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Synthetic Nervous System Allows Paralyzed Man to Move Again

Injuries to the spinal cord that are severe enough to result in paralysis rob their victims of many of the abilities that we take for granted in our daily lives as the built-in biological wiring we…

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Nintendo’s Miitomo App Has Over 4 Million Users Monthly

Nintendo’s first foray into the realm of smartphone apps, Miitomo created a lot of fuss when it was first released last month. Even so, it managed to garner a surprisingly sizable userbase for a simple app based…

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Windows XP Still Powers 181 Million PCs

Microsoft XP is the operating system that just won’t die it seems. Even now, two years after support for Windows XP finally ended, it has been found that 181 million PCs around the world still use the…

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Tesla to Release Upgraded and Redesigned Model S

Tesla is committed to continually updating their cars and while this usually takes the form of small tweaks and over-the-air software updates. Now, as had been rumoured, Tesla plan to release a newly redesigned and upgraded…

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Mysterious Prototype Neo Geo Game Discovered

26 years ago the Neo Geo was the original home of a number of fighting games that would go on to be long running series, such as the King of Fighters games. Another potential Neo Geo masterpiece…

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Kepler Space Telescope Recovered from Emergency Mode

It was recently reported that the deep space telescope, Kepler had run into trouble and had forced itself to enter its emergency mode. Thankfully the planet-hunting spacecraft has since returned to a stable state. NASA’s Kepler team…

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Tesla Autopilot Now Lets You Drive on Rainbow Road

Yesterday, Tesla CEO tweeted some unusual instructions for owners of Tesla vehicles that are equipped with the autopilot feature. While this may be an effort to distract users from the recent issues found in a number…

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Planet Hunting Spacecraft Kepler Enters Emergency Mode

NASA engineers have raised a mission emergency in regards to the exoplanet-hunting spacecraft Kepler, which has unexpectedly entered its emergency mode 75 million miles from Earth. This mode is the lowest level of operation for the…

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NASA Begin Drop Tests of Orion Crew Module

The Orion module’s first mission may be five years away at the earliest, but this hasn’t stopped NASA from proceeding with its development well in advance. NASA’s impact tests for the module have already begun using…

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Upgraded Tesla Model S Expected Next Week

It is the Model 3 that has been getting all the attention towards Tesla lately with its remarkable preorder figures continuing to balloon. It isn’t the only car that the California-based EV firm have been working…

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Samsung Have Patented An Augmented Reality Contact Lens

Previous attempts at portable AR devices have met with lukewarm responses, with many of them, including Google Glass, falling short of what was expected of them upon conception. Now Samsung may be working on the best…

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Elon Musk Says Sea Landed Falcon 9 Could Relaunch Soon

The Falcon 9 rocket that SpaceX successfully landed at sea yesterday could be the first of its kind to be relaunched into space revealed Elon Musk at a press conference held by NASA. The first rocket…

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SpaceX Successfully Land Falcon 9 Rocket on Drone Ship

After a number of tries, SpaceX has finally achieved their goal of landing a Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage on one of their drone ships at sea. The landing took place following the launch that marked…

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David Hayter Reprises His Role as Solid Snake… In a Ford Advert

Ever since it was announced that Kiefer Sutherland would be taking over as Snake for Metal Gear Solid V, fans have been hoping that David Hayter would be allowed to return to the role. Now fans…

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ShakeSpeak Keyboard Lets You Write Like Shakespeare

In the modern world, communication has often been reduced to abbreviations that represent words and a vast collection of emotive images, which is a far cry from the language used by Shakespeare and other famous linguists. Now…

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Tesla Model 3 Receives 325,000 Preorders in Just One Week

There was no doubt that the Tesla Model 3 was going to be a big hit after last week saw the newly announced electric vehicle receive 180,000 preorders in just 24 hours. One week on and…

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Bash for Windows 10 Unfazed by Deadliest Linux Command

Linux Bash shell came to Windows 10 recently as part of the latest Windows Insider preview build. Immediately, people began to experiment, some to see how well the shell was implemented, while others went straight for…

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Panasonic Claims to Have Developed World’s Best Weather Model

The private weather forecasting business is one that has been growing over the last two decades, with the weather forecasting industry now thought to be worth as much as $6 billion in the US alone. Regardless,…

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First Final Version of Vivaldi Web Browser Released

The Vivaldi Web Browser is considered by many to be the true successor to the popular Opera browser of yesteryear, before, in many people’s eyes, it lost its way. After months in development, ex-Opera CEO Jon von…

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iOS Lock Screen Bypass Vulnerability Fixed By Apple

Apple has reportedly fixed a security flaw in the iOS operating system that would allow attackers to be able to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that are running version 9.3.1 of…

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Apple to Use Old or Refurbished IPhones to Break Into Indian Market

The Indian market is one notoriously hard to get into for many firms selling devices at a premium, with many Indian customers being incredibly sensitive to high pricing and the import taxes for the country are…