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Intel Says Meltdown, Spectre Patches Can Cause Reboot Problems in Old Chips

HIGHLIGHTS Meltdown, Spectre flaws affect nearly every computer in the world Intel revealed the patches may cause some issues with older chips It said it was working with affected customers to fix the issues Intel on Thursday said that recently issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell and Haswell processors to reboot more often than normal and that ... Read More »

Mercedes offer diesel drivers THOUSANDS to ditch their old car, but there’s a catch

Mercedes launch diesel scrappage scheme to offer drivers cash off a new car Mercedes has launched a diesel scrappage scheme in the UK offering motorists a chance to cash in on their old car. UK car drivers can receive a cash incentive of up to £2,000 off a new Euro 6 diesel, pure electric or plug-in hybrid Mercedes when they trade in ... Read More »

NASA’s Langley Research Center Turns 100 Years Old

HIGHLIGHTS Langley engineers devised technologies for safer, faster air travel In 1958, Langley’s governing organisation, NACA, became NASA In 1976, Langley led the first successful US mission to Mars NASA’s Langley Research Center – a facility that changed the way how aeroplanes fly today and space is explored – has completed 100 years, the space agency said in a statement ... Read More »

Social media and the death of a 12 year old

Werner Roets180 Comments: 0 Article views: 230 Social media and the death of a 12 year old 19 January 2017, 14:37 On 30 December 2016, 12 year old Katelyn Nicole Davis went outside her house, put her mobile phone on a table and pressed the “Go Live” button on her Facebook profile. She spent the next 42 minutes talking about ... Read More »

Paris Wants to Mix Old and New With Eiffel Tower Upgrades (Watch)

The Eiffel Tower Might Be Getting A Makeover ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’ Is Ending This Company Wants To Mine The Moon. Now It Has The Money To Get There Facebook Is Taking Its Fight Against Fake News International The most recognizable landmark in Paris may be getting a makeover. The Eiffel Tower has been around since the late 1800’s. ... Read More »

Why You’re Never Too Old To Go Back to School

There are more educational institutes than ever before who are offering courses for all ages and there has never been a better time to learn a new skill or subject. Maybe your career didn’t work out how you wanted it to, perhaps you didn’t get the sports car, the huge paycheck or one of the grand homes that you were ... Read More »

PhotoScan by Google for Android and iPhone Wants to Help Digitise Your Old Photos

PhotoScan by Google for Android and iPhone Wants to Help Digitise Your Old Photos Google wants to make digitizing your many boxes of old photo prints as easy as opening an app. The PhotoScan app for iPhones and Android phones will use the phone’s camera to capture an old photo in four sections and stitch them together, much like a ... Read More »

Difference Between Old and New Mentals

There is a clear difference in the visual appearance of old and new metals. Aging metals have tarnish, dents, and visible corrosion. However, if you like the look of aged metal, you do not have to wait for years to get that look. You can recreate the look of aged metal using artistic and artificial techniques. These techniques can help ... Read More »

Charitable Startup Finds New Use for Old Cardboard Boxes

How many empty cardboard boxes do you have in your home? If you shop online, the answer is probably quite a few. But what if you had a way to take all of those boxes and do some good with them? That’s what Monika Wiela thought about when she decided to launch her charitable startup, Give Back Box. The idea behind ... Read More »

Oh Snap! Snapchat’s Memories Feature Now Lets You See Old Photos

Oh snap! Snapchat wants you to hold on to your photos and videos for a little longer. The new Snapchat Memories feature is a shareable and searchable archive of snaps. The feature allows you to save photos you take within Snapchat’s server.  The company, in its press release describes Memories as “a personal collection of your favorite moments that lives ... Read More »