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Supercomputer water-cooling comes to solar power
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Big Blue shows off Swiss research project Solar power outfit Airlight Energy has borrowed technology from the world of supercomputers to make its large-scale photovoltaic collectors more efficient, on the way heating water to get a second source of energy.…

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‘This BITE MARK is a SMOKING GUN’: Boffins probe ancient assault
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Tooth embedded in thigh bone may tell who pulled the trigger Top brainboxes using advanced technology say they may have found a “smoking gun” in the form of a bite mark inflicted during a long-ago battle between a mighty dinosaur and another giant reptile.…

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Scientists “Train” Water To Move On Its Own
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 In what could be a useful trick for moving chemicals from one point to another, scientists at the University of Southern Denmark and Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Czech Republic have created a method to “move” liquids through an alcohol base. While that alone isn’t very cool, just look at the video above: in […]

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Myntra: Wearables Can Disrupt The Fashion Retail Space
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E-commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Indian technology space, given the sheer volume of consumers gaining access to the Internet each year. Fashion retailer Myntra is one of the most popular online buying platforms, but is looking at avenues which were once under traditional electronics, to boost its growth. The company […]

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HTC One (M8) Review: Beauty With Brains
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HTC One (M8)Street Price: Rs 41,000 When HTC announced the One (M8), I was happy not because of its specs, but the fact that the Taiwanese company didn’t call it the HTC One Two. Sad joke aside, this is probably the only Android phone that iPhone and Windows Phone users wouldn’t mind picking-up. Improving upon […]

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BT testing 800Mbps broadband over fiber to the curb, copper to the home
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BT has conducted field trials that show it can deliver broadband download speeds of nearly 800Mbps using fiber and copper, a company announcement said yesterday. The technology delivers data over fiber from the British telecom’s facilities to neighborhoods while using copper for the final meters. Deployments of this sort are less expensive than fiber-to-the-home because they reuse […]

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Media Veteran Fred Seibert Ties Up With Betaworks To Create Video Technology Incubator Thirty Labs
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 Fred Seibert just won’t slow down. After living what he counts as five lives in different forms of media, the 63-year old veteran of cable and online programming is working on a new project to incubate ideas and products that he hopes will — once again — change the way people think about and consume […]

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FAA's next traffic control system may not be fit for drones
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Much has changed since the Federal Aviation Administration decided to start testing drones in the US for the first time. Part of that is due to the growing interest in UAVs over recent months, not only from hobbyists, but also from major technology…

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Smartphone screen-rotation patent troll “slain” by Rackspace
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The US Patent and Trademark Office has nullified a troll’s app-rotation patent that is the subject of several infringement lawsuits brought against some of the biggest names in the tech sector. Cloud-computing company Rackspace, a target of a lawsuit from Rotatable Technologies, refused to pay $75,000 to settle a suit and challenged the company’s patent, […]

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