Perseverance lands on Mars

Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends new images of Mars  released  by NASA.   NASA’ Perseverance rover two meters above the surface of Mars as it gave more details of the mission. The US S4ace agency’s robot successfully landed on Mars just before  1pm local time on Thursday.e

Fancy drinking your Coca-cola from paper bottle

Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate plastic from its packaging entirely and has set a goal of producing zero waste by 2030. The Paper Bottle Company or PABOCO is a Danish firm behind the innovative development of the paper-based container, 100  per cent recyclable,  which is…

Weetabix in a pickle over Heinz baked beans

Weetabix shared pictures on Twitter of Heinz baked beans slathered over a couple of its cereal biscuits. The tweet has since been shared thousands of times. The caption read: “ Why should bread have all the fun when there’s Weetabix? Serving up @ HeinzUK Beanz on bix for breakfast with a twist. #ItHasToBeHeinz#HaveYouHadYourWeetabix”. Google, YouTube,…

Ensure chip shortage does not affect you

Qualcomm, which makes processors and modem that power any of the leading smartphones and other consumer gadgets,  what the resurgent car industry was facing called “ Chipageddon.” When the supplies run short, it halts manufacturing chips, as gamers struggled to buy new graphic cards, Apple had to stagger the release of its iPhones 12 Pro…

Alphabet sees record ad growth

  Google’s parent company Alphabet saw record revenues for the second straight quarter despite the pandemic. Google’s advertising business including YouTube, accounted for 81 per cent of Alphabet’s $56.9bn in fourth-quarter sales up 23 per cent compared with last year. The Cloud unit also saw strong growth as sales were $13.1 bn for the full…

Corporate America and China

Clyde Prestowitz who worked for President Ronald Regan, and renowned globalisation and Asian expert has advised subsequent US administrations offers useful advice for Joe Biden the new American 46th president to adopt, as resetting US relations with China will be one of his top agenda. The strategies that the United States and its allies can…

Verifying, Identifying and Amplifying new evidence  as history  is filmed by losers on their smartphones

Bellingcat, the home-grown investigative unit, the most innovative practitioners of open-source intelligence and online journalism, self-taught internet sleuths end up solving several mega crimes of our time. Their founder, a high school dropout on a kitchen laptop tells the story of how they created a whole new category of information-gathering galvanising citizen journalists across the…

Blake the enigmatic spy has died at 98

  George Blake, one of cold war’s notorious double agents has died aged 98, according to RIA Novosti. The former MI6 officer, was also the Soviet spy for 9 years handing over information that led to the betrayal of 40 MI6 agents in Eastern Europe. He was jailed in 1960, but escaped in 1966 and…