Category Archives: Technology

17Mar/15

Cheap wind power? Just listen to turbines talk to each other, say researchers

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES (REUTERS AND VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) – The measurements taken inside this wind tunnel could hold the key to making wind power a viable, cost effective energy source in the future.
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14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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10Mar/15

Sarah Brightman plans to sing from space

(EVO) – British singer Sarah Brightman, who is expected to blast off in September for a 10-day stay on the International Space Station, said on Tuesday (March 10) that she is planning to sing from space.
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10Mar/15

Cockroaches have personalities, study finds

The humble cockroach can display surprisingly complex personality traits, according to research conducted in Belgium. By attaching microchips to their backs, scientists were able to monitor the roaches’ behaviour in an enclosed arena and observe varying personalities among the insects. Matthew Stock reports.
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09Mar/15

Apple announces exclusive HBO platform, lowers price of Apple TV

Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.

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