Mark Lee Safko

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Cosmic web of 'dark matter bridges' link galaxies across the universe

First image of 'bridge' captured by Canadian astrophysicists.<p>Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci once remarked: "Realize that everything connects to …

Dark Matter

Emergence: A Powerful but Little Known Notion

Lee Smolin in his book, "The Trouble with Physics" first brought my attention to the concept of emergence. This is a very powerful approach to physics and potentially other sciences. Smolin describes emergence as something new is able to manifest itself from something that was previously not …

Understanding (and Refuting) the Arguments for God

Skeptic Michael Shermer presents ten major arguments for the existence of God — and counters each one.<br>Read More

Faith

Dendroid malware developer pleads guilty in court

It has been over a month since purported Dendroid malware developer Morgan Culbertson was arrested in a world-wide operation that put 70 involved members under searches and arrests. Fast-forward to today and we are learning Culbertson has pleaded guilty in court last Tuesday, making him responsible …

Corruption

ASUS ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition with 256 GB of storage launching in Brazil

True data warriors may not be happy with those 128 GB of internal storage the ASUS ZenFone 2 currently caps out at. If you are struggling to keep all those movies, documents and music, the Taiwanese manufacturer may have something for you!<p><b>You might like: best Asus ZenFone 2 cases and covers.</b><p>ASUS …

Asus ZenFone

4 Discoveries Made by the Large Hadron Collider (So Far) | What the Stuff?!

Google partners with Udacity to offer Nanodegree in Android development

Google has launched a new effort, in partnership with online learning service Udacity, to help developers become more skilled and capable at …

Samsung unveils 10nm FinFET manufacturing plans

Samsung may have only recently rolled out its own 14nm chips in its new Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now the growing semiconductor company has revealed a few details about its plans to shrink processor manufacturing down to 10nm.<p>Samsung says that the processing node will be in full production by the …

Biologists Discover The Key Mechanism That Triggers Human Ageing

And they could use it to help slow or reverse the process.<p>Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA …

Upcoming Elephone features 4GB RAM, QHD display, Windows 10 AND Lollipop

A quick search for the term “dual boot” on Android Authority will turn up dozens of articles about how Intel, Asus, Samsung, and many other companies have at least explored the concept of dual-booting Windows and Android, or even Windows Phone and Android, only to eventually end up canceling these …

Windows 10

Leaked details, if true, point to potent AMD Zen CPU - ExtremeTech

By on April 11, 2015 at 10:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For more than a year, information …

Now all Android developers can run their apps on Chrome

After launching the first Android apps on Chrome late in 2014, Google is now making the feature available to all developers.<p>Google’s App Runtime for …

Google

Computer Color is Broken

No Big Bang? New Equation Suggests Eternal Universe

<b>It’s important to remember that the Big Bang Theory is just that – a theory.</b><p>A new quantum equation developed by Ahmed Farag Ali and Saurya Das, from …

How to install Windows 10 in a virtual machine - ExtremeTech

By on July 30, 2015 at 10:18 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Windows 10 is officially available …

FCC changes broadband's definition to 25Mbps or higher

TimeDotCom<p>Despite protests from all the major ISPs out there, the Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of officially changing the definition of “broadband”. Before the latest change, all a connection had to do was get 4mbps down and 1 Mbps up to be branded as broadband, but under …

More than 1 billion Android phones shipped in 2014

According to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics, over one billion Android smartphones shipped in the year 2014. Now we’re not talking about Android <b>devices</b> as a whole, just smartphones. To be a bit more exact, the number is upwards 1,042,700,000 Android devices overall. That’s not …

Wandering Mitochondrial DNA Hint at New Ways to Fight Disease

Time to rewrite the textbooks. Scientists have watched mitochondrial DNA transfer from healthy cells into tumour cells - something that everyone …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Intel Rolls 14nm Broadwell in Vegas

SAN FRANCISCO – Intel announced at CES 2015 the Broadwell family, its fifth-generation Core processors. The 14 new chips are essentially versions of …

NVIDIA Announces The New Tegra X1 Mobile Chipset With 256-Core Maxwell GPU

NVIDIA has been the first few pebbles of the landslide that is CES for the last few years, and 2015 is no different. To kick off the world's biggest …

Report: Samsung to begin Lollipop rollout in US in January

With OEM skins, Android updates are something of a mixed bag, especially among top-tier products: the question isn’t really one of if, but instead <i>when</i>. Motorola, for example, has shuttered its Motoblur skin entirely, and gets updates out the door quickly. Samsung on the other hand, still requires …

Galaxy Note

Samsung beats Apple in consumer satisfaction smartphone study

For years now, the press and consumers alike have been on Samsung’s case about plastic parts on its flagship phones. While things are changing dramatically these days, it seems that when push-comes-to-shove, the presence of plastic has little effect on consumer satisfaction, at least according to a …

Smartphones with 4GB of RAM coming as Samsung starts making new memory chips

Samsung has started the mass production of the industry’s first 8 gigabit (Gb) double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) DRAM modules, specifically designed for mobile applications. Until now, mobile devices have used 4 gigabit LPDDR3 memory. But now Samsung has started to make 8 gigabit memory using its new …

ZeroLemon's 10,000mAh Extended Battery Will Turn Your Galaxy Note 4 Into An Everlasting Brick For $60

ZeroLemon loves to strap enormous batteries onto every phone that they can, and since they keep doing it for basically every new Samsung and LG …

Ireland: US Courts Need Our Permission To Access Emails

Microsoft has been fighting a US court order demanding access to emails on stored on a server in Dublin, Ireland since December 2013 and it’s finally got a break. The Irish government has declared that US authorities will need to work with it if they want to access data stored in the country.<p>The …

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #7

Kyocera adopting sapphire crystal for upcoming smartphone?

The mobile industry is always trying to make smartphones stronger, introducing tougher materials and improving reinforced glass to keep that image nice and clear. The newest and best glass around seems to be sapphire, which Apple uses for the iPhone 5s’ home button and camera glass. Now it seems …

Mobile Technology

Laboratory-grown beef: meat without the murder, but would you eat it?

Last summer you unveiled the world's first lab-grown – or "in vitro" hamburger. How did it feel when you had it fried up, and you gave it to the first person to test? What if they had spat it out and said: "Ugh, this is awful"?<p>Well, yes. We'd selected food critics who said they wanted to taste …