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No one delivers Chinese food in space. Sad, but true. In fact, the biggest problem with eating in space is that there is no gravity. Even a morsel of food will float off and drift around the space vessel. Drinks, they too will float out and hang in the air. To feed astronauts who’re in space on long term missions, NASA scientists have invented special packaging over the decades. From gloopy foods packaged in tubes in the 60s, to freeze dried food to hot meals that require hot water to be mixed to become moist, nutrition researchers at...
The Herculean software company, Microsoft’s new strategy to collect users from its cloud-based assistance progressed to bloom recently due to better and improved offers on the wearable space. The newest update to Outlook on the iOS platform increases the flexibility and performance of email application on an interface of Apple Watch. The Cupertino digital timepiece users will have an easy time to go through their own emails on the wrist, and they can revert back to messages by clicking on the notification symbol. This opens a true-...
ICANN the arbiter and overseer of the entire Internet’s domains and web addresses has been hacked, potentially compromising names, email addresses, passwords, and more info. ICANN short for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers wrote in a blog post usernames and encrypted passwords for profiles on its ICANN.org site have been compromised by an unauthorized party. The global internet authority revealed in an email to Motherboard that investigations are currently going on. Accounts containing usernames, email add...
The security of mobile data remains an everlasting cause of concern. Every time a new technology is launched to encrypt the data and keep it tightly secured, the hackers come up with more innovative sets of ideas to decrypt the system. The new method researchers found out for hacking is Funtenna. It has been a major cause of worry amongst researchers at the Black Hat Conference – 2015 in Las Vegas. This nascent technique of hacking uses radio and sound waves to drain out all the data from a given devices without even accessing t...
Pop culture capitalizes on all things alien. The movies which we are used to watching describes aliens as villainous invaders pouring all their strength out on mankind’s annihilation. In many ways, we are greatly obsessed by this unknown Extraterrestrial life. We are certain that someday we will find evidence of Extraterrestrial life. Since years, theories for UFO and aliens have been doing rounds. People claim to have seen weird flying objects in the sky, but so far we do not have any substantial proof about it, so we consider it ...
The rummage for a secure smartphone will always continue; as day-to-day hackers find some or the other way to peep in, no matter how highly secured the phone is. This time the search halts at the Turing Phone, an initiative by Turing Robotic industries. The smartphone that is a combination of distinct, liquid metal framework with a hard-line and staunch focus on security. The company touts the latest “Liquidmorphium” smartphone to be hack-free because of its high-end encryption system and unbreakable frame with an incredible robust...
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Gamification software developer Incent Games. This company also happens to be the developers of FantasySalesTeam, a sales gamification platform. It will work as a startup with winning way of utilizing game play to increase the performance track of sales team. The sales gamification was founded by Incent Games in the year 2012, and it has raised $1.4 million through external funds from investors. It grants organizations, the permission to run contests similar to ones initiated in fantasy spo...
CVS Health and IBM have come together to use IBM Watson’s predictive analytics and cognitive computing to stop patients suffering from a chronic illness from having a medical emergency in the future. The supercomputer will use powerful algorithms and analyze data from medical health records, fitness devices, drug prescriptions, and other things to warn health officials of potential problems before it gets to that point. Under this partnership between the two companies, they’ll develop a platform that CVS Health will use internally to...
Apple’s Siri may have kicked-off the voice-enabled personal assistant trend, but it’s Amazon’s Alexa that is winning the game. A week ago, Amazon announced it was releasing the Alexa Appkit, in hopes that hobbyist and legit developers will integrate the chatty voice technology behind the Echo into their own software and devices. The world’s largest e-tailer has opened up its technology out for free. "By adding Alexa to your device, your users can request and receive information in the same way they would from an Amazon Echo," re...
Nokia confirmed it will sell its HERE maps unit to a German motoring consortium made up of BMW, Audi, and Mercedes for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion). According to Nokia, the transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and is subject to regulatory approvals. Companies like Baidu and Uber were initially said to be amongst the potential buyers of Nokia’s digital mapping and location services business, albeit in recent weeks the German automakers emerged as leading acquirers, and perhaps, the only bidders. ...