Category: Tech

Airbag jeans, motorcyclists, accidents

Designer unveils airbag jeans to protect motorcyclists in accidents

A designer of safety equipment for motorcyclists unveiled his latest invention: jeans fitted with airbags to prevent leg injuries in crashes. Moses Shahrivar, who has...

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Coronavirus pandemic boosts variety of video games

Story by AFP You’re stuck in lockdown but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit a tropical island, a space station or have games night with your friends —...

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Boeing says its fleet will be able to fly on 100% biofuel by 2030

Story by Reuters Boeing Co said it will begin delivering commercial airplanes capable of flying on 100% biofuel by the end of the decade, calling reducing environmental...

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China to launch its first solar probe in 2022

China is all set to launch its first ever solar probe in the first half of 2022, filling a void as 70 satellites have been sent in space to study the sun since the...

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Google threatens to block its search engine in Australia over new rule

Story by Reuters Alphabet’s Google has threatened to block its search engine in Australia if the government proceeds with a code forcing it and Facebook Inc to pay...

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Mercedes unveils electric compact SUV in bid to outdo Tesla

Story by Reuters Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday unveiled the EQA, a new electric compact SUV as part of plans to take on rival Tesla Inc and offer more...

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After dizzying gyrations, what’s bitcoin really worth?

Story by AFP After the latest wild ride took the poster child of cryptocurrencies above $40,000 before a stomach-churning plunge, the million dollar question won’t...

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YouTube testing new feature that lets users buy products shown in videos

YouTube is testing a new feature that lets users buy products they see in videos directly from the platform. Viewers will be able to discover and shop for products...

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Pakistan developing its own WhatsApp-like app named ‘Smart Office’

Pakistan has become the latest country to domestically-develop a messaging app to potentially replace WhatsApp, according to Federal Minister for Information Technology...

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WhatsApp attempts to address ‘fear of users’ over new rules

WhatsApp sought to reassure its two billion users that their personal messages to friends and family would remain private after an update in its terms of service raised...