Asgardia: the world’s first space nation

June 20, 2017

Hong Kong (CNN)Coming soon: a nation in space for humans. Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world’s first independent nation that operates in outer space in October 2016. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up to be citizens.

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Girl Scouts will offer new cybersecurity badges to increase its STEM focus

June 19, 2017

Girl scouts will be able to earn cyber security badges starting next year.Image: girl scouts of the usa Girl Scouts will soon be ready to take over your IT department. The organization is teaming up with Palo Alto Networks, an internet security company, to introduce a set of new badges to promote computer and internet literacy and cybersecurity. The initiative aims to foster educational programs across all ages of the…

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Crunch Report | Amazon Bids to Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

June 18, 2017

Amazon is devouring Whole Foods for $13.7 billion Chinas Mobike causes $600 M to expand its bicycles on-demand service worldwide Credits Written by : Tito Hamze, John Mannes Hosted by : Tito Hamze Filmed by : Tito Hamze Edited by: Chris Gates Notes : < li> I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report( Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself ). If you are a…

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Amazon Echo clones are coming

June 16, 2017

Image: Amazon Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home are fairly new, but they’re already considered a hit among consumers because they’re easy to use and can control most popular smart home products. Now, it appears that there’s about to be a massive surge of Amazon Echo and Google Home clones making their way into people’s lives. SEE ALSO: Apple finally reveals its Siri-powered Amazon Echo killer Qualcomm…

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These young refugees in sub-Saharan Africa are using tablets to get an education

June 15, 2017

Fugia, 15, sits in a classroom holding a tablet provided by Vodafone Foundation's 'Instant Schools for Africa' program.Image: Sala Lewis / Vodafone Foundation Fugia is only a teenager, but her sense of ambition is tangible. Just 15 years old, she has plans to be a doctor, and she understands education is the surest path to achieving her dream. But getting an education isn’t easy. Fugia, whose parents are Somalian, is…

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First response drones may soon come with defibrillators

June 15, 2017

A defibrillator-carrying drone could respond more quickly than traditional emergency response units.Image: Andreas Claesson In the perhaps not-so-distant future, drones could be first responders. That’s the conclusion from a report published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) following a simulated study involving drones carrying defibrillators in Sweden. SEE ALSO: Scientists are creating drones that fly in sync with each other Researchers for the study equipped an…

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Your office desk now has an operating system and nothing could ever go wrong

June 14, 2017

To the cloud the data goes!Image: DANIEL CARLSTEN/herman miller Have you ever wished your office desk was, like, smart? Well then the good folks at Herman Miller have you covered. Barreling toward an inevitable future teeming with cloud-connected furniture, the renowned designer of the Aeron chair has developed an internet-of-things product that aims to transform the way data is gathered on you while you work. Sounds fun, right? SEE ALSO:…

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Samsung’s 49-inch ultrawide curved monitor is really ultrawide

June 11, 2017

Image: samsung Ultrawide truly symbolizes ultrawide. Samsung came out with a new 49-inch QLED gaming monitor on Friday and it’s basically like an actual TV. The CHG9 0 check has HDR technology often reserved for videos that “showcases recreations precisely as makes intended” with improved shade and contrast. SEE ALSO: Samsung’s brand-new Notebook 9 Pro laptops will seduce creative professionals Gamers want to feel perfectly submerge when they performance, and…

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

June 11, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/ mashable It is suggested that asking your telephone helper for your bank account will soon be a reality. Samsung lately partnered with three of South Korea’s largest banks to start singer bidding banking a reality for South Korean users. Bixby which is shipped with the Samsung Galaxy S8 can make financial transactions by voice dominate via Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, Samsung’s answer to Touch ID….

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Tim Cook has an idea of who’s sending Trump’s 3 AM tweets

June 11, 2017

It's *obviously* college kids.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock UPDATED (4:00 p.m. ET) to include a few more quotes from Cook President Donald Trump’s tweets are finding their way into everything nowadays … even Tim Cook’s commencement speech at MIT. SEE ALSO: Trump Twitter bot reminds us that all his tweets are coming from the White House The Apple CEO took a swipe at Trump’s infamous Twitter habits Friday, just a few hours after…

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