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NASA Mars Rover To Study Fluid Carved Valley’s Origin
Mars rover Opportunity has reached the main destination of its current two-year extended mission an ancient fluid-carved valley incised on the inner slope of a vast crater's rim, NASA has said. As the rover approached the upper end of "Perseverance Valley" in early May, images from its cameras be..
Companies Prepare For More Ransomware Attacks On Monday
Companies around the globe are preparing for an imminent cyber attack as the offices re-open on Monday, media reports said. Cyber security experts predict that the scope of the attack could expand as people return to work and resume their work on computers, CNN reported on Monday. Though a Bri..
Ransomware Cyber Attack A Wake-Up Call: Microsoft
A cyber-attack that hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft has said. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage", the BBC reported. A statement from Microsoft Pr..
Google Doodle Honours Inventor Of Eye Test
Google on Tuesday paid tribute to Ferdinand Monoyer, a French ophthalmologist who showed us the way to measure eye sight. Born in 1836, Monoyer developed the diopter, the unit of measurement for vision that is still used today. The diopter measures the distance you would have to be from text ..
Facebook Is Back After Global Crash
People thronged Twitter after social media giant Facebook on Tuesday faced an outage in Asia, Australia, New Zealand and some parts of North America. Facebook users got an error message: "Sorry, something went wrong and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can." Later, a Facebook spokesperson told..
China Launches Second Aircraft Carrier
China launched on Wednesday its second aircraft carrier in a Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province, an official said. The new carrier, the first developed and built by China, was transferred from a dry dock into water at a launch ceremony in Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corpo..
Apple Celebrates Earth Day, Releases Video Series
In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Apple has released a new video series featuring candid interviews with employees leading Apples efforts to address climate change, conserve resources and pioneer safer materials. The new video series that the tech titan posted on its page features yaks, breathing..
Do Your Bit, Save The Planet: Google’s Earth Day Doodle
Do your bit and make a huge difference to saving Earth, the only known object in the universe known to harbour life, suggests Google's Earth Day Doodle on Saturday. Do small things like eating less meat, opting for carpooling, and unplugging unused electronic devices that could go a long way in h..
6 Creative Things To Do With Your Old Electronics Device
Creative Things To Do With Your Old Electronics Device Reduce, reuse, recycle… is the motto. F..
Mars Had Water In Recent Past
Researchers have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley near Mars' equator that appears to have been flooded by water in the not-too-distant past. The scientists believe that the findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, offer a prime target to begin searching for ..