Santosh Murugesan

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Book Talk<p>Three days after Hiroshima, an American B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. A new book tells stories of those who lived through horror.<p>Seventy years ago this Sunday, on August 9, 1945, an American B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, obliterating much of it …

Japan

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite launched at Rs 99,990 in India

BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone in India at a price of Rs 99,990. The company has also listed out a …

Mobile Technology

Ready For Its Global Solar Flight, Solar Impulse With Omega Show How Innovation Can Change The World

It all started in 1999, as Dr Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss scientist and aeronaut, completed his non-stop around-the-world balloon flight with Brian Jones in a record-breaking 19 days, 21 hours and 47 minutes in the air – a challenge that aeronautic experts had deemed impossible. Their flight, the …

Pakistanis View Obama's India Visit With A Touch Of Irritation

A black and white photograph captures a scene that could never happen today.<p>It shows an American president riding through the streets of a city in Pakistan in a gleaming horse-drawn carriage, as if he's the Queen of England.<p>The city is Karachi, in the days when American visitors were not obliged by …

Apple stays classy about jailbreakers with iOS 8.1.3 patch notes

When Apple releases a major update like yesterday’s iOS 8.1.3, it’s usual for the company’s coders to fix (or, in other words, break) all known jailbreak exploits.<p>Not so surprisingly, the latest update is no different. It fixes several exploits that are necessary to run the iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak. But …

iPhone

Israel fires into Lebanon after missile strikes vehicle

A fresh spasm of violence Wednesday along contested terrain between Israel and Lebanon looks ominously like the scenario that sparked the 2006 war between the two bitter adversaries, raising the prospect of another major conflict in the heart of the Middle East.<p>Israel acknowledged that a flurry of …

Google discloses three severe vulnerabilities in Apple OS X

Google's Project Zero security team revealed the existence this week of three vulnerabilities with high severity that have yet to be fixed in Apple's OS X operating system.<p>Although each of the flaws requires an attacker to have access to a targeted Mac, they could all contribute to a successful …

Information Security

A Bunch of New Microsoft Office Apps Are Coming This Year

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Asteroids

How to use WhatsApp from your computer

Typing long messages or holding multiple WhatsApp conversations on your smartphone is possible, but there are times when typing away on a full keyboard and viewing messages on a full-size computer screen would be better.<p>WhatsApp offers two different solutions for using its service on a computer: …