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New Zealand Gets Huge Internet Upgrade

New Zealand is getting an enormous Internet upgrade, thanks to a cable installed under the sea. The capable is expected to double New Zealand’s Internet capacity by providing an additional 72 Terabits per second of bandwidth. That’s equivalent to streaming more than 4.5 million 4K videos simultaneously. The cable is made of multiple layers of…

Samsung’s New Stretchy Screen Can Display Your Heartbeat

The South Korean electronic manufacturer Samsung made a stretchable OLED display that can monitor and display your heartbeat. The display can be stretched by 30% and Samsung says it can monitor your heartbeat more accurately than existing wearable devices — and for longer time periods. Manufacturing electronic circuitry that can stretch significantly without damage is…

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UPS And CVS Deliver Prescription Medication Via Drone

Prescription medication is something that you normally have to go to a pharmacy to collect, and if you’re seriously ill or incapacitated — it can be quite a nuisance. The days of standing in line and waiting for a prescription may be nearing an end — as CVS and UPS has delivered prescription medications by…

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Diabetes Patients Hack Insulin Pump To Make Artificial Pancreas

Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have been helping type 1 diabetes patients to respond to their insulin needs quicker via continuous monitoring and notifications, but there’s plenty of room for improvement. Incorrect insulin levels can be life-threatening, and so sleeping through the CGM’s alarm is potentially dangerous. For Dana Lewis, this was a problem (usually at…