The net worth of Pony Ma, the founder-CEO of internet company Tencent, has been valued at $37 billion whereas Jack Ma's net worth is $36.2 billion, according to Forbes's billionaire's list.Pony Ma's company operates the extremely popular WeChat app. It was launched in 2011 and by 2017 had …read more
Clotho, one of the Three Fates of Greek mythology, carried the weighty responsibility of spinning the thread of human life. Researchers discovered the klotho protein in 1997, when they found that diminished levels seemed to make the animals age faster. Conversely, mice genetically engineered to maintain elevated klotho levels live …read more
Discovery of biggest dinosaur ever hailed by scientists as fossilised bones of Patagotitan unearthed in Argentina
A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin. At 76 tonnes (69 metric tonnes), the plant-eating behemoth was as heavy as a space shuttle.
The dinosaur's fossils were found in southern Argentina in 2012. Researchers who …read more
If we're in a simulation, someone hit it with a hammer, please: Milky Way spews up to 100 MEELLLION black holes
A new study shows that there may be up to 100 million black holes scattered around the dark depths of the Milky Way – a number much higher than previously expected.
That figure was calculated by University of California at Irvine physicists, who took a closer look at the gravitational waves …read more
In a region better known for its ice and snow, it's a fire that now has scientists struggling to learn more. Since at least the end of last month, a stretch of land in western Greenland has been alight with a with a "sizable wildfire," NASA says.
The fire is …read more
A new version of genetically modified rice contains multiple micronutrients, rather than just one, overcoming a limitation of early modified rice plants. Almost 50 percent of people globally eat rice to meet their daily calorie needs. While a meal of rice stops hunger, it contains very few essential micro nutrients …read more
Mazda Motor Corp said it would become the world's first automaker to commercialize a much more efficient petrol engine using technology that deep-pocketed rivals have been trying to engineer for decades, a twist in an industry increasingly going electric.
The new compression ignition engine, called SKYACTIV-X, is 20 percent to …read more
Google has fired an employee who wrote a controversial memo opposed to diversity programmes and hiring practices. The company's chief executive said the "offensive" text advanced "harmful gender stereotypes". Did Google do the right thing?
You can read the full memo here🔗http://v.duta.us/qvdFhwAA
A senior Google …read more
A research study 📖 published today examined 🔎 the Instagram feeds of 166 individuals 🙍🏻, looking for so-called markers of clinical depression.😔
The AI system 💻 examined a number of factors ranging from the colors 😱 found in photos (including whether or not filters were applied by the user) to the frequency of posting.
As …read more
Google 🌍 Home's 🏠 list of compatible features and services 🔧 has been steadily growing 📈 ever since its release, and the latest addition to Google's smart speaker 📢 is Deezer, which joins Google Play Music, YouTube Music, Pandora, and Spotify.
Deezer's appearance on Google 🌍 Home 🏠 marks the first time that the streaming service has …read more
Google 🌍 Calendar 📅 is an awesome tool 👍🏻 for organizing your various meetings 🤝, appointments 👬, etc., but up until now, it hasn't been the best 👎🏻 for managing large events 👨👩👧👧.
Today, Google 🌍 is updating 👌🏻 its Calendar service 📅 to be more functional than ever when trying to organize and handle events that are considerably big …read more
KGI Securities expects Apple 🍎 will announce 🔊 all three 3️⃣ new iPhones (4.7-inch LCD, 5.5-inch LCD, 5.8-inch OLED) in September and launch at the same time 😱 after previously believing the OLED iPhone could arrive later‼️
The report expects mass production will start for the OLED iPhone 📱 in mid-September …read more
India’s government has blocked the Internet Archive, the free, 21-year-old online digital library that lets anyone find archived versions of millions of webpages through the Wayback Machine. The move has prompted backlash in India, particularly because the access to deleted webpages that the Internet Archive provides offers an easy …read more