WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

San Francisco, October 21 (IANS) The administrators on WhatsApp groups will soon be able to choose if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description.   According to Wabetainfo.com, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has submitted this new update through Google […]

Insight: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Insight: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

FILE PHOTO: An promotional video plays behind a window reflecting a nearby building at the Microsoft office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. on May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo   October 17 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more […]

El Nino caused record CO2 spike in 2015-16: NASA

El Nino caused record CO2 spike in 2015-16: NASA

A NASA sign is seen at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria   Washington, October 13 (IANS): Scientists have found that the impact of the 2015-16 El Nino-related heat and drought occurring in tropical regions of South America, Africa and Indonesia was responsible for the largest annual increases […]

Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

This color image of Earth, taken by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope on July 6, 2015, and released on July 20, 2015. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters/Files   FRANKFURT, October 12 (Reuters) – An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists […]

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

FILE – In this June 3, 2017 file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation’s top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga. Technology now in limited use removes about 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, but energy experts say cost remains the chief […]

Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particle

Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particle

This image provided by Carl Fuldner and Shane DuBay show Field Sparrows, from 1906, top, and from 1996, bottom, that are in the The Field Museum collection. Scientists say more than 1,000 dirty stuffed old birds from Midwestern museums are helping them better understand a key global warming particle. Researchers found birds from about 100 […]

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