China Abolishes Games Console Ban After 17 Years
Jul27

China Abolishes Games Console Ban After 17 Years

China has lifted its ban on sales of video games consoles which has been in force for 15 years. The sales ban was imposed in 2000 over concerns Chinese children would waste time playing video games. It is being lifted to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai. Consoles manufactured in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone will automatically be approved for sale in the rest of the country, according to a Ministry of...

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White House to Introduce New Measures to Counteract Cyber Crime
Nov23

White House to Introduce New Measures to Counteract Cyber Crime

According to statistics from the Department of justice and the FBI, cyber-attacks have currently been on the rise in the last few years and are affecting more users than ever. More recently, the White House has announced that it will be introducing legislation to prevent and prosecute DDOS attackers. But what are DDOS attacks exactly and what does the White House intend to do about them? DDOS Attacks Explained The way DDOS attacks...

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Why do people like Donald Trump? [infographic]
Sep29

Why do people like Donald Trump? [infographic]

The mainstream media have never really viewed Donald Trump as a serious contender for the presidency. His brash, off-the-cuff remarks and rude attitude are largely to blame for this as well as his inexperience in US politics. However, at the same time, Trump’s popularity continues to soar. With less than two months to go to the presidential elections, several polls put Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump neck and neck in the race...

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter
Jul05

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter

Soaring over Jupiter’s poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system’s largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops. The final leg of the five-year voyage ended Monday when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft fired its main rocket engine and gracefully slipped into orbit around Jupiter. Mission controllers celebrated when Juno sent back radio signals confirming it reached its destination....

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Hoverboard world record broken with 2km flight
Jun05

Hoverboard world record broken with 2km flight

When he released the video of his first test-flight on his Flyboard Air, former French jet ski champion Franky Zapata was initially accused of staging a hoax. It’s no surprise given the extraordinary look of his hoverboard. On his new prototype, recently demoed over Barcelona’s Old Harbour, Zapata has replaced the water jets with jet turbine engines. He claims it’s able to fly up to 3,000 metres with speeds topping...

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The new LG OLED TV marks a huge step forward in display technology
Dec06

The new LG OLED TV marks a huge step forward in display technology

Over the past few years, more and more households have been switching to 4K (ultra HD) TVs which marked a giant leap forward in TV technology and overall picture quality. With the launch of the new LG OLED TV, the evolution of this technology is set to continue, with even brighter colours and sharper, crystal clear images. The OLED TV is a huge step in display technology So you’re probably wondering: “how it even possible...

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