Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Now touch-screen enabled clothes thanks to a Google, Levi’s tie up

Google has announced it is working with iconic US denim maker Levi Strauss to make apparel from specially woven fabric with touch-screen control capabilities....

Google Seeks To Make Phones Smarter With Android M

Google’s updated Android mobile software seeks to make the smartphone smarter, while keeping the search titan relevant in a world where people rely on...

Creator of Silk Road website faces sentencing for drug scheme

The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road will be sentenced on Friday for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million...

Get to Know Google Glass (VIDEO)

VOA's Carolyn Presutti introduces you to Google Glass and explains how VOA is using the wearable computer. Watch the video to see how journalists...

Coding the future: What will the future of computing look like?

It has been three years since the credit-card sized Raspberry Pi launched. The Pi, and its community web pages, try to tempt the public and...

Google’s self-driving cars of tomorrow face the mean streets of today

Google says its self-driving cars can make driving safer because they pay better attention to the road than humans do—though there have been dings...

Egypt’s animal mummy ‘scandal’ revealed

Scans reveal hidden secrets of animal mummies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyz0aTSwEQk Scientists say they have exposed a scandal at the heart of Ancient Egypt's animal mummy industry. A scanning project...

Scientists turn an iPhone into a blood parasite detector

Seeing a hematologist is a luxury that few people can afford in the poorest parts of Africa. That's why a team at UC Berkeley...

FORMER UN CHIEF: AMERICANS SHOULD EAT INSECTS TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING

arie Antoinette may or may not have said “Let them eat cake” at the outset of the French Revolution 200-plus years ago, but former...

NASA spacecraft smashes into Mercury

NASA's Messenger spacecraft has crashed into the planet Mercury after running out of fuel, in an incident expected by the US space agency. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 On Thursday,...

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Overcome Recurring Droughts, Not Postpone Them in Northeastern Horn of Africa – de Clercq

The head of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Somalia today underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring...

ROS-DP World Further Cement Ties, Mutual Interest

The meeting between the President of the Republic of Somaliland and Head of DP World reiterates shared views on development H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi,...

Somalia: A Sheikh Linked With Being Member of Al Shabaab Charged

A Sheikh accused of being a member of Al Shabaab and radicalizing Kenyan youths has been charged with 10 counts of terrorism. Guyo Gorsa allegedly...