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The ongoing plans to make Mars our next home could be closer than we earlier thought. A new study suggests that terraforming of Mars could cost just a thin sheet of aerogel. Now that’s totally mind-blowing, right? Derived from a gel, aerogel is a synthetic porous lightweight material which its liquid component has been replaced with a gas, making it mostly composed of air. Scientists in the new study are proposing that the material could be used to create a greenhouse and to protect a garden in Mars from harmful radiation while suffi...
The Hayabusa 2 has successfully landed on a faraway asteroid - the Ryugu asteroid to collect samples that could give insights into the evolution of the solar system. The successful landing met with cheer and applause at the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). “The touchdown is successful,” Jaxa spokesman Takayuki Tomobe said. This is the second touchdown for the Hayabusa 2 which has returned to the Ryugu asteroid to collect matter that can shed light into what the solar system was like 4.6 billion years ago. JAXA said that...
With people’s security consciousness skewed towards the personal computer, cybercriminals are now turning to Android malware for financial fraud. Last year, Anubis banking trojan made headlines after getting onto Android devices through infected downloads from the Google Play Store. The banking apps malware would request for permission to use the accessibility service of the victim’s Android device, from which it would steal banking apps login credentials, payment cards, and e-wallets. Anubis was enabled by a “dropper,” BianLian that ...
Microsoft has spent this week teasing people with a series of tweets that are so confusing that you would probably feel like you are watching an episode of Stranger Things season 3. On July 1st, Microsoft began by announcing an updated Windows 1.0 version. The tweet said, “Introducing the all-new Windows 1.0, with MS-Dos Executive, Clock, and more.” Considering that Windows 1.0 is decades old and is the first Windows version, the tweet managed to create intrigue among followers. Comments came flooding in – Super Mario gifs to referen...
To put a lid on the controversies that the faulty butterfly keyboard attracted, Apple might soon ditch it and adopt a new scissor switch keyboard. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple might soon do away with the controversial ‘butterfly keyboard’ and release a fresh keyboard design for the MacBook Air that will be launched later this year. The analyst, who has a decent track record of making credible Apple predictions, told MacRumors that the future MacBook keyboards could be based on scissor switches. The controversial butt...
GPS, Earth’s navigation system that is used by an estimated four billion people will now enable future human navigation on the Moon. NASA is developing GPS for Moon for aiding its future Artemis missions. The Global Positioning System or GPS has certainly made life on Earth easier. Traveling to an alien city or locality is no more overwhelming today as now we have GPS guiding us every step of the way. NASA is working on creating GPS for Moon and if that sees fruition, navigation on the lunar surface will be equally easier. A team at...
7th August 2019 is the date announced by Samsung as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch date. We can also expect to see the launch of a larger variant of the Galaxy Note 10 – the Galaxy Note 10 Pro or Galaxy Note 10+. The phones will be available for purchase starting 24th August. Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 10 on August 7th’ 2019 at Barclay’s center in Brooklyn, New York. The company released a teaser video which gave a sneak peek into what the newest stylus pen would look like. Also revealed in the teaser is what looks ...
Technology has made a lot of things possible. And it’s entirely right to believe that the best thing happening to man is technology itself. Not even the inventions available today. New leads emerge yearly and while some are built on the existing solution, others take an entirely different path to expose the vast extent of unexploited ideas. Some of the top tech trends poised to launch this year would change the ideas we have about smartphones, legal services, computers, and health. Many would dispute the technological approach scie...
Catalog – the DNA data-storage company which stores data in DNA strands using enzymes, has announced that it has successfully stored 16GB of data onto DNA strands to demonstrate the newest technology in data-storage. From floppy discs to cloud, data storage has come a long way. Even though their evolution has ushered the introduction of more sophisticated systems of data storage, they still lack the longevity and capacity to store the enormous amount of data we create today. According to researches, the world will generate 160 zettab...
The world has become digital first. It’s essential for industries to modernize their operations and move toward a digital way of doing things. Customers are the key to digital transformation. Your company must understand the full scope of a customer’s journey and determine how they interact with your products and services. This is especially true in the airline industry. Airlines may think that flights are the only important part of a customer’s journey, but that is not the case. Several solutions, including customer ID verification t...