Keith Hearn
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Keith Hearn

Earth Collision with sister Planet Theia
Air & Space

Scientists think that the Moon may have been formed by the collision between an object and the Earth, the object is considered to be similar to that of the Earth. This has opened up new possibilities for new theories on the formation of the Moon. The study is one of

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Malware Detected
Computers

The infamous shape shifting malware called Beebone has been shut down by the Europe’s Cybercrime Centre and the FBI. Beebone was controlling more than 100,000 computers a day and hackers were using it to steal information like passwords and download other programs to infect machines. According to reports, around 12,000

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Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker Launch Extended
Gadgets

The UP3 fitness tracker by Jawbone will be launched 4 months ahead from the original delivery date. The tracker was supposed to launch on the 20th of April this year. The company also mentioned that the device will not be waterproof as advertised first. However, it will be “splash proof”.

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Google Chrome Extensions
ComputersTechnology

Google has decided to purge their browser Chrome of bad extensions. Google sites are full of malicious add-ons as per research. These malicious add-ons are responsible for stealing valuable data. A study which analyzed more than 100 million visits led to the conclusion of Google taking care of more than

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World of Warcraft Gold
TechnologyVideo Games

Today the World of Warcraft Tokens go on sale. This allows World of Warcraft players to purchase game time in the form of in-game tokens. These tokens can then be sold via the in-game auction house for gold or redeemed in-game for 30 days of game time. This allows players

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Revenge Porn: Woman with Laptop
ComputersTechnology

Kevin Bollaert, 28, posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of people on his “revenge porn” site and now has been jailed to 18 years in prison. Kevin Bollaert was convicted in February. He was running a website that was responsible for posting more than 10,000 nude pictures. The website –

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4K Ultra High Definition TV
GadgetsTechnology

A new method of data compression will enable users to watch Ultra High Definition (UHD) while using only 50% of their bandwidth. This is done by V-Nova and they have gathered 20 large telecoms, IT companies and Broadcast companies to support their latest technology known as “Perseus Technology”. The Average

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Google Chrome OS on Laptop
ComputersTechnology

Google is going to be making Chrome powered computers but they are not set for the high priced market. Google intends to sell these at a reasonable price. The computer looks like a large USB stick, it is a very innovative and functional design and can be plugged in the

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Facebook Logo
SocialTechnology

On Thursday, Facebook gave an update on their ambitious solar powered drone. The unmanned vehicle which is solar powered and has the wingspan of a Boeing 767. Facebook has successfully tested their drone and this was explained by Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer during a conference in San Francisco. The

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Curiosity Rover on Mars
Air & SpaceScience

Nasa’s Curiosity rover discovered nitrogen in the surface of Mars. The rover’s internal lab detected oxidized nitrogen while it was analyzing rock and dust. Scientists believe that the nitrogen was released during the heating of the powders and the breakdown of nitrates. Researchers are saying that if the source of

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