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Self-driving cars are coming – but are we ready?

It’s been 60 years since the cover of Popular Mechanics magazine gave us the promise of flying cars. But our personal mobility options remain, today …

Transportation

Bill Gates Thinks Artificial Photosynthesis Can Replace Fossil Fuel

While the renewable energy industry has been doing very well recently, it’s still a fact that most of the world depends on fossil fuel to generate …

China Increases Fight Against Pollution To Prevent Billions Of Dollars In Losses

For some time now, China has been one of the leaders in the fight against climate change and pollution. Faced with the prospect of losing billions in …

Facebook Makes Finding Free Wi-Fi Hotspots Around The World Easier

Internet access can be tricky for those who don’t have a dedicated wireless plan, even within the US. Once traveling abroad, the problem becomes even …

Sony Wants To Cash In On $1B Nostalgia Craze With New Vinyl Records

It seems the excitement of retro items and nostalgic products is still going strong, and Sony wants in on the action. The company just announced …

Alarming Number Of Americans Don't Trust Scientists, Social Media Makes It Worse

It has long been accepted that one of the cornerstones of a thriving civilization is having robust scientific developments and appreciation. …

Electrically stimulating your brain can boost memory – but here's one reason it doesn't always work

The first time I heard that shooting electrical currents across your brain can boost learning, I thought it was a joke.<p>But evidence is mounting. …

Scientists To Create Heat-Resistant Cows, Preparing For Climate Change

The earth is warming, causing massive changes in the planet’s weather patterns. This results in more heat and more thunderstorms. In order to prepare …

China's grand geopolitical project threatens a new East-West divide in Europe

The recent Belt and Road Forum in Beijing ushered in a new phase in China’s global repositioning. In his opening speech China’s president, Xi …

Is Putin's Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?

U.S. intelligence agencies – 17 of them – agree that evidence shows the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee and waged a …

Price hikes in Ether and Bitcoin aren't the signs of a bubble

When there is a rapid growth in any of the crypto-currencies and assets such as Bitcoin, Ether, Zcash and others, many will call it out as a bubble. …

How Theresa May's election disaster looks from continental Europe

After Theresa May’s car-crash election campaign, there is doubt among key players in the European Union about whether the UK will be in a position to …

What's holding up the blockchain?

It’s not technology or regulation holding back the blockchain - software that stores and transfers value or data across the internet - we just …

After Trump's visit, Saudi Arabia hopes to reinforce its influence in the region, against Iran

US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia and his “Islam speech”, delivered at the Arab-Islamic-America Summit in Riyadh on May 21 2017, …

How the Aramco IPO will make history and transform Saudi Arabia's economy

The US and Saudi Arabia have signed hundreds of billions of dollars worth of business deals following Donald Trump’s trip to the oil-rich state. The …

Waymo Stabs Uber With Lawsuit Knife And Twists It With Lyft Partnership

It seems Google’s self-driving car division is not content with simply putting Uber out of business. Adding insult to injury, Waymo just announced a …

Uber

As tensions in the region rise, Japan again debates its pacifist constitution

Japan could finally be gearing up for the first-ever change to its constitution. In a recent video address to a pro-constitutional revision lobby …

North Korea

As the European Union celebrates 60 years, can Asia use it as a model for economic integration?

On 25 March 2017, the European Union’s heads of state and government will meet in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European project. The …

International Relations

Scientists Green Lit To Create Super Humans, Playing With Gene-Editing Toys

The Francis Crick Institute at the UK was given the green light to start messing around with the genes of embryos, which is basically allowing its …

Genetics

Telecare is more than just technology – it has the power to create care networks for older people

Over the next 25 years, the percentage of people aged over 85 is set to more than double, with one in four in this age group already counting as …

Health Care

Fed Rate Hike Expectations Fast Forwarded

Past seven days have been extraordinary in terms of rate hike expectations from the US Federal Reserve. As all policymakers spoken this week …

Economy

Mexico, unified against Trump but divided on its president

The relationship between Mexico and the United States continues to evolve with each aggressive move from the White House, from threats to renegotiate …

Peugeot prepares to bulk up for a battle over GM Europe takeover plan

Why is one of the world’s resurgent car companies trying to buy a troubled, loss-making division from one of its rivals? PSA Group, the maker of …

DARPA Is Looking Into Cyborg Technology, It’s Actually Happening

Elon Musk recently expressed his sentiments with regards to the advancement of artificial intelligence technology and how humans should become …

Robotics

China producer prices rise for 13th consecutive month and at fastest pace in five years

Yet another sign from China that inflation is strengthening its grip all around the world. The inflation has already picked up in the United States; …

Economy

OPEC deal compliance at 91 percent

In November last year, member countries said that the deal to reduce 1.2 million barrels of supply from OPEC would come into effect in January this …

Oil

Article 50 vote shows Brexit is about politics, not Britain's future

The vote in the House of Commons on whether the British government can trigger Article 50 has been revealing. It showed just how much the current …

Brexit

Trump's FCC Limits Access To Internet By The Poor By Cutting Broadband Subsidies

Internet access has become such a huge part of daily life now that not having access to it is like not having access to public schools. It puts a lot …

Net Neutrality

What Dump Starbucks Online Protests Tell Us?

After President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigrants/refugees from seven countries on Saturday, Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz …

Donald Trump

Trump shook US and world in one week

After just a week in Presidency, Donald Trump has put the doubters to rest who thought that he might not make good on his campaign promises or would …

Donald Trump