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KILLER ROBOTS, DNA TAMPERING and PEEPING CYBORGS: the future looks bright!
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Americans optimistic about technology despite being afraid of EVERYTHING Coming advances in technology have a majority of Americans optimistic about the future, yet nervous about looming technologies, a survey has found.…

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Samsung's S5 Costs $50 More Than An iPhone 5S To Manufacture
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Samsung’s latest flagship S5 device costs the company $256 to manufacture according to analyst IHS Technology, making it a whole lot more expensive than than rival devices and more importantly Apple’s latest iPhone 5s.   According to a ZDNet report, the 32GB variant of the iPhone 5s costs Apple $207 to build, making the device […]

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White Hats Use Heartbleed to Steal Keys
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The tech industry reeled last week when security researchers discovered a flaw in a key security technology in the Internet’s infrastructure. The bug, ghoulishly named “Heartbleed,” was found in an open source library, OpenSSL, used by the protocol, SSL, used to encrypt data in transit on the Net. By exploiting the flaw with a specially […]

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Google, Eich, Rice: The Evil That Tech Does
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 Techies hate politics. Well, no: we hate the idea of politics. Whenever I talk to pretty much anyone in the industry about politics as a sphere of human endeavor, from individual coders to zillionaire VCs, pained expressions cross their faces and they rush to distance themselves from the whole toxic mess. Which is a problem […]

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AUO Announces The World’s Highest Resolution WQHD AMOLED Screen
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We all expected such a news headline from Samsung at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) back in February. Sadly, nobody back then was ready with a QHD display, other than OPPO, who was busy leaking out photographs, building a buzz for its Find 7 worldwide. Well, AUO (AU Optronics) a Chinese display manufacturer seems to […]

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Intel and SGI Test Full-Immersion Cooling For Servers
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itwbennett (1594911) writes “Intel and SGI have built a proof-of-concept supercomputer that’s kept cool using a fluid developed by 3M called Novec that is already used in fire suppression systems. The technology, which could replace fans and eliminate the need to use tons of municipal water to cool data centers, has the potential to slash […]

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: Stanford Dropouts Build Excel Spreadsheet That Doesn’t Totally Suck
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We have the internet, worldwide social networks, wikis anyone can edit, smartphones and tablets that respond to our touch, search engines that talk to us, smartwatches, digital eyewear, and even self-driving cars. But even as the technology driving our world has evolved so enormously over the last 30 years, one thing has largely stayed the […]

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Stuff That Helps Body Builders Bulk Up Can Charge Your Phone In 30 Seconds
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StoreDot, a startup that is based out of Israel has developed a new technology that promises to charge smartphones in just 30 seconds. The company showcased its battery-charging prototype on Monday at Microsoft’s Think Next Conference in Tel Aviv.   According to CNET, at the event StoreDot showed how its technology could be used to charge […]

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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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