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Stratolaunch, World Largest Twin Aircraft Rolls Out for Fuel Test

For the first time ever, the Stratolaunch aircraft moved out of the hangar to conduct aircraft fueling tests. This marks the completion of the initial aircraft construction phase and transition into the aircraft ground and flight testing phase. (credit: Stratolaunch Systems Corp.)

Stratolaunch Systems, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s aviation firm has just rolled out the much awaited world’s largest twin aircraft today weighing 227,000kg and resting on 28 wheels for the first time to undergo fueling tests. The Stratolaunch aircraft is the world’s largest plane by wingspan, measuring 385 ft.(117m) against the previous record holder the Spruce Goose with 97.5m from wingtip ...

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WWDC 2017: Who are Speakers and What to Expect?

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Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, WWDC 2017, scheduled next week, from June 5th to 9th, 2017 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, will have three guest speakers, one everyday, to either enlighten or entertain the visitors. Here is a look at who is speaking on what: Christine Darden From Monroe to NASA Dr. Christine Darden started her career in 1967 ...

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WWDC 2017: What to Expect from Apple for iPad, iOS this Year?

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Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is scheduled for June 5th – 9th, 2017 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center to showcase  several new add-ons and revamping of the next generation operating system, iOS 11, for iPhones and iPad, before the MacPro version hits the market. Since Apple is likely to unveil a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC-2017, it may ...

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Sony Stops PS3 Shipments, Software Support to Continue for Now

Japanese video console maker Sony has stopped making its iconic PS3 sets and stopped shipments inside Japan, indicating a global end to the 10-year-old popular device that has seen PS4 taking over. On its Japanese Sony website, the company said PS3 will not be shipped out to retailers in Japan including Bic Camera, Sofmap and Yodabashi aong others. The PS3 ...

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After Mobile, Reliance Unleashes JioFiber to Disrupt Home Broadband

No industry has ever seen the kind of competition unleashed by Reliance with the country’s richest man steering the wheel to disrupt the future of India’s telecom sector that had robbed consumers indiscriminately since the beginning of this century in 2000. The market leader Airtel swayed the market with free now pay later schemes but other players followed highly indigenous ...

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Modi Followers on Facebook Tripled in 3 Years to 41.9 Million

Ever since Narendra Modi won elections in May 2014, the number of his followers on Facebook tripled from 14 million to 41.9 million today, making him the most-followed leader in the world, thanks to increased importance of social media in India. However, in a country of 125 crore population, 4 crore followers on Facebook may sound too little but the ...

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Clueless Samsung Responds to Iris Hacking Demo by CCC

Following revelation of a method for hacking the iris scanner of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus by a collective hackers team called the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), Samsung Electronics said its iris recognition technology has been tested several times before the release and assured more checks on its viable application for authentication. In a statement released to media ...

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Zomato Hacked, All Users’ Data Stolen, Security Alert Issued

More than 1.7 crore users of Zomato are in for a surprise when the company said its website has been hacked and all the data was stolen, sending shockwaves across all its users who had trusted the food comparison and facilitator. In a security notice, Zomato said, “The reason you’re reading this blog post is because of a recent discovery ...

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World Turns Tumble as WhatsApp Down for 2nd Time This Month

  From Malaysia to Britian to Netherlands, instant messaging app WhatsApp users were up in arms when the social connecting website was down briefly on Wednesday but this is the second time the Facebook-owned social media site is down this month. The outage was noticed around 9.30 pm IST on May 17, 2017 and the last time WhatsApp was down ...

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Ransomware Cyber Attack: Britain’s NHS Reports 16 Hospitals Hit; Probes if Patients’ Data Leaked

Britain’s National Health Service that covers free treatment for its citizens has been badly hit with 16 of its organisation have been affected by the ransomware cyber attacks nullifying their services and forcing many patients return without consultation. In a statement, the NHS Digital said, “The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna ...

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Apple’s Next Generation iPhone 8? What’s So Great?

Amid heightened competition, Apple is up for grabs of headlines again with its upcoming iPhone 8 fitted with new form factor and advanced features but not compromising on price at $1,000, making it the real upmarket product. Goldman Sachs researcher Simona Jankowski has reportedly circulated a research note on the $1000-iPhone 8 model that has made market analysts sit up ...

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New TATA Nano EV to Rival Mahindra e2o Plus Electric Car ?

The dream car of Ratan Tata Nano is going to transform into an electric vehicle under TAMO brand, swerving into an altogether a new mode for India, is not without reason as the government is likely to moot encouragement for electric vehicles in the near future, including tax concessions. It helps Tata to retain his dream car run on roads ...

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