September 4, 2015

Soyuz Rocket With Three Astronauts Launches Towards ISS

A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history. The trio including the first Danish citizen ever to fly into space blasted off in the Soyuz TMA 18M rocket on schedule at 0437 GMT from the same launchpad that Yuri Gagarin used for his historic ... Read More »

Hyderabad Police Bans Use of Drones Without Permission

In view of the intelligence alerts about the possible use of remote-controlled drones for terror attacks, police has banned their use in Cyberabad police commissionerate limits by any agency or individual without prior permission. Hyderabad Police Commissioner C. V. Anand on Tuesday issued orders, making it compulsory for event organisers, organisations and individuals to obtain prior police permission in writing ... Read More »

Nextbit Robin Launched, the First ‘Cloud-First’ Android Smartphone

Nextbit, a mobile company that boasts of veterans from Apple, Google, and HTC on its team, has unveiled its much-anticipated reasonably priced first Android smartphone, Robin. The device offers flagship stature specifications and is being sold through a Kickstarter campaign. In August, Nextbit announced that it plans to launch a “fri**in awesome” smartphone, and the company is trying to keep ... Read More »

Web Address Explosion Is a Bonanza for Cybercriminals

An explosion in the number of new Internet addresses has created a wealth of opportunities for criminals exploiting shady domains such as .zip, .kim or .party, according to an industry study published on Tuesday. Attackers are constantly in search of new domains for links to lead users to download malware, divulge personal data or spam their friends, and a liberalisation ... Read More »

Millions Hit by US Personnel Data Hack Still Have Not Been Told

The US government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The agency whose data was hacked, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), said the Defense Department will begin “later this month” to notify employees and contractors across the government ... Read More »

Intel Launches 48 6th-Gen ‘Skylake’ CPUs for Desktops, Notebooks, and 2-in-1s

Intel has formally announced its entire lineup of sixth-generation Core processors, more commonly known by the codename “Skylake”, at a press conference at the annual IFA trade show in Berlin. The company is calling this generation its most scalable ever, enabling the broadest yet range of devices including desktop PCs, all-in-ones, mobile workstations, laptops, 2-in-1s, tablets, small-form-factor boxes and even ... Read More »

Google Redesigns Its Logo

Following its corporate reorganisation last month, Google is making another major change – the company on Tuesday unveiled a new logo. Google’s new logo epitomises the company as it stands today, present on myriad devices rather than its humble roots of a single browser page. Apart from the redesign of the full logo, which while retaining the same colours for ... Read More »