News tagged with machines

Dubai awaits snow-making Heart of Europe transplant

Tallest, biggest, glitziest. Paths to "most" these days also lead to Dubai. Case in point, the Burj Khalifa (829.8m) as the world's tallest building, and another is the fleet of high-end sports cars for the ...

Dec 30, 2014 weblog
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Chemists show life on Earth was not a fluke

How life came about from inanimate sets of chemicals is still a mystery. While we may never be certain which chemicals existed on prebiotic Earth, we can study the biomolecules we have today to give us clues ...

Oct 24, 2013
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Self-repairing software tackles malware

University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them. The software ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Facebook releases Hack programming language for HHVM

(Phys.org) —Facebook this week unveiled Hack, a programming language they had in use for a year but have now released as per an official announcement posted on the engineering blog on Thursday. What's in it for programmers? ...

Mar 23, 2014 weblog
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3D printer wows world's top high-tech fair

Of all the futuristic gadgets on show at CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, few drew bigger crowds Tuesday than a 3D printer creating solid objects in plastic from a computer display.

Mar 05, 2013
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