Category: Sci/Tech

Hottest March In Modern History, More Record Temps Expected

Hottest March This past March was the hottest in modern history and the 11th consecutive month in which a monthly global temperature record has been broken, US officials say. Key points: Global average temperature 1.22 degrees Celsius above 20th century average Water temperatures also on rise Eastern and northern Australia register record warmth Officials at the…

Adobe plans emergency patch for Flash vulnerability

Adobe plans emergency patch A critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-1019) exists in Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.197 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2016-1019 is being actively exploited on systems…

Lockheed Martin hybrid airship nab $480M Deal

Lockheed Martin hybrid airship According to media reports Wednesday, Lockheed Martin Corp Wednesday announced that Straightline Aviation or SLA signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships with a potential value of approximately $480 million. As reported by CNN, SLA is working with Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive reseller of Lockheed…

siberian unicorn discovery Details When ‘Siberian hunicorn’ last lived on Earth (PHOTO)

siberian unicorn discovery For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn – a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse – died out some 350,000 years ago, but a beautifully preserved skull found in Kazakhstan has completely overturned that assumption. Turns out, these incredible creatures were still around as…

Arctic sea ice extent hits new record low

Arctic sea ice extent record low According to media reports Tuesday, Arctic sea ice appears to have hit a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in a row, according to NASA scientists. Researchers say every year, the cap of frozen seawater floating on top of the Arctic Ocean and its neighbouring seas…

iOS 9.3 iPad Activation Problems:  Solved

Apple AAPL -0.45% released iOS 9.3 earlier this week with several major features including Night Shift, Touch ID for Notes, a more personalized News app, new Apple Music options for CarPlay, additional Quick Actions for 3D Touch and several iOS in Education enhancements. Unfortunately, iOS 9.3 had some glitches along the way. A small group…