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Scientists sends Warning that Solar Storm is About to Hit Earth

Intense flares of solar wind threaten to cause extensive damage to man-made infrastructure, from spacecraft and satellite instruments in near-Earth orbit to entire power grids on Earth itself, particularly during periods when the magnetic shield sparing Earth from deadly...

NASA to finalize its drone traffic control system for cities

NASA is ready to put its drone traffic management system to the ultimate test and has chosen Nevada and Texas as its final testing sites.The agency, together with the FAA, has been developing an Unmanned aircraft Traffic Management (UTM)...

Top password manager apps are leaving your secrets fully exposed

Security conscious tech enthusiasts will tell you a password manager is the best way to safeguard your account details in one place, while ensuring you aren’t tempted to commit the cardinal sin of reusing passwords.However, new research published by...

Cyber-Thieves aim to hijack payment data

Thousands of websites are being hit by cyber-thieves who implant code to scoop up payment card numbers, research suggests.Security giant Symantec found more than 4,800 websites were being hit by these "form-jacking" attacks every month. High-profile victims of these...

Scientists have discovered 300,000 new galaxies

A new map of the night sky has been published and hundreds of thousands of previously undiscovered galaxies are on it. The 300,000 new galaxies were discovered as part of a study involving 200 scientists from 18 countries, using...

This new Android phone might last a week on a single charge

With each new generation of smartphones, we want better battery life and faster battery charging… and we’re seldom satisfied.This is in spite of the fact that smartphone tech has advanced to a point where components are more efficient than...

There’s no way the U.S. can crush us, Huawei founder claims

Huawei’s founder has come out fighting against the U.S. government after he claimed that “there’s no way the US can crush us.”Ren Zhengfei, who founded the telecom company in 1987, doesn’t often make public statements, but, in a rare...

Cryptomining apps discovered on Microsoft’s app store

Symantec found eight apps on Microsoft's app store that mine the cryptocurrency Monero without the user's knowledge.In January, Symantec discovered several potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) on the Microsoft Store that surreptitiously use the victim’s CPU power to mine cryptocurrency.These...

UK will track thousands of criminals with GPS tags

It's not a novel idea to make criminals wear GPS bracelets, but they could soon be relatively commonplace in the UK.The country's government plans to use them for around-the-clock monitoring of criminals across England and Wales by the summer,...

Machine are not our Masters, Tears as Robots replace Most Human Jobs

Keep your heads! You are not about to surrender your life and understanding of the world to machines. That head of yours with its conscious mind, reading this column, remains in the driving seat and always will.It’s true that...

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