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Bug Spray That Could Help Save Lives

05/05/2014, There is more than meets the eye with this particular bug spray, thanks to researchers over at Vanderbilt University who claims that this particular version of the bug spray is thousands of times stronger compared to DEET, with the capability of working...

Samsung To Pay Another $4 Million More To Apple In Damages

05/05/2014, It does seem as though Samsung’s pockets have been hit yet again due to the legal ramifications of their patent case with Apple, where a federal jury performed a recalculation on the amount that Samsung needs to pay Apple. Apparently, it was discovered...

Taking Notes With Laptop Not As Efficient As By Hand [Study]

05/05/2014, Whenever school gets back into session, technology companies like Dell and Apple launch back to school specials which sees laptops and computers go on promotion. The idea, we guess, is so that students will have devices to use in the lecture hall, type up...

US Government Studying Bitcoin As Possible Terrorism Threat

05/05/2014, One of the advantages of bitcoin is that the barrier of entry is relatively low, meaning that anyone can jump into it and attempt to mine for it if they want, or they can buy it off someone else if they have enough funds for it. Its anonymity is also one...

Basingstoke Back On Google Maps After ‘Town Centre’ Gaffe

05/05/2014, I am quite sure that many people out there do make use of Google Maps when it comes to locating a certain store, shop, office or home, but this does not mean that Google Maps has not had its fair share of controversies in the past – especially when...

Ballmer Refers To Microsoft And Apple As ‘Two-Trick Ponies’

05/05/2014, After serving at Microsoft for more than three decades and leading it as CEO for nearly half of that, Steve Ballmer stepped down as CEO back in February. Since leaving the top job he has largely kept himself out of the spotlight. Though back in March he...

Element 117 Joins The Periodic Table

05/05/2014, While misery loves company, this does not mean that all of the elements in the periodic table are one morose and depressed bunch. No sir, in fact, a brand new super-heavy element that has been called element 117 will soon join the rest of the cast in the...

Target CEO Resigns Following Massive Data Breach

05/05/2014, A few months back Target revealed that it had been the victim of a massive cyberattack which compromised personal and payment information of millions of its customers. After its revelation there were multiple reports of similar cyberattacks at other...

TouchTools A New Touchscreen Interface

05/04/2014, It goes without saying that us humans have been particularly good with our tools, otherwise how could we have lasted against far larger and fiercer animals over the thousands of years in the past? Having said that, the use of tools in this day and age...

Microsoft Office Not Fully Utilized By Employees [Study]

05/04/2014, When it comes to productivity software in the workplace, it is not surprising that many of our minds jump to software suites like Microsoft Office. Word is used to type up letters, draft contracts, create invoices, reports, and so on. Excel will be used...

Microsoft Might Partner With Showtime For Halo TV Series

05/04/2014, Back in May last year Microsoft announced the live-action Halo TV series that will be produced with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. It has nearly been an year since the official announcement and not much has been revealed. A new report claims that...

LAPD Teams Up With Amazon Web Services To Crowdsource Evidence

05/04/2014, Modern technology kickstarted the phenomenon that is known as citizen journalism. You didn’t need proper gear or equipment to capture an event, you could just do it through a smartphone even before reporters turned up. This advancement in...

Spy Plane Reportedly Fried Air Traffic Control Computers

05/04/2014, A recent report claims that U-2 spy plane passing through airspace monitored by the L.A. Air Route Traffic Control Center in Palmdale, California caused a glitch that ultimately overloaded and fried computer systems. The U-2 is a spy plane that was used...

Bill Gates Is No Longer Microsoft’s Largest Shareholder

05/02/2014, While Bill Gates might not be as active in Microsoft as he once was, say a decade or so ago, he still managed to hold onto the title of the person with the biggest shareholder in the company. He had started out with a whopping 64% share in the company...