Parker sets off on its journey to the Sun

Parker sets off on its journey to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on its way for a rendezvous with the Sun. A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, carrying the spacecraft, lifted off on Saturday night from Space Launch Complex 37 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, its engines...
Arctic carbon cycle is speeding up

Arctic carbon cycle is speeding up

When people think of the Arctic, snow, ice and polar bears come to mind. Trees? Not so much. At least not yet. A new NASA-led study using data from the Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) shows that carbon in Alaska’s North Slope tundra ecosystems...

Women key to unlocking R175bn for SA economy

Women who want to start their own businesses have the potential to boost the South African economy by R175-billion, according to new research released today by Facebook. The study, conducted by Development Economics on behalf of Facebook, also reveals that if all the...

FakesApp spreads scams, fake news on WhatsApp

Check Point researchers have discovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allows a threat actor to intercept and manipulate messages sent by those in a group or private conversation. By doing so, attackers can put themselves in a position of immense power to not only...

Samsung debuts new Galaxy Note9

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its newest addition: the Samsung Galaxy Note9. “The impact mobile technology has had on business in the last decade is extraordinary and continuously evolving, driven by converging technologies that fuel innovation,” says Craige...