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N. Korea rolls out on-demand TV service

North Korea is rolling out an on-demand TV catch-up service, allowing people with some sort of internet access to enjoy the highly-propagandised output of its four state-run TV channels at their leisure.

dateAug 23, 2016 in Telecom
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Solid batteries improve safety

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a lithium-ion battery made entirely of solid material: it contains neither liquids nor gels. The battery cannot ignite, even at very high temperatures, giving it a safety advantage ...

dateAug 16, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Super stair-climbers

The Balgrist campus is bustling with activity. After ten months and countless technical changes, the revised wheelchair from the Scewo team is ready for its first test drive. With one eye on the regulations and another on ...

dateAug 19, 2016 in Engineering
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Self-driving car race sees flurry of partnerships

Uber announced Thursday that it will partner with Volvo to make autonomous vehicles. The tie-up is the latest between automakers and tech companies hoping to speed driverless cars to market. Here's a rundown of who's working ...

dateAug 18, 2016 in Business
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