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Fake videos of real people -- and how to spot them

Do you think you're good at spotting fake videos, where famous people say things they've never said in real life? See how they're made in this …

3D Modeling

Amazon, American Express and Microsoft oppose India's data localisation plans- Technology News, Firstpost

US technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they say will undermine their …

Localization

Digitalisation is driving the future of banking

The banking landscape as we know it is changing. A new wave of technology is revolutionising the way customers engage with their finances. From …

Banking

OneDrive makes it easier to backup your desktop clutter

Microsoft rolled out a new OneDrive folder protection feature to its business users in June -- now it's available to regular users, too. The feature lets you choose which folders you want to automatically back up to Microsoft's cloud service -- desktop, pictures or documents -- and it'll keep this …

Software

Can You Solve This Brain-Teaser Without Losing It?

Facebook user Lisa Woelke shared a brain-teaser that has been driving the Internet nuts. The post — which has been shared by more than 170,000 users — depicts a math equation with fruit items in lieu of numbers. For example, it can be deduced from the first line that one apple is equivalent to the …

Mathematics

India, China Armies Celebrate Independence Day at Nathu La

The People's Liberation Army of China celebrating with Indian troops at the border on Independence Day was seen as a reciprocal gesture to the Indian …

India

German Startup Sono Motors Begins Testing Solar, Battery-Powered Electric Car

The car also uses moss as an air filter.<p>Sono Motors<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's Articles<p>twitter.com/SAEdelstein<p>German startup Sono …

Electric Vehicles

What is deep learning? Everything you need to know

The lowdown on deep learning: from how it relates to the wider field of machine learning through to how to get started with it.<p>executive guide<p>Here's …

Deep Learning

German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive

(This Aug 7 story has been corrected to show Sion cannot be charged from other electric cars, remove reference to production taking place at German plants and correct number of orders to 6,500.)<p>BERLIN (Reuters) - A Munich-based start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to …

Startups

Finally, a practical use for Bitcoin? Starbucks might take cryptocurrency for lattes

For technologies that have been billed as the future of payments, it’s really hard to actually use digital currencies like Bitcoin or Etherium to buy …

Financial Services

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

Is the Great Indian Bustard About to Go Extinct?

Only one male has turned up at the birds’ breeding grounds this year—and he’s too young to breed

Government (India)

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Physics

These are the best bird photographs of 2018

Audubon Photography Awards announces the winners of their annual competition.<p>Bird photography is full of small, fast-moving creatures that make challenging photo subjects—but that didn’t deter nearly 8,000 photographers who entered their work into the ninth annual Audubon Photography Awards.<p>“Bird …

Birds

The age of 3D-printed guns in America is here

A last-ditch effort to block a US organization from making instructions to 3D-print a gun available to download has failed. The template will be posted online on Wednesday (Aug. 1).<p>From then, anyone with access to a 3D printer will be able to create their own firearm out of the same kind of …

Gun Control

Philips Hue expands to the bathroom with a connected light-up mirror

Bring your bathroom mirror into your smart home setup<p>Philips continues to expand its Hue smart lighting system across the home, and the next stop is the bathroom with the company’s new Adore Bathroom lighted mirror.<p>The Adore Bathroom mirror will theoretically work as a standalone light-up mirror, …

Home Automation

‘Fileless’ cyber attacks on the rise in 2018: McAfee report | tech

Cyber-criminals are increasingly applying “fileless” attacks in 2018 that leverage trusted Windows executables to invade systems and breach corporate …

Subpar

5 Sights You Must Take In During The Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse

On July 27, 2018, the longest total lunar eclipse of the century will take place. Totality will last for a phenomenal 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds: only four minutes short of the theoretical, maximum possible duration. The fully-eclipsed phase of the Moon be visible across portions of six …

Astronomy

Google now has its own hardware security keys

Yesterday, Google revealed that it completely cut phishing attacks against more than 85,000 employees by making them use hardware security keys. They're small USB drive-sized devices that handle online logins, and they're proven to be even more secure than other two-factor authentication methods. …

Mobile Devices

Wow! You Won't Believe This Camper That Turns Into a Mini Boat

If you're someone who likes to go camping or enjoys the outdoors, you might know there are trailers, there are campers, and there are boats. That is, until the Sealander came along. *Cue the entrance of the perfect combo of all three.*<p>The ingenious recreation equipment connects to a trailer hitch, …

RVs

Philips unveils new ‘completely weatherproof’ outdoor Hue LightStrip with HomeKit

Philips announced a new outdoor lineup of Hue lights this past spring that consists of spot lights, bollard lights, and luminaries. Now the company is expanding its offerings, unveiling an outdoor version of its popular LED LightStrip.<p>The outdoor LightStrip has shown up as a new product on Philips’ …

Home Automation

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

The Climate Has Always Changed. Why Is This Time So Much Worse?

<b>KM:</b> Orbital cycles and Milankovitch.<p>The shape of the Earth's orbit around the sun and the inclination of the Earth's axis in relation to its plane of …

Climate Change

'Alexa, Please Loan Me $100'

That is what readers could have envisioned when the news surfaced in March that Amazon has been in discussion with banks to create a checking account. This would represent another step for Amazon on its way to offering more financial products.<p>However, the big question most financial service …

Financial Services

Bank of America Finally Sees Mobile Deposits Surpass In Person Transactions

So much for the bank branch.<p>Mobile deposits have overtaken in-branch deposits at Bank of America (BAC) , the Charlotte-based bank announced alongside …

Why Banks May Lose Out On Generation Z -- If They Haven't Already

Today’s teens aren’t married to the idea of banking with, well, a bank. They have no preconceived notion of what a bank is or should be, and they are going to migrate to solutions that offer them the most convenience, the most opportunity and the fewest limitations. Most likely, they are going to …

Teens

Boston Dynamics Is Gearing Up to Produce Thousands of Robot Dogs

Boston Dynamics, maker of uncannily agile robots, is poised to bring its first commercial product to market — a small, dog-like robot called the …

Robotics

Futuristic system uses nothing but Wi-Fi waves to detect motion anywhere in your home

Home security camera systems are all the rage right now, but they never give you 100% coverage. It would obviously be hugely inappropriate to install …

Home Security

Subramanian Swamy reacts to Rahul Gandhi's Parliament hug. Here's what he said

Hack:<p>Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should get himself a medical checkup after Congress …

India