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Bacteria Programmed to Develop Basic Computing Elements Like Sensors, Memory and Circuits

A group of MIT researchers recently published a research paper in the journal Cell Systems and explained how these basic computing elements could be …

Never Read The Comments

I’m the 24-year-old CTO of a startup that just raised $2 million. I built all of my company’s tech by myself for the first two years we existed. But, …

Here's a wearable that teaches girls to code

It's not a cute toy, but a tool with a mission: To get young girls interested in computers<p>There are far too few women doing computer engineering and …

Computer Science

Thomas Cormen's answer to What advice does Thomas Cormen have for a computer science undergrad in his freshman year?

• Learn how to manage your time. When I was a freshman, I struggled with time management, especially during the fall semester. It was my first time …

Becoming a World Class Programmer

One tensions that I’m not sure every goes away for programmers is that of “Am I learning enough?” If it does, I’d like to know <i>when</i> so I can prepare …

Google Maps shows what it knows about everywhere you've (ever) been

Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline." Rolling out on the desktop and Android versions of Google Maps, its gives you an easy-to-navigate look at your …

3D-printed bottle caps will let you know if your milk goes bad

If you're not a fan on the ol' smell test to see if milk has spoiled, you might soon be in luck. Researchers from the University of California at Berkley and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan created a "smart cap" for food storage containers that can detect spoilage. Using 3D-printed …

Sony is developing an Emoji movie. Yes, really

Sony Pictures Animation is raiding your keyboards and smartphones for inspiration for its newest film -- the studio behind <i>Hotel Transylvania</i> and</i> …

Animation

Eid al-Fitr 2015: Muslims mark the end of Ramadan around the world

Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.<p>Lasting several days the festival began with the start of the lunar month of Shawwal which differs every year.<p><b>Iraq</b><p>The day begins with prayer, however, in Iraq the so-called Islamic State …

Corruption

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Retail Cara Operations set to swallow upscale competitor the Keg<p>Morning Business Briefing NAFTA ‘tape bombs,’ interest rates and the risk of a 70-cent loonie Subscriber content<p>NAFTA Brian Mulroney to tout benefits of NAFTA before U.S. Senate committee Subscriber content<p>Media Rogers cuts ties with …

Netanyahu denounces Iran nuclear deal but faces criticism from within Israel

Israeli PM says agreement is a mistake of historic proportions but faces calls for resignation after ‘colossal failure’ of diplomacy<p>Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has denounced the historic deal on Iran’s nuclear programme as it became clear that Israel would continue to pressure …

Israel

10 things you need to know in markets today

<b>Britain could be forced to pay up to £1 billion ($1.55 billion) in emergency loans to Greece after Jean-Claude Juncker tore up a "black and white" deal to protect UK taxpayers from Eurozone bailouts, The Telegraph reports.</b> The European Commission president wants to revive a mothballed bailout fund …

Bank of England

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

What we do know is that dozens of islands are up for sale, and British property agent Knight Frank is predicting a "fire sale" of Greek privately owned islands over the next few years.<p>If the Greek government does become desperate, it can also hawk off some of its island assets to help raise the €50 …

Aegean Sea

Photos purporting to show El Chapo Guzmán after escape surface

Less than two days after the escape of El Chapo Guzmán from a maximum security prison in Mexico, photos of the world's once again most wanted drug trafficker surfaced on ElBlogDelNarco.com – one depicting the Sinaloa founder in an aircraft, and the other showing Guzmán enjoying a beverage in a …

Mexico
General Motors