The Dream Chaser spacecraft has completed a successful free flight

On Saturday, the Dream Chaser space plane completed a milestone in its development. During an “approach and landing” test, the spacecraft was dropped from a helicopter to fly back to a landing strip at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Continue reading The Dream Chaser spacecraft has completed a successful free flight

After WhatsApp threat, Indonesia steps up Internet obscenity purge

  Indonesia said on Tuesday it would summon representatives of messaging services and search engines, including Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, to demand they remove obscene content, a day after threatening to shut down WhatsApp Messenger. The Internet is already partly Continue reading After WhatsApp threat, Indonesia steps up Internet obscenity purge

Paradise Papers: Apple’s secret tax bolthole revealed

The world’s most profitable firm has a secretive new structure that would enable it to continue avoiding billions in taxes, the Paradise Papers show. They reveal how Apple sidestepped a 2013 crackdown on its controversial Irish tax practices by actively Continue reading Paradise Papers: Apple’s secret tax bolthole revealed

Twitter says it removed a search for “bisexual” in photos and news in error

Quite a few people were upset upon discovering Twitter had blocked the search for the word “bisexual” in photos and news earlier today. However, Twitter says the removal of search results for certain terms were “an error.” Removal of a Continue reading Twitter says it removed a search for “bisexual” in photos and news in error

​LEGO Launches Sale of ‘Women of NASA’ Minifigures Set

History-making astronauts Sally Ride and Mae Jemison now share store shelf space with ninjas, knights and superheroes as the newest LEGO minifigures to launch for sale. “Women of NASA,” a new LEGO Ideas set celebrating the achievements of female pioneers Continue reading ​LEGO Launches Sale of ‘Women of NASA’ Minifigures Set

Here are the cars that support iPhone 8 and iPhone wireless charging

The iPhone 8 and iPhone X sport wireless charging and there are a handful of car manufacturers that already include Qi charging pads. Basically, Apple says, most of these wireless charging pads will work though there are some outliers. The Continue reading Here are the cars that support iPhone 8 and iPhone wireless charging

Freedom 251,The World’s Cheapest Smartphone,Runs Into Trouble

Since the announcement of its launch, the Freedom 251 has generated considerable excitement for being the world’s cheapest smartphone at just Rs 251 ($4). However since its high-profile launch yesterday, the phone has run into a series of controversies. The Continue reading Freedom 251,The World’s Cheapest Smartphone,Runs Into Trouble