Technology

July 26, 2021

Japanese Researchers Break Internet Speed Record With 319Tbps Data Transfer

The Internet Age has revolutionized everyday life in ways that would have been hard to imagine even in 1990. Indeed, progress shows little sign of slowing down. In the ongoing quest for faster internet speeds, Japanese researchers have recently made a significant breakthrough. In July 2021, Japan's National institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

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July 5, 2021

Zaha Hadid Architects Slated to Design New Hyperloop System in Italy

Hyperloop technology is already cutting edge and now—at least in Italy—the transportation system will have an equally futuristic design thanks to a partnership with Zaha Hadid Architects. Hyperloop Italia and the firm just announced its new collaboration, which aims to merge transformative architecture, engineering, and urban planning. The partnership comes just one month after Hyperloop Italia launched its Hyperloop Partnership Program to attract top talent in the development of the technology.

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June 2, 2021

Portals Installed 376 Miles Apart Let People Interact With Each Other in Real Time

A new duo of hi-tech portals have popped up in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Lublin, Poland, like something out of a science-fiction film. Inspired (in part) by the loss of travel and human connection experienced during the pandemic, the large circular eyes contain giant screens and cameras. Recalling something out of Stargate, this installation called Portal doesn't transport anyone who steps through either structure.

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April 23, 2021

13 Apple AirTag Holders That Will Keep the Tracker Stylishly Attached to Your Stuff

If you’ve ever misplaced your keys or lost your wallet, Apple has something to help with that. They’ve created a tracker called AirTag, which is a small circular tag that allows you to keep tabs on an item using the “Find My” app on iOS. It’s akin to the popular Tile-brand tracker and will send you alerts if you’re ever separated from the object to which it’s affixed.

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