Apart from political solutions to climate challenges, technology can help in reducing emissions, for example. Carbon capture and storage allows plants to burn the same amount of coal without the pollutants. Wide-scale implementation, though, might be a major challenge.
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More Taiwanese vendors are embracing wearables at this year’s Computex show, putting on display exercise shirts that can track a user’s health, smartwatches and gesture-control glasses, among others. They hope to make a dent in Taiwan’s tech market, amid stiff competition.
Google Maps Street View’s new package was designed specifically for the World Cup. Folks who are unable to attend the games personally can use this feature to explore all of Brazil’s 12 World Cup stadiums and their respective pitches.
Engineers from the Fraunhofer Institute have developed a super-efficient ceramic fuel cell that can be used to generate electricity and heat from natural gas at home. The cells produce as much power as needed for the space, but their price might be a problem.
Today’s social networks are all beginning to look so much alike that their individuality is lost, and users have a more difficult time deciding which network is the most suitable for their needs and sensibilities.