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May 8, 2015 4:19 am gmt |
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Employers must tackle an “epidemic” of staff checking work emails after-hours, a former government adviser has said. Sir Cary Cooper said a compulsion to deal with the messages had caused the UK’s employees to become less productive than many of their international counterparts. ...
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May 7, 2015 12:04 pm gmt |
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Two Palestinian high school students in Ramallah have developed a seat belt they say can help save lives. The ‘smart seat belt’ unfastens automatically after a crash and also alerts emergency services of the location after a car accident. Mohammed Hasarmeh and Laith Essah have won much pr...
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May 7, 2015 5:43 am gmt |
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Ad-injecting malware is one of the most reliable scams on the web. Once a computer’s infected, the virus will drop new ads into any site it visits, sending ad revenue back to the scammers who control it. Users may even know the name of the program, but they’re powerless to remove it. Acco...
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May 7, 2015 5:34 am gmt |
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Looks like Huawei’s Honor 4C smartphone, which was launched in China last week, is making its way to other markets as well. According to a report, the budget smartphone will be launched in India tomorrow (May 8). It is expected to set the consumers back INR 8,999 ($141). As for the specs, the h...
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May 7, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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The Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo has been accused of running a “massive security risk” after researchers found flaws in its software. Three vulnerabilities could be exploited to install malware on users’ systems or to hand attackers a measure of control over them, it was reported....
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May 6, 2015 12:17 pm gmt |
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More than 1,000 parts on the Airbus A350 XWB jet were 3D printed with materials that only recently became available to use with the technique. It means the aircraft has more 3D printed parts than any other before it. One expert said it was a significant step because new lightweight materials could be...
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May 5, 2015 9:28 am gmt |
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Along with the Internet Explorer, another feature from the older Microsoft operating system that won’t make it to the successive Windows 10 is the Windows Media Center. Microsoft has confirmed that its Windows Media Center will rest in a grave as soon as the new OS goes live. The feature debute...
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May 5, 2015 9:17 am gmt |
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Soon after Twitter users discovered a way to embed classic MS-DOS games right into a tweet, the micro blogging site disabled the ability as a playable game within the site was against its policies. Last week, users were able to paste links of their favourite MS-DOS games from the Internet Archive and...
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May 5, 2015 6:06 am gmt |
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have revealed they have celebrated Star Wars Day by screening one of the sci-fi movies. “Just watching @starwars. In space. No big deal,” Nasa tweeted from one of its one of its official accounts.  It is not the only recent tie-in. Members...
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May 4, 2015 9:47 am gmt |
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Facebook Inc is launching an open platform for online content and application developers to join its Internet.org service, in a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets. The platform, unveiled on Monday, will be open t...
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May 4, 2015 6:35 am gmt |
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US technology giant Microsoft has been awarded a patent for smart glasses that allow wearers to detect and interpret emotions of people within their field of vision. The patent for ‘a wearable emotion detection feedback system’ was filed in October 2012, and awarded earlier this week, acc...
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May 4, 2015 6:12 am gmt |
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A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane alone  from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel. The Solar Impulse 2 set off from Abu Dhabi in March and has stopped in Oman, India and […]...
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May 3, 2015 12:26 pm gmt |
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Google on Thursday rolled out a feature that allows users to complete tasks in apps using voice commands. It also provides support for custom voice actions to define new commands. In a Statement, the search engine giant said it was piloting custom voice actions with a select group of partners. It can...
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May 3, 2015 9:46 am gmt |
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Named after the trailblazing astronomer Edwin P. Hubble, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), a large, space-based observatory, has revolutionized astronomy by providing unprecedented deep and clear views of the Universe. Hubble has provided spectacular images, not just of our own solar system, but extr...
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May 3, 2015 9:45 am gmt |
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The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses so the world can disconnect from power plants – and he can profit. On Thursday night, before an adoring crowd and a party-like atmosphere, Musk unveile...