Farhan Afsar

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Fire risk forces HP to recall batteries from popular laptop models in Australia

A month after HP issued a recall notice in the US and Canada, the ACCC has done the same in Australia, requesting HP laptop users to check if their …

Elon Musk Just Shot His Car Into Space With The World's Most Powerful Rocket

David Bowie is playing on the speakers<p>Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center yesterday. About 5 million pounds of thrust from the heavy-lift rocket shook Cape Canaveral as onlookers cheered the maiden flight of Space X's biggest bet so far.<p>The payload—Elon Musk's …

Space Exploration

NASA’s new titanium tires can never get a flat

Ever since man started thinking about putting things on other planetary bodies, transport has been a concern. Wheels are the obvious means of getting …

Scientists have used cells as a recording device for the first time

For the first time, scientists have used a cell to record what happens in the world around it. They were able to retrieve the information and read it …

Genetics

Hundreds of popular websites are recording your keystrokes and mouse clicks

Be careful what you do online—your every movement could be recorded.<p>Hundreds of the internet’s most popular websites are using “session replay” …

Personal Information

U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

The Department of Homeland Security gave the guidance a day after Intel said it had identified security vulnerabilities in remote-management software …

Six data security questions that every board needs to ask

As data breaches become a constant headline, data security should be a major concern for company boards everywhere. Unless a board member has been …

Cybersecurity

F.C.C. Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms

The Federal Communications Commission released a plan on Tuesday to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet, clearing the way for internet service companies to charge users more to see certain content and to curb access to some websites.<p>The proposal, made by the …

Net Neutrality

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at work? Or is it a tool to reach …

27 cities around the world where expats are happy, rents are affordable, and jobs are plentiful

InterNations recently released its 2017 list of the best cities for living and working abroad.<p>City rankings are based on survey responses from nearly …

Microsoft Surface Book 2 review: sweet overkill for your stick figure drawings

This flagship laptop has a detachable 15-inch screen and plenty of power inside.<p>I wrote the first draft of this Microsoft Surface Book 2 review with the Surface Pen in a program called OneNote. The vast majority of it is unreadable, mostly thanks to my terrible handwriting, which resembles the …

Note-Taking

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

Space Exploration