Author archives: Olivia Miller

9 Million EasyJet Customers Lose Personal Data in Cyber Attack
Cybercriminals have breached data of 9 million customers of EasyJet, the low-cost airline company revealed early this week. Email addresses and travel details were accessed, and the hackers also stole credit details of 2,207 customers during the EasyJet hack. The Information Commissioner's Office of the UK is investigating the matter. It is believed that the breach was carried out by Chinese hackers, who have been very active during the pandemic and have been targeting many airline companies. Authorities came to know of the EasyJet...
Google Removes 857 Apps from Play Store Classified As Creepware
Google has removed nearly a thousand creepware apps on the Android play store after an alarm was sounded by a group of researchers from New York University, Cornell Tech, and Norton LifeLock. A creepware is an app that can "stalk, harass, defraud, or threaten another person, directly or indirectly.” Creepware does not classify as spyware as it is not considered threatening enough. Creepware needs to be combined with other apps to do any serious damage to the carrier. “These openly-sold consumer surveillance programs are often used...
Epic Games Releases Engine 5
Epic Games released the first look of the next-generation Unreal Engine 5 on May 13. With this, the company also stated that one of its primary goals is to ‘achieve photorealism on par with movie CG and real life, and put it within practical reach of development teams of all sizes through highly productive tools and content libraries.’

Epic Games Releases Engine 5

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Epic Games released the first look of the next-generation Unreal Engine 5 on May 13. With this, the company also stated that one of its primary goals is to ‘achieve photorealism on par with movie CG a[...]
Japanese Spacecraft Sends Stunning Images of ‘Ryugu’ Asteroid
Japanese spacecraft ‘Hayabusa 2’ sent spectacular photos of the surface of Ryugu asteroid. On February 21, 2019, the spacecraft touched the surface of the asteroid and sent images to the researchers. The images gave a close look into the surface of the asteroid. They would help the astronomers and researchers get a better idea about the age and geographical history of the asteroid and planets. The images would also give better insight into the materials and process of formation of planets. The colouration of dust grains as disturbe...
Grand Theft Auto V available for free on PC until May 21
The fifth installation of the Grand Theft Auto series maybe around seven years old, but it is still a catch and players to look for it. With the COVID pandemic keeping people inside their homes, gaming is one of the many activities people are resorting too. As such, the GTA V is much in demand! The edition is also available for free for PC in the Epic Games Store. The store offers two games for free every fortnight, and for a blockbuster series like this, Epic went with just the GTA one. The GTA V is still much popular among gamers,...
Best Robotic Toys for Kids (2020)
The last few weeks have been tough. We’ve all been navigating the unknown and as adults we’ve all been consumed by the COVID-19 headlines -- feeling confused, frightened and overwhelmed. It’s easy to imagine the disorienting feelings become exacerbated in the eyes of a child, leaving even more unanswered questions in regards to how adults can help them process, understand and work through these difficult times. Parents are finding that there’s a lot of fun to be had in teaching kids science, technology, engineering and math with th...
Breakthrough Technologies That Will Define 2020
Some of us still remember what it felt like using a computer mouse for the first time, better yet the sound of an incoming mail -- the feelings of the exhilaration of being amazed by something you never imagined could happen. The world is changing at a much faster pace. We live in times that look like science-fiction movies from a few decades ago. We can easily speak of hundreds of new technological innovations in the past few years. Today, we focus on the 5 most innovative and most spoken of emerging technologies trending in 2020-21...
AR/VR Companies to Watch In 2020
In the last few years, the scenario of augmented and virtual reality platforms has improved, and the development process surged manifold.  The steady improvement in AR/VR technology and a reduction in the price has made it available for the users. VR and AR are not only technologically impressive but possesses potential business and consumer applications capabilities that are yet to be explored. Here we bring to you some of the best firms developing AR/VR platforms: Next/Now This is a Chicago-based creative technology agency found...
Online pizzeria marketing platform ‘Slice’ raises $43M
Online order and marketing platform Slice is an end-to-end ordering and marketing platform that also helps local pizzerias build their digital and online marketing presence

Online pizzeria marketing platform ‘Slice’ raises $43M

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Online order and marketing platform Slice is an end-to-end ordering and marketing platform that also helps local pizzerias build their digital and online marketing presence
Women Safety Apps to Download on your Phone
Women's safety is a burning issue of a country. The rising number of crime against women has created fear in the minds of the people. Be it rapes, violence and sexual abuse among many other crimes against women, there has been a high rise in the cases across the globe. Due to this, many women avoid going out alone after dark or even if they move out, they are in constant fear and concern. To alleviate this fear and to help a woman move around with confidence, there are a number of women safety applications available nowadays; all than...