Tech History Today – Morris Worm

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Tech History Today November 2, 1988: Morris Worm shuts down 10 percent of the Internet The internet had been infected by the first super-villain in computer history—the Morris Worm on this day in 1988. The worm started replicating and affected 6000 computers causing system slow-downs. The Morris worm a.k.a. Internet worm of November 2, 1988, was one of the first computer worms...

13-inch MacBook Pro (2016) vs. Microsoft Surface Book

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The whistle has been blown. Both the industry giants, Microsoft and Apple have updated their top-spec flagship laptops to pull you to Windows and MacOS respectively and claim the cash in your pocket. Microsoft has launched the higher end version of its 2015 launch Surface Book named as Performance Base Model, while the Apple has updated its MacBook Pro, putting...

Do You Get Disturbed Easily? These Creepy Websites Are Not For You

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How deep have you dug the internet? Deep enough to find out the content that carries the most creepy, spine-chilling and goosebump-inducing information inside it? Even if yes, you'd be surprised to know that you are not even close to realizing how nasty the internet can be until you watch this video. This Halloween, we bring to you the 10 most disturbing...

5 Future Gadgets That World Should Get By 2020

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It is interesting to make predictions, especially about the things avowed to change your life in multiple ways. Tech enthusiasts can't help but entertain their mind by predicting future gadgets, based on the current trend in technology. Apparently, IoT, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and the Artificial Intelligence are the trending domains that seem to be promising for the tech...

Tech History Today – NASA Launches Deep Space 1

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Tech History Today October 24, 1998: NASA launches Deep Space 1 NASA launched Deep Space 1, a mission that carried out a flyby of asteroid 9969 Braille on this day in 1998.  Deep Space 1 (DS1) is a spacecraft of the NASA's New Millennium Program. It was dedicated to testing a payload of advanced technologies. NASA extended the mission twice to include an encounter...

Tech History Today – The First Apple iPod

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Tech History Today October 23, 2001: Jobs introduces the Apple iPod Steve Jobs introduced the original Apple iPod on this day in 2001. The company used the slogan "1000 Songs in your Pocket" to market the device. The original iPod featured a 5GB of hard drive, Firewire connectivity, and synchronization to iTunes. However, the initial launch didn't provide the compatibility with Windows...

Tech History Today – Invention of Electronic Photocopier

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Tech History Today October 22, 1938: Chester Carlson successfully invents the first electronic photocopier Chester Carlson and his assistant Otto Kornei, on this day in 1938, successfully invented the first electronic photocopier. Chester Carlson was originally a patent attorney, as well as a part-time researcher and inventor. His job at the patent office in New York required him to make a large number of...

Tech History Today – Rise of the Wang Industries

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Tech History Today October 21, 1949: Dr. An Wang patents Magnetic Ferrite Core Memory Dr. An Wang filed a patent for magnetic core memory using ferrite on this day in 1949. It later came to be entitled as “pulse transfer controlling devices.”  This was the first move that ignited the rise of the Wang industries – a company that later arose as...

Tech History Today – Atari’s First Game To Use Cockpit Cabinet: Hi-Way

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Tech History Today October 20, 1975: Atari launches its first cockpit cabinet game 'Hi-Way' Atari filed for a patent on the sit down 'cockpit' arcade cabinet game 'Hi-Way' on this day in 1975. Hi-Way was a first-person driving game in which you had to dodge cars while driving. The game was marketed with the slogan “Hi Way — All It Needs Is...

Boycott “Made in China” Products: 5 Technologies that India Will Lose

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China's continued opposition to India's effort to declare Pakistan-based terrorists as international terrorists has angered many Indians. Since then, a call to boycott Chinese products has been trending on social media. Although, it seems like a peculiarly revengeful tactic to terminate the Chinese dominance on the Indian goods market; this hyper-nationalist reaction by the Indian crowd might land India back...