How much of India’s electricity needs to be met by renewables by 2050?

A study published in the scientific journal Nature Energy suggests that a quarter of India will be completely reliant on renewables by 2060, with almost one-third relying on coal-fired power stations.Researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences and Technology at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and the Indian National Institute of Technology in […]

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How to make a superconductor from scratch

In the 1960s, an American inventor named Josephine Folsom invented a metal that could be turned into a superconducting conductor, or a magnetic field, by adding a chemical substance called “electron-capture.”Folsam’s method worked well, but the metal was fragile and would not conduct electricity at the speed it was supposed to.A solution was to use […]

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Google’s new ‘cloud’ software for cars could let you control your car using your voice

By James P. GreenSource: EngadgeTech via SlashGear article Google’s cloud-based technology for cars is the company’s latest attempt to take control of its vehicles using your spoken commands, the company announced today.Google announced today that it is testing its new “cloud-based” “autonomous driving” software, which it says will be available to users in “the coming […]

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Which is more secure: OpenVPN or SSH?

It’s the most common question when it comes to choosing between two secure SSH implementations: OpenSSH and SSHv1.While the SSHv2 implementation is considered more secure by some, it is not recommended for most people.For that reason, OpenVPN, also known as PPTP, has a wide appeal for security pros.It is also the preferred method of connecting […]

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How to make your online donations as seamless as possible: Guide

The Associated Press story about a former Facebook employee who created a virtual cash-on-delivery system for charitable causes was first published online by the Associated Press in December.The AP story, which said the employee was working with nonprofit organizations to give people cash to make a donation, was widely shared on social media and eventually […]

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How to stream your favorite TV shows, movies and more without using a mobile device

By: Evan Goyette/TechCrunch News source TechCrunch title The new iPad has an Apple TV and Roku integration, and it’s cheaper than ever article By Chris O’Brien/TechRadar source TechRadar title Apple has finally announced an AppleTV streaming box: the $249 Stream-iStream Pro article By Evan Goya/Tech Crunch News source The Verge article Apple has officially announced […]

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Why Australia should be building its own NBN

The Coalition’s NBN plan for Australia is the biggest and most expensive infrastructure project of the 21st century.It will have a massive cost impact on the lives of the poor and middle class.This will lead to further cuts in services and jobs.The Labor government promised to build a better system.But the NBN is already behind […]

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