Technology

Super Fast Charging Batteries Could Soon Be A Reality

By: Alice Clifford

By Alice Clifford The slap heard around the world happened at the 2022 Academy Awards and saw Will Smith receive a 10-year ban from the annual award show — and take a hit in his movie career, with multiple projects being put on hold. Smith could soon be added to...

New Robo-Dog Can Run Along The Beach At 9.8 Feet Per Second

By: Jim Leffman

By Jim Leffman An animal charity’s oldest-ever pair of dogs have finally found their forever home after they were previously overlooked because of their combined age of 34. Collie crosses, Sheba and Teddy, both 17, were taken into the care of the Dogs Trust in Evesham, UK, after their owner...

How Artificial Intelligence (A.I) Can Help To Combat Fake News

By: Oluwapelumi Adejumo

By Oluwapelumi Adejumo Recent technological advancements like the internet have vastly improved the speed and the mode of communication, but they have given rise to a new problem, “fake news.” Then-US President Donald Trump gets into a heated exchange with CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta (R) during a...

Smart Patch Could Detect Alzheimer’s Within Six Minutes Of Use

By: Jim Leffman

By Jim Leffman A  microneedle patch detects biomarkers that could  detect Alzheimer’s within six minutes. The smart patchhas been developed by British scientists. The microneedle patch detects biomarkers and could also be used to test for other conditions such as Parkinson’s, cancer and cardiovascular disease. An elderly woman looking outside...

Why 2022 Was A Tough Year For Tech Firms Seeking Funding

By: Judith Segaloff

By Judith Segaloff People make their way near the NASDAQ MarketSite at Times Square on January 13, 2023, in New York City. Nasdaq and the S&P 500 pared losses on Friday on the back of easing inflation expectations and results from some U.S. banks. LEONARDO MUNOZ/JNS With the plummeting NASDAQ,...

Tech Company Fitting Bionic Hands On Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers

By: Talker News

By Talker News   State-of-the-art bionic arms for Ukrainian soldier amputees. A British tech company has flown to Germany to fit bionic hands to two wounded Ukrainian soldiers. OPEN BIONICS/SWNS TALKER A British tech company has flown to Germany to fit bionic hands to two wounded Ukrainian soldiers. Open Bionics...

Study Suggest Best Way To Survive A Nuclear Attack

By: Talker News

By Talker News If a nuclear attack is launched people should hole up in the corners of concrete buildings to have the best chance of survival, according to new research. It’s better than cowering in corridors – or near windows or doors, say scientists. UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA/SWNS TALKER If a...

Microchips That Merge Brain With Machines Appear Safe: Study

By: Mark Waghorn

By Mark Waghorn Microchips that merge the brain with machines to treat paralyzed patients are safe, according to new research. The tiny devices are implanted after a stroke or spinal cord injury to stimulate activity in the nervous system. ESB PROFESSIONAL/METANEWS Good news for cyborgs and their brains. Microchips that...

Twitter Competitor Parler In Limbo After Massive Layoffs At Parent Firm

By: Jeffrey Gogo

By Jeffrey Gogo Illustrative image of human hand with mobile device showing logo for the social media platform Parler with American flag visible in background, Lafayette, California, January 21, 2021. Parler has said it has about 16.5 million registered users. Website analytics company SimilarWeb reports that Parler’s total monthly site...

Twitter Probed Over Users’ Personal Data Leaks

By: Enacy Mapakame

By Enacy Mapakame Twitter is being probed over personal data protection after a hacker claimed to have details of more than 400 million users. Identified as “Ryushi”, the hacker is demanding $200 000 or £166 000 to hand over the data and delete it. The details include that of some...

EU Commission To Link ‘Fair Share’ Debate With The Metaverse

By: MetaNews Global

By MetaNews Global The European Commission’s move to make traffic-intensive online platforms  contribute to the cost of digital infrastructure will include consideration of the rise in data volumes used by the metaverse and virtual platforms. This initiative seeks to address a long-standing grievance by telecom operators in the EU who...

The Otherwise Hidden Attribute Of Boredom

By: Alice Clifford

By Alice Clifford Social media could keep users from benefiting from the profoundly creative benefits of boredom, new research reveals Its addictive nature has the capacity to squander time and resources that could be used to discover new hobbies and acquire new skills. Succumbing to profound boredom could open doors...