Christchurch the world’s first city to use sensor technology to investigate Health impacts due to air pollutionSubmitted by Avinash Tripathi on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 13:11
The Government supports the project which will use a sensor technology to examine the health impacts of air pollution in Christchurch.
With this project, Christchurch will become the world's first city to understand in a planned manner, how air quality affects people with lung problems.
During the course of his speech at his alma mater, Ohio State University, on Monday, new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler promised to promote competition in the telecommunications industry.
A recently released patent filing with the US Patent & Trademark Office has revealed that device maker Sony is seeking a patent for a `SmartWig' - a hairpiece which will help users in navigating roads, flicking through slides in a presentation, and checking blood pressure.
In a last-week statement, popular microblogging service Twitter revealed that it has put in place a new security measure - dubbed `Perfect Forward Secrecy' - on its web and mobile platforms.
With the newly-implemented `perfect forward secrecy' mechanism essentially aimed at beefing up encryption, Twitter said that the new security measure will make it increasingly difficult organization to eavesdrop on communications between Twitter's servers and users.
Gaming console maker Nintendo has recently announced the 'Mario Mega Bundle.' Priced at £299.99, the new bundle is now open for pre-orders at the Nintendo UK Online Store; and is scheduled to hit the UK markets on November 29.
The new 'Mario Mega Bundle' announced by Nintendo includes the Wii U Premium pack, along with New Super Mario Bros U and New Super Luigi U.
According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, the majority of the users of the Snapchat photo-messaging app are women. The app deletes the photos and videos that have been uploaded to it shortly after - within 10 seconds, to be precise - they have been viewed.
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