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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Facebook has acquired video startup QuickFire Networks.</b> It reduces the amount of bandwidth needed to watch online video.<p><b>2. Uber has been banned in China.</b> The government has ruled that private cars can't use apps to offer cab services.<p><b>3. Google is donating $300,000 to Charlie Hebdo.</b> The French …

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Winter suns, anyone? Nasa produces vintage travel posters for newly discovered planets

If ever there was a destination worthy of a winter getaway, then it’s Kepler-16b, “the land of two suns”.<p>The planet, discovered in 2011, is one of three exoplanets (planets that orbit a star other than our sun), depicted in a series of striking vintage-style travel posters produced by Nasa’s Jet …

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Astronomers Have Discovered Eight Potentially Habitable Planets

Astronomers have announced that they have discovered eight more planets that likely exist in temperature ranges where life could exist.<p>The astronomers began their research path by examining candidates for planets that had been identified by NASA’s Kepler mission. The candidates were analyzed using …

5,200 Days in Space

An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station, and the surprising reasons the mission is still worthwhile<p>When humans move to space, we are the aliens, the extraterrestrials. And so, living in space, the oddness never quite goes away. Consider something as elemental as sleep. In …

Science and technology predictions for 2017

Telegraph writers share their science and technology predictions for 2017, from the rise of artificial intelligence to new breakthroughs in cancer research and the first human head transplant.<p>The rise of biometric identification technology, from fingerprints to vein scanners<p>By James Titcomb, …

The 25 Most Popular Street Art Pieces of 2014

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• December 26, 2014<p>1- Banksy – UK<p>With 2014 coming to an end, its time to reveal the 25 most popular street pieces that our …

We could get to the singularity in ten years

<i>It would require a different way of thinking about the timing of the Singularity, says AGI pioneer Ben Goertzel, PhD. Rather than a predictive</i> …

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Will 'The Interview' change how Hollywood does business?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Interview" was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn't even begin to describe the series of events …

Ted Cruz reignites GOP civil war

Republican senators pounded Ted Cruz over the weekend, lashing him for his procedural tactics and ultimately voting in large numbers against his immigration gambit.<p>Now, Cruz’s allies off Capitol Hill are looking for revenge.<p>Conservative outside groups view Saturday’s vote as the first salvo in the …

OnePlus 10,000 mAh Power Bank coming soon

Poor battery life proving problematic? OnePlus wants to come to your rescue with a 10,000 mAh portable battery pack. Although you’ll have to wait a little bit, as it won’t go on sale until next year.<p>OnePlus’ upcoming Power Bank comes with a hefty 10,000 mAh of additional juice for your smartphone, …

The 12 missions of Christmas

Many of us spend Christmas far from friends and family, but Richard Hollingham spares a thought for those farthest flung of all – our spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond.<p>In July 1965, Mariner 4 became the first space probe to send back pictures of another world from space. Fifty years …

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The Art of Not Working at Work

At first, the ability to check email, read ESPN, or browse Zappos while on the job may feel like a luxury. But in time, many crave more meaningful—and more demanding—responsibilities.<p>Two years ago a civil servant in the German town of Menden wrote a farewell message to his colleagues on the day of …

Scotland's largest graffiti art project under way in Edinburgh

<b>The first stage of what will become Scotland's largest street art project has begun.</b><p>More than 60 street and graffiti artists will team up at Edinburgh's New Waverley construction site to produce one of the largest public artworks of its kind in the UK.<p>It will combine permanent art with "an …

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