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Verizon CEO Says Carrier Not Going To Canada

09/03/2013, It was first rumored back in June that the largest U.S. carrier, Verizon Wireless, was interested into making an entry in Canada. It was said that the carrier was looking to purchase a small Canadian carrier before bidding for wireless spectrum that the...

Beam Remote Controlled Robot Avatar

09/03/2013, Now here is what one might deem to be as close as one can get to a hologram of sorts. Sure, it is not the conventional hologram that one would think of, but rather, it comes across as a robot avatar known as Beam. Beam, the remote-controlled robot avatar...

Japan Plans On Building A Giant Ice Wall Surrounding Fukushima Plant

09/03/2013, It was two years ago when Japan experienced a terrible earthquake and tsunami that ravaged parts of the region as well as causing the Fukushima nuclear power plant to have a meltdown, which the country is still trying to contain to this day. Recently, the...

Font Helps The Blind To “Read”

09/02/2013, The Thailand Association of the Blind did approach advertising agency BBDO Proximity recently with a rather special albeit challenging brief: To create equality for the blind or visually impaired alongside a fully sighted person where reading is...

New Plastic Material Gets Stronger Under Stress

09/02/2013, For all of you comic book fans out there, I am quite sure that you have heard of one of the Jade Giant, aka The Incredible Hulk’s favorite phrases – “The angrier Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk becomes, and Hulk is angry!!!” You could more or...

Reflections From London Skyscraper Melts Car

09/02/2013, Buildings made from metal and glass look pretty sleek and futuristic, but it seems that the result of such designs have led to unintended consequences over in London. According to a report from City A.M., reflections of the sunlight from the building have...

AT&T Apparently Providing DEA With Decades Of Phone Call Records

09/02/2013, The Hemisphere Project has been described as a partnership between local and federal drug officials and U.S. telecom giant AT&T, they’re said to have an “extremely close association.” The New York Times reports that this project was...

Verizon Confirms $130 Billion Deal With Vodafone

09/02/2013, It was rumored last week that both Verizon Wireless and Vodafone were having discussions over a possible buyout of the latter’s 45 percent stake in Verizon. Vodafone had confirmed the talks a few days ago. Yesterday it was rumored that both parties...

Sky First To Broadcast Live 4K Video In The UK

09/02/2013, Sky has added yet another feather to their proverbial hat by virtue of being the first company to broadcast live 4K video to folks who live in the UK. It was as recently as October last year when Sky first experimented with Ultra HD, that is, 4k, but it...

Samsung Releases IFA 2013 Teaser Video

09/02/2013, Come IFA 2013, Samsung will be holding their Unpacked event in which the company’s upcoming Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and Galaxy Gear smartwatch have been confirmed for an announcement. Given that we’re still a few more days away from Samsung’s 4th...

BlackBerry Director Says Company May Survive As A Niche Player

09/01/2013, There has been a lot of speculation about BlackBerry’s future ever since the company announced that it was forming a Special Committee to probe “strategic alternatives” for it’s survival. The alternatives may include alliances,...