Britain’s former Myanmar envoy detained in Yangon, says report
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Britain’s former Myanmar envoy detained in Yangon, says report

Authorities in Myanmar have detained Britain’s former ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation, where a military junta seized power last year, three people with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday. Vicky Bowman, who currently runs the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), and her husband, Htein Lin, a Burmese artist and former political prisoner,…

UN Avers Russia & US Should Begin Negotiations On Replacing START Treaty Without Delay
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UN Avers Russia & US Should Begin Negotiations On Replacing START Treaty Without Delay

The United Nations (UN) stated that Russia and the United States should begin negotiations on replacing the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) as soon as possible. The statement was made by Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Under-Secretary-General High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, after the Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons on Friday, August 26. Her remarks came…

Apple updates, cookie theft, tech tips and a 5G cheat sheet top this week’s most-read news.

Apple updates, cookie theft, tech tips and a 5G cheat sheet top this week’s most-read news.

Too busy this week to catch all of the latest tech news? Have no fear: We’ve compiled and summarized TechRepublic’s top stories for Aug. 18 – 25. Apple users urged to install latest updates to combat hacking Only a few weeks before the fall Apple event, the tech company announced security patches that would keep hackers from gaining…

NEW PART DAY: X1501 MAKES FOR A TINY AND OPEN LINUX SOM

NEW PART DAY: X1501 MAKES FOR A TINY AND OPEN LINUX SOM

Ever wanted to run Linux in an exceptionally small footprint? Then [Reimu NotMoe] from [SudoMaker] has something for you! She’s found an unbelievably small Linux-able chip in BGA, and designed a self-contained tiny SoM (System on Module) breakout with power management and castellated pads. This breakout contains everything you need to have Linux in a 16x16x2mm footprint….

Kim Kardashian shows off her signature curves front and center in a bodycon dress at the Vanity Fair Oscars

Kim Kardashian shows off her signature curves front and center in a bodycon dress at the Vanity Fair Oscars

Kim Kardashian put her iconic curves front and center as she mingled with Hollywood royalty at the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. The 41-year-old reality star was a vision in a light blue dress that hugged every inch of her body as she arrived for the exclusive party, which took place at the Wallis Annenberg…

5 Notes from the Heat Closing Game 6 victory over the 76ers

5 Notes from the Heat Closing Game 6 victory over the 76ers

Philadelphia – Perhaps the bubble run was no accident. The Miami Heat return to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they will face either the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks (who leads their series 3-2) or the Boston Celtics. On Thursday, The Heat eliminated the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 6 of Semi-Final Series Eastern Conferenceturning a one-point match into…

Rocket Lab catches falling booster with helicopter before dropping it

Rocket Lab catches falling booster with helicopter before dropping it

Rocket Lab caught the falling booster of its Electron rocket on Monday with a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter before dropping it in the Pacific Ocean. After capturing the rocket stage, the helicopter crew was forced to let it go for safety reasons.  It was later collected by a waiting boat.  The California-based aerospace company launched the Electron rocket in the…

What would the future look like without passwords, and when

What would the future look like without passwords, and when

Managing your online passwords can be a chore. Creating the sort of long, complicated passwords that best deter cyber-thieves — especially for dozens of different online accounts — can be tedious. But it’s necessary, considering the record number of data breaches in the U.S. last year. That’s why it’s so enticing to dream about a future where nobody has to constantly…

This will be the first US spacecraft to land on the Moon since Apollo

This will be the first US spacecraft to land on the Moon since Apollo

Astrobotic has finally offered a good look at the vehicle that will carry scientific payloads to the lunar surface. The company has revealed the finished version of the Peregrine Moon lander ahead of its launch in the fourth quarter of the year. It’s an externally simple design that resembles an upside-down pot, but that will be…