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Child Born On Air Gets Free Life Time Travel Gift From Airline

An Indian airline has given its youngest customer the ultimate birthday present. Jet Airways has awarded a free lifetime travel pass to a baby boy born during a flight from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, to Kochi in southwest India. The boy is the first baby to be born in-flight for Jet Airways. Pilots diverted flight 9W

Medical Drones Could Replace Ambulances At Saving Lives

Usually when someone suffers from cardiac arrest, it’s like a time bomb starts ticking. The best way to increase survival rate is to get someone a defibrillator-and fast. Ambulances have to deal with red lights. Dronescan fly. So some Swedish researchers ran some timed trials to see whether drones really could beat ambulances at the

Soon Vahana At Your Service

Days are not far away, hailing a flying taxi will someday be as easy as pulling out your phone and pressing a button. That’s the future presented by a number of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft projects, and major transportation movers and shakers, most notably Uber and its partners, have outlined plans to take

Google Doodle Eulogizes First Native American Physician

The search giant honored a deserving figure in American history on Saturday: Susan La Flesche Picotte, the first Native American to earn a medical degree. Picotte was illustrated as the Google homepage’s Google Doodle on Saturday in honor of what would have been her 152nd birthday. Picotte was a doctor and an activist. The Omaha

Microsoft Makes The Surface Pro Perfect

In a latest development, Microsoft’s update to the popular and admittedly excellent Surface Pro 4 is called, simply, the Surface Pro. There is no Pro 5. It’s so similar that one can rely primarily on touch to tell the difference. There’s the slight curve along the previously flat, magnesium shell’s outer edge, the slightly narrowed

Tesla’s Model X Declared To Be The Safest SUV Of All Time

Tesla has added another cap to its feathers The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently gave the Model X perfect safety scores across the board after putting the SUV through its vaunted five-star crash testing program. The scores are the highest ever for an SUV, according to Tesla. The ratings confirm Tesla’s safety claims

Amazon Finally Updates Echo

When Amazon introduced voice calling and messaging for its smart speaker Echo in May, users were quick to point out that it was missing one key feature, blocking. Now Amazon is finally addressing those concerns. In the latest update to the Alexa app, the company finally added a way to block contacts from calling and

Hackers Trying TO Spread Fake News

or the legitimate owner to regain control of their handle. The activists and journalists in Venezuela, Bahrain, Myanmar, and elsewhere have been targeted with this method. The goal is to spread misinformation and silence the target, but the attackers are also deleting older posts that they don’t like. The idea of the Doubleswitch is pretty

Over 70% Smartphone Apps Share Your Data With Others Third-Party Services

A new study has warned that more than 70 per cent of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party tracking companies like Google Analytics, the Facebook Graph API or Crashlytics, warns a new study. When people install a new Android or iOS app, it asks the user’s permission before accessing personal information. Some of

Oculus Putting Free VR System In Over a Hundred California Libraries

Oculus is making an attempt for making high-end virtual reality to the public. Oculus is doing it in California with an initiative that will place 100 Oculus Rift headsets and VR-ready PC systems in 90 libraries throughout the state. Making high-end VR available through local libraries isn’t just a brilliant bit of marketing by Oculus,

WhatsApp Adds New Feature

WhatsApp is amping up its photo sharing and messaging abilities for iPhone users.The Facebook-owned chat platform just dropped a new update and included in the release are new Albums and Filters features for photo sharing, and a new quick reply function. WhatsApp has a variety of ways for users to share photos and videos, including