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A fake electric Land Rover is invented in China - 07/05/2016

According to The Times, Chinese consumers are actively buying up cars, which look like smaller copies of Land Rover and cost about $ 2700. CNEV Rover model is very popular among the middle class in China. The vehicle it is much smaller than its British original, it runs on an electric motor and, in fact, is an illegal copy of Land Rover. A small SUV CNEV Rover, or China Electric Vehicle Rover, is...

IBM: Average damage from a data breach grew to $ 4 million - 07/01/2016

IBM Security Division published results of a global study on financial consequences of data breaches. The study by Ponemon Institute, supported by IBM, found that the average amount of losses from data leaks has increased by 29% from 2013 to $ 4 million per incident. Number and complexity of cyber security incidents continues to rise. In 2015, IT specialists reported 64% more attacks than in...

Virtual reality to help in the fight against drug addiction - 06/14/2016

Virtual reality is boggling minds of many people, probably because most of the new technology’s application are related to the entertainment sphere. However, abilities of VR-technology are not limited by fun. For example, researchers in the United States are actively exploring prospects of virtual reality in medicine. Appalling number of opiate-dependent is one of the serious problems in the US...

McAfee hired hackers to protect his business from cyber attacks - 06/13/2016

John McAfee, creator of the first commercial anti-virus program and McAfee company’s founder hired hackers to protect his investment company MGT Capital Investments from burglary, according to Marketwatch. McAfee has formed a so-called Hacker Advisory Board, which includes Chris Roberts, Bryce Case (known as YTCracker), and Alexander Heid. Hacker attacks are becoming increasingly more...

Microsoft to predict winner of the UEFA Cup - 06/08/2016

Microsoft will be predicting results of each match within the 2016 European Championship which starts on June 10. The forecasts will be made by a team of Microsoft experts using the most modern technologies, such as cloud advanced analytics and machine learning Cortana Intelligence Suite. According to preliminary estimates, the German national team will win over the Spanish national team with a...

Head of SpaceX promises life on Mars in 2025 - 06/02/2016

Founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, engineer and billionaire Elon Musk delivered a speech on Code Conference in California. There, he said that his company may start sending humans to Mars already by 2024. Mr. Musk is going to present full project of Mars development by September. For now, he told the forum participants about how wonderful the future would be if it was possible to extend the life...

Nintendo characters are returning to the cinema - 05/17/2016

Japanese Nintendo, specializes in the development of game consoles and games for them, is going to try its hand at filmmaking. Now, it’s not about granting licenses for use the characters in movies, but about its own production. Asahi Shimbun newspaper, quoting Nintendo’s President Tatsumi Kimishima, says that the company intends to do filming with heroes from the company’s games. Thus, the...

Android prepares to dive into virtual reality - 05/11/2016

Virtual reality got Google interested so much that the corporation may issue new headset complemented with specialized software, which already has a name - AndroidVR. There’s a week before start of a new developers’ conference. Presumably, there will be introduced a new virtual reality helmet. In addition, Google may announce software called AndroidVR, traces of which were found in a recent patch...

Airbus to use humanoid robots - 05/06/2016

Airbus, along with scientists from France and Japan, is developing humanoid robots that will work on assembly lines and inside aircraft side by side with humans. This is a significant advance in the use of industrial robots. The company hopes that such creatures will appear at its plants in 10-15 years. Aircraft manufacturers are lagging behind the automakers in using robotics. The lower volume...

Apple CareKit is now available for developers - 04/29/2016

CareKit, a new programming environment from Apple created to give everyone the opportunity to actively monitor their health, is now available for developers. iPhone applications, which use CareKit, help people monitor implementation of medical recommendations, manifestation of symptoms and medication taking. The ability to transmit information to doctors, nurses and family members through CareKit...
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