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Bill Gates Thinks These 6 Innovations Could Change the World

When Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press, he changed the course of history. You could say the same about Thomas Edison’s light bulb, Jonas …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

We are paving the way for Chinese dominance in clean energy

For early baby-boomers, the federal government’s release on Nov. 3 of the comprehensive science report on climate contained few surprises. It simply …

Apple iOS 11.1 Release, It's A Big One

Apple iOS 11.1 is the big one. Following the rushed releases of iOS 11.0.1, iOS 11.0.2 and iOS 11.0.3 (which caused more problems than they fixed), Apple has launched a new iOS 11.1 update which tackles by far the biggest problem facing iOS 11 upgraders today: <i>battery life</i>.<p>Popular YouTuber …

Mobile Technology

I used the iPhone X, and I can already tell it'll be worth its $1,000 price

Yes, it's expensive.<p>The new iPhone X will start at an eye-popping $999 when it goes on sale November 3.<p>Take some time and absorb that sticker shock.<p>The iPhone may be celebrating its 10th anniversary, but it's bucking the notion that technology gets cheaper over time. Even the iPhone 8 and the …

Mobile Technology

Hillary should have clapped back at Trump in the debates

In an excerpt released from her upcoming book, “What Happened,” Hillary Clinton ponders if she should have told Donald Trump to “back off, you creep” as he attempted to physically intimidate her on the debate stage. Instead of clapping back – the act of stepping up or snapping back at someone who …

The fate of smartphones in India depends on festivals and feature phones

The world’s second-largest smartphone market hasn’t had it easy over the past few months.<p>After demonetisation prompted a cash crunch that hit sales, the complications following the recent implementation of the goods & services tax (GST) only made things worse, prompting a slowdown in smartphone …

Middle East

3 Top Dividend Stocks for 2018 | Investopedia

As an asset class, dividend stocks typically outperform their non-dividend counterparts. And with dividend reinvestment plans, or DRIPs, the …

Welcome to the Universe: Neil deGrasse Tyson on space and other unknowns

Can we afford a no-holds-barred approach to scientific research? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells DW why, when it comes to space, or any …

Physics

Construction site collapses in Tel Aviv, killing 2 people

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A multilevel parking garage under construction in the city of Tel Aviv collapsed on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring about 17 others, Israeli police and rescuers said, as rescue teams worked all day and into the night to locate several people believed trapped …

Israel

10 best video player apps for Android

Video streaming has taken over in a big way. A lot of people have Netflix, Hulu, VRV, and even YouTube subscriptions. However, there are still plenty of us out there with video files on our phones. Viewing videos isn’t nearly as difficult as it used to be. Most video player apps can play the most …

Apps

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

See 15 Space-Saving and Green IKEA Products Before the New Catalog Drops Next Month

1/19<p>IKEA 2015 Catalog Products<p>Have you ever woken up "on the wrong side of the bed"? It may be just an expression but the functionality and comfort …