Post Menopause Motherhood Sparks Debate

Brigitte Nielson, who gave birth at 54, is hitting the headlines not only for becoming a mother but also for her age at which she delivered a healthy baby.

In fact, the famous actress is very positive about the decisions of her life and is offering encouragement to the ladies who have not yet tasted the essence of motherhood and are approaching menopause.

She stated that she is the owner of her life and takes her own decision. She also mentioned that her husband and she share a strong relationship that is not affected by what the other people think and believe.

The famous actress got married to Mattia Dessi in 2006. At that time, he was 39. After hitting 40, she had started to freeze her eggs. She also had a 3–4% chance of conceiving through the normal procedure. However, she succeeded in conceiving after 14 years of trial through IVF.

She is blessed with 4 kids from previous marriages but Frida is her only child with Dessi.

Conventionally, it is impossible to conceive after menopause. With the passing time and advent of the latest technologies, the same has been made possible. To be precise, the numbers of older mothers are increasing exponentially. According to the study released in 2016 by the ONS or Office of National Statistics, the rate of older mothers has increased by 2%. The study has not been able to prove whether or not the mothers belong to the category of 50 years. However, the women who are nearing menopause or has reached menopause are seeking for the medical assistance at an increased rate.

Though the chances of becoming a mother after menopause are increasing, the health of the children is a prime reason for concern. On one hand, most of the ladies give birth to healthy infants while some fail to do so. Dr. Janine Elson stated that the risks associated with the health of the newborns increase with the older age.


Sir Paul McCartney Performs A Secret Gig At The Cavern

It has been more than 60 years since Paul McCartney, the legendary Beatles singer and bass guitarist, first entered the Cavern Club. On Thursday McCartney “secretly” had a gig on the same stage. So much as 250 people appeared to hear the legend perform his 28-song set.

The songs he performed ranged from classic Beatles hits from the 60s to songs from his latest solo album.76-year-old McCartney addressed the crowd saying how amazing it was for him to return to the Cavern.175 fans were lucky enough to get free tickets from the box office arena after the announcement of the show on Thursday morning. McCartney kicked off the show with lyrics from Michelle.

He had auditioned with this song in 1957 for John Lennon. Back in the early 60s the Beatles played 292 times at the Cavern. McCartney has played once at the present Cavern since then in 1999.Homages to George Harrison and John Lennon were paid. In Spite of All the Danger was a part of his song-set which was written and recorded while they were The Quarrymen. Wings and Beatles hits like Band on the Run and Magical Mystery Tour and many more from Egypt Station, Paul’s new solo album, were also sung. His virility and vigor were clearly reflected in his gig. The lyrics of Come On To Me might have had suggestions of McCartney still casually dating if he wasn’t a happily married man. The song Fuh You, as the singer said, can be interpreted freely. James Jardine, a concertgoer said that McCartney has “still got it”. Many others weren’t as lucky and waited outside to steal a look of the man. The rock legend played at the Philharmonic pub for the TV show by James Corden for around 50 fans. Monday saw him performing at Abbey Road Studios as stars like Johnny Depp, Kylie Minogue and Stormzy watched.


Jeff Bezos—The Man Behind Amazon’s Stellar Growth

There is a woman behind every man’s success. However, there is a man behind the success of the pioneer in the niche of e-commerce, Amazon. Jeff Bezos is the name that has successfully created a ripple in the world of digitization with his innovative approach and state-of-art methodologies.

Nearly 20 years ago, he saw a dream of being able to create a platform that will enable the people to access diversified kinds of items like pet foods, caviar, and others with just a single click. He also thought that the popularity of the malls will deplete significantly while the shops will have to rely on the convenience as well as entertainment to survive. He materialized his dreams by building the empire of Amazon.

It was founded in 1994, which is now a trillion dollar company, selling from the hand-me-down books to the A1 amenities. Now, Jeff Bezos is looking forward to exploring the other genres rather constricting the business to the retail market.

The richest man in the world owns the Washington Post newspaper. He is also the owner of Blue Origin, an aerospace company, which has plans to sell tickets that will allow the people to travel in space. In fact, he has hinted to announce a few philanthropic plans during the forthcoming summer.

His former girlfriend from high school also stated that she had always speculated Jeff Bezos to accomplish the journey to outer space. She had also stated that his idea was to tweaking the future rather than earning money.

In high school itself, Bezos had stated to establish colonies in the outer space. He had also dismantled his crib with the help of a screwdriver when he was 3, which clearly depicted his knack for engineering.

He has always stated that he looks forward to enjoying immediate results rather than gaining from a long-term project. However, the world is awaiting his next step towards the success.


Low-Priced RDP Access Leave Systems Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

The RDP (remote desktop protocol) that allows remote administrator access to a computer is extremely vulnerable to dark web attackers with a capability to bring down firms and cripple cities. This is claimed via an investigation spearheaded by the cyber security provider McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team. In its analysis, McAfee found that authorization connected to building automation and security systems of a huge international airport can be purchased for just US$10.

RDP is a proprietary protocol designed by Microsoft to permit consumers access a different PC via a graphical interface. It is an influential software for systems admins. If in the corrupt hands, RDP can be employed for devastating impact, the survey claimed.

As claimed in the study, the dark web has RDP shops (online websites trading RDP authorization of hacked devices) from which one can purchase logins to PCs to possibly bring down major firms and cripple cities.

“The Advanced Threat Research team of McAfee looked at different RDP stores, ranging from 15 to over 40,000 RDP links for trading at UAS (Ultimate Anonymity Service). It is a Russian business and the biggest active store we studied. We also saw at smaller stores found via forum chats and searches. During our study we observed that the size of the larger stores varies daily almost 10%. The aim of our study was not to generate a definitive list of RDP stores; instead, we wanted a better reorganization of the products offered, general modus operandi, and possible victims,” the firm claimed to the media in an interview.

On a related note, recently it was stated that McAfee is building security functions to safeguard digital wallets from scams and frauds. “India has a huge number of wallets in comparison to other nations,” claimed managing director for South Asia at McAfee, Anand Ramamoorthy, to the media in an interview.


Rocket Lab States It Is About To Construct A Second Launch Pad In The US

Rocket Lab, which is a small satellite launch firm, states it is looking to extend its spaceflight operations by building a new launch site in the US. This new pad will be the 2nd one for the firm, which already lift-offs its rockets from a personal site in New Zealand.

The startup has not selected a place for the 2nd launch pad yet but has tipped it down to 4 locations, everyone at government-operated launch services. These comprise the 2 most copious spaceports of US, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California and Cape Canaveral in Florida. The other 2 locations comprise the Pacific Spaceport Complex, southern Alaska, and Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. Initially, the firm requires working through all the essential regulatory obstacles and prices, as well as decipher how long the building will require. A new site will be crafted particularly for primary probe of Rocket Lab, the Electron.

The new launch pad will be named Launch Complex 2—a suitable title provided that the New Zealand site is known as Launch Complex 1. The foremost launch from the unit is scheduled to take place in the 2019’s first half, and Rocket Lab states the facility will be capable of backing lift-offs at least once a month. The firm has been very apparent that it aspires to lift-off its rockets as often as likely, ultimately sending up a probe every 3 Days. This 2nd unit could assist Rocket Lab to better accomplish that aim by letting for more regular flights to space.

A Canadian startup, Kepler Communications, developing a web of 140 telecom CubeSats, has joined forces with the Satellite Applications Catapult in the United Kingdom to construct a 3rd and ultimate prototype prior to pressing on with the complete constellation. During 2019’ summer, Kepler intends to set-off the prototype satellite, prior to the launch of the bigger constellation later that year.


Microsoft Whiteboard App To Be Made Available For iOS & Web

Tech behemoth Microsoft Corporation has currently introduced its new app Whiteboard collaboration on Windows 10. The company sources claim that freeform inking application, which can now be easily accessed on Windows 10, will be introduced on web and iOS in the coming months.

Microsoft Whiteboard permits the team members to work together on a blank digital canvas, both individually as well as from the distant location. Additionally, the new application also offers keyboard support facility for the team members to write notes & type their innovative ideas on the canvas.

Apparently, whiteboard app features the ability to append and manipulate images. Furthermore, the app can automatically identify an individual drawing a table, thereby helping the collaborators in keeping their ideas in an organized form.

Reports state that the new application tool permits multiple users in real-time collaboration on an idea by making use of pictures and doodles. It facilitates users to make use of stylus for taking notes and drawing illustrations.

Experts claim that post a brainstorming session, information on the whiteboards can be saved & shared through the Microsoft cloud. Reportedly, team members can refer this data at any time in the near future.

According to the tech giant, Window 10 users will now be able to access Whiteboard application. Additionally, Office 365 commercial users of the app & individuals having personal account with Microsoft can easily access its collaboration features. The firm boasts that it is planning to introduce new collaboration features of the Whiteboard app across multiple Office 365 tenants in the near future.

Microsoft has reported that the Whiteboard was used by over 2,00,000 users in December last year. Sources claim that Whiteboard app utilizes Microsoft’s ‘intelligent link’ to identify the pictures of an individual and give it a standard shape. The app has the ability to autosave the work of the user, thereby helping him/her to continue the work that he/she left off.


Sony Pictures Geared To Slash Headcounts

Sony Pictures is supposedly aiming to cut 5% of its labor force. As per a media report, the firm declared this through an internal memo witnessed by several news organizations.

The firm is supposedly slashing jobs in its worldwide distribution and marketing groups. As per the report, mentioning the memo, the firm’s domestic and international groups will be merged into single teams, resulting in the loss of almost 25 jobs from a workforce of 550, claimed a source who is well known with the issue and asked not to be named since the information-insensitive.

Distribution and marketing head at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Josh Greenstein, claimed in the memo, “The reorganization will assist our department better mirror the realities of how films are introduced these days, and develop the connective tissue required externally and internally to be efficient and effective.”

The studio is consequently claimed to be removing positions in strategy, research, media, publicity, distribution & consumer groups, and operations. The report also spoke about the increasing requirement for Hollywood studios to be more competent with the up-and-coming forms of entertainment such as video-streaming offerings.

Speaking of Sony, the electric behemoth recently has unveiled its newest handset Xperia XA2 Plus in London. The handset is the heir to Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia XA2 that were declared in January 2018.

Xperia XA2 Plus is anticipated to be a mid-range handset. According to the blog, Xperia XA2 Plus will have two different versions such as 6 GB RAM couple with 64 GB internal memory and 4 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory.

The handset is fueled by Snapdragon 630 chip by Qualcomm. It has a full HD + 6-inch screen with 18:9 of aspect ratio. Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 coating to improve the durability of the screen.


Seagate Launches Its Newest Fast SSD Drives On Account Of Amazon Prime Day Sale

This week Seagate Technology declared the accessibility of its newest Fast SSD drives in India with an introductory cost of Rs 8,990 on account of Amazon Prime Day. The SSD drive will be obtainable in 2 storage versions such as 500 GB and 250GB. The 500 GB and 250 GB versions will be obtainable for INR 10,990 and INR 8,990 respectively as fraction of the introductory pricing of Amazon Prime Day. The special introductory cost is legitimate for one month of offer period starting from July 16, 2018.

The Seagate Fast SSD was rolled out previously at CES 2018 this year, as fraction of the firm’s new series of product services extending its SSD portfolio. As per the firm, the Fast SSD is an ultra-portable and lightweight flash drive that has almost 540MB/s transfer rates of fast performance, USB-C connectivity, and is shock-resistance.

Seagate states that with an utmost sequential write & read speed up to 500 and 540 MB/s, consumers will be capable of working at any time, on any project, straightly from the Fast SSD. The device also has a software for folder syncing that permits consumers to copy their projects & files and have a selected folder monitored. This is done so that the Fast SSD will automatically level up with the newest modifications to their folders. It comprises a formatting software for consumers to optimize the drive for cross-OS compatibility or utmost performance.

The price of the SSD on Amazon post the offer period will jump to Rs 13,990 for 500 GB variant and Rs 9,990 for 250GB version.

On a related note, on account of Amazon Prime Day, the firm is launching 25 additional exclusive products on the platform. Earlier, the company announced 200 exclusive launches of product during the 36-hour sale.


Iconic Launch Towers At The Cape Canaveral Knocked Downed

Cape Canaveral has been always an esteemed location for the US space plan, having hosting few of the most significant space missions extending back decades. Nonetheless, few of the most historic launch sites encountered their finish thanks to few expediently situated high explosives. The huge towers at Launch Complex 17 came crashing down, spotting the finish of a period for at least a minute part of US spaceflight history.

According to the reports of Florida Today, the destruction went efficiently, with a couple of enormous launch towers and frameworks diminishing asymmetrical under their own mass. The site previously hosted a lift-off 7 Years ago, and at present, after over half a century of customary use and over 300 launches, finally the hardware is being retreated.

The destruction and following cleaning are priced at about $2 Million, and several service providers will now start the tricky job of eliminating & recycling around 1,700 tons of steel and concrete of around a couple thousand tons.

The site assisted in launching few very significant assignments for NASA, comprising Mars rovers’ trio, innumerable satellites, and numerous orbiters that traveled to planets of the Solar System. However, the destruction of the aging towers does not signify the end of using the Complex 17, as Moon Express, a spaceflight startup, is planned to conquest and start developing its own framework for experiments and other future launches.

On the other end, Rocket Lab, a small satellite launch provider, is intending to develop a new launch location in the United States, as declared by the company a few days back. Even though the Rocket Lab is a US startup situated in California, it has lifted-off assignments from New Zealand only, where the firm has built the foremost private launch complex of the world, created on a remote peninsula.


Apple’s “Back to School Promotion” Offers Students Free Beats Headphones

Apple recently announced that its “Back to School Promotion” is now active. The company asserted that the offer will be valid up to September 25, 2018. According to the recent offer, students buying new Macs and iPad Pros will be given Beats headphones for free.

As offered in the past years, this offer is valid for all college students. However, college as well as K-12 schools faculties are also fit to avail this offer. The customer can select to buy from a range of products, such as MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro, iMac Pro, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air, to avail this offer and get a set of Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones, Powerbeats 3, or Beats X for free.

However, the buyers of iPad Pro have limitations of range to choose from. They will have to choose from either Beats X or Powerbeats 3 headphones. The company has given this addition offer along with the regular education concessions for the eligible consumers through its education storefront. Apple is also offering students with a 20% discount on an extended AppleCare warranty.

On a related note, Apple recently announced the latest unique investment fund in China. This fund is intended to connect the suppliers with renewable energy sources. Earlier, Apple had committed to deal with the issues related to the climate change. The funds will also focus on increasing the use of renewable energy within its supply chain.

Initially, the company has included 10 suppliers. In cooperation these suppliers, the company will invest nearly $300 Million over the next 4 Years into the “China Clean Energy Fund”. This fund will develop and empower the clean energy projects in China. These projects are expected to provide a total of more than 1 Gigawatt of renewable energy in China that can be used to power nearly 1 Million homes.