Undermining Encryption: A Threat to Your Privacy

Government interference on the encryption of online communication poses a threat to human rights all over the world, Amnesty International warned in one of its briefings published about our very own tech giants Apple challenging the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in court about an order to provide software to bypass iPhone encryption.

According to Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Global Issues “Encryption is a basic prerequisite for privacy and free speech in the digital age. Banning ...

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HTC VIVE – Immerse in the Virtual World

Since its launch in 2015, Vive is just not a plain headset but a complete VR system. Apart from its black goggles, the Vive also includes a set of wireless motion controllers in the shape of cup holders set on sticks, and there are two towers like lighthouses placed in such a manner that they stand in the opposite corners of the room. These towers shoot fields of laser lights for the purpose of motion tracking. The famous gaming company ...

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Studies Reveal: a Robots Touch Can Arouse Humans

According to Californian researchers an intimate touch of a humanoid robot can yield physiological reactions in human beings.

The study reveals there is a lot more to humanoids: a touch is enough to stimulate human response.

In their research they challenged six male and four female  volunteers with an Aldebaran Robotics Nao robot around two feet with eyes, ears, legs, arms, torso and the ability to speak and chat with the volunteer’s inviting them to touch or point its body parts. ...

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Whatsapp End to End Encryption: The Future of Personal Communication

It took around one and a half years to complete the security project, and now the WhatsApp messenger has fully applied the robust end to end encryption policy to their application all around the world.

All the WhatsApp users who have updated their mobile phones with the latest version of the application would have the end to end encryption policy by default; hence they will have their communications and media encrypted. There are many WhatsApp users, this company owned by Facebook ...

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Holoportation – A Mind-Blowing Communication Technique Developed by Microsoft

Every now and then we are awed by the ways in which technology can beautify our lives. Every time I see something cool I say to myself this is the best that could happen with technology until something even better and a lot more cooler replaces it. Very recently, we have been noticing a lot of innovative stuff cropping up from creative brains around the world. From robots that can take a walk with you to the illusive AI technology, ...

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Windows Hello – the Next Gen of Security for Computers

Windows Hello, a fool-proof biometric utility which puts security at a whole new level, has proved once again that Microsoft’s labs has some interestingly innovative brains. The feature was introduced with Windows 10, but it has been slow to roll out because it is supported by only those devices that are equipped with Intel’s Real Sense 3D Camera. While we may not have ventured into a time where all devices can use it, for the ones that do have Windows ...

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Petya Ransomware Take Encryption to the Extreme Level by Encrypting Hard Drives

All this time we have been talking about the importance of encryption and how you can encrypt your files to keep them safe. We have a lot of apps that help us do this so that our banking details or personal communication is not being eavesdropped on by others. Quite inherent to their nature, all good tech inventions can be employed very quickly by the dark universe of internet where these inventions are twisted for the benefit of internet criminals. ...

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San Bernardino iPhone Unlocked by The US Government without Apple’s Help

After a terrific showdown between Apple Inc. and the FBI which was closely followed by people around the world, the Justice department has dropped the case because it had found a way to unlock the iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook in the San Bernardino shooting. FBI has been able to unlock the iPhone without Apple’s help. It has used a method that was brought to the organization by an unidentified entity about a month ago. With the help ...

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Apple’s 40 Years in the Industry as It Modestly Rose to Fame

On April 1, 1976, somewhere in a garage in California, three most innovative brains of the era sat working on a project that led to the creation of one of the world’s most valuable companies – Apple Inc. Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Inc. The company which is recognized as one of the most powerful tech companies that takes residence in the Silicon Valley and has over 480 retail stores which are spread in 18 countries ...

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The Oculus Rift Experience – Here’s What Your PC Needs

At this time, it looks like more people are talking about the Oculus Rift than those talking about Leonardo DiCaprio making it to the list of Oscar winners. The reason is the impeccable PC specs required for running this Virtual Reality (VR) gear. So if you have been looking up the internet for the requirements of your PC to run the Oculus Rift, the answer may not be as pleasing as the specs themselves. You need a very powerful gaming ...

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