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The consumption of non-renewable resources has been increasing around the world at a rapid rate. New technologies have made it possible to harness solar...

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Apple has posted the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. The giant tech reported a net profit of $18 billion in its...

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Facebook was down across much of the globe for a time on January 27, before returning to normal service. Millions of users were unable to...

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Malaysia Airlines official website has been attacked by hackers claiming to be from the "Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate". The national carrier's homepage currently...

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Mountain-size asteroid 2004 BL86 will pass in the vicinity of Earth on January 26, 2015. The space rock is roughly a third of a mile...

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Twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who clashed with Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook, are seeking approval for a Bitcoin exchange overseen by US regulators. The brothers...

Rotary and Linear Actuators

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An actuator is a motor accountable for controlling or moving a mechanical system. It follows that such gear can move a system in a...

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Windows 10 will bring Microsoft's voice-controlled assistant Cortana to PCs, the company has revealed. Microsoft also unveiled the HoloLens headset that it said would one...

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Without sounding cliché the future is certainly paved in robots, or at least robotic design. Society has come a long way, and only continues...

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According to the New York Times and Der Spiegel, the US knew North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures hack because it had secretly...

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According to US scientists, 2014 was the warmest year on record, with global temperatures 0.68C (1.24F) above the long-term average. The results mean that 14...

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Samsung's first Tizen powered smartphones have gone on sale. The Z1 handsets are available in India for 5,700 rupees ($92) and, according to Samsung, offer...

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SpaceX says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform has failed. The vehicle...

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French hashtag Je suis Charlie, meaning "I am Charlie", has trended after the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine’s offices in Paris on January 7. Je...

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FBI director James Comey says the bureau is confident that North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures cyber-attack last year because the hackers "got...

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SpaceX has postponed an experiment to bring part of its Falcon 9 rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform. The space...

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In his speech at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai has condemned the "vicious" cyber attack that...

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Two iOS 8 users are suing Apple for not telling about the amount of memory required by its flagship operating system. The legal complaint revolves...

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Xbox and PlayStation online services have been disabled after being attacked by hackers. Microsoft and Sony - the companies which make the games consoles -...

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December 21 is the shortest day of 2014 in the northern hemisphere. The moment is marked at 22:03 GMT by an astronomical phenomenon known as...

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A new record has been set for the world's deepest fish, British researchers have announced. The bizarre-looking creature, which is new to science, was filmed...

Technology-Medical-Field

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Technology has advanced many fields beyond our wildest dreams. Information technology alone has made the world a smaller place where individuals, families and corporations...

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Apple has announced it stops selling products online in Russia because the ruble's value is too volatile for it to set prices. The technology giant...

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UN delegates at Lima talks in Peru have reached an agreement on how countries should tackle climate change. They have approved a framework for setting...

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Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook may add a way to "dislike" posts on the social network. Speaking at a Q&A session in California, Mark...