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Graphene light bulb headed for shops, cuts energy use by 10%

The first commerically viable consumer product to be built from graphene is to go on sale before the end of the year. The dimmable light bulb was use 10% less energy than other bulbs but will last longer because of graphene's increased conductivity.

Nigerian president quits voting station after tech glitch

- Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan turned up Saturday to accredit himself and his wife Patience for his re-election bid but problems with new voting technology forced to him to temporarily abandon his plans.

Live-streaming app Meerkat challenges social media conventions

The story of Meerkat begins just over two weeks ago, when the live streaming application first became available to the public.

Review: Can the Blackberry Classic bring back classic success?

After the release of the larger Blackberry Passport, Blackberry has combined previous design styles with upgraded features to create the Blackberry Classic with the hope of gaining traction in a niche market.

Op-Ed: Sony's Action Cam is gunning for GoPro

Sony's recently-launched Action Cam has gotten plenty of viral interest on the Web. The buzz started with a March YouTube video of a POV shot from an eagle, which generated millions of views in a matter of days.

HTC CEO steps down to lead company's future tech division

HTC CEO Peter Chou has stepped down as leader of the company to take the helm of the HTC Future Development Lab. He will be replaced by chairwoman Cher Wang.

Is Apple preparing to buy Tesla Motors?

According to successful entrepreneur and analyst Jason Calacanis, Apple will likely purchase Tesla Motors for $75 billion in approximately 18 months.

Google targets annoying browser toolbars with new web protection

Google has enhanced its search protection algorithms to provide more protection against websites harbouring unwanted software designed to hijack a user's computer with unwanted browser settings or intrusive adverts on webpages.

Twitter reports increasing staff to deal with abuse

A recent report indicates that Twitter is now receiving up to five times as many reports of abuse as it did six months ago.

Solar plane lands in Oman after 1st leg of round-the-world bid

Muscat - The Solar Impulse 2 landed Monday in Oman, completing the initial leg of its bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, an AFP photographer said.

Studying moths to improve solar cells

Researchers have pioneered a new antireflective coating for solar cells. The design for the coating was inspired by the eyes of a moth. The scientists behind the project hope that it will improve the efficiency of solar panels.

Technical problems delay El Salvador vote results

Sansalvador - Technical problems have prevented election authorities from getting a tally in El Salvador's tightly contested congressional vote, officials said on Monday.

Op-Ed: Technology makes education more accessible than ever

The advent of the digital era has revolutionized education and learning for millions of children worldwide, enabling greater collaboration between teachers and pupils and bringing education to places where it was never available via virtual classrooms.

Researchers achieve 1Tb/sec 5G speeds in lab

Researchers developing the 5G mobile network technology that will eventually replace 4G have managed to transfer data at a massive 1 Tb/sec in experimental lab conditions, blowing away previous estimates of the potential speed of our future mobiles.

A look at the top online marketing conferences this year

It is coming to the time of the year when online marketers and SEO experts converge to share ideas and learn from each other at conferences worldwide. With events in every major city, the outcomes will directly influence the future of online marketing.

Domino's app tracks customers' stomachs, tells them what to eat

Having trouble deciding what type of pizza to order? Never fear! A new app from Domino's helps hungry customers determine exactly what they want to eat, based on their 'tummy rumbles.'

UN report urges drones for peace missions

New York - A UN report is calling for drones to be deployed in most peacekeeping missions as part of a major technological leap needed to help the United Nations confront world crises, the lead expert of the study said Monday.

China's latest cyberwar: The battle for New Year train tickets

Bejing - As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Sheep, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways -- but technology is offering new ways to find a route home.

Apple plans to develop electric car: WSJ

Washington - US tech giant Apple is working in secret to create a company-branded electric vehicle, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Op-Ed: Nanotechnology likely to be the next big technological revolution

Is technological progress slowing down? Are we simply refining technological advances originally made in the 1980s or earlier? Fear not: there is a next wave that will revolutionize technology. And it's small. Real small. A look at nanotechnology.

New eyeglass lenses go from clear to shaded when you want them to

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have a solution for changing between clear and shaded eyeglasses, quickly, without the long changeover time of transitional lenses.

Aussie glitter bomb website goes viral, sells for US$85K

A brand new Australian website dedicated to the passive-aggressive concept of treating one’s nemesis to a shiny box filled to the brim with glitter has sold for US$85,000.

World's poor headed for better lives in 2030: Gates

New York - The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.

The Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014 is here; '123456' still top

SplashData has released its updated list of the Top 25 Worst Passwords for 2014, continuing the new tradition since 2011. As might be expected, "123456" still tops the chart, followed in second place by the decidedly simple "password."

Canadian trade ties to India set to rise Special

Partnership agreements in science and technology were signed by Canadian delegates in last week's summit in Gujarat, India.

Op-Ed: Existence of cell phone separation anxiety calls for big changes

Finally, irrefutable evidence that we have grown too reliant on our cell phones! Researchers have determined that cell phone "separation anxiety" exists and leads to lower performance. We need to start limiting our use of cell phones.

Op-Ed: In praise of the hyper micro

We want things made for us, not for others. At a minimum, we are actively seeking at least an illusion that certain things are exactly to our taste, not to anyone else's and not to a mass, generic audience.

Smartphone app can measure DNA

A new microscope attachment, together with an specially designed computer application, allows smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA. The device is aimed at medical staff out in the field.

EU to set up expert cell to fight jihadist propaganda: report

Brussels - The European Union plans to set up a cell of advisors in Belgium that member governments can tap to fight jihadist propaganda, a top EU official told a newspaper Saturday.

Kiwi jihadist mistakenly broadcasts his location

A technologically challenged Kiwi jihadist has been mistakenly broadcasting his location in Syria because he forgot to turn off the tracking device in his cell phone.
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