Wikipedia Bots Started Editing Wars

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Wikipedia might be world’s most comprehensive online encyclopedia, which features millions of articles, which are quite difficult to be maintained by humans alone. Therefore, bots were developed to facilitate this task, but a new study shows that they occasionally start editing wars among themselves which can last for years. Wikipedia bots are mostly used to undo editing vandalism, enforce b … [Read more...]

Superbugs Kill 25,000 People In The EU Every Year

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Superbugs are bacteria resistant to antibiotics. This means that they are too hard to kill. This makes them very dangerous, especially for people who have a weak immune system. A new report shows that more than 25,000 people are killed every year in the EU by these superbugs. EU commissioners for health mentioned that the numbers of people who are killed by these antibiotic-resistant bacteria … [Read more...]

Harvard Scientists Invent the Smallest Radio Receiver

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If you ever wondered what enables current technology to develop at this unprecedented pace, then you should know that being able to miniaturize electronics so that components can provide better performance at a smaller size. The computing revolution happened thanks to engineers who were able to fit an increasing number of complex machines into a decreasing amount of space. Industry experts … [Read more...]

Mattel Reveals Barbie Hologram

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Barbie is one of the most recognizable brands of dolls for girls in the world but has been criticized for promoting unrealistic standards for women’s body image. Since then, Mattel has been trying to expand and redesign the toy to present a more realistic representation of a woman, having more diverse career options as well as various types of body shapes. The latest innovation for the famous d … [Read more...]

Skype Translator Can Now Be Used on Landline and Mobile Calls

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Skype is one of the most popular apps when it comes to making an audio or video call. It promised to connect its users across the world when it first launched its real-time universal translator back in 2014. Now, the company is looking to expand the availability of the Skype translator to mobile and landline calls. The increased availability of the translation feature has been implemented in … [Read more...]

Levels of Ocean Oxygen Drop 2% in 50 Years

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Climate change affects our planet in various ways, from melting the polar ice caps to increasing the numbers of extreme weather events. However, a new study has found that climate change has also had a major impact on our oceans, as the levels of ocean oxygen dropped two percent between 1960 and 2010. The study, published in the journal Nature, by a team of researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz … [Read more...]

Arctic Refreeze Plan Will Cost $500B

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One of the many dangers of climate is the accelerated melting of the polar caps, which lead to various environmental disasters, from sea level rise to the extinction of several species living at the poles. A new report revealed that the sea ice has hit another record low at both poles during winter. While the proposed solution in preventing the complete melting of the polar ice caps is to limit … [Read more...]

Verizon Launches New Unlimited Data Plan

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Five years after Verizon announced that it will end its unlimited data plan, the company has revealed that it plans to launch another similar service called Verizon Unlimited. Alongside the general announcement, Verizon also revealed some of the more specific details of its new plan. The new unlimited data plan will be priced at $80 for individual lines or $45 for every line on a family with … [Read more...]

Google Brings WebVR to Chrome

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Virtual reality is gradually making steps to expand its user base. The latest feature comes from Google who has decided to launch its WebVR app for its Chrome browser. Previously, Chrome users had a hard time finding VR content or even navigating a VR page. However, thanks to the WebVR app, Google promises increased accessibility and more content for VR enthusiasts. Until now, Chrome lacked the … [Read more...]

New York Times Subscribers Get Free Spotify

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While the New York Times faced some criticism by the current president of the United States, a move that only led to an increase in subscribers for the news company, now the NY Times also offers free Spotify Premium with their digital subscriptions, if their high-quality journalism didn’t already convince you. The New York Times offers a subscription model for users who access all of their c … [Read more...]