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Science allows blind man to see wife for first time in 10 years, will give you serious feels

Blind man wife This is bound to bring a tear to your eye. A new form of bionic eye has allowed a man to see his wife for the first time in more than a decade. As reported by The Guardian, 68-year-old Allen Zderad is able to see basic shapes and human forms again thanks to a prototype implant and prosthetic, known as Second Sight, put in place by physicians at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Zderad, who suffers from a degenerative eye ...

News, Video

This dark short film shows that Power Rangers is all about child soldiery

POWER-RANGERS - YouTube A fresh yet dark take on the classic Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers saga features North Korea-punching, cussing, child soldiery and some other super controversial issues never really touched on in the original series. Heck, the opening scene involves a guy punching a woman chained to a chair. "We were children, asked to fight an inter-galactic war against an enemy we've never met. Let's stop pretending that our side stood on some moral high ground," says Dawson’s Creek actor James Van Der ...

Advertising & Marketing

Could digital addiction boost your marketing efforts?

phones-613215_1280 Thanks to the evolvement of the digital age, we are now living in a world that has changed beyond recognition. A world that wouldn’t have been comprehensible only a decade ago. A world in which we have become what I call, “digital addicts”. Addiction is understood as the continued repetition of behaviour/s, even in the face of negative consequences. Really? Am I really saying that being a digital addict is actually like being a drug addict or even an alcoholic? Yes. ...

News, Security

Johannesburg labelled the ‘new Eldorado of espionage’ in biggest digital leak since Edward Snowden

spy-cables-1024x433 "It's probably going to be an awkward day at the office at the South African State Security Agency." Speaking on Al Jazeera English, Clayton Swisher, the channel's investigative unit director, has revealed more information on South Africa's largest digital leak that's being described as our country's Edward Snowden moment. Hundreds of secret intelligence documents from South Africa's State Security Agency (SSA) have been leaked to the news network offering unprecedented insight into the "shadowy and highly politicised realm of global espionage". Over the coming ...

Gearburn

Micromax Yu Yureka review: Cyanogen OS mid-ranger with terrific value

Yu-Yureka-lead The Yu Yureka, the first smartphone offering from Micromax’s new online-only brand attempts to take down the likes of Xiaomi, OnePlus, Lenovo, and Huawei. Yu’s focus is to provide maximum value to the buyers by offering great hardware at dirt-cheap price, fast software, and software support for longer than usual times. It offers the best hardware at its price, even beating Xiaomi, and that’s a great achievement considering the latter is one of the fastest growing brands on the planet. Read more on ...

Ventureburn

OpenTenders fixes SMEs up with big corporate, government tenders

Opentenders Co-founder of OpenTenders Madoda Khuzwayo estimates that there are as much as R1.3-trillion worth of tenders per being procured by government entities every year. However staggering and wonderful that figure may sound, a honey pot of this magnitude tends not to go untainted. Things like fraud and negligence are common issues when it comes to government or big corporates putting out contracts in South Africa. "If you have half a trillion of work that government is procuring, you need to make ...

Motorburn

Joey Logano wins Daytona 500: 5 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

Logano-Daytona-500-2015 There are just too many great motorsport events and series to fit into a comparatively short weekend. Sadly because of this, many exciting moments go unnoticed to the oblivious racing fan. But that’s a thing of the past, thanks to Motorburn’s weekly roundup. We're in the midst of the rigourous preseason testing schedule and while not too much ever seems to be happening, it's always fairly important for engineers and drivers alike. The second Formula 1 test has just come to an ...

Video

Sesame Street teaches kids more than maths with ‘House of Cards’ parody

House of Cards Sesame Street We're not sure kids will fully understand Sesame Street's House of Cards parody -- unless they've managed to figure out their parents' Netflix account -- but chances are, watching it will teach them more than just basic subtraction. There's also plenty to be learned about using double entendres to make points about political excess: "Some people say there's too much pork in this town," says Frank Underwolf as he embarks on his journey into the 'White House of Bricks'. "I ...

Google, News

Google’s on a quest to kill sexually explicit content on Blogger

Google products If you use Blogger to post dirty pictures or smutty video, your days are numbered. The Google owned blogging platform will no longer allow its users to post sexual explicit content, it has announced. Previously Blogger touted itself as a platform allowing for freedom of expression, stating on the Blogger content policy that “censoring this content is contrary to a service that bases itself on freedom of expression”. That said, it did ask users to be explicit in how the labeled ...

Mobile

Gartner: expect mobile disruption, strong wearable growth through 2015

nismo-watch Right now, the global smartphone market seems pretty set: Samsung and Apple are top of the pile and a bunch of Chinese players, including Huawei, Lenovo, and Xiaomi, are fighting for what's left of the pie. But things can change very quickly. We're all well aware of the travails faced by BlackBerry in recent years. And Nokia, once the largest mobile player on the planet, doesn't even feature in the current smartphone landscape. So even though things seem pretty settled, ...

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