Satellites will offer Internet on air flights

The tests of a satellite telecommunication system that will allow the secure and high-quality connection to the Internet inside the planes are in the final phase. For various reasons, airline passengers cannot use their mobile phones; and at the same time, the Internet connection is not easy and widely available. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

See if there was any of your details in Facebook’s big data leak

The ability for Facebook users to determine whether their emails, or phone numbers were in the social network’s recent major data leak, is given by the website “Have I Been Pwned” (https://haveibeenpwned.com/). As part of this leak, data from more than 530 million people was leaked to an online database; to a large extent this data consisted Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The second generation of live Xenobot robots is ready

A new generation of live “Xenobot” robots have been created by scientists in the U.S. These are tiny life forms, which self-assemble a body from simple frog cells, do not need muscles to move and have memory capability. These “collective” cells have the ability to work together in swarms and in the future will undertake various tasks; such Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New apps on its maps announced by Google

After of course the search engine and email services, Google’s hugely popular service is the one with its maps. The online services giant has announced that it has created a number of new apps for “Google Maps”. The most interesting is an augmented reality app that the company called “Indoor Live View”. Users can activate it when they are indoors; such as airports, train stations, shopping malls, etc. The Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The dangerous app on Android that ‘steals’ your data

In “Android” there is an application named ‘System Update’. But it’s not what it looks like. That is, a system upgrade. As researchers at mobile phone security firm “Zimperium” discovered, it’s a malicious app that says it will update, but if you download it, it will steal all the data you have on the phone; and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …