Stripped-down synthetic organism sheds light on nature of life

WASHINGTON Scientists on Thursday announced the creation of a synthetic organism stripped down to the bare essentials with the fewest genes needed to survive and multiply, a feat at the microscopic level that may provide big insights on the very nature...

How to use Apple's new Night Shift feature in iOS 9.3

Apple just released its biggest software update since iOS 9.0 rolled out last year. With it, Apple is making the highly anticipated Night Shift feature, which reduced the amount of blue light emitted by your display, available to everyone. See also: Apple...

Adobe issues emergency update to Flash after ransomware attacks

BOSTON Adobe Systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs. The software maker urged...

Using Apache Sling adaptTo API

Apache Sling provides a way to adpat Sling related classes to our domain classes. The Resource and ResourceResolver interface provides the adaptTo method, which adapts the objects to other classes.Examples of the usage of this API would be when we want to...

Going places: machine beats top Go player in win for artificial intelligence

SEOUL Google's AlphaGo computer program on Wednesday won the first of five matches against one of the world's top players of a complex board game, Go, marking a dramatic advance for the field of artificial intelligence (AI). South Korean professional ...

Samsung Electronics set for best quarter in over two years on second-quarter smartphone boost

SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is poised to issue guidance for its best quarterly profit in more than two years, propelled by a surge in mobile earnings on the back of robust sales of its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones. The South Korean gi...

Indy marketing firm opens in Nucleus

Delivra, an Indianapolis-based email marketing service provider, has opened a Louisville office at the Nucleus business park in downtown Louisville. The firm has more than 30 employees at its Indianapolis headquarters. The firm's local office houses two...

Couchbase 4.5 Beta Is Now Available – Faster, Simpler, More Secure

Couchbase 4.5 Beta is now available, download!This release has three main themes: Here is the list of features that you can now play with:FasterSub Document APIMemory-Optimized Global IndexesArray IndexingFaster Read-Your-Own-Write Consistency with N1QL ...

Branson's Virgin Galactic unveils new passenger spaceship

MOJAVE, Calif. Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture unveiled a new passenger spacecraft on Friday, nearly 16 months after a fatal accident destroyed its sister ship during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.The rollout of the gleaming...

Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

WASHINGTON It was a creature so outlandish that scientists say it reminds them of the fanciful beasts conjured up by Dr. Seuss. But would the famous children's book author have thought up a marine reptile with a hammerhead snout it used to snack on alg...