Sci-tech

Uber informs regulator 2.7mn users in United Kingdom affected by 2016 breach

For its part, Uber disclosed that two individuals outside the company inappropriately accessed user data stored on a third-party cloud-based service that it use...


Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Campaigns In Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi seeks explanation from the Prime Minister in the Rafale deal, asks on what basis was Rafale favoured over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. "They cou...


Microsoft plans a multibillion-dollar overhaul of its Redmond headquarters

The company's current campus houses 125 buildings, but that number will rise to 131 by the time the expansion is complete. The software giant will replace 12 of...


India Just Backed Net Neutrality

The new rules, said to favour Internet service providers, will be put to vote next month in the US. "Internet should be kept open and free and not cannibalise...


Alfa Romeo returns to F1, teaming up with Sauber

Alfa Romeo is making a return to the top tier of four-wheeled racing after three decades away. The famous Italian brand won the first two Formula 1 world ch...


Origami-inspired soft robots lift 1000x their own weight for a dollar

The scientists, leaders in the fast-expanding field of soft robotics , were pursuing one of the grand challenges in engineering: the development of so-called a...


Next Final Fantasy Game Won't Necessarily Follow Same Formula as FFXV

Looking ahead, Hashimoto said, "Next year will be a big one, and we will bring exciting, new Final Fantasy titles to the world". "Next year is going to be a b...


14-Year Old Video Game Cheater Sued, Mom Defends Him

Suing an individual user instead of simply banning them is an unorthodox and controversial move because it echoes the misguided actions of the music recording i...


YouTube's battery drain problem on iOS devices is now fixed

There are nearly 10 short videos being published by Apple as of now on its Apple Support YouTube channel . Apple's latest version of its mobile operating...


Rahm Emanuel, Kim Foxx sue Uber over data breach

Last week, Uber said it paid hackers to destroy the pilfered data and there's no evidence it was misused. "We have changed tacks in so many ways in dealing ...


Saving Great Barrier Reef

Scientists targeted especially severely damaged coral populations where larvae can not replenish at the appropriate pace for a full restore. Alroy also sugges...


IPhone X Face ID security peeled away again by 'artificial twin' mask

This isn't great news for Apple who has been talking up its Face ID tech in support notes: "It's created to protect against spoofing by masks or other technique...


Surprise, surprise! Security by obscurity fails Apple's MacOS

Still, flaws like this really undermine the level of security you get from Apple's premium devices, even though such issues are rarely discovered. A softwar...


Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise & Fall out on 8 February 2018

It's not all doom and gloom for those stricken by a Dark Age, though, as this enables special policies that are only available during that time and paves the wa...


Yooka-Laylee heading to the Nintendo Switch on December 14

Players can pre-order the game on December 7 on the eShop ahead of its release on December 14 . This includes the new camera mode , control improvements, menu...


Pokémon Go Global Catch Challenge meets goal, unlocks new monsters

Asia-exclusive Farfetch'd will now spawn worldwide while Australia-exclusive Kangaskhan will be available to catch for everyone in East Asia. Since Farfetch'd...


HTC U11 starts getting Oreo update in the US

That said, Mo also confirmed that the Oreo update for the U11 on Sprint will be "out as quickly as possible ". The update will also include the users to ...


Microsoft Office Now Widely Available on Chromebooks

These apps are the Android version of Office, which are fairly full-featured, though those who use desktop versions might have a bit of adjusting to do. Most ...


Destiny 2 free trial goes live on November 28th

The more sceptical side of my fat face however, also thinks that it was created to keep the rewarding of Bright Engrams down to a crawl, possibly influencing po...


Researchers report rapid formation of new bird species in Galápagos islands

It interbred with a female medium ground finch, G. fortis. This all began in 1981, when one of the Grants' graduate students noticed a male bird whose song wa...


The "lighting revolution" may be increasing light pollution

Decreases in brightness were see in a few regions experiencing warfare, particularly Yemen and Syria. The American Medical Association previous year said that...


Apple patent hints at foldable iPhone

Image Credit: Apple Inc. The iPhone SE 2 is reportedly in the initial stages of development already. Apple is so secretive about its Galaxy X rival phone th...


Dolly The Sheep Did Not Die Because She Was A Clone

Now scientists have said that claims the cloning process left Dolly the Sheep with arthritis are untrue. She had six lambs with a ram named David and was ...


YouTube Shutters Popular 'Toy Freaks' Channel for Violating Child Endangerment Rules

Now, the video sharing platform has shared an update and further steps it will take to combat this content being viewed by children. Several global brands are ...


Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals

Americans are expected to shell out $6.6 billion online the Monday after Thanksgiving, while Black Friday is expected to rake in $5 billion in online sales. I...