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Hubble Telescope Is Back In Business After Month Long Break

@thebigk • 1 year ago

Hubble telescope has resumed its operations after a month-long break. The NASA team had halted the operations after an issue with the payload computer. The data collection was stopped and all the other on-board instruments were placed in safe mode. All these instruments are now operational. Hubble's spent 31 years in space; but NASA expects that it will last many more years.

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Internet Explorer (Browser) Retires on June 15, 2022

@thebigk • 1 month ago

Microsoft has announced the retirement of Internet Explorer - the browser that ruled the Internet for larger part of our Internet lives. IE was launched in 1995 with Win 95 and it's had its own good and bad relationship with web developers for almost 27 years.

IE is being replaced by Microsoft Edge. Edge, will be the default web browser from Microsoft.

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Razorpay Hacked: Hacker Steals ₹7.3 cr By Authorising 831 Failed Transactions

@thebigk • 2 months ago

India's leading payment gateway provider, Razorpay is investigating loss of ₹7.3 Cr via 831 failed transactions. The hacker has supposedly manipulated the authorisation process of the gateway provider to authenticate failed transactions. The theft was detected during audit of the transactions.

Abhishek Anand, head of Legal Disputes and Law Enforcement at Razorpay has filed a complaint with South East Cyber Crime Police on May 16th. The details of all the transactions have been handed over to the police.

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Trouve Motor H2 Hyper Maxi Scooter Promises Upto 230 Km Range

@thebigk • 3 months ago

Trouve Motor's promising between 130-230 km range on single charge for its upcoming H2 Hyper Maxi Scooter. The specs haven't been disclosed yet, but the motor will deliver 4.8 kW of continuous and 7.9 kW of peak power. The company will start accepting bookings in August 2022 and delivery will start in the first half of 2023.

Arun Sunny, founder of Trouve Motor said that the 2-wheeler EV market in India has grown by 132% in 2021 and the grown in coming years will be even better.

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Twitter has extraordinary potential. I will unlock it - Elon Musk

@thebigk • 3 months ago

Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter and has offered to buy the company for $54.20/share in cash, aka $43 billion.

Musk said, "My offer is my best and final offer and if it is not accepted, I would need to reconsider my position as a shareholder". He further added, "Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company. Twitter has extraordinary potential. I will unlock it."

Musk currently owns 9.2% share in Twitter and was also offered a seat on the board of directors; which he declined.

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Xiaomi 12 Pro India Priced at Rs. 60000

@thebigk • 4 months ago

Xiaomi 12, 12 Pro, and 12X are all set to release in India, and the price of Xiaomi 12 Pro is Rs. 60000. The phone features a 6.73" AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 4600 mAh battery, and a whopping 120W fast charger.

The phone also gets a triple camera setup to capture 50MP photos.

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