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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

New recipe for origin of life on Earth found

Technology January 8, 2018 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

Washington A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed a “fascinating” new theory for how life on Earth may have begun. Their experiments demonstrate that key chemical reactions that support life today could have been carried out with ingredients likely present on the planet four billion years ago. “ThisRead More

Whatsapp no longer working on these phones

Whatsapp no longer working on these phones

Technology January 7, 2018 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Popular messaging platform WhatsApp has withdrawn support from certain platforms from December 31. WhatsApp has now stopped working for people using BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older. WhatsApp has said that it will not work on `Nokia S40` after December 2018. Also, Android OS versionRead More

Weightlessness causes persistent fever in astronauts

Weightlessness causes persistent fever in astronauts

Technology January 7, 2018 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Berlin Astronauts floating weightlessly through space experience a persistent fever, with their body temperature increasing by about 1 degree Celsius, according to a study that points out the health implications of space travel. Researchers from Charite—Universitatsmedizin Berlin in Germany used forehead sensors to measure the body temperature of astronauts onRead More

Ancient mummy’s DNA reveals Hepatitis B existed since centuries

Technology January 7, 2018 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Toronto The DNA analysis of the remains of a 16th century mummy has confirmed that the complex Hepatitis B virus (HBV) has existed in humans for centuries, researchers say. HBV is a deadly viral infection that attacks the liver, can cause both acute and chronic disease and kills nearly oneRead More