Alfie Joshua

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5D discs could preserve mankind’s knowledge for billions of years

All things come to an end eventually, and mankind is no exception. Even if we don’t drive ourselves to extinction through the over-consumption of resources, unchecked scientific advancement, or war, on...
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Mattel wants children to design and 3D print their own toys

It’s hard to believe that we’ve actually reached the point where 3D printing technology is so accessible to consumers that even children can use...
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Yahoo’s financial struggles mean more autonomy for Tumblr

There’s been quite a lot of fighting between Tumblr and Yahoo over the last year, as the latter company has been trying to integrate...
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Dr. Dre is helping Apple make its first scripted television series

Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics didn’t just give it access to the company’s audio and streaming technologies, it also helped Apple form a business relationship with Dr. Dre,...
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Google’s virtual reality headset might be entirely self-reliant

On Sunday, The Financial Times reported that Google is working on its own virtual reality headset, and on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal expanded on...
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We need an alternative to passwords because people are idiots

Most of us have enough personal information stored on our devices and online accounts that a malicious hacker could do some serious damage to...
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More evidence suggests the Galaxy S7 will be water-resistant

Samsung may have nailed the design aspect of the Galaxy S6, but design alone isn’t enough to sell a smartphone, and the lack of...
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A hacker managed to steal information from the DHS and the FBI

Motherboard reported on Sunday that a hacker managed to get their hands on the personal information of about 30,000 employees for the DHS and FBI,...
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Twitter is becoming more like Facebook with every update

Facebook is successful, and Twitter is struggling. Those two facts are all the justification Twitter needs for adding more Facebook-like features with every update,...
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Zuckerberg believes Facebook will have 5 billion users by 2030

Facebook celebrated its twelfth birthday on Thursday, and in the twelve years that it’s been around, the social network has managed to accumulate more than 1.5...
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GitHub is having something of a civil war at the moment

It looks like all is not well inside GitHub at the moment, as two factions within the company are fighting over which direction to take...
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Cisco is spending $1.4 billion to begin its Internet of Things expansion

Expanding into the emerging Internet of Things market shouldn’t be too hard for Cisco considering how it’s the largest manufacturer of networking equipment in the world,...
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Microsoft is acquiring SwiftKey for around $250 million

It’s funny how most of the progress that Microsoft has made in the mobile market over the past year or two has involved acquiring popular...
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Apple might release an Apple Watch S this spring

We might have to wait a bit longer than expected for the Apple Watch 2, because a prominent Apple analyst by the name of Gene Munster has...
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WhatsApp now has more than a billion monthly active users

WhatsApp announced on Monday that it now has more than a billion monthly active users, which means that if you exclude the Google apps that...
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Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S7 on February 21st

I’m sure we’ve all heard about Samsung’s struggles in the smartphone market by now, and it’s going to be interesting to see how the...
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Facebook and Instagram have banned person-to-person gun sales

I didn’t know that Facebook and Instagram were popular mediums for person-to-person gun sales until just recently, and the only reason I even found out in...
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Apple may be working on long-distance wireless charging technology

iPhone sales are expected to decline for the first time ever later this year, and Apple needs to do something in order to ensure...
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