Messenger faces harsh Euro rules

The European Commission hopes to strengthen rules governing messaging apps like WhatsApp, Skype & Facebook Messenger. This is a part of a major telecoms industry renovation which will be announced in September. Skype & Facebook’s […]

China’s satellite quantum network launched

China just launched their Quantum Science Satellite which is designed to distribute quantum-encrypted keys between relay stations in China & Europe. This could seriously up the security levels between parties on different continents. The satellite? […]

Android users vulnerable to Linux bug

Hackers can now terminate connections & install malicious code into approx. 80% (1.4 bn devices) of all the Android KitKat phones as per a recently discovered vulnerability. The bug first popped up on version 3.6 […]

The New Blue color discovered

Oregon State University (OSU)scientists have discovered a new shade of blue called ‘YInMn blue,’ after the elements required to make it. The colour was discovered by accident, apparently, by OSU chemist Mas Subramanian. The colour […]

Whatsapp under spy attack

There are some serious threats out there for WhatsApp users. Don’t just click on any link you find on WhatsApp; it might just directly connect you to some sort of malware which will automatically harm […]

Apple acquires more technology companies

Apple has acquired Turi, a company that calls itself as a  “machine learning platform for developers & data scientists.”  Apple has confirmed that the acquisition has taken place but said nothing more. They did say, […]

Pokemon Go gets proposed update

Niantic has acknowledged that Pokémon have gotten extremely difficult to catch now & have promised to rectify it. This is because of an update they rolled out making it much harder to catch the little […]

Drones in Brazil get no fly Zones

Drone maker from China, DJI, has created temporary no-fly zones across Brazil in Rio, São Paulo & other locations where the games are being held. The move was made at the request of the Brazilian […]

App to help visually impaired people to read

Hear2Read is an app that helps visually impaired people that can be trained to read texts aloud. What’s more? It’s started supporting Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi & other languages & dialects in the past year. […]

Software to detect Sarcasm

Text-based communication doesn’t have that extra layer of vocal tone which tells you if sarcasm is being used on you. Portuguese researchers have built a neural network which determines whether someone is being sarcastic or not. […]

Technology at the Rio Olympics

Check out how the US is getting high-tech at this year’s Olympics.  The US women’s volleyball team is using VERT, a jump monitor around their waists to help prevent injuries & calculate jump heights & […]

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