Nasa, Israel Ink Space Cooperation Agreement

Nasa and the Israel Space Agency signed an agreement Tuesday to expand cooperation in civil space activities, the Israeli government said. The deal was signed by Nasa administrator Charles Bolden and ISA director Menachem Kidron on the sidelines of the International Astronautical Congress in Jerusalem. Bolden said the agreement would enable the US space agencyRead More

Germany's Bild Daily Bars Ad-blocker Users From Website

German biggest newspaper Bild shuttered its online service Tuesday to users who have installed so-called ad-blocker software. Readers of the website of Europe’s top-selling newspaper will be asked to switch off the function or purchase a monthly subscription to that is nearly free of advertising, its owners media giant Axel Springer said. “Due toRead More

Asus ZenFone 2 Gets Official Bootloader Unlock Support

Asus has now provided official bootloader unlock tools for its popular ZenFone 2 smartphone. With this, the Asus ZenFone 2 officially gets bootloader unlocking support from the company. Bootloader unlocking enables users to easily develop and install custom ROMs on the smartphones, and it is the first step in gaining root privileges. Announcing the officialRead More

Martian Pebbles Travelled 50 Kilometres Down a Riverbed

While the world celebrates the signs of flowing water on Mars, researchers estimate that the Martian pebbles travelled roughly 50 km from their source, supporting the idea that Mars once had an extensive river system and conditions that could harbour life. Douglas Jerolmack, geophysicist at University of Pennsylvania, and his collaborator Gabor Domokos have devisedRead More

DDA Launches App to Help Monitor Land Encroachment

Seeking to curb land encroachment and effect speedy removal, the DDA Wednesday launched a new mobile application that will allow the housing authority to keep a tab on vacant lands under its jurisdiction. The new app, which will become functional from October 20, was launched by DDA Vice-Chairman Arun Goel in presence of a numberRead More

OnePlus 2 Gets Extended Warranty Plans in India

Chinese handset-maker One Plus on Saturday said it is rolling out two value-driven smartphone coverage options in the form of B2X Service and B2X Protect for the OnePlus 2. Explaining the two programmes, the company said the B2X Service initiative provides customers with manufacturer’s warranty for the device for a full after the original warrantyRead More

Scott Kelly Becomes Longest-Serving US Astronaut in Space

US astronaut Scott Kelly, commander of the current Expedition 45 crew on the International Space Station (ISS), has become the longest-living US astronaut on the orbiting laboratory. On October 16, Kelly began his 383rd day living in space, surpassing US astronaut Mike Fincke’s record of 382 cumulative days. The feat has come just before theRead More