Arun Adoni

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A brief history of USB, what it replaced, and what has failed to replace it

USB isn't perfect, but it replaced lots of ports we'll never have to see again.<p>Like all technology, USB has evolved over time. Despite being a …

Why Is Israel Losing a War It's Winning?

Six reasons why Israel is on the back foot even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels<p>Things change, of course—the only constant in the Middle East is sudden and dramatic change—but as I write it seems as if Israel is losing the war in Gaza, even as it wins the battle against Hamas’s …

July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind

At 10:56 p.m. EDT Neil Armstrong is ready to plant the first human foot on another world. With more than half a billion people watching on …

Space Science

Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

Near-misses are never quite as exciting as a direct hit that splatters all before it.<p>Still, this week saw the second anniversary of an event that might have changed lives and, well, even wrecked Facebook's march to power. At least, that's what some scientists believe.<p>NASA's own Science News …

Sony's 185TB data tape puts your hard drive to shame

It's hard for magnetic data tapes to stand out from the crowd in an era when it's easy to load up on legions of hard drives. However, Sony might have managed that rare feat with nano-sized tape tech that stores much more than off-the-shelf hardware. By optimizing how it sputters argon ions on to …

12 Incredible Ways Our World Will Change If Google Gets Its Way

If run well, Google CEO Larry Page sees corporations like Google as being an agent of change.<p>Google has already changed the way we acquire information with Search, it's changed how we consume media content with the Chromecast, and it's already changing how we consume information with Glass.<p>Google …

Virgin Atlantic

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon. How Does that Happen? | The Takeaway | WNYC

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

UFO Spotters Are Very Excited About This Suspicious NASA Photo from Mars

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An image transmitted from Mars to Earth by NASA's Curiosity rover has some alien enthusiasts seeing …

Snowden Speaks: A Vanity Fair Exclusive

“Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating,” former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden tells <i>Vanity Fair</i> about his motivation for leaking tens of …

Dramatic images show the moment a huge lightning bolt strikes passenger jet

<b>Dramatic images show the moment a fork of lightning struck a plane coming in to land at Birmingham International Airport.</b><p>Incredibly, the KLM flight …