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YouTube to Use Authoritative Sources to Take Severe Measures to Stop Fake News

YouTube officials have said that the video streaming website is taking a number of steps to make sure that news uploaded on its platform is genuine and not fake. The company is said to achieve the goal by cracking down on news organizations supporting misinformation besides identifying the misleading information. On Monday, it also said that it will give prominence to authoritative news sources, especially during a time when misinformation

India Launches New Technology Challenge to Stop Human Entry into Sewers

A technology challenge has been initiated by India’s urban affairs ministry, wherein practical solutions to avoid life-threatening and unsafe entry of humans into septic tanks and sewers to clear blockages have been identified. A senior ministry official said that the best proposal will be selected after constituting submissions from a jury of technical experts, NGOs, companies, and individuals. Municipal bodies across the country will receive details of the best proposal.

New Study Could Help Improve Computing and Magnetic Memory

Magnetic materials for storing electronic data have been around for many decades now. In the more recent years. From magnetic tapes to floppy disk drives and hard disk drives, the field of magnetic data storage has continued to flourish in terms of technological advancement, precision, and storage capacity. In the more recent times, the magnetoresistance memory technology has started finding vast applications. Recently, a new discovery made by researchers at

Canada Continues to Improve its Non-hydro Renewable Energy Capacity

A number of countries have realized that fossil fuel is unreliable as well as harmful, and that the future is with renewable energy. Canada is one of the first few countries to make the shift away from fossil fuel and harness renewables. The country has widespread exploration and extraction activities currently underway and they have been adding to their capacity to generate power from solar, wind, and biomass at a

First Smartphone Powered by SC9853I Produced in China!

Spreadtrum Communications company in China known for its fabless semiconductor with advanced technology in 2G, 3G, 4G wireless communication standards. The company has announced an Intel architecture based 14 mm mid and high end LTE platform which is being adopted by LEAGOO T5c smartphones. This will be the world’s first smartphone produced by China which is powered by SC9853I and has been launched on 4th December 2017. 25% More Operational

Neural Network and Artificial Intelligence can Design Apparel!

A team of researchers from Adobe Research and the University of California, San Diego, have displayed how neural network and artificial intelligence (AI) one day could create customized designs for apparel to assist apparel manufacturers and vendors in meet consumers’ demand and provide them with exactly what they want. Wang-Cheng Kang, the first-author and a Ph.D. (computer science) student at the University of California, stated that they have proved that

LED Lights Found to Cause Grave Light Pollution Worldwide

Based on the analysis journal Science Advances it shows that the satellite information demonstrating that the Earth’s night is getting more illuminated, and misleadingly lit open air surfaces developed at a speed of 2.2 percent every year between 2012 and 2016. Specialists say that is an issue since evening lights are now found to disturb our body tickers and increase the dangers of tumor, diabetes and sadness. Concerning creatures, these

Organic and Healthy Meds are Paving New Way for Family Health

Majority of us take it for granted that the medications we take will always be beneficial for our health. When it is the case with our children, we usually pay a close attention to the long list of ingredients on the packaging label. The same was the case with the CEO of Genexa, David Johnson, whose company based out of Beverly Hills and is a CA-based manufacturer of non-GMO, organic

3D Nano-magnets to Process Information Faster in Electronic Devices

Electronic devices may have evolved dramatically over the years, yet the manner in which they store and transmit information (bits) still remains the same since 1960’s – in two dimensional (2D) circuits. This, however, is set to change soon as well, since University of Cambridge researchers have come up with a magnetic circuit on nano-scale that enables information to be transmitted through three dimensions (3D) space. The new discovery could

Self-Driving Shuttle Bumped into Delivery Truck in Vegas

In Las Vegas, a self-driving shuttle test in boulevards brought about a minor collision with a conveyance truck on Wednesday, with city authorities accusing the delivery truck driver. The truck driver was issued an activity ticket, authorities of Las Vegas said in an online post in regards to a minor impact. “The shuttle did its job perfectly, where its sensors supported the truck and the shuttle ceased to control the

Norway Opens First Fully Remote-controlled Platform

The Valemon field is one of the primary stand-alone development project in Norway by Statoil that contains nearly 192 million barrels of oil. Owing to its extremely high temperate and high pressure in fragmented nature, the reservoir is complex. Last weekend, it was announced that Valemon control room at Sandsli will be first of its kind platform that will operated completely remotely from land.  The head of the operation at

First Humanoid Robot Granted Citizenship by Saudi Arabia

Human-like robots is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Given the gigantic strides made in technology, it is already a reality! On October 25, a robot named Sophia, with delicate woman-like demeanor, became a citizen of Saudi Arabia. This is a first in the entire world. What’s more – the robot herself made the announcement at the Future Investment Initiative Conference held in Saudi Arabia, stating she was feeling

Lightest Robot Invented Supporting Swimming and other Activities

Another insect motivated minor robot that can move amongst air and water is a lightweight.  Measuring the same as around six grains of rice, it is the lightest robot that can fly, swim and dispatch itself from water, a worldwide group of analysts’ reports October 25 in Science Robotics. The bot is around 1,000 times lighter than other already created flying oceanic robots. Later on, this sort of sea-going flier

New Era Introduced by Chinese President

China’s new initiative line-up was the latest act to play in the deliberately scripted show of the Communist Party Congress. Once more Xi Jinping opposed tradition. Part of the way through one Party boss’ decade in control, a pioneer in-holding up would ordinarily show up in a celebrity main street function at the Great Hall of the People. Yet, the men alongside Mr Xi were all in their late 50s

False News about Las Vegas Attack Propagated by Google and Facebook

Facebook and Google propagated false news stories asserting that the shooter who murdered more than 50 individuals in Las Vegas was a Democrat who restricted Donald Trump. The misidentification spread quickly from dull corners of the web to standard stages hours after hundreds were harmed at a celebration close to the Mandalay Bay club, the most recent case of phony news contaminating online networking in the midst of a breaking

Pages Sharing Fake News Being Banned by Facebook

  Facebook has taken another strict step. This time the action taken is against the nuisance that fake news create on social network. Facebook has decided that it will block Pages that share fake news from advertising on Facebook at all. This has been implemented since Monday. Facebook, in a blog post said that third party fact checkers will be banned from buying ads if Pages are repeatingly sharing stories

Robot Makers Yet to Address Vulnerabilities, Point Out Researchers

Earlier in January, researchers had warned almost six robot manufacturers of about 50 vulnerabilities in their industrial, home, and business robots. Recently they said that the issues have still not been taken care of. The researchers named Lucas Apa and Cesar Cerrudo from IOActive, a cyber-security firm, said the vulnerabilities would make is easier for hackers to spy on users, impair safety features, and control them to make dangerous moves.

Fired Techie Blatantly Supports ‘Loner Genius Myth’ in Memo

In this age, job requirements like communication, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills play a crucial role in sustaining your career. Avoiding teamwork is nearly impossible- not just interdepartmental communication, but intradepartmental interaction is not just an obligation, but a demand, even in technical fields. The Google engineer who was let go a week ago, insisted on the patriarchal myth of the lonesome nerd in his memo. He states that women,

Amazon Founder Becomes World’s Richest Person Momentarily

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s net worth touched US$91.4 bn last week, following which he briefly overtook Bill Gates to gain the title of the world’s richest person. A steep rise in Amazon shares led to Mr. Bezos’ wealth surpass that of Microsoft co-founder for some time, as per Forbes. However, the rise was momentary with Amazon shares dropping back to position Mr. Gates again on the top slot. Mr. Bezos

NASA to Not Announce any Discovery of Life beyond Earth

After a recent YouTube video being posted by a hacking group named Anonymous that NASA is about to reveal the discovery of aliens or extraterrestrial life beyond earth went viral, NASA announced that there is as of yet no pending announcement to make about extraterrestrial life beyond Earth.  A spokesperson of the United States space agency recently claimed that there is no pending declaration to be yet. Later in a