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 & […]

ALERT | Deleted WhatsApp chats can still be read

WhatsApp is’nt actually deleting the messages you send to the archive, according to a security researcher.   On Apple devices the app stores a “forensic trace” of all chats, be them “deleted, cleared, or archived”, Jonathan […]

China’s elevated bus ready for use.

Is your daily commute prone to traffic jams? Well, take the bus! China now has a train/bus hybrid which travels over cars & also over all that traffic. They’re calling it the Transit Elevated Bus […]

Drones deliver medicine in Rwanda

Zipline International – a start-up based in Silicon Valley – is using drones to deliver medicine & blood to patients in hard to reach Rwandan hospitals. Zipline has partnered with the Rwandan Govt. to ‘launch out’ supplies in the […]

Instagram to add comments filtering

Instagram is allowing users to filter comments on their own account giving them the choice to declare something as acceptable or not & police their own pages. Users will also have the option to completely […]

Whatsapp is not well encrypted – Scientist

Software researcher Jonathan Zdziarski has found that WhatsApp retains & stores a forensic trace of the chat logs even after chats get deleted. The data can be recoverable through many remote backup systems. Zdziarski found this […]

Facebook now celebrates birthdays with Videos

Facebook intends to make everyone’s birthday celebrations more engaging by rolling out its Birthday Recap Video feature. The feature is quite like the Memories video feature & has a pre-set birthday-related theme taken from the […]

IPhone reaches 1billion users

Apple just sold its billionth iPhone last week, indicating that though its sales have declined in the quarter, Apple still has large numbers backing it. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the milestone during an employee […]

Facebook approaching 2Bn Users

Facebook just posted its second quarter earnings for investors & reported 6.44 bn in revenue & 2.05 bn in profit. That’s a 59% increase over the 4.04 bn in revenue during the same period last […]

Norway is constructing floating bridge

Norway is constructing “submerged floating bridges” which will cover a vast stretch of the nation’s coastline. The bridge will shorten a journey which would normally take 21 hours down to just 10 hours. The bridges […]

Whatsapp adds Olympics emoji

WhatsApp has had a silent update to its emoji list with an Olympics emoji which is available on WhatsApp Web & the latest versions of the app. For Web & Android users, the emoji is […]

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