NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft unveils unique shape of Ultima Thule

Washington: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has beamed back new images of Ultima Thule, which show that the most distant world ever explored is much flatter than previously thought. The images of the KBO — officially named 2014 MU69 — were captured by the New Horizons as it raced away at over 50,000 kilometres per hour […]

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Google Maps AR navigation is currently being trialed by select users

While navigation by way of Google Maps is, for the most part, a smooth process for pedestrians, there’s usually an awkward moment of failed orientation when you first start the feature and try and line yourself up with the little blue dot. At the tech giant’s 2018 IO developer conference, Google announced a new feature […]

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Cisco pushes silicon photonics for enterprise, webscale networking

Cisco says it’s closed its deal to buy optical-semiconductor firm Luxtera for $660 million bringing it the advanced optical technology customers will need for speed and throughput for future data-center and webscale networks. When Cisco announced the deal in December, Rob Salvagno, Cisco vice president of Corporate Business Development, said, “As system port capacity increases […]

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Website Loading Speed and Why It Matters

Every business today has a website. While design, theme, user navigation, and relevant content are all critical elements of a good website, one thing many people tend to overlook is the loading speed. It’s not just your target audience for whom website speed matters (although they are probably the most important reason). Google also uses […]

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Play this simple design game to test your UI knowledge

Can’t Unsee is a web-based game that presents two choices of iOS interface designs, and asks the user a simple question: Which one is more correct? There are three rounds that ramp up in difficulty, asking you to pick between two mock-ups presented side by side that start out with design choices that seem obviously […]

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Wireless Carriers Caught Playing Fast and Loose With Location Data

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have sold access to subscribers’ real-time location data to aggregators, which in turn have sold it to about 250 bounty hunters and related businesses, Motherboard reported Wednesday. In some cases, the data allowed users to track individuals to their specific locations inside a building. Some companies made thousands of location requests […]

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What is JSP? Introduction to JavaServer Pages

JavaServer Pages (JSP) is a Java standard technology that enables you to write dynamic, data-driven pages for your Java web applications. JSP is built on top of the Java Servlet specification. The two technologies typically work together, especially in older Java web applications. From a coding perspective, the most obvious difference between them is that […]

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Linux Task Apps: Plenty of Goodies in These Oldies

If you need a task manager application to run on your Linux operating system, tap into a software category filled with options that go far beyond the to-do list app you have stuffed into your smartphone. Keeping up to date with multiple daily activity calendars, tons of information, and never-ending must-do lists can become a […]

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Apple is telling developers to disclose secret screen recordings or face ‘immediate action’

Following revelations yesterday regarding the use of session replay tech among big-name travel apps that recode iPhone users’ screens, Apple is now telling developers to either remove the code responsible or disclose it to users, according to a new report from TechCrunch. The punishment for failing to do so could be as severe as having […]

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Three tips to keep your device and data Safe

At a time when instances of data breaches and malicious apps have become an everyday affair, Google has outlined a few steps for users to secure their Google account and take control of their data on the occasion of Safer Internet Day. “Across Google, we build products with strong security protections at their core to […]

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