It's a wrap! NASA astronauts successfully complete 2018's first spacewalk

The spacewalk was the 206th in support of space station assembly and maintenance, the third in Mark Vande Hei’s career and the first for Scott Tingle. Astronaut Joe Acaba (left) assists astronaut Scott Tingle during a fit check in his US spacesuit. (Image courtesy: NASA) The spacewalk was the 206th in support of space station […]

Intel on Meltdown, Spectre patches: Fix leads to higher reboots, stop deploying

Intel on Meltdown and Spectre patches: Stop deploying fix as it can lead to more reboots, unexpected system behaviour issues. Intel ‘s solution for the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws just got a whole lot worse. The company which had started deploying patches for all of the processors impacted by these flaws, has now asked […]

Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

New Delhi: Google and US-based online education company Coursera on Wednesday launched Google IT Support Professional Certificate programme that will help create entry-level IT support jobs globally, including in India. Google and US-based online education company Coursera on Wednesday launched Google IT Support Professional Certificate programme that will help create entry-level IT support jobs globally, […]

75% deaths in India in 2015 due to household burning, coal combustion: Report

New Delhi: A report by experts from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay and the US-based Health Effects Institute has revealed that 75 percent of air pollution-related deaths in India in 2015 were caused by exposure to household burning emissions and coal combustion, which came chiefly from rural areas. The report further said that […]