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More Details About The GALAXY S5 Zoom A.K.A. ‘K Zoom’ Emerge
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Details of the GALAXY S5 Zoom (SM-C115) have been floating around the rumour mill for quite some time now. Last week, we got to see a leaked image clearly displaying the lens setup and its specifications, but now we finally have news about the hardware specifications, of the phone might turn out to be the […]

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TAG Heuer Unveils The World’s First Phone With Perpetual Power Reserve
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Nobody does expensive and outrageous when it comes to mobile handsets quite like Vertu. Now though they have a competitor, and it’s none other than precision watchmaker, TAG Heuer. The device in question is nothing short of a technical marvel, and features something called ‘Perpetual Power Reserve’ – No, that doesn’t stand for a tiny […]

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Drone deliveries: Beyond the publicity stunt
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K-Max helicopter equipped with the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) technology during an Office of Naval Research (ONR) demonstration. John F Williams/US Navy It’s the delivery service you’ve always wanted: just place an order using your tablet, then sit back as the system dispatches a delivery drone, plots its flight path, guides it past obstacles, […]

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Graphene breakthrough: Samsung boffins claim manufacturing success
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Quick, Sammy, before Apple finds a way to patent it! A group of 14 Korean researchers, including 10 from the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, have published details of a technique for synthesizing graphene that could lead to sheets of the thin, strong, conductive wonder-material-du-jour being used in commercial devices sooner rather than later.…

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Time is on their side: NIST’s new atomic clock accurate for 300 MEEELLION years
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Boffins rock around the clock Vid  Some people are nuts about knowing the correct time, but the boffins at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have taken such habits further than anyone else with a new atomic clock that’s accurate to 10 trillionths of a second per day.…

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Sneak Peek: What the White House is Thinking About Antibiotic Resistance
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The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST for short) is preparing a major report on the problem of antibiotic resistance. The report won’t be published for a few months, but today PCAST held one of its periodic meetings, and aired what it thinks the most important issues are going to be. For […]

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Has Underground Ocean
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astroengine (1577233) writes “Gravity measurements made with the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth. The Cassini data shows the body of water, which is in the moon’s southern hemisphere, […]

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Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline
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Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. TechCrunch reports that…

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OpenFin Raises $4 Million To Bring HTML5 Apps To The Financial Services Industry
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Financial services-focused software developer OpenFin has raised $4 million in a new round of funding to help financial services firms update their technology infrastructure and junk the Bloomberg terminal. Read More

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