Science


Malaysian among scientists who proved Einstein's gravitational waves theory
- February 19, 2016

Laser beams are sent down each tunnel, reflected back by superbly figured mirrors, and then compared. Since Nasa withdrew from the project in 2011 because of a budget shortfall, the Lisa project evolved into a condensed version known as eLISA. (more...)
PlayStation VR Headset Rumored for Fall Launch PlayStation VR Headset Rumored for Fall Launch
- February 18, 2016

As I noted in my piece yesterday, it is possible that the PlayStation VR could start shipping earlier in the year, and only hit GameStop's store shelves at a later period, in the fall. PS VR relies on the PlayStation 4 for content. Fans can look forward to PS VR games like Eagle Flight, The Modern Zombie Taxi Co . "We're in discussions with Oculus, HTC, and Sony ". (more...)
Instagram To Fight Hackers With Two-Factor Authentication Instagram To Fight Hackers With Two-Factor Authentication
- February 17, 2016

Delay to include the feature was putting Instagram users at risk and has even led to damaging hacks that led to financial losses. Techcrunch added that Engadget has established that there will be slow rollout of the services , so we'll take that on board too. (more...)
Zika outbreak won't compromise Olympics - Brazil president
- February 16, 2016

Colombia's health authorities claim that 29.4% of pregnant women who were infected with Zika virus live in Norte de Santander, which lies in the eastern border of Venezuela. "For other people, the virus is not considered a serious risk", said Burstein. The government takes disinfection measures to prevent the spread of the Zika virus and its impact. (more...)
Android Malware with Rooting Capabilities Found in 1163 Third-Party Store Apps Android Malware with Rooting Capabilities Found in 1163 Third-Party Store Apps
- February 12, 2016

In fact, the company unveiled a new version of this app for Samsung Browser and is available for download via the Google Play Store. Google Keep was announced as a minimalist note taking and reminders app in 2013. This is not just a one-off developer, considering Google shows apps of similar nature from other developers, suggesting it is a widespread issue. Its developer, Dean Murphy, tells us he appealed a few times, as well, and Google has just now accepted his update. (more...)
Kia Niro electrifies Chicago Kia Niro electrifies Chicago
- February 12, 2016

Kia expects the regular hybrid version of the Optima to achieve 10 percent better fuel economy than old model, which got up to 36/40/38 mpg city/highway/combined depending on the trim level. To minimise noise, vibration and harshness, the Niro is fitted with specially designed engine mounts, equal-length driveshafts, and a damper inside the steering wheel hub to minimise vibrations felt in the steering wheel. (more...)