AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

AlphaBay went offline earlier this month Two of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data. According to Europol, there were more than 250,000 listings for illegal […]

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Google Street View lands on the International Space Station

    If you’ve always wanted to poke around inside a spaceship but don’t ever wish to leave the safety of Earth, Google Street View now lets you explore the International Space Station (ISS) right from your computer. Astronauts have been working and living on the ISS for the past 16 years, and Street View now allows […]

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Find Out Which Android O Feature Nexus 6P And 5X Do Not Support

These past couple of months have been tough for the Nexus line of phones. Even though Nexus devices have quite a loyal fan base which they managed to gather due to their impressive abilities to support various experiments and whatnot with custom ROMs, as well as their overall good specs and such, the truth still […]

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KFC Huawei Smartphone Launched in China for 30th Anniversary

  Yum Brands’ Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has collaborated with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei to bring out limited editions (5000 units) of a KFC Huawei smartphone under its own brand, with both logos integrated. This is to mark KFC’s 30th-anniversary celebrations in China. The KFC Huawei 7 Plus smartphone is bright red in color, with the […]

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Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Has Casting Problems

Disney’s series of live-action fairy tale reboots have proven hugely popular so far, and there many more to come over the next few years, including The Lion King, The Jungle Book 2, and Mulan. However, it has been reported that the producers of the much-anticipated remake of Aladdin can’t find anyone to play the lead role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]

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British arms sales to Saudi Arabia upheld in court

  July 10 (UPI) — Britain’s High Court ruled Monday that the sales of arms to Saudi Arabia are lawful. Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest purchaser of British-made weapons and has bought $3.86 billion of armaments from British industries in the past two years. It has purchased, among other items, Typhoon and Tornado fighter planes, […]

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Google Doodle celebrates woman who made alcohol from potatoes

    The woman who discovered that potatoes could be turned into alcohol is celebrated in today’s Google Doodle. Eve Ekeblad, born on July 10th, 1724 was the Swedish scientist who brought potatoes, which were at that time grown mainly in the greenhouses of the aristocracy, to the general Swedish population. However, she is most […]

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Oral sex is causing the spread of ‘untreatable gonorrhoea’, say experts

The WHO claims cases of gonorrhoea in the throat are most worrying, and that they’re being rapidly spread by oral sex. Dr Teodora Wi explained that the resistance has come about by existing bacteria in the throat mixing with antibiotics used to treat non-sexually transmitted throat infections. “When you use antibiotics to treat infections like a normal […]

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Qualcomm seeks Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents. Qualcomm said it had asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to investigate and impose an […]

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Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

The Jawbone website is still trading Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up, the BBC understands. The BBC has learned that reports of the liquidation published by news site The Information are correct. Jawbone said it had no comment. The firm has emailed […]

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