End of support for Windows 8.1 – Microsoft Warning

The company has already started sending notifications to those who continue to run “Windows 8.1” on their computers, reminding them that they will soon be forced to leave them. This does not mean that they will not be able to use them, but it is not recommended; given that Microsoft Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Rest in Peace: End titles for Internet Explorer

Microsoft officially said goodbye to “Internet Explorer” today; one of the first reference tools for Internet browsing in the mid-1990s, before falling behind the competition and then surpassing mainly from “Google”. The use of “Explorer” will still be possible, but, the giant from Redmond (Washington State), will no longer make Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Electronic skin that feels pain paves the way for robots with sensitive touch

Researchers in Scotland have created an innovative electronic skin (e-skin) that can learn to feel “pain”. The achievement will help to create in the future a new generation of intelligent robots —but also other objects— with human tactile sensitivity. Engineers at the University of Glasgow, led by James Watt Ravinder Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The American Frontier most powerful supercomputer in the world

The United States has returned to the top of the supercomputers, displacing Japan, thanks to the new powerful supercomputer “Frontier“, of the “Oak Rigde National Laboratory (ORNL)”, of the US Department of Energy in Tennessee, which took first place in the “Top 500” ranking of the most powerful and fastest Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tips for safe streaming, how to avoid viruses

In recent years this era has been largely replaced by “streaming” services such as “Spotify”, “Apple Music” and others, which have conquered the music market. According to the “MIDiA” report, the global music subscriber base continues to grow rapidly, with 523.9 million music subscribers at the end of the second Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

When Star Wars technology managed to predict our time

Star Wars was definitely ahead of its time and that had nothing to do with their subject matter alone. At a time —when space exploration was the hot topic of the day— George Lucas saw the vehicle through which all the concerns that troubled humanity at that time could be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if you are being spied on through your device’s camera

As part of our digital lives, we are increasingly sitting in front of a screen, whether it is a laptop, smartphone or other device. This usually means that we are also sitting in front of a camera that —before the pandemic— most of us rarely used. But, while webcams can Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Multisearch: Search by image and text at the same time

During the “Google I/O 2021” conference last May, the company introduced a new technology called “Multitask Unified Model (MUM)”, which enhances the possibilities for more complex search. In September he made a demo of “MUM”, for simultaneous image and text search through the “Google Lens” tool; and now is able Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Beware of email fraud sent by Greek Police

A mail fraud with the alleged sender of Greek Police has been circulating in recent days by perpetrators, who try to deceive/mislead the citizens. According to an announcement by the Police, the text message —which you will see below, as an alleged letter from the Greek Police— is false and Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The Peaky Blinders of the 21st century have been arrested

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Birmingham-based “Peaky Blinders” gang was active in Britain, which became famous thanks to the worldwide success of the TV series of the same name. London police say they have dismantled a hacker mob called “Lapsu$”. Seven key members of the mob have Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Artificial intelligence system discovers 40 thousand unknown substances for biological weapons in a few hours

At a conference on the negative effects of new advanced technologies, the young American biotechnology company “Collaborations Pharmaceuticals” decided to conduct an experiment: The company has modified the algorithms in the artificial intelligence program that it uses, so that —instead of producing positive results, i.e. the discovery of chemicals useful Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram adds parental control options

Since last December, the Instagram development team had promised to add new parental control features to the popular platform and now we are in the final stretch for their launch, as it started in the US. The head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, describes the new options as the first parental Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …