Elon Musk claims Neuralink brain chip will allow humans to hear sounds beyond normal frequencies

Elon Musk claims Neuralink brain chip will allow humans to hear sounds beyond normal frequencies

Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk has claimed that his new pet project Neuralink chip will allow users to hear sounds that previously were impossible to human ears. Musk founded Neuralink in 2016 but has only held one major public presentation. However, more details about Neuralink will be presented at an event on August 28, […]

Twitter was hacked using employee credentials, admits company

Twitter was hacked using employee credentials, admits company

The hackers took steps to begin downloading statistics from eight of those accounts. The American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, on Saturday confirmed that the recent attack on accounts of prominent figures was carried out by hackers who infiltrated the company’s internal systems using several employees’ credentials. “The attackers successfully manipulated a small number […]

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious program used by hackers to take control of files in an infected system and then demand hefty payments to recover them. The Maze ransomware was discovered in 2019 and has since gained notoriety. MUMBAI: New-Jersey headquartered IT services provider Cognizant on Saturday said that it had faced a ransomware […]

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world has now passed 600,000, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. With many countries, including the UK, now only testing the most serious cases, however, the true extent of infections is likely to be much greater, according to reports. According to the university’s […]

Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Finmin allows individuals to use current address on a self declaration basis. You can now give a more functional address, say a place of work, while furnishing Aadhaar as proof of identity for know-your-customer (KYC) purposes with banks and other service providers. This can be done even if the address opted for does not match […]

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino on Wednesday “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” “The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery are now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops […]

MacBook Pro may come with 96W USB-C charger

MacBook Pro may come with 96W USB-C charger

Based on the reports that we have come across, the new MacBook Pro will come with the same physical size as the 15-inch MacBook Pro. A leaked photo has alleged that Apple will likely ship a 96W USB-C charger with the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Based on the photo that has surfaced online, the adapter has […]

WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones

WhatsApp to stop working on these smartphones

iPhone users who have not upgraded to a new version of the operating system for long — there is one more reason to do so. If WhatsApp is currently active on your iOS 8 device, you will be able to use it only until February 1, 2020, according to an update from the instant messaging […]

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