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Designing Antiviral Proteins Via Computer Could Help Halt the Next Pandemic

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. As Bill Gates sees it, there are three main threats to our species: nuclear war, climate change and the next global pandemic. Speaking on pandemic preparedness at the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, Gates reminded us that “the fact that a deadly ... Read More »

Brilliant Control could be the most exciting thing to happen to light switches since the dimmer

I’ve checked out a lot of smart light switches since I built my own smart home in 2007, but Brilliant’s Brilliant Control is the most exciting lighting control I’ve seen since I’ve been able to control my lights with Amazon’s Alexa. This one works with Alexa, of course—in fact, Alexa Voice Service is built in—but it also has a touchscreen; ... Read More »

Windows 10 Build 15019 may be about games, but its many bugs could spoil the fun

The gaming-focused Windows 10 Insider build that Microsoft promised earlier this week, with Game Mode, Beam livestreaming and other features, is rolling out—but with some game-breaking bugs, unfortunately. What’s officially known as Build 15019 for the Insider Fast Ring also includes a number of more general improvements, including a version of Edge that will read your ebooks aloud and a ... Read More »

Could,this,be,the,Samsung,Galaxy,S8’s,official,press,render?

Thursday and Friday brought a lot of news from the Galaxy S8 rumor stack including a leaked live-image and a full list of alleged specs, including a strange resolution that ends up being higher than the LG G6’s. But anyway, the following is an image of what is believed to be an official render of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Now, ... Read More »

After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar

Giving autonomy to IIMs is a “milestone” Javadekar said adding that while government will continue to provide funds for the development of these institutes but “sans government controls” In picture, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo) RELATED STORIES UP Class 10 Boards 2017: Date sheet released, exams to begin from March 16 Quality of education remain a challenge, but ... Read More »

India-bound Scala replacement could be the new-gen Renault Symbol

We had reported earlier, that Renault will be introducing five new models in India in the next five years which we speculated would include a C-segment sedan. The sedan will be a replacement for the Scala and is predicted to be the latest version of the Logan. However, this vehicle will come with a Renault badge and in all possibility ... Read More »

Here’s how the new Audi Q3 could look like

Now although there is still time before the all-new Audi Q3 gets a green light for production, an international website has rolled out an exclusive rendering, indicating how the popular crossover model could look like. The Q3 has been around in its current shape for years now and is starting to look its age. Fortunately, Audi is hard at work ... Read More »

Nougat update could bring fingerprint gestures on current Galaxy devices

The Galaxy Beta program is currently in the full swing of things and part of that program is taking suggestions and feedback from participants of the program. According to a reply received from a tester, Samsung is pleased to announce that it it “trying to improve the features of the Fingerprint Scanner. A beta program tester suggested that the fingerprint ... Read More »

Imagination’s new GPU could power Apple iPhone 8 graphics

By Agam Shah | Follow U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Dec 14, 2016 9:40 PM PT Dell’s Venue 8 tablet has a PowerVR GPU. Credit: Alexandru Voica/Imagination Technologies MORE LIKE THIS The mysteries of the GPU in Apple’s iPhone 7 are unlocked New ARM GPU could bring VR to low-cost smartphones by 2018 Imagination eyes wearables as target for ... Read More »

The Google Pixel has a scary vulnerability that could compromise all your data

The PwnFest hacking competition, held in Seoul yesterday saw an interesting demonstration by a white-hat hacker group, called Qihoo 360. The hack successfully targeted Google’s shiny new Pixel handset, won the group a $120,000 cash prize and opened-up a lot of patching work for Google. Both the regular and XL versions of the smartphone appear to be susceptible to the ... Read More »