Monthly Archives: November 2017

Researchers find ‘hundreds of bacteria’ on a fly’s legs

alibhai/ November 25, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Scientists found that a fly carries hundreds of bacteria on its wings and legs  Experts tested 116 house flies and blowflies from three different continents  City dwelling flies carry far more bacteria than their rural living cousins  The researchers concluded that the fly is an ‘airbourne bacteria shuttle’ By Daily Mail Reporter If a fly lands on your carefully prepared

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Russia unveils SKYF heavy lift drones

alibhai/ November 24, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The drone can carry a 400-pound (181-kg) payload and fly for up to eight hours It has as a maximum flight speed of 70 kilometers per hour (43.5 miles per hour) The autonomous drone was designed with logistics and agribusinesses in mind The vertical take-off and landing drone has applications in areas such as the aerial application of pesticides, seed

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The best used cars you can buy revealed by What Car?

alibhai/ November 23, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The best used car is as dependable as it is good to drive and well built What Car? crowned it the best second-hand family hatchback out there today It took into account how many well-maintained, low-mile examples were on sale There were 15 categories in total, including the best SUVs and sports cars  By Rob Hull For What’s the

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Tesla sending ‘golden tickets’ to Model 3 customers

alibhai/ November 23, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

It says the cheaper ‘base vehicle’ will be following in spring next year Elon Musk has repeatedly admitted the firm is ‘in production hell’ with the car  By Mark Prigg For Elon Musk has frequently admitted to the ‘production hell’ Tesla is going through in trying to make its hugely anticipated Model 3 car. But now, it appears the

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Facebook to show people if they fell for Russia propaganda

alibhai/ November 22, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

A software tool to will released by the end of this year  Will allow users to see whether they engaged with Internet Research Agency  Agency is seen as a Russian resource for spreading propaganda online By Afp Facebook on Wednesday said it will help people see if they liked or followed posts considered part of a Russian effort to meddle

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FCC to vote on repealing net neutrality Principles

alibhai/ November 22, 2017/ Corporate tech/ 0 comments

The mind of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that illegal internet providers from impeding consumer access to internet content in a move that promises to recast the electronic landscape. FCC chief Ajit Pai, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump in January, said the commission will vote in a Dec. 14

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The £120,000 Aston Martin that wants to beat the Porsche

alibhai/ November 21, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Aston Martin hopes the Vantage will help score its first pre-tax profit since 2010 The launch comes ahead of a speculated stock market flotation CEO Andy Palmer said the car will account for 50% of the firm’s current volume By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Aston Martin has launched a £120,000 195 mph two-seater designed to take

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Biology means children prefer toys aimed at their gender 

alibhai/ November 21, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Research finds an innate drive pushes boys to prefer cars, guns and soldiers Girls are more likely than boys to be influence by their parents while growing up It comes after Church of England told schools boys can dress in tiaras and tutus By Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent For The Daily Mail Boys and girls are driven by biology

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How diesel cars could be hit in the Budget

alibhai/ November 20, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Threat of a £200 premium tax on the sale of new diesel vehicles Could fuel duty rise? It hasn’t increased since 2011 and will soon be lost revenue An increase in VED car tax for diesel drivers is another option for the Chancellor IPT increase and government-backed diesel scrappage scheme unlikely  By Rob Hull For Motorists must watch the

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Ray Massey says driverless car technology not yet ready

alibhai/ November 20, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Theresa May confirmed £900m investment into fully driverless cars by 2021  Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has slammed the car concept Ray Massey agrees the technology is not yet ready and journeys are leap of faith It’s an utterly disconcerting experience to sit in the driver’s seat and not steer By Ray Massey Motoring Editor For The Daily Mail

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