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Five Transportation Technologies That Will Boom Or Bust In 2019

From right to left: Waymo autonomous vehicle concept, Airbus VTOL taxi concept, The Boring Company’s Chicago Express Loop concept, Blue Origin New Shepard rocket.Waymo, Airbus, The Boring Company, Blue Origin As we enter 2019, we wanted to take a moment to discuss some of the hottest transportation technologies and assess their prospects for the coming year. Will autonomous cars finally become ... Read More »

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

The notch. By now it’s become a fairly commonplace feature on premium phones. Even some budget handsets are starting to get in on the act. But the Google Pixel 3 XL reignites the notch frenzy. Why? Because it’s so damn big. Google didn’t just add a normal screen cutout to the top of its latest flagship phone, it added the ... Read More »

Snapchat Now Lets You Delete Messages That Have Already Been Viewed

HIGHLIGHTS Snapchat is rolling out a new feature called Clear Chats It is aimed at making people more comfortable sending sensitive info This could also check cases of revenge porn and blackmails Photo-messaging app Snapchat is rolling out a new feature called Clear Chats that will allow users to delete messages from personal and group chat-threads, even after the messages have been ... Read More »

5 Social Media Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact in 2018

With more and more brands trying to connect with audiences across an array of social channels, the attention span of people is on a decline. Businesses need to quickly figure out what’s best for their audiences in order to generate better engagement and increased brand loyalty. Here are five crucial social media trends that will have the maximum impact on ... Read More »

9 Bizarre Social Media Apps That You Never Even Thought Actually Exist

The social media world is a fascinating one and with a multitude of online tools, there’s simply no room for boredom. From dating to that of gaming, social media apps play a massive role in our daily activities and are more often than not  tailored to one’s tastes. Apart from apps that help you book cabs and swipe right on Tinder, ... Read More »

MIT Researchers Make AI System That Detects Sarcasm on Twitter Better Than Humans

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect sarcasm in tweets better than humans May help computers spot and remove online hate speech, abusive comments Originally aimed to develop a system capable of detecting racist posts MIT scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can detect sarcasm in tweets better than humans, an advance that may help computers automatically spot and remove ... Read More »

IBM Develops Tape Cartridge That Stores 330TB of Uncompressed Data in the Palm of Your Hand

HIGHLIGHTS The tape comes with a recording density of 201GB per inch IBM worked with Sony Storage Solutions for the tape The tape has been developed over years In an interesting development, scientists at IBM have managed to develop a prototype magnetic tape drive that fits in the palm of your hand and can store a whopping 330TB of uncompressed ... Read More »

Technology That Turns Obama’s Words Into Lip-Synced Videos to Be Featured at SIGGRAPH

A paper set to be delivered at next week’s SIGGRAPH 2017 conference has garnered a lot of pre-confab attention because the technology could possibly be used to produce fake news videos. But the technology described in the paper, “Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync From Audio,” could have many more beneficial uses, especially in the entertainment and gaming industries. Researchers from the University ... Read More »

7 Convincing Reasons That Students Need Technology in Classroom

Technolog­­­­y– a word that is ruling the modern times with its unparalleled services and unbelievable possibilities. We have come to a point where it has become almost impossible to drag ourselves away from this new-generation companion. Nowadays, technology has stepped in into classrooms as well. More and more schools and coaching institutes are opting for technology in classrooms for enhancing ... Read More »

MXene Could Help Make Batteries That Charge as Fast as Supercapacitors: Study

HIGHLIGHTS Mxene could pave the way for fully charging your smartphone in just a few Key to faster charging energy storage devices is in the electrode design It would then be capable of charging at much higher rates of batteries A new battery electrode design from a highly conductive, two-dimensional material called Mxene could pave the way for fully charging ... Read More »