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Five to Try: Learn Korean on the go with Duolingo, and preview ARCore with Atom Visualizer

Autumn is approaching, and temperatures are starting to cool in many parts of the country—which means you might be more tempted to curl up on the couch this weekend with a good app. Thankfully, Android users have a few new intriguing options from the Play Store to keep them company. Duolingo has finally added a long-awaited Korean language course, letting you ... Read More »

Five to Try: Not Hotdog is a perfect July 4th gag app, and Futurama: World of Tomorrow opens up

We’re only a few days away from the Fourth of July, and if you plan to celebrate Independence Day at a party with pals, then you might want to grab HBO’s Not Hotdog app. You don’t have to be a fan of Silicon Valley to appreciate this neural network-powered gag, which manages to be both weirdly brilliant and impressively pointless. On the ... Read More »

Five to Try: Not Hotdog is a perfect July 4th gag app, and Futurama: World of Tomorrow opens up

We’re only a few days away from the Fourth of July, and if you plan to celebrate Independence Day at a party with pals, then you might want to grab HBO’s Not Hotdog app. You don’t have to be a fan of Silicon Valley to appreciate this neural network-powered gag, which manages to be both weirdly brilliant and impressively pointless. On the ... Read More »

Olympics 2020: three-on-three basketball among five extra sports in Tokyo

3-on-3 basketball, pictured at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan this year, will be added to the Olympic programme in Tokyo. Photograph: Benjamin Cremel/AFP/Getty Images Mixed relays in athletics and swimming will make their debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with men and women competing with and against each other in 4x400m on the track and 4x100m freestyle in the ... Read More »

The Internet is changing civil wars. Watch out for these five trends.

South Sudanese refugees shelter from the rain at the Imvepi reception center in northern Uganda on June 6. (Ben Curtis/AP) There’s a new trend in civil wars. After declining in the 1990s, the number of active civil wars has significantly increased since 2003. Over the past 13 years, large-scale civil wars have broken out in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Chad, ... Read More »

Five Solar-Powered Gadgets and Appliances for Every Home

HIGHLIGHTS Solar-powered gadgets are useful when there is a power cut They can also be used when you’re camping outdoors These take time to charge, but work just like electric alternatives Switching entirely to solar power remains a distant dream for most people in India at the moment, but there are several gadgets that can help you reduce your dependence ... Read More »

These five trends are shaping technology development in Australia

Four out of five Australian executives agree that technology development is no longer a linear process, but is happening exponentially. In the Accenture Technology Vision 2017, the overriding message is that as technology becomes more sophisticated, it’s not the technology itself that’s driving change – it’s us. The Technology Vision 2017 contains five key trends, which underpin the overarching theme ... Read More »

IBM to train 25 million Africans in five years

IBM Digital – Nation Africa, which will be rolled out on a cloud-based learning platform, will provide free programmes to users to help nurture innovation, and improve digital competence. The company will invest $70m into the initiative which will focus on cultivating skills for “New Collar” jobs – a range of careers which include cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and the cloud computing. “Industries across ... Read More »