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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Pokemon Go attacked by hackers The latest sensation ‘Pokemon Go’ has been selling like hot cakes, but the gaming app came down after a hacking group took down the Pokémon Go servers using a DDOS attack.The group that calls itself “PoodleCorp” announced on Twitter that it was behind the action, which has left frustrated the millions of users who vent about not being able to play on social media. However, the claim is yet to be verified.According to CNN, the hugely popular Pokemon Go has been spreading like wildfire, since its release on July 7; the game has been topping the charts with 10 million downloads at Android and Apple devices.The augmented reality game works by superimposing Pokemon creatures into the real world which it does using your smartphone camera.The DDOS or Distributed Denial of Service attack is a method used by hackers to crash servers, in which they flood huge number of requests every ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Want to control your heart; control blood pressure Heart strokes are all too common, but there is good news for all that 90 percent of them are preventable.And how’s that, a recent study reveals that controlling your blood pressure is the answer, as high blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke and the impact of hypertension combine with nine other risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes.According to Indian Express, the study involved 27000 people from every continent in ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor not invited to Katrina Kaif’s birthday bash Bollywood’s Barbie doll, Katrina Kaif has turned a year older on July 16 and has planned a huge bash for her 33rd birthday. She has also jotted down names of her friends who will be invited for her birthday party but surprisingly, her ex-boyfriends Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor have not been included in the list. A leading Indian daily disclosed the guest list in their report. And as per that Ranbir Kapoor has not ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Katy Perry sings inspirational Olympic 2016 Anthem Pop superstar Katy Perry performed another smash unity song ‘Rise’ as an Olympic theme song, produced by hit maker Max Martin on Friday. This song is going to play as soundtrack in NBC's opening ceremony for 2016 Olympics coverage of the Rio games, throughout the event."I hope this song can inspire us to heal, unite, and rise together," Katy said in a statement.While sharing her feelings in another statement she said, “This is the song ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Jamal Shah hopes to cast Sonam Kapoor in his next Pakistani film Famous Pakistani actor and filmmaker Jamal shah on Saturday not only shared details of his first movie but also revealed to the local media that Bollywood sensation Sonam Kapoor is going to play the lead role in his next movie.Shah’s first movie ‘Revenge of the Worthless’ is set to hit the cinema screens across the country on July 22, but he is already planning his next project in which he wants, Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor ...

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How a smartphone thwarted a coup Everybody is well aware about the power of modern technology especially smartphones, and for those who ever doubted it should learn a lesson from the latest Turkey’s coup attempt.Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Friday adopted an unheard means to call for help, when the Turkish military on Friday shut down the internet services and social media platforms like Facebook and Google in what is being called an attempted coup.Using Apple's FaceTime video-chat software Erdogan ...

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A smartphone app that can cure blindness Blindness and visual impairment can be considered one of the cruelest forms of conditions afflicted on mankind. Fortunately, there is great news for visually impaired people, probably life changing news. They would now be able to see the world with their own eyes, all thanks to a smartphone app, which has been developed Dr Andrew Bastawrous an eye surgeon from London.According to CNN, Bastwrous with his team developed the Portable Eye Examination Kit or (Peek). ...