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World's Tallest Building 2016: Dubai To Erect Burj Khalifa Rival

Dubai is outdoing itself by amassing the tallest tower in the world for the second time. Construction has officially begun on the building that is on track to become the tallest building in the world, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour is set to reach completion by 2020 and is expected to outdo Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s largest man-made structure, also located in Dubai.
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Researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Leicester found a series of elaborate stones at Avebury, in south west England, by using radar technology.
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With June coming to a close, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be launched within one to three months. Several prospective release dates have surfaced in recent weeks, but Samsung has yet to confirm wh
More than 3,000 guests dress up for this year's event in the small town of Midsomer Norton.
More than 3,000 guests dress up for this year's event in the small town of Midsomer Norton.
Ocoado's driverless pod is designed to deliver goods but is not big enough for the weekly shop.
Ocoado's driverless pod is designed to deliver goods but is not big enough for the weekly shop.
Internet-based grocer Ocado teams up with a robotics firm to test driverless deliveries in London.
Female's of the Darwin's bark spider spray strands of silk, which is stronger than steel, in one continuous flow to form bridges over water. They then create on orb web on the 'bridge' to catch prey
Researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a cell phone that pulls energy from the world around it, allowing it to operate without any battery at all.
How California is turning its car problem into a way to make LA greener.
This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Robots will take jobs formerly done by people, and that will hit the retail space pretty hard.
Google must remove a company website from its global listings as the result of a ruling Wednesday from Canada’s Supreme Court. The 7-2 ruling in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. involves the n
LeBron James may be looking to take his talents to the world of film, as the Cavaliers star forward reportedly teamed up with Showtime Sports to produce a documentary. SpringHill Entertainment, James
Now you don't have to be skilled at Photoshop to design unique geofilters. Snapchat has introduced a new feature that easily lets users create custom filters in the app that can be used by others ne
Ports operated by the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk are still crippled following this week's cyberattack
President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, but that doesn’t mean the Earth is doomed. Scientists and policymakers laid out a plan in the journal Nature listing six wa
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] said it never told a self-driving car executive to download files from his former employer, Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit, according to a court filin
Mice can move their whiskers to map their surroundings, researchers at UC Berkeley have found. Rodents use their whiskers to navigate areas close to their face, as their near vision is blurry.
Vivo launches first-ever under-display fingerprint tech, aims to take on Apple, Samsung
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MobileFun has shared a video online that provides users with a hands-on look of a screen protector and case for Apple's iPhone, providing more details of what to expect at the fall launch.
Google Photos rolls out its latest feature that makes sending out your snaps a, well, snap.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has a deal to get former FBI Director James Comey's memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump.

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