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How To Restore Deleted Files On Any Device

Few tech disasters can send your stomach into free fall quite like realising you’ve deleted something important from your laptop or phone, with no obvious way to bring it back. Luckily, if you find yourself scrambling to restore your deleted files, there’s still hope. Free tools and apps are widely available to help you recover your deleted data no matter what platform you’re using. Here’s what you need to know.


See The Exact Moment When The World's Biggest Cities Were Born

Video: The world is urbanizing faster than ever, with more than half of the planet’s population currently living in cities — more than any time in history. But when did this trend of “urbanisation” start? It turns out its roots go back much farther than we thought.


Engineers Just Smashed Record For Fast Wireless Data Trasmission

Like the idea downloading the contents of a DVD in less then 10 seconds without a cable in sight? That’s exactly what a team of German engineers can do, having broken the record for wireless data transmission using terrestrial radio signals.


Visualise Your Emotions Based On Psychology And The Dalai Lama's Insight

Ever wondered how your emotions interact or what they give rise to? This visualisation, called The Atlas of Emotions, combines experimental psychology and insight from the Dalai Lama to try and explain.


Twitter Halts Flow Of Information To US Intelligence Agencies

Twitter has reportedly stopped the flow of data to US intelligence agencies which is currently delivered via a private data mining service.


Listen To How The Billboard Chart Changed Week-by-Week Since 1956

Ever wonder if you remember the successful music from your youth accurately? Well, why not listen to it all in one long, excruciating session of reminiscence.


Microsoft Is Storing Data In 10 Million Strands Of DNA

DNA contains the information that defines life — but it can also be used to store digital content, too. Now, Microsoft has announced that it’s seriously investigating the technique as a means of storing data, paying a bioscience company to create ten million strands of digital storage DNA.


ACCC Says We Are Consuming More Data At Lower Prices, Thanks To Competition

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s annual telecommunications report for 2014 to 2015 is out, and the ACCC says it shows that consumers are “continuing to benefit from competition in the sector”.

“Consumers are reaping the benefits of competition in the form of increased data allowances, new services, and lower prices,” ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said.


Ultrasound Beams Wireless Data Through Flesh At 30Mbps

Wi-fi is great, but it doesn’t pass through the human body very well. Now a team of researchers has shown that it can use ultrasound to send data through chunks of flesh at up to 30 megabits per second.


2.6TB Data Leak Reveals Tax, Investment And Corruption Among World Leaders

An international team of journalists has obtained what it’s referring to as “biggest leak in history”: A 2.6-terabyte stash of data about offshore savings and tax havens from Panama-based legal firm Mossack Fonseca.


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