Joel Gallagher

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For The First Time, Visible Light From An Exoplanet Detected

Seeing is believing<p>One does not simply look at an exoplanet. In order to learn more about these space rocks lurking many light years away, researchers have various indirect methods for deciphering their features. Astronomers can examine how the planet’s host star wobbles in relation to the globe, …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review In-Depth: Looking Beyond The Flawed Curve

<i>The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now on sale. I’ve spent the last week with the handset to find out if the ‘edge’ is useful or useless. It’s tending towards the latter, but it’s worth pointing out that under the screen is one of the best Android devices on today’s market.</i><p>Last week I noted down my …

Who Said It: Gene Simmons From Kiss Or Tech Luminary Marc Andreessen?

Can you guess if this business advice is from the Kiss bassist's new book, Me, Inc., or from the prolific venture capitalist?

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

Complex Data Analytics, Put Simply

Nobody needs to be told that data is becoming more complex. Every user realises that all forms of information are becoming richer, faster and more fine-grained. These truths of course mean that information management becomes more complex which is why we use data management platforms (such as …

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

Some merchants hope to launch their own mobile payments system next year<p>There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, …