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Want to watch a film on a plane? Bring your tablet, say airlines

Grab your iPads, travellers. The in-flight TV screen is set to become a thing of the past on long-haul flights from the UK, with airlines claiming that passengers would prefer to watch films on their smartphones and tablets.<p>The low-cost Canadian carrier WestJet is launching a new transatlantic …

Long Haul

MIT and Google's New Algorithm Removes Reflections and Fences From Photos

All the better to #trend with<p>There’s something that Little League baseball games, the zoo, and the top of the Freedom Tower all have in common. If you want to take a picture, you’ll probably have something obstructing your view, whether it be glass or a fence.<p>Soon, smartphone cameras may have a way …

IBM unlocks the secret to carbon nanotube transistors

Following Moore's law is getting harder and harder, especially as existing components reach their physical size limitations. Parts like silicon transistor contacts -- the "valves" within a transistor that allow electrons to flow -- simply can't be shrunken any further. However, IBM announced a …

Nanotech

Nasa images capture growth of Antarctic sea ice

This is attributed to a strong El Nino event causing the surface waters of the equatorial Pacific ocean to warm, affecting sea levels and …

How To Email Like a Professional: Advice From The Former CEO Of Google

He probably knows what he's talking about, so listen up<p>Whether to write ‘Best wishes’ or ‘Kind regards’ may seem like the biggest email dilemma of …

Productivity

3D-Printed Supercars Will Cut Costs And Emissions

One of four new ideas transforming your ride<p>In 2010, Kevin Czinger had a revelation. As the co-founder of a small electric-car company, Coda Automotive, he had been driven by the laudable goal of creating a cleaner vehicle, one that uses less fossil fuel and emits less carbon. But as production …

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