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People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist. Prof Will Stewart of the Institution of Engineering and Technology said privacy loss was "intrinsic" to such gadgets...
Filled with goodwill, unfathomable optimism and a slightly heavy heart, you embark on a health kick.
A few days ago, Google announced that health-related Knowledge Graph cards now include a lot more information. "We'll show you typical symptoms and treatments, as well as details on how common the condition is — whether it's critical, if it's contagious, what ages it affects, and more...
April Fool's Day is a hard time for seekers of serious news stories, particularly when there are some stories that seem fanciful but are not. But here is a round-up of some of this year's bizarre stories that are apparently true...
They are going to remove language barriers forever. Or so it has been claimed. Google recently released a real-time translator, while Microsoft-owned Skype is beta-testing its own.
The truth is that most people have no inkling of the world that lies beneath their feet, or where the bulk of their current energy fix comes from. When we flick the light switch or kettle, ancient plant and animal material, that formed hundreds of millions of years ago, are consumed in an instant.
Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers.
In my travels to talk about Drupal, everyone asks me about Drupal 8's performance and scalability. Modern websites are much more dynamic and interactive than 10 years ago, making it more difficult to build modern sites while also being fast...
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While winds howl, frost bites and snow falls, people dream of getting away from it all. Every year around this time, we see an uptick in searches for spring and summer travel from people who have had it up to here with winter.
Home to millions of plant, animal and insect species, the Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Undiscovered species thrive in the canopies of the primary forests, atop trees that have stood for centuries.
Computer scientists have dreamt of large-scale quantum computation since at least 1994 -- the hope is that quantum computers will be able to process certain calculations much more quickly than any classical computer, helping to solve problems ranging from complicated physics or chemistry simulation
Building a successful company is really hard. It is hard no matter where you are in the world, but the difficulty is magnified in Europe, where people are divided by geography, regulation, language and cultural prejudice.
Technology reporter A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition, after a U-turn by the US regulator.
When you visited Google today, we’re pretty sure you didn’t type 173.194.113.18 into your browser. This string of numbers separated by periods—an IP address—isn’t nearly as easy or memorable as typing google.com. Domain names ending in things like .COM, .NET and .
Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow's stomach. They were "astonished" to find it almost completely wiped out methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA...
Ants carried to the International Space Station were still able to use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds at a time. Their "collective search" was hampered but still took place, biologists said...
California scientists have given details of a telescope they are assembling to study "dark energy". The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is being purpose-built to discover more about the force that is accelerating the expansion of the Universe...
Scientists who study ideas to engineer the climate to mitigate global warming say we should be ready to deploy an armada of instrumentation when Earth has its next major volcanic eruption.

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