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Ever Knocked Down the Wrong House Thanks to Google Maps?

We’ve all used Google maps and then had to guess the last few metres as the marker shows us the wrong location. It’s always a pain but, at least, it wasn’t responsible for knocking down your house.…

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What Year is This? The DeLorean is Back in Production!

Great Scott! It’s like something out of Back to the Future today, as the iconic car, made famous by the now legendary time travel movie is back in production! Thanks to a recent change in the…

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1882 Patent Gives a Whole New Meaning to the Word Overkill

We mostly associate a patent and technology with modern times,. Our computers, and our inventions are the primary things to gain a patent, but it is something that dates way further back than you first expect…

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Kid Banned From Wearing Star Wars T-Shirt in School

A 7th grade school student has been banned from wearing his Star Wars: The Force Awakens T-shirt at his US school. Colton Southern was told by faculty at George Junior High School in Rosenberg, Texas that…

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Self-Healing Gel Now Carries Electrical Charge

We’ve all had that moment when we’ve heard the crack, the snap or the crunch. Be it your favourite USB drive, your screen or even your laptop, accidents happen and things get damaged. The worst part…

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School Student Arrested For Bringing Homemade Clock To School

The current world climate is one of placing people into narrow pre-perceived boxes which are based on current world stereotypes. A person is judged solely on their looks, dress sense and their social standing within society…

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Texas Says Hello to Google’s Self-Driving Cars

Do you live in Austin, Texas? Then you may want to keep on the look out for the Google Cars that are now patrolling your part of the world. Several people have been reporting online that…

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RadioShack Plans to Sell Customer Data

Radioshack is planning to sell its customer data, even with opposition from multiple US states. The bankrupt company is looking to recoup some money and has asked a bankruptcy court for permission to sell some assest,…

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Apple’s First A9 Chips Roll off the Production Line – in the US?

The Korean Electronic Times reports that Apple’s first A9 chips have rolled off the production line – in the United States. Apparently Samsung is producing the chips (although the Korean Electronic Times often likes to say that regardless of reality).…

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SpaceX Granted Permission to Build Spaceport in Texas

SpaceX have just been given approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build their massive 56.5 acre spaceport on the Gulf of Mexico, right on the Texas-Mexico border. Of course there is still a lot…

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Apple iMac Spotted Running Windows XP in Austin, Texas Production Line

Microsoft products running on Apple hardware might not have been seen as a big thing, but given the ‘flavour’ added by Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, towards Microsoft during Apple’s WWDC, things are looking a bit…

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Breaking News: Motorola Mobility Factory In Texas Closing Down

In recent months we have been hearing news at how Motorola’s Texas factory has been seeing a slow decline in profitably, particularly since sales of the Moto X and the Moto Maker scheme have not been…

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iTunes Festival To be Held In the U.S. Alongside SXSW

The iTunes Festival will be held this year as well. The difference between all other years and this year is that Apple will be hosting it in the US, and not the UK. Yes, after seven…

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100 Cars Disabled Over The Internet By A Texas Man

According to an article from PHYS, a man fired from a Texas auto dealership used an Internet service to remotely disable ignitions and set off car horns of more than 100 vehicles sold at his old…

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AT&T To Bring 300Mbps Fiber To Austin

Austin, Texas seems to be the new place to be if you are interested in a blazing fast Internet connection as AT&T has announced plans to deploy fiber in the city that will ultimately provide speeds of up to 1…

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Google Moto X Manufacturing Facility Has Been Added To Google Street View

Google seem to love cracking out their mapping technology and wandering around odd places, we’ve seen the inside of sweetshops, Easter Island, up mountains and more. A little closer to home for Google though is one…

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Texas Protects Email Privacy With New Bill

The United States government keeps trying to do more and more with cyber-security. When I hear that a new bill is coming out, I immediately think that they are trying to take away more of our…

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Google Fiber May Come To Austin, Texas.

Google and the City of Austin are apparently going to hold a meeting next week for an announcement as both has given away invitations to various media, but both have not provided any details about the…