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Smartphone app can detect depression in its users

A Montreal start-up company has developed mind.me, an application that can detect depression in people who use it. The…

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life demo available in the PlayStation Store

As promised when announcing the postponement of the release of the game, the playable demo of Yakuza 6: The…

Huawei Car Ai Driving

Huawei shows off a car driven automatically by a smartphone

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on Monday presented a vehicle driven entirely by artificial intelligence contained in a high-end smartphone…

Nokia is Making a Comeback

Nokia smartphones are back – and more successful than the competition from HTC, Sony or Google.  In fact, a

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Bitcoin is an energy consuming monster

Cryptocurrencies, and more particularly Bitcoin, are much talked about in recent months, because of the volatility of their prices….

This Google algorithm can predict cardiovascular diseases by scanning people’s eyes

A Google-affiliated start-up has just developed an algorithm capable of diagnosing…

Artificial intelligence may fall into the wrong hands (report)

International experts have sounded the alarm about the risks of malicious…

NASA captures farthest image from Earth

NASA Probe Captures Farthest Image from Earth

New Horizons, a spacecraft sent by…

Automation to Hit Female Workers the Hardest

It’s no secret that the world of…

IPhone Battery Explodes In Man’s Face After He Bit Into It

A Chinese man who wanted to check the authenticity of an iPhone battery bit into it. The flames and…

Norway Electric Short-haul Flights 2040

Norway Aims to Use 100% Electric Planes for Short-haul Flights by 2040

Norway, already the champion of the electric car, now wants to electric power for all its short-haul flights by…

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Natural Cycles: Contraceptive App Blamed for Dozens of Unwanted Pregnancies

Natural Cycles presents itself as an alternative method to the contraceptive pill, more reliable and less restrictive. But now…

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Google to Build New Data Centers Around the World

US giant Google announced Tuesday the opening of nearly half a…

DoT to Carefully Consider GM’s Request to Test Self-Driving Car

The US Department of Transportation will “carefully” consider General Motors’…

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Bad for the Environment

2017 was the year of the crypto-currencies. Bitcoin — the most famous crypto of them all — saw its…

Renewable Energy to be Cheaper than Fossil Fuel by 2020

The costs of wind and solar energy…