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Again….The Tallest Building in the World is Being Built in Dubai

Set to rise slightly above the Burj Khalifa that currently holds the title for the tallest building of the world, Dubai’s flagship developer Emaar Properties on Sunday unveiled plans to construct the world’s tallest tower in the Middle Eastern emirate.   By often pursuing futuristic...

Timetable for Self-driving Vehicle Guidance Warned to be too Aggressive by Automaker Group

U.S. auto safety regulators' timetable for unveiling guidance on the deployment of self-driving cars has been termed to be too aggressive by an automaker trade association of the country.   In order to get input as it writes policy guidance for states, automakers and tech companies about...

Cellebrite to help FBI unlock the iPhone in the San Bernardino shooting case

Cellebrite a subsidiary of Japan’s Sun Corp is based in Israel. It has expertise in retrieving hidden data stored in mobile devices using forensic systems. An Israeli company called Cellebrite, which provides mobile forensic software, is helping the United States with its attempt to unlock the...

Voxelus creates a platform for virtual reality games

The new YouTube with a twist, instead of videos, you get VR games. Imagine creating a virtual reality game without having to key-in a single line of code. This isn’t a vision of a company, this is a creation of Voxelus. Already many users, including a 9 year old, have created virtual reality...

Upcoming energy efficient technologies

Here’s the weekly capsule that captures upcoming green technologies. Can you imagine installing solar panels by rolling them out, as you would do with a carpet? Roll-Array promises exactly that. Their flexible solar power system can be setup in two minutes flat.   Talking of solar power...

Researchers combine features of geckos and ants in tiny robots

Using biomimicry researchers use 6 robots weighing less than half a pound each to tug a two ton car. Researchers from Stanford University may have had ants for inspiration when they designed their tiny uBots. The researchers have created tiny robots, each weighing less than half a pound, which in...

Researchers can pin point terrorists from their V signs

Researchers have developed a technique by which they can, in some instance by more than 90%, identify terrorists from the V sign they make in their propaganda videos. Terrorists who think covering themselves from head to toe will help them from getting caught by law enforcement agencies, are in for...

Revolutionary battery tech could replace lithium-ion batteries

Miniaturized solid oxide fuel cells could significantly boost battery durability and performance. No matter how energy efficient a gadget is, it is ultimately limited by its energy source – the ever pervasive lithium ion batteries.   That is what we thought, until now. Researchers from the...

GE researchers crack twin problems of CO2 pollution and solar batteries

In a significant breakthrough that could effectively make gas fired power plants more effective, at the very least, scientists have GE have capitalized on the company’s core strengths and have cracked the twin problems that have been plaguing the planet since decades. For the last couple of...

Battery recycling: “Second Life Project” addresses one of energy transition challenges

The concept of reuse of batteries is gaining popularity especially among car manufacturers. More and more car manufacturers are looking to increase life of batteries by reusing them after they lose their ability to drive cars but still retain significant power for stationary use.

Microsoft’s SQL Server can now run on Linux

A yet another instance of Microsoft warming up to the Linux community under Satya Nadella. It was unthinkable that software giant Microsoft under Steve Ballmer who equated Linux with cancer would openly court the open source crowd. Since then the tech giant has made some rather significant changes,...

USAF deploys exploit platform to shore up its defenses

In the wake of increased cyberattacks by foreign governments and agents, the USAF is taking steps to secure its operational striking capabilities in cyber space. Not one to take it lying down, the U.S Air Force's Space Command has now announced its latest cyber initiative, a cyber weapon dubbed as...
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