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A mini version of the Commodore 64 is coming in 2018

It's hard to deny the popularity of Nintendo's retro mini systems. After all, demand far outstripped supply for the mini version of the original console, and the same is expected to happen for today's SNES release. It's not a surprise, then, that other companies are getting in on the action. Retro …

New 8,400 mile route will link London to Tokyo via train

Passengers might soon be able to travel from London to Tokyo on the Trans-Siberian railway via an 8,400 mile route, in an ambitious proposal by the …

Trains

The Importance of Web Hosting!

A website is a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more pages on the World Wide Web. Almost everything on the web offers …

What are Dedicated Servers? Definition and Advantages

If you are choosing website hosting and looking for advice on dedicated servers then you are in the right place, as this page provides a definition, …

Cloud Computing

Meet the tiny Windows 10 PC designed for the internet of things

A computer that is the size of a packet of cigarettes somehow has an Intel Cherry Trail Z8350 Quad Core Processor, 2GB Ram and 32GB flash storage. But when you throw in 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0 ports, onboard Wi-Fi 802.11n 2.4G and Bluetooth 4.0, this compact PC demands to be taken seriously.<p>However, …

Gardening Tips: The Best Flowers for Bees

There is a startling epidemic lately in the decrease of the bee populace. Bees play the vital role of pollination, so how can we set up a garden that …

Gardening

Have You Heard This Unreleased Twenty One Pilots Track?

Twenty One Pilots have made many tracks in the days they've been a band (and before that).<br>Of course, not all the songs they write end up on a …

Virgin mobile time to be honest about data roaming shambles

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Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? Author Robert Wright, who teaches about the interface of evolutionary biology and religion, thinks so.<p>Wright points out that evolution rewards people for seeking out pleasure rather than pain, which helps ensure that human beings are …

Meditation

Samsung will reportedly introduce an in-display fingerprint reader with the Galaxy Note 9

Apple has apparently dropped the feature, and Samsung doesn’t want to rush it<p>When Samsung released its Galaxy S8 smartphone earlier this year, it did so with an unfortunate design choice: the fingerprint scanner was placed on the back, right next to the phone’s camera. It looks as though that …

The History of Smartphones

In 1926, during an interview for Collier magazine, legendary scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla described a piece of technology that would …

Mobile

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More political headbanging on encryption threatens privacy

The UK’s Home Secretary has yet again cranked up the pressure on messaging giants over use of end-to-end encryption to secure communications sent via popular services like WhatsApp — implying she would prefer tech companies voluntarily re-engineer their security systems so that decrypted data can …

World’s First Autonomous Ship to Launch in 2018

A crewless ship to be christened the Yara Birkeland is expected to start sailing in 2018, initially delivering fertilizer along a 37-mile route in …

$200 solar self-sufficiency — without your landlord noticing.

<b>Building a solar micro-grid in my bedroom with parts from Amazon</b><p><b>The problem</b><p>Apartment renters need the landlord’s permission to install anything on …

NHS to ban homeopathy and herbal medicine, as 'misuse of resources'

The NHS has announced a ban on homeopathy and herbal medicine as they say it is "misuse of scarce funds".<p>Officials today ruled that the treatments are among dozens of medicines which should not be funded by the health service.<p>In the last five years, the NHS has spent almost £600,000 on homeopathic …

What Do Marijuana, Fish, Eggs And Nuts Have In Common? (Hint: It's Good For You)

Marijuana is building an impressive resume of health benefits lately, ranging from migraine control to slowing the brain-aging clock, and potentially even thwarting Alzheimer’s. Much of this is in the formative stages of promising research and will take time to develop. But there’s a more basic …

Immune System

A psychologist explains the limits of human compassion

Why do we ignore mass atrocities? It has to do with something called “psychic numbing.”<p>There are now 65.3 million people displaced from their homes worldwide, the United Nations reports. It’s an all-time high: likely the largest population of refugees and asylum seekers in human history.<p>Think about …

Coming soon to India: Electric buses that can swap batteries at petrol pump-like facilities

A storied truck-maker and an ambitious upstart are coming together, in further proof that India’s electric mobility ecosystem is gaining traction.<p>On July 18, Ashok Leyland, the country’s second-largest truck-maker, announced a strategic partnership with SUN Mobility, a transportation solutions …

Electric Vehicles

India’s new solar-powered train is the first in the world

Solar panels embedded in the train feed into a battery that can power it for up to 72 hours<p>India is getting on board with solar.<p>The first of the country’s solar-powered trains has begun service, running a 12.5-mile route from Delhi’s Safdarjung station to Farukh Nagar in the country’s north. The …

Trains

Could the UK be about to break end-to-end encryption?

Once again there are indications the UK government intends to use the law to lean on encryption. A report in The Sun this week quoted a Conservative minister saying that should the government be re-elected, which polls suggest it will, it will move quickly to compel social media firms to hand over …

Official Apple Support

Will the cloud be a safe haven for data in 2017?

It used to be that security concerns were the biggest impediments to public cloud adoption. But, in 2017, that will no longer be the case.<p>Tim …

IaaS

Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …

The Seed of Buddha Meditation

November 26th, 2016 By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing writer for Wake Up World One of my favorite meditations is extracted from Buddhist lessons, …

Qualcomm just leaked the next Google Tango phone

Project Tango is Google’s biggest and most exciting effort in the computer vision space. Put simply, it has the potential to be a rocket in the backside of augmented reality, making AR applications feel vastly more sophisticated and immersive. It’s super cool stuff.<p>So far, there’s only been one …

Mobile Technology

World peace can only be based on inner peace: Spiritual leader of Tibet

Bodhgaya, Bihar, India — 'Too many problems we face today are of our own making. Many of them arise because we pay too much attention to what …