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Farthest known galaxy in the universe discovered: NASA

Technology January 15, 2018 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Washington NASA scientists have spotted the farthest known galaxy in the universe, a primitive cluster of stars just 500 million years old. An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the image of the galaxy named SPT0615-JD, stretched and amplified by aRead More

New portable device can identify fake liquor

Technology January 15, 2018 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

Washington Scientists have developed a portable device with advanced sensors that can accurately identify fake or watered-down alcohol, offering a strategy for liquor quality assurance. Watered-down or fake liquors can reap financial rewards for nefarious individuals, but the adulteration of liquor cheats consumers and can even lead to health hazardsRead More

Facebook to tweak News Feed to bring family, friends closer

Facebook to tweak News Feed to bring family, friends closer

Technology January 13, 2018 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

San Francisco, January 13 Facebook is making changes to its News Feed feature that will allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, brands and media, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced. “One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure theRead More

Scientists spot massive ice deposits on Mars

Technology January 13, 2018 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

Washington Scientists have unearthed thick and massive deposits of ice in some regions on Mars. The images taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) showed the three-dimensional structure of massive ice deposits on Mars. The ice sheets extend from just belowRead More

Researchers claim WhatsApp Group chats can easily be infiltrated

Researchers claim WhatsApp Group chats can easily be infiltrated

Technology January 12, 2018 at 4:05 am 0 comments

San Francisco, A team of German cryptographers has discovered flaws in WhatsApp’s Group chats despite its end-to-end encryption, that makes it possible to infiltrate private group chats without admin permission. According to a report in Wired.com, the cryptographers from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany announced this at the “Real WorldRead More

Japanese astronaut apologises for “fake news” of height increase

Technology January 12, 2018 at 4:04 am 0 comments

Tokyo, Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologised on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing concern about whether he’d be safe on his return to Earth. Most astronauts “grow” during protracted space missions because their spinesRead More

Japanese astronaut apologises for “fake news” of height increase

Japanese astronaut apologises for “fake news” of height increase

Technology January 10, 2018 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

Tokyo, January 10 Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologised on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing concern about whether he’d be safe on his return to Earth. Most astronauts “grow” during protracted space missionsRead More

Warming turning major sea turtle population female

Technology January 10, 2018 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Melbourne Warming temperatures are turning one of the world’s largest sea turtle populations in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef almost entirely female, running the risk that the colony may not sustain itself in coming decades, a study has found. Sand temperatures determine the sex of turtle hatchlings, with warmer temperatures resultingRead More

Why people hesitate shopping on smartphone apps found

Why people hesitate shopping on smartphone apps found

Technology January 8, 2018 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

London, January 8 Consumers hesitate using smartphones and tablets to buy goods online because they worry about not seeing the full picture on an app or missing out on special offers and overlooking hidden costs, a study has found. Concerns about privacy and security can also motivate people to putRead More

Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction

Technology January 8, 2018 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

New York Two Apple investors are urging the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children. Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, or CalSTRS, said in open letter to Apple that the company must offer more choices and tools to help youngstersRead More