature wireless charging. Insiders at Chinese electronics manufacturer Luxshare say the company has sent Apple wireless charging coils for certification and use in the […]

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Next on the Open Source Horizon: 3D Printing
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3D printing is not yet a mainstream business activity, but the technology has progressed to the point where users can print three-dimensional objects and manufacture their own prototypes and replacement parts with relative ease. Three-dimensional printing is much more than a hobby industry today. Home users can download design files from websites and print a […]

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