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Physicists Achieve Atomic Data Storage

A new memory technology could pack the entire Library of Congress into a .1 mm-wide cube.<p>Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have created a rewritable data-storage device capable of storing information at the level of single atoms representing single bits of …

Intel Scores Its First Big Autonomous Car Win With BMW, But Nvidia Is Still Ahead

The entire tech industry is coalescing around the autonomous car. Especially for chip makers, this is where they see the next major wave of growth is coming from. On Friday, the world’s biggest chip maker, Intel, announced it finally snagged its first autonomous car deal in a partnership with BMW …

Machine Learning

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar roadways, and more!

And, of course, that $14.7 billion Volkswagen settlement.<p>Photovoltaic roads sound almost like science fiction, but they're becoming reality in the US. This week Missouri announced plans to pave a section of the historic Route 66 with energy-generating Solar Roadways tiles. In other futuristic …

Roads

How Do Galaxies Actually Form?

It's a bit of a mystery, but here's what we know.<p>Galaxies. We look at them in the sky, we live in one, but where did they all come from? How did they get here?<p>This video from MinutePhysics gives an overview of everything we know about how galaxies form:<p>Essentially, few million years after the Big …

Submarines Beware: Here Come Tiny Robot Boats Armed With Torpedoes

Israel's Seagull drone ship can clear mines without putting sailors in danger. Someday it will hunt submarines.<p>The Seagull, an Israeli unmanned boat, just successfully fired a torpedo. This may seem like a small step, but naval warfare may never be the same.<p>Launched earlier this year by Elbit …

Brexit's Impact Stretches From Deep Space To Nuclear Fusion

The U.K.'s fraught decision to exit the European Union was motivated by everyday issues such as trade and immigration. But its impact could soon be felt in some of Europe's most esoteric locales — like particle accelerators.<p>That's because scientists in Europe pool their resources to build …

The next wearable technology could be your skin

Artificial electronic skin (e-skin) could one day make this a possibility. Researchers are developing flexible, bendable and even stretchable electronic circuits that can be applied directly to the skin. As well as turning your skin into a touchscreen, this could also help replace feeling if you've …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook made a huge U-turn and says it doesn't use location data to suggest friends after all.</b> The social media platform says it is a case of crossed wires.<p><b>2. Google wants permission to track you more so that it can show you better ads.</b> Over the next few weeks, all Google users will see a …

Russia Could Leapfrog U.S. With This Elon Musk Idea (Hint: It's Not Driverless Cars)

It's been more than three years now since Elon Musk unveiled his Hyperloop concept to the world. Could it finally be getting up to speed?<p>This is what A HYPERLOOP will look LIKE up close. But what will it look like on a map? IMAGE SOURCE:SpaceX.<p>So far, two separate companies have been formed to …

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Emerging Markets

6 Best WordPress Advertising Plugins To Increase Blog Revenue

Many blogs and large traffic sites rely on advertising as their primary source of income. This might include Google AdSense, Affiliate Ads, or Direct …

Microsoft bets heavily on LinkedIn to secure its place in a world after Windows

At $255 per active user, the social network is an expensive buy, but the tech giant is confident that access to so much personal data will soon pay off<p>As news broke of Microsoft’s $26.2bn acquisition of LinkedIn last week, one wag took to Twitter to quip: “Satya Nadella makes bold final attempt to …

Satya Nadella

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The big search upgrade — and how Amazon could beat Google at its own game

Despite the tremendous technological innovation we’ve witnessed over the past two decades (smartphones, cloud computing, social networks), search interfaces and their underlying mechanics have remained fairly stagnant. The familiar portals of the early naughts are largely what we see today: empty …

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Apple Energy: Is This Apple's Next Billion Dollar Business?

Apple is planning to buy enough renewable energy to power all of its operations worldwide, including retail stores, on clean energy. Image source: Apple.<p><b>Apple</b> , the personal computing company, now has a new subsidiary, Apple Energy LLC, the wholesale electricity company. It's an unusual move for an …

5 Reasons to Install Linux on Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little …

27 wild innovations in Tesla's redesigned Model S

Tesla in April introduced the first major redesign for its popular Model S sedan. And boy is it stunning.<p>The most notable change is the front of the car, which now lacks the faux-grille from the previous model in favor of a snub-nose look that's quite similar to Tesla's Model 3, the company's …

First Private Moon Landing Slated for 2017

There's $20 million waiting on the Moon. You just have to get there to claim it.<p>Artist's concept of SpaceIL's Lunar Lander, one competitor for Alphabet's Google Lunar XPRIZE. Image source:SpaceIL.<p>Last year, we introduced you to SpaceIL, the Israeli space tech start-up that will attempt to ride a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explores The Vacuum of Space

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Black holes are colliding: Scientists confirm more ripples in spacetime

New findings suggest LIGO’s original discovery was not an aberration but a preview of astronomical events to come<p>Clara Moskowitz<p>June 16, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Gravitational waves have struck again. Scientists who in February announced their …

Surprise! Newfound Asteroid Is 'Quasi-Moon' of Earth

It seems the moon is not Earth's only cosmic companion.<p>The newly discovered asteroid 2016 HO3 orbits the sun in such a way that the space rock never …

Astronomy

15 Tools That Will Help You Build Your Website (No Coding Required)

So many ideas, so little time (or coding ability)! If you’re ready to launch a new website for your startup, personal blog, portfolio, or anything …

Apple iOS 10 Has Three Nasty Surprises

This week Apple announced iOS 10. It has a lot of upgrades on iOS 9 as well as a great secret feature we had suspected for some time. But inevitably, there are also some nasty surprises…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system updates for the best</i> …

Could we set aside half the Earth for nature?

Renowned biologist E.O. Wilson wants to set aside half of the planet as protected areas for nature. But is this possible? And, if so, how would it work?<p>As of today, the only place in the universe where we are certain life exists is on our little home, the third planet from the sun. But also as of …

Protected Areas

Humans Are Already Losing Out to Robots for These 9 Jobs

No 'robocops' yet, though.<p>Humans have weighed the pros and cons of robots for decades. On the one hand, they automate processes that can be tedious …

Boeing's solar-powered airplane looks ridiculous, but it might just be crazy enough to work

The first solar-powered airplane completed an intercontinental flight four years ago last week. NASA’s Pathfinder made headlines with its pilotless, …

Aviation

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

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