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MIT scientists develop environmentally friendly cement

MIT scientists develop environmentally friendly cement

The new method of producing cement will help to avoid carbon pollution, and all by-products will be fully reusable.
WhatsApp ‘Delete for everyone’ feature does not remove files from your iPhone

WhatsApp ‘Delete for everyone’ feature does not remove files from your iPhone

The client used for the iOS messenger deletes media files from the conversation, but they are not deleted from the recipient’s phone.
Japanese HAWK30 pseudo-satellite passes first tests

Japanese HAWK30 pseudo-satellite passes first tests

Engineers tested on-board system security and telecommunications connectivity.

Tesla patents next-generation battery

Company engineers claim that the battery will last for up to 1.6 million kilometers of travel.

Smart screenshot search feature to be added in Android phones

The service will identify information in screenshots using OCR. 

New iOS 13 bug gives access to your contacts without unlocking your phone

The previous version of the system included the exact same workaround.

Scientists patent system to clean up space debris

Scientists at Bauman Moscow State Technical University have developed a system made up of 16 satellites. They claim that this is the most rational solution to the problem of space debris.

Information security specialists discover virus that steals financial and military data

The malware is based on the Ryuk cypher, but instead of demanding ransom, it simply steals files.

'Deepfake' instead of pixels on your face

Norwegian developers have trained a neural network to swap real people's faces for anonymous computer-generated versions. This technology will help preserve the privacy of people in photos.

Audi concept car with drones instead of headlights

Audi unveils its innovation at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Square Enix shows rendering with incredibly realistic graphics

The demo video was created using path tracing, a new technology that helps to model natural light distribution. This enables developers to create much more advanced graphics.

Taycan is Porsche's first production electric car

The Porsche Taycan can travel up to 450 kilometres on a single charge and charges up to 80 percent in just 23 minutes.

The Maldives has the largest floating solar power plant in the world

Marine solar panels generate 40% of the electricity needed for Dido Finolhu Island.

Facebook will need your permission to activate facial recognition

The new rules will give users a chance to control their biometric data and even request their deletion.

USB 4 standard developed

The new standard will enable to transfer data with the speed up to 40 Gbit/s.