Rakesh Choudhary

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Researcher says Apple hasn't fixed major OS X security flaw

Earlier this month, Apple released an update that was supposed to patch a serious flaw in OS X, albeit only for Yosemite users. But, according to a recent finding by an independent researcher, the company from Cupertino failed to fix the problem. Objective-See, a website that provides tools to …

Record breaking clock invented which only loses a second in 15 billion years

The ‘optical lattice’ device is now three times more accurate than previous incarnations<p>Physicists have said they have fine-tuned an atomic clock to the point where it won’t lose or gain a second in 15bn years – longer than the universe has existed.<p>The “optical lattice” clock, which uses strontium …

Quantum Mechanics

If you're horrible on the internet, Clear app could save your job

Picture the scene — you wake up fuzzy-headed after a few drinks, grab your phone, and discover you've said something horrendous and offensive on the internet. Do you own up to it, apologize, try to grow as a person? Or do you download an app that will search through your entire archive of social …

Social Media

How to transfer contacts and photos from Android to iOS

You’re finally making the move, getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other.<p>Well, in today’s video I’m going to show you how to do just that — and luckily it’s a lot …

Microsoft Office Preview apps released for Android tablets on Lollipop, and x86 systems

Microsoft truly has been on a tear bringing their apps and services to tablet users, and not just users of their own Windows operating system. In this latest release, a new Preview of their Office apps is available for Android 5.0+ Lollipop tablets, or any tablet 10.1-inches and smaller running x86 …

Android News

IKEA launches furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones and tablets

<b>News:</b> Swedish furniture giant IKEA has incorporated induction-charging stations into products from its latest collection, which will allow users to …

Why It Makes Perfect Sense For Apple To Invest In The Future Of The Car

While at first the rumors seemed far-fetched, a new report from the Financial Times lends serious credibility to the idea that Apple is working in earnest on car-related technologies beyond just CarPlay. Dashboard software may be part of its automotive designs, but the FT claims that Apple is on a …

Autonomous Cars

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally …

Fascinating Photos of Yakutsk and Oymyakon, the Coldest Village in the World

Deep in the Siberian tundra, the village of Oymyakon is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth with an average winter temperature of -50 C (-58 F). New Zealand-based photographer Amos Chapple embarked on a two-day journey from Yakutsk, the coldest major city in the world, to …

Loneliness

Brain's 'internal compass' found

<b>The precise part of the brain that gives people a sense of direction has been pinpointed by scientists.</b><p>People with stronger nerve signals in their "internal compass" tended to be better navigators.<p>The study, published in the journal Current Biology, suggested people get lost when their compass …

University College London

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Amazon Echo is a voice-controlled smart speaker

<b>The Good</b> Amazon's voice-activated smart home speaker is undeniably futuristic, but it's also practical and accessible. With a rapidly growing slate of features, integrations and use cases, it's easy to get excited about the Echo's potential.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Echo's sound quality is slightly uneven at …

Smart Homes

iPhones Of The Future Could Save Themselves When You Drop Them

Anyone who's ever dropped their phone knows the feeling of sheer terror as it slips from your hand and plummets to the ground below. So wouldn't it be great if so-called "smartphones" were smart enough to save themselves?<p>A patent awarded to Apple Tuesday could make that dream a reality. Labeled a …

2016 Ford Explorer review: Road-tripping on the Bourbon trail in Ford's updated, EcoBoost-powered 2016 Explorer - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The Explorer's optional 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is fuel efficient averaging 20.5 mpg during a 1,300-mile road trip with serviceable power. The updated interior is quiet and comfortable making it well suited for long trips with plenty of creature comforts. Adaptive cruise control performs …

Android Auto

Panasonic Creates A Cool Sustainable City Near Tokyo

How to build a city that uses resources — water, fuel, electricity — efficiently presents a big challenge and opportunity for tech companies. Panasonic just inaugurated a town near Tokyo that is experimenting with sustainable designs, and it’s worth taking a look at what’s been done.<p>Called Fujisawa …

How will the 5G network change the world?

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Internet of Things

A New Device Can Detect Multiple Types Of Cancer With A Single Blood Test

Detecting cancer is a difficult business. Some types of cancer can be found through simple blood tests, but many require expensive procedures that, as in the case of CT scans and mammograms, cause problems down the line.<p>A startup called Miroculus thinks it has the simple early detection platform …

Cancer

The next Google Glass will be powered by Intel

The first model might not even be on sale, but the <i>next</i> version of Google Glass will have Intel inside. That's according to the <i>WSJ</i>, who's heard from people familiar with the matter that it will apparently form yet another part of the chipmakers continued push into wearables -- in case you hadn't …

Carriers Can Now Install Apps on Android Phones Even After Sale

If you thought finding bloatware on your brand-new carrier-subsidised phone was annoying, this will drive you up the wall: a new service will soon allow carriers and manufacturers to ‘post-load’ apps on your Android device, reports Forbes.<p>Dubbed ‘Ignite‘, mobile solutions provider Digital Turbine’s …

5 Must-Have Tech Gadgets for New Parents

Any American who has ever procreated knows what a racket the baby industry is. And that’s not a sippy cup half-empty viewpoint — according to a 2013 …

Home Automation

A Genetic Fog Machine That Tags Criminals

Applied DNA Sciences & SmokeCloak A/S SmokeCloak DNA<p>For years, “security smoke” has saved valuables but failed to catch bad guys. A new indelible (and harmless) tag on skin and clothes could help.<p>Read the full story here or dive into the entire list of Best Of What's New winners

Microsoft buys Acompli, an email app for iOS

Microsoft announced today that it acquired Acompli, an email client for Android and iOS, in an effort to own more productivity apps on each mobile platform:<p>This acquisition is part of our company-wide effort to help people accomplish more with their mobile devices. This year we brought Office to …

You can now buy the LG G Watch R from the Google Play store

If you’re been wanting a smartwatch with a circular display, but the Moto 360 isn’t quite to your tastes, you can now get the LG G Watch R from the Google Play store.<p>The watch costs $299 and comes in matte black with a steel frame and is the first wear watch with a fully circular AMOLED display …

In an alternate universe, Motorola is making weird Android phones for cops

A few years ago, Motorola split into two parts. One of those parts made lots of things that <i>Verge</i> readers care about — phones, mainly — and ended up getting bought by Google before landing in Lenovo's lap. This is the part that makes things like the Moto X and the Moto 360. The other part, Motorola …

Twitter is working with an advocacy group to investigate the harassment of women

A new tool for reporting abuse<p>Amid heightened scrutiny of the way social networks enable the harassment of women online, Twitter said it is working with an advocacy group to investigate reports of abuse. A group called Women, Action, and the Media, which advocates for better representation of …

Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet

A group of University of Washington researchers showed a year ago that brain-to-brain interfacing is possible in real life. Now, they're back after conducting a more thorough experiment, proving that their initial success wasn't a fluke. This time, the team performed tests using not just one pair, …

Five questions for the man making contactless wireless power a reality

First came Qi, and now we have Rezence. These are the two big names in the wireless power industry, except the latter is still in its infancy as it's kicking off with a different type of technology: magnetic resonance. With this, devices are no longer required to sit on a pad while charging, and …

Watch a self-driving Audi become 'the fastest autonomous car on the planet'

Audi put a big exclamation point on its self-driving technology — "piloted driving," as the company calls it — with an adrenaline-filled demonstration in Germany over the weekend. The car in question was a 560-horsepower RS7 rounding the course at Hockenheimring during the finale of this year's DTM …

ConvenientPower and Qualcomm collaborate on the magic of wireless charging

ConvenientPower and mobile chip giant Qualcomm are collaborating to make wireless charging a commercial reality for smartphones.<p>ConvenientPower has created a way to charge smartphones without plugging them into a charging source. You simply put a smartphone on top of a charging pad, which is …

Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out.

CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.<p>It's undeniable -- Apple Pay will be the thing that finally makes mobile payments go mainstream. But it's not the only option. Google and PayPal are also major players, but if their …

FinTech