Words With Friends player data allegedly stolen for 218 million users

A known hacker claims to have obtained names, email addresses, encrypted passwords, phone numbers, and Facebook IDs from 218 million players of Words With Friends, a popular game of letters…

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Monkeys outperform humans when it comes to cognitive flexibility

When it comes to exploring new options for solving a problem, Capuchin and Rhesus monkeys show more cognitive flexibility than humans, say US scientists. Explanations. Humans live in complex environments…

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Hubble Captures Beautiful Planetary Nebula Image

The Hubble Space Telescope of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) has resulted in the creation of a new image of NGC 2022,…

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It’s now possible to search for text displayed on your images in Google Photos

Google has quietly added a new feature to its Photos app that allows you to search for and copy text displayed on images in your phone. The feature uses optical…

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First Ever Picture of a Black Hole Scoops $3-Million Prize

The 347 scientists who collaborated to produce the first image of a black hole last April were honored on Thursday with the Breakthrough Prize, a US $ 3 million prize…

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This malicious Android application has been downloaded more than 100 million times

Google removed the CamScanner application from the Play Store on Wednesday after it was discovered that it contained malicious software. The app downloaded more than 100 million times on the…

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kids with older brothers learn language slower: study

Children with older brothers have, on average, a somewhat slower linguistic development, found French scientists associated with the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Children’s language has been studied for…

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The hypothetical ninth planet could be a black hole

It is possible that the planet hiding in the confines of our solar system is not one: American astrophysicists put forward the idea that it could be a very small…

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We are all mutants, but some more than others

All babies are born with genetic mutations different from those of their parents, but some have more than others, show the work of American geneticists. At birth, newborns typically have…

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Weight management apps cause concern

In a world where diets and weight loss programs are easily accessible online or through apps, healthcare professionals are worried about these solutions that tackle a problem of great complexity,…

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