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Google Chrome’s now blocks dodgy ads by default. Which is great for Google

Chrome's ad blocker launches today. It's aim? To clear the web of annoying adverts. In reality it may help to grow Google's ad revenue further Online advertising is broken. Pop-ups...

Harvesting Water Out of Thin Air: A Solution to Water Shortage Crisis?

One in nine people around the world do not have access to clean water.  As the global population increases and climate heats up, experts fear water shortages will increase....

The Philippines Green smart city to combat pollution in Manila

The new city, dubbed New Clark City, is considered Manila’s twin city. It’s located in Central Luzon, about 75 miles from Manila at a former U.S. military base. It’s expected...

The hospital of the future may be a tiny, high-tech medical kit

In so many ways, the gadgets seen in Star Trek remind us that the show is science fiction—a fantasy world inspired by the one we live in. And at...

Google Doodles

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This day in history Lunar New Year 2001 More doodle details Search for 'Chinese New Year' Featured 4h of July more doodle details Search for 'When is Independence Day?'...

17 People Who Changed the Internet

In the late 1970s, Jobs, with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, created one of the first commercially successful personal computers. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to...

The store will feature cashier-free checkouts, allowing customers who install the “Amazon Go” app to simply pick up an item and walk out with it. The launch was supposed...

How websites are experimenting on you

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Websites are using hidden tricks to make you click or buy without realising, and the way they do it can be both baffling and controversial, finds Chris Baraniuk.