Emerging Tech

China’s new robotic submarine doesn’t just chase typhoons, it dives into them

Siping Zheng It might sound like something out of a techno-thriller, but it’s not: Scientists in China really have developed an unmanned submarine that is designed to travel into potentially deadly typhoons and other extreme weather types and fire off weather-monitoring rockets. One of these “rocketsondes,” designed to perform weather analysis in situations that would […]

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No more wild goose chase: ‘Duck.com’ now leads to DuckDuckGo instead of Google

DDG Press Photo/DuckDuckGo Current and prospective users of DuckDuckGo now have another way to access the famous non-tracking search engine. It was confirmed on Monday, December 10, to NamePros that DuckDuckGo had acquired a new, shorter domain name for its search engine’s main page: duck.com. Duck.com now redirects users to DuckDuckGo.com. According to the statement […]